A controlled burn was swept out of control near Lolo on Wednesday and burned nearly 30 acres. Missoula Rural and several other agencies responded.

A major fundraising event to benefit Trooper Wade Palmer will be held on Saturday, May 4 at Neptune Aviation, with a sit down prime rib dinner and live auction.

UM has partnered with Common Application to reach more prospective students worldwide and has yielded 30 new admissions in just 30 days.

Mostly sunny and mild in western Montana today, with highs in the low 60's.