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Paul’s Take on the Cliven Bundy Controversy

One of the big stories this week has been the conflict between the Bureau of Land Management and Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy.  This morning, a loyal listener named Travis sent an e-mail wondering what Paul thinks about the controversy

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Bacon Is About To Get Very Expensive, Very Fast

If you plan on having a bacon cheeseburger or topping your baked potato with real bacon bits then you'd better bring home the bacon ASAP as the price of bacon is about to go up very quickly.

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“Certified Humane” Natural Meat Commercials Are Unintentionally Funny

This morning as I was working out I saw a commercial for "Certified Humane" natural meats... the kind you might buy at Good Earth Market downtown or at Natural Grocers on 24th Street. The ads promote the humane treatment of farm animals and how animals who are treated humanely are healthier for us to eat.

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Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images
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The Breakfast Flakes New Anti-Bullying Campaign

One of the Flakes biggest "pet" peeves is when east coast animal rights activists complain about something they no absolutely nothing about.  The latest example is a proposed plan to regulate pens for pig farmers

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March Came In Like A Lion… Will It Go Out Like A Lamb?

We've all heard the old saying "in like a lion, out like a lamb". 

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Photo by William Albert Allard/National Geographic/Getty Images
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Paul’s Weekend From Hell

How was your weekend?  If you didn't have a hemorrhoid surgically removed with a grinder, it was better than Paul's.

According to Paul, this may have been the worst weekend of his entire life.  20 degrees below with snow and wind isn't fun for anybody, but it's hell for farmers and ranchers

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Photo by JMN/Cover/Getty Images
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Montana Ranchers Gearing Up for another Winter Storm

If Paul hasn't been his usual, bubbly personality so far this week, you'll have to excuse him.  It's hell week for Montana farmers and ranchers...and the worst is still to come.

Yesterday, Paul saw a forecast for Monday night that called for a low temperature of -36 degrees

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An Evening Out With Dan Mortensen

There was a time not so long ago that my husband Brett and I would party like rock stars with actual rock stars!

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(Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)
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It’s Sugar Beet Processing Time Again In Billings

Sugar beets account for between $70 Million and $100 Million per year of Billings' regional economy. This year however it could be on the lower end of that range as harvests have been so good this year that there is a sugar glut in the U

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Pumpkin Patch Attracts Fall Revelers
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Corn Mazes And Pumpkin Patches Near Billings

"Before you know it it will be time for the great Pumpkin Charlie Brown."  Corn mazes and pumpkin patches are a staple of the Halloween season. Check out our guide to local guide to the corn mazes and pumpkin patches in and around Billings, Montana.

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Large Gourd/Getty Images
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My What A Large Gourd You Have!

You could say this guy is out of his gourd!

Yeah it’s a bad pun, but ya’ gotta have some fun with this story!  There is a guy in northern Montana who has once again recaptured the state's giant pumpkin record! Everyone has to have goal right?

This year Kyle Koschmeder out did everyone else by raising a 1,168-pound gourd in his grandfather's garden in Shelby. Wonder

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Rain, Getty Images
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Can You Help A Farmer Out?

 

Every morning the Farmer gets to pick a song on the show.

This morning he announced that he was going to invoke the power of music to bring moisture to the area. If you recall it was last May that Paul chose a few rain songs and on May 19th, the rain god had heard enough and granted us with some substantial moisture.

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