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Sneed throws 4 TD passes, leads Montana over Monmouth 47-27

Sep. 21, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Dalton Sneed threw for 334 yards and four touchdowns, Marcus Knight ran for 148 yards and another score and Montana beat Monmouth 47-27 on Saturday. Sneed threw two touchdown passes to Bryson Deming and one each to Colin Bingham and Jerry Louie-McGee. Deming's second score with 3:49...

Rovig leads Montana State to win over Norfolk State, 56-21

Sep. 21, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Tucker Rovig, a last-minute substitution at quarterback, threw for 221 yards and four touchdowns to lead Montana State to a 56-21 win over Norfolk State on Saturday afternoon. Ranked No. 8 in the Football Championship subdivision, the Bobcats (3-1) had three players rush for more than...

Trump says he doesn't need China trade deal before election

Sep. 20, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As China and the U.S. near a new round of trade talks, President Donald Trump said Friday he doesn't feel he needs to secure an agreement before next year's election. Trump told reporters he wants a complete deal with China and won't accept one that only addresses some of the differences...

Women leave Montana town over border agency lawsuit backlash

Sep. 20, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A woman who is suing the U.S. Customs and Border Protection after an agent questioned her and a friend for speaking Spanish in a convenience store said Friday the backlash to their lawsuit has forced them to move away from their small Montana city. Ana Suda and her family have been...

Report: Cleanup of abandoned oil, gas wells could cost US

Sep. 18, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. taxpayers could face potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in cleanup costs from abandoned oil and gas wells on public lands, a government watchdog agency said Wednesday. The Government Accountability Office said in a report that it identified almost 2,300 wells that have...

Correction: Bode Miller's Tragic Year story

Sep. 17, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — In a story Sept. 1 about Bode Miller moving to Montana, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Miller is a brand ambassador for Big Sky Resort. He is representing Spanish Peaks Mountain Club and Moonlight Basin, neighboring communities in Big Sky. A corrected version of the...

Idle mines portend dark days for top US coal region

Sep. 15, 2019 5:04 AM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — At two of the world's biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn't even get toilet paper on credit. Warehouse technician Melissa Worden divvied up what remained of the last case, giving four rolls to each mine and two to the mine supply facility where she...

Oregon wraps nonconference slate with 35-3 win over Montana

Sep. 15, 2019 3:32 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Justin Herbert isn't satisfied yet but he's confident that the Ducks are on the right path. The senior quarterback threw for 316 yards and five touchdowns in No. 15 Oregon's 35-3 victory Saturday night over Montana, the Ducks' final tuneup before opening Pac-12 play at Stanford next...

Idle mines portend dark days for top US coal region

Sep. 15, 2019 1:12 AM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — At two of the world's biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn't even get toilet paper on credit. Warehouse technician Melissa Worden divvied up what remained, giving four rolls to each mine and two to the mine supply facility where she worked. Then mine...

Jones, Montana State run past Western Illinois 23-14

Sep. 14, 2019 7:55 PM EDT

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Logan Jones ran for 167 yards and two touchdowns and Montana State defeated Western Illinois 23-14 on Saturday. Jones, a senior who more than doubled his career rushing total of 152 yards, started in place of injured Isaiah Ifanse. Jones opened the scoring with a 14-yard run in the...