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Q's Health News

Stress… We all experience it; the amount of stress varies day to day; from situation to situation. Stress comes in different forms; the stress of planning a wedding is very different than the stress of losing a home, but you may experience similar...

 
 By Lois Lambert    Voices    February 23, 2018 

Bright Ideas

The morning of February 10, it was -23.2 degrees at the official weather station in Ekalaka, in our back yard. Luckily, Brice doesn’t need to go outside to read temperatures, he or I can just read the numbers on the little screen on the computer...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    February 23, 2018 

Hat Tips

Hello, A couple days ago, Slate, our youngest grandson and I were moving some stuff in the barn. I have good barn cats. But they are well fed and will not work real hard at mousing. The mice had them figured out and had built a resort under feedbags...

 

Memories

I was going to continue my articles on old and special neighbors, but decided to go down another rabbit trail this time. There have been a couple of individuals who asked, "Loyd, when are you going to...

 

My adventures with bananas

Bananas are a wonderful fruit. They are easy to peel and eat; most people like them although some more so than others, of course. My wife Joanne, usually called Jo, took a notion that she didn't like them some years back. She thought that she saw a...

 

Bright Ideas

For several years Brice has worked as my primary Home Care Aide, bringing home $16 an hour. That’s after everything is taken out. That took the home income up to $1800 a month. Added to my $595 in Social Security, that gave me a healthy income to...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    February 16, 2018

Hat Tips

Hello, The luge. I think I’ll try the luge. I enjoy watching the winter Olympics. More so than the summer Olympics. I suppose it’s because as a kid I was really slow. I wasn’t a track and field guy. If you see me running, it’s not me. I did...

 
 By Bill Lavell    Voices    February 9, 2018

Colorful characters of Carter County

There were a number of colorful characters hanging around Carter County in the early days, probably still are. When I first thought about writing about this I figured that I would have a wealth of persons to talk about but after thinking more didn't...

 
 By Sabre Moore    Voices    February 9, 2018

Collection Corner

In the interest of communicating with the community, the Carter County Museum has included a flyer in this week's Eagle to share our economic and educational impact in 2017. First, we would like to...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    February 9, 2018

Hat Tips

Hello, We usually take a little vacation in the winter. You know, four or five days. We kind of do it on the cheap. Look for cheap vacation packages. Like driving to relatives and staying for free in their house and eating their food. But, after...

 

Bright Ideas

I took off the month of January to deal with health issues, but they weren’t touched in January! On the scheduled date to aim radiation at the nerve in my right jaw, there was horizontal snow and ice to fight through. The bad roads extended all...

 
 By Bill Lavell    Voices    February 2, 2018

A tribute to Tootie Boggs

I was saddened to read in the Eagle about the passing of Tootie Boggs. My brother Charles had already told me about her when he saw it online in the Miles City Star. Tootie was a real friend and fixture in the lives of all of the Lavell children....

 

Collection Corner

I've been pleasantly surprised with the enthusiastic feedback the museum has received after posting February taxidermy workshops. Since I moved to Ekalaka last March, many of you have come to me with...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    February 2, 2018

Hat Tips

Hello, I’ve a good friend who has lots of stories. They are stories about cows, cowboys, and old pickup trucks. Remember the Peanuts cartoon when Snoopy is writing a book. It always starts out “It was a dark and stormy night..” My friend’s...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    January 26, 2018

HAT TIPS

Hello, I’ve told you I’m not a real big football fan. I do enjoy the playoffs. It was fun seeing the Jaguars put forth a great effort against the New England Referees. And that’s all I’m going to say about that because I don’t want to...

 

Memories

I would like to continue with my memories of our early and special neighbors, but first I want to share about the reminiscing section from the Eagle dated December 15, 2017. In that section, there...

 
 By Cindy Enos    Voices    January 19, 2018

Long Term Care News

December, 2017 - December 1st fell on a Friday and the morning activity was group exercise lead by Virginia Rychner. Group exercises are scheduled three times a week with very good participation....

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    January 19, 2018

Hat Tips

Hello, The wind chill is minus 45 again this morning. And Shirley is home to help with chores! That makes it so much easier when I don’t have to get out of that warm cab on the tractor to open gates. In fact, I only wear a light jacket. I gave her...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    January 12, 2018

Hat Tips

Hello, I was bitter last week. Bitter cold that is. Talk about ringing in the New Year in style. It was too cold to even go to the dance and supper at New Hradec. I hate missing that. We had a low of –35. That is cold. Even here in North Dakota....

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    January 5, 2018

Hat Tips

Hello, I hope you had a Merry Christmas! And I hope you will have a Happy New Year! And as long as I’m hoping, I hope we have warm, gentle rains next spring. And I hope the winter is mild, there are very few storms, and cattle prices go up. You...

 

Q's Health News

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house was such a loud racket; dad was snoring with his mouth open wide, and I just couldn’t hack it… Snoring can be funny or really annoying, but it can also be a symptom of an underlying...

 

Bright Ideas

I know my husband worked until he was 69; I am only 67 but I have health issues. Bright Ideas will disappear for a while or forever. I’m not sure which. I have medical issues I haven’t mentioned. Are they the result of MS or just bad luck?...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    December 22, 2017

Hat Tips

Merry Christmas! Merry Christmas! I hope yours went as well as mine. Well, I’m writing this the week before Christmas, so I’m just figuring that mine went well. Over the years, Christmas has gotten easier. I think that year I bought Shirley the...

 
 By Vicki Fix    Voices    December 15, 2017

Winter – A Season of Safety

As we snuggle into our homes during the winter season, Southeast Electric Cooperative shares some safety tips. Use your space heater safely Many people turn to space heaters as a convenient source of warmth in winter months. However, space heaters ca...

 

Bright Ideas

Every year we open gifts for kids and gifts from kids, Katie and Clayton, on Christmas Eve. We did that when I was a kid. We’d go to Grandma and Grandpa’s house, have a meal, and open presents. One year my uncle Donnie had gotten a present for th...

 

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