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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: 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: Create the Mustard Seed experience at home

RONAN - It’s where Montana meets Asia on a dinner plate. Missoula’s Mustard Seed restaurant is famous for its flavors and it's now sharing its Montana Made sauces with the rest of the world. The sauce that has made diners...

Montana Made: High Plains Sheepskin

EAST HELENA - The arrival of Spring has many people thinking of warmer temperatures, but Gary Thomas, the owner of High Plains Sheepskin in East Helena, is busy working on things we usually only think...

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...

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: Bring the hot springs home with Medicine Springs

(MTN NEWS-HELENA) Medicine Springs Mineral Therapy owner Brandon Price says it was a trip that his parents took to Chena Hot Springs in Alaska that led to the creation of Medicine Springs -- a product...

Montana Made: Art with an edge

BOZEMAN - There are hundreds of successful small businesses in Montana that don't operate out of stores or giant factories. In this week's Montana Made segment, we visit a 30-year-old Montana business staying sharp from...

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: 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: 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: Roam Free Bison Bites

FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION - There were once upwards of 60 million Bison in North America until the population was brought down to around 300. One Montana rancher is raising bison while also making a...

Montana Made: Nonprofit creates backpacks and provides jobs one stitch at a time

HELENA - The U.S. Forest Service employs hundreds of people nationwide. Some of those employees are given a backpack, briefcase or gear pack. A manufacturing plant not only makes those items in the Treasure State,...

Montana Made: Tucker Family Farm

MISSOULA - Hidden away from a smokey summer day, head cheese maker Allison Dembek looks over sheep milk cheeses aging in a cheese cave on the Tucker Family Farm, nestled between Victor and Hamilton. "Cheese...

Montana Made: Diamond Products

HELENA - Cleaning can be a messy task and Diamond Products is making that task not only a little easier for you, but also a little less harsh on the environment. From mixing and testing...

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...

Untapped: Montana Made ciders

BILLINGS - Last November, Tanner Vinecke, Sam Hoffmann and Jason Corbridge opened Last Chance Pub and Cider Mill on Montana Avenue. “It’s about a year that we had this idea and Sam Hoffmann, the owner...

Montana Made: Dreams come true as Montana designer aims for Paris Fashion Week

BROWNING - Belinda Bullshoe is believed to the first-ever Native American designer to have her dresses shown during New York's Fashion Week. Now, she's got her sights set on the City of Lights. The designer is...

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: 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: 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...

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: Select-A-Catch

VALIER - Trapping wild animals for research or to be relocated is common in Montana and across the United States. A foot snare developed in Valier is making it easier for trappers and painless for the...

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...

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...