Montana Public Radio

Evening Newscast 01-29-20

Jan 29, 2020

A Montana school district looking to combat an anticipated budget deficit of more than $1 million has announced it will provide early retirement incentives to roughly 40 veteran teachers.

Earlier this month, Montana Gov. Steve Bullock's administration raised concerns that a legislative audit of the Medicaid program might impact the state's bond rating and its ability to finance infrastructure work.

Nearly 170 volunteers turned up Wednesday morning to search for a missing Great Falls woman who disappeared after walking away from a house Sunday night.

A presidential task force charged with coming up with ways to address cases of missing and slain Native Americans met for the first time.

Fort Belknap law enforcement and the FBI are investigating after a body was found on the icy Milk River near the Fort Belknap Agency Dam.

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox has picked a running mate from his rival’s home town in the Republican party primary race for Governor.

Yellowstone National Park officials say a coyote attacked and injured a cross country skier yesterday morning.

An assistant basketball coach on northcentral Montana's Rocky Boy Indian Reservation has been charged with sexual abuse of a minor.