Montana’s most populous county has some issues that are much bigger than challenges seen in other counties.
While Gov. Steve Bullock travels the state pitching his plan for making pre-kindergarten available to all 4-year-old Montanans, he should stop in Lockwood to see what a difference pre-K makes for kids.
Kathy Kelker was appointed to the Board of Directors at St. John’s Lutheran Ministries. Kelker retired from Billings Head Start as the executive director and is an active member of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. St. John’s Lutheran Ministries elected the following officers to the…
Former Billings Head Start director Kathy Kelker is the new Democratic candidate in House District 47.
Billings legislator Mary McNally will replace Kendall Van Dyk as the Democratic candidate in Senate District 24.
Less than four days into her new role as executive director of the Billings Head Start program, Jennifer Owen's first day on the job — Monday — already seems like a distant memory.
Incoming and outgoing Head Start executive directors Jennifer Owen, right, and Kathy Kelker are working together to ensure a smooth leadership transition at the nonprofit.
Incoming and outgoing Head Start executive directors Jennifer Owen, right, and Kathy Kelker talk about the leadership transition at the nonprofit.
Outgoing Head Start Executive Director Kathy Kelker, left, laughs as incoming executive director Jennifer Owen as they discuss the leadership transition at the nonprofit.
Incoming and outgoing Head Start executive directors Jennifer Owen, right, and Kathy Kelker are working together for a smooth transition of leadership at the nonprofit.
Jennifer Owen, a Billings attorney who is the current chairwoman of the Republican party in Yellowstone County, has been named the new executive director of the Billings Head Start program.
The following candidates vying to represent Billings and Eastern Montana in the 2015 Legislature filed for office by this week.
In the summer of 2011, members of Congress and President Barack Obama agreed to a deal was supposed to force compromises on federal spending and revenue policy to avoid across-the-board budget cuts. Republicans and Democrats failed to compromise, so Americans now are seeing cuts even in prog…
In the end, the federal budget cuts known as sequestration carved $161,000 out of the Billings Head Start program.
Generous people and organizations from our community have blessed Head Start children and their families in so many ways this Christmas! The Christmas season began with our annual Holiday Giveaway of gently used holiday decorations donated by so many families. Parents and children went up an…
Colorful artwork created by the hands of Head Start students painted the walls at Yellowstone Art Museum on Thursday evening.
The Head Start preschool program is canceling bus pickups for afternoon-session pupils Wednesday and will cancel morning and afternoon pickups Thursday.
Generous people and organizations from our community have blessed Head Start children and their families in so many ways this Christmas! Christmas at Head Start began with the donation of a beautiful lighted Christmas tree accompanied by a windsurfing penguin and an animated Christmas roller…
Head Start held its first community fundraising event — a masquerade ball — Sept. 10. The whole evening was put together by volunteers, not staff, and involved Head Start parents. Thank you to the community for supporting Billings Head Start Inc.'s first fundraising venture. Your generosity …