The Fergus County Port Authority meets on the second Wednesday of every month. Vice-Chair Dave Byerly stopped by KXLO Live this past Thursday, and talked about among other things what is the purpose of the Port Authority.

This past Monday night the Lewistown School Board met for their August meeting and passed the new budget for the upcoming school year. Superintendent Thom Peck stopped by KXLO Live this week and gave us in greater detail how the budget compared to last years.

Central Montana Head Start is getting ready for another school year. Lewistown Center Director Amy Ryan says school is about to start and they do have some open slots still available.

Calling all former Fergus High School Cheerleaders, Eaglettes, Stuntmen, and Mascots!  The Fergus High Cheer Team invites alumni members to perform with them during half-time of the September 20th Fergus Football Game.  This is a fun opportunity to perform again with former teammates, all while supporting a great cause.  Proceeds from the event will be used to establish a college scholarship fund for Cheer Team members!

The Fergus County Fair Board will meet for their August meeting Tuesday.

The Fergus County Office of Emergency Management and Disaster welcomed it’s newest member last week.

The Central Montana Medical Center Governing Board of Directors has announced they are accepting applications and nominations for a three-year Board of Director’s term from Oct. 2019-Sept. 2022.

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials say the state’s unemployment rate reached a new 10-year low of 3.4% last month.

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Hundreds of people are reporting that they felt a light earthquake in southwestern Montana.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.2-magnitude quake struck Thursday evening with its epicenter just outside of Manhattan.

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. health officials have approved Montana’s plan to create a reinsurance pool that aims to help lower individual health insurance premium costs, state officials said Friday.

The Fergus County Office of Emergency Management wants Fergus County residents know that a burn ban still is in effect for the entire county. Fergus County Emergency Manager Ben Philips explains the reason for the continued ban.

The Chokecherry Festival is right around the corner and that means the Chokecherry Jam is also on the way. Jennifer Saunders stopped by KXLO Live to tell us about this year’s event.

NEW YORK, August 14, 2019 – Inc. magazine today revealed that The Advocates is No. 4295 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

Lewistown, Mont. (August 12, 2019) – The Central Montana Medical Center (CMMC) Governing Board of Directors has announced that it is accepting applications and/or nominations for a three-year Board of Director’s term from October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2022.  

The Lewistown Airport board met for their August meeting this past Wednesday. Board Chairman Dr. Steve Mosby talks about the highlights of the meeting.

The United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) and Montana Office of Public Instruction are pleased to announce that Montana high school juniors and seniors are eligible for a $10,000 college scholarship and all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C to tour our nation’s Capital and visit with leaders from all branches of the federal government.

The Lewistown Art Center is gearing up for lots of activities for the month of August. Art Center Director Mary Baumstark explains about a fun activity for the youth of the area.

The Department of Public Health and Human Services wants to honor Montana Centenarians during the 51st annual Governor’s Conference on Aging September 24 - 26, 2019 in Billings. 

CMMC recognized on Becker's Healthcare list as one of 67 critical access hospitals to know in 2019.

LEWISTOWN, Mont. – A resource management plan (RMP) for central Montana is drawing the ire of conservation groups and former public lands officials, calling it a sell-off to the oil and gas industry. 

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A convicted sex offender is the first man charged with rape under a Montana Department of Justice initiative to analyze about 1,200 previously untested sexual assault evidence kits held by local law enforcement agencies, the DOJ said Thursday.

The Lewistown City Commission meets next Monday night for their first meeting of August. City Manager Holly Phelps recently stopped by the KXLO-Rock 95 studios and we asked her about the project around G and H streets that is currently taking place.

The Red Ants Pants Festival gets underway this weekend in White Sulphur Springs. One of the headliners of this year’s gathering is very familiar to central Montana as Suzy Bogguss takes the stage this Saturday night. Suzy called into KXLO Live last week and talked about her long time love for the state of Montana.

Judith Peak Rehab is introducing an injury prevention and jump training program in central Montana. Vanessa Moen explains a little bit about the program.