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Ex-Miles City athlete says he told coaches of abuse a dozen times

Editor's note: This story contains graphic details that may be disturbing for some readers. Throughout the legal wrangling over a lawsuit filed by 32 men alleging they were sexually abused by Miles City athletic trainer James “Doc” Jensen, school officials have insisted they knew nothing about Jense


Interstate 90 in Montana remains closed Tuesday

BILLINGS, Mont. — A 60-mile stretch of Interstate 90 in eastern Montana remains closed because of flooding. The highway was shut down between the town of Hardin and the Wyoming border and an additional 10 miles on the Wyoming side because of rapid snow melt and ice jams along the Little Bighorn Rive


The 75th Anniversary of When Montana Got Bombed in WW2

Miles City, Montana, Home of the famous "Bucking Horse Sale," and gateway to Yellowstone River country. But, did you know that Miles City is the site of ONLY domestic bombing during World War II?

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Montana Republican's bill to create public preschool program slips in before deadline

A new proposal at the Montana Legislature would set aside $11 million for a new preschool program beginning in 2020. More immediately, the plan would offer a lifeline to programs funded by federal preschool development grants and the state STARS program.


Highlanders Continue to Grind and Shine

The Glasgow Highlanders are almost to the end of their competitive season, with just a few events left before the Montana Open in Billings, March 30 and 31. While the team had wrestlers compete in three separate events this past weekend, the bulk of the team went to Circle for their invitational on


Accumulating snow southwest Montana

FLOOD ADVISORY for all areas east of the divide, including the Bozeman area. This is for snow melt which will bring localized flooding. WINTER STORM WATCH Wednesday night through Thursday night for West Yellowstone along with Raynolds, Bozeman, Battle Ridge and Targhee Passes where 6 to 12 inches of


Officials suspected trainer touched students

One of the most contested points in the lawsuit involving former Miles City athletic trainer James Jensen is determining when school administrators learned that Jensen was sexually molesting students.


Montana Morning State News Headlines for Tuesday, March 26

Ronan man struck by a vehicle while he stood in the road brandishing a toy rifle.He was flown to Missoula where he was pronounced dead. Missoula police investigate disturbance at a bar where a bouncer was assaulted. One man was taken into custody charged with assault and drug possession.

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Athletes, storylines to watch through track and field season

As the MontanaSports.com team highlighted earlier in the week, there are several athletes returning to defend multiple state track and field championships. There are also a few notable athletes taking aim at three consecutive titles in the same event. With the dawn of track and field season upon us,


Frozen Yellowstone River could give way to ice jams

Every frozen river has places that whisper its secrets of ice jams and early spring floods. On the Yellowstone, downstream from Miles City, such a place is Tusler. When it speaks, Bud Peterson listens.


Petition created to make Fallon County a sanctuary for the unborn

Recently there have been legislative measures taken to expand abortion laws, a subject that JK Kinsey and his mother, Sandra Kinsey, avidly advocate against. “When it came to the life of the unborn and how they can do away with it, it’s going to hit me,” said Sandra. “We were thinking that there’s g


Who owns the minerals under your land?

(MILES CITY, Mont.) – The BLM would like to encourage surface owners to properly verify their ownership of mineral rights before excavating sand, gravel, stone or scoria on their property. Surprisingly, these materials may or may not belong to the surface owner.


Fallon County students excell at Academic Olympics

The Plevna Junior High Academic Olympics Team, Jaeda Paul, Wyatt Isaacs, Nick Buerkle, Sophia Schumacher, Billie Jo Miller and Sophia Tudor, departed on March 5 for Miles City. On the 100 question Written Test, sixth graders Billie Jo Miller placed 4th and Sophia Tudor placed 6th, both receiving a r