Ben Griffing, 62, was reported missing on Feb. 4 after he had left for a hiking and winter camping trip.
The 300,000 mint plugs produced every year by Lake Seed Inc. near Ronan will be planted around the country, and the oil is used in products like chewing gum.
"Deputies responded and confirmed that the discovery was a decomposed and partially skeletonized female body."
Montana added 121 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, with another death bringing the statewide total to 82.
The Montana Highway Patrol has arrested a man who is charged with vehicular homicide in Yellowstone County, after asking for the public's assistance in finding him.
The state reported 97 new cases of the coronavirus Tuesday.
Testing has uncovered another 62 cases of COVID-19 in Montana, according to updated results published Sunday morning on the state's case tracking website.
Lake County reported 27 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, which health officials are linking to Fourth of July holiday celebrations.
The state's data dashboard also reported two additional deaths, for a total of 34.
The state reported 83 new cases of the coronavirus Sunday with 864 active cases and 26 hospitalizations.
The state of Montana added 11 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday.
A retired Region cop fired the fatal rounds that killed his fellow security officer and the psychiatric patient who had assaulted a nurse and was choking the second officer at a Munster hospital, the Lake County prosecutor said Tuesday afternoon.
Authorities fatally shot a man who opened fire after leading deputies on a chase in northwestern Montana, officials said Tuesday.
The Missoula County Sheriff's Office said Zakai Houck was arrested without incident Tuesday evening in Lake County.
Heather Roan Robbins of Ronan described the 'brain fog' and other symptoms she and Wren Walker Robbins experienced when they contracted COVID-19 in March.
A 28-year-old man who was being pursued by law enforcement officers for reportedly firing a gun at people in Kalispell died Thursday night after crashing his car and shooting himself on U.S. Highway 93 in Lake County, Lake County officials said.
The Boys and Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County is entering its fifth full week of free evening feeds for children and teens cut adrift by school closures due to COVID-19.