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Yellowstone County Commissioners approve $94 Million Budget

Originally published in the 9/8/17 print edition.  This is an early release of the story. BILLINGS — Pointing out that Yellowstone County’s 2017-18 budget is only “sustainable” if the proposed Safety Mill Levy passes, County Commissioner Denis Pitman refused to…

City, county may split ways on zoning regulations

Originally published in the 8/25/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. BILLINGS — Yellowstone County Commissioners approved a proposed separation of the zoning regulations that govern the City of Billings and Yellowstone County. Called the Unified Zoning Regulations, the City-County…

Superintendent Sandbox: Tobin Novasio

Local superintendents submit a monthly column to the Yellowstone County News called Superintendent Sandbox.  Occasionally, his remarks and column are featured here on the Lockwood Community website. This article by Superintendent Novasio was published in the 9/1/17 print edition of…

New mega fertilizer plant taking shape in Lockwood

Originally published in the 8/25/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. LOCKWOOD — The economics of unit trains and improving technology are making possible the building of a new mega fertilizer plant by Town & Country Supply Association near Lockwood. Construction…

Solar eclipse excites crowd and viewers

Originally published in the 8/25/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News POMPEYS PILLAR — Monday’s solar eclipse wowed people who gazed up at the sky, but on the ground at Pompeys Pillar, ham radio operators from the Yellowstone Radio Club…