The boxcar was a thank-you gift, in response to Americans donating food, clothing and other supplies to aid recovery in France and other European countries after World War II.
The event was initially scheduled for Jan. 5 and 6, but there wasn’t enough snow in Helena at that time, so it was postponed. Organizers announced several weeks later that they would be able to reschedule it for this weekend.
HELENA – Blocked sidewalks filled with snow can be dangerous for people trying to navigate their way around town and is especially the case for those who use walkers or wheelchairs.
GREAT FALLS – Over 400 middle school girls packed the new CMR High School STEM Center on Friday morning to learn more about women in STEM.
GREAT FALLS – The University of Providence Board of Trustees voted Thursday to approve the recommendation to close several of the university’s programs.
BILLINGS – Twenty-nine people from 18 countries were welcomed into America at a naturalization ceremony in Billings Thursday. Naturalization is the process by which U.S. citizenship is given to a foreign citizen.
HELENA – A quintet of young musicians from Helena have been selected to participate in the prestigious All-Northwest performing group this week.
HELENA – Montana: The Magazine of Western History celebrates 68 years in print in February.
GREAT FALLS – A couple from Geyser have been married for 27 years.
BOZEMAN – The 31st Bug Buffet held at Montana State University on Valentines Day had some interesting choices on the menu.
BOZEMAN – Montana State University is taking part in research that would turn algae into biofuel.
GREAT FALLS – Nikki Davalos and Kat Whitish were having coffee one morning when they came up with LOVE, Linking Our Voices Everyday.
BILLINGS- MSU Billings had its best retention rate in five years at the start of the spring semester.
BUTTE – There have been numerous frustrating delays for the Butte Rescue Mission’s new homeless shelter. But, now, the organization is feeling optimist.
GREAT FALLS – Restaurant week kicks off in Great Falls on Friday.