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It’s Sugar Beet Processing Time Again In Billings

Sugar beets account for between $70 Million and $100 Million per year of Billings' regional economy. This year however it could be on the lower end of that range as harvests have been so good this year that there is a sugar glut in the U

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Paved Bicycle Trails Are Good For The Billings Economy

Many residents of Billings resent their tax dollars being used to construct paved bike paths. Some believe they are being built to someone’s idea of “greenhouse gas” requirements. Others see the City of Billings with a budget shortfall and consider bike lanes as a luxury when we should be tightening our belts just like families have been during a down economy

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Montana Gas Prices Continue To Fall [AUDIO]

Now that the end of the year is approaching, gas prices in Montana continue to fall.

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A truckload of sugar beets awaiting processing.
A truckload of sugar beets awaiting processing.
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IT SMELLS LIKE ROASTED CORN!

Part of my indoctrination to my new hometown of Billings is the smell of the processing of sugar beets. Some people don't like the smell but to me it has the aroma of roasted corn. Roasted corn smells sweet and so do all the jobs sugar beets add to our economy!

khrawlings, Flickr
khrawlings, Flickr
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Economic Woes Lead to More Men Becoming ‘Mannies’

While child care-givers such as babysitters and nannies have traditionally been women, the recent dip in the economy lead some men into the profession as well.

Dubbed “mannies,” the guys are often unemployed teachers, daycare workers or fathers.

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