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Town receives planning grant for flood study

The Montana Department of Commerce recently announced that twenty-nine Montana communities will share more than $900,000 of federal grant funding through the Community Development Block Grant Program. These grants will support the planning of...

Locals on MCC fall semester honor list

Miles Community College recently announced that two Ekalaka residents have been named to the President’s Honor List for the Fall 2019 semester. Those students are Jesi Pierson and Willow Beach. Students who are taking 12 or more credits and...

4-H NEWS

The Gumbo Gophers 4-H club held their 5th meeting on February 14th at the Alzada Hall. Members present were: Keenan McInerney, Zander Oliver, Colin and Clancy Higgins, Grady and Lily Tauck, Breanna Ulmer, Joby and Rayna Owens, Grace and Elizabeth...

NRCS sets conservation program funding application cutoff for March 13

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Montana has set a March 13, 2020, application cutoff for agricultural operators to be considered for the next conservation program funding cycle through the Environmental Quality Incentives...

Carter County Greats

Editor's note: For the last month and a half, Eagle readers have been sending in their picks for the top five greatest Carter County athletes of all time. Over the next few weeks, the Eagle will be...

Lady Dogs wrap up regular season play

On Valentine's Day 2020, the CCHS Lady Bulldogs improved their record to 11-6 on the season with a win over the Terry Terriers. The game seemed a fitting home finale for a senior class that has seen...

Blue headed to District 4C tourney as 3 seed

Eight Bulldog players scored on senior night as CCHS defeated Terry by 25 points last Friday in Ekalaka. Turner Tooke hit a pair of threes in the early going that helped spring the Dogs to a 7 point...

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, Beef born, bred, fed and processed in the US is considered the best in the world. Married to a Rosebud County rancher for the past 40 years, I know we take pride in raising a first class fine and healthy herd of cow/calf pairs. You can...

Letter to the editor

Dear People of the Great State of Montana, Hello! I am a third-grade student in Northern Virginia. Our class is learning about the United States, and I will be teaching our school about the state of Montana. In the month of May, I will create a...

Donald Pulse

Donald Pulse, age 91, of Glendive, Montana, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Glendive Medical Center in Glendive. A memorial service was held on February 15 at the Silha Funeral Home...

Q's Health News

A heart attack is serious business, and time is of the essence. If you think you or someone you know is having symptoms of a heart attack, call 9-1-1 and seek help immediately! The most talked-about symptom of a heart attack is chest pain. On TV,...

Cooking in the West

Several years ago, we decided that ranching for fun and not profit was not really working for us, so we decided to lop off a few acres with a view up the creek and down the Yellowstone and make money the old fashioned way--selling the rural...

Greatest athletes in Carter County history

The January 3rd issue of the Eagle had an article about the Montana Greats Project which was recently published in the Billings Gazette. This article invited Ekalaka people to give their opinions on the greatest athletes from Carter County. I...

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, dear Lord, the snow falls fast, Winter is on our mind. Icicles guard, the wind does moan, a warm place the birds can’t find. Sparkle of frost on windowsill recaps our childhood ‘view’; we’d...

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