PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota congressional delegation is urging federal aviation and transportation officials to approve an enormous bomber training area over the Northern Plains.
CODY, Wyo. — Organizers of Cody's annual Wild West Balloon Fest have reluctantly decided to end the event after 19 years.
HELENA — A Montana lawmaker proposed Monday that tribal colleges receive the same per-student funding that community colleges receive.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — A new permanent dean has been found for the University of Wyoming's College of Engineering and Applied Science.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Change is a work toward stability at the Wyoming Department of Education. At least that’s according to new State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow.
MISSOULA — Developers are planning to build a 500-bed housing project in downtown Missoula that will be designed for University of Montana students.
GREAT FALLS — Legislation has been proposed to levy stiffer state fines on Montana landowners who illegally gate roads and require that they show proof of ownership before blocking access.
MISSOULA — Missoula County District Judge Ed McLean is retiring after 26 years on the bench, effective May 1.
KALISPELL — Red Lion Inn & Suites has announced plans to build a three-story, 80-room hotel with an attached restaurant on the south end of Flathead Lake at Polson.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Hunters have killed about 300 bison in the Jackson Hole region, eclipsing the all-time high and helping reduce the number of wild bison to levels closer to where wildlife managers prefer.
GLENDIVE — Sonar indicates part of an underground pipeline that spilled almost 40,000 gallons of oil into Montana’s Yellowstone River and fouled a local water supply is exposed on the riverbed.
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LARAMIE, Wyo. — An Albany County couple accused of keeping a 7-year-old boy in an outdoor cage have each pleaded guilty to felonious restraint and felony child abuse.
JACKSON, Wyo. — A paraglider who crashed within the boundary of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has died.
GREAT FALLS — A man accused of killing three grizzly bears near his Browning home last summer has been ordered to pay $30,000 in restitution.
VAUGHN — The driver of a pickup truck was killed when the pickup was struck by a train at a rural crossing northwest of Vaughn.
DICKINSON, N.D. — The cost of a new oil refinery near Dickinson is rising due to delays in getting the facility up to full production.
Eight months is a long time. Long enough for international outrage to rise, fall and fade away. That’s how long it’s been since Boko Haram militants stormed a secondary school in the northeastern village of Chibok in Nigeria, abducting more than 200 still-missing teenage girls.
HELENA — Certain welfare applicants would be required to take drug tests under proposed legislation in Montana.
CASPER, Wyo. — Vietnam War veterans in Wyoming are being asked to share their story in a state-wide historical documentation project.