The cynics aren’t altogether wrong when they complain about holidays being invented to sell greeting cards, because it wasn’t until Hallmark Cards began mass-producing cards in 1913 that Valentine’s Day really took off.
Hand-crafted treats at Brockel’s Chocolates
Jaci Brockel, right, shows a Valentine’s Day gift box of Brockel’s chocolates at her shop in downtown Billings.
The week of Feb. 10-16 is National Salute To Veterans Week. During the week, VA Montana is encouraging Montanans to visit the Medical Center at Fort Harrison or one of the community-based outpatient clinics in Anaconda, Billings, Bozeman, Cut Bank, Great Falls, Glasgow, Glendive, Hamilton, H…
MISSOULA -- The principal of Missoula's Hellgate High and the faculty adviser for the student newspaper have apologized for what they called offensive articles and pictures in the Valentine's Day issue.
Keeping kids occupied can be a big challenge. Here are some ideas for activities to keep young ones engaged -- body and mind -- in Billings this week:
February 14th is synonymous with Valentine's Day, but it also marks the beginning of “National Condom Week.” This week is a great time to focus on the importance of safe sex and serves as a reminder to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and avoid unintended pregnancy …
Rose McCollum's job is to keep people happy. Her goal is for the wives of Billings to be pleasantly surprised on Valentine's Day, and for the husbands to avoid spending the holiday sleeping on the couch.
Gainan's designers Darlene Flasky, left, and Rose McCullum scramble on Sunday to complete some of the 2,500 bouquets to be delivered on Valentine's Day.
Joliet High School intern Cody Krook helps on Sunday as Gainan's staff members at the downtown store, 502 N. 30th St., scramble to complete some of the 2,500 bouquets they will deliver on Valentine's Day.
As the maitre d' at Bocciolo di Rosa seated Clarence and Leona Wiberg, he handed them menus featuring the night's specials and a rose for Leona before tuxedo-clad staff members scurried about them, taking orders and bringing drinks.
About a dozen people stood in line Thursday at the Verizon store on King Avenue West in Billings, to be the first to purchase the new Verizon iPhone 4. The phone has been available online to existing Verizon customers, but Thursday they became available for all new customers.