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Construction starts on new healthcare facility

The first sod was turned for construction of the new Dahl Memorial Healthcare facility last Friday. Carter County Commissioner Steve Rosencranz, Dahl CEO Ryan Tooke and Dahl provider Dale Diede spoke...

Governor candidate has lunch at Dawg House

State Senator Al Olszewski of Kalispell stopped in Ekalaka and met with a few members of the community at Dawg House Pub on Tuesday afternoon. Dr. Olszewski, an orthopedic surgeon and Air Force Veteran, is one of three GOP candidates running for...

Puptown Invitational Roping results

Twenty headers and twenty heelers battled at Ekalaka Track & Arena on Sunday in this year's Puptown Invitational Round Robin Roping. Shane Peabody won first place header and Ches Meyer won first...

Millward hired as new extension agent

Michael Millward officially started work as the new Fallon and Carter County Extension agent on September 3. Millward grew up in the small town of Bicknell in south central Utah. Growing up he was involved in 4-H and showed sheep and cattle at the...

Alzada Cowboy Poetry, Music and Art Show

The 30th Annual Alzada Cowboy Poetry, Music and Art Show will be held on Sunday, October 6th at the Alzada Community Hall in Alzada, MT. It will be a double celebration as the Alzada Community Hall is 90 years old, having been built in 1929....

The REAL deal

In April, the Montana Department of Justice’s Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) was formally notified that Montana is in full compliance with the REAL ID Act and regulation. With this notification, federal agencies and the Transportation Security...

Attorney General Fox presents Outstanding Advocate Award in Miles City

MILES CITY – Montana Attorney General Tim Fox presented the 2019 Matt Dale Outstanding Advocate of the Year Award at a ceremony in Miles City today. The recipient, a family law attorney in private practice, was honored at a celebration held at...

Fort Benton: The Birthplace of Montana (Part 1)

Fort Benton rests along the mighty Missouri River. Founded in 1846, it's the oldest town in Montana. During its first century, Fort Benton would become a springboard for trade as goods would be...

Western 4-H Family and Consumer Science Show, October 11-12

The 57th Annual Western 4-H Family and Consumer Science Show will be held October 11th and 12th at the Central States Fairgrounds in Rapid City, South Dakota. While this is called a show, it consists of various contests for developing life skills...

Meeting set in Hysham for proposed conservation easement

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will host a public meeting in Hysham on Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Treasure County Community Center to discuss a proposed conservation easement. FWP has prepared for review a Draft Environmental Assessment for a...

FWP to pay for CWD testing statewide

In 2019, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will continue chronic wasting disease surveillance in high-priority areas in parts of northern, western and southern Montana, primarily from...

Combat Raider 19-3 scheduled for September 10-12

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Combat Raider, a military exercise involving various aircraft, is scheduled to begin Sept. 10 in parts of the Powder River Training Complex (PRTC), and will conclude Sept. 12, 2019. Combat Raider provides joint...

Reward offered for information about dead pelicans

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is offering a reward of as much as $1,000 for information leading to the conviction of people who have shot and killed pelicans – possibly dozens of them – along the Bighorn River below Yellowtail Dam. It is...

Dogs defeat Cats on homecoming

The CCHS Bulldogs improved their record to 2-0 on the season with a win over Plentywood last Friday night at Rowley Field. The game was homecoming for the Bulldogs, and they did not disappoint their...

CCHS Volleyball improves to 2-0

CCHS Volleyball quickly defeated the Jordan Mustangs at home last weekend. Blue won the match in three sets, 25-23, 25-15 and 25-15. The team totaled 9 aces, 30 kills, 2 blocks, 37 digs and 26...

Missouri River Corps of Rediscovery #2

Editor's note: The following is the second of a multi-part column written by Thomas J. Elpel, the founder of Green University® LLC in Pony, Montana and the author of seven books. His video...

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, it seems like just about everyone knows that this month and the next three months all end with a ‘brr’ and our friend shivered when she mentioned it. We all know that our weather will soon be getting...

Hat Tips

Hello, Do you remember when that elderly lady from Grand Forks that became an international star because she wrote columns about restaurants? She was a wonderful writer and a delight to listen to. I’ve always enjoyed eating. You know that. And to...

Memories

Harold reports on some of the winter and spring snowstorms that sheep ranching and other activities can experience. They are remembered forever. I will share a couple of them. “On May 1, 1967 we had a terrible storm. There were 32 inches of snow...

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