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  • Great Falls could lose one of it's golf courses

    Great Falls could lose one of it's golf courses

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:06:47 GMT
    Since 1992 the golf course fund has been deficit totaling over $700,000 dollars.  The city manager of Great Falls, Greg Doyon says its simple people are not playing enough golf and the city's general fund is taking the bulk of the hit to keep the courses alive.   Golfers are saying that is not the case. They say its not the their fault because there are still a lot of them that still play the game. It's the city's for not managing funds properly.   As of right now bo...More >>
    Since 1992 the golf course fund has been deficit totaling over $700,000 dollars.  The city manager of Great Falls, Greg Doyon says its simple people are not playing enough golf and the city's general fund is taking the bulk of the hit to keep the courses alive.   Golfers are saying that is not the case. They say its not the their fault because there are still a lot of them that still play the game. It's the city's for not managing funds properly.   As of right now bo...More >>
  • Woman sentenced to 20 years in death of boy who was tortured

    Woman sentenced to 20 years in death of boy who was tortured

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:24:59 GMT

    A Milwaukee woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in the torture and starvation death of a 7-year-old boy. 

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    A Milwaukee woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in the torture and starvation death of a 7-year-old boy. 

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  • When is hot too hot for your dog? One vet says 70 degrees

    When is hot too hot for your dog? One vet says 70 degrees

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:59 AM EDT2017-07-21 11:59:49 GMT

    Summers in Montana can get hot, but how hot is too hot for your pet? When a dog’s body temperature reaches above 106 degrees it could prove deadly. 

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    Summers in Montana can get hot, but how hot is too hot for your pet? When a dog’s body temperature reaches above 106 degrees it could prove deadly. 

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  • Hot Summer Nights event coming to Lewistown Friday

    Hot Summer Nights event coming to Lewistown Friday

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:59 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:59:00 GMT

    There's a new event coming to Lewistown Friday evening. It's called "Hot Summer Nights," and it's a chance for you to get out and explore Lewistown's downtown district. 

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    There's a new event coming to Lewistown Friday evening. It's called "Hot Summer Nights," and it's a chance for you to get out and explore Lewistown's downtown district. 

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  • Bringing big game animals back to life

    Bringing big game animals back to life

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:17:30 GMT

    A taxidermist's job is to make animals like deer, elk, even bears look as life like as possible once they've been harvested, but in order to make that happen, it takes a lot of time, training, a skilled eye and of course, lots of patience.

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    A taxidermist's job is to make animals like deer, elk, even bears look as life like as possible once they've been harvested, but in order to make that happen, it takes a lot of time, training, a skilled eye and of course, lots of patience.

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  • New Autism School Opening This Fall

    New Autism School Opening This Fall

    Friday, July 14 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-07-15 00:39:36 GMT

    In education news, a new school for children with autism is opening this fall in Great Falls, and organizers say it's the first one of its kind in the state, 

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    In education news, a new school for children with autism is opening this fall in Great Falls, and organizers say it's the first one of its kind in the state, 

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  • Was your mobile phone hacked? Security breach reported

    Was your mobile phone hacked? Security breach reported

    Thursday, July 20 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-07-20 17:09:55 GMT

    First reported by security expert Nitay Artenstein, a bug in Apple's security allowed hackers to access Broadcom's Wi-Fi chipsets remotely without user interaction. 

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    First reported by security expert Nitay Artenstein, a bug in Apple's security allowed hackers to access Broadcom's Wi-Fi chipsets remotely without user interaction. 

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  • Murder Victim's Mother Wants Answers

    Murder Victim's Mother Wants Answers

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-07-12 00:58:23 GMT
    A year after his murder, Ryan Eakin’s family isn't convinced police arrested the right man- at least not without more answers. "It just makes it difficult for us to have closure at this point when we don’t really know the true story," says Kirk Eakin, Ryan’s dad. The day after his son Ryan was killed, Austin Lee Kroll-McLaughlin was charged with deliberate homicide and earlier this year plead guilty. According to court documents Kroll-McLaughlin fatally ...More >>
    A year after his murder, Ryan Eakin’s family isn't convinced police arrested the right man- at least not without more answers. "It just makes it difficult for us to have closure at this point when we don’t really know the true story," says Kirk Eakin, Ryan’s dad. The day after his son Ryan was killed, Austin Lee Kroll-McLaughlin was charged with deliberate homicide and earlier this year plead guilty. According to court documents Kroll-McLaughlin fatally ...More >>
  • Street light hit in Great Falls; traffic blocked

    Street light hit in Great Falls; traffic blocked

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:40:07 GMT

    A power pole has been knocked down on 2nd Ave North in Great Falls, directly across from Perkins. It appears as though a truck hit the pole; it is unclear at this time what led to the accident, or if there are any injuries.  Traffic is reduced one lane, and authorities are asking drivers to avoid the answer.  Great Falls Fire Rescue and Great Falls Police are currently responding. Power crews arrived just after 4:30 P.M. to assess the damage.  We will continue to upd...

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    A power pole has been knocked down on 2nd Ave North in Great Falls, directly across from Perkins. It appears as though a truck hit the pole; it is unclear at this time what led to the accident, or if there are any injuries.  Traffic is reduced one lane, and authorities are asking drivers to avoid the answer.  Great Falls Fire Rescue and Great Falls Police are currently responding. Power crews arrived just after 4:30 P.M. to assess the damage.  We will continue to upd...

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  • Trenton Johnson: beloved friend, son and team (SLIDESHOW)

    Trenton Johnson: beloved friend, son and team (SLIDESHOW)

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:11 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:11:08 GMT

    Trenton Johnson, 19, was a new firefighter living in Bozeman and attending Montana State. He grew up in Missoula where he excelled at lacrosse.  

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    Trenton Johnson, 19, was a new firefighter living in Bozeman and attending Montana State. He grew up in Missoula where he excelled at lacrosse.  

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  • Butte resident saved from domestic violence by Safe Space shelter

    Butte resident saved from domestic violence by Safe Space shelter

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:20 AM EDT2017-07-21 05:20:55 GMT

    According to the National Coalition of Domestic Violence every 9 seconds in the U.S. a woman is assaulted or beaten.

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    According to the National Coalition of Domestic Violence every 9 seconds in the U.S. a woman is assaulted or beaten.

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  • 6-year-old hit by car in Great Falls

    6-year-old hit by car in Great Falls

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-07-20 03:40:58 GMT
    A 6-year-old child was hit by a vehicle in Great Falls Wednesday evening.  According to the Great Falls Police Department, the incident happened at the intersection of 29th Street and 2nd Avenue. It is still unclear at this time what led to the accident, or if anyone else was involved.  Police tell KFBB while initial reports are vague, scanner traffic indicates non-life threatening injuries, and the incident "sounded minor." We will continue to update you if mor...More >>
    A 6-year-old child was hit by a vehicle in Great Falls Wednesday evening.  According to the Great Falls Police Department, the incident happened at the intersection of 29th Street and 2nd Avenue. It is still unclear at this time what led to the accident, or if anyone else was involved.  Police tell KFBB while initial reports are vague, scanner traffic indicates non-life threatening injuries, and the incident "sounded minor." We will continue to update you if mor...More >>
  • 28 Counties and 5 reservations under drought disaster status

    28 Counties and 5 reservations under drought disaster status

    Thursday, July 20 2017 7:25 PM EDT2017-07-20 23:25:03 GMT

    Governor Steve Bullock has issued an executive order declaring a Drought Disaster affecting twenty eight counties and five of the seven Indian reservations in Montana. We got a hold of the Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney. 

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    Governor Steve Bullock has issued an executive order declaring a Drought Disaster affecting twenty eight counties and five of the seven Indian reservations in Montana. We got a hold of the Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney. 

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  • Red Ants Pants is ready to rock White Sulphur Springs

    Red Ants Pants is ready to rock White Sulphur Springs

    Friday, July 21 2017 8:45 AM EDT2017-07-21 12:45:42 GMT

    We are one week away from one of the biggest festivals of the summer here in Montana. 

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    We are one week away from one of the biggest festivals of the summer here in Montana. 

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  • Man allegedly solicited sex from cop undercover posing as teen boy

    Man allegedly solicited sex from cop undercover posing as teen boy

    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-07-20 19:38:54 GMT

    A Great Falls man is charged with sexual abuse of a child after allegedly soliciting sex from police posing as a teenager online. According to court documents, Alex Hamilton is charged with two counts of sexual abuse of children.

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    A Great Falls man is charged with sexual abuse of a child after allegedly soliciting sex from police posing as a teenager online. According to court documents, Alex Hamilton is charged with two counts of sexual abuse of children.

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  • Texas company recalls coffee with Viagra-like substance

    Texas company recalls coffee with Viagra-like substance

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:09:42 GMT
    Courtesy U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationCourtesy U.S. Food and Drug Administration

    GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - A Texas coffee company is recalling one of its roasts because it was making some men a bit too excited. Bestherbs Coffee LLC issued the voluntary recall for its New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found it contains desmethyl carbodenafil, which is similar to sildenafil in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra. Bestherbs, which is based in the Dallas suburb .

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    GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - A Texas coffee company is recalling one of its roasts because it was making some men a bit too excited. Bestherbs Coffee LLC issued the voluntary recall for its New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found it contains desmethyl carbodenafil, which is similar to sildenafil in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra. Bestherbs, which is based in the Dallas suburb .

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  • Summer Music Series with Great Falls Public Library

    Summer Music Series with Great Falls Public Library

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:45:31 GMT

    Join the Great Falls Public Library for the annual Summer Music Series in the Library's sculpture garden.  Concerts are free and open to the public; they begin at 7:00 P.M. every Tuesday night, with the exception of Fair Week.  The lineup is as follows: - July 25th: Windy Ridge -August 8th: Rocky Mountain Celtic -August 15th: Impromptu -August 22nd: David Smith -August 29th: Jeni Dodd For more information, head to the GFPL website. 

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    Join the Great Falls Public Library for the annual Summer Music Series in the Library's sculpture garden.  Concerts are free and open to the public; they begin at 7:00 P.M. every Tuesday night, with the exception of Fair Week.  The lineup is as follows: - July 25th: Windy Ridge -August 8th: Rocky Mountain Celtic -August 15th: Impromptu -August 22nd: David Smith -August 29th: Jeni Dodd For more information, head to the GFPL website. 

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  • 20 percent of forms against proposed park district

    20 percent of forms against proposed park district

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-07-18 20:24:32 GMT

    An update on the proposed tax increase for a new "park district" in Great Falls. 

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    An update on the proposed tax increase for a new "park district" in Great Falls. 

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  • Government agencies to cull up to 900 Yellowstone bison

    Government agencies to cull up to 900 Yellowstone bison

    Tuesday, January 5 2016 5:25 PM EST2016-01-05 22:25:26 GMT
    Photo Courtesy: National Park ServicePhoto Courtesy: National Park Service
    Government agencies aim to kill or remove up to 900 wild bison from Yellowstone National Park as part of an ongoing effort to reduce the animals' annual migration into Montana. More >>

    Government agencies aim to kill or remove up to 900 wild bison from Yellowstone National Park as part of an ongoing effort to reduce the animals' annual migration into Montana.

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  • Industrial hemp new star crop in Montana agriculture

    Industrial hemp new star crop in Montana agriculture

    Thursday, July 13 2017 9:33 PM EDT2017-07-14 01:33:26 GMT
    "It has taken 17 years to finally get our first crop in the ground." In 2001, industrial hemp became legal to grow in Montana. And considering it's one of the fastest growing crops around, it's amazing how long it took to actually be planted in Montana soil. "We have about six hundred miles that we share with our Canadian neighbors, and they're making good money on industrial hemp, whereas Montana's making not one penny," says Chris Christiaens, lobbyist for Mont...More >>
    "It has taken 17 years to finally get our first crop in the ground." In 2001, industrial hemp became legal to grow in Montana. And considering it's one of the fastest growing crops around, it's amazing how long it took to actually be planted in Montana soil. "We have about six hundred miles that we share with our Canadian neighbors, and they're making good money on industrial hemp, whereas Montana's making not one penny," says Chris Christiaens, lobbyist for Mont...More >>
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