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MT Made: Joe’s Pasty Shop

BUTTE - If you worked in the underground mines, the work was long, hard and dirty.  So imagine how important a good meal would be during a short break. Finding a way to get a...

Fraud Watch: Gift card scams

HELENA - Holiday shopping can be stressful and many people buy gift cards for friends and family on their shopping lists to help alleviate some of that stress. Gift cards can be a great option...

Class Act: St. Andrew students learn the history of St. Nick

HELENA - Students at St. Andrew School had the chance to learn more about the origin of Santa Claus Wednesday with the feast of Saint Nicholas. St. Nicholas was a fourth century bishop of Myrna,...

Montana Made: Kovatch Sculptures

VALIER - Bob Kovatch was born and raised in Conrad. It's also the place where his three children have grown up, and near the home of The Lighthouse, a restaurant in Valier that Kovatch and his wife Susan...

Class Act: Vote for Miracles

HELENA - #GivingTuesday may be over, but this holiday season there are other opportunities to give. Vote For Miracles is a giveaway designed to help Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals around the country. America's credit unions collectively...

Montana Ag: Autumn Planting

BIG SANDY - Bob Quinn, most commonly known for creating the healthy food snack Kracklin' Kamut, purchased a plot-seeder from MSU-Northern's experiment station earlier this fall. The Big Sandy organic farmer recently finished seeding an experimental...

Class Act: Meet the Turkeys

HELENA - Families visiting ExplorationWorks on Wednesday got a chance to "Meet The Turkeys". Helena resident, Jamie O'Malley, brought in a couple of her turkey's to the science museum's garden. The turkeys' names are Big...

Montana Made: My Dude Box

BILLINGS - Going through puberty is hard. Between the awkward discussions in health class and the even more uncomfortable talks with parents, it can be hard for kids to navigate this time in their...

Montana food for the Holidays: from farm to table

BILLINGS - With another Thanksgiving and Holiday Season upon us, this year let delicious food produced by Montana farmers and ranchers be part of your holiday menu. “Knowing where your food is coming from when...

Class Act: Be the Match

HELENA - The Love Your Melon student group at Carroll College hosted the Be The Match bone marrow donation registry on Wednesday. One of the things students learned was that there are only two methods of donating...

Montana Made: Blue Truck Bread

In this week’s ‘Montana Made’, MTN takes you to a farm and bakery near Power, Mont. where a couple has been sharing their love for the land through a variety of sourdough breads. “In some...

FraudWatch: Online Holiday shopping scams

HELENA - For the first time this holiday season, the majority of consumers plan to do some of their shopping online, according to research by the National Retail Federation. While that's good news for online...

Montana Made: Altius Handcrafted Firearms

WEST YELLOWSTONE- The sport of biathlon requires athletic ability and a steady hand with a rifle. Marc Sheppard has been helping those steady hands for 25 years. Sheppard explained, "I started building custom stocks in...

Montana Ag: Noxious plant species harming Yellowstone River

Noxious weeds have a destructive impact on Montana's landscape by displacing native plant species, increasing soil erosion, and decreasing wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities. In South Central Montana, the Yellowstone County Weed District is working...

Class Act: Capital High teacher honored

HELENA - A Helena educator was recently honored by the Montana Business Education Association. The MBEA named Capital High teacher Terri Norman as the 2017 Outstanding Secondary Teacher of the Year. The award ceremony was held at...

Montana Made: Allison Kallaway Jewelry

KALISPELL - This Montana Made segment takes us to the small studio of metal smith jewelry artist Allison Kallaway-Young who cuts, bends and hammers metals to create one-of-a-kind jewelry. Every artist has some inspiration and for Kallaway-Young,...

Montana Ag: Beef industry’s voice on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON- Many issues such as tax reform, the Endangered Species Act reform, and U.S. water are being discussed this week in the nation's Capitol. Even though markets are important, most ranchers would agree it's federal...

Fraud Watch: Scammers use utility bill to try and take your money

HELENA - Scammers never seem to take a season off and with winter around the corner, there is another way these imposters are trying to get your money. Now, you could get a phone call,...

Class Act: East Helena celebrates Red Ribbon Week

EAST HELENA- Neighborhoods in East Helena were packed with students wearing red, and waving red ribbons, all part of red ribbon week. The message was all about being drug and alcohol abuse free. Red Ribbon Week...

Montana Made: Wooden carvings with a nod to MT’s political past

CLANCY – Most Montanans are proud where they come from, which makes using The Treasure State as a decoration pretty popular. A man in a small town outside Helena combines his passion for Montana’s political...

Montana Ag: American wool is in high demand

BILLINGS-American wool is in high demand by the U.S. textile industry especially those with military contracts. The American Sheep Industry’s Wool Council hosted a military wool tour in the Carolinas this week showcasing the wool...

Class Act: Helena principal receives national award

HELENA - A Helena principal is receiving national recognition. Susan Sweeney, Broadwater Elementary School's principal, received the National Distinguished Principal Award. The award is for North American elementary and middle school principals or administrators who help foster...

Montana Made: Trailhead Spirits bringing Montana heritage to each pour

BILLINGS - Making handcrafted spirits is a labor of love for Casey McGowan, who opened Trailhead Spirits in January 2013. “We are a true production distillery where we make all the products that we sell,”...

Montana Ag: Gilbert the Badger

NEAR TWO DOT - Ranches are often home to a variety of animals, including cows, horses, sheep and pets such as cats and dogs. But for one Montana ranch family, they have a pet that’s...

Fraud Watch: Grandparent Scams

HELENA - When scammers aren't thinking of new ways to get your money, they recycle or update an old scam. The “Grandparents” scam, otherwise known as the “Emergency” scam, has been expanded from just a...