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Crow Indian Reservation

Teacher shortages at Indian schools are a chronic problem

Teacher shortages at Indian schools are a chronic problem

Desperate for new teachers, Hays/Lodge Pole School District Superintendent Margaret Campbell has pulled out all the stops: A three-bedroom home to live in for $230 a month, with utilities paid; a $1,000 signing bonus; and even a dollar-for-dollar match for up to $300 on monthly student loan …

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Cloud Peak starts work on Crow coal reserve

Cloud Peak starts work on Crow coal reserve

A Wyoming coal company plans to begin exploratory drilling this week on a 1.4 billion ton coal reserve on the Crow Indian Reservation.

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Tester and Walsh tour Crow Indian Reservation

Tester and Walsh tour Crow Indian Reservation

Montana senators Jon Tester and John Walsh talk about what they learned from their tour of the Crow Indian Reservation.

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Competency hearing delayed in Crow triple-killing

Competency hearing delayed in Crow triple-killing

A federal judge has indefinitely delayed a competency hearing for the suspect in a Montana triple-killing who has been unable to stand trial because of mental illness.

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Montana woman faces prison for killing daughter, 3

Montana woman faces prison for killing daughter, 3

A 25-year-old woman from the Crow Indian Reservation is to be sentenced in federal court for killing her 3-year-old daughter by throwing her out of a fast-moving vehicle.

October 22, 2013 7:46 am Photos

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Montana mom to plead guilty to toddler's death

Montana mom to plead guilty to toddler's death

A woman from Montana's Crow Reservation plans to plead guilty Wednesday to killing her 3-year-old daughter by throwing her from a moving pickup truck after a night of drinking with her brothers.

July 23, 2013 10:59 am Photos

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Shifting land blamed in Crow reservation gas spill

Shifting land blamed in Crow reservation gas spill

Phillips 66 says shifting land appears to have damaged an underground pipeline that spilled up to 25,000 gallons of gasoline on the Crow Reservation west of Lodge Grass.

July 12, 2013 12:02 pm Photos

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Plane crashes near Fort Smith; no fatalities reported

Plane crashes near Fort Smith; no fatalities reported

An airplane carrying two people crashed Tuesday morning near Fort Smith on the Crow Indian Reservation. At least one person was taken by helicopter to a hospital.

July 02, 2013 2:00 pm Photos

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Defendant to plead guilty in Crow corruption case

Defendant to plead guilty in Crow corruption case

The youngest defendant in a corruption case on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation has reached a deal with prosecutors and intends to plead guilty on an alternate set of charges, according to court papers and attorneys in the case.

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Crow corruption trial delayed until August

Crow corruption trial delayed until August

A federal judge on Tuesday pushed back the trial for the four remaining defendants in a corruption case on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation.

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Northern Cheyenne planting crews can't keep up with wildfires

Northern Cheyenne planting crews can't keep up with wildfires

The Northern Cheyenne Tribe’s 30-person planting crew was busy in the Black Springs burn area this April. Each planter carries a tree bag, hoisting a couple hundred ponderosa pine seedlings on each hip.

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FBI investigating body found along Highway 313 on Crow reservation

FBI investigating body found along Highway 313 on Crow reservation

A person was found dead on Monday on Secondary Highway 313 south of Hardin.

December 03, 2012 9:32 am Photos

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Namibian tourism officials arrive in Billings for 10-day Montana tour

Namibian tourism officials arrive in Billings for 10-day Montana tour

For 14 tourism officials from the African nation of Namibia, the key word for the next 10 days will be "sharing."

September 06, 2012 9:10 pm Photos

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A look at some of Minckler's treasures

A look at some of Minckler's treasures

The treasures of Montana history that are part of Thomas Minckler’s collection can seem almost inexhaustible. Here’s a look at a few gems. The earliest known letter, and envelope, mailed from Montana, or Dakota Territory as it was still known. It was dated Feb. 6, 1863, and datelined Bannack…

September 02, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Cloud Peak, Crow Tribe reach 1.4B ton coal deal

Cloud Peak, Crow Tribe reach 1.4B ton coal deal

A Wyoming mining company has reached tentative option agreements to lease and mine an estimated 1.4 billion tons of coal on southeastern Montana's Crow Indian Reservation, in a deal that appears aimed at tapping into the growing export market for a fuel that's in decline domestically.

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Wild Horse Ridge fire on Crow Reservation grows to 1,700 acres

Wild Horse Ridge fire on Crow Reservation grows to 1,700 acres

The Wild Horse Ridge fire that sparked Sunday on the Crow reservation has grown to 1,722 acres, although it had not grown much by Monday evening.

July 23, 2012 3:00 pm Photos

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Crews work on wildfires near Pryor Creek

Lightning started several wildfires on or near the Crow Indian Reservation on Sunday, including the 500-acre Wild Horse Ridge fire that sent smoke billowing into the Billings area.

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Work on Southeastern Montana Complex fires wrapping up

Work on Southeastern Montana Complex fires wrapping up

Crews continued the process of finishing up work on the five fires in the Southeastern Montana Complex that scorched more than 325,000 acres in June and July.

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Crews hope to contain Ash Creek fire by Monday, continue progress on other S.E. Montana fires

Containment lines on the five fires within the Southeastern Montana Complex held on Sunday and fire officials said that they hope to have one of them, the Ash Creek fire burning near Ashland, completely contained by the end of Monday.

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Binding books takes artful hand, faith in the future

Family-owned Americana Bookcraft in downtown Billings, one of two in Montana, celebrates its 30th anniversary next month while the owner wonders how big a bite the e-book craze will eventually take out of the book-binding business.

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