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Back by popular demand, the Montana Historical Society once again is asking collectors to show off their treasures during special monthly “pop-up” exhibits.

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Event held at Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center on August 29

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MISSOULA – The National Science Foundation recently awarded $10 million to a six-state collaborative working to boost the underrepresentation of Alaska Native and American Indian (AI/AN) students in STEM disciplines and the workforce. 

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On behalf of the Montana Library Association and the Great Falls Public Library, we are excited to announce Ken Robison as the first recipient of the Montana Library Association’s Alma Smith Jacobs Award–to honor Library efforts in the area of equity, diversity and inclusion.

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BOZEMAN, Montana – Prevention and preparedness play an essential role in staying safe during the fire season. Montana Agricultural Safety Program Director Dana Jansen said the first step to fire prevention is awareness of potential sources that could start a blaze.

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WASHINGTON, August 4, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small today announced that the Department will begin accepting applications on September 6 for funding to expand access to high-speed internet for millions of people in rural A…

The award-winning monster truck, Rammunition, will be making a pitstop in Great Falls on Friday, August 5 and Saturday, August 6. Witness what over 5 tons of heavy metal looks like firsthand when the legendary monster truck, Rammunition rolls into Lithia Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Great Falls,…

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AVAILABLE NOW: EXPLORERS OF THE DEEPWe’re very excited to announce 2022’s 4-H STEM Challenge activity kit, Explorers of the Deep! Including everything you need to embark on three fun adventures, the kit will challenge kids to observe and investigate the interconnected nature between our plan…

HELENA – The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold a work session on Thursday, Aug. 4, at 5 p.m. This is an information session during which the commission will discuss recommendations from the Madison River Work Group.

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Your Children’s Museum of Montana is very excited to invite the entire community free to the Grand Opening for our new exhibit upgrade!  We have had a awesome collection donated that will be prepped, hung, and available to see on Friday, August 12th at 3:00pm.  We will have snacks and drinks…

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government poured $14.5 billion into Montana’s economy over the past two years.  The sheer magnitude of this temporary economic stimulus drove income tax collections up, despite the reduction in tax rates that was enacted during the last legi…

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The Malmstrom AFB Contracting Squadron has awarded a contract for the Repair Roof Building 650 and Tie Off Points to James Talcott Construction, Inc. of 4415 River Dr N, Great Falls, MT 59405 in the amount of $111,500.00. The period of performance for this award is 90 calendar days.

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The Great Falls Clinic Hospital three phase expansion will add nearly 60,000 square feet to facility opening up service lines for patients and 125 new jobs to the community! Learn more about the Clinic's expansion in our Announcement of the Week!  "Since opening our new hospital in 2016, the…

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WASHINGTON, D.C., July 19, 2022 – On July 21, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will deliver a speech to announce new programming and the availability of funding provided by Section 1006 of the American Rescue Plan. These announcements will support efforts to enhance land, credit, and m…

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GREAT FALLS - A public scoping meeting scheduled in Great Falls on Montana’s elk management plan has been moved to an earlier date.

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BOZEMAN — When leading news organizations sought to understand the recent shooting death of a well-known Palestinian-American journalist, they turned to a Montana State University audio forensics expert whose research on the subject has engaged nearly a dozen undergraduates.

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About 30 students with disabilities will gather at Carroll College in Helena for the annual Montana Youth Leadership Forum (MYLF-pronounced My Life) from July 18 – 22. 

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The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has launched a new podcast called Talking Health in the 406.The podcast focuses on powerful stories and impactful conversations about health issues and wellness.  “All Montanans, their family, friends, and those visiting the …

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(WASHINGTON) – Today, the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) commemorates the one-year anniversary of President Joe Biden’s Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy.The Order included over 70 initiatives to be undertaken by a dozen federal agencies to tackle some of …

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HELENA – Superintendent Elsie Arntzen continues to focus on Montana’s homeless youth through federal grant dollars that fund basic needs for families, research, and other learning programs. The American Rescue Plan-Homeless Children Youth (ARP-HCY) fund, which included two disbursements, and…

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GREAT FALLS – Sam Grisak, a 15-year-old angler from Great Falls caught a new state record golden shiner on July 3 from Giant Springs Pond in Giant Springs State Park. Grisak’s fish weighed .03 pounds and measured 4.41 inches in length with a girth of 2.6 inches and was caught on a dry fly. T…

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MISSOULA – More floaters will be able to grab their tubes this summer and hop on the University of Montana’s free Clark Fork River Recreation Shuttle.

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GREAT FALLS - Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is proposing to install a portable toilet dumping and cleaning station known as a SCAT machine at the Eden Bridge takeout site on the Smith River and has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) for the project. 

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Accident near Exit 250 on I-15 Friday.  Lone driver, minor injuries.  Drive carefully this holiday weekend.

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Helena, Mont.– State and federal disaster officials today announce that additional aid is available in response to the severe flooding currently impacting the state.  Residents of Carbon, Park and Stillwater counties may now register with FEMA for assistance if they had damage caused by the …

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FLATHEAD LAKE – Recently, a group of 23 science and policy experts from the U.S. and Canada published a review of mining risks to watersheds ranging from Montana to British Columbia and Alaska. 

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BILLINGS, Mont. –Possessing, discharging and using fireworks is strictly prohibited on all Bureau of Reclamation lands and water bodies. These areas consist of multiple reservoirs, surrounding lands, and campgrounds across the state of Montana. These areas include Anita Reservoir, Bighorn Re…

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UM Museum to Exhibit Latin American Art – The Montana Museum of Art and Culture at the University of Montana will present an exhibition of folk and fine art from Mexico and Peru from July 15 through Oct. 1. The exhibit is titled “Fiesta de Santos: Latin American Festival and Devotional Arts”…

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The flood-damaged northern loop of Yellowstone National Park could reopen within two weeks, a significantly accelerated estimate compared to expectations announced last week, park officials said over the weekend. 

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FAIRMONT HOT SPRINGS - Inflation, supply chain issues, input costs and commodity markets drove the focus of the Montana Farm Bureau Summer Conference June 13-15 at Fairmont Hot Springs. The event provided a time for the 180 farmers and ranchers to surface policy ideas in their advisory commi…

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HOLLIS, NEW HAMPSHIRE, JUNE 17, 2022 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to provide up to $200 million in assistance for specialty crop producers who incur eligible on-farm food safety program expenses to obtain or renew a food s…

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“The Montana Farm Bureau expresses its concern and regard for all of the Montanans affected by the flooding in our state. Our hearts go out everyone who has lost homes, pets, livestock, crops and livelihoods in this natural disaster. It’s especially difficult to fathom that while the lower h…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In-person communication provides an excellent way for farmers and ranchers to address their concerns with government officials. During the Montana Farm Bureau Fly-in June 7-10 in Washington, D.C., Montana Farm Bureau members had excellent opportunities to meet with lawmak…

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HELENA – The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Snowmobile Advisory Committee will meet in Helena on June 24, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the FWP Annex building, 1625 11th Ave.

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WEST GLACIER, Mont. [June 8, 2022] – At approximately 3 pm on Tuesday, June 7, Glacier National Park dispatch received a missing person notification from a concerned friend who lost contact with his climbing partner, 19-year-old Winslow Nichols of Columbia Falls, MT. The two men planned to h…

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The 2021-2022 CAPER – which reports accomplishments and progress on Consolidated Plan goals for the State of Montana’s CDBG, HOME, HTF, and ESG programs – is available for public comment from June 2, 2022, to June 29, 2022. The 2021-2022 CAPER covers the period from April 1, 2021, to March 3…

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HELENA – Superintendent Elsie Arntzen continues to recommend improvements to the established school quality standards that are housed in Chapter 55 of Montana’s Administrative Rules. On June 1, 2022, the Negotiated Rulemaking Committee (NRC) reached a consensus on 10 rule changes. The next N…

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BOZEMAN — Montana State University Extension recently published six new MontGuides on a variety of topics to provide unbiased information for Montana citizens.As part of their outreach efforts, MSU Extension specialists and agents write MontGuides with information gathered during their resea…

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May 24, 2022— On Saturday June 4, Lionheart Cannabis is hosting a grand reopening event at their retail location in downtown Butte. The celebration begins at noon with live entertainment and food and will feature new products and an enhanced retail experience.

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MISSOULA – At the University of Montana, about 2,500 undergraduate students made the spring semester 2022 Dean’s List or President’s 4.0 List.