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Montana college student missing after fishing trip found alive

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

A University of Montana student who disappeared over the weekend during a fishing trip was found alive on Tuesday near the state’s border with Idaho where his sport utility vehicle had broken down, authorities said.

Dozens of law enforcement offic…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Montana restricts oil drilling to protect sage grouse, head off federal intervention

September 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Matthew Brown

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday ordered restrictions on future oil drilling and other activities blamed for driving down sage grouse numbers, bringing Montana into step with states across the West rushing …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Blind vet paddles kayak through Montana’s whitewater rapids

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

EMIGRANT, Mont. — Eric Marts had never touched a kayak, let alone fathomed paddling the one-man boat through raging whitewater rapids — until, strangely enough, he lost his eyesight.
“To be honest, if I could see, I’d probably look at that w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Blind vet paddles kayak through Montana’s whitewater rapids

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

EMIGRANT, Mont. — Eric Marts had never touched a kayak, let alone fathomed paddling the one-man boat through raging whitewater rapids — until, strangely enough, he lost his eyesight.
“To be honest, if I could see, I’d probably look at that w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Montana court sanctions judge for rape sentence

July 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday censured a judge and suspended him for 31 days for improperly suggesting a 14-year-old girl was culpable in her rape and unlawfully sentencing the former teacher convicted of the crime to just a month in jail.
St…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. superintendent wants to replicate Montana ‘Indian Education for All’ program

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s top education official wants to copy a Montana program that weaves the history and culture of American Indian tribes into classroom instruction, and the first step was an Indian Education Summit held Tuesday in Bismarck….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. superintendent wants to replicate Montana ‘Indian Education for All’ program

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s top education official wants to copy a Montana program that weaves the history and culture of American Indian tribes into classroom instruction, and the first step was an Indian Education Summit held Tuesday in Bismarck….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Spring wheat looks good

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The weather has both hurt and helped the Upper Midwest spring wheat crop. On balance, though, the crop is doing reasonably well.
“There are pockets that aren’t so good. But overall, we’re OK,” said John Kringler, extension ag…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Spring wheat looks good

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The weather has both hurt and helped the Upper Midwest spring wheat crop. On balance, though, the crop is doing reasonably well.
“There are pockets that aren’t so good. But overall, we’re OK,” said John Kringler, extension ag…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Boeing 737 fuselages damaged in Montana train derailment

July 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

SEATTLE — A train derailment in Montana this week damaged a shipment of jetliner fuselages and other large parts on its way to Boeing Co. factories in Washington state from Spirit Aerosystems, Boeing officials said on Saturday.
It was not yet know…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com