Local & Regional
Money for Miles Community College’s planned $3 million Ag Advancement Center keeps rolling in, as the college announced Wednesday a $100,000 donation from the Bucking Horse Sale Board of ...
Published Sat, Nov 15, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — Montana Supreme Court Justice Mike Wheat, who’s running for re-election, has signed or written scores of cases in his nearly five years on the court. Here’s a look at some key d ...
Published Wed, Oct 29, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Government cutbacks have slowed mail delivery across Montana, according to a federal report issued Tuesday. Delivery service across much of the state slipped a day or more for first clas ...
Published Tue, Oct 28, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
The big just keep getting bigger. Montana’s largest private landowners — Dan and Farris Wilks — moved up six notches in an annual survey of the nation’s largest landowners. The Wilkses j ...
Published Thu, Oct 23, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Taking an “aggressive approach,” Montana State Parks has outlined its plans to raise funding, volunteerism and a greater recognition of the park system in its just-released draft five-ye ...
Published Tue, Oct 21, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
A Republican lawmaker from Billings Heights is demanding equal time on a Miles City radio station where his opponent does the weather. Five months after launching a similar complaint tha ...
Published Tue, Oct 21, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
A new program to give the Yellowstone River room to roam during high water was strongly endorsed by the Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday during its meeting in Bozeman. “I can’t t ...
Published Sun, Oct 19, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — Two dozen key legislative races on Nov. 4 will help determine party control of the 2015 Montana Legislature, where Republicans currently hold a 29-21 edge in the Senate and a 61 ...
Published Sat, Oct 18, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — Supreme Court Clerk Ed Smith said he will seek support for legislation to name the proposed Montana Heritage Center after former First Lady Betty Babcock. The Montana Heritage C ...
Published Fri, Oct 17, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
FARGO, N.D. — Gary Cammack says ranchers who stop in at his Cammack Ranch Supply store in Union Center, S.D., have been commenting about how the clouds, mist and fog in some of the wanin ...
Published Fri, Oct 17, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Gusty winds will continue to blow across southern Montana early Thursday, but then give way clear sky and warm weather, according to meteorologists.  Mostly pleasant weather with tempera ...
Published Thu, Oct 16, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Calling oil and gas information from Montana too hard to come by and not very useful, environmentalists pressed the Board of Oil and Gas for more transparency Wednesday. Members of the N ...
Published Wed, Oct 15, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Only two months after Gen. George Armstrong Custer’s defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876, the population of what would become Prairie County swelled to about 4,000. “It’s ...
Published Tue, Oct 14, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Some members of an upland game bird advisory group voiced frustration last week that Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks hasn’t done enough to start more new habitat projects. The group met ...
Published Mon, Oct 13, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Bruce Wright knew this year’s wheat crop wasn’t going to be one of his best. An unprecedented late August rain had literally washed away some of the grain’s profit. Down the road, at the ...
Published Sun, Oct 12, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — Nearly 400 Butte-Silver Bow employees soon will have access to a free, state-run health clinic in Butte — but they’re not the first local government workers with access to the s ...
Published Tue, Oct 7, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
HELENA — A new state-employee health clinic is opening in Butte next month to serve workers in Butte, Anaconda and Deer Lodge, prompting some local private health care providers to raise ...
Published Tue, Oct 7, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
Norman Raymond Campbell, 52, of Billings has been identified as the man who died in a crash near Brockway on Monday. An autopsy has not been performed to determine an exact cause of deat ...
Published Wed, Oct 1, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
A 52-year-old Billings man died Monday night after the motor home he was riding in crashed into a bridge near Brockway. A 19-year-old Miles City man who was driving was injured. The cras ...
Published Tue, Sep 30, 2014 • Added 2 years ago
LEWISTOWN — The first thing you need to know about Tom Wojtowick and Paul Huff is both are lifelong Catholics. The second is that the Lewistown couple, who are now at the center of a con ...
Published Fri, Sep 26, 2014 • Added 2 years ago