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Montana bobcat farm spurs worldwide interest

GREAT FALLS — A proposal by a North Dakota couple to relocate their commercial bobcat fur farm to central Montana has generated comments from around the world, according to a game official.

August 31, 2014 11:45 amLoading…
Leather is his business: Five Minutes with Doug MacPherson

Leather is his business: Five Minutes with Doug MacPherson

Whenever a business has been around for more than a century, it must be doing something right. Doug MacPherson’s great-grandfather, George MacPherson, started Montana Shoe Co. in Butte in 1908. Butte’s population had grown to nearly 100,000 during the years surrounding World War I, as the Mi…

March 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Demand for fur has market at 30-year high, trappers say

Demand for fur has market at 30-year high, trappers say

MISSOULA — The demand for fur is on the rise and prices are booming, providing a windfall to Montana trappers who say their industry has hit a 30-year high.

December 25, 2013 8:28 pmLoading…
Outdoors just for kids: Sticky houndstongue is an outdoor nuisance

Outdoors just for kids: Sticky houndstongue is an outdoor nuisance

Have you ever felt a dog's tongue? It's very rough. That's how a weed that I hate got its name.

November 18, 2010 12:00 am Related Loading…

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