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  • St. John’s Church plans event for those mourning lost loved ones during holidays

    St. John’s Church plans event for those mourning lost loved ones during holidays

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:30 PM EST2017-11-18 02:30:07 GMT

    For some, the holiday season is a festive, fun time. For those who lost a loved one, it can be an unbearable time.

    For some, the holiday season is a festive, fun time. For those who lost a loved one, it can be an unbearable time.

  • Butte Rescue Mission secures new homeless shelter after difficult search

    Butte Rescue Mission secures new homeless shelter after difficult search

    Friday, November 17 2017 1:02 AM EST2017-11-17 06:02:31 GMT

    The Butte Rescue Mission’s nearly year-long search for a homeless shelter is over.

    The Butte Rescue Mission’s nearly year-long search for a homeless shelter is over.

  • Zoning Board approves Butte Rescue Mission variance for new homeless shelter

    Zoning Board approves Butte Rescue Mission variance for new homeless shelter

    Thursday, November 16 2017 10:23 PM EST2017-11-17 03:23:12 GMT

    The approval helps pave the way for a new homeless shelter on East Platinum Street.

    The approval helps pave the way for a new homeless shelter on East Platinum Street.

  • Poacher facing charges after shooting Butte trophy deer

    Poacher facing charges after shooting Butte trophy deer

    Thursday, November 16 2017 11:19 AM EST2017-11-16 16:19:35 GMT

    BUTTE - A person who killed a trophy mule deer in Butte is facing a number of charges, including hunting within city limits, unlawful possession, and hunting without a proper license.

    BUTTE - A person who killed a trophy mule deer in Butte is facing a number of charges, including hunting within city limits, unlawful possession, and hunting without a proper license.

  • NorthWestern Energy warns about scam calls to customers

    NorthWestern Energy warns about scam calls to customers

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 8:30 PM EST2017-11-16 01:30:17 GMT

    NorthWestern Energy has teamed with other utility companies around the country to warn customers about scammers calling customers demanding payment of overdue bills

    NorthWestern Energy has teamed with other utility companies around the country to warn customers about scammers calling customers demanding payment of overdue bills

  • Butte rally focuses on creek restoration, cleanup

    Butte rally focuses on creek restoration, cleanup

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 2:40 PM EST2017-11-15 19:40:50 GMT

    BUTTE - More than 200 Butte residents attended a rally Tuesday evening, demanding the cleaning and restoration of a creek running through the Mining City. 

    BUTTE - More than 200 Butte residents attended a rally Tuesday evening, demanding the cleaning and restoration of a creek running through the Mining City. 

  • Fred Moodry Middle School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Fred Moodry Middle School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 11:43 AM EST2017-11-15 16:43:07 GMT
    ANACONDA - Fred Moodry Middle School teacher Sarah Novack wasn’t able to accept a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday, because she was on a field trip - we presented the check to Mr. Tesson instead. The money will go toward computer mice and earbuds school. Amy Verlanic from MT Tech and KXLF's Chet Layman presented the check. "One Class at a Time" is a joint effort between Montana's News Station and Montana Tech to help fulfill needs of area sch...
    ANACONDA - Fred Moodry Middle School teacher Sarah Novack wasn’t able to accept a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday, because she was on a field trip - we presented the check to Mr. Tesson instead. The money will go toward computer mice and earbuds school. Amy Verlanic from MT Tech and KXLF's Chet Layman presented the check. "One Class at a Time" is a joint effort between Montana's News Station and Montana Tech to help fulfill needs of area sch...
  • A tradition of giving: Students prepare, serve Thanksgiving meals

    A tradition of giving: Students prepare, serve Thanksgiving meals

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 9:33 PM EST2017-11-15 02:33:31 GMT

    BUTTE - It’s the time of year when Butte Central likes to talk turkey. “There were 32 turkeys this year, 55 loaves of bread went into the dressing and we ordered three cases of cranberries, three cases of green beans,” said event organizer Peggie Boyle. For 45 years the school has hosted the Laverne Combo community dinner the week before Thanksgiving and school staff and students prepare to feed more than 500 people in the community Tuesday. “It’s a go...

    BUTTE - It’s the time of year when Butte Central likes to talk turkey. “There were 32 turkeys this year, 55 loaves of bread went into the dressing and we ordered three cases of cranberries, three cases of green beans,” said event organizer Peggie Boyle. For 45 years the school has hosted the Laverne Combo community dinner the week before Thanksgiving and school staff and students prepare to feed more than 500 people in the community Tuesday. “It’s a go...

  • UPDATE

    Butte woman faces felony charges after shooting gun in Butte lounge

    Butte woman faces felony charges after shooting gun in Butte lounge

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 3:27 PM EST2017-11-14 20:27:30 GMT

    BUTTE - A Butte woman who allegedly fired a gun at a person at an Uptown Butte lounge was seen in court Monday morning. 

    BUTTE - A Butte woman who allegedly fired a gun at a person at an Uptown Butte lounge was seen in court Monday morning. 

  • Meyers fire may be out, but work continues near Philipsburg

    Meyers fire may be out, but work continues near Philipsburg

    Monday, November 13 2017 9:21 PM EST2017-11-14 02:21:55 GMT

    While the work was on-going fighting the 62,000 acre Meyers fire in Granite County, so was the rehab work.

    While the work was on-going fighting the 62,000 acre Meyers fire in Granite County, so was the rehab work.

  • Early morning Acoma Lounge shooting under police investigation

    Early morning Acoma Lounge shooting under police investigation

    Sunday, November 12 2017 2:49 PM EST2017-11-12 19:49:10 GMT

    Police are investigating a shooting that occurred at the Acoma Lounge in Uptown Butte early Sunday morning.  No one was injured in the incident.

    Police are investigating a shooting that occurred at the Acoma Lounge in Uptown Butte early Sunday morning.  No one was injured in the incident.

  • Veterans honored at Stodden Park celebration

    Veterans honored at Stodden Park celebration

    Sunday, November 12 2017 11:51 AM EST2017-11-12 16:51:10 GMT

    The cold did not keep people in Butte from honoring veterans this morning during its annual outdoor ceremony.

    The cold did not keep people in Butte from honoring veterans this morning during its annual outdoor ceremony.

  • Butte seniors show, you're never too old to exercise

    Butte seniors show, you're never too old to exercise

    Friday, November 10 2017 8:24 PM EST2017-11-11 01:24:08 GMT

    Larry Johnson and his wife, Jean, have been exercising at the YMCA in Butte at least five days a week for 30 years.

    Larry Johnson and his wife, Jean, have been exercising at the YMCA in Butte at least five days a week for 30 years.

  • Butte aims to elevate image

    Butte aims to elevate image

    Friday, November 10 2017 1:14 PM EST2017-11-10 18:14:25 GMT

    BUTTE - Butte’s been cleaning up its mine waste for years now. But, only recently, the city is trying to clean up its image as well. “We’re more than a pit, we’re more than historical mining. We have a community that’s full of arts and culture and passionate people. 

    BUTTE - Butte’s been cleaning up its mine waste for years now. But, only recently, the city is trying to clean up its image as well. “We’re more than a pit, we’re more than historical mining. We have a community that’s full of arts and culture and passionate people. 

  • Mule deer poaching under investigation, FWP confirms

    Mule deer poaching under investigation, FWP confirms

    Friday, November 10 2017 12:33 AM EST2017-11-10 05:33:33 GMT

    The buck was shot sometime Saturday evening near the Granite Mountain Memorial.

    The buck was shot sometime Saturday evening near the Granite Mountain Memorial.

  • Sen. Tester introduces bill to help fund Veterans Home in Butte

    Sen. Tester introduces bill to help fund Veterans Home in Butte

    Thursday, November 9 2017 10:55 PM EST2017-11-10 03:55:20 GMT

    The bill will reform the VA’s veterans home priority list to give states like Montana an opportunity to secure funding for a veterans home.

    The bill will reform the VA’s veterans home priority list to give states like Montana an opportunity to secure funding for a veterans home.

  • MT Spotlight: Annual Turkey Trot set for Nov. 23

    MT Spotlight: Annual Turkey Trot set for Nov. 23

    Thursday, November 9 2017 8:43 PM EST2017-11-10 01:43:48 GMT

    Wendy Kennely and Bobbi Blow join John to promote the 7th Annual Turkey Trot. The event, sponsored by the Silver Bow Montessori and MacKenzie River Pizza, is set for Nov. 23 at the High Altitude Center in Butte. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. followed by the 1 mile at 9 a.m. and the 5K at 9:30 am. For more information, go to silverbowmontessori.org

    Wendy Kennely and Bobbi Blow join John to promote the 7th Annual Turkey Trot. The event, sponsored by the Silver Bow Montessori and MacKenzie River Pizza, is set for Nov. 23 at the High Altitude Center in Butte. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. followed by the 1 mile at 9 a.m. and the 5K at 9:30 am. For more information, go to silverbowmontessori.org

  • MT Spotlight: Restore Our Creek Rally

    MT Spotlight: Restore Our Creek Rally

    Thursday, November 9 2017 8:08 PM EST2017-11-10 01:08:31 GMT

    Jocelyn Dodge and Northey Tretheway join John to promote the Restore Our Creek Coalition sponsored rally, set for Nov. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Covellite Theater. The event is to encourage the removal of contaminated waste from three sites within the city and restore Silver Bow Creek and surrounding areas. For more info, call (406) 285-8667.

    Jocelyn Dodge and Northey Tretheway join John to promote the Restore Our Creek Coalition sponsored rally, set for Nov. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Covellite Theater. The event is to encourage the removal of contaminated waste from three sites within the city and restore Silver Bow Creek and surrounding areas. For more info, call (406) 285-8667.

  • MT Spotlight: 2017 Winter Bazaar

    MT Spotlight: 2017 Winter Bazaar

    Thursday, November 9 2017 7:06 PM EST2017-11-10 00:06:10 GMT

    Bill Melvin joins John to promote the 2017 Winter Bazaar. The bazaar will take place Nov. 18 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 19th 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will offer convenient holiday shopping to the community. For more information, call Crystal at (406) 497-6400 or 1-800-555-8989.

    Bill Melvin joins John to promote the 2017 Winter Bazaar. The bazaar will take place Nov. 18 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 19th 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will offer convenient holiday shopping to the community. For more information, call Crystal at (406) 497-6400 or 1-800-555-8989.

  • MT Spotlight: 20th Annual Festival of Trees

    MT Spotlight: 20th Annual Festival of Trees

    Thursday, November 9 2017 6:15 PM EST2017-11-09 23:15:15 GMT

    Ann Geiger joins John to promote the 20th Annual Festival of Trees at the Gran Tree Inn in Bozeman, sponsored by Liberty Place. The event will take place Nov. 16, 5-9 p.m.  All donated trees will be auctioned off, with proceeds going to Liberty Place, which is a long-term care and recovery program for those who have suffered traumatic brain injuries.

    Ann Geiger joins John to promote the 20th Annual Festival of Trees at the Gran Tree Inn in Bozeman, sponsored by Liberty Place. The event will take place Nov. 16, 5-9 p.m.  All donated trees will be auctioned off, with proceeds going to Liberty Place, which is a long-term care and recovery program for those who have suffered traumatic brain injuries.

  • MT Spotlight: Energy Share ready to step up for assistance

    MT Spotlight: Energy Share ready to step up for assistance

    Thursday, November 9 2017 5:29 PM EST2017-11-09 22:29:29 GMT

    BUTTE - Rachel Haberman joins John Emeigh to promote Energy Share of Montana. The privately-funded non-profit provides energy assistance to Montana residents who have received notice that they will be disconnected from their heat and/or power source due to lack of payment. 

    BUTTE - Rachel Haberman joins John Emeigh to promote Energy Share of Montana. The privately-funded non-profit provides energy assistance to Montana residents who have received notice that they will be disconnected from their heat and/or power source due to lack of payment. 

  • Butte school district adjusts in face of budget cuts

    Butte school district adjusts in face of budget cuts

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 8:02 PM EST2017-11-09 01:02:52 GMT

    BUTTE- Montana’s large budget cuts have Butte’s school district looking to fill funding gaps wherever it can. “We’re the largest employers in town so if we were forced to making cuts it would be impactful to the whole city,” said Butte School’s Budget Director Dennis Clague. Fortunately, the Butte school district did not have to make any cuts to its staff of more than 500. The school credits the passage of mill levies for keeping staff and program...

    BUTTE- Montana’s large budget cuts have Butte’s school district looking to fill funding gaps wherever it can. “We’re the largest employers in town so if we were forced to making cuts it would be impactful to the whole city,” said Butte School’s Budget Director Dennis Clague. Fortunately, the Butte school district did not have to make any cuts to its staff of more than 500. The school credits the passage of mill levies for keeping staff and program...

  • 2017 Election results for Beaverhead, Jefferson and Powell counties

    2017 Election results for Beaverhead, Jefferson and Powell counties

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 12:00 AM EST2017-11-08 05:00:00 GMT

    Voters in Southwest Montana went to the polls Tuesday to elect public servants. Polls closed at 8 p.m. and the votes continue to be counted. 

    Voters in Southwest Montana went to the polls Tuesday to elect public servants. Polls closed at 8 p.m. and the votes continue to be counted. 

  • Fred Moodry Middle School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Fred Moodry Middle School awarded One Class At A Time check

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 11:36 AM EST2017-11-07 16:36:18 GMT

    ANACONDA - Fred Moodry Middle School teacher Rachel Wagner accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday. The money will go toward purchasing Breakout EDU kits for the school. Montana Tech’s Amy Vertanic and KXLF's Chet Layman presented the check. 

    ANACONDA - Fred Moodry Middle School teacher Rachel Wagner accepted a "One Class At a Time" check for $250 Monday. The money will go toward purchasing Breakout EDU kits for the school. Montana Tech’s Amy Vertanic and KXLF's Chet Layman presented the check. 

  • Butte scrambles to house homeless as temperatures drop

    Butte scrambles to house homeless as temperatures drop

    Monday, November 6 2017 9:04 PM EST2017-11-07 02:04:34 GMT

    BUTTE -Winter came early and Butte cannot wait any longer to establish a homeless shelter. “If there isn’t a shelter a place for people to stay for this winter, lives could be lost,” said Action Inc. CEO Margie Seccomb. 

    BUTTE -Winter came early and Butte cannot wait any longer to establish a homeless shelter. “If there isn’t a shelter a place for people to stay for this winter, lives could be lost,” said Action Inc. CEO Margie Seccomb. 

  • Woman walks away from Butte Pre-Release Center

    Woman walks away from Butte Pre-Release Center

    Monday, November 6 2017 9:37 AM EST2017-11-06 14:37:37 GMT
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    Butte law enforcement is looking for a woman who walked away from the pre-release center. Serina James, 28, is 5’5 and weighs 150 lbs. She has brown hair and hazel eyes. If you have seen or know the whereabouts of James, notify local law enforcement.
    Butte law enforcement is looking for a woman who walked away from the pre-release center. Serina James, 28, is 5’5 and weighs 150 lbs. She has brown hair and hazel eyes. If you have seen or know the whereabouts of James, notify local law enforcement.
  • Hundreds honor former Gov. Judy Martz at Butte Civic Center

    Hundreds honor former Gov. Judy Martz at Butte Civic Center

    Sunday, November 5 2017 3:18 PM EST2017-11-05 20:18:21 GMT

    From an Olympian to a trailblazing political leader, the life and legacy of Judy Martz is as expansive and diverse as the terrain of the state she once governed.

    From an Olympian to a trailblazing political leader, the life and legacy of Judy Martz is as expansive and diverse as the terrain of the state she once governed.

  • Montana Spotlight: Bowl for Kids Sake set for Oct. 27-28, Nov. 4

    Montana Spotlight: Bowl for Kids Sake set for Oct. 27-28, Nov. 4

    Thursday, October 19 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-10-19 18:00:20 GMT
    BUTTE - Mandy Kambic joins John to promote the upcoming Big Brother Big Sister fundraiser Bowl for Kid's Sake. Set for Oct. 27, 28 and Nov. 4th at Star Lanes, the event is a 50's Rocking Bowl theme. Dress in 50s attire or as your favorite 50's era rock star. Games, food, prizes, 50/50 drawing and more to raise money for a worthy cause.
    BUTTE - Mandy Kambic joins John to promote the upcoming Big Brother Big Sister fundraiser Bowl for Kid's Sake. Set for Oct. 27, 28 and Nov. 4th at Star Lanes, the event is a 50's Rocking Bowl theme. Dress in 50s attire or as your favorite 50's era rock star. Games, food, prizes, 50/50 drawing and more to raise money for a worthy cause.
  • Annual Relay for Life raises money for American Cancer Society

    Annual Relay for Life raises money for American Cancer Society

    Saturday, September 16 2017 9:35 PM EDT2017-09-17 01:35:25 GMT

    People in Butte laced up their walking shoes today to raise money in the fight against cancer.

    People in Butte laced up their walking shoes today to raise money in the fight against cancer.

  • MDT open house to discuss reconstruction of Hwy 287 near Toston

    MDT open house to discuss reconstruction of Hwy 287 near Toston

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 1:18 PM EDT2017-08-23 17:18:06 GMT

    The Montana Department of Transportation has invited the public to an open house and informational meeting to discuss plans for reconstruction of a portion of U.S. Highway 287 near Toston.

    The Montana Department of Transportation has invited the public to an open house and informational meeting to discuss plans for reconstruction of a portion of U.S. Highway 287 near Toston.

  • Warm weather means time to watch out for the sun

    Warm weather means time to watch out for the sun

    Friday, July 14 2017 9:18 AM EDT2017-07-14 13:18:03 GMT
    Sunscreen weather lasts all year round in Montana (MTN News photo)Sunscreen weather lasts all year round in Montana (MTN News photo)

    This time of the year, we tend to have some great weather and everyone ventures outside to do the yard work, swimming, fishing and hiking but what about protecting your skin from the sun's rays.   

    This time of the year, we tend to have some great weather and everyone ventures outside to do the yard work, swimming, fishing and hiking but what about protecting your skin from the sun's rays.   

  • Butte leaders emphasize gun safety to reduce teen suicide

    Butte leaders emphasize gun safety to reduce teen suicide

    Saturday, December 26 2015 1:36 PM EST2015-12-26 18:36:08 GMT
    Teen  suicide in Butte has been a troubling issue in recent years, and Sheriff Ed Lester and Father Patrik Berretta are working to address the problem.Teen suicide in Butte has been a troubling issue in recent years, and Sheriff Ed Lester and Father Patrik Berretta are working to address the problem.

    Youth suicide in Butte has been a troubling issue in recent years. MTN'S John Emeigh tells us about a local sheriff and priest who have teamed up to do their part in suicide prevention. Father Patrick Berretta attended the funeral of a young boy who took his own life with a firearm earlier this year and it moved him to take action. .

    Youth suicide in Butte has been a troubling issue in recent years. MTN'S John Emeigh tells us about a local sheriff and priest who have teamed up to do their part in suicide prevention. Father Patrick Berretta attended the funeral of a young boy who took his own life with a firearm earlier this year and it moved him to take action. .

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