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Defense seeks to move Sherry Arnold homicide trial

October 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. Attorneys for a Colorado man accused of killing teacher Sherry Arnold are due in court Thursday to argue for the relocation of his trial because of the heavy publicity the case has received in the small eastern Montana community where Arnold taught high school math. Continue Reading

12 indicted for involvement in Bakken drug ring

October 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. A dozen people have been indicted on federal charges in Montana for their involvement in what authorities describe as a drug-trafficking ring that operated in the Bakken Oil Patch along the North Dakota border. Continue Reading

Giving the Bakken a dose of synergy

July 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

As a Montana native, Laura McRae noticed a few years ago that the Bakken energy play was a unique happening. Continue Reading

Hazard mitigation plan for Billings, Dunn and Golden Valley counties in works

February 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA It certainly wasn’t on par with a taping of the popular reality TV hit “Doomsday Preppers,” but Thursday’s multi-county hazard mitigation workshop at the North Dakota Hall of Fame had attendees thinking about preparedness. Continue Reading

Wealthy in ND: 3 counties among the nation’s 15 highest-paying

December 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The boom in the state’s Oil Patch and strong farm prices have given a big boost to personal incomes in North Dakota, putting per capita pay in some places on par with the most famously rich counties in the U.S. Continue Reading

Burn bans continue in some counties

December 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

There will be no chestnuts roasting over an open fire this Christmas season at least not in six southwest North Dakota counties. Continue Reading

Battle for building roads in the Badlands intensifies

October 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A legal battle is intensifying to decide if roads can be built in areas of the Little Missouri National Grasslands now managed as roadless and eligible to be protected as wilderness. Continue Reading

4 counties – Billings, Golden Valley, McKenzie and Slope – seek to build roads in western ND grasslands

September 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Four counties within the Little Missouri National Grassland have gone to court seeking authority to build roads in areas now managed as roadless and eligible for wilderness. Continue Reading

Dunn Co. sends request to governor to reduce hunting hours due to drought

September 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Afternoon hunters may have to change their sleeping habits a bit if Gov. Jack Dalrymple approves a request sent by Dunn County to reduce hunting season hours. Continue Reading

Mont. authorities say hitchhiker shot himself

June 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) Authorities say a West Virginia man who claimed to be a victim of a drive-by shooting along a rural Montana highway has confessed to shooting himself.
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