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(YCDF photo) Nicholas James Imhoff faces a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 10 years.

09/17/2020 - 8:25am
A Florida man arrested in March with 78 pounds of methamphetamine on I-90 near Columbus has pleaded guilty in federal court. It is the largest meth seizure ever made in Montana on a traffic stop. Nicholas James Imhoff, a 30-year-old from Cape Coral...

SPORTS

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09/17/2020 - 12:00am
Under our current situation, masks are required on every patron inside school facilities. Some confusion has happened, and this brief is to clear that up so everyone can enjoy the students participating. Whether you’re inside or outside masks need...

Opinions

08/20/2020 - 12:00am
I attended the Aug. 11 Columbus School Board meeting to voice my support for our public health officials and their recommendations for re-opening school. It was hardly surprising that a mandate requiring students to wear masks drew the most ire....

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(Courtesy photo) Rev. Robert K. Leaverton

09/17/2020 - 12:00am
Forgiveness is the primary point of the Gospel lesson for Sept. 13. (Matthew 18, verses 21-35) As followers of Jesus this is our calling, this is how we are to behave towards each other. It is a major tenet of Christianity. God offered forgiveness;...

OBITUARIES

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(Courtesy photo) Lester Hoagland

09/17/2020 - 12:00am
Lester Lee Hoagland, 73, formerly of Rapelje, Mont., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at Billings Clinic Hospital. Lester was born May 2, 1947, in Billings, Mont., to James and Marjorie (Zeigler) Hoagland. He was raised north of Rapelje and...