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Early morning house explosion rocks Glasgow

(MTN News-GREAT FALLS)  One person was injured after a house they were in exploded early Friday morning in Glasgow. According to the Glasgow Fire Department, the call came in around 6:20 a.m. of a home explosion. Crews...

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...

Gov. Bullock to request 10% budget cuts from state agencies

HELENA – The Bullock administration will announce Wednesday it’s asking most state agencies for plans to cut 10 percent of their budget, to avoid deficit spending as state tax revenue flags and firefighting costs...

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ISIS goes global: Over 70 attacks in 20 countries

(CNN) -- Since declaring its caliphate in June 2014, the self-proclaimed Islamic State has conducted or inspired more than 70 terrorist attacks in 20 countries other than Iraq and Syria, where its carnage has...

Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

(AP) UPDATE 4:18 p.m. - Publicists said Ariana Grande will play a charity concert in Manchester on Sunday, joined by big names including Coldplay, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams. The "One Love Manchester" show...

It is Beginning to Look a Lot like Winter!

  MTN News-  It is beginning to look a lot like winter today, November 24! Right in time for the Thanksgiving Holiday which is only a few days away.   Above are some noteworthy photos that...

Pro-life speaker says grace and politeness important

(MTN News-BILLINGS) Making the case for Life. An international speaker and author came to Billings this weekend to talk about pro-life. Scott Klusendorf, founder and president of the Life Training Institute advocates for making his case in...

Emergency Alert System test scheduled for Wednesday

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a test of the Emergency Alert System nationwide on Wednesday. The test will be carried on television and radio stations at 12:20 p.m. in Montana.  The test will...

Helena High boys, Bozeman girls win Skor DeKam team titles

The Helena High boys continue on the path toward a repeat championship. The Bengals track and field program captured the team title at Saturday's Skor DeKam Invitational at Vigilante Stadium in Helena. Connor Matthews set...

UM picks up $5 million gift

(MTN News-MISSOULA) The Phyllis J. Washington College of Education is celebrating the first day back to school with a big announcement -- a $5 million gift to create the largest classroom space on campus. The funds...

Montana regulators direct utilities to use savings from tax bill to benefit ratepayers

(HELENA) Montana regulators say they’ve taken action to require utility companies to pass some of the benefits they receive from the sweeping federal tax reform onto their customers. On Wednesday, the Montana Public Service Commission...

New clues about how Earth got its moon

(CNN) -- It's the only world besides Earth that man has set foot on. But we still don't know exactly how it got there. Now, rocks brought back by the Apollo astronauts in the late...

Montana patients, providers thankful for passage of medical marijuana initiative

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (MTN News-BILLINGS) Patients, providers and those who prescribe medical marijuana all rejoice Wednesday with the passage of Initiative 182 in Montana. Voters approved the law to expand access to medical...

2 juveniles cross US-Canada border while playing Pokemon GO

(MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Agents with the U.S. Border Patrol apprehended two juveniles crossing the U.S.- Canada border illegally while playing the Pokémon GO game on July 21. Border Patrol agents encountered the two individuals walking southbound from...

Nugent accused of drugging, raping, and assaulting underage girls

    (MTN News-MISSOULA) Erik Lee Nugent of Missoula is accused of drugging, raping, and assaulting at least seven underage girls since 2008. Nugent, 47 years old, faces 14 felony charges, including rape, sexual abuse of children, possession of child pornography, and...

Rep. White questions whether wolf management is being driven by social pressures

(HELENA) After five years of the wolf being delisted as an endangered species, Montana lawmakers discussed how management is going. Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks talked about wolf numbers during the Environmental Quality Council meeting...

Missoula Co. Sheriff recalls terrifying moment in shootout near Rock Creek

MISSOULA - More than 30 Missoula County Sheriff's deputies -- along with many other local law enforcement agencies -- made the journey to Belgrade last week to honor a fallen officer. The shooting death of Broadwater County Sheriff's...

Connor Matthews accomplishes goal of breaking 400-meter dash record

MISSOULA - 19 state meet records were set at the track and field invites over the weekend and Helena High etched its name on one. Sprinter Connor Matthews ran his 47-second race – a...

Texas, Montana men avoid prison for North Dakota well crime

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Men from Texas and Montana who were convicted of illegally operating a saltwater disposal well in North Dakota have avoided prison time. Federal Judge Daniel Hovland this week ordered 44-year-old Jason...

Reward offered in grizzly bear shooting

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (MTN News) Wildlife officials are looking for help after a pair of grizzly bears were found shot in the Mission Valley. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Confederated Salish...

Livingston school receives threats after two student suicides

(MTN News-LIVINGSTON) Two high school students in the Livingston Public School District commit suicide within the same week.  The district is now working with state officials to plan meetings for concerned parents and community members. “We...

Fishing access near Wolf Creek has been hit with vandalism

    (MTN News-GREAT FALLS) Another case of vandalism has been reported at a fishing access site between Great Falls and Helena. The inside of a latrine was spray-painted by vandals less than a week after Montana Fish, Wildlife...

Mandatory Food Storage Regulations Implemented for 2016 Smith River Float Season

  Press Release-(Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) reminds the public that mandatory food storage regulations for Smith River State Park will be implemented at the beginning of the 2016 float season. The new regulation...

Valentine’s Day and Cyberdating: Staying Safe Online and on the First Date

  Press Release-Las Vegas, NV (Feb. 10, 2016) –Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate love for some and a time to look for that special someone for others. Americans are increasingly looking for love...