The 2020 Manhattan Potato Festival, the main fund-raiser for the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, is the latest local casualty of policies related to the COVID-19 virus.

Gallatin County voters have approved two levies to help pay for the 911 Dispatch Center and search and rescue operations.

A Belgrade man was charged with his seventh DUI Tuesday after callers reported seeing an intoxicated man wearing nothing but a straw hat on the trails near the Erwin Bridge Fishing Access.

Farmers markets in Belgrade, Manhattan and Three Forks will take place this summer despite the COVID-19 restrictions that have forced the cancellation of numerous other festivals and activities in the Gallatin Valley.

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After more than a quarter century as an educator in Montana, Rick Phillips has decided to step away. Wednesday Belgrade’s activities director turned in his resignation to Superintendent Godfrey Saunders.

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Pending school board approval at Monday night's meeting, Sydney Heckel will become the new head boys soccer coach at Belgrade High. Heckel is a 2010 alumni and helped the girls team win the Class A state championship in 2007.

Johnny Graham’s philosophy is to speed up the pace of the game. His players have bought into that strategy and ran the game plan to perfection Tuesday night.

Hyalite Canyon offers a plethora of outdoor opportunities highlighted by Hyalite Reservoir, which was constructed in the late 1940’s. From camping to fishing to hiking to getting out onto the reservoir via a kayak or paddle board, there’s something for everyone.

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I’m writing regarding a crime report from the May 28th edition of Belgrade News. The piece begins “A 60 year old Belgrade man was charged Tuesday with malicious intimidation after reportedly threatening his Brazilian co-worker with a shotgun after making racist jokes towards him.”

My fellow white community of faith... Now is the time for you to show up on behalf of the marginalized people in our community. Our black, indigenous, and community of color is exhausted. Our absence seemed notable at Sunday’s protest in Bozeman put together by the Montana Racial Equity Proj…

…And just like that, the world got dimmer and heaven got brighter…

Bruce Arthur Marcott, 62, of Belgrade, passed away April 23, 2020. Bruce was born April 28, 1957 in Medford, WI to Wilfred and LaVerna (Thieme) Marcott.

Dorothy Loraine (Rash) Chesnut, 93, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on May 4, 2020. Dorothy was born on Feb. 4, 1927, in Central Park to Hallard and Beth (Phillips) Rash. She graduated from Gallatin County High School in 1945.