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We have 3 local newscasts daily on each station.
1240 AM KLTZ: 7:30am, 12:30pm, 5:30pm
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Thursday, October 23rd 2014
Montana Transportation Commission Meeting Set For October 30

Helena - The public is invited to attend the Transportation Commission meeting scheduled for 8:30 am, Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Montana Department of Transportation, Commission Room, 2701 Prospect Avenue, Helena MT. The Transportation Commission will review and take action on the following agenda items:

Planning:
1) Interstate Capacity Funding Reserve
2) Construction Project on State Highway System -
Huffine Lane & Cottonwood Road - Bozeman
3) Functional Classification/System Designation -
a. Bench Boulevard – Main Street to Lake Elmo Drive (Billings)
4) Glendive District Culvert Projects -
Culverts - East of Rosebud
Culvert – South of Opheim
5) Bridge Replacement Project -
Middle Fork Porcupine Creek – 11 Miles South of Opheim

6) Tentative Construction Plan/Program Concurrence

Speed Zones:
7) Belgrade – Bozeman Frontage Road (P-205)

Regular Business:
8) Hamilton Limited Access Control Resolution
9) OAC Proposed Rule Notice
10) Certificate of Completion – August, 2014
11) Change Orders – August, 2014
12) Letting Lists
13) Directors Discussion & Follow-up

The time of 10:00 a.m. on Thursday has been set aside for public comment on other transportation related issues. For more information contact Lori Ryan at (406) 444-7200 or lryan@mt.gov .

MDT attempts to provide accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person’s participation in any service, program, or activity of our department. If you require reasonable accommodations to participate in this meeting, please call Lori Ryan, (406) 444-7200. For the hearing impaired, the TTY number is (406) 444-7696 or 1-800-335-7592 or call Montana Relay at 711.

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014
Man plans to plead guilty in oil patch killing


SIDNEY, Mont. (AP) — A Colorado man plans to plead guilty to killing a Montana teacher in a case that drew attention to the darker side of the Northern Plains' oil boom.

A plea agreement with prosecutors filed Tuesday calls for a 100-year sentence for 25-year-old Michael Spell on a charge of deliberate homicide.

Spell is charged with the 2012 murder of Sherry Arnold, a 43-year-old Sidney high school teacher who disappeared while jogging. Her body was found buried in a North Dakota field.

Spell is due in court Wednesday before District Judge Richard Simonton in Sidney.

Prosecutors want Spell to serve his time in prison. The defense will ask for him to be sentenced to the state health department, which would allow Spell to be sent to a facility for the mentally disabled.

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Wednesday, October 22nd 2014
Hunters are Asked to be Courteous in the Field



As the General hunting season approaches Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks of Region 6 would like to remind you to be courteous of landowners’ property while in the field. While most hunters make a conscious effort to close gates behind them, every year some gates get left open by careless hunters causing landowners additional work. This can result in many hours of effort re-sorting already worked cows and calves. The common rule is to leave gates as they are found, but there can be exceptions.

For example, if you find a gate lying on the ground with cattle on one side and none on the other, the gate may have been left open by another hunter, and not the landowner. Please take a few minutes to find out if the gate should be closed, by calling the landowner, public land agency, or even a MFWP employee (Game Warden, Block Management Tech, or Biologist).

The time you take to contact someone, could be the difference in keeping the land open to hunting in the future.

Tuesday, October 21st 2014
Glasgow’s Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID) Grant Monies Available

The Glasgow Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID) announces that 2014/2015 Grant Monies are NOW available to 501c3 Non-Profit organizations. Applications for grants encompass events, projects or tournaments that will bring additional tourism to Glasgow.

The mission of the Glasgow Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID) is to generate room nights for lodging facilities in the City of Glasgow, Montana by effectively marketing our region as a preferred travel destination. The TBID receives its funding from the $1.00 per room charge collected by the Glasgow Motels.

Grant Criteria and Applications are available at the Glasgow Chamber, http://www.glasgowmt.net or by emailing Tami Burke @ tbidglasgow@nemont.net.

For more information about the Glasgow Tourism Improvement District (TBID), please contact Tami Burke at (406)480-2819 or by email tbidglasgow@nemont.net.

Tuesday, October 21st 2014
Glasgow Chamber To Pay $10 Processing Fee For Christmas Cash Loans 5-7pm October 24th

The Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture is kicking off the 2014 holiday season with its Annual Christmas Cash program.

Christmas Cash Script will be available beginning Friday October 24th, 2014, at First Community Bank in Glasgow/Hinsdale, Valley Bank, and Independence Bank. The purpose of the Christmas Cash program is to encourage people in our area to Shop Locally. Glasgow has a very good variety of quality products, services, and retail stores to choose from for your shopping needs.

The Chamber is once again trying a “kick-off night”. Valley Bank, Independence Bank and First Community Bank Glasgow will remain open till 7:00PM and write loans. Local merchants will also remain open for your shopping convenience, in conjunction with the 4rd Annual Chocolate Walk. As an incentive, the Chamber will pay the $10 processing fee for all loans written from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. You are encouraged to stop by one of the participating banks beginning Monday October 20th, 2014 to pick up your paperwork. These are no interest loans and there is a 10 month repayment period starting in January 2015.

Individual shoppers may borrow up to $1,000.00 and married shoppers up to $2,000.00 on approved credit. The Christmas Cash can be used to purchase a variety of goods from toys, tires, gas, appliances, home furnishings or improvements, tools, groceries, clothing gift certificates or meals at the participating Merchants. You must be a Chamber member to accept the cash and participate in this program. You do not, however, need to be a Chamber member to borrow the Christmas Cash.

The last day to purchase the cash is December 23rd, 2014, the last day to use it is December 24, 2014.

A list of all of the participating merchants and promotions is available now at the Chamber office, on the Chamber website, at participating banks and stores. In 2013, 60 business members participated in the program, 185 loans were issued for a total of $159,999.00 dollars Spent Locally! The Chamber encourages residents to buy locally and use the Christmas program.

Monday, October 20th 2014
Valley County Commissioner Candidate Debate Now Online

Stan Ozark sat down with the Paul Tweten and Russ Dahl the 2 candidates for Valley County Commissioner. Here is the audio of the interview.


Valley County Commissioner Candidates

Friday, October 17th 2014
More landowners join Missouri River flood lawsuit

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The list of landowners suing the federal government over major flooding along the Missouri River since 2006 has grown considerably.

The lawsuit filed against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in March was amended Thursday to include 436 plaintiffs. The latest additions to the lawsuit include 38 North Dakota landowners and the Omaha and Winnebago tribes of Nebraska.

The landowners argue that the Corps' decisions since 2006 have contributed to flooding especially during the extended 2011 flooding that devastated hundreds of thousands of acres of mostly farmland in South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri.

The federal government has denied the allegations and says the Corps shouldn't be blamed.

Landowners say the recurring flooding deprived them of their land, so they should be compensated.

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Thursday, October 16th 2014
2 men arrested in Glendive in Internet sex sting

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An eastern Montana man and a western North Dakota man are charged with sexual abuse of children after prosecutors say they responded to online prostitution advertisements for sex with underage girls.

The Montana Department of Justice says 25-year-old Steve Unger of Glasgow, North Dakota and 37-year-old John Allyn Parker of Elgin, North Dakota were arrested Friday in Glendive. That's where officers say they arrived to have sex with girls ages 13 or 15.

Both made initial appearances in Justice Court in Glendive on Tuesday and are scheduled to enter pleas in District Court on October 21st.

Unger was released from jail after posting a $75,000 bond. The DOJ says Parker remains jailed in Glendive with bail set at $75,000.

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