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Tester: Tariffs Hurting Montana Farmers and Ranchers, Forcing Tough Choices

BY MARTIN KIDSTON/ Missoula Current  Sen. Jon Tester cautioned Tuesday that tariffs imposed by the Trump administration could have negative effects on Montana agriculture, as well as other businesses in the state, possibly reversing generational efforts to access outside markets. In a media call, Tester said Montana’s farmers and ranchers are being used in a trade war they didn’t ask for and…

From California to Montana: Mikuski Rides to a Rodeo Scholarship

  Three years ago Kylie Mikuski left southern California and moved to Havre to be a rodeo competitor. She moved from a small town located in the border county of Imperial to a western town with a French name just a hop and a skip south of Canada, near the other border.   Her hard work has paid off. All those…

The 2018 Fair Finishes Strong and Fast

  It was a hot start and a fast finish to the 2018 Great Northern Fair. A new event, the Indian Relay Races, drew a capacity crowd Sunday, finishing out the fair strong.  The teams consisted of a rider, a mugger, two holders and three horses. In an Indian Relay race, the goal is to ride all three horses around the…

Meth and Probation; Old, Young and in-Between Run for Office; Stalled City Projects; and the Fair: A Herald Weekly Recap

Catch Up on the Week’s Stories     The week started out with a story about a local man who was sentenced to probation for leading police on a chase that ended with a crash and a vehicle search that yielded 17 grams of meth. The story drew the ire of many readers, outraged over Makray L. Demontiney’s sentence.  …

Fairgoers Who Park at Mall Risk Being Towed

E-1 Towing and mall management are warning fairgoers not to park at the Holiday Village Mall or they risk having their vehicles towed. The hope is that no one has their vehicle towed. “We don’t want to tow people,” E-1 Towing & Auto Repair co-owner Kenneth Erickson said. “We’re doing everything in our power to discourage people from parking there and…

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