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New mega fertilizer plant taking shape in Lockwood

Originally published in the 8/25/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News.  LOCKWOOD — The economics of unit trains and improving technology are making possible the building of a new mega fertilizer plant by Town & Country Supply Association near Lockwood. Construction … read more

YVEC’s new ‘Operation Round Up’ is “opt-out rather than opt-in”

by Judy Killen-Originally published in the print edition of Yellowstone County News. HUNTLEY — With the “Operation Round Up” program launching this month, YVEC general manager Brandon Wittman would like to remind co-op customers that the program is totally voluntary. … read more

Work begins on new 911 dispatch center in Billings

Originally published in the 8/4/17 print edition of Yellowstone County News. BILLINGS — Officials from Yellowstone County and the City of Billings on Monday broke ground for a new 911 dispatch center in downtown Billings. The formal groundbreaking marked the … read more

Neal McCoy, Chancy Williams, Bucky Beaver Ground Grippers slated for Friday Homesteader Days concert

HOMESTEADER PARK — The Friday night Homesteader Days concert features a veteran country singer and an up-and-coming Wyoming band, along with perennial crowd favorites Bucky Beaver Ground Grippers. Chancy Williams and the Younger Brothers Band open the show at 7 … read more