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The Billings Family YMCA got a massive boost Thursday in its efforts to renovate many of its facilities with a third of the $1 million they need in the form of a donation from Scheels.
The convicted felon involved in a four-hour standoff with Billings police on the South Side on Dec. 15 was charged Wednesday with violating his probation — the same charge that led to a warrant that sparked the standoff in the first place.
The sound of “Thank you” being yelled by two-dozen kids bounced around the gymnasium at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County’s Bair Family Clubhouse on Tuesday afternoon, directed at officials from Rocky Mountain Bank.
A man was arrested without incident after a nearly four-hour standoff at a South Side home Monday.
As a reward for raising $18,000 for a $230,000 project to get new playground equipment for their school, Lockwood elementary students on Friday got to attend a special assembly that included learning new games and healthy habits from a former professional football player.
Montana State University Billings has taken the first steps to identify what its students need to succeed and find ways to improve student retention rates.
It took wildlife officials a few minutes to coax her out of her cage and back into the wild, but a young eagle rescued from the Yellowstone River near Billings in late November was returned to the wild on Tuesday.
Montana State University Billings could face a $4.4 million budget shortfall for the 2015-2016 academic year, and school officials said Monday they’re already working to find a solution.
Even as a kid, Kevin Majewski had always known that he wanted to go to college.
Going into high school, Billings West High senior Erica Noble thought she knew the career she wanted to pursue but that quickly changed with her involvement in the local arm of a federal program designed to prepare some students for college.
To date, 2005 Billings Skyview High graduate Marie Burke has been featured in a trio of national commercials, three television shows and two films.
As Marissa Henthorn and Alice Zeeb — both seniors at Billings Senior High — tapped away on laptops, Michelle Watson offered advice and tips on the tricky and sometimes exhausting process of finding and applying for college scholarships.
As teacher Wendy Jam read a short story about a musician to a half-dozen youngsters at Head Start Inc. on Friday morning, she’d occasionally pause to let the kids holler out the instrument played by the main character.
Phillips 66, which has a refinery in Billings, has donated $50,000 to ZooMontana to build a new wolverine habitat and exhibit.
Former state Sen. Jason Priest pleaded guilty late Wednesday afternoon to four misdemeanor charges in an assault case involving his daughter and wife.
Some travelers flying out of Billings can now spend a little less time with a little less hassle in security lines at the airport.
On Wednesday, ZooMontana introduced its newest resident to the public — a 4-year-old male Canada lynx named Opi.
The Billings Police Department is seeking an arrest warrant in relation to a Nov. 5 incident in which R&B singer Jeremih and his entourage were involved in a fracas at a Billings restaurant that made national news.
From a high of 69 degrees on Nov. 8 to a low of eight below zero on Nov. 30 — and 13.2 inches of snow throughout, more than double the monthly average — last month’s weather was anything but consistent.
When Rimrock Mall first opened its doors on Sept. 11, 1975, it marked a turning point in Billings' history.
Ice, slush and lower seasonal flow levels in the Yellowstone River combined last week with a reshaped river channel from 2011 flooding to cause problems for the city's water supply through its main intake on the river.
Montana State University Billings announced on Tuesday that it will launch new and updated early childhood education licensing programs.
Even though they take every chance they can to spend time with their newborn son, Khalen, at St. Vincent Healthcare’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) since his birth in late September, Nick and Kyrsten Bronson can’t always be there.
Gavin Stichman is a little camera shy but he loves sports — “all of them, any of them,” in his words — and his favorite football team is the Green Bay Packers. At school, his favorite subjects are, in order and once again in his words, recess, math and spelling.
You won’t find anyone with an engineering degree from Montana State University Billings, but there’s a good chance that in a few years, there’ll be plenty who took the first steps toward earning it there.
It sure does take a lot of work to have so much fun.
As she used a bowl filled with smoldering tobacco to smudge rocks adorned with the names of American military veterans, Montana State University Billings student Kaja Anderson listed off the names she hoped to add to the rocks.
Helen Slottje has spent the last four years crafting a successful legal strategy utilizing zoning laws to prevent oil and gas fracking from entering communities across New York, and she hopes an upcoming speech can help do the same for Billings.
Singer Jeremih and his entourage reportedly caused a bit of a ruckus at the West End Fuddruckers on Wednesday, and the incident has Billings Police Department Chief Rich St. John defending the department after some community criticism for its response time.
Unofficial final results tallied into early Wednesday show incumbents David Carter and Pedro Hernandez each won handily in their bids for Yellowstone County’s two justices of the peace jobs.
When the tallying of the votes wrapped up early Wednesday, Rod Souza finished with a 10 percent lead over Bill Speare in unofficial final election results, with more than 55 percent of the votes, to replace retiring District Court Judge G. Todd Baugh.
October in Billings was quite a bit warmer, with less precipitation than normal, nearly to record levels.
Alex Ward doesn’t like to call them con artists.
The 10-day quarantine placed on ZooMontana’s pair of gray wolves after a report that one of them might have bitten a young child has ended, and the wolves are back on public view.
A Sidney police officer shot and injured a 59-year-old North Dakota man when the man pulled out a handgun during a traffic incident early Friday.
ZooMontana’s 17-year-old Sika deer, Rocket, was euthanized on Monday due to complications and concerns over his progressing arthritis.
As he navigated the department’s new bomb robot through the hallways of the Billings Police Department’s training and operations building, Sgt. Jason Gartner noted that it hasn’t seen any action yet, outside of training and a few demonstrations.
The United States Department of Agriculture inspected ZooMontana’s wolf enclosure on Tuesday as the investigation continued into a report of a child being bitten by one of the animals.
In the unlikely event that an earthquake rumbles its way through Billings, 8-year-old Gracie Dague and her classmates at Lockwood Elementary know what to do.
A man was accused Monday of strangling his pregnant girlfriend last week before hitting her with the blunt end of a hatchet.
One of ZooMontana’s two gray wolves bit a young child on Sunday afternoon.
The trial for a man accused of shooting another man to death in Lockwood last January, scheduled to begin on Monday, was continued after a key witness failed to show up.
A Billings woman was charged Friday with participating in a scheme that apparently has roots in West Africa and involved selling collectible guns without actually providing any of the guns.
Two men already in jail on unrelated charges were charged Friday with tying up a couple and stealing from their home in July.
Earlier this spring, Luther teacher Carolyn Hutson was named the 2014 Rural Teacher of the Year by the Montana Association of County School Superintendents and was later announced as a finalist for national rural teacher of the year.
In just one day, Alicia Steere’s priorities expanded from the day-to-day duties of a wife and mother to how to fight a potentially deadly disease while keeping a sense of normalcy within her own family.
When the Billings Animal Control Board meets on Tuesday, it could be the first step toward lifting a half-century-old ban on dogs in developed city parks.
In effort to raise awareness of Domestic Violence Month during October, YWCA Billings will launch its Step Up to End Violence campaign on Wednesday.
A Billings-based educational program that teaches middle-school students about technology used during Lewis and Clark’s historic journey by comparing it to its modern counterparts has received a national honor for its efforts and will celebrate the award at a public event Wednesday.
Five Montana breweries brought home six medals — half of them gold — for their beers and one was named very small brewery of the year at the Great American Beer Festival, held in Denver last weekend.