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High Plains BookFest winners announced

High Plains BookFest winners announced

Updated Former Missoulian reporter Gwen Florio said it took her 20 years from the time she first published a short story to publish her first novel.

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The zombie apocalypse returns to downtown

The zombie apocalypse returns to downtown

Updated Hundreds dressed as blood-soaked zombies zigzagged through Billings’ sleepy downtown streets and alleyways Saturday afternoon for the seventh-…

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Group teaches residents how to lobby for climate issues

Group teaches residents how to lobby for climate issues

Updated It was part civics lesson, part how-to and can-do training Saturday morning as a group of nearly 20 residents learned how they can form a Citi…

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Boo at the Zoo brings out crowds of trick-or-treaters

Boo at the Zoo brings out crowds of trick-or-treaters

Updated A mouse, a bumblebee and a ladybug had an appointment with a possum, a lizard, a hedgehog and a few other creatures Saturday at ZooMontana.

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Nice weather Saturday, possible showers ahead

A nice day Saturday in the Billings area will turn into a slightly cooler Sunday with a chance of showers.

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Sugar Beet harvest wraps up

Sugar Beet harvest wraps up

Montana’s sugar beet harvest is wrapping up, and locals say the crop is above average.

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Boothill Cemetery holds onto tales of area's early days

Boothill Cemetery holds onto tales of area's early days

Just in time for Halloween, it seems appropriate to put the spotlight on Boothill Cemetery, the first graveyard established in Coulson.

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Man convicted of domestic assault pleads guilty to stabbing, jumping bail

Man convicted of domestic assault pleads guilty to stabbing, jumping bail

A 22-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday to stabbing another man in July and to skipping out on a June sentencing hearing for choking the mothe…

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Charges: Man stole pickup, attempted to escape police custody

Charges: Man stole pickup, attempted to escape police custody

A man accused of stealing a pickup on Thursday and then speeding near a school where children and construction workers were present has also b…

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Man, 53, accused of raping 13-year-old shouts at judge during video arraignment

Man, 53, accused of raping 13-year-old shouts at judge during video arraignment

A 53-year-old man is facing charges that he gave cocaine to a 13-year-old girl and raped her in June 2012.

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Downtown passers-by share sentiments on what makes for a better community

Downtown passers-by share sentiments on what makes for a better community

Folks on foot over the lunch hour Friday were invited by 20-somethings wearing green T-shirts to write all over a downtown building.

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Task force, deputies arrest man wanted for beating, burning girlfriend

Task force, deputies arrest man wanted for beating, burning girlfriend

Authorities arrested a man on Thursday night on a warrant accusing him of beating his girlfriend and burning her on a hot furnace in 2013.

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Barry Beach attorneys ask Supreme Court for resentencing

Barry Beach attorneys ask Supreme Court for resentencing

GREAT FALLS — Attorneys for Barry Beach, who is serving 100 years without the possibility of parole for the 1979 beating death of a high schoo…

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Female at state women’s prison charged with assaulting fellow inmate

Female at state women’s prison charged with assaulting fellow inmate

An inmate at the Montana Women’s Prison was charged Friday with felony aggravated assault for allegedly knocking another inmate to the ground …

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Laurel teen pleads guilty to 2 rape charges; mother awaiting trial on child sex abuse charges

Laurel teen pleads guilty to 2 rape charges; mother awaiting trial on child sex abuse charges

A 19-year-old Laurel man pleaded guilty Friday to two felony charges for statutory rape, as his mother — who is charged with having nude photo…

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Man denies driving drunk with 2 children in connection to hit-and-run crash

Man denies driving drunk with 2 children in connection to hit-and-run crash

Updated A 36-year-old man pleaded not guilty Friday to accusations that he drove drunk and endangered his two children, who were his passengers, durin…

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Sunny and warm heading into weekend

Mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures will continue through Saturday then conditions will turn colder with a chance for showers.

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Noted author Sherman Alexie speaks to 'every liberal in Billings'

Noted author Sherman Alexie speaks to 'every liberal in Billings'

Masturbation, alarm-clock sex, and a multicultural Pendleton bunny were among the topics award-winning author Sherman Alexie covered Thursday …

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Woman sent to hospital after crashing into stopped semi

Woman sent to hospital after crashing into stopped semi

A two-vehicle accident Thursday night on South 48th Street near Austrian Pine Drive in Laurel sent one woman to the hospital. 

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85-year-old Hardin man attacked, 'left for dead' inside his home

An 85-year-old man is recovering at St. Vincent Healthcare after he was beaten last week and “left for dead” inside his Hardin home.

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