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Austin Whitehouse planned a career in numbers

The Capital City cowboy began his pursuit of a three-peat opening weekend, winning the steer wrestling at Whoop-Up Trail Days in Conrad to start the Mountain Health Co-Op Tour for 2024.

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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By JOE KUSEK

Two words describe the 2023 Season...Record Setting

Record setting payouts. NRA and NWRA events, including the NRA Finals, paid out more than $800,000 a year ago.

Monday, May 20, 2024

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By JOE KUSEK

Meged, Lockhart share common start

Before they were setting records, before they became famous for their rodeo talents, Haven Meged and Lisa Lockhart shared another common trait.

December 27, 2023

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By JOE KUSEK

2023 NRA Season Wrap Up

Fantastic, terrific, thrilling, pulse-pounding, historic … the list is long.


So many to choose when describing the 2023 Northern Rodeo and Northern Women’s Rodeo seasons.


The NRA and NWRA wrapped up the recording-setting year with its 48th Annual NRA Finals presented by nuWest Builders in Kalispell.

November 3, 2023

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By JOE KUSEK

Cole Detton needed a change

His rodeo summer was going OK, but if he wanted to contend for a second year-end championship in three years, Detton knew he needed more giddyup in his steer wrestling runs.

October 19, 2023

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By JOE KUSEK

Jordan Larson has a secret

While a relative newcomer to Big Sky Country, the 24-year-old cowboy from Charlo is making himself right at home at rodeo arenas across the Treasure State.

October 12, 2023

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By JOE KUSEK

Celie Salmond Chasing History

Celie Salmond is chasing more than gold buckles and championship saddles.


Salmond is chasing history.

September 27, 2023

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By JOE KUSEK

Tanner Theriault just can’t stay away.

Every time he gets knocked down, the Townsend bull rider dusts himself off and gets right back in the chute.

September 19, 2023

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By JOE KUSEK

NRA Regular Season Has Concluded

The Mountain Health Co-op Tour regular season concluded with rodeos in Hamilton and Helmville.

September 14, 2023

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By JOE KUSEK

Hamilton, Helmville offer last chances

Both begin with the letter H. Both have rodeos this Labor Day weekend produced by Red Eye Rodeo.


And both represent the last opportunity for cowboys and cowgirls to qualify for the Northern Rodeo Association Finals presented by nuWest Builders.

August 31, 2023

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By JOE KUSEK

Mothershead flying high in the saddle

Parker Mothershead admits he is a bit surprised about his rodeo season this summer.


He shouldn’t be.

August 23, 2023

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By JOE KUSEK

Moran adds new cowboy hat to collection

Shane Moran has worn a lot of cowboy hats during his lifetime.


Now 45 and a married father of two daughters, he is changing cowboy hats once again.

August 15, 2023

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By JOE KUSEK

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