Voices of Montana


November 2021

RURAL MONTANA LIVE: Community Solar Project & D.C. Youth Tour
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Rural Montana Live is the statewide radio show of Rural Montana Magazine, published by the Montana Electric Cooperatives’ Association (MECA). This edition will feature Jonnalea Tatsey, from Glacier Electric Cooperative, discussing a community solar project that supports the schools and the community. Also Josh Jo , ...
MSUB’s 2021 Poll, A Montanan Joins the US Free Ski Team, and an Update on the Maps
9:00 am - 10:00 am
In its 34th year of publication, MSU-Billings has released its annual Mountain States Poll. We’ll talk with poll director Dr. Hope Dewell Gentry about the methods, questions, and results. Montana’s redistricting commission is nearing a Nov. 14 deadline to complete the map that divides the Treasure Sate into two Congres , ...
Fraud Watch Friday: Ho, Ho, Ho…liday Scams – Don’t Let the Fake Santas Get Fat Off You
9:00 am - 10:00 am
November traditionally launches the start of the holiday shopping season, and with it, a potential increase in phishing scams, fake shopping sites, and gift card scams. This year may bring an especially disconcerting rise in “product availability” scams. Don’t let the holiday shopping season turn into , ...
Mini Tow Rope Tour: Lewistown, Great Falls, Helena
9:00 am - 10:00 am
We’ll head back over to central Montana for a little Mini Tow Rope Tour and catch up with a handful of Tow Rope Heroes who continue to serve their communities, featuring: • Brett Nienhuis of Big Fish Boatworks in Lewistown, • Dave Snuggs from Great Falls, with My Neighbor & My Student in Need, and • Bruce Day of He , ...
Plenty Coup Honor Guard in D.C. & How’s the Hunt at Home
9:00 am - 10:00 am
We’ll go live to Washington, D.C., where the Plenty Coups Honor Guard is taking part in ceremonies to honor the 100th Anniversary of Chief Plenty Coups’ prayer at the dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Then we’ll check in with Bob Gibson of Montana’s FWP for an overview of the harvest from the first three w , ...
Live from the Montana Farm Bureau Convention
9:00 am - 10:00 am
What does “Pushing to Keep Our Way of Life” mean to you? How are Montana’s young farmers and ranchers adjusting to the challenges and opportunities in today’s world? Those are some of the issues we’ll be covering with the Montanans who walk them out every day, as we’ll be live at the 102nd annual Montana Farm Bureau Fe , ...
Mini Tow Rope Tour: Shelby, Havre, Malta
9:00 am - 10:00 am
The Tow Rope Tour will revisit it’s May adventures, catching up with folks from Shelby, Havre, and Malta who continue to tug along in service to those in their community. With guests: Holly Hovland, the mayor of Sunburst, to talk about a new community center being built through a grant from Lowe’s. Michael Garrity, own , ...
“Native Hoops: The Rise of American Indian Basketball,” with Author Wade Davies
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Live from the Montana Stockgrowers Convention
9:00 am - 10:00 am
New taxes proposed by the administration are troubling Montana ranchers looking to pass along their operations to the next generation of producers. At the same time, the increased funding for broadband will assist rural America. Other concerns center around herd depredation due to wolves and grizzly bears, both of whic , ...
Are we Improving Rural Health Outcomes?
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Nov. 18 is National Rural Health Day, and Dr. Clint Seger, Regional Chief Medical Officer for Billings Clinic will join us for a broad discussion on rural health, how the pandemic has affected rural medicine, vaccines, and the labor and resource challenges that have long troubled rural heath outcomes. , ...
120th Brawl of the Wild
9:20 am - 10:00 am
Voice of the Griz, Riley Corcoran, and the Bobcat’s Zach Mackey will join us to discuss one of college football’s most storied rivalries. It’s #3 Montana State (9-1, 7-0) and 7th-ranked Montana (8-2, 5-2) squaring off in Missoula to cap a fantastic regular season for both teams, but more importantly, , ...
Tow Rope Tour: Big Timber
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Join us at the Circle T Taproom, (202 East 1st Avenue), as the Tow Rope Tour highlights community supporters in Big Timber. , ...
Tow Rope Tour: Billings
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The 2021 Tow Rope Tour wraps up in Billings at Western Ranch Supply, (7305 Entryway Drive), as we highlight community supporters in southcentral Montana, and then join us live on Facebook as we present the grand prize of a Bad Boy Zero Turn mower. , ...
Job or Jab: Montanans Rally Against the Mandate
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Ski Season Cometh
9:00 am - 10:00 am
The Montana ski season officially kicked off for many ski areas over the weekend. Today we’ll find out what’s new, what favorite events are on the calendars, and how things are shaping up in the winter rec industry across Montana. We’ll be visiting with Big Sky, Whitefish Mountain, and Showdown ski resorts! , ...
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