Good morning and happy birthday President Grover Cleveland.
In our top story this morning, Whitefish City Council last night voted to sue Flathead County to resolve who has authority over the controversial “planning doughnut.” After a day-long standoff with authorities, a Creston man accused of killing his girlfriend surrendered yesterday. A Woods Bay man is dead after losing control of his vehicle and crashing near Bigfork. Whitefish’s Stella Holt, of the Glacier Nordic Ski Team finished in the top ten nationwide in three events of the junior Olympics. And tickets go on sale for the Columbia Falls High School Players’ production of “The Pajama Game.”
Montana will get an eighth Democratic superdelegate to help decide whether Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama will be the party’s nominee: Former U.S. Sen. John Melcher. A fourth challenger entered the race against U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, a truck driver who said he can’t stand the incumbent Democrat. A coalition of education groups renewed their request for a hearing against the state over school funding. The rape and incest trial of a Heron man has gone to the jury.
And finally, another St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone, and if you’re feeling a little groggy this morning, a picture of Butte’s Coconut Beauties, in all their glory, ought to wake you up. Have a great day.
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