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North Dakota’s own Schaper rides to rodeo glory

06-28-2015
Williston Herald
Schaper, from Grassy Butte, ND, said most bull riders grew up around ranches ... “It’s really relaxing to ride here,” Schaper said, sipping a hard-earned beer. North Dakota also provided the entire bull stock. Numerous ranches in the area provided ...

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Butte man killed in house fire identified

06-28-2015
KX News
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - The 64-year-old man who died in a fire ... Heidi Heitkamp are touring western North Dakota to look at the state's human trafficking challenges. Longtime anti-human trafficking advocate Cindy McCain and U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp are ...

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Firefighters forced to kill 20 million bees escaped from truck crash

06-25-2015
United Press International
Officers from the Butte County Sheriff's Office ... Prior to the accident, the bees were on route to North Dakota where they were to go about producing honey. Obviously, those plans are no more. The company estimated the lost bees at a hit of $200,000.

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Shuffle for top spot

06-28-2015
The Dickinson Press
Though he enjoys competing in North Dakota, Kissack is headed back south to his home in ... to be at the DSU Outdoor Arena and he didn’t disappoint them. The Grassy Butte cowboy was the first bull riding to compete during Saturday’s performance and ...

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Truck tips, frees 20 million bees

06-27-2015
Idaho State Journal
ARCO — Butte County Sheriff Wes Collins said he tried to save some ... The bees, 20 million of them, were being transported by a tractor trailer from Idaho to North Dakota. Collins said the driver reported that he swerved to avoid another vehicle ...

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Truck tips, releasing 20 million bees in eastern Idaho

06-27-2015
The Spokesman-Review
The bees were being shipped to North Dakota to pollinate crops and make honey ... Nuclear facilities at the 890-square-mile lab site are far from the main road. Butte County Sheriff Wes Collins said the driver and a passenger in the tractor-trailer ...

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20 million bees released after truck tips in E. Idaho

06-26-2015
KTVB
Butte County Sheriff Wes Collins says there is no evidence ... KatieBee Honey co-owner Brian Wiggins says the bees were headed to make honey in North Dakota. Insurance is covering part of the loss. None of the hives could be salvaged.

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High court ruling paves way for gay marriage in North Dakota

06-24-2015
Billings Gazette
Jury finds Billings man guilty of assaulting woman in his basement; faces 4 more trials A man accused of assaulting four women in a span of six months was found guilty in the first of five trials for felony partner or family membe… BUTTE — Police here ...

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Report: Truck Dumps 20 Million Bees On The Highway, Driver Runs For It

06-26-2015
truckyeah.jalopnik.com
Sheriff Wes Collins of Butte County told the East Idaho News that the truck ... Local news says the bees were heading to North Dakota to make honey. Unfortunately, rounding them up is apparently impossible. Brian Wiggins, owner of KatieBee Honey and ...

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ND cowboy to appear in TV series

06-26-2015
The Bismarck Tribune
Special Cowboy Moments is a weekly half hour series produced by the North Dakota Cowboy Association and Ken Howie Studios ... Cook, who was born on a ranch 25 miles north of Sentinel Butte in 1928, has been riding horses for longer than he can remember.

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20 million bees spill on Idaho highway, driver runs for his life

06-26-2015
KSL
The Butte County Sheriff's Office reports a 2005 Freightliner ... The bees, owned by KatieBee Honey in Meridian, were being transported to North Dakota to make honey. "They went off the east side of the northbound lane," Sheriff Wes Collins said.

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Man fatally shot by federal agents on North Dakota reservation

06-25-2015
KXLF
The son of Evel Knievel is doing far better today than he was back in April when he was involved in a felony DUI accident in Butte on Harrison Avenue. “I'm eating what I want, my appetite's back, I feel good, I'm working out again,” said daredevil ...

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Semi crash releases swarm of 20 million bees

06-25-2015
Post Register
A semitractor-trailer carrying an estimated 20 million bees crashed on State Highway 33 near Howe on Thursday morning. The bees were being shipped from Meridian to North Dakota to pollenate crops. Courtesy Butte County Sheriff’s Office

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Un-bee-lieveable: 20 million bees escape after semi crash, driver runs for life

06-25-2015
Fox 13 Now - Salt Lake City
The Butte County Sheriff’s Office said a 2005 Freightliner ... The bees, owned by KatieBee Honey in Meridian, were being transported to North Dakota to make honey. “They went off the east side of the northbound lane,” Sheriff Wes Collins said.

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Butte’s Peters gets UC Davis scholarship to play softball

06-24-2015
Chico Enterprise-Record
Butte Valley >> Taylor Peters always had a plan ... Peters, the fifth Bobcat alumna to go Division I, joining Alex Sobrero (North Dakota State), Alicia Lorenz (Mississippi Valley State), Eileen Canney (Northwestern) and Lisa Keenan (Akron), also relishes ...

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