Montana Newscasts

Montana Public Radio's evening newscasts bring you headlines from across Montana.

U.S. Senate candidates Matt Rosendale and Jon Tester attacked each other on how they raise campaign money during the first of two televised debates Saturday.

Montana's minimum wage is going up 20 cents to $8.50 an hour, starting on Jan. 1.

Montana grain producers seem cautiously optimistic about the revamped North American Trade Deal between the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Evening Newscast 09-27-18

Sep 27, 2018

University of Montana leaders announced budget cuts and reallocations Thursday as they work to match spending on instructors to total enrollment and interest in each area of study.

A Montana jury has ruled that the Jehovah's Witnesses organization must pay $35 million to a woman who says the church covered up her sexual abuse as a child at the hands of a congregation member.

Wildlife officials say a hunter northwest of Choteau shot and killed a female grizzly bear and wounded a cub that was later euthanized.

Evening Newscast 09-26-18

Sep 26, 2018

Lawmakers in Congress have advanced a proposal to strip protections from gray wolves across the contiguous U.S. amid a push by Republicans for broad changes to the Endangered Species Act.

Lee Enterprises has reversed its decision to hire Paul McArthur as its new regional publisher for Western Montana.

Montana Rail Link officials say about 40 cars of a coal train derailed in south-central Montana, closing the main rail line.

A bill to prevent mining north of Yellowstone National Park cleared a key congressional hurdle Wednesday.

Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte’s ‘Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act’ permanently withdraws mineral rights and bans mining on 30-thousand acres of public lands east of the Paradise Valley.

Evening Newscast 09-25-18

Sep 25, 2018

Attorneys for 18 former eastern Montana athletes want state law changed to eliminate the statute of limitations for prosecuting child sexual abuse charges.

A Wyoming man is in custody after Billings police say he led them on a 50-minute pursuit that involved 10 crime scenes, five stolen vehicles and multiple rounds of gunfire.

Construction on a long-awaited water treatment facility that will pump and treat toxic water from the Berkeley Pit officially began yesterday in Butte