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Former museum director accused of stealing more than $30,000

Former museum director accused of stealing more than $30,000

Charles Louis “Chas” Weldon, the former executive director of the Yellowstone County Museum, entered a not guilty plea in Yellowstone County D…

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Detour in place in westbound lanes of I-90 while MHP investigates fatal rollover

Detour in place in westbound lanes of I-90 while MHP investigates fatal rollover

Montana Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 90 at the Arrow Creek exit, 13 miles east of Bill…

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Billings Clinic, nurses reach tentative contract accord

Billings Clinic, nurses reach tentative contract accord

Billings Clinic and the Montana Nurses Association reached a tentative agreement Monday night on a new contract for the 575 union-represented …

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Who owns what? Yellowstone County park land ownership under review

Who owns what? Yellowstone County park land ownership under review

What is Yellowstone County parkland and what isn’t, along with parkland leasing policies, is under review by county officials.

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Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

Tears for 22: It wasn’t just another Friday night for Colstrip after death of teammate

FORSYTH -- The Colstrip Colts football team took the field in Forsyth about an hour before kickoff, sans helmets and shoulder pads. You could …

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Man accused of reaching 100 mph in downtown Billings gets 5-year sentence

Man accused of reaching 100 mph in downtown Billings gets 5-year sentence

A Billings judge on Monday gave a five-year sentence to a man who pleaded guilty to DUI and criminal endangerment for reportedly reaching spee…

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Californians, you should avoid Montana

Californians, you should avoid Montana

Dear Everyone in California, we know your friends said Montana is amazing. However, we are worried you are not getting the full story. In fact…

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Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.

Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.

DALLAS — A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the Unit…

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Evangelist pepper-sprayed on Montana State campus

BOZEMAN — A Christian evangelist who calls himself Shawn the Baptist was sprayed with pepper spray while preaching on the campus of Montana St…

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Lockwood safety board to consider engineering firm proposals

The Lockwood Pedestrian Safety District Advisory Board along with Yellowstone County will consider proposals from four engineering firms seeki…

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Governor's climate change plan faces first test in coal country

Governor's climate change plan faces first test in coal country

Gov. Steve Bullock's assertion that Montana can meet the Obama administration's climate goals without shutting down power plants is getting it…

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North Dakota man convicted of trafficking 34 pounds of meth through Montana, N.D.

BUTTE — A 48-year-old North Dakota man who was convicted of trafficking over 34 pounds of methamphetamine in Montana and North Dakota has been…

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Closing arguments scheduled in Havre murder trial

HAVRE — Closing arguments were scheduled Tuesday in the case of a Havre man charged with deliberate homicide in the shooting death of his youn…

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20-year-old accused of off-campus assault of UM student

MISSOULA — A 20-year-old man was charged with rape and aggravated assault after an incident involving a University of Montana student early Saturday.

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Windy and possibly rainy afternoon expected in Billings

Moist air moving north over eastern Wyo. and northern Nebraska is expected to advance into the Dakotas Tuesday. The system is expected to ente…

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Man dies in crash outside of Brockway

A 52-year-old Billings man died Monday night after the motorhome he was riding in crashed into a bridge near Brockway.

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Golden Valley County bridge repair hits snag

Golden Valley County bridge repair hits snag

A four-inch minnow has delayed Golden Valley County’s plans to replace a 35-foot bridge two miles southwest of Lavina.

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Driver dies after collision with tree in Laurel

A man is dead after the vehicle he was driving collided with a tree in Laurel Monday evening.

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13-year-old in hospital after being struck by vehicle in Lockwood

A teenage girl was transported to St. Vincent Hospital after being hit by a vehicle while walking along Old Hardin Road in Lockwood.

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U.S. House candidates Lewis, Zinke contrast themselves in debate

U.S. House candidates Lewis, Zinke contrast themselves in debate

Democrat John Lewis and Republican Ryan Zinke, in their first one-on-one debate in Montana’s U.S. House race, painted slight shades of contras…

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Muted House debate draws fine-grained reactions

Muted House debate draws fine-grained reactions

Most of the barbs in the face-off Monday night between U.S. House candidates John Lewis and Ryan Zinke were thrown before the candidates had t…

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Man sentenced to 15 years in state custody for assault, smashed church windows

Man sentenced to 15 years in state custody for assault, smashed church windows

A 27-year-old man who used a machete to smash out the windows of a Billings church and in a separate incident assaulted a family member was se…

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Tribal judge releases acting Lodge Grass mayor

Tribal judge releases acting Lodge Grass mayor

A Crow Tribal judge freed the acting mayor of Lodge Grass on Monday afternoon, two days after she turned herself in for allegedly violating a …

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Man charged with repeatedly assaulting girlfriend, stealing $4,900 from casino safe

Man charged with repeatedly assaulting girlfriend, stealing $4,900 from casino safe

A man jailed in connection to a July daytime burglary is facing new charges, one alleging he previously stole almost $4,900 in cash from an op…

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Big Sky Notebook: Van's impact for Griz not overstated

Big Sky Notebook: Van's impact for Griz not overstated

Montana’s Travon Van won’t compromise about where he’s best suited on a football field. The coaches at Marshall, Van's former school, surely c…

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Yellowstone County commissioners look at rural taxing district for development

Yellowstone County commissioners look at rural taxing district for development

Billings-area business leaders are pushing Yellowstone County commissioners for a new rural taxing district to boost industrial development.

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OSHA continues investigation into Aug. 25 Western Sugar injury

OSHA continues investigation into Aug. 25 Western Sugar injury

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is continuing its investigation into an Aug. 25 injury at the Western Sugar Cooperative’s Bi…

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Man accused of threatening ex-girlfriend with shotgun

Man accused of threatening ex-girlfriend with shotgun

A man accused of breaking into a residence Sunday and pointing a shotgun at an ex-girlfriend and then choking her until she almost passed out …

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Woman charged with trying to stab common-law husband

Prosecutors have charged a woman with attempting to stab her 67-year-old husband with a folding knife during an argument Saturday in a Billing…

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Motorcyclist dies after crashing into building

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into building

A motorcyclist died on Monday afternoon after crashing into a building on Sixth Avenue North.

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Two-car accident sends Billings woman to hospital

Two-car accident sends Billings woman to hospital

A 73-year-old Billings woman was taken to the hospital Monday afternoon after a two-car wreck at the intersection of 12th Street West and Avenue F.

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Woman sentenced to state hospital for killing man

KALISPELL — A 56-year-old Hungry Horse woman has been sentenced to 40 years in the Montana State Hospital for the Valentine's Day 2014 shootin…

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Montana's health department confirms 5 cases of enterovirus-D68

Montana's health department confirms 5 cases of enterovirus-D68

There are now at least five confirmed cases of enterovirus-D68 in Montana involving children ages 4 to 16, all of whom were hospitalized at so…

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Photographic Institute shows works at Rocky

An opening reception is Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. for the 12th annual and final exposition of the Photographic Institute of the Yellowstone in…

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Armed, suicidal man safely taken into custody by Kalispell police

KALISPELL — A man reported to be armed and suicidal was taken into custody by Kalispell Police Monday morning after nearly three hours of nego…

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Man gets 10 years probation for credit card theft

Man gets 10 years probation for credit card theft

A Billings judge Monday gave 10 years of probation to a man who pleaded guilty to theft by embezzlement for making unauthorized charges on a c…

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Thundering herd: Buffalo roundup draws cowboys, spectators

Thundering herd: Buffalo roundup draws cowboys, spectators

CUSTER STATE PARK, S.D. — The images are much like the buffalo hunt scene from “Dances With Wolves”: hundreds of massive animals shaking the p…

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Oregon man acquitted of sex abuse charges

A federal jury in Billings last week acquitted an Oregon man accused of sexually abusing a teenager on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.

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Montana man dies in Idaho ATV crash

POWELL, Idaho — A Montana man has died in an all-terrain vehicle crash in northern Idaho.

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Montana man killed in train collision identified

TROY — Officials have identified a 66-year-old Montana man who died when his pickup got caught on the railroad tracks near Troy and was struck…

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Officials identify Great Falls man killed in crash

GREAT FALLS — The Cascade County coroner's office has released the name of a 47-year-old man who died in a weekend crash on Interstate 15 near…

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Feds give $14.9 million to Montana for health care workforce development

Health care education across Montana got a significant boost on Monday with the announcement that 15 colleges will receive a total of nearly $…

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Denver bank robbery suspect hams it up in mug shot

Denver bank robbery suspect hams it up in mug shot

DENVER — A man captured after authorities say he tried to flee a bank robbery in Denver doesn't seem too upset about his arrest.

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Chance for rain lower Monday and Tuesday

Rain will likely continue Monday morning, but it should begin to taper off by afternoon.

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Woman connects with rightful owner of wartime letters

Woman connects with rightful owner of wartime letters

When Sheri Weisser saw her uncle’s name in the paper, she couldn’t believe her eyes.

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FWP filmmaker enjoys his 37-year career

FWP filmmaker enjoys his 37-year career

HELENA — The question longtime Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks filmmaker Mike Gurnett gets asked perhaps most frequently is: “Wait, you get p…

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Brick by brick: Group supports friends and neighbors with cancer

Brick by brick: Group supports friends and neighbors with cancer

ABSAROKEE — Colorful butterflies painted on a brick wall in Absarokee seem poised to take flight. Bathed by the autumn sun, they offer hope an…

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