North Central Montana News

Beloved Literary Couple Establishes UM Native American Visiting Writer Fund
MISSOULA – Native American voices will enjoy a greater prominence at the University of Montana thanks to a new visiting writer fund established by Lois Welch to honor her late husband, acclaimed author James Welch. UM will use the James and Lois Welch Distinguished Native American Visiting Writer Fund to bring a prominent Native American writer to campus to teach each spring semester. In the futur
It’s Beginning 2 Look A Lot Like Christmas
The Shelby Elks Club will be hosting a real old fashioned Christmas Craft Fair today, Saturday, beginning at 9 this morning & going full tilt until 3 this afternoon. Over in Chester, Our Saviors Lutheran Church will be holding their famous Christmas cookies & lefsa sale in their fellowship hall from noon until 2. Pass m...
Former Astronaut Mae Jemison to Speak Feb. 1 at MSU
BOZEMAN — Montana State University will host former astronaut Mae Jemison for a lecture on Feb. 1, 2022. “An Evening with Mae Jemison: First African American Woman in Space” will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Strand Union Building ballrooms on MSU’s campus. The event is open to t...
FUNDING SECURED TO BOOST STEWARDSHIP OF THREE FORKS OF THE FLATHEAD WILD AND SCENIC RIVER
Flathead Rivers Alliance (FRA) has secured $103,000 in partnership agreements and grants, launching the 2021 River Ambassador Program and setting the stage for 2022. FRA will expand its team by adding a Big Sky Watershed Corps member. Programs and projects in 2022 include expanding the Recreate Responsibly and River Ambassador programs, river recreation monitoring survey pilot program, partnering
NCAT Launches Nation’s First AgriSolar Clearinghouse
New hub will connect businesses, land managers, and researchers with trusted agrisolar resources (BUTTE) - In less than a decade, solar installations are expected to cover more than 3 million acres of the United States, creating a big opportunity to pair solar with agricultural land to produce food, conserve ecosystems, create renewable energy, increase pollinator habitat, and maximize farm revenu
MSU Native American Studies Receives International Accreditation
BOZEMAN – The Montana State University Department of Native American Studies has received accreditation from the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium, making it one of the first Indigenous programs at a mainstream institution to receive the designation. Walter Fleming, ch ...
Havre: Wicked Little City
Tomorrow, Saturday morning on Puffman Sports Trivia, I'll have the actioned packed book, "Honky-Tonk Town: Havre, Montana's Lawless Era," up for grabs at 7:30. From its beginning as Bull Hook railroad siding back in 1887, Havre was a tough, tough town...
It Hurts…
Grief... There'll be a grief support group this Sunday afternoon here in Shelby. Sunday's group will be held over at the First Baptist Church of Shelby, Sunday afternoon at 2:30. For more information, please call 434 5383, or visit: fbcshelbymt...
Shelby Carousel Will Be FREE!!!
FUN by the ton THIIS Saturday out at our Shelby Carousel! The rides will spinning & it's gonna' be great Saturday night from 5 to 8. The fun doesn't stop here either...there'll be plenty of delightful arts & crafts available. The Shelby Carousel becomes funner every weekend!...
MORE Than 30 MT Hospitals/Medical Centers
The American Red Cross of Montana provides blood products to more than 30 of our Montana hospitals & medical centers across the Treasure State. Right here in our Golden Triangle this morning, a blood drive is in progress today over in Cut Bank at the Northern Rockies Medical Center until 3  this afternoon, Thursday. Tomorro...

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