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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...

Class Act: CHS students learn about invasive mussel monitoring

HELENA - On Wednesday, Capital High School students had the opportunity to help protect Montana’s waterways from invasive species. 250 CHS Biology students participated in a citizen science zebra mussel monitoring project at Canyon Ferry...

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 Ag: “Cowboys Without Borders” film features Montana ranch

GREAT FALLS - A documentary film crew from Texas chose Big Sandy as the first stop for their international documentary film project, "Cowboys Without Borders." The film follows the lives, cultures and heritages of ranchers from North, South...

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...

Big Sky Chronicles: Airplane Beacon

HELENA - Standing tall at the top of MacDonald Pass is a beacon that helped lay the groundwork for the beginnings of nighttime flight across Montana. "This one was built in 1935 and it was...

Fraud Watch: What Montanans can do about the Equifax data breach

HELENA - More than 140 million Americans have been affected by the Equifax data breach earlier this month. On Sept. 7, consumer credit reporting agency Equifax announced 143 million people had their driver’s license numbers,...

Class Act: Indian Alliance offers free after school program

HELENA - The students living in the Captial City now have another option for after school. Starting Oct. 5, the Helena Indian Alliance will offer a free after-school program for all students, ages K-12. On Wednesday,...

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...