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State issues warrant for felon fired from Missoula apartments

State issues warrant for felon fired from Missoula apartments

MISSOULA — The Montana Department of Corrections issued a warrant Tuesday for a violent felon who reportedly stole an elderly woman’s car and fled after getting fired from his job at a Salvation Army housing development for senior citizens.

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Miss Teen Montana rings for Salvation Army

Miss Teen Montana rings for Salvation Army

Shelleen Williams may be just 13 years old, but armed with her beauty pageant sash and tiara — and a very active right wrist and ready smile — she was more than game to put in a two-hour shift for the Red Kettle campaign Tuesday at the Wal-Mart store at 1649 Main St.

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Kids get shopping spree, courtesy of Dress A Child

Kids get shopping spree, courtesy of Dress A Child

Purple was the color of the day when 8-year-old Myrcle Ortiz-Tallbull shopped for new clothes at Kmart on Saturday morning.

December 14, 2013 4:00 pm Photos

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Denise Schwarzkoph shops with Myrcle Ortiz-Tallbull

Denise Schwarzkoph shops with Myrcle Ortiz-Tallbull

Denise Schwarzkoph, whose husband, Bill, is a member of the Breakfast Exchange Club of Billings, shops with Myrcle Ortiz-Tallbull, 9, during the Salvation Army's annual Dress a Child event at Kmart on Saturday.

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Denise Schwarzkoph shops with Myrcle Ortiz-Tallbull

Denise Schwarzkoph shops with Myrcle Ortiz-Tallbull

Denise Schwarzkoph, whose husband, Bill, is a member of the Breakfast Exchange Club of Billings, shops with Myrcle Ortiz-Tallbull, 9, during the Salvation Army's annual Dress a Child event at Kmart on Saturday.

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Annual event brings more than $30,000 worth of toys to needy children

Annual event brings more than $30,000 worth of toys to needy children

Justin Craig pulled into the Rimrock Mall parking lot and was beside himself with joy.

December 08, 2013 3:39 pm Photos

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Derby Dames make quick work of $3,000 raised for kids' toys

Derby Dames make quick work of $3,000 raised for kids' toys

If store owners would allow you to roller skate up and down their aisles, grabbing toys for every kid on your Christmas gift list, you could probably wrap up your shopping as quickly and easily as the Billings Roller Derby Dames did Wednesday evening.

December 07, 2013 12:15 am Video Photos

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Helena bell ringer attempts to break record, gives up 53 hours shy

Helena bell ringer attempts to break record, gives up 53 hours shy

HELENA — After spending 27 hours ringing a Salvation Army bell outside the Helena Wal-Mart, Lt. Rob Lawler retreated indoors at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

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Downtown thrift store closing

Downtown thrift store closing

The Montana Rescue Mission’s downtown thrift store will accept donations through the weekend, stay open at least a week and then close for good.

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Salvation Army of Billings refocuses attention on feeding homeless, Thrift Store

Salvation Army of Billings refocuses attention on feeding homeless, Thrift Store

In a controversial move that could save more than $1 million, the Salvation Army of Billings has abandoned some of its popular social programs and recycling operations and is returning to its core mission of feeding the hungry and operating its Thrift Store on Minnesota Avenue.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Community Table

Community Table

Volunteers, from left, Malenie Avana, Jim Peters and Amber Figueroa make gallons of soup that volunteers will distribute through the Salvation Army's Community Table program. Maj. Edward "Duke" Markham plans to expand program in October from its current five days to seven days. 

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Focusing on thrift store operations

Focusing on thrift store operations

Maj. Edward "Duke" Markham is expanding furniture and clothing offerings at the Salvation Army Thrift Store at 10 South 30th St. The store is one of the Salvation Army's primary sources of income.

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Preaching the gospel

Preaching the gospel

Majors Edward "Duke" and Pam Markham are both ordained ministers at The Salvation Army. The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church.

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Gazette opinion: State should help support regional safety net

So far this year, the Community Crisis Center, 704 N. 30th St., has served more than 600 clients a month. Open 24/7, the nonprofit center welcomes adults from all over Montana who suffer from mental illnesses and chemical addictions. Young, old, most homeless, many veterans. The center’s sma…

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Shelves getting low at Williston food pantry

WILLISTON, N.D. — A food pantry in the middle of the North Dakota oil patch was depleted to six cans of peas and four cans of carrots before the shelves were restocked for the weekend.

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Volunteer

The Billings Gazette is committed to promoting volunteerism as a way to build a caring community for all citizens. This listing includes opportunities registered with the United Way Volunteer Center.

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Mead calls for help for Oklahoma victims

Mead calls for help for Oklahoma victims

CHEYENNE — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is calling on state residents to join an effort to raise money to support victims of the recent tornado that hit Moore, Okla.

May 31, 2013 8:22 am Photos

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Weekly Webb: Embracing the do-it-yourself spirit

Weekly Webb: Embracing the do-it-yourself spirit

The Salvation Army’s Middle Ground program celebrates kids and community. Now, it’s time for the community to celebrate the great work the nonprofit organization does preparing students for the world.

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Celebrate Community: Seeds of change

Celebrate Community: Seeds of change

A half-dozen preteen boys sat around the table in a small room at the Billings Salvation Army building, barely able to keep their adolescent energy bottled up amidst outbursts of chatter.

March 10, 2013 10:30 pm Photos

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Madyson Versteeg helps students

Madyson Versteeg helps students

Madyson Versteeg helps students with an exercise in identifying vegetable seeds at at Montana FoodCorps class at the Salvation Army on Thursday, Mar. 7, 2013.

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