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Primary ballots give Montana voters a chance to re-think their local government structures

May. 20, 2024 16:28 PM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana primary ballots up for consideration this year will offer voters a unique opportunity to audit the structures and powers of their city and county governments. This local government review appears as a “study commission question” toward the end of...

Montana man gets 2 1/2 years in prison for leaving threatening voicemails for Senator Jon Tester

May. 01, 2024 17:15 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man who pleaded guilty to leaving voicemail messages threatening to kill Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and his family was sentenced Wednesday to 2 1/2 years in prison, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Anthony James Cross, 30, of Billings pleaded...

First Interstate BancSystem: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 24, 2024 17:26 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — First Interstate BancSystem Inc. (FIBK) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $58.4 million. The Billings, Montana-based bank said it had earnings of 57 cents per share. The results topped Wall Street...