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Nicole Stevenson busily groomed one of the four Angus heifers she planned to show Saturday at the Open Angus Cattle Show at MontanaFair.Stevenson, 17, from Joliet, vacuumed sawdust off t ...
Published Sat, Aug 12, 2017 • Added 2 days ago
The state of Montana is considering what would be the largest and most expensive purchase through its land banking program, almost 24,000 acres of dryland acreage about 30 miles north of ...
Published Sun, Aug 6, 2017 • Added 8 days ago
GREAT FALLS — Alaina Browning's pickup truck slowly rumbles down the dirt road to her home at the convergence of the Musselshell River and Calf Creek.Progress is slow because the innumer ...
Published Sat, Aug 5, 2017 • Added 8 days ago
LIVINGSTON — A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of setting a fire in the press room at The Livingston Enterprise, causing the Monday and Tuesday editions to be printed by s ...
Published Fri, Aug 4, 2017 • Added 8 days ago
July was one of the hottest and driest on record for Billings and elsewhere in Eastern Montana, intensifying extreme drought conditions that have gripped much of the region this summer.I ...
Published Tue, Aug 1, 2017 • Added 14 days ago
A train collided with a grain truck near Miles City on Sunday evening, leaving the driver in critical condition and the truck in “several different pieces,” according to Miles City Fire ...
Published Mon, Jul 31, 2017 • Added 16 days ago
At least six wildfires, both small and large, are burning in Eastern Montana, the Miles City Interagency Dispatch Center said early Friday afternoon.The fires include:The Yooper-Richard ...
Published Fri, Jul 21, 2017 • Added 25 days ago
BIG TIMBER — The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame is stepping back from plans to open a large facility here after years of planning, saying undisclosed wetlands on part of the properties leas ...
Published Sun, Jul 16, 2017 • Added one month ago
The demand by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke that Bureau of Land Management officials get cracking on a backlog of the oil and gas permits had Montana officials a little perplexed.The num ...
Published Sun, Jul 16, 2017 • Added one month ago
North Delphia FireThe North Delphia fire that began burning Friday 15 miles northeast of Roundup was mapped at 3,800 acres in size and destroyed five outbuildings and one truck, accordin ...
Published Sat, Jul 15, 2017 • Added one month ago
Who knows when someone might need a spiritual lift?Rabbinical students Leibel Kaplan, 19, and JJ Polter, 20, found themselves in a check-out line at the Great Falls Walmart the other day ...
Published Fri, Jul 14, 2017 • Added one month ago
Firefighting crews continued making progress overnight Thursday on containing the July fire burning between Zortman and Landusky in Phillips County, the Northern Rockies Incident Managem ...
Published Fri, Jul 14, 2017 • Added one month ago
Despite an agreement worked out last year, a group of Montana legislators is reigniting a debate over why state helicopters can’t be used to fight federal fires except when lives are thr ...
Published Fri, Jul 14, 2017 • Added one month ago
The National Interagency Fire Center is forecasting above-normal significant wildfire potential for the eastern half of Montana through September.So far this year Montana has reported si ...
Published Wed, Jul 12, 2017 • Added one month ago
A grass fire sparked by haying equipment burned through 7,800 acres of grass and wheat in northern Custer County on Friday before firefighters and ranchers were able to contain and extin ...
Published Fri, Jul 7, 2017 • Added one month ago
HELENA — Montana opened its first government-run health clinics five years ago. It was touted as a bold experiment and a possible national model in providing low-cost health care to gove ...
Published Mon, Jul 3, 2017 • Added one month ago
The White House on Thursday nominated Kurt Alme of Billings to be the new U.S. Attorney for the District of Montana, following a recommendation from Sen. Steve Daines, Montana's senior R ...
Published Thu, Jun 29, 2017 • Added one month ago
The Custer County Attorney will not pursue charges stemming from a use-of-force complaint against a corrections officer.The decision is based on a Montana Department of Justice investiga ...
Published Wed, Jun 28, 2017 • Added one month ago
HELENA — A document obtained by Lee Newspapers suggests closing the 29-bed Veterans Affairs nursing home in Miles City, as well as reducing hours at outpatient clinics in Montana and Wyo ...
Published Wed, Jun 21, 2017 • Added one month ago
BOZEMAN — Her name is Heaven, but much of her childhood sounds like hell.Heaven Reel was placed in foster care at age 16, after state social workers found evidence of neglect or abuse in ...
Published Sun, Jun 18, 2017 • Added one month ago