The argument for upgrading Billings schools is clear:
School mill levies are great news for Billings. Our nation is emerging from the worst economic recession in our history. Billings is a national leader in economic and population growth. We love Billings because of the quality of life we enjoy. The great news is that because of our economic s…
Over the next several weeks, Billings residents will hear a lot about their K-8 public schools. They should know that the high schools also are getting community attention.
Between April 19 and May 7, Billings voters will decide on two tax levy requests to fund elementary and middle schools. Ballots will be mailed to all registered voters on April 19.
School District 2 is facing state accreditation trouble, overcrowded elementary classrooms and rapidly aging schools. If something isn't done, community leaders fear that the school district may not recover.
Great schools are good for business.
Billings business leaders and educators on Thursday pledged to address School District 2's drop-out rate.
HELENA — The health of Montana’s banks is improving, but in areas of asset quality and loan growth it’s struggling to catch up with the rest of the country. That’s the determination of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minnesota, according to its third quarter data on the state’s 70 commercial ban…
The concept seems completely backward, but accepting too much cash can cause problems for banks and credit unions.
The bank fee was insignificant really, from a high of $6 one month when sales were robust to a low of 44 cents.
Another sold-out concert and another $1 million raised to boost health care in Billings.
HELENA — If you're a Montana merchant, bank or consumer — and that means most everyone in the state — the new federal rules on debit card "swipe fees" will affect you in some way as they ripple through what's become a multibillion-dollar mine field of monetary transactions.
A Yellowstone County District Court jury has decided that First Interstate Bank must pay nearly $2.7 million, plus attorneys’ fees and interest, to a Florida developer for breaching a loan contract.
First Interstate Bank President and CEO Lyle Knight will receive the Good Scout Award on Thursday evening during a gala celebrating 100 years of the Boy Scouts of America.
Lyle Knight is president of First Interstate Bank in Billings.
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