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Family Business On the Road
On today's Extension Minute, Teton County Agent Jane Wolery talked about a series of seminars coming in May. Here are the details, from the MSU News Service.
 BOZEMAN - Jim Oakley, an associate professor of marketing at Montana State University’s College of Business, will present “Understanding the F…
Griz Pre-Season Ticket Sales End May 1
MISSOULA, MONTANA (4/24/13) – The University of Montana’s football season ticket holders are reminded that the deadline for UM’s ticket renewal is just a few days away.
 Griz football season ticket holders must pay for their 2013 tickets by Wednesday, May 1 …
It’s Bed Bug Awareness Week
The critter to the left there doesn't look like something you'd want to snuggle up with, but millions of Americans sleep with bed bugs every night.
During this, Bed Bug Awareness Week, the MSU Extension service offers a free MontGuide explaining how to recognize bed bugs and deal with them.…
Northwestern Outdoorsman Joins the K96 Line-Up
John Kruse, host of the Northwestern Outdoorsman, assures me that 5am is not too early for outdoor enthusiasts to be up and tuned in on a Sunday morning, so that's when we're airing his weekly 1-hour program on K96fm. The show highlights hunting, fishing and other recreational activities i…
Sen. Max Baucus Will Retire
U.S. Senator Max Baucus will retire, rather than seek relection, Washington Post columnist Paul Kane is reporting today, quoting Democratic Campaign strategists. Read Kane's report HERE.
Bears
Just a few years ago, this would have been a rare sight, but farmers and ranchers  are seeing more bears roaming the prairie here in the Golden Triangle. Brad Birch spotted these two on April 17, just a couple of miles west of Conrad near the Ron Warwick place.
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Teton County 4-Hers Show How It’s Done
Eleven area 4-H members spent considerable time over the past month learning skills to share with others through the Teton County 4-H Demonstration contest held on Saturday, April 13. Thank you to Teton Co Agent Jane Wolery for sharing these photos:
Drop Everything and Read Today!
I know you have a lot of things to do today, but I'll bet nothing on your to-do list is more fun than curling up with a good book. That's the logic behind "Drop Everything and Read" Day, sponsored by Harper-Collins publishing. Click HERE for a list of books to read with y…
Whoo You Lookin’ At? Owl Cam Goes Live
Bird watchers around the world have a rare opportunity to study the development of a new family of Long-Eared Owls, thanks to a new "owl cam" set up by the Owl Research Institute in Charlo. Researcher Denver Holt tells the Associated Press he has banded over 1700 of the birds and found ove…
Holocaust Survivor to Visit Next Month
Choteau, Fairfield and other area schools are remembering the victims of the Holocaust  by promoting tolerance throughout the schools with a "Hat Day" today to raise funds to help bring Holocaust survivor, author and inspirational speaker Inge Auerbacher to area schools in May.  Students w…
MSU Extension – MontGuides for Better Gardening
On today's Extension Minute, Toole County Agent Joe Parks mentioned several MontGuide publications produced by the MSU Cooperative Extension Service to help you raise a more bountiful home garden this summer. MontGuides are free at your County Extension Service office, or as downloadable pdf&ap…
April 3rd is National Walking Day
On today's Extension Minute, Pondera County Agent Wendy Wedum talked about National Walking Day, which is sponsored by the American Heart Association. Click HERE for the article she mentioned on medicalnet.com.
The American Heart Association also offers a Smartphone app to help you locate walkin…

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