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SD2 staff rings in another school year with pep rally at Alberta Bair

SD2 staff rings in another school year with pep rally at Alberta Bair

Amid optimism for the school year ahead, the “imperfect student” took center stage during School District 2 opening ceremonies held Tuesday fo…

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YBGR playground to help children with autism boost social, communication skills

YBGR playground to help children with autism boost social, communication skills

After a few words from officials involved in the project, the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch dedicated a new playground at its London Lodge …

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Search continues for UM student missing a week

Search continues for UM student missing a week

MISSOULA — The search continued Tuesday for a 21-year-old college student who disappeared in southwestern Idaho while traveling to the Univers…

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Man dies after being hit by train in Miles City

MILES CITY — A 50-year-old Miles City man has been killed at a train crossing in the city.

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Livestock Department faces $400K budget shortfall

Livestock Department faces $400K budget shortfall

BOZEMAN — The Montana Board of Livestock has approved plans to leave a dozen jobs unfilled, increase fees and ask the state for more money to …

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Busy year for Yellowstone supervolcano rumors

Busy year for Yellowstone supervolcano rumors

CODY, WYO. — Have you heard about what’s happening with the Yellowstone supervolcano?

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Keep an eye out for each other on the road

Keep an eye out for each other on the road

Yellowstone and Missoula counties are tied for a record no other Montana county wants to break. Both counties had 17 pedestrian traffic fatali…

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Casper threatened with whitewater lawsuit

Casper threatened with whitewater lawsuit

CASPER, Wyo. — The 8-year-old boy rescued from the North Platte River two weeks ago sat at his father’s side during Tuesday’s Casper City Coun…

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Saco sewer deluged by weekend rains

Rainwater overwhelmed the sewer system in tiny Saco on Sunday afternoon. 

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Vintage car falls on 64-year-old Casper man, killing him

CASPER, Wyo. — A man doing repairs on a vintage car died Monday when the vehicle fell on top of him, the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office reports.

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Court rules for smoking ban allies

CASPER, Wyo. — A judge on Tuesday ruled the Casper city clerk acted “arbitrarily and capriciously” in determining who to disqualify from a pet…

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Shooting suspect could face life sentence

Shooting suspect could face life sentence

CASPER, Wyo. — Multiple witnesses called police Sunday evening to say they saw a man shoot another man at a Casper park.

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Fort Shaw fire chief dies a month after crash

GREAT FALLS — A volunteer fire chief has died a month after being critically injured in a crash between a water tender and a fire truck as bot…

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Experts: CSKT compact based on reasonable science

HELENA — A legislative working group came to their final meeting Tuesday armed with a 100-page report that says the scientific modeling used i…

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BLM: Backhoe nicked pipe at Wyoming oil spill spot

BLM: Backhoe nicked pipe at Wyoming oil spill spot

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A 25,000-gallon oil spill in the Powder River Basin occurred after a backhoe nicked a 6-inch underground pipeline and, over t…

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Judge won't move trial in exchange shooting death

Judge won't move trial in exchange shooting death

MISSOULA — The trial of a man charged with shooting a German exchange student in his garage in April will remain in Missoula, a state judge has ruled.

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Game day slowly approaching for confident Prukop

Game day slowly approaching for confident Prukop

BOZEMAN -- Dakota Prukop looks you in the eye when he speaks. Maybe that’s the way he’ll play quarterback: Confident, concise and without hesitation.

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Pioneer, Northwest leagues to hold all-star game

Pioneer, Northwest leagues to hold all-star game

Billings Mustangs general manager Gary Roller said a game featuring all-stars from the Pioneer League against all-stars from the Northwest Lea…

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Yellowstone County lifts burn ban

Becasue of rain over the weekend, fire restrictions in Yellowstone County will lift Tuesday at midnight.

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Live blog: Aftermath of 6.0 Napa Valley earthquake

Live blog: Aftermath of 6.0 Napa Valley earthquake

Follow the latest updates on earthquake cleanup and recovery.

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Stage 1 fire restrictions lifted in Beartooth Ranger District

The Beartooth Ranger District has lifted Stage 1 fire restrictions on its lands in the greater Red Lodge area thanks to an average 1.75 inches…

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Kalispell Walmart employee falls off ladder, dies

KALISPELL — The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating after an employee at the Kalispell Walmart fell from a …

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Health screenings valued at more than $100 will be offered free in Billings

Health screenings valued at more than $100 will be offered free in Billings

Hundreds of people are expected to get free health screenings when the “Walgreens Way to Health Tour” bus stops in Billings Sept. 9.

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Accused I-90 shooting accomplice held on $500K bond

MISSOULA — The 34-year-old woman who allegedly left a man for dead after her partner shot him twice near Interstate 90 earlier this summer is …

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Cool weather on Tuesday expected

Cool weather on Tuesday expected

Billings residents who dragged out thick blankets to keep warm in the cooler weekend weather can put them back in the attic.

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No intent found in Wyoming police dog case, DA says

No intent found in Wyoming police dog case, DA says

CASPER, Wyo. — Mills police officer Zachary Miller did not intend to kill police dog Nyx, an eight-year veteran of the department, when he lef…

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Grinnell Glacier: Glacier sits in wild country despite crowds

Grinnell Glacier: Glacier sits in wild country despite crowds

MANY GLACIER – Midsummer crowds on the Grinnell Glacier trail can inspire complacency. But rest assured: This is wild country and choice bear …

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MSUB extends cooperative agreement with Japanese university

MSUB extends cooperative agreement with Japanese university

Montana State University Billings and Japan’s Prefectural University of Kumamoto (PUK) extended by three years on Monday a long-running agreem…

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'A toast to Uncle Joe': Family honors last of 5 brothers who served in WWII

'A toast to Uncle Joe': Family honors last of 5 brothers who served in WWII

When his country needed him during World War II, Joe Sterling was there.

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Gazette opinion: Clueless VA worsens its crisis of confidence

Gazette opinion: Clueless VA worsens its crisis of confidence

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs owes Ed Saunders a swift and sincere apology.

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Parks board asks to trim proposed projects; council OKs liquor license for new bar

Parks board asks to trim proposed projects; council OKs liquor license for new bar

Go back to the drawing board. In effect, that’s what the Billings City Council told the city’s Parks, Recreation and Cemetery Board on Monday.…

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Wyoming lottery rakes in $200,000 in opening-day sales

Wyoming lottery rakes in $200,000 in opening-day sales

CASPER, Wyo. — Natrona County led the way in first-day lottery ticket sales Sunday, banking a little over $36,400 according to the Wyoming Lot…

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Some roads still closed after weekend; Winnett records 8 inches of rain

Rainy weather and cooler temperatures ruled the weekend, but the storm system has moved into North Dakota and Canada allowing temperatures to …

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Tres Tinkle staying at Hellgate for senior year

Tres Tinkle staying at Hellgate for senior year

CORVALLIS, Ore -- It weighed on him for months, and Tres Tinkle has decided to remain at Missoula Hellgate for his senior year of high school.

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Cause undetermined in fire in that destroyed Roundup homes

Cause undetermined in fire in that destroyed Roundup homes

The cause of a fire that destroyed two homes and seriously damaged another in Roundup on Sunday will remain undetermined.

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Mother of homicide defendant charged with perjury, tampering

Mother of homicide defendant charged with perjury, tampering

Prosecutors have charged a 66-year-old woman — the mother of a man recently charged with shooting his neighbor to death in March 2013 — with l…

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Only 1 candidate debate set before election day

Only 1 candidate debate set before election day

HELENA — With more than two months to go before the general election, the only U.S. House and Senate candidate debates scheduled so far will b…

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Congressional candidate Lewis unveils first TV ad; takes veiled shot at Zinke

Congressional candidate Lewis unveils first TV ad; takes veiled shot at Zinke

HELENA — Democratic U.S. House candidate John Lewis unveiled his first TV ad of the campaign Monday, in which he takes a veiled shot at his Re…

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Sex offender accused of trying to flood Butte jail

BUTTE — A sex offender jailed in part for failing to register is accused of flooding his cell by breaking a sprinkler head.

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Former state Senate candidate charged with soliciting underage girl

Former state Senate candidate charged with soliciting underage girl

A 23-year-old former Republican candidate for the 24th Senate District in Billings made an initial court appearance Monday on a charge that he…

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Fire restrictions lifted at Yellowstone County fishing sites

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has rescinded restrictions on campfires and smoking at its fishing access sites in Yellowstone County.

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Longtime MSU Billings professor Sue Hart dies

Longtime MSU Billings professor Sue Hart dies

Longtime Montana State University Billings English professor Sue Hart, admired for her sharp eye and ability to bring people together, died Mo…

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Worker injured at Western Sugar Plant, OSHA investigating

Worker injured at Western Sugar Plant, OSHA investigating

An Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation has been launched into whether Western Sugar Refinery employees followed protoc…

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Billings City Council plans hearing on mill levy rates

The public will have the chance to tell the Billings City Council what it thinks about paying a smaller city tax bill this year.

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Changed, but still strong, burned Dickinson high school to reopen

Changed, but still strong, burned Dickinson high school to reopen

DICKINSON, N.D. — The gutted black hole on the front of Dickinson Trinity High School sends a wrong signal for what’s going on inside.

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Sales of Wyoming Lottery tickets kick off

Sales of Wyoming Lottery tickets kick off

CASPER, Wyo. — More than a dozen people lined up Sunday at Albertson’s on Second Street to take their chances with Wyoming’s first lottery.

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