January 26, 2012 - Homes Near Montana State University
Bozeman, Montana, is home to Montana State University. MSU was originally founded in 1893 as the Agricultural College of the State of Montana, and then renamed the Montana College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. It wasn’t until 1965 that it was officially named Montana State University.
January 24, 2011 - Montana State University Boosts Economy
The Montana State University helps those in the Bozeman area and outside Montana even get better educated for practical jobs as well as defined jobs. This boosts the overall economy and creates more jobs in in the state. There is a proposed plan to increase the recently cut funds for added growth instead of increasing tuitions. Real More on Montana State University Boosts Economy
December 21, 2010 - Livingston Health Care Accepted 20 Acres of Donated Land
A local family has generously donated 20 acres and sold an additional 10 acres to the Livingston Healthcare facility of Livingston. This non-profit group helps operate the local health clinics and hospitals and this will make room for much needed offices in the area. Read more here and the Livingston Purchase.
November 21, 2010 - Community Gives Back with Thanksgiving Dinners
Thanksgiving is a time of plenty and feasting and so many in the Bozeman area have neither. It's time for the 4th annual Thanksgiving dinner for those desiring a home cooked meal in a warm environment. The Holy Rosary Community Center in Bozeman Montana, will be hosting this dinner from 12:30 - 3:30 on Thanksgiving day and there are no reservations needed. If there are those unable to make it to the center but still need a meal, they are welcome to call St. James Episcopal Church for information on home delivery. 580-4748. Leave your name, address and number. Happy Thanksgiving all!
November 8, 2010 - Gallatin Valley Habitat for Humanity offers Home for Family
Habitat for Humanity in the Gallatin Valley just finished their 58th home and just in time for worthy family in time for the holidays. Soon after their application was accepted in September 2008, they began working on several of the six Habitat for Humanity homes in the west Bozeman Westwinds Subdivision they now proudly calls home. A little more than two years later, this family moved into their new home and have been settling in with ease. The family invited the community to join them in dedicating their new home.
October 22, 2010 - Bozeman accepts Montana School Board of the Year
Bozeman already had Montana's teacher of the year and history teacher of the year, now they can add the school board to that list. With a major award going to school superintendent Kirk Miller, the two honors were given out at the Montana conference for Education Leadership. Miller and the board have not retreated from controversial decisions, such as establishing attendance boundaries for Bozeman elementary schools and moving the Bridger Alternative Program to Bozeman High School. School Board trustees are on good terms with each other and rarely disagree with Miller. Miller has provided great leadership in developing an extensive plan to guide the district's future and get everyone working toward the same goals.
October 12, 2010 - Museum of the Rockies to mark National Fossil Day
The Museum of the Rockies will participate in the first-ever National Fossil Day on Wednesday, Oct. 13, by offering two programs for children. The first class, Fantastic Fossils, geared for children ages 3 to 5, will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. at the museum. Children will look closely at the fossils on display, learn how dinosaur bones are preserved and discover why so many dinosaurs are found in Montana. These young scientists will also make their own fossil to take home. It is free for museum members and $5 for non-members. The second class, Digging Dinos, for children in third to fifth grades will be from 3:45 to 5 p.m. It will allow students to get their hands dirty as they learn how a fossil finds its way from the ground to a museum display. Participants will play a role in preparing a real dinosaur bone. Pre-registration is required for this class by calling 994-6618 or emailing email@example.com. Class fees are $10 for MOR members and $15 for non-members.
October 5, 2010 - Livingston woman runs only lifetime sanctuary for retired draft horses
Deborah Derr's Ranch rescues draft horses from Canada that are used for medical purposes. Derr, a 43-year-old chiropractor, founded the nonprofit, called United in Light, in 2003 in Arizona. She moved her herd to Livingston in 2007. "We have nine horses, but we've rescued 12 and found homes for hundreds," she said. Learn more about her Livingston Ranch here.
September 28, 2010 - New Art Gallery Opens in Livingston
Outside the Box, Livingston's newest art gallery, will have its grand opening celebration at the Art Walk on Friday, Sept. 24. Outside the Box features work by two Billings artists - Karen Johnson with oils and photography and Carrie Hannah Sharp with earth-fired pottery and spheres. The new gallery is located in Park Place, across the street from the historic NP Depot.