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 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    Breaking News    August 15, 2014

Dems tap Curtis for senate seat

HELENA (AP) - Montana Democrats selected a little-known state legislator named Amanda Curtis as their candidate for the U.S. Senate race after Sen. John Walsh dropped out amid plagiarism allegations f... Full story

 
 By Lisa Baumann and Matthew Brown - Associated Press    State News    August 8, 2014

Walsh departure leaves Democrats scrambling

LISA BAUMANN MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press HELENA - Democrats will be hard-pressed in quickly finding a strong candidate for Montana's U.S. Senate election after incumbent John Walsh's abrupt... Full story

 
 By LISA BAUMANN Associated Press    Breaking News    August 7, 2014

Sen. Walsh drops out of race amid plagiarism probe

HELENA (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Walsh of Montana said Thursday he is dropping his campaign for office amid allegations that he plagiarized large portions of a 2007 research project he wrote for a master's degree. In a statement to supporters, the... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    August 6, 2014

Walsh mum on whether he's leaving race

HELENA (AP) — Sen. John Walsh was taking personal time at his Helena home as his campaign canceled events and avoided questions about whether the Montana Democrat plans to remain in the U.S. Senate race amid allegations that he plagiarized a...

 
 By The Associated Press    State News    August 6, 2014

5 Things to Know in Montana for Aug. 7

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. DEMOCRATS LOOK AT STEPS NEEDED FOR NEW SENATE CANDIDATE: Sen. John Walsh hasn't made a public appearance since the weekend, and Montana Democrats are reviewing... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    Breaking News    August 5, 2014

Sen. Walsh cancels events; campaign mum on race

HELENA — Sen. John Walsh of Montana on Tuesday postponed at least two upcoming events as his campaign declined to answer questions about whether he planned to remain in the U.S. Senate race amid allegations that he plagiarized a research paper. The... Full story

 
 By MATTHEW BROWN LISA BAUMANN    State News    August 4, 2014

US House candidates' energy plans reveal contrasts

BILLINGS (AP) — Montana's U.S. House candidates claim to offer "all-of-the-above" solutions to the nation's energy problems— a familiar mantra among politicians keen to give equal attention to fossil fuels and renewables such as wind and solar.... Full story

 
 By Matt Volz - Associated Press    State News    July 30, 2014

Defense Department to oversee Walsh plagiarism probe

HELENA - The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh because the Montana... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    Breaking News    July 29, 2014

Defense Department to oversee plagiarism probe

HELENA — The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh of Montana, the college's provost said Tuesday. Defense Department... Full story

 
 Breaking News    July 23, 2014

Senator says he had PTSD when he wrote thesis

HELENA — Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers. The... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 17, 2014

Turning Highway 2 into 'Super 2'

Planning is moving forward on upgrading the next section of U.S. Highway 2 to a “Super 2” configuration with passing and turning lanes, with the Montana Department of Transportation looking for comments on the proposal. The project would upgrade... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    July 10, 2014

Daines joins water project funding group

Montana’s sole U.S. representative joined colleagues from the Dakotas Wednesday in shifting money to regional rural water projects including in north-central Montana. A press release from Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., said the congressman joined Reps... Full story

 
 Breaking News    June 3, 2014

AP projects Daines, Walsh the winners

HELENA (AP) — Steve Daines is projected to win the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Montana, defeating state Rep. Champ Edmunds and political newcomer Susan Cundiff in the primary election. And John Walsh has been nominated by his... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    Breaking News    June 3, 2014

Sen. John Walsh vs. Rep. Steve Daines in November

HELENA — Montana voters set the stage Tuesday for a November election that will determine whether a U.S. Senate seat that has been in Democratic hands for a century will stay there after the resignation of six-term Sen. Max Baucus. U.S. Rep. Steve... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 28, 2014

Dems call on defeat of GOP in November

Democratic candidates at a Havre fundraiser had a consistent message: The main goal is keep Republicans out of office in the fall election. Park County rancher Dirk Adams, who faces Sen. John Walsh, D... Full story

 
 By MATT VOLZ AP    State News    May 28, 2014

GOP candidates for US House debate economy

HELENA — Republican candidates for Montana's open U.S. House seat took shots at one another Wednesday over their positions on abortion, gun rights, spending and health care in the final debate before Tuesday's primary elections. Many of the barbs... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 23, 2014

Adams, Driscoll coming to Havre Dems fundraiser

Some federal-level candidates will join local candidates in Havre next week during a Democratic fundraiser. U.S. Senate candidate Dirk Adams and U.S. House candidate John Driscoll are expected to attend the burger feed, which starts Tuesday at 6...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 14, 2014

First Hi-Line Economic Summit opens

With a list of heavy hitters set to talk about economics on the agenda, the inaugural Hi-Line Economic Summit got underway in Havre this morning. Summit organizer Ty Hedalen of Independence Bank said...

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    May 2, 2014

Primary ballots hit the mail Monday

Absentee ballots for the June 3 primary election will be mailed out Monday, with last-minute filings adding to the contested primary races. In Hill County, Clerk and Recorder Sue Armstrong reports that six ballots already have been mailed to people... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 22, 2014

Speakers set for Hi-Line Economic Summit

Some political and economic heavy hitters are set to come to Havre in May to talk about the Hi-Line’s economy. Organizers of the inaugural Hi-Line Economic Summit Wednesday, May 14, which the organizers say was inspired by former U.S. Sen. Max... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 14, 2014

Stapleton: Voters want 'grownups' in DC

A candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives said what he is hearing from Montana voters is that they want to see a little more maturity in their federal elected lawmakers. “They say, ‘We want you to go back and do the right thing,’” he... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    April 11, 2014

Daines, Tester, Walsh push water project funding

Montana's freshman member of the U.S. House of Representatives - also a candidate for the Senate - has joined the Montana U.S. senators in calling for a permanent fund to help complete regional water...

 
 By Tristan Persico    Opinion    April 7, 2014

Veterans appreciate Montana's wilderness

Montana’s wilderness. That’s where my mind went to most often while I was deployed in Southern Afghanistan as an explosive ordnance disposal operator in the summer of 2009. Some people missed their families, others had a sweetheart or spouse... Full story

 
 By John Paul Schmidt and Tim Leeds    Local    March 28, 2014

Rebuilding Highway 2

Preliminary work is underway on the second phase of a project that is set to, eventually, upgrade U.S. Highway 2 from Havre to the Fort Belknap Agency in Blaine County. The phase of work set for this... Full story

 
 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 24, 2014

Farm Bill meeting set Wednesday for Havre

A state agricultural group is discussing in Havre Wednesday a two-year past-due federal policy with major impacts on north-central Montana’s major economic driver: Agriculture. Montana Grain Growers Association is holding a meeting at the Northern... Full story

 

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