Lockwood

Emergency Highway Landing
Q2 reports a small Cessna aircraft made an emergency landing near Interstate 94 east of Billings between Lockwood and Huntley on Thursday night. The Billings Police Department said in a statement that the pilot ran out of fuel and was forced to land...
Thursday Fire Contained
Yellowstone County landowner Steve Selmer’s actions early Thursday helped firefighters contain a grass fire south of Shorey Road off Highway 3. Selmer jumped in a tractor with a disc and was able to cut a fire line to knock the blaze down, according to Yellowstone County DES coordina…
Lockwood Voters Approve High School Bond
Q2 reports that taxpayers in Lockwood approved a bond issue for a high school to be built, supporting the $49.9 million project on Tuesday with almost 64 percent of the vote. Superintedndent Tobin Novasio said they want taxpayers to be confident in their investment...
Lockwood Group Organizing for High School
The Lockwood Community Education Committee, an advocacy group supporting a new high school, held a kickoff event at ACE Hardware in Lockwood on Saturday, distributing yard signs and giving their pitch for why their K-8 school district should expand to include a high school...
Lockwood HS Bill Passes
Lockwood is one step closer to having its own high school.  A bill that would allow Lockwood voters to create a high school district was passed by the Montana House on Wednesday.  By a nearly-unanimous 97-3 margin, Senate Bill 139 is now headed to Gov...
Strip Club Stabbing
One man was hospitalized and another was arrested following a stabbing Monday at the Planet Lockwood strip club, according to a report by The Billings Gazette.  Yellowstone County sheriff’s deputies responded to the club after midnight where a 26-year-old man had been stabbed in…
HS Expansion Bill Sailing Through Helena
Legislative efforts in support of a new high school for Lockwood are sailing through the State House.  Two years ago, a bill that would have created an exemption to Montana’s ban on new high school districts divided state legislators– but Senate Bill 139 was unanimously passed, effectively letting K…
Billings Considers Treating ExxonMobil Wastewater
The Billings City Council will consider a proposal to treat wastewater from the ExxonMobil refinery in Lockwood during its Dec. 19 meeting.  Public works officials briefed the city council on the agreement– which is still being developed– during Monday’s work session…
Lockwood Home Damaged By Early Morning Fire
A Lockwood home was severely damaged today in an early morning fire.  Six children and two adults were in the home at the time of the fire but no injuries were reported, according to Capt. David McKinney, of Lockwood Fire and Rescue.
 
At about 2 a.m. f...

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