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With a unanimous vote after passionate statements of support, the Montana University System Board of Regents approved Thursday the creation of new collaborative mental health research effort at Montana State University in Bozeman.
The Montana University System Board of Regents approved Thursday the $1.4 billion budget for the entire system, a number that includes budgets for the 16 universities, colleges and other institutions within the system.
The Montana University System Board of Regents approved two-year education plans, discussed new student programs and got updates on grants and other programs from campuses across the system on Wednesday.
It wasn’t easy for Mandy Barnes as her daughter, Sam, struggled to learn to walk.
An alliance of Billings health care providers has received a federal grant of almost $1.5 million for programs dealing with the link between childhood trauma and its long-term effects on health.
Every year since 2007, students from Montana State University Billings’ theater program have helped hundreds of law enforcement officials from across Montana put newly learned skills in dealing with people with mental health or substance abuse crisis events to the test.
As best as Laurel Public Schools Superintendent Tim Bronk can tell, there are more students in the district this year than ever before.
On Sunday morning, a handful of dedicated volunteers and government employees gathered to start rehabbing and building the mountain biking trail system at the Acton Recreational Area.
Montana State University Billings has announced the inaugural class for its newly created Montana Business Hall of Fame and will honor their achievements at an Oct. 2 event highlighted by a speech from former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
Head west from Billings on Highway 3 and beyond and you might not notice much at first.
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Miles Community College has received an anonymous $1 million donation — the largest donation in the Miles City school’s history — to help build a new 36,000-square-foot Ag Advancement Center.
A 22-year-old woman suspected of stabbing another woman to death at a bar on Billings' South Side has turned herself in to authorities.
Billings Open MRI, which provides MRI scans of patients without putting them into a tunnel or ring as in traditional scans, has closed due to financial issues.
A long chain of thunderstorms on Wednesday caused a microburst that damaged property and uprooted trees near McCabe in northeastern Montana while causing power outages across the area and into North Dakota.
A late-month blast of storms that drenched much of the region helped ensure that a cooler-than-normal August in Billings received more than double the usual amount of rain, too.
A deluge that soaked much of the Montana Hi-Line with as much as eight inches of rain earlier this month caused record flooding that had some areas still under water on Friday.
As the investigation continues into the murder of Cody, Wyo., resident Juan Antonio Guerra-Torres, Park County Sheriff Scott Steward is asking for the public’s help in tracking down several people who might have information in the case.
So far, the 2014 wildfire season in Montana has been defined more by what hasn’t happened than by what has.
The local Meals On Wheels program got a little extra help Wednesday morning when it received a $4,000 check from a Billings Albertsons grocery store, which raised the money in June through a parking lot sale.
After a few words from officials involved in the project, the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch dedicated a new playground at its London Lodge for autistic boys in the most fitting way possible: by letting kids play on it.
Montana State University Billings and Japan’s Prefectural University of Kumamoto (PUK) extended by three years on Monday a long-running agreement that includes exchange student programs, immersive language programs and faculty education opportunities.
The story of how Billings teenager McKenzie Morgan walked away from a plane crash in the remote mountains of Wyoming will be featured during a segment on Sunday night's episode of "Dateline," NBC's long-running television newsmagazine series.
The Billings Police Department is keeping a closer eye on Stewart Park on the West End after a least one rabbit was hit with a blow dart.
Mark Nook, Montana State University Billings’ newly hired chancellor, laid out on Thursday morning his vision and goals for the upcoming school year, citing a desire to focus on student issues, strategic planning and fundraising for a massive renovation of the science building.
City of Laurel officials are starting to discuss what to do with city parks in the wake of voters rejecting in June a citywide parks district that would provide services and maintain improvements.
A light breeze sent small ripples rolling across Lake Elmo on a recent warm August evening.
Nearly 250 people rallied in downtown Billings on Monday evening to show their support for continuing efforts to pass an ordinance prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, which the Billings City Council defeated on Aug. 13.
When the Billings Family YMCA unveils its new men’s locker room next week, the first major step in a massive, monthslong $2.5 million renovation of its locker rooms will be complete.
He’s kind of the guy behind the guy, the one who makes things run smoothly for the people tasked with making sure MontanaFair runs smoothly.
A $10,000 grant from the Home Depot Foundation will help nearly 20 veterans living in a Billings transitional center provide fresh produce for themselves and others while getting a little therapeutic work in along the way.
A calendar hangs on the wall in a corner of Dr. Tasneem Khaleel’s office in Montana State University Billings’ Sciences Building. It’s opened to the month of February 2004.
Montana State University Billings will start holding classes this fall in a new cutting-edge, high-tech classroom that blends new technology and a different approach to student-professor collaboration in its College of Education building.
By the end of November, the sign in front of the downtown Billings bus station will change, with just a little reorganization, but it will mark the start of a far different business.
When Gayle Whittenberg learned the executive director of the Big Sky Chapter of the March of Dimes planned to step down, it didn’t take long for her to respond.
Larry Stanfel, 74, stood on the balls of his feet with his arms stretched overhead, his gaze locked forward and his neck and back straight, seemingly pointing toward the ground under his feet at the Montana Dance Center.
A two-day conference held in Billings this week aims to send its 650 attendees from across Montana home with innovative ways to help people with autism and other social-learning challenges.
Temperatures in Billings hit 100 degrees last month for the first time in more than two years, marking what was otherwise a mostly typical month of weather.
Billings' growth over the past 30 years has created some often-confusing attendance boundaries that end up with some students being bused past their neighborhood schools to far-off schools with more room.
Montana State University Billings will host a statewide summit on sexual assault in September.
With the flick of a switch from the driver’s seat, the trunk of Rod Hessler’s 2007 Cadillac XLR convertible pops open and the hard-top roof moves out, up and toward the front of the car on mechanized arms before settling on the body.
Just a few minutes into Dan Carter’s physics and engineering presentation in Jevon Lulf and Tammy Baldry’s classroom at the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch’s Yellowstone Academy, the kids were already hooked.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County has joined up with a national campaign to provide its services to more local youth and increase its presence in the Billings area.
Not long after Billings popped up as a bustling railroad town in 1882, a single downtown site has been, in one way or another, a hub for the city's public education.
Conditions ripe for fire quickly spread a grass fire that started between Billings and Roundup on Thursday afternoon and damaged a mobile home, but thanks to a quick and heavy response from area fire departments, it was out almost as quickly.
As about 10 employees of CTA Architects Engineers crowded around a piece of playground equipment Wednesday, bolting metal arms, supports and other parts together, their boss stood off to the side and chuckled.
The Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch said Friday that businesses around town have been receiving phone calls claiming to be from the organization but that none of its employees made the calls.
A Billings man was charged on Friday with shooting toward two women on Thursday night in downtown Billings.
Two Forsyth residents face charges that they tried to kill five people by setting a house on fire.
Montana State University Billings announced on Thursday that Joseph Oravecz, dean of student affairs at the University of Nebraska Kearny, will be its next vice chancellor for student affairs.