The new Montana governor picked a Hill County farmer with a wealth of local government experience to serve on the state board that oversees state investments and administers loans provided to local governments and which stimulate economic development.
Gov. Steve Bullock said Tuesday that retired Hill County Commissioner Kathy Bessette is one of his four appointments to the Montana Board of Investments of the state Department of Commerce.
"I'm humbled," Bessette said this morning, adding that she believes her experience in local government can help her in her new duties.
Bessette declined to...