Montana Headlines

Motorist trapped by floodwaters calls rescue ‘a miracle’ 20 Apr 2018, 7:19 pm

A Montana woman who was saved from a vehicle that was nearly submerged by floodwaters is calling her rescuer’s heroics a miracle.

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Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament premieres new video directed by University of Montana professors 20 Apr 2018, 1:00 am

A video for Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament’s new solo album premiered on Rolling Stone’s website on Thursday. He made it in about four days last week with two University of Montana professors.

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After 23 years in prison for murder he denies, new Missoula resident says he’s not angry 20 Apr 2018, 12:15 am

Freddie Joe Lawrence said he harbors no anger toward those who put him in prison for 23 years for a crime he’s always maintained he didn’t commit.

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Herberger’s stores to close in Montana 20 Apr 2018, 12:15 am

Montana’s Herberger’s stores, including in Missoula, are slated for closure, and a going-out-of-business sale will begin Friday, April 20, according to a news release from Bon-Ton Stores.

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Montana Supreme Court hears arguments in case of man charged with 1987 child rape 19 Apr 2018, 10:45 pm

BOZEMAN — A man charged with raping an 8-year-old girl after DNA evidence linked him to the 1987 case wants the charge dismissed, arguing the statute of limitations had run out.

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Northern Cheyenne council’s removal of president violated due process, tribal court rules 19 Apr 2018, 9:30 pm

The Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council’s vote to remove President Jace Killsback from office last fall was unconstitutional and violated Killsback’s due process rights, a three-judge panel ruled ear. […]

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Passing motorist rescues woman trapped by northern Montana flooding 19 Apr 2018, 9:20 pm

A witness is recounting the dramatic rescue of a woman who was trapped with her vehicle surrounded by rushing floodwaters in northern Montana.

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$10,000 reward offered for info in Missoula murder investigation 19 Apr 2018, 7:35 pm

Missoula County is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a suspect for the murder of Susan Wood in early March, the sheriff’s office announced Thursday.

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Great Falls man shot by officer in 2017 convicted of kidnapping 19 Apr 2018, 6:34 pm

GREAT FALLS — A Great Falls man was found guilty of kidnapping and assault for beating a woman and holding a knife to her throat.

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Prolific turkey populations spread hunting opportunities across Montana 19 Apr 2018, 5:00 pm

Turkey hunters in Montana now have more opportunities than ever to try to bag a bird. From increased tags to new areas open on a general license, the proliferation of turkeys across the state has fill. […]

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