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Montana to open mental health facility in Galen, UM frats, sororities banned from holding events with alcohol
UM frats, sororities banned from holding events with alcohol (Information in the following story is from: Missoulian, http://www.missoulian.com) MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The University of Montana has banned fraternities and sororities from holding events involving alcohol, citing the chapters’ poor behavior over homecoming weekend. Caitlin Parker, interim assistant director of UM’s Office for Fraternity […]
Former Montana Chief Justice Jean Turnage dies at 89, Meat processor sues state livestock department
Meat processor sues state livestock department HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana City meat processor claims state livestock agents illegally searched his property after suspending his license in 2013. Garry Wheelock of Montana City Meats filed a lawsuit in Lewis and Clark County District Court Sept. 10. His claims include violations of his constitutional […]
First Half; Paul Panisko Play by Play, Pat Ryan Color Second Half; Paul Panisko Play by Play, Pat Ryan Color. Story from Butte Sports By Pat Ryan GREAT FALLS —The drive up I-15 didn’t treat Butte High particularly well Friday, as the Bulldogs gave up a 35-point third quarter in a 59-7 defeat at the […]
First Half; Play by Play, Ron Davis. Color, Lee Lebresche Second Half; Play by Play Ron Davis. Color, Lee Lebresche Story from Butte Sports By Derek Hendrickson STEVENSVILLE — The Butte Central Maroon football team finally put together all three phases Friday night, getting excellent performances from the offense, defense and special teams in route to a […]
First Half: Paul Panisko Play by Play, Ron Hasquet Color. Second Half; Paul Panisko Play by Play, Ron Hasquet Color. Game Story from Butte Sports. By Bruce Sayler Montana Tech was forced to become a different kind of animal on Saturday. Because of a need, the Orediggers switched to the wildcat. Injuries to quarterbacks Quinn […]
States monitor alcohol offenders with twice-daily tests, Fire destroys Columbia Falls furniture store
Fire destroys Columbia Falls furniture store (Information in the following story is from: Hungry Horse News, http://www.hungryhorsenews.com) COLUMBIA FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A fire has destroyed the main building of a furniture and flooring store in Columbia Falls in Flathead County. The fire at Melby’s Home Interior was first reported about 5:30 a.m. Sunday. […]
Montana to explore purchasing private prison in Shelby, Unexpected income taxes boost Montana rainy day fund
Unexpected income taxes boost Montana rainy day fund HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Legislative analysts are telling lawmakers that Montana had about $455 million in reserves at the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The state’s rainy day fund totaled about $90 million more on Aug. 31 than originally projected due to unexpected revenue, unspent […]
Brad Johnson announces candidacy for governor, Woman found in trunk of car is charged with stealing it
APNewsBreak: Brad Johnson announces candidacy for governor HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Public Service Commission Chairman Brad Johnson says he’ll run for governor in the 2016 election. The East Helena Republican tells The Associated Press he’ll seek to unseat incumbent Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock. Johnson leads the state utilities commission. He served as Montana’s […]
Montana senator to escort Pope Francis into Congress session, Survey: Youth smoking, drinking, meth use down
Montana senator to escort Pope Francis into Congress session BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Sen. Jon Tester, of Montana, will escort Pope Francis into Thursday’s joint session of Congress. The Billings Gazette reports that Tester was chosen as one of 18 Democrats to walk with the pope and 18 Republicans. Inside the House chambers, Francis will […]
Longtime Butte legislator, teach Dan Harrington dies at 77, Governor proposes plan to improve child protective services
Longtime Butte legislator, teach Dan Harrington dies at 77 Longtime Montana Democratic legislator and Butte teacher Dan Harrington died Monday. Harrington, known as a fierce advocate for the working class, served in the House from 1972 to 2001. He then served two terms in the Senate from 2001 to 2009. He chaired the Butte-Silver Bow […]
- Democrats elect Perez national chairmanATLANTA (AP) -- Democrats chose former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman, capping a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party's electoral failures as well as the energy from resistance to President Donald Trump....
- Malaysia says airport safe, auKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysia's health minister said Sunday autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused "very serious paralysis" that killed the exiled half brother of North Korea's leader, as police completed a sweep of the budget terminal where he was poisoned and declared it safe of any toxin....
- In Trump's first speech to Congress, will decorum hold?WASHINGTON (AP) -- A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum....
- Neighbor: Bar attack suspect a 'drunken mess,' not politicalOLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas man accused of shooting two Indian immigrants and a third man at a bar, in what some believe was a hate crime, was always a drinker but became a "drunken mess" after his father died about 18 months ago, a longtime neighbor said Saturday....