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Billings Medical Workers Exhausted Of Staff and Resources

The National Guard was recently called in to provide assistance to medical workers at Billings Clinic due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases and a lack of space and staff. Billings Mayor Bill Cole on the recent rise in cases. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/9-03_737.mp3

Montana Municipalities Beginning To Decide On Marijuana Laws

With Montana’s marijuana market due to open up in five months, Montana towns must now figure out what legal cannabis will look like in their communities. Voters legalized general use cannabis during last year’s elections while this year’s legislature sorted out details during its most recent session, but now determining zoning districts, subje...

Billings City Budget Gets Approved

Billings’ city council recently approved the city’s budget for 2022. Mayor Bill Cole explains the notable increase in the budget and why it got approved. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/7-01_637.mp3

Department Of Agriculture Director To Oversee ARPA Funds

A shakeup today with the Montana Department of Agriculture, Governor Greg Gianforte announced that he will be appointing the department’s director Mike Foster to lead the state’s program in distributing federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act. Foster will work with ARPA commissions and state agencies to recommend how the governor...

Lewwistown Streets and Sidewalk Improvement Projects Begin

The Lewistown Street and Sidewalk Improvements project are underway. Width restrictions are active on US Highway 87 with a max width of 12 feet. Crews have begun paving approaches along the Truck Bypass. Along Main Street, crews will be raising manholes, water valves, and patching sidewalks. Temporary lane striping is expected within the next ...