Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen congratulated Montana’s 2020 class of high school seniors, recognizing the significance of their accomplishments and the hurdles they have overcome to cross the finish line.

Carroll College announced that they will begin in-person instruction for the fall 2020 semester on Aug. 17. This timing is ten days earlier than the previously scheduled start date of Aug. 26. This modified semester eliminates the traditional fall break and ensures that all students will com…

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The Montana Farm Bureau is applauding President Trump calling for the Department of Justice to investigate the meatpacker pricing activity which has seen skyrocketing profits while the price of live cattle plummeted by 30 percent. Additionally, MFBF appreciates that Secretary Perdue and the …

Fallon County will be hosting the state high school rodeo championships starting June 1, as long as the event complies with state guidelines established by the governor and state health officials.

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There may be some supply problems caused by the COVID-19 problems in several meat-processing plants, a local supermarket chain recently warned online.

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Miles City - Anglers at the newly renovated Baker Lake are harvesting some nice-sized rainbow trout, as well as enjoying a rare opportunity to catch some decent walleye. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has worked extensively with the community to improve the fishery after a tornado severe…

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Southeast Montana Area Revitalization Team (SMART), a local nonprofit here in Baker, established the Fallon County COVID-19 Disaster Relief Fund in March 2020. The relief fund seeks to support individuals, families, youth, small businesses, and service organizations/offices in Fallon County …

Over the next month, the Montana Department of Agriculture is challenging folks across the state to get out and get growing! In conjunction with the Montana Agricultural Business Association, East Helena High School FFA and Montana State University Extension, the Department is launching an o…

U.S. SENATE –U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be directing $300,000 to support older Montanans and those with disabilities connect with community resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Montanans out of work, families with limited resources, small businesses, non-profits and others can apply for financial relief for things like rental and mortgage assistance, business and non-profit grants, grants to serve seniors and those living with a disability, food banks and local foo…

Local control is returning to our school districts! During these unprecedented times, as the State Superintendent, I have made strong recommendations to the Governor to honor local control and flexibility for our schools. The Governor’s new directive for a phased reopening of our state inclu…

Over the past several weeks, Montanans have faced unprecedented challenges. Our way of life has changed rapidly. Like every corner of our country, our once thriving economy is ailing. We’ve lost family members and friends.

Medora, North Dakota - Effective immediately, Theodore Roosevelt National Park will be closed to recreational use until further notice. The temporary closure includes visitor centers, facilities, trails, and campgrounds. East River Road in Billings County will remain accessible to local resi…

While people are sheltering in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, this is a key time for those without a will to organize information and have it written, according to a Montana State University Extension specialist.

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In Baker, when the City Council holds its public meetings now, the people on the council have a different view than they are used to, according to Mayor JoDee Pratt.

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A judge has ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to adequately consider the environmental impact on endangered species in the rivers and streams along its 1,200-mile route from the Canadian border.

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A Special Improvement District has been temporarily shelved in Baker as the city officials try to adapt to the local impact of the COVID-19 pandemic which has paralyzed most of the country economically.

U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced that Montana veterans and their beneficiaries who receive VA benefits will be receiving their direct checks automatically without having to do anything extra from the Department of Treasury. This follows Daines urging both Treasury and Veterans Affairs Dep…

U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that USDA will be providing $19 billion in assistance for farmers and ranchers hurting from challenging market conditions due to the Coronavirus pandemic through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). Part of the funding will go to help Mont…

The wait is over. Hunters can now check the results of the 2020 nonresident combination and elk and deer permit drawing to see if they were successful.