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Archive for date: July 29, 2021

Motocycle Fatalities Increase In Montana And Across The Country

For motorcycle riders America’s roads have never been more deadly. That’s not an exaggeration. There were 5,458 motorcycle fatalities in 2020. That’s not just a 9% increase from 2019 but it’s also the highest number of motorcycle fatalities ever recorded. Montana has one of the highest rates of alcohol related motorcycle fatalities with 23 in ...

New MDA Program To Address Ag Producers’ Mental Health

The Montana Department of Agriculture has announced a new comprehensive program aimed at alleviating stress for Montana farmers and ranchers. Department of Ag Acting Director Christy Clark explains what this new program will provide that wasn’t available before.  

Montana Highway Patrol Seeking New Recruits

The Highway Patrol is always looking for people who want to work in law enforcement in Montana. Attorney General Austin Knudsen says it’s been tough to place some troopers in some areas due to housing costs but they keep on coming and he believes he knows one reason why.

Small Business Administration Announce PPP Loan Forgiveness

The Small Business Administration is launching a streamlined application portal to allow borrowers with Paycheck Protection Program loans of $150,000 or less through participating lenders to apply for forgiveness directly through the SBA. This will simplify forgiveness for Montana small businesses including many sole proprietors who used PPP f...

Montana Representatives Push USDA For Additional Relief

Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester along with Congressman Matt Rosendale continue to urge U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to provide additional drought relief for Montana agricultural producers in counties that have not yet received any. Senator Daines re-emphasized these needs in an audio recording. https://northernbroa...