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Archive for date: April 05, 2021

Attorney General Knudsen Eases Enrollment For Learner’s Permits

Attorney General Austin Knudsen has announced a temporary relief program to clear a driver education backlog and help Montanans who are 15 years old to get their learner’s permit and eventually a driver’s license in a timely fashion. There are an estimated 22,000 Montana students waiting to enroll so they can obtain their learner’s permit.  St...

Montana Red Cross Receives Grant For New Equipment

Fewer bison migrated out of Yellowstone National Park this winter, reducing the hunter harvest to almost 170 animals. Because so few bison were available to hunters this season the park’s staff decided not to capture any for its Bison Conservation Transfer or slaughter programs. This, despite agreeing to a recommended culling quota of 500 to 7...

State Legislature To Decide Where Montana Legalization Of Marijuana Tax Revenue Will Go When It Convenes Tuesday After Easter Break

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Montana’s rate of COVID-19 vaccines given is in the top tier in the nation. Now more pharmacies are coming online to administer doses, which is expected to help in the race to vaccinate all Montanans. When the state legislature reconvenes Tuesday, they’ll continue working on the marij...

Northern News Interviews: Tessa Sawyer

From the Northern News Network, this is Eric Young Throughout the day here at Northern Broadcasting, we get the opportunity to talk to so many great people across the state just to get a few brief comments from them for our Northern News Network newscasts. Due to the time allotted for our broadcasts and the sheer amount of news going on every ...

Average 401K In Montana Sees Increase From 2019

COVID-19 has caused economic uncertainty, straining many Americans financially but also providing an opportunity for many to increase their 401K balances. According to a report from LT Trust detailing the impact on retirement savings in Montana, the average 401K balances saw an increase of 21% from 2019 Montana ranked 45th in balance increases...