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Strong to severe thunderstorms passing through the region produced strong winds, heavy rain, and large hail.
The Montana Department of Transportation is asking for your input on developing the state's first bicycle and pedestrian plan.
Cowboys Restaurant and Bar sits on the bank of the Yellowstone River. 
A former chemist of the Billings Water Treatment Plant laboratory is being accused of contaminating water samples conducted by another worker in 2015. 
The city of Laurel declared a state of emergency for flooding effective immediately.  
A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump violates the First Amendment by blocking critics on Twitter for political speech. 
A local gun range brings state of the art technology to Billings in an effort to help better train those new to firearms and even seasoned veterans. 
Bad breath and bleeding gums are warning signs of a possibly unhealthy mouth.
Now that winter is over, many animals have come out of hibernation - including bears.
At approximately 1 P.M. today, first responders were called to mile marker 20 on Milligan Rd. near the Smith River. The initial investigation shows 3 men, who have not been identified were on the Smith River with 2 boats.   The 2-man boat rounded a corner on the river and struck a large rock which caused the boat to capsize.  One of the men was able to swim to shore and is in good condition. The other man who was in the boat was not...
A nurse files suit in federal court after claiming she was fired from her job after reporting a sexual assault. 
According to Charter's Senior Director Communications of the Northwest Region, Bret Picciolo, the call center in Billings will no longer be handling video repair calls and employees in that specific function were affected by today's decision.

News

WSJ Business

Comcast is escalating its threat to disrupt Walt Disney’s megadeal to buy the bulk of 21st Century Fox’s assets, a potential move that could reshape the power structure in the entertainment industry.
As Uber Technologies Inc. makes preparations for a possible initial public offering next year, the ride-hailing company is showing it can deliver soaring sales growth like a younger startup.
General Electric CEO John Flannery warned investors that the company’s big power business faces years of pressure and reminded them that major changes at the conglomerate will take some time.
The recent high-profile exits of a handful of women leaders—including Campbell Soup’s Denise Morrison last week and Mattel’s Margo Georgiadis in April—have drawn attention to the slim number of women at the top.

Montana News

Military News

Honorably discharged veterans of all eras can now apply for a new veterans ID card, officials with the VA said.
The cost of having a baby will likely not change in 2018 for most active-duty Tricare Standard and Guard and Reserve users.
Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt relieved Lt. Col. Jason Heard of overseeing the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron.
Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky began receiving the new XM17 MHS on Monday.

Ag News

Machinery Pete reports on sale prices from the online dealer inventory reduction auction today (May 23, 2018) in Cameron, MO for Early Tractor, Inc. Late model CaseIH tractors plus more. Sale by the Steffes Group
Cattle surge higher
Livestock haulers may get some relief from transportation rules if a bill proposed by a bipartisan group of Senators moves forward in Congress.
A recent study says pesticide levels in organically grown foods is equal to conventionally grown foods. Yes, consumers are paying more for organic foods that still use pesticides. But that won't change their minds.
U.S. and Mexican senior officials are meeting in Washington this week in an effort to break an impasse over auto-production rules in an updated NAFTA.​