TOP HEADLINES

  • Airmen from the 341st Maintenance Group perform missile maintenance on a launch facility this April. Similar tasks are being done as part of the programmed depot maintenance.

    Photo courtesy of U.S. Air Force and Staff Sgt. Delia Martinez

    11/22/2017 - 5:00am
  • CMMC Board Chair Dave Phillips (left) and CMMC CEO Mike Dowdy stand in front of Hospice House Thursday morning. The board announced Thursday it will close Hospice House at the end of December.

    Photo by Deb Hill

    11/18/2017 - 5:00am
  • The proposed roundabout at the intersection of highways 87, 200 and 19, just north of Grass Range, will not be funded, according to local legislators.

    Graphic courtesy of Montana Department of Transportation

    11/18/2017 - 5:00am
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  • Bloom Montana representative Karl Hartmann speaks to Fergus County Commissioners Thursday during a public hearing on a proposed ordinance declaring the sale and public use of medical marijuana to be a nuisance. Several in attendance spoke out against the ordinance.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

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    Bloom Montana, a medical marijuana dispensary, is looking into setting up shop in a building off Highway 191. If commissioners pass an ordinance declaring medical marijuana a public nuisance, Bloom won’t be able to operate in the county.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    11/15/2017 - 5:00am
  • Recent snowstorms not withstanding, Fergus County remains in a drought. A change in drought status probably won’t occur until spring.

    Photo by  News-Argus staff

    11/15/2017 - 5:00am
  • A deer infected with chronic wasting disease.

    Photo courtesy of the Mike Hopper and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

    11/15/2017 - 5:00am
  • Fergus County Clerk and Recorder Rana Wichman swears in/instructs 10 election judges Tuesday afternoon in the Fergus County Courthouse.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    11/10/2017 - 9:23am
  • Vietnam veterans of Fergus County stand in front of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Symmes Park last week. From left, Tom Longshore, Don Bost, Dean Martin and Bob Barber.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

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    Vietnam veteran Bob Barber holds a frame full of photos from his Vietnam deployment next to a window full of memorabilia from the war. Barber said he’s proud to have served but he wouldn’t wish it on anyone.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

    11/10/2017 - 5:00am
  • The Central Montana Youth Mentoring Program aims to match young students with older student mentors to create a network of support. Top, Grant Gaines stands with mentor Bayron Merker. On the bottom, Mason Brown and mentor LilyAnne laugh at the camera.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    11/10/2017 - 5:00am
  • Sunday’s icicles melt in Monday’s sun along Main Street in Lewistown.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    11/08/2017 - 5:00am
  • Don Maesner reads the letters he wrote to his children Monday morning at Central Montana Medical Center. Although Maesner was saying goodbye in the letters, he didn’t give up hope.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

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    Ken Shaver, left, and Donald Maesner celebrate Maesner’s return home. Shaver found him stranded in the Little Belts Saturday. He’d been in his truck for six days with no food.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    11/08/2017 - 5:00am
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  • Fergus County Attorney Kent Sipe

    11/04/2017 - 5:00am
  • Kerry Simac, left, poses with his son Jacob Simac, right, after Jacob shoots his first cow elk at the N Bar Ranch this fall.

    Photo courtesy of Kerry Simac

    11/04/2017 - 5:00am

News

11/22/2017 - 5:00am
Fergus Model United Nations to hold fundraiser   The Fergus High Model United Nations Club will hold a fundraiser in conjunction with Pizza Hut on Thursday, Nov. 30. A portion of all proceeds from the sale of food between 6 and 9 p.m. will go to...

Sports

Special Olympians attending the State Basketball Tournament in Helena are (front row, from left) Jess Arneson, Allisha Ayers, Phil Huber, Phil Wichman, (back row) Johnnie Rice, Carson Patten, Jay McGuire and Danny Selph.                                                                                                                          

Photos courtesy of Kaylene Patten

11/22/2017 - 5:00am
The Central Montana Eagles basketball team wrapped up their season at the State Special Olympic basketball competition in Helena on Nov. 10-11. The team of Allisha Ayers, Phil Huber, Jay McGuire, Carson Pattern, Danny Selph and Phil Wichman competed...

Community

Kerry Wallace’s latest album, “If We Knew,” features “The Ballad of Bertie Brown,” all about Central Montana’s most famous moonshiner.

Photo courtesy of Kerry Wallace

11/22/2017 - 5:00am
Wyoming singer/songwriter Kerry Wallace never knows where inspiration might hit, nor does she know where it’s going to take her, perhaps even to Central Montana. On her third and latest album, “If We Knew,” Wallace takes a trip to a shack off the...

Opinion

Ryan Russell

11/22/2017 - 5:00am
Junior Ryan Russell was a workhorse for the Roy-Winifred football team this fall. Russell led the Outlaws in rushing throughout the season. He was also a great leader on defense. Although the Outlaws did not make the playoffs this season, it was...

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