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Montana’s process to replace U.S. Rep. Zinke is not entirely clear

(HELENA) - If U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke becomes Interior secretary under incoming President Donald Trump, a special election would be held in Montana to choose Zinke’s successor -- but it’s not clear who, if anyone,...

Cincinnati Zoo’s baby hippo to star in Facebook video series

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says its popular baby hippo will star in an internet video series called "The Fiona Show" starting next week. The zoo says the first video will be available on the...

Broken windows at Sen. Daines’ Missoula office under investigation

MISSOULA - Police are investigating a vandalism case that occurred at Senator Steve Daines' office located in downtown Missoula. On Twitter the Senator commented, “It’s disturbing that folks have turned to vandalizing my Missoula...

Billings man charged with promoting teen girl for prostitution

(MTN News-BILLINGS) A Billings man accused of promoting a teenage girl for prostitution on Backpage.com was set to make his initial court appearance on Monday. Marlon Duante Thomas, 34, is charged in Yellowstone County Justice Court...

A Jolly First Weekend of June

Happy June! The big storm that produced severe storms and flooding rain is moving out tonight.  This first weekend of June will be something special with sunny skies, warm temperatures and no rain!  Keep in...

2 women charged with operating a meth lab

(BOZEMAN) Jessica Jackson and Brittany Scarborough have been charged with operating an unlawful clandestine laboratory, a felony. Law enforcement found the meth lab at 329 Garnet Mountain Way on Wednesday. According to court documents, law enforcement received...

Rollover crash reported near Wolf Creek

HELENA - Several agencies responded to a rollover crash near Wold Creek on Monday afternoon. The crash was reported around 3:30 p.m. on Recreation Road just south of Wolf Creek Montana Highway Patrol, a St. Peter's...

Democrats hope college voters sway congressional election

HELENA (AP) — In the weeks leading up to Montana's special congressional election, Democrat Rob Quist and his surrogates fanned out across college campuses throughout the state, hoping to tap into a trove of...

Legislative committee holds hearing on concerns over new Montana medical marijuana rules

HELENA - A state legislative committee will decide later this year whether to officially object to new administrative rules on Montana’s medical marijuana industry. On Friday, the Children, Families, Health, and Human Services Interim Committee...

Public Service Commission on Railroad Safety

(MTN News-HELENA) Concern surrounding railroad safety in Montana sparks a roundtable discussion on Wednesday morning with the Public Service Commission. The main issue discussed was what role the PSC can take to ensure railroad safety...

Lady Griz vs. Northern Colorado Game Recap

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Former U.S. Sen. John Walsh lands job in Montana with federal agency

(MTN News) Former U.S. Sen. John Walsh has been appointed the state director of the USDA Rural Development agency in Montana. An agency spokesman in Washington D.C. confirmed the appointment Thursday afternoon. Walsh's appointment becomes effective Feb....

No injuries in rollover crash on Mac Pass

HELENA - Around 9 a.m. Friday a single vehicle rolled over on MacDonald Pass. The driver was uninjured. The air bags did release and the driver was wearing a seatbelt. Montana Highway Patrol reports the individual...

Girls for a Change Summit held in Bozeman

BOZEMAN - It was a day of empowerment for young women in Montana at the Thrive organization’s Girls for a Change Summit. For more than a decade, the non-profit Thrive has hosted the Girls for...

Family of Butte man who died doing oil work in Sidney file wrongful death...

BILLINGS- The family of a Butte man who was found slumped over an oil storage tank at his job site in Sidney in 2010 is suing Exxon Mobil for allegedly exposing the man to...

Wanted in Montana: BOLO Alert issued for Christopher Scott Young

    (MTN News-BILLINGS) A BOLO Alert (Be-on-the-Lookout) has been issued by the U.S. Marshals Service Montana Violent Offender Task Force for Christopher Scott Young. Young, 30, is wanted on a felony warrant charging him with robbery. Authorities issued...

Two inmates die in Cascade County jail

Two inmates at the Cascade County Detention Center died over the weekend. Sheriff Bob Edwards made the announcement in a press release on Monday. The names of the two inmates have not yet been released. According to...

Barrus appears on amended charges

TOWNSEND — The state has filed amended charges against the California man charged in the death of a sheriff's deputy. Lloyd Barrus now faces a total of five charges including deliberate homicide by accountability, two counts...

Wind Damage Updates

    According to National Weather Service as of ,10:00 am on November 18, 2015 recorded winds at the following MPH; November 17, 2015-  3:30 pm- winds at 45 mph 8:00 to 10:00 pm - winds at 30-53 mph November 18, 2015- 12:00 pm...

Billings man sentenced for role in Deer Lodge prison conspiracy

(MTN News-BILLINGS) A Montana State Prison inmate from Billings was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison for his role in a drug smuggling ring at the prison. Cordero Robert Metzker, 28, was sentenced in...

Great Falls High’s Howard earns Montana Gatorade player of the year honor

(MTN News) Great Falls High junior Brendan Howard has been named the Montana Gatorade player of the year for the 2015-2016 boys basketball season. The organization announced the news on Thursday. Howard averaged 25.1 points,...

Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries to open on June 17

HELENA – Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries, is bringing its all-American, retro-themed diner to Montana. The new restaurant will open on Sunday, June 17 and will add 60 jobs to the Helena community. Located at...

Adoption ceremony held in Helena

HELENA - Fifteen children were officially adopted on Tuesday as a part of the Annual Adoption Celebration of Joining Hearts and Families. Now in its 21st year, the event is part of National Adoption Awareness Month...

Trump administration’s potential changes to food stamp program could affect 120,000 Montanans

BILLINGS - The Trump administration wants to deliver food directly to recipients of SNAP, formerly known as food stamps, instead of full cash payments. The proposed change could affect about one in 10 Montanans, or...

Tester plays bipartisan role in major bills – but gets snubbed by Trump

HELENA- Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, in the throes of a re-election battle, has made working with President Trump part of his campaign pitch – and played a central role in two of the...