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North Dakota Oil Train Explosion

posted on January 3, 2014 at 6:09 PM

North Dakota Oil Train Explosion
Residents of the southeastern North Dakota town of Casselton are back home this weekend after a massive explosion following a crash involving two trains – one carrying grain and the other loaded with oil from the state’s oil patch. The... Full Story

Oil Railcars Cause for Concern to Small Town Montana Residents

posted on December 20, 2013 at 5:36 PM

Oil Railcars Cause for Concern to Small Town Montana Residents
Big Sky Country exudes natural beauty, and provides a home to wildlife which can elude other parts of the country. But recent sightings have some small town Montana residents worried about the potential of man-made disasters. Full Story

Bison transferred to reservation from Yellowstone

posted on August 23, 2013 at 3:11 PM

Bison once helped sustain Native Americans on the plains of Montana. Now, Indians on the Fort Belknap Reservation say it's time they returned the favor. Full Story

Montana Looks At Allowing Roadkill For Dinner

posted on March 22, 2013 at 2:18 PM

Cattle ranchers question how roadkill could be harvested for food when the cattle industry must follow strict federal regulations Full Story

Election Sends Familiar Faces Back to Washington

posted on November 9, 2012 at 4:17 PM

Election Sends Familiar Faces Back to Washington
More than 115 million Americans cast their ballots in the 2012 election this week, setting the stage for some familiar faces in Washington. President Barack Obama was swiftly reelected with wins in battleground states like Ohio, Virginia, Iowa,... Full Story

Drought Holds Its Grip As Growers Pivot To Wheat

posted on October 26, 2012 at 12:45 PM

USDA in its weekly crop report says that while 81 percent of the crop had been planted, only half of it has broken through the soil to show signs of life. Full Story

Farm State Debates Involve Farm Bill

posted on October 12, 2012 at 4:18 PM

Farm State Debates Involve Farm Bill
Over the past few years, U.S. agriculture has been a bright spot in dismal economic times. But that doesn’t mean the farm sector is above the fray of campaign rhetoric. Full Story

Asian energy boom threatens Montana ranches

posted on September 21, 2012 at 4:13 PM

Rising U.S. coal exports that the industry hopes can offset flagging domestic demand have Montana ranchers facing the possibility that their way of life could be sacrificed to feed Asian energy demands. Full Story

Panel: Corps not to blame for Missouri River flood

posted on December 20, 2011 at 4:13 PM

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did what it could with the record flooding on the Missouri River this year although proposed changes could help avoid a disastrous repeat, especially since such floods could become more frequent, an expert panel... Full Story

MT governor backs out of flood meeting

posted on August 19, 2011 at 11:56 AM

Governors from several states affected by this year's historic overflowing of the Missouri River were gathering Friday to discuss ways to avoid a repeat of the destructive floodwaters that submerged thousands of acres of farmland and forced... Full Story

Agreement to let Yellowstone bison roam in Montana

posted on April 8, 2011 at 3:04 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) - Bison from Yellowstone National Park will roam freely across 75,000 acres in southern Montana where for years the animals were shipped to slaughter by the hundreds, under a breakthrough agreement expected to be adopted this... Full Story

Montana Governor Blocks Yellowstone Bison Slaughter

posted on February 18, 2011 at 5:02 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) -- Montana Gov. Full Story

Montana Ships "Instant Ranch" to Russia

posted on December 17, 2010 at 3:12 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) -- Cowboys, quarter-horses and 1,434 purebred beef cattle - just add grasslands, and you've got a transplanted Montana ranch. Full Story

Montana Ranchers Seek to Curb Residential Wells

posted on December 4, 2009 at 12:12 PM

BILLINGS, Mont — Agricultural interests and residential subdivisions across the arid West are vying for control of water supplies that have emerged as one of the region's most coveted natural resources. Full Story

Health Care Reform Slowly Churns in Washington

posted on July 31, 2009 at 8:07 PM

Health Care Reform Slowly Churns in Washington
Congressional leaders have spent much of the summer in closed-door meetings hammering out details of potential health care reform. Full Story
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