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The Legislative Branch released the names of legislators who will serve on standing committees (also referred to as Session Committees) for the 68th Montana Legislative Session.

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BOZEMAN — As part of a consortium that was recently awarded up to $2.25 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Western Transportation Institute at Montana State University will provide transportation outreach and technical assistance to tribes across the Upper Great Plains a…

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HELENA, Mont.— A shooting incident occurred at the Fort Harrison VA Medical Center campus at approximately 7:30 a.m. today.

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HELENA—The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has released the final bond for Big Sky Coal Mine Area A. Reclamation on Area A, the final section to be restored, marks the completion of the entire coal mine restoration for Peabody Energy, making Peabody the first coal mine oper…

HAVRE – Federal and state ag leaders will be onsite at the Montana Premium Processing Cooperative Tuesday in recognition of nearly $292,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds being awarded to Havre facility.  FSA Administrator Zach Ducheneaux, Montana Director of Rural Development Kathleen Wi…

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(WASHINGTON) – The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) is pleased to announce that Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, Sandra Eskin, will provide a special address to cattle producers at the 15th Annual Meeting and Cattle Producer’s Forum this December 8-10, 2022, in Nashville, TN. Sandr…

HELENA, Mont. (Nov. 9, 2022) – The Helena–Lewis and Clark National Forest invites interested parties to submit project proposals for work that improves maintenance of existing infrastructure, enhances the forest ecosystem, improves land health, and/or improves water quality. Proposed project…

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WASHINGTON, November 7, 2022 – Keep your stomach full of turkey and free from foodborne illness this Thanksgiving holiday. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds us all that it’s important to remember the steps to food safety during America’s biggest meal.

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As Montana voters head to the polls this fall, they’ll have the chance to amend the state Constitution to add language explicitly requiring law enforcement to obtain a search warrant before accessing a person’s private electronic data.

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This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. Emergency loans can be used to meet various recover…

HELENA – Superintendent Arntzen welcomes Dr. Karen Mapp to Montana’s Teacher Leader and Executive Leadership Academies’ virtual sessions on November 3-5, 2022. The theme for both Academies is “Family and Community as Partners in Education.” In this session, participants will:

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BOZEMAN — Montana State University Extension is using the results of a statewide needs assessment to help prioritize programming, inform strategic investments, consider new collaborations and partner with communities and stakeholders to address needs and issues facing the state.“The results …

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Helena, Mont. – The Montana Seed Potato Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, beginning at 11:00 a.m. in person at the Holiday Inn Downtown in Missoula, MT. The committee will review financial reports, research presentations from MSU, grant applications, and address gene…

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HELENA, Mont. (October 26, 2022) – The Montana Stockgrowers Association (MSGA) Board of Directors has named Raylee Honeycutt as its new Executive Vice President. Honeycutt will serve as the first female Executive Vice President in the organization’s 138 year history. Working with the Board o…

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[Billings Montana]The Yellowstone Art Museum (YAM) is accepting vendor applications for WinterFair, an Arts and Craft Market taking place at the museum on December 2 and 3, 2022. The opening evening, Friday, December 2, will coincide with the annual Holiday Stroll and December ArtWalk in dow…

HELENA, Mont.— Montana VA Health Care System is participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) National Prescription Take Back Day. Montana VA is offering two single-day, drop off locations for Veterans and non-Veterans to drop off unneeded medications from their homes as a measu…

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(UPDATE, 4:15 p.m.) The GFPD confirmed that officers were involved in a "volatile and lengthy" incident that ran from Great Falls south into Lewis & Clark County, and then back into Cascade County, where it ultimately terminated in Simms.

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Cascade-area cattle and sheep producer Chase Hibbard said he remembers attending Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission meetings in the 1980s, when it felt like the only way to influence elk regulations was to “show up with the most people, talk the loudest and longest, and hope that something…

HELENA, Mont. — Due to ongoing misuse of State Trust Land associated with recreational shooting – including public safety concerns, shooting debris left on site, and concerns that private property will be further damaged – the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation announced that t…

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BUTTE – Today, Montana Centenarians were honored in Butte at the Copper King Hotel and Convention Center during a special luncheon.  

Fall is a great time to be in your family yard. “Our yards are giving us ways to keep living,” says Kris Kiser, President of the TurfMutt Foundation. “Your backyard can help you stay active and thrive. It’s where you might throw a ball with the kids or the dog. You might grill dinner, sit ar…

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 MISSOULA – As director of the University of Montana’s Neural Injury Center, Cindi Laukes knows the signs are subtle but distinct between someone who is inebriated and someone with past head injuries.

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HELENA – Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus was detected in wild birds and domestic poultry in Montana earlier this year. While HPAI cases in wild birds did appear to decline over the summer, there are detections of new cases in parts of the U.S., including Montana this fall. HPA…

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The Golden Bobcats, the lives of Chinese residents in Helena, and the inside story on the making of The People’s House are among the October presentations at the Montana Historical Society in October.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court Friday ruled in favor of a Texas law targeting major social media companies like Facebook and Twitter in a victory for Republicans who accuse the platforms of censoring conservative speech.