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Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert
Rick Diamond, Getty Images

Country Music Royalty And D-I-V-O-R-C-E

Divorce in our industry isn't new. It's just sad.

With Monday'sa nnouncement that Reba and Narvel have separated, it makes me wonder. Blake and Miranda announced their split a couple weeks ago, and they've only been together about four years

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Children who have died of heatstrroke in cars
Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

Montana Health Officials Caution Never Leave a Child In a Car Alone, Not Even for a Minute

On average, 38 children in the United States have died each year since 1998 from being left in a sweltering car.

National statistics show that as of July 27, 2015, there have been 11 reported fatalities due to children being left in the car

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Fill the Boot
Photo Courtesy of the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Lockwood Firefighters and Muscular Dystrophy Association Rally Behind 60-year Tradition, Fill the Boot for Local MDA Families

Get ready to fill local firefighters' boots with cold hard cash and help fight muscle disease in the process.

Lockwood Fire Fighters, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will kick off the firefighters' annual "Fill the Boot" fundraising campaign to help save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease in the Lockwood and Billings areas

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The Outpouring of Outrage and Sympathy for Cecil the Lion Was Out of Proportion and Misplaced [Opinion]

As I watched all the media coverage last week about Cecil the lion, I was struck by the outpouring of rage by people appalled by this cruelty.

The national media also ran with it, fueling the fire with heart-warming video of this majestic beast

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Sturgis Rally Draws Bikers To South Dakota
Scott Olson, Getty Images

The Annual Sturgis Bike Rally, Vacation Travel and Traffic — Beware

I drove I-90 from Missoula to Billings on Saturday and I don't know if I've ever seen traffic that heavy on an interstate in Montana.

I saw quite a few out of state plates and motorcycles. Hundreds upon hundreds of Motorcycles headed for Sturgis and the 75th revival of this particular madness

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Anxious Girl About to Get an Injection

Is Your Child Ready for the New Rules on School Immunizations that Take Effect This Fall in Montana

All parents of school-age children need to be aware that the immunization requirements in Montana have been changed and those changes affect the 2015-16 school year.

So, parents, it is not too early to start thinking about back-to-school immunizations

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

MontanaFair Introduces One of the Easiest Ways to Park at the Fair

MontanaFair is one  of the biggest events in the state, attracting an estimated 230,000 people eager to take in the thrill rides, rodeo, musical acts and once-a-year midway fair food.

The fun and excitement is sometimes eclipsed by the headache of finding a place to park

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Category: Best Of Billings
Yard Trash
Karen Gallagher, Townsquare Media

Really City Of Billings? [Opinion]

What is that nursery rhyme? 

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Michael Mezmer
Photo Courtesy of MetraPark

Phenomenist Brings Show as Unique as the Name to MontanaFair in Billings [Video]


Can you use that in a sentence, please?

A phenomenist is one who believes in phenomenalism.


What we do know is that it is a valid Scrabble word.

What we also know is that you can a phenomenist live at MontanaFair.


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Donating blood
Tim Matsui, Getty Images

United Blood Services in Billings Hosts ‘Don’t Be a Chicken’ Blood Drive

Are you a chicken, even a wee bit, when it comes to donating blood?

If so, you are exactly the person for whom United Blood Services is searching during it's "Don't Be a Chicken" blood drive.

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Back-to-School Supplies
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Parents Can Expect to Pay Nearly $3,000 for School Supplies and Activities for Three Children in Grades K-12

If the sight of all those school supplies filling the aisles of Billings retail stores has you in a panic, it's understandable.

Parents with three children in elementary, middle and high school can expect to pay as much as $3,000 for school supplies and extracurricular activities for the 2015-2016 school year, according to the Huntington Bank Backpack Index released Wednesday.

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Mango and Dango
Photo Courtesy of MontanaFair

Mango Dango is Not a New Food at MontanaFair [Video]

When you're noshing on footlong corn dogs, funnel cakes and cheese curds at MontanaFair this year, you will be entertained for the first time by talents of Mango and Dango in the food court.

Mango and Dango are a multi-talented

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