Health Department chooses D'Shane Barnett, current executive director of the All Nations Indian Health Center as the replacement for retiring Health Officer Ellen Leahy.

The Montana House of Representative has passed a bill that will direct the nearly $3 billion coming from the federal ARPA bill.

The Missoula Crime Report included a cruelty to animals charge where adult dogs a puppies were abused and killed.

A 70 percent chance of rain in western Montana today, with highs near 50.

KEEP READING: Here are the most popular baby names in every state

Using March 2019 data from the Social Security Administration, Stacker compiled a list of the most popular names in each of the 50 states and Washington D.C., according to their 2018 SSA rankings. The top five boy names and top five girl names are listed for each state, as well as the number of babies born in 2018 with that name. Historically common names like Michael only made the top five in three states, while the less common name Harper ranks in the top five for 22 states.

Curious what names are trending in your home state? Keep reading to see if your name made the top five -- or to find inspiration for naming your baby.


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