great falls montana: Fox Farm Homes for Sale in Great Falls Montana - 04/27/14 11:49 AM
Fox Farm Homes for Sale in Great Falls Montana
Are you looking for a home in the Fox Farm Neighborhood in Great Falls Montana? 
Fox Farm is one of the most requested neighborhoods in Great Falls due to the fact that it lies in the Meadowlark School District. Meadowlark School is a popular elementary school in Great Falls.  Even though it is a Public School it is often thought of as a more exclusive school for elementary students.  If you are moving to Great Falls with elementary age children, you have most likely been told you should buy a home in … (2 comments)

great falls montana: Homes and Real Estate for Sale in Great Falls Montana - 04/11/13 04:35 AM
Homes and Real Estate for Sale in Great Falls Montana Real Estate in Great Falls in most price ranges is very active right now.  In fact, it did not seem to slow down much at all during the winter as it typicaly does.  I think this is due in part to the very mild winter we enjoyed here and the slightly improving economy.  This is good news for sellers who have been waiting to sell thinking the economy might make it difficult to sell thier home.
Buyers are looking for information on the Internet like never before and with all of the … (0 comments)

great falls montana: Great Falls Montana - Bus Transit - 09/23/11 04:53 PM
Great Falls Montana - Bus Transit
When it comes to getting around town, most Montanan's are pretty independent.  We like having our own vehicles and the convenience that comes with them, and with little traffic, driving around Great Falls is usually pretty easy.  We even now hold the title of the City with the Shortest Commute in the U.S.  But with gas prices hovering around $4.00 a gallon and vehicle payments, insurance and maintenance costs on the rise, some folks are looking for alternative means of getting around.
Because we could have snow on the ground for up to … (0 comments)

great falls montana: Great Falls Montana - Home of the Shortest Commute in the U.S. - 09/22/11 05:16 PM
Great Falls Montana - Home of the Shortest Commute in the U.S.
It's Official.  Great Falls now owns the title as The City with the Shortest Commute Time in the United States.  According to the Census Bureau report "Commuting in the United States: 2009" released Thursday, on average, Great Falls drivers need only 14.2 minutes to commute to work.
The average US commute time - about 25 minutes.  New York Metro area workers average 34.6 minutes to get to their jobs.
Of course those of us who live in Great Falls already know that you can get just about anywhere in … (2 comments)

great falls montana: Ming's Chinese Restaurant - Great Falls Montana - 09/18/11 04:52 PM
Ming's Chinese Restaurant - Great Falls Montana
Ming's seems like a typical Chinese Restaurant until you get inside and meet Ming and Su.  Ming's is a Family run business and they are the owners. They are located right on busy 10th Ave S at 3212. There is plenty of parking along the side and back of the building.

Su has to be one of the happiest people in the world.  She always has a big smile and a happy greeting for you as you walk through the door.  Ming is also always sporting a large smile.  The two of them … (3 comments)

great falls montana: Strut Your Mutt Great Falls Montana - 09/14/11 06:08 PM
Strut Your Mutt Great Falls Montana
The Annual Strut Your Mutt Benefit Dog Walk will be September 18,2011.  Strut your Mutt is a benefit Dog walk for the Animal Foundation of Great Falls.


WHO: Dog lovers of all ages are welcome to show off their canine companions (one dog per human). Walk as part of a TEAM for even more fun! You don’t have to bring a dog to support the Animal Foundation!
WHAT: Register for $20 ($25 on the day of the Strut), build your own fund raising page, and gather pledges for the Animal Foundation. Form a TEAM! Teams … (2 comments)

great falls montana: Great Falls Gymnastics Academy - A great place for Kids of all ages. - 09/13/11 06:43 PM
Great Falls Gymnastics Academy - A great place for kids of all ages.


The Great Falls Gymnastics Academy, is a learning center based around Gymnastics.  Located downtown at 815 1st Ave N in the renovated Haggerty Motors Building, this is much more than just Gymnastics Classes.  It is also a Pre-School.
My daughter absolutely loves this place.  She has been attending since before she turned 2, starting out in the Tumble Bugs class.  At 3 she started in the Grass Hoppers and now is in the Learning Academy.
She started out a little scared and clingy, but now she … (0 comments)

great falls montana: Ways to obtain Great Falls Montana area rural Drinking Water: Part 3 - 09/12/11 06:52 PM
Ways to obtain Great Falls Montana area rural Drinking Water: Part 3
The City of Great Falls obtains the municipal water supply from the Missouri River.  It is treated and used for drinking, household use and to feed your sprinkler system for city dwellers.
But what if you want to live out of the city limits and need water?  There are several possibilities, each with their own quirks.  Last week I talked about wells and cisterns and water delivery companies.  Today I will discuss an alternative to delivery - hauling your own water.
Having your water delivered is handy, in fact it … (2 comments)

great falls montana: 20 Fun Facts about Great Falls Montana - 09/10/11 08:29 PM
20 Fun Facts about Great Falls Montana

Great Falls is home to the Worlds Shortest River - The Roe River - only 201 feet.
Great Falls is home to Giant Springs - the largest fresh water spring in the U.S.
Great Falls has 3 Rivers: The Sun, The Missouri and The Roe.
The Missouri River drops 500 feet in 21 miles over 5 different sets of falls.
Lewis and Clark portaged the 5 different sets of Falls in 1805.
In 1887 the first Train arrived in Great Falls.
Great Falls has had the most rapid temperature change registered in the … (0 comments)

great falls montana: Montana Bale Trail - 09/10/11 06:36 PM
Montana Bale Trail
Montana Bale Trail (What the Hay) which I covered earlier this week had enough great entries this year that I thought it deserved its own post.
Deciding to make this years trip a Day Trip, we drove to Lewistown for the annual ChokeCherry Festival Saturday, and on the way back to Great Falls, drove the Montana Bale Trail a day early to see what entries were already on display.  At least 30 entries were ready for viewing and a few were still under construction.
The Following entries were among my favorites:




 
Each year … (3 comments)

great falls montana: Great Falls Military Relocation Program better than USAA Movers Advantage - 09/09/11 03:52 PM
Great Falls Military Relocation Program better than USAA Movers Advantage 
 
Military Relocations can be stressful and expensive.  If you have a house to buy or sell, you want the process to be handled professionally by an experienced local Agent.  Here in Great Falls Montana we see many military personel moving in and out from Malmstrom Air Force Base.  Many utilize a program from USAA called Movers Advantage because they offer a cash bonus for using their services.  However, they do this at the expense of the Real Estate Agents commission, and you are required to use a Realtor assigned to you instead … (0 comments)

great falls montana: Great Falls Montana Farmer's Market - 09/08/11 03:50 PM
Great Falls Montana Farmer's Market

Summer in Great Falls brings the twice weekly Farmer's Market to town.
Every Saturday Morning from 7:45 to Noon and Every Wednesday evening from 4:30 - 6:30 from Mid July through September, you can find fresh produce, food, crafts, baked goods, prizes and More.  Now in its 29th Season, you will find the market in the Civic Center Park in downtown Great Falls.
The last Saturday Market this year will be Sept 24th.  September 17th will be "Customer Appreciation Day" with free helium balloons and special projects for the kids.  Entertainment will be a presentaion … (0 comments)

great falls montana: Summer boating around Great Falls Montana - 09/04/11 04:48 PM
Summer boating around Great Falls Montana
Great Falls offers many boating opportunities with the Missouri River and Sun Rivers meeting right in town.  But for the boater wanting a lake to play and fish on, or maybe a weekend of camping and boating, there are 3 choices on the Missouri River within an hour and a half from town.

 Holter Lake sits upstream from Great Falls just 45 minutes.  Holter offers camping, fishing and boating with several public campgrounds and boat ramps.  Holter Lake is also the home of the amazing Gates of the Mountains, a trip through the mountains which can only … (2 comments)

great falls montana: Ways to obtain Great Falls Montana area rural Drinking Water: Part 2 - 09/03/11 04:09 PM
Ways to obtain Great Falls Montana area rural Drinking Water: Part 2
The City of Great Falls obtains the municipal water supply from the Missouri River.  It is treated and used for drinking, household use and to feed your sprinkler system for city dwellers.
But what if you want to live out of the city limits and need water?  There are several possibilities, each with their own quirks.  Yesterday I talked about wells.  Today I will discuss an alternative, but very popular option in the Great Falls area.
Cisterns:
A cistern is essentially a large holding tank for water.  Typically here … (0 comments)

great falls montana: Ways to obtain Great Falls Montana area rural Drinking Water: Part 1 - 09/01/11 11:03 PM
Ways to obtain Great Falls Montana area rural Drinking Water: Part 1

 
The City of Great Falls obtains the municipal water supply from the Missouri River.  It is treated and used for drinking, household use and to feed your sprinkler system for city dwellers.

But what if you want to live out of the city limits and need water?  There are several possibilities, each with their own quirks.  I will discuss one each day for the next several days.
 
The first and usually most expensive method to obtain drinking and household water is to drill a well.
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great falls montana: Welcome to Great Falls Montana in September - 09/01/11 02:58 PM
Welcome to Great Falls Montana in September.
Summer seems like it got started a few weeks ago, and now here we are on September 1st and we are not even breaking 70 degrees. The weatherman says it will be cool the next few days with lows around 44.  Nice warm weather should return by Sunday.
With it being Labor Day Weekend many families are looking forward to a few days off and maybe a final camping or boating trip.  With gas prices high, many boaters might just choose to utilize our two rivers flowing through town.  
The Sun River and the … (0 comments)

great falls montana: Made In Montana Marketplace - Your chance to Buy Made In Montana Products - 03/16/11 05:05 AM
Made In Montana Marketplace - Your chance to Buy Made in Montana Products


Your chance to buy Real Made in Montana Products directly from the people who make them is coming soon.  The Made In Montana Marketplace is March 25th and 26th this year.  The trade show boasts 111 booths and is strategically timed to connect exhibitors in the show with wholesale buyers looking to purchase Made in Montana products for the spring and summer seasons.
The Made in Montana Marketplace is held at the Mansfield Convention Center at the Great Falls Civic Center. Friday March 25th is reserved … (0 comments)

 
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