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Columbus’ state golf championship was something to see

Columbus’ state golf championship was something to see

Don Buechler and his wife, Cindy, will be treated to some stunning scenery and wildlife this week as part of their long-awaited Alaskan cruise.

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RMC women 5th at Grizzly Invite

MISSOULA -- The women's golf team at Rocky Mountain College placed fifth Tuesday at the two-day Grizzly Invitational, which was hosted by the University of Montana at Missoula Country Club.

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Clancy joins Rocky golf team

Former Billings Central golf standout Kyla Clancy has transferred to Rocky Mountain College after spending one season at the University of Montana, the Frontier Conference school announced on Tuesday.

September 10, 2013 1:15 pmLoading…

RMC women, MSUB men lead in golf

The Rocky Mountain College women and Montana State Billings men are leading the Collegiate Cup golf competition between the Yellowjackets and Battlin' Bears after the first two rounds of play at Peter Yegen.

October 13, 2012 10:40 pmLoading…

MSUB men, Rocky women nab golf titles

HUNTLEY -- The Montana State Billings men and Rocky Mountain College women won the team titles at the MSUB Yellowjacket Fall Invite golf tournament Friday at Pryor Creek.

September 21, 2012 8:15 pmLoading…

Crews work on wildfires near Pryor Creek

Lightning started several wildfires on or near the Crow Indian Reservation on Sunday, including the 500-acre Wild Horse Ridge fire that sent smoke billowing into the Billings area.

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Missoula golfer wins U.S. Junior Am qualifier

Missoula golfer wins U.S. Junior Am qualifier

LAUREL -- Tom Swanson came away with another big prize Monday afternoon by continuing his hot streak on Yellowstone County golf courses.

June 25, 2012 10:30 pmLoading…
Junior golf program 'labor of love' for Billings family

Junior golf program 'labor of love' for Billings family

For 16-year-old Nick Bell, the Yellowstone County Junior Golf program is the fairway to success.

June 22, 2012 10:30 pm Photos

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Fish study inaugurates new scientific collaboration

Fish study inaugurates new scientific collaboration

Sinking deeper and deeper into the Pryor Creek mud, Mike Schilz and Zach Farrand hauled in a long fish trap from the murky water.

May 19, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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Minnows and a sand shiner

Minnows and a sand shiner

Minnows and a sand shiner fill a small net as Mike Schilz, Zach Farrand and their professor Kayhan Ostovar catch and tag fish in Pryor Creek on Wednesday.

May 16, 2012 1:51 pmLoading…
RMC professor Kayhan Ostovar

RMC professor Kayhan Ostovar

Rocky Mountain College professor Kayhan Ostovar, left, Zach Farrand and Mike Schilz document fish trapped in Pryor Creek. Schilz, a recent RMC graduate, injects a tiny device that will electronically provide data if the fish is captured again. RMC student Farrand records information about ea…

May 16, 2012 1:51 pmLoading…
Mike Schilz and Zach Farrand

Mike Schilz and Zach Farrand

Mike Schilz, right, hauls a fish trap filled with about 100 small fish, followed by Zach Farrand with a hook and buoy. Schilz wants to find out what fish are in Pryor Creek after floods took out irrigation structures that kept most fish in the Yellowstone from reaching the stream.  

May 16, 2012 1:51 pmLoading…
RMC graduate Mike Schilz

RMC graduate Mike Schilz

Mike Schilz, a recent graduate of Rocky Mountain College, examines a channel catfish as he, Zach Farrand and their professor Kayhan Ostovar catch and tag fish in Pryor Creek on Wednesday.

May 16, 2012 1:51 pmLoading…
 Mike Schilz and Zach Farrand carry a net

Mike Schilz and Zach Farrand carry a net

Mike Schilz, left, carrying a fish trap, is followed by Zach Farrand as they catch and tag fish in Pryor Creek on Wednesday. Schilz received a grant from the Yellowstone River Research Center for the fish study. Farrand who is a summer Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks intern. Farrand also has…

May 16, 2012 1:51 pmLoading…
Huntley Irrigation gets $1.8 million from FEMA

Huntley Irrigation gets $1.8 million from FEMA

Huntley Irrigation Project will receive $1.8 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to cover repairs from the 2011 flood.

April 09, 2012 5:34 pm Photos

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Taylor cards double eagle at Pryor Creek

Golfer Jeff Taylor of Billings recorded a double eagle Tuesday on the 535-yard, par-5 No. 3 hole on the Elmer Link Course at Pryor Creek.

April 03, 2012 7:36 pmLoading…
Irrigators still grappling with flood repairs

Irrigators still grappling with flood repairs

Huntley Irrigation Project is nearly back to normal as crews complete the final third of a $2.4 million repair stemming from 2011's disastrous flooding.

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2011 Year In Review: Water claims lives, homes, roads

2011 Year In Review: Water claims lives, homes, roads

Weather was the biggest news of 2011. A precipitation-drenched winter and spring touched everyone in the region.

January 01, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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Construction continues

Construction continues

Construction continues on infrastructure at the confluence of Pryor Creek and the Yellowstone River near Huntley on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011.

December 28, 2011 4:55 pmLoading…

Authorities ID Oklahoma man killed in I-90 motorcycle wreck

The 56-year-old man who died Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle crash just east of Billings on on Interstate 90 was identified Sunday as Joseph Statczar Jr. of Oklahoma.

September 25, 2011 2:15 pmLoading…

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