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New Year's fireworks

Locals who plan on reigning in the new year in Ekalaka will have the benefit of a large fireworks display again this year. The December 31 show will take place just outside of town by an area resident who wants to help everyone celebrate 2018 in... Full story

 

Johnstone wins quilt

Congratulations to Dave Johnstone for winning the Ekalaka VFW Auxiliary quilt raffle. The VFW Auxiliary to Post #7885 in Ekalaka thanks everyone who purchased tickets for this year's raffle and...

 

Fix, Giese wed

Randy and Vicki Fix are proud to announce the marriage of their daughter, Kahla Fix, to Landon Giese, son of Vance and Shelley Giese of Beulah, North Dakota. They were united in marriage on December...

 

Boggs named agent of the year

Professional Insurance Agents & Independent Insurance Agents of Montana gathered for their joint conference in Billings on October 9 and 10 this year. Jade Boggs, Baker, was named the Montana...

 

Controlled burn on Russel Creek

Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department is planning a controlled burn of the foliage on Russell Creek. The burn will also be used as a training exercise Landowners along the creek who do not want their portion burned or have other concerns should contact...

 

Annual lighting contest judged on Dec.14

Mr. and Mrs. Claus will soon be driving through Ekalaka looking for the best Christmas lighting displays! The top three winners will each receive a cash price! To participate in Sagebrush Service Club’s annual Christmas light decorating contest,...

 

EVFD raffle winners

Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department members held the drawing for their annual gun raffle fundraiser on November 25 at Dawg House Pub. Jim Michalski from Minnesota was the lucky grand prize winner this year. He choose the Marlin .44 Magnum Lever Action...

 

Warm Thanksgiving brings new records

With a warm Thanksgiving weekend this year came two high temperature records for November at the Ekalaka weather station. Weather data for this station have been collected since 1896. November 22, the...

 

It's beginning to look a lot like...

Droves of people in the holiday spirit turned out for Saturday's activities in Ekalaka. Shoppers frequented Sagebrush Service Club's annual Holiday Bazaar at Carter County High School gymnasium, and...

 

Ekalaka teacher secures Mid-Rivers grant

Ekalaka Elementary Kindergarten and First Grade Teacher Kristy Frye recently secured a grant from Mid-Rivers Communications in the amount of $910.27. The 2017 Mid-Rivers Educational Technology Grant...

 

A list of lucky winners from a busy weekendA list of lucky winners from a busy weekend

Last Saturday’s holiday bazaar sponsored by Sagebrush Service Club, Summit National Bank’s Appreciation Day, and drawings by area businesses who were holding open houses produced a large number of lucky winners throughout the day. Prizes around t...

 
 By Jason Gross    Local    November 17, 2017

Coffee house with local ties opens in Whitewood, SD

WHITEWOOD, SD - Whitewood's newest business, the Mill Iron Coffee House, is a nod to nostalgia. Traditional coffee is only part of the offering at the business, located at 1338 Laurel Street. Lattes,...

 

VFW announces local Patriot's Pen Essay Contest winner

The VFW recently held the Patriot's Pen Essay Contest. The worldwide contest gives students in grades 6, 7, and 8 the opportunity to write a 300 to 400 word themed essay expressing their views on...

 

2018 Chamber Calendars available at Holiday Bazaar

The 2018 Chamber Calendar, “Over the Moon in Carter County,” will be available at the Saturday, November 18, Holiday Bazaar in the CCHS gym. These make wonderful Christmas presents, or gifts for hunters who harvested deer in our county. They...

 

Eagle goes to press early next week

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the Ekalaka Eagle will go to press one day early next week. Because of this change in schedule, all ads and correspondence must be to the office by noon on Monday, November 20th. Thank you for your cooperation in...

 

A thoughtful tribute

The sign in the picture below was given by Donnie & Linda (Johnson) Harpster in memory of their grandparents, John and Sophie Johnson; parents, Ole and Lois Johnson; an uncle, Otto Johnson; and...

 

Outlaw Leathers

John P. Louvar, or J.P. as most know him, first started dabbling in leatherwork around 2006. "I just started making reigns," he said, "and I tooled a belt for myself." Now, 11 years later, Louvar is...

 

Attendance dwindles at chamber meetings

Attendance numbers have been dropping at Carter County Chamber of Commerce meetings for several months. Board members have struggled to accomplish goals that were set at the beginning of the year. Currently, there are around sixty-five chamber...

 

Dahl Memorial celebrates eldest resident's birthday

On Tuesday, October 24, friends and family gathered to celebrate Jane Brewster’s birthday. Brewster has lived a long, fulfilling life and was overjoyed when numerous people shared cards, spice cake and ice cream with her on her special day....

 

Introducing the reprint of the cookbook Tried and True

"If you're going to do something right, keep on doing it!" That was the thinking and motivation behind the cookbook Tried and True, produced by the Homemaker's Heritage Club from the Ridgeway...

 

Senior Citizens Club receives mini-grant

Carter County Senior Citizens Club was recently awarded a $200 mini-grant from The Governor's Advisory Council on Aging. This grant was presented to Karen Carroll, Carter County Senior Citizens...

 

LaFollette benefit successful

Last Friday, a free will donation supper and silent auction was held at the Parish Hall. The proceeds from the event went to the family of Quentin LaFollette, infant son of Leah and Scott LaFollette...

 

Come on down

Young children traveled area businesses to do some trick-or-treating on Halloween. It was certainly difficult to get them to sit still long enough to get a group picture, possible due to the amount...

 

ONEOK grant for new pool

Former Ekalaka Town Clerk/Treasurer Lisa Jourdan recently received a phone call from ONEOK, a pipeline company which has lines in Carter County. During the call, she learned that the company will be fulfilling her submitted grant request for a new...

 

Carter County calendars for sale!

Sixty pounds of the Carter County calendars arrived in Ekalaka last week. "Over the Moon" is the title on this 2018, Carter County Chamber of Commerce Calendar. Two hundred fifteen of these calendars... Full story

 

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