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Leg amputee hopes to run in 2014 Montana Womens Run

Leg amputee hopes to run in 2014 Montana Womens Run

Tanya Allestad chose to have her leg amputated after suffering an immobilizing Lisfrank injury. Now she hopes some of her first steps back as a runner will be in the 2014 Montana Women's Run.

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Amputee: 'I will for sure run through the finish line'

Amputee: 'I will for sure run through the finish line'

On May 10, Tanya Allestad plans to run — not walk — across the finish line of the 33rd Annual Montana Women’s Run alongside nearly 10,000 other participants.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Bozeman man denies fatal house party shooting

BOZEMAN — A 25-year-old Bozeman man has denied charges filed after a shooting outside a house party left one man dead and another facing the amputation of part of his leg.

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Andrea Benson

Andrea Benson

Andrea Benson.

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Addison Benson runs and jumps

Addison Benson runs and jumps

Addison Benson runs and jumps with other students in her kindergarten class at South Elementary School in Laurel. 

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Gym teacher Steve Ahmann

Gym teacher Steve Ahmann

Gym teacher Steve Ahmann directs Addison Benson and her kindergarten classmates as they play with hula hoops at South Elementary School in Laurel. 

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Koni Dole pins Ben Grass of Shepherd

Koni Dole pins Ben Grass of Shepherd

Koni Dole pins Ben Grass of Shepherd in the first period of a match at Huntley Project High School. Dole's right leg was amputated in October after breaking his leg in a football game.

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Strength coach Adam Husk watches over Koni Dole

Strength coach Adam Husk watches over Koni Dole

Strength coach Adam Husk watches over Koni Dole while he lifts weights at Huntley Project High School.

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Koni Dole leans against his friend Tanner Miller

Koni Dole leans against his friend Tanner Miller

Koni Dole leans against his friend Tanner Miller while waiting to wrestle at Huntley Project High School.

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Koni Dole views his prosthetic leg

Koni Dole views his prosthetic leg

Koni Dole uses a mirror to view his new athletic prosthetic leg while trying the leg on for the first time at Treasure State Orthotics.

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A teammate's boot lays near Koni Dole's prosthetic leg

A teammate's boot lays near Koni Dole's prosthetic leg

A teammate's boot lays near Koni Dole's prosthetic leg and bag during a wrestling match at Huntley Project High School.

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Koni Dole prepares to wrestle

Koni Dole prepares to wrestle

Koni Dole prepares to wrestle at Huntley Project High School less than three months after having his right leg amputated.

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Koni Dole waves a pair of long ropes

Koni Dole waves a pair of long ropes

Koni Dole waves a pair of long ropes during a conditioning class at Huntley Project High School.

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Koni Dole walks on a new prosthetic leg

Koni Dole walks on a new prosthetic leg

Koni Dole walks on a new athletic prosthetic leg for the first time while meeting with Jay Murray at Treasure State Orthotics in Billings. Dole hopes to learn to run on the leg and play football in the fall.

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Koni Dole smiles after lifting weights

Koni Dole smiles after lifting weights

Koni Dole smiles after lifting weights before a class at Huntley Project High School.

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Koni Dole uses a stationary bike

Koni Dole uses a stationary bike

Koni Dole uses a stationary bike to warm up before lifting weights at Huntley Project High School.

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Koni Dole walks on a prosthetic leg

Koni Dole walks on a prosthetic leg

Koni Dole walks on a new athletic prosthetic leg for the first time. Dole hope to learn to run on the leg and play football this fall.

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Koni Dole views his new athletic prosthetic leg

Koni Dole views his new athletic prosthetic leg

Koni Dole uses a mirror to view his new athletic prosthetic leg while trying the leg on for the first time at Treasure State Orthotics.

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Jay Murray shows an athletic prosthetic leg

Jay Murray shows an athletic prosthetic leg

Jay Murray shows an athletic prosthetic leg he made for Koni Dole at Treasure State Orthotics.

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