Museum calls for community quilt blocks

In September, the Carter County Museum will celebrate Welcoming Week with a series of events geared around the theme "creating home together." The first of these events will be the display of a community quilt. Using the provided color palette...

2020 pet parade a hit

by JoAn Marshall A beautiful day greeted the pet paraders as they showed off for a nice crowd in the bleacher area of the fairgrounds on Friday, August 7. Winners in the three categories were as...

Friends of 4-H

Amy Walker was presented with the 2020 Carter County Friends of 4-H Award by 4-H ambassadors prior to the 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale on Saturday. From left: Heidi LaBree, Hannah...

Days of '85

Almost all of the regularly scheduled events that take place during the Days of '85 Fair and Rodeo took place in 2020, with only a few changes. High temperatures from Thursday to Sunday were around...

Bullock gives Montana counties option for all-mail ballots

Carter County will conduct the 2020 General Election as an all-mail ballot election following provisions outlined in Montana Governor Steve Bullock’s directive implementing Executive Orders 2-2020 and 3-2020, and Title 13, Chapter 19, MCA. The...

CCHS classes reunite

Multiple Carter County High School classes held reunions over the Days of '85 weekend in...

Why the census matters

An accurate and complete count of all Montanans is critical for determining the federal funding distributed to the state. Overall, more than $2 billion from 300 federal programs is allocated back to Montana based on Census information. The Census...

Days of '85 parade results

CATEGORY Business/Farm/Ranch 1) J&J Guide Service 2) Jonathan and Rachel DeFord 3) A&A Stieg Wholesale Organizations 1) Carter County Conservation District 2) The Uncloggers 3) Dahl Memorial...

Bump-N-Run results

Heat 1 Super Stock 1) 66-Lander Novak 2)2-Justin Stieg 3rd 15-Ernest Lizer Heat 2 Super Stock 1) 50-David Adams 2) 78-Tony Monson 3) 11-Taylor Heaton Heat 3 Super Stock 1) 327-Luke Holestine 2)...

AWANA clubs to begin

As summer is waning and school is starting, First Baptist Church is happy to announce the return of AWANA clubs. Starting August 26, clubs will meet every Wednesday for the duration of the school year. All clubs will meet at the First Baptist...

Mid-Rivers returns capital credits to patrons

On Friday, August 7, 2020, Mid-Rivers Communications mailed capital credit checks totaling more than $1,057,000 to its cooperative members and patrons. Receiving capital credit checks is just one of the many benefits of utilizing the services of a...

Statewide numbers

As of Tuesday, August 11, Montana reports a cumulative total of 5,104 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 97 new cases since yesterday, 1,485 active cases, and 77 deaths from the disease. State...

Reimagining Rural gatherings in Ekalaka

The Reimagining Rural Initiative is a partnership between MSU Extension, Montana Community Foundation and the Montana Governor’s Office of Economic Development. A Reimagining Rural Virtual Community Gathering was scheduled earlier this year but...

Annual hospital meeting nears

Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association will be hosting its annual meeting on September 17, starting at 6 p.m. at Carter County Events Center. There is much to report at the annual meeting this year with all that has been happening including the new...

Cooking in the West

School bells are about to ring for the first time since March, and many college students are headed off to campus. My thoughts turn to those parents ushering their kids off to college and kindergarten with high hopes, a few hidden tears, and a...

Businesses in Ekalaka

Several years ago, Ernest Tooke wrote a story about all the business, present time or not, that had been in Ekalaka. It was fairly complete, but I am going to tell you about one business that he didn't mention and tell you about one that I know...

My visit back to Ekalaka

Robert and Pat Talkington’s daughter, Gloria Dawn, and her daughter came for a short visit to Ekalaka. We stayed with some friends and former neighbors, Chester and Rona Meyer, and had a great visit. We really enjoyed Ches and Jordan and all of...

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, it never seems to fail, once it is Summertime, detours seem to be opened and “Road Construction Ahead” signs are woven into the scenery along busy roadways. With friends, this last week, we sure did...

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