With a series of loud and clear clangs on Monday morning, almost 100 people kicked off Montana State University Billings’ annual Power of One week by joining thousands of others in a national bell-ringing ceremony to celebrate and honor Martin Luther King Jr.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Job seekers and immigrants have brought a surge of diversity to North Dakota, but the arrival of many new people from diverse native lands often results in a few language gaps.
The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Billings has grown from a daylong celebration to one that continues through three days, and 2014's slate of events is no different.
Billings residents braved the bitter cold on Monday to attend the Martin Luther King Jr. bell ringing ceremony at MSU Billings.
Spring and summer are festival time in Billings.
Spc. Ashley Pullen, left, went to the aid of the three soldiers wounded in action and assisted the medic in a March 20, 2005, attack on a coalition convoy outside Baghdad. Sgt. Leigh Ann Hester, right, was one of the two people who “cleared the trenchlines” of attackers on foot with hand gr…