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Moving On Up
Or in this case, moving on down...depending on what direction you're coming from! "Recycle Shelby" has moved to their new location thanks to a partnership with the Montana Department of Transportation. The Shelby Recycling Association has moved the recycling center to the form…
Not That I’m So Smart
Legendary broadcaster Bob Norris is back in town and he'll be joining me (I'm the Puffman!) LIVE in the studio this afternoon (Friday) on the Puffman Show. Bob blew into town to help celebrate my 14 year anniversary with KSEN/K 96 Radio this month...
Dollars & Uncommon Sense
That's the name of a new book written by an Army veteran and Certified Financial Planner. He's Steve Repak, CFP and the subtitle of Repak's book is "Basic Training For Your Money". This Army vet has quite a story to tell. After serving 12 years in the Army, he left the service with $32,000…
Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare – More to Come
The Supreme Court has upheld President Obama's health care overhaul.
The court Thursday ruled as constitutional the so-called individual  mandate requiring most Americans to obtain health insurance starting in  2014.
The ruling is a victory for the president, ensuring for now that his s…
Blackfeet Tribal Business Council Election Results
Browning District 1:
Earl Old Person Sr., the 82-year-old Chief of the Blackfeet Nation 1,859
Dorothy M. Still Smoking 1,218
Seville District Position #7
William "Bill" Old Chief 1876
Sampson "Sam" Bird III 1,194.
Old Agency District Position #9
Cheryl Lynn "Kat…
Montana ban on Corporate Political Spending Overturned
The Supreme Court reaffirmed on Monday the right of corporations to make independent  political expenditures, summarily overturning a 100-year-old Montana  state law that barred companies from such political activity.
The  justices ruled in an unsigned opinion that Montana's law was in conflict  with…
Last Night At The Heritage
I'm happy to say that we're well into chapter 10 of the book we're currently enjoying up at the Marias Heritage Center Tuesday evenings reading Montana History. What a story of the old Montana west, woman doctors, and strong headed men! "Pioneer Doctor" gets more exc…
Puffman’s Ag Watch
I received a report this morning that the custom cutter guys are basking in the 106 degree heat out in Kansas. They finished some wheat at Sharon Springs and it averaged 40 bushels (dry land) with 63-64 test-weight. Yesterday (Tuesday), the mercury hit 104 degrees, today it's back down into the…
A Walk In The Park
Tomorrow, Saturday, marks the day for the 6th annual Beautiful Minds Walk down in Great Falls and the weather looks PERFECT! This walk raises awareness about recovery from mental illness while raising funds for the Center for Mental Health clients to attend conferences, purchase equipment, go on gro…
he President Has Been Abducted
That's the subject of a new novel I'm perusing by author Timothy J. Korzep. Korzep, in his working life, found himself surrounded by fund managers, market strategists, and analysts, spending time in Paris, Milan, London, and Hong Kong. In his latest offering, the president is among the mem…
She’s A Grand Old Flag
Tomorrow, Thursday, is Flag Day and the Cut Bank Elks Lodge will be putting on their Flag Day service at Cut Bank City Park at high noon tomorrow. This presentation commemorates the birth of the American flag with examples of the evolution of the flag beginning with the Pine Tree flag adapted by the…
I’m On My Way To The Heritage
No, no, I'm not moving in...yet! Today is Tuesday already this morning I'm looking forward to reading more Montana History this evening at 6 at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. As I mentioned in a previous Puffman Blog, our Tuesday evening reading group is enjoying the true life …

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