The Montana Standard

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The Montana Standard
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Lee Enterprises
PublisherDave Worstell
EditorMatthew Kiewiet
Founded1928; 95 years ago (1928)[1]
CountryUnited States
Circulation10,100 Daily
9,962 Sunday (as of 2022)[2]
OCLC number11938457

The Montana Standard is a Lee Enterprises daily newspaper in Butte, Montana.


In 1971, under the leadership of Betty Danfield, the paper's women's section won the Penney-Missouri Award for General Excellence.[3]

Starting July 11, 2023, the print edition of the newspaper will be reduced to three days a week: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Also, the newspaper will transition from being delivered by a traditional newspaper delivery carrier to mail delivery by the U.S. Postal Service.[4]


  1. ^ "About The Montana standard. [volume] (Butte, Mont.) 1928-1961". Chronicling America. Library of Congress. Retrieved 28 October 2020.
  2. ^ Lee Enterprises. "Form 10-K". Retrieved April 13, 2023.
  3. ^ "Penney-Missouri Honors to Women's Pages". The Kansas City Times. December 25, 1971. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Montana Standard expanding soon". Montana Standard. 2023-06-11. Retrieved 2023-07-19.

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