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Fergus County

Governor Gianforte Accepting Applications For Judicial District Vacancy

Mike McGrath the Chief Justice of the Montana Supreme Court has notified Governor Greg Gianforte there is a vacancy in the Tenth Judicial District of Fergus, Judith Basin, and Petroleum Counties. Applications are now being accepted from and nominations of any lawyer in good standing who has the qualifications set forth by law for holding the p...

Denton Devastated By Late-Season Wildfire

A late-season wildfire ripped through Denton burning 24 homes and four grain elevators and officials assessed the damage Thursday while crews continued to fight the West Wind Fire in Judith Basin and Fergus counties. Governor Greg Gianforte will receive an incident command briefing this morning at 11 and will also meet with local residents. Fe...

Denton Evacuated Due To Wildfire

The town of Denton in Fergus County has been ordered to evacuate due to an ongoing wildfire. The West Wind Fire began Tuesday and has quickly spread due to powerful wind gusts of up to 70 miles per hour. No one has yet been injured as a result of the fire, though Route 81 is currently closed due to a section of the railroad bridge catching fir...

Lewistown Health Center To Expand Services

After sitting mostly vacant since the early 1990s, the historic Crowley Block building in the heart of downtown Lewistown will see new life and contribute to the health of Fergus County. Northern News Network’s Eric Young has details.