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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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MontanaFair Has a 100th Birthday Surprise in Store for Fairgoers

Some of the best birthdays are filled with surprises, revelry and guests -- and MontanaFair's 100th anniversary celebration will be no exception.

Usually, it's the guest of honor who is surprised

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Has Technology Really Made Our Lives Better?

It's conventional wisdom that computers and modern technology have raised our collective standard of living. In some instances there is no argument. Computer models predicting severe weather, GPS's in our smart phones and (in my case) organizational tools like Outlook calendars have saved lives, time and made us more productive

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Photo Courtesy of University of Montana Facebook Page
Photo Courtesy of University of Montana Facebook Page
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Cat-Griz Game Viewing Parties Will Be Held All Over the World

On Saturday, hundreds of Billings football fans will make the trip to Missoula for the annual Brawl of the Wild. Thousands more will be watching the big game in local bars, restaurants or at home.  But did you know that the rivalry now reaches all over the world?

Alumni associations at the University of Montana and Montana State University are helping to organize satellite viewing parties in far away places like Alaska, Hawaii, Connecticut, Georgia, Tennessee, California, Washington, Massachusetts, Utah, Texas, and even the American Virgin Islands

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Flakesgiving 2014 — Help Us Feed 1,500 Families on November 22nd

Flakesgiving 2014 is just around the corner.  Thanks to your generous support, we've been able to provide a free Thanksgiving meal to thousands of families over the years.  We look forward to handing out another 1,500 complete meals this year

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Photo Courtesy of Montana State University Facebook Page
Photo Courtesy of Montana State University Facebook Page
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Pick Your Side in the Great Divide and Win Tickets for Cats-Griz

Want to see Cats and Griz square off in Missoula on Saturday the 22nd?  This week, Cat Country wants you to "Pick Your Side in the Great Divide".

Thursday night from 6 to 8, our own Karen Gallagher will be broadcasting live at Cadillac Jax Sports Bar and Casino on 1744 Grand Ave

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Photo Courtesy of Professional Bull Riders Facebook Page
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Win PBR Tickets with the Flakes This Week

The Professional Bull Riders Tour is coming back to Billings and we've got your chance to win tickets before you can buy 'em.  The Built Ford Tough PBR series returns to the Rimrock Auto Arena at Metra Park Friday April 17th through Sunday April 19th

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Photo Courtesy of Rob O'Neil Facebook Page
Photo Courtesy of Rob O'Neil Facebook Page
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Navy SEAL Who Killed Osama Bin Laden is One of Montana’s Finest

It probably wouldn't surprise you to learn that the Navy SEAL who shot and killed Osama Bin Laden in 2011 is a Montana native.  Rob O’Neill will publicly reveal his identity in a Fox News interview next week

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Photo Courtesy of Miles City Virtual Marketplace Facebook Page
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New Study Names Miles City as Montana’s Happiest Place

Here's one we never saw coming.  According to a new study based statistics from the US Census Bureau and the FBI, Miles City is the "happiest" city in Montana.  Really?  Have they ever bothered to visit Miles City?  

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Jason Aldean Announces Montana Concert

If you're a Jason Aldean fan, we've got some good news and bad news for you.  Which one would you like to hear first?

Ok, we'll start with the bad news.  Jason just announced the next leg of his 2015 "Burn it Down" tour and, sadly, he won't be coming to Billings

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Not only did Josh and Jessi Baird serve in Afghanistan, they actually got married there.   We are honored to salute their service, along with all of the hometown heroes who entered this contest.
Not only did Josh and Jessi Baird serve in Afghanistan, they actually got married there. We are honored to salute their service, along with all of the hometown heroes who entered this contest.
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Cat Country Salutes the Soldiers, Pt 4

Thanks to everyone who entered our "Salute the Soldiers" contest.   The stories have been fantastic.  Here's a few more Hometown Heroes that we'd like to recognize.

Christa Lowery nominated her husband Paul
"Paul has been in the National Guard for 17 years

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Frederick O'Neil served valiantly in the United States Army.  Cat Country is proud to salute his service
Frederick O'Neil served valiantly in the United States Army. Cat Country is proud to salute his service
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More Entries in the “Cat Country Salutes the Soldiers” Contest

Today is the final day to nominate a friend or family member for the Cat Country "Salute the Soldiers" contest. Here's a few of our latest entries.

Judy Campeau wrote in to nominate her father, Frederick O'Neil

"Frederick L O'Neil enlisted in the US Army in 1950 and was stationed at Camp
Atterbury in Indiana

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