TOP HEADLINES

  • CMMC Board Chair Dave Phillips (left) and CMMC CEO Mike Dowdy stand in front of Hospice House Thursday morning. The board announced Thursday it will close Hospice House at the end of December.

    Photo by Deb Hill

    11/18/2017 - 5:00am
  • The proposed roundabout at the intersection of highways 87, 200 and 19, just north of Grass Range, will not be funded, according to local legislators.

    Graphic courtesy of Montana Department of Transportation

    11/18/2017 - 5:00am
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  • Bloom Montana representative Karl Hartmann speaks to Fergus County Commissioners Thursday during a public hearing on a proposed ordinance declaring the sale and public use of medical marijuana to be a nuisance. Several in attendance spoke out against the ordinance.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

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    Bloom Montana, a medical marijuana dispensary, is looking into setting up shop in a building off Highway 191. If commissioners pass an ordinance declaring medical marijuana a public nuisance, Bloom won’t be able to operate in the county.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    11/15/2017 - 5:00am
  • Recent snowstorms not withstanding, Fergus County remains in a drought. A change in drought status probably won’t occur until spring.

    Photo by  News-Argus staff

    11/15/2017 - 5:00am
  • A deer infected with chronic wasting disease.

    Photo courtesy of the Mike Hopper and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

    11/15/2017 - 5:00am
  • Fergus County Clerk and Recorder Rana Wichman swears in/instructs 10 election judges Tuesday afternoon in the Fergus County Courthouse.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    11/10/2017 - 9:23am
  • Vietnam veterans of Fergus County stand in front of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Symmes Park last week. From left, Tom Longshore, Don Bost, Dean Martin and Bob Barber.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

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    Vietnam veteran Bob Barber holds a frame full of photos from his Vietnam deployment next to a window full of memorabilia from the war. Barber said he’s proud to have served but he wouldn’t wish it on anyone.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

    11/10/2017 - 5:00am
  • The Central Montana Youth Mentoring Program aims to match young students with older student mentors to create a network of support. Top, Grant Gaines stands with mentor Bayron Merker. On the bottom, Mason Brown and mentor LilyAnne laugh at the camera.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    11/10/2017 - 5:00am
  • Sunday’s icicles melt in Monday’s sun along Main Street in Lewistown.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    11/08/2017 - 5:00am
  • Don Maesner reads the letters he wrote to his children Monday morning at Central Montana Medical Center. Although Maesner was saying goodbye in the letters, he didn’t give up hope.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

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    Ken Shaver, left, and Donald Maesner celebrate Maesner’s return home. Shaver found him stranded in the Little Belts Saturday. He’d been in his truck for six days with no food.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    11/08/2017 - 5:00am
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  • Fergus County Attorney Kent Sipe

    11/04/2017 - 5:00am
  • Kerry Simac, left, poses with his son Jacob Simac, right, after Jacob shoots his first cow elk at the N Bar Ranch this fall.

    Photo courtesy of Kerry Simac

    11/04/2017 - 5:00am
  • A general rendering of the Central Montana Veterans Roundabout depicts the placement of the project’s military branch plaques.

    Graphic courtesy of Montana Department of Transportation

    11/04/2017 - 5:00am

News

Oscar Pena, left, Montana Food Bank Network, accepts the check for $7,000 from Montana Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee Chair Gil Gasper. This is the seventh year the Hoofin’ it for Hunger race raised money for this worthy cause.

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Photo courtesy of Montana Farm Bureau

11/18/2017 - 5:00am
The Montana Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee presented a check for $7,000 to the Montana Food Bank Network at the MFBF YF and R luncheon Monday, Nov. 13 in Billings. The donation came from proceeds raised during YF and R...

Sports

11/18/2017 - 5:00am
*/ Adults begin Nov. 29, new novice league this year Make plans  now to participate in Lewistown Adult Hockey for the 2017-2018 season. Lewistown Adult Hockey will be held every Wednesday evening, Nov. 29 through Feb. 7 at the Lewistown Ice Rink...

Community

Savannah Hildreth looks to play basketball for Tri-City while attending her senior year in high school at Moore.  

Photo by Doreen Heintz

11/18/2017 - 5:00am
      Savannah Hildreth is enjoying her final year of high school at Moore.  “I was born and raised in Utah,” said Savannah. “Then I moved with my family to Salmon, Idaho. From there it was on to Dillon. I don’t like going to school in Dillon very...

Opinion

11/18/2017 - 5:00am
Dear Editor, I am writing in response to the Central Montana Veterans Roundabout project. I attended the meeting held in Lewistown in January 2017, along with approximately 200 other attendees. The majority of the public comment centered around...

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