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MFU scholarships available

News from Montana Farmers Union GREAT FALLS — Applications are now open for several Montana Farmers Union scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000 each. The annual scholarships are offered through MFU as part of the organization’s commitment to education and include the Bud Daniels Memorial Scholarship, the John Korsbeck Memorial Scholarship, and the Cascade County-wide Farmers Union Local, Chouteau County Farmers Union Local and Flathead County-wide Farmers Union Local scholarships. “Investing in education to enhance life for the individual and for the benefit of civil society is foundational to the Farmers Union mission and reflects our commitment to cooperati...

Department announces MT is a national leader in broadband planning

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Following Governor Greg Gianforte’s $309 million investment to expand access to reliable broadband, Department of Administration (DOA) Director Misty Ann Giles today announced Montana is helping lead the nation in planning for the next roun...

Governor addresses Montana Youth Challenge graduates Governor addresses Montana Youth Challenge graduates

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA  – Governor Greg Gianforte traveled to Dillon this weekend to address graduates of the Montana Youth Challenge Academy, a residential academic intervention program run by the Montana National Guard for students at risk of not graduating high s...

Proposed Montana House, Senate tentative district maps available online

News from Montana State Legislature MONTANA — Interactive maps and several summary reports are now available online for the tentative House and Senate districts proposed by the Montana Districting and Apportionment Commission. The tentative map is known as the Tentative Commission Plan 2 (TCP-2). ...

Local officials sworn in Local officials sworn in

LAKE COUNTY — On Dec. 9, public officials were sworn into their positions at the Lake County Courthouse. The elected officials sworn in included Sheriff Don Bell, Justice of the Peace Rick Schoening, Superintendent of Schools Carolyn Hall, Treasurer Robin Vert-Rubel, Clerk and Recorder Katie Harding, A...

2023 ServeMontana Awards open with new categories

News from the Governor’s Office of Community Service HELENA — The Governor’s Office of Community Service has announced it is accepting nominations for the annual ServeMontana Awards, with new award distinctions. In partnership with Montana’s Credit Unions, this award recognize...

Arlee prepares for new year of community activities Arlee prepares for new year of community activities

ARLEE — The Arlee Community Development Corporation (CDC) is preparing to roll into the new year with a variety of programs to benefit the people of Arlee.  With what Executive Director Marie Hirsch described as a busy week to close out 2022, the Arlee CDC offered residents a bison meat canning...

Winners of inaugural Youth Hunting Story contest named Winners of inaugural Youth Hunting Story contest named

News from the office of Governor Gianforte HELENA — Honoring Montana’s hunting heritage, Governor Greg Gianforte today celebrated ten winners of his inaugural Youth Hunting Story Contest in a ceremony at the State Capitol.  “We started the Youth Hunting Story Contest this year ...

Commissioner advises homeowners review federal flood insurance policy

News from the Office of the Montana State Auditor HELENA — A recent rule amendment by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) gives homeowners living in special flood hazard areas (SFHA) the option to purchase private flood insurance plans on FHA-insured mortgages. This relieves homeowners of the...

Democrats gather coats for kids Democrats gather coats for kids

News from Suz Rittenhouse LAKE COUNTY — Lake County Democrats celebrated the Christmas season by gathering at the Durham on Friday, Dec. 16. Members brought coats, gloves, and hats to donate to local Coats for Kids program and cookies to exchange.

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