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Gov. Gianforte announces program to recruit health care workers to Montana

At a press conference on Tuesday at Billings Clinic, Governor Greg Gianforte announced a new, innovative health care workforce recruitment program to address Montana’s longstanding health care workforce shortage and stabilize Montana’s health...

 

Success rate still good on wet antelope opener in Southeastern Montana

Opening weekend for the antelope rifle season ushered in some wet conditions, which were welcome in the drought-stricken region but made hunting a bit more challenging. Below is a look at hunter...

 

Good time to apply for apprentice program

Montana’s two-day, youth-only deer hunt is coming up October 21 and 22, and general deer season opens October 23. Now is a good time to consider signing up for the Apprentice Hunter program. The Apprentice Hunter law allows people ages 10 and...

 

Department of livestock confirms bovine tuberculosis infected herd in Blaine County

Bovine tuberculosis (TB) has been confirmed in a Montana beef herd for the first time in decades. The Montana Department of Livestock (MDOL) confirmed TB in a Blaine County herd following detection of the disease in a cow at slaughter. The infected...

 

EHD found in several areas in eastern Montana

Over the last several weeks, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has received reports of dead or dying white-tailed deer in the major river drainages in eastern Montana. Early indications showed patter...

 

MonDak Motorcycle Loop campaign encourages tourism in eastern Montana

A strategic marketing campaign is encouraging motorcycle enthusiasts to take advantage of eastern Montana's wide-open spaces and welcoming towns by traveling the "MonDak Motorcycle Loop." The Eastern...

 

MCC accepting students for CDL, CNA courses beginning October 27

Individuals seeking training for a new career still have the opportunity to enroll at Miles Community College this fall. MCC’s fall semester late start session will include the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Preparation course and the...

 

Gianforte announces board appointments

On Monday, Governor Greg Gianforte announced the following appointments: Fish and Wildlife Commission • William Lane, Ismay: Current owner and operator of Crescent Cross Ranch in Ismay, Lane brings decades of experience working in the private...

 

Western Family and Consumer Sciences Show

The 59th Annual Western Family and Consumer Science Show will be held October 8 and 9 at the Central States Fairgrounds in Rapid City, SD. The board of directors are planning some new and exciting contests for the event. While this is called a show,...

 

Medicare Open Enrollment, Oct.15 - Dec. 7

What Should I Do? Get started now instead of waiting until December 1. Pay attention to your mail. You will be getting lots of information; some of it will be on your Part D plans, Advantage Plans or Extra Help (Social Security Low Income Subsidy)...

 

Youth re-enact pioneer handcart journey

For youth of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints going on a Mormon Pioneer Trek experience is an opportunity not to be missed. Youth from all over the United States travel to the Mormon...

 

Gianforte announces National Guard resources for COVID-19 response

Governor Greg Gianforte recently announced that 10 Montana National Guardsmen have volunteered to assist the Billings Clinic in its COVID-19 response. “Over the last year, soldiers in the Montana National Guard have consistently stepped up to the...

 

Educational technology grants available

Mid-Rivers Communications, telecommunications service provider to 30,000 square miles of Eastern and Central Montana, is proud to announce the availability of up to $75,000 in grants! Educational Technology Grants are offered by Mid-Rivers when...

 

Additional materials to be certified as weed free by Montana Department of Agriculture

As established in House Bill 93 signed during the 2021 legislative session, the Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) can now certify additional materials, such as gravel, as being free of noxious weeds. Administrative rules for Noxious Weed Free...

 

Some block management areas in Region 7 closed or restricted

Due to current dry conditions and high fire danger throughout much of Montana, hunters may encounter some Block Management Area closures or restrictions. In Southeastern Montana’s Region 7, as of Aug. 13 there were 19 BMAs in eight counties that we...

 

DEQ and DPHHS urge schools to test for lead in drinking water

Schools across Montana are testing their drinking water for lead ahead of the Dec. 31, 2021 deadline outlined in the DPHHS Administrative Rules of Montana regarding matters of public health in schools. Dozens of school districts have already...

 

Prairie to pines wagon train and trail ride

There's no better way to see the sights than on horseback or in a horse-drawn wagon. A nearby wagon and trail ride is taking place September 12-18. The South Dakota and Montana ride will start in the...

 

Wyoming couple paying for adoption with shoes

A couple from Gillette is trying to collect 25,000 used pairs of shoes by the end of August. Once that goal is met, Shoes With Heart, a Florida-based organization, will pick them up in exchange for $10,000 to go toward adopting the couple’s first...

 

10-digit local dialing will be mandatory in Montana starting October 24, 2021

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted an Order designating 988 as the new three-digit abbreviated dialing code to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline starting July 16, 2022. The FCC’s Order requires all telecommunicatio...

 

Governor Gianforte launches statewide fire dashboard

On Monday Governor Greg Gianforte launched a new dashboard to keep Montanans informed on active fires burning in the state. "Across Montana, our heroic firefighters are confronting more than eighty...

 

MT Dept. of Agriculture shares best practices for hay shipments to prevent noxious weeds and pests

As Montana agricultural producers strive to find adequate feed for livestock during severe drought conditions and a damaging wildfire season, the Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) is issuing guidance for out-of-county or state shipments of hay...

 

Chief Water Court Judge appointment

Chief Justice Mike McGrath announced Tuesday that he has re-appointed Russell McElyea to continue serving as the Chief Judge of the Montana Water Court. McElyea’s appointment is effective August 1, 2021. McElyea, who started as the associate judge,...

 

Montana Hay Hotline available for producers affected by drought

As severe drought conditions and wildfires persist across the state, the Montana Department of Agriculture is reminding agricultural producers of the availability of the Hay Hotline, an online tool that connects those interested in buying, selling,...

 

Anderson named warden captain for FWP Region 7

Todd Anderson has been selected as the newest Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Enforcement Division captain, stationed in Miles City. According to FWP Enforcement Assistant Chief Ron Howell, "Todd...

 

Montana Water Court issues first final decree

The Montana Water Court met a critical milestone this week with the issuance of the first final decree in the decades-long adjudication of water rights. The decree covers rights claimed by the United States on behalf of the Turtle Mountain Band of...

 

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