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Montana Public Radio's evening newscasts bring you headlines from across Montana.

Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk plans to retire next March, ending a 44-year career with the National Park Service.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is offering up to $2,000 for information about a grizzly bear shooting death north of Libby.

A home health care worker in Great Falls is charged with threatening a patient with a knife and burning down the house in which they both lived.

Evening Newscast 05-31-18

May 31, 2018

The Montana State Hospital has changed some policies, and plans to increase staffing and improve training.

An agriculture organization that includes Montana farmers said today that the new steel and aluminum tariffs announced by the Trump Administration will take farm operations “to the breaking point.”

Attorney General Tim Fox’s office is cheering a ruling by a federal judge yesterday.

Evening Newscast 05-30-18

May 30, 2018

The Montana Mining Association is asking the state Supreme Court to void a proposed ballot initiative that would require state officials to deny mining permits unless it proposed mines would not require perpetual environmental cleanup.

Top EPA officials were in Butte today to explain details of the proposed Superfund cleanup that was agreed to in January, and get feedback from locals.

Southwestern Montana remains a hot spot for potential flooding.

Evening Newscast 05-29-18

May 29, 2018

Campaign finance reports show Senator Jon Tester's campaign increased its spending on television and internet ads after President Donald Trump targeted him in April.

Nearly 118,000 Montana voters have returned absentee ballots ahead of next week’s primary.

A Missoula judge has dismissed an aggravated burglary charge against a bounty hunter accused of breaking into a house and handcuffing a bail jumper.

Evening Newscast 05-25-18

May 25, 2018

A Montana judge has chastised state environmental regulators over a mine exploration project near Yellowstone National Park.

The state Board of Regents is asking the state for an additional $14.6 million in its next two-year budget so increased costs aren't completely passed on to students.

Glacier National Park opened another section of Going-To-The-Sun Road to car traffic today.

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