Governor Gianforte recently signed the following bills that will be transmitted to the Secretary of State this afternoon.

Jennifer Saunders and Debby Olson with Weir Family Warrior Fundraiser was recently in the studio to give the details on the fundraiser.   

Kim Haynes with Council on Aging was recently in the studio to discuss the changes in their schedules and slowly getting back to normal.   

2021 Legistlative Update

City Manager Holly Phelps was recently in the studio to give an overview of the most recent city commission meeting:

Superintendent Thom Peck gives the details of the bond proposal that was discussed at the school board meeting on Monday evening

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has offered internships to college students for 30 years. Opportunities in 2021 can be found on our FWP website at:  https://fwp.mt.gov/aboutfwp/employment; click on “Internships.”

While Governor Gianforte has announced to lift the State Mask Mandate on Friday, February 12th, the Lewistown Public Schools would like to make it very clear that masks will still be required in all LPS buildings and at all school events. This decision is made in accordance with the most recent Montana Department of Health and Human Services contact tracing and quarantining guidelines specific to public schools: 

The Montana Grain Growers Association (MGGA) and the Montana Grains Foundation (MGF) will each offer scholarships to be used for the 2021-2022 school year.

Mid-Rivers Communications is offering $46,000 in scholarship funds for Eastern and Central Montana students.

Unions brace for attacks from Montana Legislature.Eric Tegethoffgives the details.

Montana measure would halt same-day voter registration.  Eric Tegethoff gives the details:

Superintendent Thom Peck was recently in the studio to give the details of the special school board meeting that was held on Dec 21.

City Manager, Holly Phelps talked to KXLO Radio about what's happening in Lewistown.  Phelps has this information on the CMR property.

Mary Baumstark with the Lewistown Art Center recently called into the studio to give the details on the Moonlight Sculpture walk this Saturday evening.

HUD designated Snowy Mountain Development Corporation as an Envision Center. HUD regional administrator Evelyn Lim explains the many opportunities to the community:

HELENA – The Montana Department of Labor & Industry (DLI) today was informed in a call with the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that FEMA will not approve funding for the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program beyond Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefit week ending September 5.

LEWISTOWN - The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) and the Central Montana Health District announced today a Montana Mental Health Nursing Care Center (NCC) patient has died due to COVID-19 related illness.

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Governor Bullock recently held a press conference regarding the unemployment funding. He gives more details. 

Gov. Bullock announced a mask mandate on July 15, 2020 for counties with 4 or more active COVID-19 cases.

Jennifer Saunders was recently on KXLO Live. She is excited about the Chokecherry Jam on September 11. She gives the details.

Men Surviving Cancer, a Central Montana support group, will suspend its monthly meetings until September.

KXLO Radio is proud to bring you the Montana Congressional Candidate debate this Thursday evening.