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    Terry Randolph Cox of Roy, Utah was found dead in his cell in Fergus County Jail Friday, July 29. The mug shot was taken after his June 2 arrest for driving under the influence of drugs.
    Photo courtesy of Fergus County Sheriff’s Department

    07/27/2016 - 6:00am
  • The fenceline put in at NBar ranch is now being moved off BLM land.
     
    Photo courtesy of Kathryn QannaYahu

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    In the construction of the fence, BLM trees were cut.
    Photo by courtesy of Kathryn QannaYahu

    07/27/2016 - 6:00am
  • Kolby Gobble spends a few minutes with her show pig, Magnum P.I.g. . Gobble, an FFA member, will show Magnum in two classes at the fair.
     

    07/27/2016 - 6:00am
  • Donald Trump greets the crowd in Billings in May. On Thursday, Trump accepted the nomination as the Republican presidential hopeful in Cleveland during the Republican presidential nomination.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    07/23/2016 - 6:00am
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    Victory Barbershop owner Wendy Crawford gives Victory building owner/landlord Charlie Wicks a straight razor shave Monday afternoon. On July 23, Victory Barbershop will celebrate its 75th anniversary since Merle Shaw opened the business in 1941.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    07/20/2016 - 6:00am
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    Balloon artist Jeremy Telford stands by his balloon recreation of the Taj Mahal. During fair weekend, Telford will be working on big balloon projects at the Trade Center. What he will come up with is unknown.
    Photo courtesy of Balloon Guy Entertainment

    07/20/2016 - 6:00am
  • A young fisherman tries his luck at Ackley Lake. If the State Parks board approves, the lake may no longer be managed as a park.

    Photo by Jacques Rutten

    07/18/2016 - 11:52am
  • Jace Davis pitches to a Medicine Hat batter in the first game against the Knights on Tuesday. Davis recorded a 5-1 win over the Knights.           

    Photos by Doreen Heintz

    07/16/2016 - 6:00am
  • A woman holding an honorary wooden plaque crouches next to a toddler strapped into a stroller.

    Darci Dawson crouches next to recovered Kaden Sluggett after accepting her Life Saving Award Thursday morning.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    07/16/2016 - 6:00am
  • Families enjoy a sunny Tuesday after Monday’s record precipitation dried out some, allowing children enjoy the playground equipment in Frank Day Park.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    07/13/2016 - 6:00am
  • People mill around canoes that sit partially in a large river.

    A group with Lewis and Clark Trail Adventure outfitters prepares to embark from Judith Landing in the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument.

    Photo courtesy of Bureau of Land Management

    07/13/2016 - 6:00am
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    Breast cancer survivor Marcie Ginnaty takes a walk through the luminaries Friday night at the Fergus County Fairgrounds during Central Montana Relay for Life. Although weather moved the event inside, many stayed to show their support, including Ginnaty, who has been cancer free for almost three years.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    07/13/2016 - 6:00am
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    Mark Machler breaks ground on the Big Spring Creek Restoration Project Thursday morning, driving his uncle George’s 1945 Caterpillar tractor originally used to straighten the creek 55 years ago.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    07/11/2016 - 5:00pm
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    Dalton Kjersem of Lewistown does some tricks on his skateboard at the former location of Lewistown’s skate park near 7th Avenue and Highland Park. Kjersem said he is excited about the potential of a new skate park by the grain elevators at 1st and Brassey.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    07/11/2016 - 12:29pm
  • The proposal for Creekside Park includes an amphitheater, performance pavilion and creekside dining. The Youth Engagement committee of ROC is working on the plan.

    Drawing courtesy of Foley Group architects

    07/09/2016 - 6:00am

News

07/27/2016 - 11:14pm
test- According to a press release from Fergus County Coroner Dick Brown, Cox was found dead in his cell by detention center staff. They reported to Central Montana Dispatch; Lewistown Fire and Rescue and Central Montana Medical Center Ambulance...

Sports

Tyler Lee throws a pitch in the Redbirds' win over Fort Macleod at the district tournament Saturday evening.

Photo by Doreen Heintz

07/27/2016 - 6:00am
It could be seen in the eyes of the Redbirds – the disappointment of a rally falling just short – when the team left the field at Centene Stadium early Sunday afternoon. After spotting the Knights of Medicine Hat seven runs in the top of the first...

Community

07/27/2016 - 3:01pm
Anna Rose Mason Lynch, 91, of Cooper, Texas, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2016. Services have been held. Anna Rose was born May 21, 1925 in Kolin, Montana to Anton and Jenny (Simacek) Barta. She is survived by three daughters, numerous...

Opinion

07/27/2016 - 6:00am
Dear Editor, Sorry this is late, but “that’s life,” and we (you and I) need your kind of newspaper. I live in Dane County, Wisconsin (Madison.) It’s as liberal and spoiled as San Francisco, California. Keep doing what you’re doing. It’s just real....

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