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Montana Treasure: Butte's Dish-ability food truck

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A small Butte business is helping make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities, one taco at a time. The Dish-ability food truck is this week's Montana Treasure.

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Montana Treasure: Fish and WIldlife K9s

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This week's Montana Treasure is a salute to the dedicated four-legged friends who help out Montana's game wardens. More>>

Montana Treasure: Tons of taffy at Philipsburg's Sweet Palace

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Each morning at 7:00 a.m. the owners of the Sweet Palace starts their day by making taffy from scratch, and every year this magical utopia pumps out more than 17 tons of taffy. 

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Our State Capitol, a true Montana Treasure

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The Montana State Capitol is best known for the laws and legislators that lay the foundation for our state. In this Montana Treasure, our Bliss Zechman tells us about the great impact of structure and art within.

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Montana Treasure: Art at the State Capitol Building

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Montana Treasure: Woman devoted to helping homeless veterans

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"The Grace Home has given me a place where I can heal," resident Edward Aguasanta said. "Where I can actually transition from where I was in life as far as coming home from war." 

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Montana Treasure: Drummond art museum attracts visitors from around the world

The Ohrmann family posing in front of the steel mammoth The Ohrmann family posing in front of the steel mammoth
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Driving southbound on Highway One, the view is beautiful. The drive features mountains, animals and lots of farmland - and a giant woolly mammoth made out of steel. It's one of the signature pieces at the world-renowned Ohrmann Museum in Drummond.

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Montana Treasure: Two Special Olympians bond over a rare syndrome

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Imagine being told your child is one of just six in the nation with a rare genetic disorder. You'd probably feel alone, confused, and disoriented.

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Montana Treasure: Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament

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As if being a rock star isn't enough, Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament is also helping to improve the lives of Montana's youth one ollie-- pop shoveit-- and kickflip at a time. 

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Montana Treasure: Nurse still makes house calls

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For the last 30 years, one Great Falls nurse practitioner has been going above and beyond to make sure every patient is cared for, even those who are bedridden or locked up.

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Montana Treasure: Hundreds get free clothes at back-to-school drive

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The average American family spends about $700 every year on back-to-school supplies. The biggest chunk of that goes to clothing and shoes.

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Montana Treasure: Salvation Army's Sally 1 fights for firefighters

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Firefighter crews can be on call 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Fighting for them is Sally One. It's an emergency disaster response unit from the Salvation Army that provides food and water for firefighters, police officers, paramedics.

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Montana Treasure: Iris the Osprey and nest cam

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MISSOULA - One Montana mom is known around the world. She only lives in the state in the summer, and her home is streamed online 24 hours a day.

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Montana Treasure: Roadhouse Diner's Creative Burgers in Great Falls

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It’s a little place with big taste in Great Falls. Roadhouse Diner makes what people say are the freshest burgers around, and they have the awards to prove it.  Walk in and you’ll be greeted with a big hello by servers, you can hear burgers sizzling, fires frying, and people chatting. 

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Montana Treasure: Pop-up baby shop helping young mothers

The Rattle and Roll at the Missoula Farmer's market. The Rattle and Roll at the Missoula Farmer's market.
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From an old trailer to a pop-up baby shop, the Rattle and Roll Teeny Tiny shop is serving families of all ages, with proceeds helping young, single mothers raise their children.

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Montana Treasure: Rodeo Clown Flint Rasmussen

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Before the makeup, Flint was just another student athlete in Choteau. We visited his alma mater to find out how a small town shaped famous rodeo clown Flint Rasmussen into a Montana Treasure. 

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Montana Treasure: Bozeman family mining for Yogo sapphires

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Perhaps no one has such a love or knowledge of the stone as the father and son duo behind the Gem Gallery in downtown Bozeman and the new owners of the Vortex Mine in Yogo Gulch. Yogo sapphires are exclusively found in the Yogo Gulch of the Little Belt Mountains in Judith Basin County.

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Montana Treasure: Great Falls author encouraging creativity with 'Sugarbeet Falls'

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A Great Falls children's author is excited to encourage kids to grow their creativity and celebrate their ideas. Ryan Acra, author of the series Sugarbeet Falls, is this week's Montana Treasure.

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Montana Treasure: Smokejumpers teaming up with Opportunity Resources

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They are an elite group of firefighters: the smokejumpers. Risking their lives, they jump from planes hundreds of feet in the air all to battle wildfires hundreds of feet below them on the ground. But before they leap into free fall, the jumpers toss drift streamers into the wind.

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Montana Treasure: Former Veteran and Great Falls Mayor helps build one of kind Memorial

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Michael Winters is proud of the foundation he helped build at the Montana Veterans Memorial. 

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Montana Treasure: Helena woman founds Vietnam Women's Memorial

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The Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington, D.C. stands as a testament to the life-saving work of women who served in the war, largely as nurses. The memorial is there largely thanks to the dedication of one Montana woman.

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Montana Treasure: Bozeman's Julius Lehrkind Brewing celebrates its roots

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BOZEMAN - The Gallatin Valley's newest brewery can boast roots going back more than a century. The great-great-grandson of German settler Julius Lehrkind is re-launching the brewery brand started by his family.

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Montana Treasure: The inspiring Ann Bourassa

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Our own Meghan Bourassa honors her mom, Ann, who's been a best friend and a source of strength - even as she deals with a cancer diagnosis.

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Montana Treasure: The men who love quilting at St. Paul's Lutheran

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For years, seven men have met at St. Paul's Lutheran Church on Monday nights to make quilts. The group started on a dare, but in the years since, it's become an important way for friends to spend time together while doing good deeds for their community.

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Montana Treasures: Forensic Gun Examiners

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Only two forensic gun examiners work for the state of Montana. They say the job isn't much like what you see on TV - but firing weapons into a 500-gallon tank of water is all in a day's work.

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Montana Treasure: Serving up 130+ burgers at Parker's in Drummond

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Just off of Interstate-90 in the small ranching community of Drummond, sits Parker's, a small, family-owned and operated restaurant that is serving up an eye-popping array of burgers. 139 burgers to be exact.

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Montana Treasure: Lending a helping hand to get books in little hands

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Statistics from the Department of Education show that 61-percent of low-income families in America have no books in the home for their pre-school children to read. It's a crucial time when reading development takes place. At just 12-years-old, Hattie Neesvig of Trout Creek is already fostering learning in her community. 

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Montana Treasures: The Legend of Piano Pat

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For over 50 years Piano Pat, as she’s internationally known, has been tickling the ol’ ivories at the Sip ‘n Dip Lounge in Great Falls. 

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The Wop Chop, a true Montana Treasure

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For nearly 60 years, the Freeway Tavern has been serving the people of Butte lunch and dinner. 

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Montana Treasures: Micro preemie will celebrate first birthday

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On March 2, Aiden Anklam will turn one. It's a day not everyone thought he'd live to see.

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  • Montana Treasure: Roadhouse Diner's Creative Burgers in Great Falls

    Montana Treasure: Roadhouse Diner's Creative Burgers in Great Falls

    Monday, July 9 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-07-09 23:24:46 GMT
    Monday, July 9 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-07-10 02:03:11 GMT

    It’s a little place with big taste in Great Falls. Roadhouse Diner makes what people say are the freshest burgers around, and they have the awards to prove it.  Walk in and you’ll be greeted with a big hello by servers, you can hear burgers sizzling, fires frying, and people chatting. 

    It’s a little place with big taste in Great Falls. Roadhouse Diner makes what people say are the freshest burgers around, and they have the awards to prove it.  Walk in and you’ll be greeted with a big hello by servers, you can hear burgers sizzling, fires frying, and people chatting. 

  • Montana Treasure: Missoula Firefighter goes for 7th straight stairclimb win

    Montana Treasure: Missoula Firefighter goes for 7th straight stairclimb win

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:18:22 GMT

    The men and women race up 69 flights of stairs wearing about 30 pounds of equipment including breathing compressed air.  For the last six years, Missoula Firefighter Andy Drobeck has taken first place.

    The men and women race up 69 flights of stairs wearing about 30 pounds of equipment including breathing compressed air.  For the last six years, Missoula Firefighter Andy Drobeck has taken first place.

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