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As Cold as -40, then a 70 Degree Swing

A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect until Friday.  Snow will spread across the state tonight, with several inches accumulating by morning.  Snow in the morning will gradually taper off by afternoon.  Highs will...

Fire at Helena High School; “extensive” damage reported

(MTN NEWS-HELENA) Emergency crews responded to a fire at Helena High School just after 10 p.m. on Monday. As of midnight, there are still numerous firefighters and police officers at the scene. Firefighters are working to clear the...

Rock Bottom Tonight: Dangerous Wind Chills

Lethally cold wind chill values with arctic air is moving into Montana.  Temperatures are plummeting right now, falling through the -0s and -10s already.  Lows tonight across the state will be between -20 and...

Montana hunter may have hit a world record elk

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (MTN News-MISSOULA) Officials with the Boone & Crockett Club and the Pope & Young Club say a Montana hunter may have bagged a new world record elk. In a press...

Grieving father searching for son is hit with a scam attempt

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A grieving father searching for his son is hit with a scam attempt. On Tuesday, Stan Becker got a phone call from an individual who claimed to be working...

Helena woman charged with ten felonies after attacking police

(HELENA) A Helena woman is charged with ten felonies following a violent weekend encounter with Helena Police Officers. Rebecca Jean Frankforter is accused of stealing items from Wal-Mart on Saturday, May 14. When officers attempted to arrest...

Montana City woman faces three life sentences

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); HELENA- A Montana City woman faces three life sentences in prison for selling meth. Ashley Nicole Anderson appeared in Justice Court Friday afternoon, charged with three counts of felony distribution...

HPD searching for a Helena teen

Press Release-The Helena Police Department is looking for assistance in locating 17-year-old Clara Gray. She ran from her guardian on the west side of town yesterday (May 30th) afternoon. Any assistance would be appreciated...

Suspicious Man Puts Helena Neighbors on Alert

(HELENA) – A series of encounters with a suspicious man has some people living in the area of Missoula Avenue and Dakota Street on edge. Neighbors tell MTN the man has been seen staring in...

Motocross Enthusiast Missed By Lake Community

HELENA- Blake Becker from Helena decided he would challenge world renowned motocross legend, Robbie Maddison. The 19-year-old successfully rode his outfitted bike on Canyon Ferry Lake for 17 miles. In an interview after the ride, he said...

Men issue apology after walking onto Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwZVr0VQvrU   (MTN News) -The four men who walked out onto the Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park several days ago have issued a public apology for their actions. The men - who identify themselves as Ryker,...

Helena teacher Kelly Elder selected as 2017 Montana Teacher of the Year

    Press Release (HELENA) When Helena teacher Kelly Elder heard the cathedral bells near his home ring out at 8:00 last night, he figured it was a bad sign for him. He knew that somewhere in the...

Lost dog reunited with owner in Helena after a long journey from Deer Lodge

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) A 10-year-old dog lost in the woods for a month has been reunited with her owner. MTN spoke with the vet who helped nurse the dog back to...

Vehicle slides off of MacDonald Pass; victim in critical condition

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) On Friday, September 30 at around noon emergency crews responded to a vehicle accident at MacDonald Pass on U.S. Highway 12 near the scenic turnout area. Montana Highway...

Weaver facing charges for alleged bestiality and domestic violence

(MTN NEWS-GREAT FALLS) Timothy Allen Weaver is facing several felony charges after he allegedly assaulted at least one woman, one child, and a horse. On August 19th, the Cascade County Sheriff's Office received word that...

Mihelish arrested for DUI

Police arrested Capital High School football coach Kyle Mihelish on suspicion of DUI late Thursday night. According to the daily police log, an officer conducted a traffic stop in the area of Benton and Hollins...

Men walk on Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park

https://youtu.be/wwZVr0VQvrU   YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -On Saturday afternoon, four men ran out onto the Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park. Buckrail reports that a Wyoming resident, who asked to remain anonymous, took several photos and a video...

Pennington pleaded not guilty to stealing thousands of dollars

(MTN News-HELENA) A former caregiver pleaded not guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from a dementia patient. Kayla Dawn Pennington was arraigned in District Court Wednesday morning on felony charges of Exploitation of an Older...

Great Falls murder victim identified; GoFundMe page created for family

  (MTN News-HELENA) The body of a Montana woman discovered early Wednesday morning in Spokane has been identified as 47-year-old Rita Maze of Great Falls. During a press conference Wednesday morning, Lewis and Clark County Sheriff...

Helena 911 dispatcher helps a young man to deliver his daughter

    (HELENA) On Thursday, November 10 a Lewis and Clark County dispatcher, Aaron Charlton, received a 911 call from a young man stating his wife was in labor. Within minutes of the initial call for help,...

PSC Vote Rejects NorthWestern Rate Hike

(MTN News-Helena) The state Public Service Commission on Tuesday rejected an 8-million-dollar electric rate increase requested by NorthWestern Energy – but just barely. On a three-two vote, the P-S-C said NorthWestern cannot charge Montana ratepayers...

Winter Weather and Snow Expected

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); A cold storm system will produce lower snow levels tonight through Tuesday.  A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect for the central mountains including the Bear Paws, Little...

FBI takes the lead of the abduction and murder of a Great Falls woman

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); (HELENA) The FBI has taken the lead in the investigation of the abduction and murder of a Great Falls woman. Rita Maze was found dead in the trunk of...

Multiple vehicle car crash on Highway 12 west [UPDATE]

  (HELENA) At least one person was sent to the hospital after a four-vehicle crash on Highway 12 west of Helena on Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened just before 2:00 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 12...

Montana judge defends decision to sentence child rapist to probation

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push();   (MTN News-GLASGOW) The judge who sparked public outrage for sentencing a Glasgow man on Wednesday to probation for raping a 12-year-old girl defended his decision on Friday. Valley County District...