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

Evening Newscast 01-16-20

Jan 16, 2020

U.S. Senators today (Thurs, Jan. 16) were sworn in as jurors in the upcoming impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

Multiple agencies are continuing to search for a missing girl from south-central Montana through frigid weather.

The largest school district in Montana plans to cut up to 40 full-time employees to make up for a more than $4 million budget deficit.

Evening Newscast 01-15-20

Jan 15, 2020

Montana regulators say they expect to have $400 million in bonds in place by July to cover future cleanup costs at the Colstrip power plant.

An ice jam has caused flooding along a creek in Chouteau, and authorites warned residents Wednesday that some houses could be impacted if water levels continue to rise.

Evening Newscast 01-14-20

Jan 14, 2020

A U.S. judge has appointed a receiver to oversee a Bitcoin plant in Butte after the majority owner was accused of running a Ponzi scheme involving cryptocurrency investments.

The Montana Motor Vehicle Division says seven of its driver license offices will be open on Martin Luther King Day to provide additional times for residents to renew or replace Montana driver licenses or to obtain state identification or REAL ID cards.

A campaign to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana use has submitted two proposed ballot initiatives for state review. 

Evening Newscast 01-13-20

Jan 13, 2020

Montana lawmakers are meeting in the state capitol this week for an unusual gathering to study budget, tax, and policy trends. The week will include debate about moving the state towards annual legislative sessions.

Authorities have recovered the bodies of four people from the wreckage of a small plane that crashed north of Billings.

A chalet in Glacier National Park is taking reservations for the first time since a wildfire gutted the structure.

Evening Newscast 01-10-20

Jan 10, 2020

Evening Newscast for January 10, 2020.

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Montana evening newscast for January 8, 2020.

Evening newscast for January 7, 2020.

Evening Newscast for Jan. 06, 2020

Montana’s Republican Congress members have signed onto a brief asking the Supreme Court of the United States to consider overruling previous decisions upholding the constitutional right to have an abortion.

One of the largest coal-fired power plants in the western U.S. will close two of its four units within days as the Colstrip facility edges towards total shutdown.

Kalispell Regional Healthcare is facing a second lawsuit over its handling of a data breach last year of up to 130,000 patients’ medical and financial information.