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Billings Gazette Gazette Picks

The best of The Billings Gazette, hand-picked by local editors.

Minute Out In It: Bull Fight

Minute Out In It: Bull Fight

As night falls on Mammoth Hot Springs, elk bugles ring out in every direction. Three or four bulls trot past the glowing windows of Officer's …

Rambold resentenced to 10 years in prison for rape of student who committed suicide

Rambold resentenced to 10 years in prison for rape of student who committed suicide

Seven years after former teacher Stacey Dean Rambold had sex with a freshman student who later killed herself, he has been re-sentenced, this …

USDA says unapproved GMO wheat found in Huntley

USDA says unapproved GMO wheat found in Huntley

Unregulated genetically modified wheat has popped up at a Montana research facility east of Billings, the U.S. Agriculture Department said Friday.

Lodge Grass acting mayor held in jail over water bill dispute

Lodge Grass acting mayor held in jail over water bill dispute

Lodge Grass’ Attorney Ron Arneson feels that he has been misled.

Water partially restored to Lodge Grass subdivision but untested water lines put hundreds at risk

Water partially restored to Lodge Grass subdivision but untested water lines put hundreds at risk

LODGE GRASS — After almost two weeks without running water, some residents of the Johnny Wilson Acres subdivision near Lodge Grass finally hav…

Oil-patch killing suspect called fit for trial

Oil-patch killing suspect called fit for trial

Attorneys for the Montana Department of Justice asked the state Supreme Court on Wednesday to reject a Colorado man’s petition to be declared …

Billings police lieutenant to make a run for sheriff

Billings police lieutenant to make a run for sheriff

With less than two weeks before people can begin voting, Billings Police Lt. Mark Cady on Wednesday announced his intentions to make a late ru…

Montana Prehistory Minute: 20 ton herd animals  wandered Montana plains

Montana Prehistory Minute: 20 ton herd animals wandered Montana plains

Museum of the Rockies curator of paleontology Jack Horner discusses the giant diplodocus that once roamed the plains of Montana.

"Creeky the Clown" dies

"Creeky the Clown" dies

Floyd Creekmore, "Creeky the Clown," was named the world's oldest working clown by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2012, died last week at 98.

September mugshots

September mugshots

Look at some of the crime stories from The Billings Gazette from September.

50 Wild Places: Celebrating Montana's Outdoors

50 Wild Places: Celebrating Montana's Outdoors

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act with 50 wild adventures in Montana's outdoors. Stories, photos and maps will appear over …