WWII POW and artist Ben Steele was honored with a Ben Steele Day proclamation by Billings Mayor Tom Hanel during Downtown Rotary meeting at the Crowne Plaza on Monday.
Barbara Koostra, Montana Museum of Art and Culture at the University of Montana, talks about the work of WWII POW and artist Ben Steele during the Downtown Rotary meeting at the Crowne Plaza on Monday.
Ben and Shirley Steele share a laugh as Ben was honored with a Ben Steele Day proclamation by Billings Mayor Tom Hanel during a Downtown Rotary meeting at the Crowne Plaza on Monday.
Montana State University Billings and Japan’s Prefectural University of Kumamoto (PUK) extended by three years on Monday a long-running agreement that includes exchange student programs, immersive language programs and faculty education opportunities.
Montana’s $1 billion wheat crop caught a break Tuesday when a major Washington grain terminal began loading ships again after a union-caused six-week shutdown.
Firing off 500 rounds, Billings Young Marines aimed their rifles downrange for the first time as a unit Saturday in an event that their commander, Tom Piper, a retired Marine, hopes to become a monthly — or at least bimonthly — occurrence.
Max Baucus has plowed through a lot of legislation in his 36 years in the U.S. Senate, but perhaps no legislation more significant than that on agriculture and trade, observers say.
DAYTON, Ohio — The last of the Doolittle Raiders, all in their 90s, offered a final toast Saturday to their fallen comrades, as they pondered their place in history after a day of fanfare about their 1942 attack on Japan.
Five foreign ambassadors will travel across Montana on a trade promotion tour with U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., next week.
Montana’s $1.7 billion wheat industry is watching cautiously as foreign buyers react negatively to unauthorized genetically modified wheat discovered in Oregon.
When Dave Hofer’s piggies go to market, they’re often bound for Japan or China, which is why the Montana Hutterite is closely watching Trans Pacific free trade talks.
Four years after Bill and Mary Underriner opened their Honda showroom off Zoo Drive, they are investing up to $6 million more to build a second dealership.
CASPER — Rurika Odanaka traveled more than 5,000 miles to try on her first cowboy hat.
WASHINGTON — Japan's new prime minister, Shinzo Abe, is trying to revive the country's flagging economy, and we could all learn from the exercise. You may recall that, in the 1980s, Japan was widely anointed as the next economic superpower, displacing the United States. It's been a long slid…
Dennis Forleo’s martial arts academy, Billings Chi-Tu Do, emphasizes a lot more than kicking and punching.
For 10 years, selling U.S. beef to Japan has been tougher than a $2 steak, but the former billion-dollar buyer of American red meat announced Monday it is easing restrictions triggered by a 2003 mad cow scare.
This historic photo shows the wreckage-strewn Naval Air Station at Pearl Harbor following the Japanese attack on Dec. 7, 1941.
Japan, the biggest buyer of U.S. beef before a 2003 mad cow disease scare, has been advised by food safety officials to ease restrictions on American cattle.
U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., travels to New Zealand and Japan next week to promote U.S and Montana trade.