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Zinke schedules over Billings debate, won't attend

Zinke schedules over Billings debate, won't attend

For the first time in decades, candidates for Montana’s lone congressional seat won’t debate in Billings.

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NBC's Dateline to feature Billings teen who survived plane crash

NBC's Dateline to feature Billings teen who survived plane crash

The story of how Billings teenager McKenzie Morgan walked away from a plane crash in the remote mountains of Wyoming will be featured during a…

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Woman hopes to return WWII letters to family

Woman hopes to return WWII letters to family

In March, Tara Lee Holwegner-Bertucci, a Billings native who now lives in Reno, Nev., received devastating news. 

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Man charged in rollover-crash that seriously injured infant

Man charged in rollover-crash that seriously injured infant

A 29-year-old man appeared in court Friday on charges he drove under the influence, caused a rollover crash that seriously injured his 1-year-…

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Man charged in stabbing at downtown convenience store

Man charged in stabbing at downtown convenience store

A man arrested Thursday night shortly after a stabbing at a downtown convenience store made an initial court appearance Friday on a charge of …

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Wyoming officer charged with animal cruelty; K9 died after being left in hot car

CASPER, Wyo. — A Mills police officer faces an animal cruelty charge after the death of a police dog that he allegedly left in his hot patrol …

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A choice nearly unthinkable: Rivals Drummond, Philipsburg form football co-op

A choice nearly unthinkable: Rivals Drummond, Philipsburg form football co-op

DRUMMOND — The veteran coach paced the sidelines of the 80-yard pitch tucked between a four-lane highway and a hillside with modest inset blea…

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Candidate and groups TV ad expenditures top $69,000

CASPER, Wyo. -- Candidates and interest groups spent at least $69,463 on commercials on Wyoming television during the recent primary, from pro…

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Missing Russian college student found dead in Grand Teton

Missing Russian college student found dead in Grand Teton

MOOSE, Wyo. — A Russian student who went missing in Grand Teton National Park has been found dead.

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Missing Russian college student found dead in Grand Teton

Missing Russian college student found dead in Grand Teton

MOOSE, Wyo. — A Russian student who went missing in Grand Teton National Park has been found dead.

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BLM delays wild horse removal in checkerboard lands

CASPER, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management is delaying the removal of wild horses from checkerboard lands in south central Wyoming.

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Judge blocks change to grizzly habitat designation

Judge blocks change to grizzly habitat designation

HELENA — A federal judge has blocked a plan that would have led to more roads and increased logging on state trust land in western Montana tha…

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Frenchtown man charged with attempted child prostitution

MISSOULA — A Frenchtown man has been charged with felony attempted child prostitution after he allegedly tried to set up a sexual encounter wi…

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Gun charge for suspect in deputy death dismissed

Gun charge for suspect in deputy death dismissed

GREAT FALLS — A Great Falls man accused of intentionally swerving his vehicle into a Cascade County sheriff’s deputy during a “drug-fueled ram…

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EPA to open environmental crimes office in N.D.

EPA to open environmental crimes office in N.D.

BISMARCK, N.D. — For the first time and because of environmental issues in the Bakken oil fields, an office of the Environmental Protection Ag…

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Police looking for youth who darted rabbit

Police looking for youth who darted rabbit

The Billings Police Department is keeping a closer eye on Stewart Park on the West End after a least one rabbit was hit with a blow dart.

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Montana to appeal judge's immigrant law ruling

HELENA — Montana's attorney general plans to appeal a judge's ruling that a voter-approved law requiring immigration checks of anybody applyin…

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Drunken driver damages entrance to Billings Clinic

Drunken driver damages entrance to Billings Clinic

A 28-year-old Billings man was arrested on charges of obstructing a police officer, drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident after…

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Man pleads guilty for involvement in 'Dr. Bob's' meth conspiracy

Man pleads guilty for involvement in 'Dr. Bob's' meth conspiracy

A Sidney man has admitted he distributed methamphetamine he got from Robert Armstrong, a Washington drug dealer convicted in a large trafficki…

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Many questions unanswered about proposed Billings refinery

Many questions unanswered about proposed Billings refinery

An Arizona business that wowed Yellowstone County commissioners Tuesday with plans for a $500 million Billings-area oil refinery has little mo…

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Deputy remembered for his faith, family, service

Deputy remembered for his faith, family, service

GREAT FALLS — Mourners remembered a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and Cascade County sheriff’s deputy who was killed in a police chase last week a…

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Bozeman man gets prison, to pay $369K for fraud

MISSOULA — A Bozeman man who pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $370,000 from his elderly and disabled clients has been sentenced to 2 ½ year…

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Thunderstorms and showers expected through the weekend

Thunderstorms and showers expected through the weekend

Thunderstorms, rain and cooler temperatures are expected through the weekend in the Billings area.

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Women of the Mic: Jacobsen's swagger brings fire to Broken Bow

Women of the Mic: Jacobsen's swagger brings fire to Broken Bow

She’s scrappy and she’s got the voice to back up her swagger.

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LeAnn Rimes to make Billings debut Saturday at Clinic Classic

LeAnn Rimes to make Billings debut Saturday at Clinic Classic

Before “American Idol” was trolling for young talent, there was LeAnn Rimes, the 13-year-old Mississippi girl with the Patsy Cline-sized voice.

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Gazette opinion: Daines crossed the line in mailers

Gazette opinion: Daines crossed the line in mailers

Let's rewind for just a moment: Several weeks ago Montanans were outraged to learn Sen. John Walsh had presented work for a paper at the War C…

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Up close and personal: UM student experiences Israeli, Palestinian conflict firsthand

Up close and personal: UM student experiences Israeli, Palestinian conflict firsthand

COLUMBUS — When Mikaela Koski traveled to Jerusalem in June, she never expected that she’d return home a month later knowing how to tell the d…

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Man stabbed at downtown Conoco; 2nd man held on assault charge

Man stabbed at downtown Conoco; 2nd man held on assault charge

Billings Police say a 36-year-old transient man was taken Thursday to Billings Clinic after an apparent stabbing at the Conoco convenience sto…

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$3,000 worth of tools stolen from Habitat for Humanity

$3,000 worth of tools stolen from Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity construction supervisor Steve Coldiron had just left Metra Park on Tuesday — where he was showcasing a house the organiza…

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Second investigation launched into Lame Deer schools superintendent

Second investigation launched into Lame Deer schools superintendent

The Lame Deer school board is investigating a bullying complaint against superintendent Bill Parker.

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Teacher fired for pregnancy sues Butte Catholic schools

Teacher fired for pregnancy sues Butte Catholic schools

BUTTE — A former teacher fired for being pregnant filed a lawsuit in Butte federal court Thursday against Butte Central Catholic Schools.

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Curtis names campaign manager, picks up PAC endorsements

Curtis names campaign manager, picks up PAC endorsements

HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis has named her campaign manager and also picked up a key endorsement Thursday from a na…

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Chessman Reservoir project starts despite request for injunction

HELENA — Two conservation groups have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to stop the Red Mountain Flume Chessman Reservoir timber project that offi…

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Show to benefit horse enthusiast Sunday at MetraPark

Show to benefit horse enthusiast Sunday at MetraPark

A horse show to benefit Sunni Hecht, a 21-year-old rider who suffered a traumatic brain injury in March, will be held Sunday in the Super Barn…

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Fichtner Chevrolet sells to Rimrock Auto Group

Fichtner Chevrolet sells to Rimrock Auto Group

LAUREL — In 1961, 21-year-old Leonard Fichtner became the youngest General Motors franchise owner in history after acquiring the family busine…

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Flying high: Rocky receiver Cattelan also has a passion for aviation

Flying high: Rocky receiver Cattelan also has a passion for aviation

As a wide receiver and student pilot at Rocky Mountain College, Cole Cattelan can't wait for this football season and school year to take off.

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Searchers look for Russian man in Grand Teton area

MOOSE, Wyo. — Authorities searched Thursday for a Russian college student reported missing after failing to turn up at his summer job in Grand…

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Authorities: 2 deaths appear to be murder-suicide

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County Coroner determined that a man involved in a murder-suicide in June in Casper killed his girlfriend. 

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'Focus on the individual student': New chancellor sets high expectations for MSUB

'Focus on the individual student': New chancellor sets high expectations for MSUB

Mark Nook, Montana State University Billings’ newly hired chancellor, laid out on Thursday morning his vision and goals for the upcoming schoo…

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Former Montana federal prosecutor honored by ATF

Former Montana federal prosecutor honored by ATF

The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on Thursday honored a former Montana federal prosecutor for her work in prosec…

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VA 'intimidates' decorated war veteran for being photographed on VA property

VA 'intimidates' decorated war veteran for being photographed on VA property

A man who helps disabled veterans with transportation to Montana’s VA facilities has been threatened with a $50 fine for appearing in a photo …

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Charging documents: Twin sisters fend off home invader accused of meth use

Charging documents: Twin sisters fend off home invader accused of meth use

A 31-year-old man is facing charges that he forced his way into a Billings home Wednesday morning and attacked his ex-girlfriend, who, with he…

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Punishing Griz fullback delivers with selfless approach

Punishing Griz fullback delivers with selfless approach

Jamal Wilson’s coach calls him “the irreplaceable guy.”

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Frac Daddy to run in $1 million race

DEL MAR, Calif. -- Frac Daddy, owned by Magic City Thoroughbred Partners of Billings, will be running in the $1 million Pacific Classic on Sun…

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Charge: Georgia man skipped sentencing in Billings check-cashing scheme

Charge: Georgia man skipped sentencing in Billings check-cashing scheme

A Georgia man pleaded not guilty Thursday to a bail-jumping charge alleging he skipped out on a sentencing hearing for his role in an elaborat…

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Great Falls man charged as funeral for deputy held

Great Falls man charged as funeral for deputy held

GREAT FALLS — A Great Falls man was on a “drug-fueled rampage” when he deliberately swerved his vehicle to strike and kill a sheriff’s deputy,…

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Man pleads guilty to helping Bozeman rape suspect escape

Man pleads guilty to helping Bozeman rape suspect escape

BOZEMAN — A 22-year-old Bozeman man has admitted violating his probation by cutting the shackles off a rape suspect who escaped police custody.

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