MHP honors three troopers with “Medal of Valor”

HELENA — Montana Highway Patrol leaders honored three troopers Wednesday with the department’s highest award.

At a ceremony in Helena, Attorney General Austin Knudsen and MHP Col. Steve Lavin presented Troopers Alex Hiday and Connor Wager and Sgt. Jerril Ren with the Medal of Valor. The medal recognizes troopers who show heroism above and beyond their duty.