Category Archives: Montana

The Latest: India’s downward trend in new cases continues

Experts have urged extra caution at dining and drinking parties and workplaces. According to health ministry data, nearly half of the new cases were in their 20s and 30s. EL PASO, Texas — El Paso County officials ordered a two-week shutdown of non-essential activities Thursday after the area’s medical resources were overwhelmed by the illness… Read More »

Heisman Trophy candidate Trevor Lawrence to miss game due to COVID-19

Trevor Lawrence, No. 1-ranked Clemson’s Heisman Trophy candidate, will miss Saturday’s game against Boston College after testing positive for COVID-19, Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney confirmed late Thursday. The Clemson quarterback has already thrown for 17 touchdowns and 1,833 yards in five games, helping Clemson to the No. 1 ranking in the nation, according to… Read More »

NorthWestern abandons Colstrip bid | Montana Free Press

NorthWestern Energy said Thursday it is withdrawing a bid to purchase an expanded share in the Colstrip coal power plant from Washington-based Puget Sound Energy, blaming the Washington state government and the Montana Public Service Commission for failing to support the acquisition. “It is disappointing that policies enacted by the Washington legislature are controlling Montana’s… Read More »

The Latest: Trump meets troops involved in al-Baghdadi raid

Trump held a rally on Thursday in Tampa, Florida. First lady Melania Trump is making her first joint campaign appearance of the year with her husband. Mrs. Trump warmed up the large crowd outside Raymond James Stadium in Tampa for President Donald Trump. She used her few minutes in the spotlight to echo her husband’s… Read More »

Michigan tightens social gathering limits after virus spike

“The heart of our effort to beat COVID will be in the hearts and minds of individual Michiganders… choosing to protect human life and to act on the science,” he told reporters in a virtual news conference. The focus of the order, he said, is to reduce the size of non-residential indoor gatherings at places… Read More »