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“Hell or High Water” – The Stampede Begins in Calgary

Two weeks ago, downtown Calgary, including the Stampede Grounds, was under several feet of water. Mayor Naheed Nenshi promised rodeo fans that the city would be ready for the scheduled opening of the 101st Calgary Stampede on July 5

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Holocaust Survivor to Speak in Choteau, Fairfield, Shelby

Holocaust survivor and author Inge Auerbacher, will be talking about her experiences as a young child imprisioned in Nazi concentration camps and her family’s struggle to survive the holocaust and build a new life in America

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Recycling Opportunities in Toole County

On today's Extension Minute, Toole County Agent Alice Burchak talked about recycling opportunities in Shelby. Here are the locations she mentioned:

Shelby Recycling Site, located at the north end of the viaduct, accepts newspaper, office paper, magazines cardboard, aluminum and tin cans.

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Rimrock Wind Farm Goes Online

The following is a news release from NaturEner:
San Francisco, California – January 9, 2013NaturEner is pleased to announce the commencement of Commercial Operations of its Rim Rock Wind Farm near Kevin, Montana as of December 28th, 2012.  This tremendous achiev

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Today in History: Common Sense Goes Viral

It's been called "the first viral mass communications event in American history." It was on January 10, 1776 that Thomas Paine published his pamphlet Common Sense, laying out his argument for American independence from British rule. I don't

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Governor’s Humanities Awards Recipients Announced

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(Missoula)  Seven Montanans will be recognized during the Governor’s Humanities Awards Ceremony on February 21, 2013 at 3 pm at the Montana Historical Society, Helena. Governor Steve Bullock will officiate. Honorees ar

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Wish You Were Here…..

This iconic view of St Mary Lake is one of the 91 vintage Montana postcards in the collection of the Boston Public Library. Here are a few of the postcards from our area. Click HERE to view the entire collection on flickr.com .

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She’s The Dean Of Writers

She's Debra Dean, bestselling author of "The Madonnas of Leningrad" I'm not sure what this one's about, perhaps some Russian Madonna-type women! Ms. Dean has just released a breathtaking novel of love, madness & devotion set in 18th century Russia..."

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Rounding 3rd & Heading Toward Home

We are about two thirds of the way through our book at the Tuesday evening Montana History at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. Today's Tuesday & I'll be heading toward the Heritage at 6 tonight for more Montana History reading. As

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Set Sail For Puffman Trivia

I've got a great new hardback from HarperCollins, set for national release tomorrow, Tuesday that I'll be giving away this afternoon on the Puffman Show. Be the 1st caller in with the correct answer to my Puffman Musical Trivia question at 4:30 today & win "Zumwalt-The Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr". Pr

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Randy Was Pretty Handy

Randy Gramm was my "Sports" Trivia Winner this morning (Saturday) on the Puffman Show. Randy was the 1st caller with the correct answer of "Don Larsen". October 8th, back in 1965, Larsen pitched the only perfect game in a World Series to date as the New York Yankees beat the Brooklyn Dodgers in Game 5, 2-0

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Let’s Boogie To Butte

I thoroughly enjoy living here in our Golden Triangle. Life here on the Hi-Line seems "just right". I do think that when asked to name Montana's most colorful city, I'd have to say that the old mining city, Butte, takes that honor

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