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Groups petition to remove name of Confederacy leader from Montana sites

Seven groups asked the U.S. Board of Geographic Names on Tuesday to rename three geographic places in Montana now named afte… Read more


Helena-area felony arrest report: Meth possession, sword attack, domestic violence


Burglary reported at Slim Chickens in Helena

The Helena Police Department reported a burglary at Slim Chickens late Saturday.  Read more


Montana adds 167 new COVID-19 cases, one death

Montana added 167 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, and one more death due to the virus. Read more

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