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Rocky Boy’s Reservation considers banishing drug dealers, Montana seeks to dismiss lawsuit by polygamous trio
Illinois man makes deal, drug smuggling charge dropped HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a charge against an Illinois man accused of participating in an international cancer-drug smuggling conspiracy. Federal prosecutors sought to drop the charge of conspiracy to smuggle goods into the United States against Ram Kamath of Downers Grove after […]
Great Falls woman charged with shooting boyfriend, Group suing over election laws must reveal donors, spending
Group suing over election laws must reveal donors, spending HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to take up the case of a Montana group that doesn’t want to disclose its donors and spending as it seeks to overturn the state’s campaign finance laws. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen had ruled […]
First Half, Play by Play Paul Panisko, Color Ron Hasquet Second Half, Play by Play Paul Panisko, color Ron Hasquet By Bill Foley For a guy not used to running with the football, Drew Schleeman certainly looked like he knew what he was doing. The Montana Tech sophomore linebacker picked off a Jess Krahn pass, […]
First Half; Ron Davis Play by Play, Lee LeBresche Color Second Half; Ron Davis Play by Play, Lee LeBresche Color Story from ButteSports.com By Bruce Sayler The Butte Central Maroons played their best game at the best time Friday night. Sophomore Ryan Moodry ran for three touchdowns and the Butte Central football team fired […]
Jailed club founder gets final chance to account for $13.8M, Montana wildfire fund grows to $86.5 million
Jailed club founder gets final chance to account for $13.8M BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge says a one-time billionaire real estate mogul who’s languished for six months in a Montana jail faces a “final opportunity” to come clean about a Mexican property sale during a trial that starts Monday. U.S. District Judge […]
First Half; Paul Panisko Play by Play, John Thatcher Color Second Half; Paul Panisko Play by Play, John Thatcher Color. Story from Butte Sports By Pat Ryan Kalispell Glacier made big plays on special teams and offense, while the Wolfpack defense came seconds away from pitching a shutout in a 46-6 Class AA football […]
Drought may stick around with warm, dry weather expected, Afghan military officer deserts in US, arrested in Montana
Afghan military officer deserts in US, arrested in Montana HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents say they have arrested an Afghan military officer who deserted while participating in a training program in the U.S. Agent Craig Duff says Mustafa Tanin was arrested Tuesday on a Washington state-bound Amtrak train that had stopped […]
Bear wanders into Montana high school BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Students got a firsthand lesson in wildlife biology at a Bozeman, Montana, high school when a black bear wandered through the hallway before the start of classes. Superintendent Rob Watson says members of the booster club were meeting in a cafeteria at about 7:30 […]
Montana State University student stabbed on campus, Homes near Manhattan spared as fire growth slows
Zinke says he is considering running for House speaker HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke says he is considering running for House speaker. The first-term Montana Republican said in a statement Tuesday the House is in a leadership crisis with current Speaker John Boehner resigning and Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s withdrawal as a […]
Fire north of Manhattan has burned 13 square miles, Woman seeking custody of grandsons hides on reservation
Woman seeking custody of grandsons hides on reservation HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A retired high school government teacher is hiding from the law, caught in a legal limbo between state and tribal courts as she tries to gain custody of her grandsons. A judge placed the children with their father in Minnesota late last […]
- GOP struggles to govern despite a monopoly in WashingtonThe Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era....
- Trump attacks conservative lawmakers over health billWASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is attacking conservative lawmakers after the failure of the Republican bill to replace Obamacare....
- Shooting at Cincinnati nightclub kills 1, injures severalCINCINNATI (AP) -- Gunfire erupted early Sunday inside a crowded nightclub with a history of violence, killing one person and wounding more than a dozen others, authorities said....
- Trump's border-wall proposal faces many obstaclesWASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico border. But his effort to build a huge hurdle to those entering the U.S. illegally faces impediments of its own....