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Woman pleads not guilty in Montana State student stabbing, Duck hunter accused of shooting at other hunters
Woman pleads not guilty in Montana State student stabbing BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A woman has pleaded not guilty to stabbing a student in an apartment on the Montana State University campus. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports 28-year-old Talena Fran Shoulderblade appeared in court Thursday on charges of assault with a weapon by accountability and […]
Man suspected in fatal hit-and-run near Dillon is arrested, Minnesota woman killed in I-90 rollover crash
Man suspected in fatal hit-and-run near Dillon is arrested BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man suspected of fleeing the scene after striking and killing a woman who was walking along Interstate 15 near Dillon. State trooper Ken Klapan tells the Montana Standard the man, whose name has not been released, was arrested […]
Montana-based company awarded fire aviation contracts, Teen accused in Montana killings faces Wyoming charge
Teen accused in Montana killings faces Wyoming charge BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A teenager accused in a double murder on Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation is facing an attempted murder charge in Wyoming. Court documents allege 18-year-old Jesus Deniz Mendoza told FBI agents that he used the same rifle blamed in the July killings during a […]
Singer Wayne Newton close to resolving property dispute, Judge says Montana coal mine expansion lacked enough review
Judge says Montana coal mine expansion lacked enough review BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge says the U.S. Interior Department should not have approved the expansion of a Montana coal mine before taking a closer look at its environmental impacts. U.S. Magistrate Judge Carolyn Ostby says work at the Spring Creek Coal mine […]
Play by Play First Half, Paul Panisko. Color Ron Hasquet Play by Play Second Half, Paul Panisko. Color Ron Hasquet Story from Butte Sports HELENA — Nolan Saraceni had himself a pretty good month Saturday afternoon. The Montana Tech junior running back ran for 273 yards and three touchdowns at Nelson Stadium. He also threw […]
First Half Play by Play, Paul Panisko. Color John Thatcher Second Half Play by Play, Paul Panisko. Color John Thatcher Story from Butte Sports By Pat Ryan HELENA – Butte High played its best football game in almost two months, though the Bulldogs came up short on the final score. Helena High took […]
First Half Play by Play Ron Davis, Color Lee LeBresche Second Half Play by Play Ron Davis, Color Lee LeBresche Game story from Butte Sports By Derek Hendrickson DILLON — The Dillon Beavers reclaimed the Southwestern A Championship and capped an undefeated regular season with a 33-7 win over the Butte Central Maroons Friday night at Vigilante […]
Montana Food Bank looking for hunters’ help to fight hunger, Manhattan rancher donates $70,000 to local fire departments
Montana Food Bank looking for hunters’ help to fight hunger MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana hunters can help feed low-income people in the state. The start of hunting season marks the beginning of the Montana Food Bank Network’s statewide Hunters Against Hunger program. Every year, the program helps to feed low-income Montanans across the state […]
Gun belonging to man shot by officers had not been fired, Committee discuss suicide prevention for Indian youth
EPA mine spill could have been prevented BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Government investigators squarely blame the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a 3 million gallon wastewater spill from a Colorado gold mine, saying a cleanup crew rushed its work and failed to consider the complex engineering involved, triggering the very blowout it hoped to […]
New trial date set for Butte homicide case after mistrial, Juneau considering challenging Zinke for US House seat
Livestock board moves to tighten oversight over agency HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Board of Livestock is taking steps to tighten its oversight of the state’s livestock agency in the wake of financial problems and the resignation of its executive officer. The board on Wednesday updated the Department of Livestock’s policies and procedures. […]
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- Nearing 100 days, Trump says his presidency is 'different'WASHINGTON (AP) -- For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions....
- France's rejected mainstream unites behind Macron for runoffPARIS (AP) -- France's political mainstream, shut out of the presidency by an angry electorate, united Monday to urge voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the presidential runoff and to reject Marine Le Pen's populist nationalism....
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