MTPR

Evening Newscast 10-01-18

Oct 1, 2018

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.

Law enforcement officers responding to a report of a suicidal man in Butte shot him in the arm after he swung a rifle at them.

In the first debate between the candidates for Montana's U.S. House seat Saturday, Republican Greg Gianforte touted his closeness to President Donald Trump.

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to speak at a campaign rally for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Rosendale at noon Tuesday at the fairgrounds in Bozeman.

A coalition of Montana conservation groups scolded Congress Monday for allowing the Land and Water Conservation Fund to expire at midnight.

A new study from several wildlife-related groups has found that recreation on U.S. land administered by the Bureau of Land Management land contributes billions of dollars to western states' economies.

A community group in Helena has unveiled four possible designs to replace a Confederate memorial fountain that was removed from a city park last year amid outcry after a racially-motivated shooting at a black church in South Carolina and a deadly white supremacist rally in Virginia.