US Postal Inspector: 10,000 Fentanyl Pills Shipped Through Casper to PowellK2 Radio5 HOURS AGO
Billings murder rate doubles; assault and property crimes fallQ2 News1 DAY AGO
Lincoln Pleads Not Guilty in Old Crow Casefourpointspress.com2 DAYS AGO
Montana mom turns into investigator after police decline search for her missing sonUSA TODAY8 HOURS AGO
Former Billings highway paving contractor sentenced for attempted scam
Nathan Nephi Zito, 44 of Billings, pleaded guilty in October 2022 to one felony count of attempted monopolization in violation of the Sherman Act.
Outstanding Montana Bakery Nominated For a James Beard Award
A popular bakery in Montana has been nominated for a 2023 James Beard Award. The James Beard Foundation is an organization that celebrates and supports the people behind America’s food culture while pushing for new standards in the restaurant industry to create a future where all have the opportunity to thrive.
Work begins on South 4th Street project with tree removal
On March 29, work crews arrived bright and early to begin the process of removing trees along the southern border of Russell Park. This is part of the process of creating a water detention area that will hold stormwater during times of heavy rain. The South 4th Street reconstruction project is part of the City of Laurel's commitment to improve road conditions and stormwater drainage in the area. Officials say that the new construction will not interfere with the use of the park once work is done, and hope to have the project completed in September of 2023.
Swinging for the fences: Billings West determined to get back to AA championship
Much of the firepower the Golden Bears showcased last spring will be back on the softball diamond this year. Six starters return to the field, and that prolific offense should once again be a staple for the program. Swinging for the fences: Billings West determined to get back to AA...
What’s Replacing This Old Car Wash on Rehberg Lane in Billings?
On our NewsTalk Station's Facebook page, after writing about the two new businesses coming to Grand and 16th soon, commenter John Gies asked us what is coming to Rehberg Lane & Grand Avenue to replace the old Car Wash. We were happy to find out, and unfortunately, it isn't anything special.
Q2 Billings Area Weather: More snow coming
Snow moves back into the forecast by this evening with a couple of inches possible by Friday morning.
Q2 Billings Area Weather: Snow through Friday, Spring weather on Saturday
Snow returns to the forecast today with a couple of inches possible by tomorrow morning. It may be warm enough in some areas to get a little bit of rain, too.
Billings Chamber Business Spotlight – CW Designs
“Your landscaping or gardening project is always in good hands with CW Designs. Our services include everything from initial consultation to final installation of your project. We focus our process on your personal wishes and needs. We will work with you to provide the best results for your landscaping project.” – from the CW Designs Landscape Renovation Specialist website.
New law could increase taxes on marijuana sales in Montana
BILLINGS, Mont. -- In the state legislature cannabis is once again taking center stage. This year, a proposed bill is seeking to undo almost all of the policy changes that were voted into effect by Montanans. It has been an interesting journey when it comes to the legalization of marijuana...
Billings PD 2022 Annual Report shows increase in robberies, homicides
BILLINGS, Mont. - The Billings Police Department’s 2022 Annual Report shows an increase in robberies and criminal homicides in the Magic City. In 2022, Billings Detectives investigated 17 homicides, compared to the 9 in 2021. In the last 10 years however, detectives investigated the most homicides in 2020, with 22 reported that year.
What TWO Businesses Are Replacing Pizza Hut on Grand & 16th?!
In driving across town the other day, I got stopped at the light on 16th and Grand... and it gave me time to check out the two buildings that are replacing Pizza Hut. It's been a few months since it was torn down, yet it has been mostly radio silence. However, after reaching out to Victoria Hill with the City of Billings... we have a bit more insight thanks to her detective work.
Billings seeks input for transportation plan
Billings area residents have an opportunity to help prioritize future transportation needs. Lisa Olmsted is Public Involvement Manager for the Billings Urban Area Long-Range Transportation Plan. She says public input is important because it drives the future of all types of transportation in the city. “Think things like roads, sidewalks,...
An Open Letter: Billings Needed to Hear This Message
I’ve officially lived in Billings for 6 months and I have to do my quarterly gratitude post plus some insight into a radio DJ's life. Dear Billings Residents and listeners of the Morning Mix 97.1,. Without your kindness, I don't know what I'd do. Moving life to a new...
Ceremony held at Yellowstone National Cemetery honoring Vietnam War veterans
On Wednesday, Vietnam war veterans were invited to the Yellowstone National Cemetery to honor their service, sacrifice, and enduring achievements with a Lapel pinning ceremony.
Docuseries on Missing and Murdered Indigenous People crisis to show at Babcock
Western Native Voice and Northern Plains Resource Council will co-host the Billings premiere of "Murder in Big Horn," a new docuseries from Showtime about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous People crisis, on April 15 at the Babcock Theatre in Billings. The screening will begin at 1 p.m. and will show...
A devil of a Bear: Transfer Camden Susott left no doubt she could play at the Class AA level
BILLINGS — Camden Susott is a pitcher besides being a prodigious power hitter, so she feels a bit of sisterhood with whomever is standing in the circle against her team on game days. Especially during those games last year when she and her Billings West teammates pounded home run...
Billings business owner falls victim to new Facebook hack
Courtney Kirkwood has owned Blush Boutique in Billings for more than 15 years. She has worked tirelessly to grow her social media following--but was recently the victim of a global scam.
Laurel Police report for March 21-27
The following represent a portion of the calls responded to by officers from the Laurel Police Department between March 21 and March 27. Unless otherwise indicated, all cases are considered under investigation. Anyone with information about these or other crimes is encouraged to call the LPD at 628-8737. March 21.
Almost 600 Crimes In Billings Over 7 Days? Magic City Gone Wild.
With all the reports we've been writing about in the month of March, including ones where we had to reach out and inquire about them as nothing had been released, I started looking around to find more information about the crime happening across Billings. What I discovered is simply shocking, and should have you concerned.
Downtown Billings Stockman Bank Robbed Last Thursday By 67 YO Man
Thanks to our loyal Cat Country 102.9 Facebook fans for bringing this to my attention! We reached out to BPD today, and they were happy to provide information, as they had difficulties last week with technology preventing this release of information. We've contacted Stockman Bank, who has not called back with more details.
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