Musselshell County, MT

Musselshell County,

Commissioners June 4th, 2021 Agenda

Chip Seal on Old Divide Road. Training opportunities for employees. Historic Tourism Grant/MT Dept of Commerce next Fall. 10:00 Helen Hougen/Elected Official Compensation Board. 10:30 Sheriff Lesnik. Impound Building/Coal Board Grant. 11:00 DES & FIRE WARDEN. 11:30 Treasurer Hetrick. 11:45 County Agent Solf. Capital Improvement Plan. 12:00 LUNCH. 1:00 CFO...
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Musselshell County,

Salary Compensation Board Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Salary Compensation Board will be meeting on June 11th at 5:00 p.m. in the Commissioner’s office at the Musselshell County Courthouse. The meeting is for the purpose of discussing fiscal year 2022 raises for Musselshell County Elected officials. County Commissioners.
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Billings, MTKULR8

New information about deadly standoff suspect comes to light

BILLINGS - Musselshell County Attorney Kevin Peterson is sharing some background information about Michael McClure, the deceased suspect at the center of an eight-hour standoff in a Billings neighborhood on April 23rd. In a public letter, Peterson explained the sequence of legal circumstances that led to McClure's release from custody...
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Musselshell County, MTKULR8

Prior offenses don't keep suspects in jail

MONTANA - In the last few weeks across the state, there have been several SWAT standoffs involving suspects with prior offenses. We talked with prosecutors in Musselshell County about why some of those suspects did not get locked up immediately; A lot of it has to do with the bail bond system.
Montana StateSidney Herald

Low-Interest Loans Available for Montana Producers Affected by Natural Disasters

Montana agricultural producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) physical loss loans. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers these low-interest loans to agricultural producers in Musselshell County who incurred losses caused by a wildfire that occurred Jan. 13 to Jan. 18, 2021. Approval is limited to applicants who suffered severe physical losses only, including the loss of buildings and livestock. Applications are due by Nov. 1, 2021.
Montana StateIndependent Record

2020 wildfire season caused most structure loss in Montana since 2012

Heading into September, major wildfires in Montana had destroyed 13 structures. That changed early in the month when high winds whipped a series of fires that burned 153 structures, including a combined 116 structures destroyed by the Bridger Foothills fire in Gallatin County and the Bobcat fire in Musselshell County.
Musselshell County,

Public Notice

The Board of County Commissioners of Musselshell County, Montana, hereby resolve to increase several expenditure budgets lines on the FY 2019-2020 budget. The expenditures budgets are being increased for the purpose of paying for unanticipated expenditures. The funds involved have sufficient cash reserves to cover this budget amendment. Public comment can be heard at 2:30 p.m. on February 5th and 12th.
Musselshell County, MTSidney Herald

Musselshell County fire at 100% containment

Firefighters have completely contained a wind-driven fire that began burning Wednesday in Musselshell County and destroyed several buildings and one house. The "Porcupine fire," initially dubbed the North Delphia fire, broke out Wednesday afternoon under severe wind conditions roughly 15 miles northeast of Roundup. By Thursday morning the fire was estimated to be about 1,000 acres, or about 1.56 square miles in size.
Musselshell County, MTBillings Gazette

Multiple structures lost in wind-driven Musselshell County fire

A wind-driven fire in Musselshell County that began burning Wednesday afternoon has destroyed three primary structures and five outbuildings, according to Musselshell County Sheriff Shawn Lesnik. The North Delphia fire was estimated Thursday morning to be 1,000 acres or about 1.56 square miles in size. "Crews battled horrendous winds overnight...
Musselshell County, MTKULR8

Three primary residences lost in fire near North Delphia Road

UPDATE: JAN. 14 AT 1:14 P.M. In an update Thursday, Musselshell County DES is reporting the loss of three primary residences and several secondary structures. Crews worked overnight to save what structures they could, and crews are on scene as of the writing of this update and are continuing to fight what is left of the fire.