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You won’t have to travel far to visit Montana’s best library. That’s because the Sidney-Richland County Library is it. The library was recently named Library of the Year by the Montana Library Association. In a recent Facebook photo, you could tell how excited library staff and its director, Kelly Reisig are about the accomplishment.

TOWNSEND, Montana — Most Montanans assume when they dial 9-1-1, there’ll be someone who answers on the other end. They’re equally sure if they’re calling because of a medical emergency, an ambulance and a paramedics are just moments away. But ambulances and emergency medical technicians aren’t a guarantee – as much as people might suppose. […]

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The same wastewater surveillance techniques that have emerged as a critical tool in early detection of COVID-19 outbreaks are being adapted for use in monitoring the startling spread of monkeypox across the San Francisco Bay Area and some other U.S. communities. Before the COVID pandemic, wastewater sludge was thought to hold promise as an early […]

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BUTTE, Mont. - It's well-known that no place in the country celebrates its Irish heritage quite like the Mining City. But St. Patrick's Day isn't the only time of year that you can find Uptown painted shamrock green.