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  • Warren Williamson of the Tribute to Fallen Soldiers The Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Motorcycle Riders arrived in Billings at American Legion Post 4 last night . This is one of many stops on their way from Washington state to Arlington National Cemetery.
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Local News

An Ohio college football player kicked his way onto a full ride scholarship. Bowling Green State University sophomore Jake Suder was set to play this upcoming football season without a scholarship. Head coach Mike Jinks said he could earn one if he made a 53-yard field goal. Suder drilled it through the uprights, earning a full ride scholarship for the rest of his time at school. In 2016, Suder was the team's primary kicker, making 9-of-12 field goal attempts and 35-of-38 extra points.
"Crow tradition and our family is all we got," said event organizer Seth Whiteclay. 
As students embark on their next school year, questions are finally being answered as to why former assistant principal Sarah Sheldon stepped down unexpectedly last December.
Reports of several cases of canine illnesses with similar symptoms to canine influenza spread through Montana causing pet owners to be alarmed. 
Governor Steve Bullock today announced Montana’s unemployment rate remained at 3.9% in July. The U.S. unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percentage point to 4.3% after a slight uptick last month.
A traveling Vietnam Memorial exhibit is on display at Will James Middle School now through Sunday.
CEO of Big Sky Science Education Enhancement, Henry Lafever decided to jump on the solar eclipse glasses early.


WSJ Business

Uber’s former chief executive said Benchmark Capital is engaged in a personal attack that threatens to further damage the company and called for the legal dispute to be settled in arbitration.
Warren Buffett’s battle for control of a Texas power company took a turn as a new mystery bidder emerged to challenge Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s $9 billion offer.
Glenview Capital Management, the largest institutional shareholder in Tenet Healthcare, said in a securities filing it could push for a sale of the hospital company or new leadership.
Walt Disney Co.’s decision this month to stream its own movies and shows marks Hollywood’s latest—and biggest—attempt to wean itself from Netflix Inc.

Montana News

ESPN Sports

2017 fantasy football top-200 PPR rankings
Players to pick or pass on in your 2017 fantasy football draft
Fantasy Football 2017: Sign up
Dodgers acquire OF Granderson from Mets
Bennett: Protest moment with Britt 'special'
Seahawks' Walsh: Ex-teammates taunted me
Sources: Steelers thought Bell deal was done
Smithsonian exhibit to have Kaepernick items

Ag News

If corn and soybean conditions prove less robust than USDA projected in early August, it might suggest the marketplace has seen the largest grain production numbers of the year, says Jerry Gulke of the Gulke Group.
Deal connects the 2nd biggest retailer with global grain company.
While scientific rigor may be lacking, there is a popular belief that a full moon brings out irrational behavior in humans. While the full moon in August 2017 was back on the 7th, it sure seems like the crazy behavior has increased during the waning phase, if you watch the news! We adhere to the bel [...]
The North Dakota Department of Agriculture looking for trucking donations to move hay for their hay lottery.
Given the current farm economy, the ethanol industry could be ripe for consolidation.