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Northern Plains tribes bring back their wild 'relatives'

Dec. 08, 2022 12:16 PM EST

FORT BELKNAP AGENCY, Mont. (AP) — Native species such as swift foxes and black-footed ferrets disappeared from the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation generations ago, wiped out by poisoning campaigns, disease and farm plows that turned open prairie where nomadic tribes once roamed into cropland and...

Northwest Kansas newspapers sold to Mullen Newspapers

Dec. 07, 2022 14:39 PM EST

OBERLIN, Kan. (AP) — Six northwestern Kansas newspapers and a shopper have been sold to brothers from Washington and Montana, The Oberlin Herald reported. Jesse and Lloyd Mullen of Mullen Newspapers purchased The Herald, Colby Free Press, The Goodland Star-News, The Norton...

Rodriguez scores 21 as Idaho St. beats Montana-Western 61-53

Dec. 07, 2022 02:01 AM EST

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Jared Rodriguez had 21 points in Idaho State's 61-53 victory against Montana-Western on Tuesday. Rodriguez shot 7 for 10 (4 for 5 from 3-point range) and 3 of 4 from the free throw line for the Bengals (3-7). Brock Mackenzie scored 13 points while shooting 5...

Whitney scores 23 as Montana downs South Dakota State 81-56

Dec. 07, 2022 00:06 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Brandon Whitney's 23 points helped Montana defeat South Dakota State 81-56 on Tuesday night. Whitney was 10 of 12 shooting and 3 of 3 from the free throw line for the Grizzlies (4-5). Aanen Moody was 6-of-10 shooting, including 2 for 5 from distance, and went...

Johnson, Bison roll over Montana 49-26 in FCS playoffs

Dec. 03, 2022 20:01 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Kobe Johnson ran for 206 yards and two touchdowns, quarterback Cam Miller also ran for two scores and third-seeded North Dakota State pounded Montana 49-26 in the second round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday. The defending and nine-time champion Bison (10-2)...

Montana State defeats Weber State 33-25 in FCS playoffs

Dec. 03, 2022 18:46 PM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Sean Chambers threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score, Blake Glessner kicked four field goals on a frozen field and Montana State defeated Weber State 33-25 in the second round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday. Montana State (11-1), the fourth seed,...

Battle's steal, three-point play spark win for Montana State

Dec. 01, 2022 00:04 AM EST

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Raequan Battle's 29 points, capped by a steal and breakaway layup, helped Montana State defeat Southern Utah 86-83 on Wednesday night. Battle was 10 of 18 shooting, including 7 for 11 from distance, and went 2 for 3 from the line for the Bobcats (4-5). He...

Southern Miss wins 64-54 against Montana

Nov. 29, 2022 22:58 PM EST

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Donovan Ivory had 20 points in Southern Miss' 64-54 win over Montana on Tuesday night. Ivory added five rebounds for the Golden Eagles (8-0). Felipe Haase added 18 points while going 5 of 8 and 6 of 6 from the free throw line, and he also had seven...

Montana judge restores state wolf hunting regulations

Nov. 29, 2022 19:53 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday lifted a temporary restraining order that limited wolf hunting and trapping in the state, saying there is nothing to suggest rules now in place will make wolf populations unsustainable in the short term. District Judge Christopher Abbott also...

Remains of Wisconsin man who went missing in 1976 identified

Nov. 29, 2022 16:34 PM EST

RED LODGE, Mont. (AP) — Montana authorities said Tuesday that human remains found in Carbon County about 18 years ago have been identified as those of a Wisconsin hitchhiker who left his home state to flee legal trouble. The Carbon County Sheriff's Office said the remains of...