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Guest opinion: Let's leverage state's good bond rating for infrastructure

As mayors of communities directly impacted by oil and gas development in the Bakken, we know firsthand of the infrastructure needs our communities face. And we know of the incredible opportunity that the state of Montana has to use our stellar bond ratings to make significant investments in …

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SD2 committee recommends building Heights middle school first

SD2 committee recommends building Heights middle school first

The first of the two new middle schools to be built by School District 2 over the next two years will likely start in the Heights.

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Man denies robbery charge

Man denies robbery charge

A man suspected in the armed robbery of a Holiday gas station on Dec. 18 in Billings denied charges in state District Court on Friday.

December 27, 2013 6:15 pmLoading…

Low interest rates could save SD2 millions

In another month, School District 2 will sell a portion of the bonds approved by voters in November and officials are hopeful interest rates will be lower than what they had planned.

December 16, 2013 8:15 pmLoading…
Voters approve SD2's $122 million bond in decisive victory

Voters approve SD2's $122 million bond in decisive victory

In a stunning win, Billings voters approved School District 2's $122 million construction bond on Tuesday night.

November 05, 2013 10:30 pm Photos


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Bond to help renovate deteriorating Billings schools

Bond to help renovate deteriorating Billings schools

Principals from McKinley School and Meadowlark give tours of some their schools features that need repair.

October 17, 2013 4:38 pmLoading…

SD2 board approves placing $122 million bond on November ballot

The Billings School District 2 board voted 5-2 to place a $122.3 million construction bond on the November ballot. 

August 19, 2013 9:23 pmLoading…
SD2 bonds set to be sold

SD2 bonds set to be sold

The buyers have been lined up and the interest rates are locked in. By the end of the month, School District 2 will have its $14 million in federal bonds. 

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Library task force questions long-term cost of bond

Library task force questions long-term cost of bond

CASPER, Wyo. -- A majority of the citizens task force considering a new $25.2 million Natrona County Public Library don't like the library trustees' proposal to pay for it with a $23.5 million, 20-year general-obligation bond.

May 01, 2012 11:30 pm Photos


Andrew Denning

Andrew Denning

Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito argues for a $1 million bond Wednesday as murder suspect Andrew Denning listens during his video arraignment from the Yellowstone County Detention Facility.

February 01, 2012 4:45 pm

Yellowstone County Commissoiners clarify support for new library

Yellowstone County commissioners clarified on Tuesday that the $5,000 they recently agreed to give to a proposed new Parmly Billings Library was for the building fund and not the campaign for passage of a bond issue.

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Bond set at $500,000 for Cody woman charged with attempted homicide

Bond set at $500,000 for Cody woman charged with attempted homicide

CODY, Wyo. — A 58-year-old Cody woman was arrested on Saturday morning on suspicion of attempted homicide after she allegedly pointed a loaded gun at her estranged husband.

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Idaho lawmaker wants bonds on lawsuits against megaloads

BOISE, Idaho — An Idaho lawmaker has introduced legislation that would require huge bonds for anyone who sues to block oversized loads from moving on Idaho's highways. Republican Rep. Dick Harwood of St. Maries introduced the bill Wednesday that would require anyone who files a lawsuit agai…

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SD2 hopeful voters will approve federal bonds

SD2 hopeful voters will approve federal bonds

Ballots arrive in the mail on Thursday, and Billings School District 2 officials are hoping for a miracle.

August 17, 2010 6:18 pm Photos


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School District 2 board to consider bond issues

Billings School District 2 trustees will discuss bond issues today after hearing presentations from three task forces that want to refurbish two old schools and build a new one.

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Letter: We need more information on plans for school bond

On May 4, the School Board will vote whether to put forth a bond election to fund the expansion of McKinley and Broadwater elementary schools downtown and the construction of "Cottonwood" on the West End.

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SD2 board studies 2 bond issue votes

The proposed renovation and expansion of two Billings schools and building of a new one on the West End will be presented to Billings voters as two bond issues, if the idea is approved by the School District 2 Board of Trustees.

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DEQ takes comment on mine's bond

GARDINER - The Montana Department of Environmental Quality is taking public comment on a proposed reduction in the bond posted for an inactive gold mine about five miles northeast of Gardiner.

January 04, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

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