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Jonsen, defense help Montana St. beat UC Davis 27-17

Nov. 16, 2019 11:03 PM EST

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Travis Jonsen had 154 yards from scrimmage, including a 75-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, and the Montana State defense didn’t allow a first down over the last nearly-20 minutes as the Bobcats beat UC Davis 27-17 on Saturday. Jonsen had six carries for 93 yards and...

Jones scores 19 in Arkansas’ 64-46 win over Montana

Nov. 16, 2019 8:58 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Eric Musselman admits to being old school when it comes to earning playing time for his Arkansas team. On Saturday, the Razorbacks' coach used just seven players in the Razorbacks' 64-46 win against Montana in front of 13,058 in Bud Walton Arena. It marked the third straight win...

Frey buzzerbeater gets Montana St past UNC Greensboro, 67-66

Nov. 16, 2019 8:48 PM EST

Harald Frey hit from half court as time expired to life Montana State to a 67-66 win over UNC Greensboro in the Spartan Invitational Tournament on Saturday night. Frey made two from the line with :52 left to tie the game at 64-64. Kyrin Galloway missed from long range for the Spartans, and Amin Adamu misfired on...

Snead-Toure combo sparks Montana past Weber State 35-16

Nov. 16, 2019 8:03 PM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A big game turned into a big win for the Montana Grizzlies, who rode three touchdown passes from Dalton Sneed to a 35-16 win over Weber State on Saturday. Sneed, a senior quarterback, hooked up with junior receiver Samori Toure for all three touchdowns as the Grizzlies (9-2, 6-1 in...

Man on trial told police he shot Montana veteran in a panic

Nov. 16, 2019 1:12 PM EST

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A man charged with killing a Montana disabled veteran and stealing his military benefits told police he killed him in a panic. The Great Falls Tribune reports that Brandon Lee Craft’s 2016 interview with detectives was played Friday during his trial in Great Falls. After...

Montana police confirm stolen urn was returned to owner

Nov. 16, 2019 12:24 PM EST

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Montana authorities have reported a stolen urn containing the ashes of a traveler’s father-in-law was returned. KFBB-TV reported Thursday that the Great Falls Police Department shared the news on its Facebook page Thursday. Police say an officer was sent to retrieve the urn...

Kalispell hospital fined in aftermath of fraud and kickbacks

Nov. 16, 2019 10:37 AM EST

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A Montana hospital has been fined $65,000 for falsely certifying that it completed requirements of a corporate integrity agreement that was reached as part of the settlement of a Medicare fraud and kickback scheme. The Flathead Beacon reports Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s...

Frey lifts Montana St. past Appalachian St. 59-56

Nov. 15, 2019 8:14 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Harald Frey had 16 points and six rebounds as Montana State edged past Appalachian State 59-56 on Friday night in the opening game of the Spartan Invitational. Devin Kirby had 12 points for Montana State (2-1), which nearly upset a ranked Utah State team in its opener. Amin Adamu...

Parents face custodial interference charge after taking kids

Nov. 15, 2019 5:56 PM EST

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — The noncustodial parents of three Great Falls children face custodial interference charges after taking the kids out of state, triggering an Amber Alert. Tony DeMontigny Jr. and Ellaura Wright were arrested and the children recovered Thursday afternoon after their car ran out of...

Montana regulator: Not publicizing rate hike was error

Nov. 15, 2019 3:12 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The head of Montana’s Public Service Commission says he didn’t intentionally hide from the public the panel’s approval of a $6.5 million rate hike for NorthWestern Energy customers. The Billings Gazette reports Friday that chairman Brad Johnson said it was an...