PRINGLE, S.D. — The FLDS religious sect's compound in South Dakota’s southern Black Hills was remarkably noncontroversial the past few years.
When 1,958 Montanans answered Main Street Montana surveys, there was a surprising amount of agreement.
With 333,580 acres of federal land in Custer County, the U.S. government is a very large landowner, and quite possibly a major freeloader of local government services if Congress opts not to chip in this year.
A Custer County woman accused of stealing thousands of dollars over several years from a construction business she was a partner in is facing two felony charges.
GLENDIVE — Sheriff Craig Anderson scans the inmate roster for Dawson County Detention Center and sees real problems. There’s an inmate charged with murder and another for petty crime. He can’t put them together, but he’s four inmates over capacity, so he can’t easily keep them apart.
Custer County will hold its only bowhunter education class, which is limited to 30 students, March 13-15.
Hunter education classes are planned for Custer County in March and May. Schedules of all available classes are online at fwp.mt.gov, where students can register.
MILES CITY — It has been more than four years since the last youth suicide in the Miles City public school system.
COLUMBUS — After hearing legal arguments Friday afternoon, a District Court judge said he would rule as quickly as possible on a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed against a group of Custer County elected officials.
Three West Nile virus cases have been identified in southern Montana, and mosquitoes carrying the virus have been found in Yellowstone County.
2 P.M.: Sens. Max Baucus and Jon Tester announced on Thursday afternoon that ranchers in Rosebud and Powder River counties who've been affected by the Ash Creek fire will be able to use Conservation Reserve Program funds to move livestock to safe pastures.
Cooler temperatures gave firefighters some respite on wildfires burning in southeast Montana, but the biggest blaze grew even larger Tuesday night and a small fire ignited near Worden Wednesday.
A Miles City man is facing accusations that he tried to kill two people during a weekend incident in which police say a gun malfunctioned twice when he tried to shoot two people before firing in the direction of a police officer.
A Mexican citizen caught in Montana transporting nearly two pounds of pure methamphetamine will spend 10 years in federal prison.
MILES CITY — Custer County commissioners came under fire Thursday for a policy that allows elected officials to opt out of the county health insurance program and take a cash benefit instead.
With flood waters receding, county officials across Montana are discovering road repairs costing millions more than what was reported to the Federal Emergency Management Agency two weeks earlier.
A traffic stop in Custer County last week led to drug charges against three Mexican citizens when a vehicle search turned up two pounds of methamphetamine in a detergent box.
Domestic violence and sexual abuse groups in a trio of Eastern Montana counties are organizing a series of displays and events this month.
Custer County Emergency Dispatcher LaRae Tangen poses with her daughter, Katelyn. Tangen has been a dispatcher for 7 1/2 years.
A North Dakota man has been found guilty of the rape of a teenage girl in Custer County.