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Officials working to find donations of hay to help feed livestock
A lot of animals in the path of Montana's fires are going to need a lot of hay. With more than 300,000 acres incinerated and an untallied amount of hay destroyed, ranchers in the burned areas will need help feeding their livestock, disaster and agriculture officials say.
Billings school bus driver appeals sentence
Calling his sentence "outrageous and illegal," former Billings school bus driver Timothy Whalen has appealed his case to the Montana Supreme Court. In an appeal filed last week, Whalen argues that he should be allowed to withdraw his guilty pleas related to his convictions for driving a school bus drunk and striking a student in a crosswalk.
Red Lodge center helps displaced Ashland residents
When the order came on June 26 to evacuate Ashland because of the fast-moving Ash Creek fire, residents of Heritage Living Center, an assisted living facility primarily for Northern Cheyenne elders, had to go, too. Nineteen of the residents spent the first night at the Boys and Girls Club in Lame Deer, sleeping in chairs or on the floor.
Man admits endangering family in DUI crash
A man who was driving drunk with his wife and daughters in the vehicle when he drove through a downtown intersection and crashed into a parked car admitted to charges Monday in District Court.
Man sentenced for stabbing landlord
A 21-year-old man who stabbed his landlord during an attack on his girlfriend was sentenced Monday in District Court. Dustin Greg Kaufman, 21, received concurrent sentences of 10 years with the state Department of Corrections, with five years suspended, for felony charges of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.
Family pet dies of beating suffered during home burglary
Randy Clark choked up as he talked about how much Sadie, his border collie-blue heeler, loved the dog door he built for her last year. He could walk outside through the sliding glass door and leave it open, but Sadie would proudly push through her own little door alongside it.
Audio, visual displays enhance new Buffalo Bill Cody exhibit
CODY, Wyo. - When William F. Cody talks, people listen. The Buffalo Bill Historical Center on Saturday opened its new $2.7 million exhibit on the life and times of its namesake figure. Visitors were greeted at the door by Cody himself, or at least a man who bore a striking resemblance on camera to the Western icon.
Student's death results in claim against Billings SD2
An attorney for Billings School District 2 is seeking the release of confidential criminal justice records to help the district decide how to respond to a $750,000 claim related to the rape and death of a student.
Billings man charged with threatening president
HELENA - A man has been charged with threatening President Barack Obama after he reportedly told Secret Service agents that he planned to kill the president and everyone else he believes is responsible for his wife's death.
Billings couple accused of knife attack on woman
A Billings couple accused of a knife attack on the man's ex-girlfriend were arraigned Thursday in District Court. Wayne Allen Bryant, 32, and Barbara Anne Gaught, 30, appeared before Judge Mary Jane Knisely by video from the county jail. Both denied a felony charge of assault with a weapon.