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Quest for the Best: No. 5 -- Havre's Blue Pony Stadium

Quest for the Best: No. 5 -- Havre's Blue Pony Stadium

This is the second in a series on the quest for the best Montana high school football fields. Today Slim Kimmel visits Blue Ponies Stadium in Havre.

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Cody police chief meets with Hells Angels

Cody police chief meets with Hells Angels

CODY, Wyo. — Cody Police Chief Perry Rockvam met this morning with representatives of the Hells Angels motorcycle club, seeking an "open dialo…

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Alert issued for mother accused of taking 2 kids

Alert issued for mother accused of taking 2 kids

MISSOULA — The Montana Department of Justice has issued a missing and endangered children alert for a 6-year-old boy and a 4-year-old girl aut…

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Zinke unveils energy plan, focuses on resource extraction

Zinke unveils energy plan, focuses on resource extraction

Republican U.S. House hopeful Ryan Zinke was in Billings on Wednesday presenting an energy policy he says will put Montanans to work building …

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Billings attorney to be suspended for unethical adoption case, withholding records

A Billings attorney with a history of being disciplined for unethical practices is facing suspension again, this time for misleading a distric…

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Yellowstone considers quarantine program for bison

Yellowstone considers quarantine program for bison

Yellowstone National Park is seeking public comment on a proposal to capture and quarantine wild bison so disease-free animals can be relocate…

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Billings area farmer leaves $38 million to 2 Billings hospitals

Billings area farmer leaves $38 million to 2 Billings hospitals

Paul Metzger was a humble man and a savvy investor.

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Butte's landmark M&M faces multiple lawsuits

Butte's landmark M&M faces multiple lawsuits

BUTTE — The landmark M&M Cigar Store restaurant and its owner, Sam Jankovich, are mired in legal problems taking a bite out of the busines…

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Transient gets 15 years for beating man in dispute over pork chop

MISSOULA — The transient man who savagely beat another man during an argument over a pork chop will spend the next 15 years in the Montana Sta…

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Man dies in 2-vehicle crash near Marion

KALISPELL — A 55-year-old man from Kila was killed in a two vehicle crash about 15 miles west of Kalispell.

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Bozeman woman sentenced for selling fake diamonds

BOZEMAN — A Bozeman woman has been sentenced to 90 days in jail and ordered to pay more than $111,000 in restitution for selling fake diamonds online.

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Judge grants access for oil pipeline operations

GREAT FALLS — A refining company will be able to continue operating three pipelines that transport crude oil from Canada after a judge granted…

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Park County, Wyo., farmer dies in drowning accident

POWELL, Wyo. — A 75-year-old Park County farmer has died in an accidental drowning in an irrigation canal.

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Man arrested with Molotov cocktail outside bar

HAMILTON — A 53-year-old Darby man was arrested Saturday after a bystander spotted him holding a Molotov cocktail outside the Conner bar and w…

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Arch Coal and Cloud Peak report second-quarter losses

CASPER, Wyo. — Coal’s blues continue.

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UM student seeks to join suit over 'astronomical' fees to access aid

UM student seeks to join suit over 'astronomical' fees to access aid

MISSOULA — A University of Montana student is attempting to join a class-action lawsuit against Higher One Holdings, accusing the firm of dece…

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Company plans Bakken developments worth $65 million

WILLISTON, N.D. — A New York company is planning residential and commercial developments worth at least $65 million in the North Dakota oil pa…

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Roundup fire "knocked down"

Roundup fire "knocked down"

Tuesday afternoon's wildfire between Bender Road and Kelly Road near Roundup has been "knocked down pretty good," said Musselshell County Sher…

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Woman accused of killing newborn ruled competent

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A federal judge has ruled that a 20-year-old woman accused of killing her newborn son on the Wind River Indian Reservation is…

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VA wants to fire 2 accused of manipulating data

VA wants to fire 2 accused of manipulating data

DENVER — The Veterans Affairs Department said it wants to fire two supervisors accused of manipulating health care data in Colorado and Wyoming.

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Names of 3 attorneys seeking work-comp judge job forwarded to Bullock

HELENA – The Judicial Nomination Commission on Tuesday unanimously voted to submit the names of three attorneys to Gov. Steve Bullock for cons…

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2 die of cardiac arrest in Glacier Park; rangers respond to other emergencies

2 die of cardiac arrest in Glacier Park; rangers respond to other emergencies

WEST GLACIER – A rash of medical emergencies in the past two days – including the deaths of two visitors due to cardiac arrest – prompted Glac…

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Former Griz hoops player accused of selling Adderall pills

Former Griz hoops player accused of selling Adderall pills

MISSOULA — A former Montana Grizzlies basketball player faces felony charges for allegedly selling prescription drugs to undercover Missoula p…

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Down to 4, columnist challengers focus on tomatoes

Down to 4, columnist challengers focus on tomatoes

The hunt for the next cooking columnist is on at The Billings Gazette.

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Hot dry weather continues in Billings

Hot dry weather continues in Billings

The parched Billings area will continue to bake in the sun as temperatures in the Magic City hover near 90 for the remainder of the work-week.

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Haystack Mountain: Nondescript summit rewards with views

Haystack Mountain: Nondescript summit rewards with views

BUTTE — Although the 2.5-mile hike to the top of Haystack Mountain, northeast of Butte, is a little on the strenuous side, the reward at the s…

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Fundraiser combines craft beer, live music and tennis

Fundraiser combines craft beer, live music and tennis

For once, George Moncure can combine all of his passions — craft beer, music and tennis.

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Billings, service providers seek solutions to homeless, transient issue

Billings, service providers seek solutions to homeless, transient issue

City leaders and social service providers are hoping that a summit planned for this fall on dealing with Billings’ homeless and transient popu…

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Grandsons motivated Grandma to shed 42 pounds

Grandsons motivated Grandma to shed 42 pounds

When Nancy Darling’s mother died in 1994, Darling quit smoking. When her sister died in November 2012, Darling vowed to lose weight and get healthy.

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Frenchtown 10-year-old's stir-fry recipe earns her lunch with first lady

Frenchtown 10-year-old's stir-fry recipe earns her lunch with first lady

FRENCHTOWN — A Frenchtown youngster’s tofu stir-fry earned her a trip to the nation’s capital and lunch with the first lady.

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Fans dance in the aisles at McGraw concert

Fans dance in the aisles at McGraw concert

Almost 9,000 screaming fans packed the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark on Tuesday to see country star Tim McGraw in a rare sold-out show in Billings.

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Legion baseball: Royals, Scarlets set for state tourney showdown

LETHBRIDGE, Alberta -- The Royals and Scarlets will rekindle their rivalry Wednesday at the State AA Legion baseball tournament.

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Idaho suspends plan for hired wolf hunter

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho Fish and Game officials say they’re suspending a plan to use a hired hunter to kill wolves in the Frank Church River of N…

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Walsh: Voters should look at entire record

Walsh: Voters should look at entire record

Attempting to move beyond the plagiarism scandal that’s engulfed his campaign, U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., said Tuesday he’s hopeful voters…

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Bail set at $500K in Interstate 90 shooting

MISSOULA — A Washington state man is charged with shooting another man in an apparent dispute over stolen drugs and leaving him for dead on a …

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Boys and Girls Clubs looking to boost exposure, youth involvement

Boys and Girls Clubs looking to boost exposure, youth involvement

Boys and Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County has joined up with a national campaign to provide its services to more local youth and increase its…

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Wildfire burns 100-150 acres near Roundup

Wildfire burns 100-150 acres near Roundup

A fire in the Roundup area near Bender Road has burned between 100 and 150 acres, according to the Roundup Disaster and Emergency Services Fac…

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Driver accused of nearing 100 mph in downtown Billings pleads guilty

Driver accused of nearing 100 mph in downtown Billings pleads guilty

A man accused of reaching speeds nearing 100 mph in downtown Billings while fleeing from police in April pleaded guilty Tuesday to driving und…

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Police search Billings stores for fake narcotics

Police search Billings stores for fake narcotics

Billings police searched several businesses Tuesday morning, finding what they believe is evidence of selling synthetic drugs, commonly known …

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Pilot killed in crash west of Lolo Pass was bound for experimental aircraft fly-in

MISSOULA — The pilot killed Monday in the crash of a small plane in the Bitterroot Mountains west of Lolo Pass was head of the staff of an eng…

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Worker killed at western Wyoming construction site

AFTON, Wyo. — An accident at a construction site in western Wyoming has claimed the life of a 23-year-old man.

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Defense Department to oversee plagiarism investigation of Walsh

Defense Department to oversee plagiarism investigation of Walsh

HELENA — The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War Co…

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Show up early for Tim McGraw show

Show up early for Tim McGraw show

Doors open Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at MetraPark's Rimrock Auto Arena for fans attending the Tim McGraw concert.

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Man pleads guilty in March bank robbery

Man pleads guilty in March bank robbery

A 43-year-old man with a criminal record that includes felony theft, arson, forgery and attempted robbery pleaded guilty Tuesday to robbing a …

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Officials ID man killed in motorcycle crash

GREAT FALLS — Officials in Lewis and Clark County have identified the Great Falls man who died in a weekend motorcycle crash near Wolf Creek.

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Man charged with 7th DUI

Man charged with 7th DUI

A man with six DUI convictions made an initial court appearance Monday on a seventh charge of driving under the influence.

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About 30 arrested during Evel Knievel Days

About 30 arrested during Evel Knievel Days

BUTTE — Revelers didn’t get too raucous over Evel Knievel Days this year, police say.

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