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Eastern Montana bear captured, relocated

Eastern Montana bear captured, relocated

GLASGOW — A black bear captured on a ranch near the McCone County town of Brockway over the Memorial Day weekend has been moved by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks wardens to a new home in the Little Belt Mountains.

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Eastern bear

Eastern bear

This male black bear was captured in the Brockway area over the Memorial Day weekend and moved to the Little Belt Mountains by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks wardens. 

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Eastern bear

Eastern bear

Male black bear

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Pilot killed in plane crash was Broadview schools trustee

Darin Ray Brown, the Acton-area pilot who died Saturday in an airplane crash near Wolf Point, was a father of five and a Broadview School District trustee.

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Authorities ID pilot killed in Saturday plane crash

Authorities have identified the pilot killed in a Saturday airplane crash in northern McCone County as Darin Ray Brown, 38, and are now working to figure out what happened.

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Montana oil lease sale could mark Bakken expansion

Montana oil lease sale could mark Bakken expansion

A Texas company has bought oil and gas leases on almost 75,000 acres in northeast Montana's McCone County in a move that could portend a significant westward expansion of the Bakken oil patch, government officials and a company representative said Wednesday.

October 24, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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Dry weather worries farmers, forecasters optimistic

Dry weather worries farmers, forecasters optimistic

A dry winter and spring has farmers nervous about drought, but the forecasters are calling for a low to moderate risk in eastern counties, with time this spring for more wet weather.

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Murder-suicide confirmed in McCone County deaths

McCone County Sheriff-Coroner Dave Harris confirmed Wednesday that a Fairview man shot his 3-year-old son and then himself over the weekend.

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Fairview man apparently killed son, self

GREAT FALLS -- Officials in Eastern Montana have found a Fairview man and his 3-year-old son shot to death, the victims of an apparent murder-suicide.

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Rehberg listening sessions today in Circle, Jordan

Rep. Denny Rehberg, R.-Mont., will host listening sessions today in Jordan and Circle.

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Farm disasters designated for 6 Montana counties

Six northeastern Montana counties have been designated as disaster areas for agriculture losses from winter storms and spring floods.

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Rain, floods overwhelm farms, irrigation systems

Rain, floods overwhelm farms, irrigation systems

For years, Gordon Stoner’s rule for keeping the rain-soaked Northeast Montana soil from swallowing his tractor was to “turn when the ducks fly,” meaning nothing short of a pond would cause him to turn the wheel.

June 12, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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Stuck tractor

Stuck tractor

Farm fields in Eastern Montana have become so saturated with rain they've turned to soup beneath the surface, preventing farmers from planting spring crops.

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McCone County Commissioner Connie Eissinger

McCone County Commissioner Connie Eissinger

Eissinger

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