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Montana's unemployment insurance rate going down

 The state's improving economy and low unemployment rate mean most businesses will see a reduction in their unemployment insurance rates next year.


First Alert Weather: Frigid Friday morning ahead

More subzero temperatures will grip the state Friday morning.

Dairy owners, processors complain about planned fee hike

The Montana Board of Livestock is proposing to raise its fees on milk producers and to add a fee for processors.

Escaped prison inmate arrested in Anaconda

2 state prison inmates die following extended illnesses

Montana State Prison officials say two inmates died this week following extended illnesses.

Snow plows running in Kalispell

Wednesday was a calm day in Kalispell compared to Tuesday, with its blustery snowstorm, but feelings on road conditions in the area were mixed.

State officials issue tips for holiday shopping, giving

If you plan to do some extra shopping or giving this holiday season, officials urge you to be careful.

Snowfall kicks off new season for Flathead Avalanche Center

The new snowfall means the busy season is here for avalanche centers across western Montana. The Flathead crew was in the field Wednesday in the Whitefish…

Coal railroad plans on hold due to mine permitting delays

Plans to build a $400 million railroad to haul coal from a proposed mine on the Montana-Wyoming border have been put on hold.

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