Austin Knudsen http://mtpr.org en The 2014 election officially begins http://mtpr.org/post/2014-election-officially-begins <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>UPDATE 5:30 PM</strong></span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Secretary of State's Office has reported a total of 139 Montana candidates filed to run during the first day they could officially do so.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican legislative candidates at a news event Thursday afternoon said Montana voters are tired of what they call failed liberal policies both in the state and in Washington D.C.</span></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:06:43 +0000 Dan Boyce 13450 at http://mtpr.org The 2014 election officially begins What non-oil businesses thrive in an oil economy? http://mtpr.org/post/what-non-oil-businesses-thrive-oil-economy <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">(Note: This is the third of a six-part series on "Bakken&nbsp;Spinoffs" airing Thursdays through January 9th on "Montana Evening Edition.")</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sidney, Montana and other towns surrounding the Bakken Oil Boom are seeing rapid growth and businesses of all kinds are benefitting from the influx of new people following the oil.</span></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 04:36:05 +0000 Dan Boyce 12687 at http://mtpr.org What non-oil businesses thrive in an oil economy?