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Building kites to honor Native Americans

Building kites to honor Native Americans

Terry Zee Lee of SkyWindWorld Inc. displays a few of the Native American themed kites that will be on display at Billings Logan Airport.

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A passion for the fiddle

A passion for the fiddle

District 4 Old Time Fiddlers perform their old time country music at the Shrine.

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Old Time fiddlers performs 'In the Jailhouse now'

Old Time fiddlers performs 'In the Jailhouse now'

District 4 Old Time Fiddlers led by Neil Logan perform 'In the Jailhouse Now.'

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Ceremonies commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.

Ceremonies commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of equality, nonviolence and love rang out again and again during a morning celebration of the civil rights leader at Montana State University Billings on Monday.

January 21, 2013 11:30 am Photos

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Story Mansion

Story Mansion

The Story Mansion sits on a 2.5-acre park on Willson Avenue in Bozeman.

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Timeless honor: Girl Scouts evolve as organization celebrates 100 years

Timeless honor: Girl Scouts evolve as organization celebrates 100 years

If you ask Dalien McGraw and Beth Uthaug to share a few memories about their 10 years in Girl Scouting, expect it to take some time.

January 29, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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Regents will hear College of Technology expansion plans

The Montana State University Billings College of Technology hopes to offer more general education classes this fall to pump up programs for students wishing to transfer to four-year degrees.

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MSUB bell rings in MLK day commemoration

MSUB bell rings in MLK day commemoration

The chill and snow of the return of a real Montana winter didn’t discourage a good turnout for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day bell ringing at Montana State University Billings on Monday morning.

January 16, 2012 12:00 pm Photos

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Livingston wheelwright brings wagons back to life

Livingston wheelwright brings wagons back to life

LIVINGSTON — If you think wooden axles and wheels went out with the horse-and-buggy days, Jem Blueher will set you straight.

January 15, 2012 12:05 am Photos

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MLK friend will speak at King Day event

MLK friend will speak at King Day event

It was a bold, brave act against the status quo in the segregated South of the 1960s.

January 13, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Rocky students impressed by Chinese politeness, diligence

Rocky students impressed by Chinese politeness, diligence

Even the well-traveled among the Rocky Mountain College students recently visiting China were surprised by what they found in the economic powerhouse.

January 12, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Employee lawsuit against Rocky Mountain College settled

A civil lawsuit against Rocky Mountain College by a former employee has been settled.

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Mural in Y's youth room part of Optimist-funded project

Mural in Y's youth room part of Optimist-funded project

They saw the musical and then painted the mural.

January 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Mariposa Lane marks 50th year of luminaria honoring boy

Mariposa Lane marks 50th year of luminaria honoring boy

Fifty Christmas Eves ago, 12-year-old Bobby Switzer set out luminaria along Mariposa Lane near his house.

December 29, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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MSU Billings water filters popular with students

MSU Billings water filters popular with students

While touring Montana State University Billings for the first time, Tyler Rutledge asked where he could put his empty plastic drink bottle.

December 25, 2011 9:00 pm Photos

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Couple lights Christmas on a budget

Couple lights Christmas on a budget

Bob Malcolm would love to have moved to Christmas Wreath Lane when he and Paula Odegaard were looking for a house in 2007.

December 18, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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LEDs save energy

Lighting December nights can be cheaper with strings of holiday Light Emitting Diodes (LED).

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Miles Community College responds to energy development

Miles Community College responds to energy development

MILES CITY — Lyle Small was a police officer for 28 years on the West Coast before retiring and moving back to Miles City, his hometown.

December 13, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Oil boom hits Glendive college

Oil boom hits Glendive college

GLENDIVE — Even Texas native Jim Cargill, president of Dawson Community College, has never seen an oil boom quite like the one exploding into Montana from North Dakota.

December 13, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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New roof latest update to Yellowstone County Museum

New roof latest update to Yellowstone County Museum

Chas Weldon can't wait to see what roofers discover when they strip off aging shake shingles on the Yellowstone County Museum next week.

November 30, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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Generous donors moved by story of hard-working student

Generous donors moved by story of hard-working student

Early one morning in September, Montana State University Billings student Caitlyn Linder finished her night shift at Walmart, drove to campus at about 6:30 a.m. and walked to the library, where she waited for it to open.

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Lofty ambitions: Barns paint picture of Montana families

Lofty ambitions: Barns paint picture of Montana families

After documenting scores of Montana barns for a new book, Chere Jiusto can’t pick one favorite.

November 27, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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O'Donnell barn shaped Billings' history

O'Donnell barn shaped Billings' history

Harley O’Donnell remembers when his family’s barn had horse stalls opening on each side of a center aisle.

November 27, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Weldon recycled lumber into a barn

Weldon recycled lumber into a barn

According to family history, Orville Weldon never borrowed money to build a structure on his ranch.

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Regents to vote on COT welding program

The Montana Board of Regents is expected to vote on continuing an expanded welding program at the Montana State University Billings College of Technology when it meets in Bozeman this week.

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Students raise money for other students

Students raise money for other students

Montana State University Billings students hope their small business selling flash drives will help other students in a big way.

November 14, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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MSUB College of Technology students map Red Lodge mines

MSUB College of Technology students map Red Lodge mines

Tim Urbaniak was working on a technical project with the Carbon County Historical Museum several years ago when then-director Penny Redli brought out old survey maps of coal mines under Red Lodge.

November 13, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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MSU Billings sees increase in American Indian students

MSU Billings sees increase in American Indian students

Rolf Groseth’s call to enroll and graduate more American Indian students at Montana State University Billings was so important that he made a public point of it twice recently.

November 06, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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'Shy' student finds world of possibilities at MSU Billings

'Shy' student finds world of possibilities at MSU Billings

Hilary Gourneau, 23, came to Montana State University Billings to get a degree.

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Student returns to school for two degrees

College always was part of Dominic Old Elk's "old man plan."

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MSU, UM add programs for American Indians

Montana State University doesn’t just actively recruit American Indian students to Bozeman.

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New Power of Attorney protects elderly, others

Montana long has had a power of attorney law, allowing a person to conduct financial business on behalf of another person.

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Close U.S. Senate race shaping up, MSUB poll says

Close U.S. Senate race shaping up, MSUB poll says

The U.S. Senate race in Montana next year is shaping up to be a close one, according to Montana State University Billings poll results released Wednesday.

November 02, 2011 11:10 am Photos

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MSU Billings poll: Montanans disapprove of Obama's job performance

MSU Billings poll: Montanans disapprove of Obama's job performance

Montanans strongly disapprove of President Barack Obama's overall job performance, according to a poll recently conducted by Montana State University Billings.

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Game teaches students about homesteaders' hard life

Game teaches students about homesteaders' hard life

May Anderson Vontver was an energetic Swedish immigrant who staked a homesteading claim near Roy in Fergus County in 1917.

October 29, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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New app shows off historic downtown Billings

New app shows off historic downtown Billings

Over the years, history buffs have relied on walking tours led by historians or printed guides for information about older buildings in downtown Billings.

October 19, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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Yurts & skyscrapers: RMC geology professor studying mountains in Mongolia observes country's mix of tradition, progression

Yurts & skyscrapers: RMC geology professor studying mountains in Mongolia observes country's mix of tradition, progression

Local residents driving Derek Sjostrom through central Mongolia were geniuses at fixing vehicles that need at least some repair every day.

October 16, 2011 12:05 am Photos

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Program cuts, tuition highlight higher education listening sessions

Program cuts, tuition highlight higher education listening sessions

Families of Montana college students need to know how much debt their children might incur going to college.

October 12, 2011 7:45 pm Photos

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Programs work to prevent return to prison

Two Billings programs that give female prisoners the tools to keep them out of jail in the future have received major federal grants.

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Session looks at future of 2-year education in Montana

Session looks at future of 2-year education in Montana

Expanding two-year education is important not only for training Montanans for jobs, but also to jump-start a four-year degree.

October 05, 2011 12:45 pm Photos

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Write every day, Montana poet laureate tells students

Write every day, Montana poet laureate tells students

Sheryl Noethe's best poems start with an idea for the opening line.

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Campus pay raises and operating budgets

The Montana Board of Regents on Thursday approved pay raises for most Montana University System employees by 1 percent plus $500, bringing the salaries of these leaders to:

September 22, 2011 3:49 pm

Regents vote raises for most higher education employees

The Montana Board of Regents approved raises for nearly all employees of the state’s university system Thursday morning in Billings, acknowledging that it came at a time when things weren’t as good economically for some other Montanans.

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Regents meet in Billings to review $1.4B University System budget

Regents meet in Billings to review $1.4B University System budget

The Montana Board of Regents on Wednesday gathered in Billings to review a proposed $1.4 billion budget for the Montana University System for this year.

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Groseth takes oath as new MSUB chancellor

Groseth takes oath as new MSUB chancellor

Rolf Groseth formally was installed as Montana State University Billings chancellor amid musical flourishes and academic pomp Tuesday morning.

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Children, parents enjoy NICU reunion party

Children, parents enjoy NICU reunion party

A happy hubbub of 60 kids and their families swirled over the grass in Marillac Courtyard on Sunday afternoon.

September 18, 2011 8:30 pm Photos

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3-vehicle crash kills 1, injures 7 near Livingston

A three-vehicle accident east of Livingston killed one man and injured seven others Saturday evening.

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Clark's canoe camp featured at Livingston program

Clark's canoe camp featured at Livingston program

A Montana State University Billings hunt for William Clark's canoe camp has turned up some interesting, but inconclusive, finds.

September 18, 2011 11:45 am Photos

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Birth eases fear, sadness of Sept. 11

Birth eases fear, sadness of Sept. 11

Birthday child: Abigail Montana Swanson.

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