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Rosebud County, MT

Groups appeal state’s decision to allow coal mine expansion near Colstrip

Two environmental groups are hoping history won’t repeat itself. The Montana Environmental Information Center and Sierra Club have challenged a massive expansion of the Westmoreland Coal Mining permit that was approved by the Montana Department of Environmental Quality for Rosebud County. Westmoreland’s coal mining operation there is the sole provider of coal that feeds the Colstrip Power Plant. Owners of the plant are looking to close the plant by the end of 2025.
COLSTRIP, MT
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MT WFO BILLINGS Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

————— SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT. ...A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of northern Rosebud. County through 1045 PM MDT... At 1019 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a severe thunderstorm 15. miles southwest of Hillside, or 35 miles south of Jordan, moving. east at 40 mph. While...
BILLINGS, MT
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Firefighters respond to 10-acre in Graveyard Creek area of Custer County

MILES CITY, Mont. - Custer County Fire has responded to a 10 acre fire in the graveyard creek area on the Rosebud County line. We currently have 2 engines from CCFD , a couple ranch rigs, along with Rosebud County Fire resources and their dozer wrapping the fire. As the fuels begin to dry out we anticipate increase in fire activity in the area. As we approach the 4th of July weekend, please be careful with fireworks.
CUSTER COUNTY, MT
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People asked to avoid St. Labre campus area

ASHLAND, Mont. - People are being asked to avoid the St. Labre campus area Wednesday afternoon. According to the Rosebud County Sheriff's Office, a large police presence is at the campus regarding an incident that occurred on or near the Northern Cheyenne Reservation Tuesday evening. Law enforcement are looking for...
ASHLAND, MT
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The Start to the Week

A few strong to severe thunderstorms are possible in far southeast Montana Monday afternoon, mainly east of Rosebud County, where large hail, damaging winds, and locally heavy rain will be possible. Then Tuesday and Wednesday you can expect more sunshine and drier conditions as temperatures start to climb back into the mid 70s and 80s.
ROSEBUD COUNTY, MT
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MT WFO BILLINGS Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO BILLINGS Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Saturday, June 18, 2022. ...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in. Yellowstone River at Forsyth affecting Rosebud and Treasure. Counties. .Flood waters continue to move down the Yellowstone River east of. Billings where they crested Wednesday night. Minor flooding should.
BILLINGS, MT
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MT WFO BILLINGS Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

————— SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT. ...A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of central Rosebud. County through 530 PM MDT... At 503 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near. Colstrip, moving east at 45 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 50 mph and penny size hail.
BILLINGS, MT
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One in custody after reported stabbing on Highway 39

COLSTRIP, Mont. - One person is in custody after a reported stabbing on Highway 39 Wednesday. The Rosebud County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to the stabbing around mile marker 33 along with the Colstrip Police Department, Montana Highway Patrol, Motor Carrier Services and Rosebud County Ambulance. A man...
COLSTRIP, MT
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