Marty Connell

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Lots on the drawing board for downtown’s east end


Plans for further improvements in the far east end of downtown Billings were detailed Wednesday at the annual meeting of the Billings Industrial Revitalization District. Those plans include street, sidewalk and lighting upgrades in a nine-block area between north 10th and 13th streets and from First to Fourth Avenue North, with a total estimated price tag of just under $6 million. (more…) Continue Reading →

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For your viewing pleasure, new aerial photos of giant house

Big house

For no particular reason except that Marty Connell has kindly provided us with new aerial photos, we offer up—you guessed it!—new aerials photos of what is going to be the biggest house ever built in Yellowstone County. We have written about the big house before, so we won’t go into all the particulars again. Suffice it to say it will be a 26,000-square-foot castle-like abode with a bowling alley, home theater, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a drawbridge. It is being built just northeast of the developed part of the Ironwood Subdivision. And no, we still don’t know who is going to live there, though rumors continue to fly and dozens of readers have told us who it is. Continue Reading →

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