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Red Cross Aid Firefighters and Others During Wildfires
The American Red Cross of Montana responded to the recent grass fires that torched over 16,000 acres on the Blackfeet Reservation near the town of Browning. The fires broke out nearly a week ago. Investigators believe a downed power line and a spark from a chimney caused the two wildfires...
State Trying To Revoke Bar’s Liquor License
The state Department of Revenue is seeking to revoke the liquor license of a Columbia Falls bar where a man drank heavily before causing a crash that killed a 19-year-old woman.
The state filed a notice of revocation against the Blue Moon Nite Club in September...
Hundreds Turn Out To Search For Sidney Teacher
Hundreds of people are assisting in the search for a Sidney High School teacher who did not return home after going for a jog.
43-year-old Sherry Arnold was last seen at 6:30 a.m. Saturday.
More than 200 people participated in the initial search Saturday, finding a shoe believed to belong to Arnold ne…
Montana Tech Probe Finds Altered Grades
Officials at Montana Tech say an investigation has revealed a former employee made more than 100 unauthorized changes to grades given to 36 former or current students, who now face potential disciplinary action.

Northern Plains Hit Hard By Deer-Killing Disease
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Wildlife officials and outfitters say it could take several years for white-tailed deer populations to recover from a devastating disease that has killed thousands of the animals across parts of eastern Montana and elsewhere in the Northern Plains...