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  • Custer's Last Stand canceled for 2015

    November 7, 2014 11:45 PM

    HARDIN - The Custer's Last Stand Reenactment will not be a part of Hardin's Little Big Horn Days next year. The Hardin Chamber of Commerce decided to cancel the annual show. Chamber Vice President Dan Kern says it is time to re-evaluate the production. Kern says with... more »
  • Two Rivers now open for prisoners Play Video

    August 29, 2014 11:32 PM

    HARDIN - A $27 million, 92,273 square foot building on 40 acres has been empty for seven years. But now the Two Rivers Detention Facility is operating with its first inmate. A woman arrived as the first inmate at Two Rivers on August 21. "That's a big... more »
  • Hardin jail to welcome new workers this week

    May 18, 2014 3:43 PM

    HARDIN - After sitting empty for seven years, new employees will start working at the Two Rivers Detention Facility this week, according to Board Chair Jon Matovich. The Two Rivers Authority finalized startup and regular contracts with Emerald Correctional Management, based in Louisiana, on May 6. Matovich said... more »
  • Board confident about Two Rivers Detention Facility

    April 12, 2014 12:11 AM

    The chairman of the board responsible for the Two Rivers Detention Facility, says finding an operator for the $27-million building that has been empty for nearly seven years, is great news. Board chair Jon Matovich Says the Two Rivers Authority will collect a per diem on BIA prisoners from... more »
  • Two Rivers could soon house prisoners

    April 11, 2014 12:51 AM

    After sitting empty for nearly seven years, the Two-Rivers Detention Facility in Hardin could be operating this spring. The $27 million dollar facility was completed in 2007 and has never housed inmates. Emerald Correctional Management, based in Louisiana, will manage the building and focus as a therapeutic community.... more »
  • Commemorative coin may lead to Crow coins in circulation

    June 23, 2013 7:56 PM

    CROW AGENCY, MT Little Big Horn Days in Hardin and Native Days in Crow Agency each remember the history of the Battle of the Little Big Horn. History connects the two separate celebrations this year a Crow coin has brought the two events together. "When people think of the Battle... more »
  • Woman dies in Crash in Big Horn County

    April 21, 2013 12:17 PM

    WYOLA, MT - A Crow Agency woman died in a crash in Big Horn County, late Saturday night. The Montana Highway Patrol says it happened on Secondary Highway 451 near mile marker 30.8, south of Wyola. A 2003 Honda CRV was heading north. The car drifted to the right. The... more »
  • Hardin family fined for poaching

    April 5, 2013 4:53 PM

    BILLINGS - Four members of a Hardin family have been ordered to pay more than $22,000 in fines and restitution after pleading guilty to 18 charges of illegally killing wildlife in two Montana counties and one charge of illegal outfitting. They also and lost hunting, fishing and trapping privileges... more »
  • Rollover crash kills Colorado man near Hardin

    March 16, 2013 11:52 AM

    HARDIN, MT - A man from Colorado died in a one-vehicle rollover in Big Horn County, Saturday morning. The Montana Highway Patrol says a1987 Ford pick-up truck was heading south on Montana Highway 47 at mile marker 15.5 between Custer and Hardin, at 1:40 am. Troopers say the driver fell... more »
  • Woman pleads guilty in death of child

    December 7, 2012 12:18 AM

    COLUMBUS, MT - A Hardin woman plead guilty negligent homicide in the death of a three-year-old boy in August of last year. Lavonna Bird was scheduled to go on trial Monday for the death of Jaren Wayne Blacksmith. Bird enter her plea Thursday in Stillwater County District Court in... more »
  • Rollover accident claims life of Hardin woman

    April 29, 2012 11:25 AM

    HARDIN - A Hardin woman died in a car crash early Sunday morning. According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Secondary Highway 313 at mile marker 22, south of Hardin near St. Xavier, at 3:45 am. Troopers on scene say a woman driving a Kia... more »
  • Two Rivers Authority to give title back to bond holders

    April 7, 2012 7:53 PM

    HARDIN, MT - The Two Rivers Detention Facility in Hardin could soon be under new management. This after years of sitting empty and a failed past that put the facility in the national spotlight. The change involves giving the facility's title over to bond holders who paid 27-million dollars for... more »
  • Recap of prep football Wednesday and a look ahead

    October 20, 2011 12:34 AM

    BILLINGS, MT - The weather has begun to cool down, but the action on the gridiron is just heating up with numerous playoff implications on the line, this week's Gameplan has you covered! CLASS AA GAMES OF THE WEEK WEST (7-1) AT MISSOULA BIG SKY (4-4) FRIDAY -... more »
  • September's final Football Friday set to be a dandy

    September 27, 2011 11:05 PM

    BILLINGS, MT - The month of September holds one more Football Friday for the state of Montana as there is a big AA showdown to get ready for. Daylis is the place where West will host the undefeated Capital Bruins. Also another big week ahead for the Eastern A as... more »
  • Sports Xtra OT: All eyes on the Eastern A

    September 13, 2011 9:47 PM

    BILLINGS - The Eastern A has always been a formidable football conference especially when one considers that Miles City and Billings Central have won 3 of the last 4 state titles. This season it's as strong as ever considering how deep the Eastern A is with quality depth as the... more »
  • Hot Car Death: Child may have been beaten

    August 23, 2011 7:40 PM

    BILLINGS - A 3-year-old boy who died in a hot car may have been beaten just hours before his death. Lavonna Bird is accused of locking the toddler in her SUV as temperatures soared over 90 degrees last week in Hardin. An autopsy determined the boy died from prolonged heat... more »
  • Woman charged in hot car death

    August 22, 2011 5:47 PM

    HARDIN, MT - A 50-year-old Hardin woman was in court Monday in connection with the death of a foster child in her care. Lavonna Bird appeared before Big Horn County Justice of the Peace Janice Heath Monday facing one count of negligent homicide. The Big Horn County Sheriff's... more »
  • Sheriff's office makes arrest for 3-year old's death in Hardin

    August 20, 2011 10:10 PM

    HARDIN, MT - The Big Horn County Sheriff's office says it made an arrest in the death of a three-year old on Wednesday. Saturday, the Sheriff's office said its investigation led to the arrest of a woman for negligent homicide. On Wednesday, deputies responded to 811 2nd Street South in... more »
  • 3-year old dies after being left in car in Hardin

    August 19, 2011 8:53 PM

    HARDIN, MT - The FBI is investigating the death of a three-year-old boy found dead inside a car in Hardin Wednesday evening The Big Horn County Coroner says Jaren Blacksmith of Lodge Grass died from Hyperthermia. FBI Spokesperson Deb Bertram says Blacksmith was in a car in a driveway and... more »
  • High winds turned out the lights

    June 15, 2011 10:50 PM

    A Severe thunderstorm with winds in excess of 60 miles per hour passed just north of Billings Heights tonight. Very little rain was associated with the Severe thunderstorm. But the High winds did meet the Severe thunderstorm criteria of 58 mph and the National Weather service issued the thunderstorm Warning.... more »
  • Hardin man killed when hit by falling tree

    June 6, 2011 7:23 PM

    HARDIN - Big Horn County Coroner Terry Bullis reports that a 37-year old Hardin man was killed Saturday when he was hit by a falling tree. joseph Gasvoda died as he was working to repair an irrigation ditch that had been damaged by recent flooding in the Hardin area. ... more »
  • Interstate 90 closed between Hardin and Lodge Grass

    May 21, 2011 11:36 PM

    BILLINGS - Interstate 90 has been closed between Hardin and Lodge Grass due to high water on the Big Horn River. Any travel between the Billings and Sheridan areas will need go via another route. The interstate closure is expected to last through Saturday night. County officials advise travelers to... more »
  • One woman killed in rollover near Hardin

    December 27, 2010 10:28 AM

    BILLINGS - One woman is dead after a one-vehicle rollover near Hardin. According to Montana Highway Patrol, the suspected 27-year-old male driver of a 2005 Ford Silverado was traveling westbound on Secondary Road 384 at about 8:40 p.m. Monday when he drifted partially off the right side of the... more »
  • Kroy Biermann makes huge play in Falcons victory

    October 10, 2010 6:07 PM

    CLEVELAND - The Falcons have found a new flyer. Defensive end Kroy Biermann's spectacular diving interception and return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter sent the Falcons to a 20-10 win over the gimpy Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Pressuring Browns quarterback Jake Delhomme on a third-and-seven play at the... more »
  • Hardin announces top pick for police chief

    March 1, 2010 7:25 PM

    Hardin, MT - The city of Hardin is moving closer to creating its own police department. On Monday, Mayor Kim Hammond confirmed that the city has selected Larry Reinlasoder, the current Colstrip Police Chief, as the chief of the new department. Hammond says the city received about 28 applications for... more »
  • Hardin detention center will not house Guantanamo prisoners

    December 15, 2009 10:55 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - After several months the town of Hardin spent hoping to fill the Two Rivers Detention Facility in Hardin has officially lost its bid to house prisoners from the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The White House plans to announce Tuesday that the government will acquire... more » is social!