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Montana Made: Montana Hydraulics makes parts that help keep other industries running

TOWNSEND -  When it comes to components for industrial machines, Montana Hydraulics owners Mark and Della Ehlke say there isn’t much they can’t make. “We’re able to pretty much take on just about anything,”...

Montana Made: Technology helps Harlowton ticket printing company thrive

HARLOWTON - Behind a small storefront on Harlowton’s Central Avenue is a company that doesn’t quite fit in with the notion of “small town.” TicketPrinting.Com was started in 2001 and has developed into one of...

Montana Made: Cowboy culture alive and well in the Bitterroot

VICTOR - Montana is known for its "cowboy culture" and a way of life that takes you back in time. It doesn't hurt if the look matches that feel. In the Bitterroot Valley there's a...

Montana Made: Wild Horse Meadows Soap Company

BUTTE - Nothing is more difficult to deal with as a parent than not being able to help your child when he or she is in pain. In this week's Montana Made, we meet a...

Montana Made: RoBarr

CONRAD - Many people drink coffee or tea every day, but a company in Conrad has created a replacement out of barley. Linda O’Brien’s husband is a wheat and barley farmer and she knew she...

Montana Made: Montana Outlaw BBQ

COLUMBUS - When you think of Montana, barbeque probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But one family in Columbus is working to change that. The Hamiltons are an elite, father-son competition barbeque...

Montana Made: Split Mountain Metals

BELGRADE - Do good work and success will come - that's the foundation of most of Montana's small businesses. At Split Mountain Metals in Belgrade, a couple whose good work took them all the way...

Montana Made: After Image Metal began with a love of art

GREAT FALLS - A Great Falls veteran is filling his life with art, using a canvas not many people would think to try. Reporter Kaley Collins went inside his shop to find out more about...

Montana Made: The growth of products ‘Made in Montana’

HELENA - It’s a symbol only certain businesses in the state can claim. Like Notice Snowboards in Whitefish and Trailhead Spirits in Billings, or even cleaning supply manufacturing company Diamond Products in Helena. Those are just...

Montana Made: Trevino’s Tortillas

BILLINGS - When you think of Billings, fresh and authentic tortillas may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but for the last 15 years the Trevino family has been working to...

Montana Made: The Parrot serves up handmade chocolates and history

HELENA - Buying a box of candy is pretty easy, but the process of making that candy is anything but; especially when that process is done by hand. Tucked inside the Capital City sits a...

Montana Made: Trailmaster Holsters

From trainmaster to trailmaster, Earl Southard has held several titles in recent years, while always maintaining the notion of putting people first. Now, Southard says that attitude has helped his business, Trailmaster Holsters, gain popularity...

Montana Made: Cynthia Out West Silversmith

BOZEMAN - Most artists will tell you they have that one thing that inspires them to create. They call it their muse. In this week's Montana Made, we visited a Gallatin Valley jewelry maker whose muse...

Montana Made: Billings Bronze casts statues for 29 years

BILLINGS - Family owned Billings Bronze has been casting statues and monuments for nearly 30 years. Cal and Rane Paulson opened Billings Bronze in 1989 as a full production art foundry. They cast bronze pieces...

Montana Made: All Cool Ice & Catering

GREAT FALLS - Brian McKinney recently opened up his own shop in Great Falls for his business All Cool Ice & Catering. “I really like working with the chisels and the chainsaws. When I’m in the freezer and...

Montana Made: Notice Snowboards of Whitefish

WHITEFISH - This Montana Made report features a snowboard builder who’s unlikely career path led him to northwest Montana to do what he loves most. Notice Snowboards owner Brittan Ellingson is a third-generation Montanan and...

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...

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...

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 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...

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 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 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 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 Made: River Bottom Restoration Furniture

BRADY -  Two years ago, while living in Billings, Andrew Bishop wanted to build a table with sentimental value from his family’s farm east of Brady. Now, the pieces he sells, from the River Bottom...