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North Wyoming sugar beet harvest nearly done

North Wyoming sugar beet harvest nearly done

POWELL, Wyo. — Indications are of a normal sugar beet harvest in northern Wyoming.

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Rimrock Mall entrance to have a new look

Rimrock Mall entrance to have a new look

The entrance at Rimrock Mall will soon have a new look.

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North Dakota oil well spills 830 barrels of saltwater

WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota oil regulators say a well in Mountrail County spilled 830 barrels of saltwater, but the mess was cleaned up.

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Housing secretary visits North Dakota oil patch

Housing secretary visits North Dakota oil patch

WILLISTON, N.D. — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and western North Dakota officials asked the head of the federal Department of Housing and Urban De…

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MSU names Outstanding Agricultural Leaders

The Montana State University College of Agriculture will present its Outstanding Agricultural Leader awards during the annual Celebrate Agricu…

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CVS Health expands tobacco ban to pharmacy network

First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other…

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Housing and Urban Development chief to visit Bakken

Housing and Urban Development chief to visit Bakken

WILLISTON, N.D. — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is set to host U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro in western North Dakot…

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Company considers oil refinery at Devils Lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A Canada-based energy company is considering building an oil refinery at Devils Lake.

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Contractor killed at North Antelope Rochelle; mine's 2nd death this year

Contractor killed at North Antelope Rochelle; mine's 2nd death this year

CASPER, Wyo. — A contractor was killed Saturday evening at Peabody Energy’s North Antelope Rochelle Mine, a company spokeswoman confirmed Mond…

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Wyoming producers brace for change in Beef Checkoff

Wyoming producers brace for change in Beef Checkoff

CASPER, Wyo. — Cowboy State cattle producers are bracing for an overhaul of the national Beef Checkoff Program after the U.S. Department of Ag…

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Poll: Most think oil counties don't get enough funding

DICKINSON, N.D. — The majority of North Dakotans, regardless of location or political leaning, think oil-producing counties do not receive eno…

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Jail overcrowding spreads across North Dakota

MINOT, N.D. — Jail overcrowding has spread beyond the Bakken.

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Williston still has homeless, transient population

Williston still has homeless, transient population

WILLISTON, N.D. — When the oil boom hit Williston, people had no trouble finding employment, but finding a bed was another matter.

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Have You Heard: Montana 9th poorest state, study says

A new survey shows that Montanans’ income and individual wealth are not keeping up with the state’s fast economic growth.

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Cyber hassle: Data breaches cause headaches for area banks and businesses

Cyber hassle: Data breaches cause headaches for area banks and businesses

Billings-area banks and credit unions are sending thousands of new credit and debit cards to customers this month following data breaches at H…

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Business digest

Business digest

ABF Freight, an ArcBest company, has been awarded a SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which lauded the …

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CNN’s Ling documents women seizing oil patch opportunities

CNN’s Ling documents women seizing oil patch opportunities

WILLISTON, N.D. — CNN’s Lisa Ling said when she came to Williston, she was prepared to be cat-called due to the influx of men working in the o…

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North Dakota well leaking oil, gas and water

WILLISTON, N.D. — Authorities say workers are attempting to contain an out-of-control oil well in North Dakota.

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Bozeman Kmart closing in January; other Montana stores will stay open

Bozeman Kmart closing in January; other Montana stores will stay open

BOZEMAN — The Kmart store in Bozeman is closing its doors in mid-January.

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Former Billings Beef O'Brady's owners seek bankruptcy protection

Former Billings Beef O'Brady's owners seek bankruptcy protection

The former owners of the Beef O’Brady’s franchise in Billings have filed for bankruptcy in Arizona, owing more than $2.1 million related prima…

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