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The first Native American woman in the U.S. Marine Corps, Minnie Spotted Wolf

HELENA - More than 70 years ago, Minnie Spotted Wolf of Montana broke through both social, gender, and ethnic barriers by becoming the first Native American woman to join the U.S. Marine Corps. The story of a...

A Rich Heritage | Winston Rod Bonus

Annette McLean has been with the Winston Rod Company for more than thirty years. Her role has expanded from part-time quality control to the leading female rod designer on the planet. In this Under the...

Weather Wise: Dew Point vs. Relative Humidity

https://youtu.be/usZmaA1ao1o Most assume relative humidity to be a good indicator of mugginess or dryness, but in reality the dew point gives a lot more information regarding outdoor conditions. In its simplest form, dew point is the...

Helena’s New Brewery Is A Hit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5Rzgyt-nrA   (MTN News-HELENA) Micro-breweries in Montana are popping up left and right as craft beer become increasingly popular. If you have strolled down Last Chance Gulch in downtown Helena recently, you may have noticed a new...

Montana Historical Society celebrates the release of its latest book

(MTN News-HELENA) The Montana Historical Society celebrates the release of its latest book this week: Beyond Schoolmarms and Madams: Montana Women's Stories. The book is a compilation of essays written by numerous authors. Among the stories,...

Big Sky Chronicles: A look at Montana’s most colorful territorial governor

HELENA - Montana’s Big Sky Country is home to many larger than life personalities…men and women who, mostly for better, but sometimes for worse, have helped shape our history. One of the most colorful and...

High school carpentry students show off their work

(MTN News-HELENA) On Wednesday afternoon, members of the Capital High School and Helena High School Carpentry classes invited the public to see their latest project. An open house for a home they built themselves. It’s 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...

Weather Wise: Drought Update

HELENA- As Montana heads into the wettest time of the year, drought conditions are looming. In this year of Godzilla El Nino, unsurprisingly Montana had a very mild and dry winter.  Helena had its least snowy...

Montana names 2017 “Teacher of the Year”

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) The Montana Professional Teaching Foundation named Kelly Elder the state's top educator. He is a social studies teacher at C.R. Anderson Middle School. Elder was one of three...

Montana Historical Society awarded to produce oral history of Montana’s craft beer industry

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) The Montana Historical Society has spent decades preserving Montana's heritage, and their newest project is one you can raise a frosty mug too. MTN has learned that the...

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...

Fraud Watch: Mortgage recovery scams

HELENA - Real estate professionals and lenders will tell you the purchase of a home is a person or a family’s biggest financial commitment. Scammers know this too, and they can use your fear of getting...

Snow storm of epic proportions is a skier’s dream

TETON PASS RESORT - A tremendous snowstorm continues to hit big sky country, and some snow reports show totals over five and a half feet deep. In this week's Weather-Wise, Storm Hunter and Chief Meteorologist Curtis...

Outdoor Report: Saving water for Montana trout

TWIN BRIDGES - It sounds simple, but fish need water to survive and in this Outdoor Report, Winston Greeley tells has the story about one-way Fish, Wildlife and Parks saves water for trout. "Hells Canyon...

Weather Wise: Formation of Valley Fog

MTN News- Most Montanans in the Mountain West Region are accustomed to seeing Valley Fog especially in the Fall and Winter months. Fog typically forms at night when the skies are clear and the winds...

FWP: Game Bird

https://youtu.be/qZ65lyCD5go At the age of 14, Ray Johnson harvested his first pheasant - an experience that set him on a quest that has been 59 years in the making.

Weather Wise: The Dangers Of Lightning

(HELENA) Warmer temperatures and longer daylight hours of Spring bring a lot of people out of winter's hibernation. However, it is that same warm air and sunshine that destabilizes the atmosphere, producing severe weather and...

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...

Fraud Watch: Over-payment scams

HELENA - Technology makes selling unwanted items a lot easier thanks to the various online platforms. It’s a great way to make some extra money, but it can also present scammers with an opportunity to...

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...

Weather Wise Tuesday: Why does our breath fog up in the cold?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnNjEq00CFg&feature=youtu.be MTN News- In Montana we have dry air and often strong winds that make it a bit harder for us to see that vapor cloud when we breathe. Most of us know why our breath...

Weather Wise: Curtis Grevenitz’s early winter update

HELENA- Winter isn't even officially a month old, but wind chills and snow have made headlines from Florida and Mexico to the Canadian Border. For many Americans, the winter of 2017-2018 has started as one...

Historic Montana cookbooks bring history to life

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); HELENA -History is recorded in many ways -- stone tablets, scrolls of parchment or big, dusty thick books. And as reporter Dennis Carlson found out, history is also found...

Get on Board Can-struction

Learn more about "Can-struction" a food raising event for Helena Food Share.