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Man transported to hospital after crash

Billings fire, police, ambulance and Montana Highway Patrol officers responded to a crash Monday evening on Laurel Road.

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Daines ignores aggressive attacks from Curtis in first debate

Daines ignores aggressive attacks from Curtis in first debate

Democratic Senate candidate Amanda Curtis aggressively attacked her Republican opponent, Rep. Steve Daines, throughout their first debate Mond…

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Man accused of hitting pregnant girlfriend with hatchet

Man accused of hitting pregnant girlfriend with hatchet

A man was accused Monday of strangling his pregnant girlfriend last week before hitting her with the blunt end of a hatchet.

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Video: Yellowstone elk siesta

Video: Yellowstone elk siesta

As the rut winds down in October, the Mammoth elk herd spends more and more time lounging in the shade of employee houses along Officer's Row …

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ZooMontana investigating report of child bitten by wolf on Sunday; animals quarantined

ZooMontana investigating report of child bitten by wolf on Sunday; animals quarantined

One of ZooMontana’s two gray wolves bit a young child on Sunday afternoon.

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Ebola concerns surface in Montana's nursing ranks

Ebola concerns surface in Montana's nursing ranks

Nurses across Montana, particularly those at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, are preparing for the possibility they will treat patients with…

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Wyoming won't appeal gay marriage ruling; couples can wed starting Tuesday

Wyoming won't appeal gay marriage ruling; couples can wed starting Tuesday

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Same-sex couples in Wyoming can start exchanging wedding vows Tuesday when the state files court papers to officially permit …

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Neighborhood tow trucks would speed response times, wreckers argue

The Billings City Council will ponder during a future meeting whether to allow parking of tow trucks in residential neighborhoods in an effort…

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Raffiani tapped for School District 2 board vacancy

Raffiani tapped for School District 2 board vacancy

School District 2 gained a new trustee Monday as Joe Raffiani was appointed to the open seat on the school board.

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Federal judge dismisses Livingston police lawsuit

BOZEMAN — A federal judge has dismissed a woman's lawsuit against the city of Livingston that claimed one of its police officers assaulted her…

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Big Sky Notebook: UM's Canada finds form, burns UC Davis again

Big Sky Notebook: UM's Canada finds form, burns UC Davis again

Jordan Canada’s slump is over. How he must love playing against UC Davis.

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County courthouse smokers will have to move across the street

When Yellowstone County employees go for a smoke break, they go outside and often head for “the cave,” a protected cubby hole on the southwest…

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Zombie walk, haunted houses and trick-or-treating -- oh yeah

Zombie walk, haunted houses and trick-or-treating -- oh yeah

You might need to get the dentist on speed-dial after celebrating Halloween-themed events in Billings for a whole week.

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Judge strikes down Montana exempt-well rule

A judge has struck down an administrative rule that allowed developers of residential subdivisions in Montana to drill multiple small, unconne…

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Feature video: Man plinks the National Anthem

Feature video: Man plinks the National Anthem

Here is an interesting new product to help you hone your hunting and musical skills.

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MSUB career fair slated for Oct. 30

Montana State University Billings will hold the seventh annual Career Services job fair on Oct. 30.

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Guest view: You're going to make it, new mom

Guest view: You're going to make it, new mom

I did it again the other day. I looked back at pictures of my weeks-old daughter and took an indulgent trip down memory lane.

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Group demands return of federal wolf protections at Capitol

HELENA — Members of the Wolf and Wildlife Action Group plan to deliver a “violation notice” to Gov. Steve Bullock at the state Capitol at 1 p.…

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Man arrested with 17 lbs of marijuana on Amtrak

Man arrested with 17 lbs of marijuana on Amtrak

HAVRE — An Amtrak passenger from Minneapolis has been arrested after a search of his luggage turned up 17 pounds of marijuana, 14 pounds of ma…

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Spokesman says Glacier gun incidents an anomaly in national parks

Spokesman says Glacier gun incidents an anomaly in national parks

WEST GLACIER — Four times this year that authorities are aware of, guns have been discharged inside Glacier National Park — where it’s been le…

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Feature photo: Riverfront Park

Feature photo: Riverfront Park

An aerial view shows Riverfront Park, the Yellowstone River and downtown Billings.

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For service to our nation: Brother, sister veterans headed to Washington, D.C.

For service to our nation: Brother, sister veterans headed to Washington, D.C.

BUTTE — On Monday, two members of the Greatest Generation who both served during World War II will do something they’ve never done before: The…

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Deliberate homicide trial delayed after key witness fails to show up

Deliberate homicide trial delayed after key witness fails to show up

The trial for a man accused of shooting another man to death in Lockwood last January, scheduled to begin on Monday, was continued after a key…

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Loma man dies in rollover crash near Belt

HELENA — A 48-year-old Loma man has died in a single-vehicle rollover crash near Belt.

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Man dies in weekend house fire in Somers

KALISPELL — A man died in a weekend house fire in Somers.

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Ghost hunter to talk on Tuesday at library

Ghost hunter to talk on Tuesday at library

Karen Stevens, author of “Haunted Montana,” “More Haunted Montana” and “Glacier Ghosts, Legends and Mysteries,” will present her program, “Hau…

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Former Washington state man who died in crash identified

BOZEMAN — Authorities have identified a 36-year-old man who died in a one-vehicle crash in southwestern Montana over the weekend.

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Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security

Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security

OSIJEK, Croatia — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.

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The greatest books ever written about Montana

The greatest books ever written about Montana

The Montana Mint is proud to bring to you the greatest books ever written about Montana.

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Clear days ahead, chance of rain Tuesday night

Clear skies are expected in Billings Monday and Tuesday, but a shower is possible Tuesday night.

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Televised Senate debate Monday night

Televised Senate debate Monday night

U.S. Senate candidates Amanda Curtis and Steve Daines square off in Billings Monday in their only televised debate before the Nov. 4 election.

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Jail overcrowding spreads across North Dakota

MINOT, N.D. — Jail overcrowding has spread beyond the Bakken.

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Master Gardeners recognized for outstanding service

Master Gardeners recognized for outstanding service

Even though Montana’s Master Gardener of The Year Sharon Wetsch lives in Forsyth, she’s racked up about 300 volunteer hours in Billings this year.

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One-time Billings mayoral candidate now advising generals in the nation's capital

One-time Billings mayoral candidate now advising generals in the nation's capital

Nine years ago, Al Garver ran for mayor of Billings, losing by about eight percentage points to former Billings Police Chief Ron Tussing.

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Lone wolf artist, Bill Stockton helped bring modern art to Montana

Lone wolf artist, Bill Stockton helped bring modern art to Montana

The late Grass Range artist Bill Stockton called himself a lone wolf in a 1970s interview because he hadn’t read an art magazine in 15 years a…

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Council to consider new plan for tow truck response

The Billings City Council on Monday will discuss a proposal to allow commercial tow trucks serving the needs of the Montana Highway Patrol and…

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Curtis 'amused' by GOP depiction of her as anti-capitalism

Curtis 'amused' by GOP depiction of her as anti-capitalism

HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis doesn’t deny her sympathies for an obscure union with a radical past — the Industrial …

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Police seek driver involved in high-speed chase

Montana Highway Patrol officials are searching for a man who led trooper Lynwood Bateman on a pursuit that exceeded speeds of 100 mph through …

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Motorcyclist taken to hospital after being hit by elderly woman

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after being hit by elderly woman

The two eastbound lanes of Laurel Road were closed for about an hour Sunday while Billings Police Officers investigated a crash that sent a 43…

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Rachac column: Rugged and selfless, Newell a prized asset for Bobcats

Rachac column: Rugged and selfless, Newell a prized asset for Bobcats

BOZEMAN — Every football team wants a guy like Chad Newell.

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Motorcyclist sustains serious injuries in Sunday crash

An 18-year-old motorcyclist was taken to a Billings hospital after being thrown from the motorcycle he was riding near Mullowney Lane and Holi…

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Panel debates boosting school's science programs

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A panel appointed by the governor is debating how to best boost the University of Wyoming's science programs.

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Riverton school program featured in education book

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Riverton Middle School has been recognized in an educational book as a model for implementing “Response to Intervention” — a …

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Logan Dobkins, missing Pinedale boy, found dead

A 15-year-old Pinedale boy missing since Oct. 14 was found dead Sunday morning.

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Former Montana governor featured in Playboy Magazine

Former Montana governor featured in Playboy Magazine

Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer has made it into the Oct. 16 issue of Playboy magazine.

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Butte legend: mysterious mine dog

Butte legend: mysterious mine dog

A Butte legend — The Auditor — died peacefully in November 2003 within the confines of his dog house located on Montana Resources property. Th…

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Carroll dedicates global education center

Carroll dedicates global education center

Carroll College celebrated the designation of its newest global education initiative on Saturday, just three months after it was announced the…

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