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Jami Forseth of Huntley crowned new Miss Montana Teen USA

MISSOULA — Meet the new Miss Montana Teen USA for 2015-2016. She’s Jami Forseth of Huntley, who started her freshman year at the University of Montana-Missoula just days before being crowned Miss Montana Teen USA. “It’s crazy,” Jami said on … read more

School District 2 leaves Lockwood off high school redistricting committee

LOCKWOOD — The issue of high school redistricting in Billings School District 2 generated extensive conversation during the meeting of the Lockwood School Board on Tuesday evening. Conrad Stroebe, a Lockwood resident who for many years represented Lockwood on the … read more

Former Yellowstone County Museum director admits to stealing at least $30,000 from museum

Billings – The former director of the Yellowstone County Museum has pleaded guilty to felony theft in Yellowstone County District Court. Charles “Chas” Weldon was the  museum’s director from 2008 to 2013. In a plea agreement negotiated between prosecutors and … read more

Black Bear Skull Officially State Record!

Ballantine, MT – Adam Vogel of Ballantine had his black bear skull officially measured by a Boone and Crockett representative and confirmed that the black bear that was shot and killed two months ago is officially the state record by … read more

Yellowstone County News changes hands

Huntley, MT – Jonathan and Tana McNiven of rural Huntley have purchased the weekly Yellowstone County Newspaper from Pete and Rebecca Robison of Huntley effective October 1st. The McNivens plan to keep the paper in the same location and format … read more