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 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

 By Tim Leeds    Local    March 7, 2014

Few contested elections with three days left to file

Correction: An earlier edition of this story said that Republican Mike Lang of Malta was unopposed. He is being challenged by Democrat Floyd Russell Hopstad of Glasgow. An earlier version said that Democrat John Bohlinger had not filed for the U.S.... Full story

 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    March 4, 2014

Attorney submits US Senate vacancy initiative

HELENA (AP) — A Helena attorney submitted a ballot initiative proposal Tuesday that would change Montana law to take away the governor's power to fill U.S. Senate vacancies and instead require special elections. The process was in the spotlight... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 24, 2014

Daines, Edmunds seek votes in Senate race

Two GOP candidates for the first open U.S. Senate seat in nearly four decades were in Havre Sunday night, stumping at a local Republican fundraising dinner. U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., was the... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 24, 2014

Tester praises Bear Paw Development

A U.S. senator Friday had high praise for the local economic development agency that serves in his own backyard. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont, who grew up and farms west of Big Sandy in the midst of the... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 24, 2014

Walsh stops in Havre during tour of Indian Country

Newly appointed U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., stopped in Havre Friday during a tour of the state in his second week on the job. Walsh joined fellow Montana Democrat U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, keynote speaker at Friday’s Bear Paw Development Corp.... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 14, 2014

Tester takes over Indian Affairs committee

Montana’s senior U.S. senator is taking over a committee on which he has served since first taking office in 2008. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said Thursday he is taking the chairmanship of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. Tester, a Big Sandy-... Full story

 By MATT VOLZ Associated Press    State News    February 14, 2014

Governor says Senate pick was his decision alone

HELENA - Gov. Steve Bullock said Friday he told Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid it was "none of your damn business" who the Democratic governor appointed to fill Montana's vacant U.S. Senate seat.... Full story

 By Tim Leeds    Local    February 13, 2014

Rosendale stumps in Havre for Congress

A candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives was in Havre Wednesday, telling local voters why they should send him to Washington and what he would do if he was sent. State Sen. Matt Rosendale,... Full story


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