A downpour toward the end of MontanaFair last month sent water into an area of MetraPark’s Rimrock Auto Arena, but the problem was a broken pipe, not a leaky roof as first thought.
Great weather and strong night show entertainment led MontanaFair to record-breaking total revenue and carnival income, MetraPark officials said Wednesday.
Rodeo at the recently ended MontanaFair set attendance and payout records, MetraPark officials said.
MetraPark Manager Bill Dutcher was optimistic Saturday about the way things have gone at this year’s MontanaFair.
Carnival, music, comedians, super cross, rodeo, a Habitat for Humanity house under construction and lemur races under the trees. There’s nothing else like the eclectic mix of spectacle and entertainment that is MontanaFair.
MetraPark’s new marketing and sales director is Ray Massie, who is currently the general manager for KGHL radio.
Country artists Chris Young and Danielle Bradbery will open the 2014 MontanaFair on Aug. 8.
When the Hill family left Laurel on Saturday morning, it wasn’t any different than their normal weekends have been lately.
Bigfork artist John Rose’s handcrafted copper Christmas ornaments, wall hangings and jewelry are big sellers in gift shops, galleries and museum stores throughout the West. But rather than hitting the road to sell to individual stores or paying sales reps to call on retailers, Rose rents a b…
When ZZ Top plays the Bozeman field house on March 26, the Rimrock Auto Arena will be empty.
MetraPark’s retired marketing and sales director, Sandra Hawke, greeted friends, colleagues and well-wishers during an informal open house on Thursday afternoon to celebrate her 25 years of service.
In mid-November, Sandra Hawke did something she hadn't done in a quarter-century as MetraPark's marketing and sales director: she attended a show as a spectator.
Listen closely to the screams and shouts emanating from MetraPark this week. The sounds you hear aren’t originating solely from the death-defying amusement rides on the midway.
MontanaFair’s first three days turned in some sizzling numbers for night shows and the carnival as the fair got off to a hot start.
MontanaFair touts its concerts, carnival, supercross and rodeo — the big draws. But this year, MetraPark general manager Bill Dutcher is singing praises for the little fair details, too.
The next Midland Roundtable meeting is Thursday, May 2, at noon at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center.
There could be some relief to overcrowded parking at MetraPark by the end of summer. However, if Yellowstone County Commissioners approve the plan, those wishing for access will have to pay for the privilege.
The Yellowstone County Commission on a split vote Tuesday approved bids for 2015 high school tournaments at MetraPark.
The carnival rides and corn dog stands are long gone from the MetraPark fairgrounds, but MontanaFair 2012 remained on the minds of board and staff members last week as they brainstormed ways to improve the state’s largest event.
High support. Around 85 people took turns rappelling 270 feet down First Interstate Bank Tower, Montana’s tallest building. But first, each of them raised at least $1,000 for Montana Special Olympics. Organizers expected to raise more than $100,000 from the event.