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RMC's Kiprono places 8th in NAIA marathon

GULF SHORES, Ala. -- Senior Noah Kiprono of Rocky Mountain College placed eighth in the marathon on a hot and humid Saturday morning at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

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Rocky's 3,200-meter relay places 8th at nationals

GULF SHORES, Ala. -- Rocky Mountain College's 3,200-meter relay team placed eighth in the finals on Friday night at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

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Frontier honors Rocky's Kiprono

Noah Kiprono of Rocky Mountain College has been chosen as the Frontier Conference men's outdoor track athlete of the week.

March 26, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…
 Rocky sending 3 runners to NAIA nationals

Rocky sending 3 runners to NAIA nationals

No strangers to national competition, Ana Richter, Noah Kiprono and Megan Breeding of Rocky Mountain College can also view this week's NAIA outdoor track and field championships in Marion, Ind., as an adventure.

May 22, 2013 4:00 pm Photos

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Sublette County residents stockpile bras for sex trafficking victims

CASPER, Wyo. -- On a recent 40-degree day a woman entered Knot Just Hair salon in Pinedale in a big, fluffy winter coat.

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Red Lodge store offers everything you need to chill: books, teas and fine cigars

Red Lodge store offers everything you need to chill: books, teas and fine cigars

A telephone conversation last year with a woman in Kenya got Gary Robson lots of attention in his Red Lodge Books & Tea bookstore.

December 09, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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Peterson to speak at Billings church

Former Rocky Mountain College basketball standout Joe Peterson, who has been working as a missionary in Africa since 2004, will be speaking Tuesday night at the First Christian Church in Billings.

November 14, 2012 2:39 pmLoading…
MSU Billings professor checks out animals in Peru, Kenya

MSU Billings professor checks out animals in Peru, Kenya

Lisa Kemmerer traveled to Africa this spring to research wildlife conservation.

October 29, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Giraffe

Giraffe

Lisa Kemmerer visits a giraffe during a trip to Kenya earlier this year. Kemmerer researched wildlife conservation programs that Montana State University Billings student might work on someday.

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Bighaus column: Rocky's 'Little Joe' keeps Hall on hold to help others

Bighaus column: Rocky's 'Little Joe' keeps Hall on hold to help others

Joe Peterson's induction ceremony for the Clara Klindt Athletic Hall of Fame at Rocky Mountain College has been on hold for a couple of years.

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Kenyan elephant

Kenyan elephant

Lisa Kemmerer feeds an orphaned elephant in Kenya earlier this year. Kemmerer studied wildlife conservation programs that Montana State University Billings students might work on someday. 

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Informational meeting set in Sheridan on UW service project in Kenya

An informational meeting on a University of Wyoming service learning project in Kenya is planned for 6 p.m., Oct. 19, in the C-Tel Presentation Hall in the Whitney Building at Sheridan College. Refreshments will follow.

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Coke and Steven V. Roberts: Immigrants strengthen U.S. Olympic team

Leo Manzano is the son of an undocumented farmworker from Mexico. Meb Keflezighi and his family fled civil war in Eritrea. Danell Leyva’s stepfather defected from Cuba’s gymnastics team during a meet in Mexico and swam across the Rio Grande River to reach America.

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Kalispell students raise money to buy cow for Kenyan family

Kalispell students raise money to buy cow for Kenyan family

KALISPELL — Third-graders at Peterson Elementary School have been saving their money to buy a cow.

February 08, 2012 9:10 pmLoading…
MSU project to help spin straw into sustainable housing in Kenya

MSU project to help spin straw into sustainable housing in Kenya

BOZEMAN -- A recent graduate of the Montana State University School of Architecture and an MSU architecture professor hope to spin straw into a strong and sustainable building material that will help solve a housing crisis half a world away.

December 18, 2011 2:15 pm Photos

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Straw teachers' residence in Kenya

Straw teachers' residence in Kenya

Michael Spencer designed and helped build a teachers' residence built of straw-bale construction on a farm in Ex-Lewa, in Kenya's highlands. The residence will be painted to match other buildings in the area.

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Potato storage building made of straw

Potato storage building made of straw

David Fortin, left, and architecture professor at Montana State University, and Michael Spencer, a 2010 MSU architecture graduate, stand by the potato storage facility that they designed and helped build of straw-bale construction on a far in Ex-Lewa, in Kenya's highlands.

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Michael Spencer in Kenya

Michael Spencer in Kenya

Michael Spencer and a resident of a farm in Ex-Lewa, in Kenya's highlands, helped build a straw-bale potato storage building last summer.

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MSU receives national award recognizing student efforts to bring clean water to Kenya

MSU receives national award recognizing student efforts to bring clean water to Kenya

Montana State University has won the a national award for the contributions its students in bringing clean water to a region in Kenya through the work of the MSU chapter of Engineers Without Borders.

November 15, 2011 1:30 pmLoading…

UW class aids orphans in Kenya

LARAMIE - University of Wyoming Professor Tracey Patton's cross-cultural communication class has helped survivors of Rwandan genocide in the past.

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