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2013-04-25 08:36:20

Company reports diluted earnings per share of $1.01 for first quarter 2013 SIOUX FALLS, S.D., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. Net income was $37.9 million, or $1.01 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, compared with net income of $32.0 million, or $0.88 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. "Our first quarter...

2013-04-19 12:25:27

***Media Advisory*** Mayors Against Illegal Guns Announces "Shame On You" Protest at Senator Baucus' Office Baucus Voted Against Commonsense, Life-Saving Solutions Supported by 79 Percent of Montanans; www.DemandAction.org BOZEMAN, Mont., April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayors Against Illegal Guns announced today that concerned Montanans and members of Mayors Against Illegal Guns will gather Friday for a "Shame on You" protest against Senator Baucus who voted with the...

2013-04-15 20:22:25

Senate Reverses Course from Last Week HELENA, Mont., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's leading end-of-life choice advocacy group, Compassion & Choices, praised the Montana Senate today for reversing course and rejecting a House-passed bill that would imprison doctors for up to 10 years if they provide aid in dying to terminally ill patients. The 27-23 bipartisan vote against the so-called Doctor Imprisonment Act, HB505, came after both Democrats and Republicans...

2013-04-15 20:21:28

BUTTE, Mont., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE:NWE) today announced that it has reached stipulated agreements with intervenors to settle its natural gas rate case in Montana. The agreements have been filed with the Montana Public Service Commission. Under the agreement with the Montana Consumer Counsel and the Large Customer Group, NorthWestern Energy would be allowed to increase its natural gas delivery service rates by $11.5 million or...

2013-04-11 16:25:45

Gov. Bullock Urged to Veto Bill Opposed by 73% of Montanans WASHINGTON, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Montana Senate today gave preliminary approval to a House-passed bill to imprison doctors for up to 10 years if they provide aid in dying to terminally ill patients, despite a new poll showing nearly three-quarters of state voters oppose the legislation. Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee failed to approve the bill, HB505, but today the Senate approved a motion to...

2013-04-09 12:27:09

70% Choose home care options RICHMOND, Va., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 10th year, the Genworth (NYSE:GNW) 2013 Cost of Care Survey shows the cost to receive care at home in Montana through a home health aide increased over the past five years. On a national level, the survey shows a dramatic increase in facility based care such as an assisted living facility or nursing home, while the cost to receive care at home through homemaker services or a home health aide is...

2013-04-05 23:03:33

6Webs.com releases their rankings of the best home security system companies in the state of Montana. Billings, MT (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 6Webs.com, the home security review site that has helped thousands of consumers, recently released their picks of the top security system companies in the state of Montana. Consumers who live in Montana now have an independent resource to refer to before purchasing a home security system. When the 6Webs.com team traveled to Montana they discovered that...

2013-04-04 12:27:32

Organic and Affordable Grocer Opens in Kalispell DENVER and KALISPELL, Mont., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage(®) (NYSE: NGVC) is opening its newest location in Kalispell, Montana on April 23(rd). The Kalispell store at 2395 US Highway 93 N will be the company's fourth in Montana following locations opening last year in Billings, Missoula and Helena. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121115/LA13448LOGO) Natural Grocers, based in...

2013-03-27 16:20:11

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Private sector aerial firefighters report their aircraft are mission-ready for what could be another devastating fire season in the US, as dry conditions continue to persist over much of the country. In fact, according to a US Forest Service (USFS) spokesman, the 2013 fire season is projected to be similar to last year's, when 9.3 million acres of wildland were destroyed, by a total of 67,674 fires. Operators of helicopters and fixed wing...

2013-03-25 16:21:41

- Conclusion of latest funding round provides financial underpinning to develop out 164 MW wind portfolio in Ireland GREAT FALLS, Mont., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable energy generation and energy storage group, Gaelectric, has raised $84 million in funding for its portfolio of on-shore wind energy projects on the island of Ireland. The portfolio comprises 164 MW of generation capacity across 13 projects which the Group plans to develop out by 2017, representing a total...


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Flathead National Forest
2013-12-24 10:55:40

The Flathead National Forest is a national forest located in the western portion of the U.S. state of Montana. It covers 2,404,935 acres of which about 1 million acres is designated wilderness. It gets its name from the Flathead Indians who resided in the area. The forest can be found in the Rocky Mountains with elevations ranging from 4,500 to 8,500 feet. The forest offers habitat for about 250 species of wildlife and 22 species of fish. This includes the threatened grizzly bear, bald eagle,...

Gallatin National Forest
2013-11-27 15:54:29

The Gallatin National Forest was founded in 1899 and is located in south-central Montana, United States. The forest makes up 1,819,515 acres and has parts of both the Absaroka-Beartooth and Lee Metcalf Wilderness areas within its boundaries. Gallatin National Forest borders the Yellowstone National Park on the north and the northwest and is a part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, a region which includes nearly 20,000,000 acres. The forest is named after Albert Gallatin, U.S. Secretary of...

Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
2013-11-22 11:53:36

The Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest is the largest of the National Forests in Montana of the United States. Covering 3.36 million acres, this forest is broken into 9 separate sections and extends across 8 counties in the southwestern region of the state. President Theodore Roosevelt gave a name to the two forests in 1908 and they merged in 1996. The forest headquarters are found in Dillon, Montana. In Roosevelt’s original legislation, the Deerlodge National Forest was called the Big...

Bitterroot National Forest
2013-11-22 11:33:19

Bitterroot National Forest is made up of 1.587 million acres in west-central Montana and eastern Idaho, of the United States. It is located mostly in Ravalli County, Montana, but also as acreage in Idaho County, Idaho, and Missoula County, Montana. As it was founded in 1898, it is located in the Bitterroot and Sapphire Mountains with elevations ranging from 2,200 feet along the Salmon River in Idaho to the 10,157 foot Trapper Peak. Roughly half of the forest makes up part or all of three...

Lewis and Clark National Forest
2013-11-21 12:51:20

Lewis and Clark National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in western-central areas of Montana. This forest holds 1,863,788 acres of land that is dived into two districts known as the Jefferson Division, which holds eastern areas of the forest and allows farm and timber leases, and the western Rocky Mountain Division, which focuses on the conservation of many designated wilderness areas. This forest was established in 1897 as the Lewis and Clarke Forest Reserve. The...

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