Proponents of legalizing backyard chickens in Belgrade say they have collected enough signatures to put the matter before voters next November, but they will continue to gather more up until the filing deadline on Monday. Read more

After the school board made its decision last week to close Belgrade High School for the rest of the month due to staffing shortages, it this week pondered the question of how to reward staff and substitutes for stepping in to help keep schools running during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more