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HARDIN - Big Horn County and the city of Hardin are working to separate the law enforcement services they have shared since 1976.
HARDIN - Launching a new police department in Hardin will cost about $1 million, money the city doesn't have.
More kids this year will mean more money for Billings School District 2 schools next year.
Billings School District 2 trustees are laying the groundwork toward a long-term plan.
Al Peterson won't say the name of the company that wants to fill the empty jail in Hardin.
The executive director of Two Rivers Authority has been placed on paid leave just days after the economic development agency announced a new contract that could fill its empty jail.
Mia Williams, all of 4 years old, has found a novelty in slamming doors.
HARDIN - The City Council chambers were standing-room-only Tuesday night as people turned out to hear about the new operators of the jail here.
Yvonne Kratochvil is tired of being a good neighbor to thoughtless teens.
With up to 2,000 people congregated at each of Billings' three high schools, there can be an impact in surrounding neighborhoods - whether it is parking, smoking, littering or other behavior that some neighbors say can border on lurid.
Siblings Barb and Mike Zahn climbed the stairs to the second story of Broadwater School, toasted each other with the chocolate milk they brought and rode the fire slide to the ground.
LAUREL - The basement of the former middle school will be active again Monday when 18 kids begin their educational careers as Head Start returns to Laurel.
When Jonathan Waterfall was teaching martial arts full time, people said he worked so well with children he should be a classroom teacher.
HARDIN - The Two Rivers Detention Facility which has sat empty for two years may open in January.
The 1950s were a good time at Broadwater School.
Students in Billings School District 2 failed the federal tests gauging adequate yearly progress.
Teachers and students can opt out of hearing President Barack Obama speak next Tuesday, according to area school leaders.
Tony Grissim, Leica’s public-safety and forensic account manager, gave a presentation of the $140,000 scanner’s abilities to BIA and FBI agents and local law enforcement detectives Wednesday morning.
One of the goals of crime investigation is to preserve everything at the scene in as pristine a condition as possible.
The Huntley Project school district will have a new combined junior high and high school.
BROADVIEW - In most senses, Ryan and Jamie Richard are like any other newlyweds.
School and health officials are promoting prevention, not panic, as they gear up for flu season.
About 15 kids in the Heights spent some extra, fun time at Bench Elementary on Wednesday with the opening of a new Boys and Girls Club there.
Most of the parents taking kids to their first day of school at Arrowhead elementary carried boxes of tissues.
Education's most ardent supporters agree that the system is broken.
The clock is ticking on the end of summer vacation.
Today's toddler is tomorrow's employee.
All middle-school activities will continue in Billings Public Schools this school year. But the community will have to kick in up to $73,000 in donations if the programs are to operate at full-force.
Margaret Atkins sleeps in her own bed every night. The only difference is, about every week her bed moves to a different town.
The time is ripe for economic development in Indian Country, according to national and tribal leaders at a conference in Billings this week.
President Barack Obama had to poke his head around the feathers of Joe Medicine Crow's warrior headdress to hang the nation's highest civilian honor on the Crow Indian elder's chest.
A teenager who admitted he was involved in the fire that destroyed the Huntley Project High School will spend two years on youth probation.
Billings School District 2 trustees got an earful Monday night about not cutting middle school wrestling and softball.
The Huntley Project schools bond request got about $5 million cheaper last week.
When their boys were growing up, these moms were involved with sports and Boy Scouts. Now that their children are in the military, they are active Blue Star Mothers.
The new veterans clinic in Billings is slated to open at the end of September.
Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office conducted an alcohol compliance check at 11 businesses last week.
Sheriff's Deputy Troy Charbonneau vividly remembers the day he was called to a home where a 6-day-old baby was being taken from its parents.
Yellowstone County Sheriff's Deputy Troy Charbonneau started his school resource officer job on loose footing.
Billings Public Schools trustees heard a "no new hires" message from the teachers' union president Monday.
School District 2 board Chairman Malcolm Goodrich named trustees to committees.
Most Billings School District 2 leaders are in concurrence about the recent allotment of $14.9 million in federal stimulus money to Montana schools: Billings got short-shrifted.
Girls are "sugar and spice and everything nice" - as long as they think adults are watching.
When she was a teenager, April Buscher would hang around the Boys and Girls Club and dance.
Family Service Inc. is nearly overwhelmed with requests for assistance.
The remains of a woman were retrieved from the Little Bighorn River Wednesday afternoon.
Billings School District 2 trustees preliminarily approved schools budgets during a special meeting Monday.
WORDEN - Seventh grade was awesome for Miranda Schwarzinger.
BRIDGER - Summer camp here is taking elementary students to ancient Egypt where "khamsins" blow and they sit in groups playing "senet." Occasionally, there is a slip of the tongue and an "ahoy!" is overheard.
Yellow ribbons flutter from nearly every reflector, guard rail, fence and utility pole between the Billings Heights and Shepherd.