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  1. New voice of the West - Thu, 22 Jan 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... town of Black River is fictional. The old prison where Wes worked, however, is modeled after the Old Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge (which, like the one in the book, is now a museum). "I remember when I was living in Montana reading about a real ...

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  2. Tier III Sex Offender Relocates in Great Falls After ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | KFBB

    GFPD says that Rone Liddle Lee, Jr. was released after spending over 20 years with the Montana State Prison.

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  3. Faces of Meth, 10 years later: When out of jail, Joseph Harris still plans to useRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... neck ended the rodeos when Harris was 23. The drug use didn't end. By 26, he was serving four years in Montana State Prison for theft and cocaine possession. When he got out, he traveled and worked construction in Nevada, California then Portland. ...

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  4. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2013 | KTMF

    ... A California man convicted of murder has his day in court, hoping his life sentence behind bars at the Montana State Prison will soon turn into freedom. A California man convicted of murder has his day in court, hoping his life sentence behind bars ...

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  5. Number of 'Whooping Cough' Cases RisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | KTMF

    ... A California man convicted of murder has his day in court, hoping his life sentence behind bars at the Montana State Prison will soon turn into freedom. A California man convicted of murder has his day in court, hoping his life sentence behind bars ...

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  6. West Yellowstone Hires New Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | KTMF

    ... A California man convicted of murder has his day in court, hoping his life sentence behind bars at the Montana State Prison will soon turn into freedom. A California man convicted of murder has his day in court, hoping his life sentence behind bars ...

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  7. Former Kitchen Manager Sues Gallatin Gateway School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | KTMF

    ... A California man convicted of murder has his day in court, hoping his life sentence behind bars at the Montana State Prison will soon turn into freedom.

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  8. ABC All Star: Big Sky's Colin BinghamRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2013 | KTMF

    ... A California man convicted of murder has his day in court, hoping his life sentence behind bars at the Montana State Prison will soon turn into freedom. A California man convicted of murder has his day in court, hoping his life sentence behind bars ...

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  9. Victor Padilla Sentenced TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | KFBB

    ... Padilla was sentenced earlier today in Cascade County Justice Court. He will serve out the term in a Montana State Prison. The incident occurred this past April after he was pulled over by Great Falls Police. Padilla then struck a female officer in ...

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  10. Montana prisoner dies days before release dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A 72-year-old Montana State Prison inmate has died five days before he was eligible for release. The state Department of Corrections says William Bernard Bergin died Tuesday of natural causes.

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  11. Ryan Leaf is out of prisonRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Coug Center

    ... six months in rehab , and prison was probably the best place for him at the time. "If they put me in Montana State Prison for five years, that'd be okay by me. I don't really have any drive to be out. I'm just so miserable out there," he apparently ...

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  12. Former teacher appeals rape sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | KFBB

    ... Dean Rambold was sentenced in September by Judge Randal Spaulding. He's currently incarcerated at Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge. Rambold attorney Jay Lansing filed the notice of appeal on Nov. 24. No reasons were stated and Lansing could not be ...

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  13. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | KFBB

    A man convicted of shooting his brother to death in Missoula in 1980 has died at the Montana State Prison. Prison spokeswoman Linda Moodry says 57-year-old Rory Johns was found unresponsive in his cell at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

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  14. Convicted murderer dies at Montana State PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A man convicted of shooting his brother to death in Missoula in 1980 has died at the Montana State Prison. Prison spokeswoman Linda Moodry says 57-year-old Rory Johns was found unresponsive in his cell at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

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  15. Fairbury Police Arrest Escapee From MontanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | KOLN-TV Lincoln

    The Fairbury Police Department said in a press release officers arrested a wanted fugitive who escaped from the Montana State Prison. On November 23, 2014 at approximately 0848 hours, the Jefferson County 911 Center received a 911 call from a cell phone.

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  16. Man convicted of 2 murders dies in prisonRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | KFBB

    A Montana State Prison inmate who was serving 100 years for two murders in Great Falls in December 1976 has died of an extended illness. Dieziger was convicted of killing 50-year-old bartender Willis J. Jung while robbing the Shamrock Bar of about $1,000.

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  17. Montana State Prison Inmate Dies of Extended IllnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | KTMF

    Montana State Prison officials say an elderly inmate serving a 134 year sentence passed away Tuesday night of an extended illness. MSP spokeswoman Linda Moodry says James Burt Dieziger, 70, died at the prison around 9:30 p.m. In 1971, Dieziger was sentenced to 35 years in prison out of Teton county for one count of Robbery and two counts Grand Larceny.

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  18. Prison gaining ground on staffing shortageRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | KFBB

    Montana State Prison officials say they're gaining ground on a staffing shortage that left correctional officers working mandatory overtime earlier this year. KECI-TV reports they've brought the vacancy number down to 40 and have 28 new employees in training.

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  19. AVERY v. BATISTARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | FindLaw

    Russell Scott AVERY, Petitioner, v. Mike BATISTA, Director of Montana Department of Corrections, Ross Swanson, Acting Warden of Montana State Prison, Tom Green, Acting Warden of the Dawson County Correctional, and the Sentence Review Division, Respondent.

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  20. Montana teacher -- initially given 31 days in rape of student -- now gets 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | KIII

    ... suspended, according to a prosecutor in the case. Rambold was then handcuffed in court and taken to Montana State Prison. Rambold will get credit for the month he served behind bars earlier in the case, according to Yellowstone County prosecutor ...

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