Dingfelder graduates from FBI National Academy Program

George A. Dingfelder was one of two hundred and fifty-six law enforcement officers who graduated on June 7 from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia. The 276th Session of the...

Eagle receives 9 first place awards at Montana Newspaper Association convention

The Ekalaka Eagle won twenty-five awards, including nine first place awards, at the Better Newspaper Awards ceremony during the 134th Montana Newspaper Association annual convention held June 7 and 8 at Big Sky Resort in Big Sky, Montana. The...

160 members attend SEEC meeting

Southeast Electric Cooperative held an annual meeting last Friday. After several year's of holding the meeting at Carter County High School, employees decided to try something new this year and...

Superintendent Schrock resigns

After a three-year stint as the superintendent at Ekalaka Public Schools, Daniel Schrock resigned last week. Schrock took over the position in 2016 and wrote in a June 13 letter to the Eagle that he...

Southeast Electric Cooperative maintains medical alert list

Southeast Electric maintains a medical alert list for member households with individuals who depend on electricity-powered medical equipment. If you or someone in your home depends on a feeding machine, heart monitor, oxygen machine or nebulizer,...

New business office hours at Dahl

As of Friday, June 22, the Dahl Memorial Healthcare business office will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. These hours coincide with the new pharmacy hours and will better serve patients as they pick up and make payments for...

Chamber news

The annual city wide garage sale, the Chamber’s first big event to kick-off the summer season, was a great success. There were several sales, vendors and customers. It was a beautiful day and fun was had by all. The chamber thanks those that held...

BLM Supplemental Draft EIS public meeting July 17

(MILES CITY, Mont.) – A public meeting to discuss the Bureau of Land Management Miles City Field Office Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement has been scheduled for July 17 in Miles City. The meeting will be at the BLM offices (111...

Mid-Rivers annual meeting held

Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc. members met on May 30, 2019 for the Annual Membership Meeting at the Circle Public School in Circle, Montana. Business included electing three members to the cooperative’s board of trustees, informing...

Mid-Rivers cellular service to end August 1

Earlier this year, Mid-Rivers Communications announced that it had agreed to sell its cellular network assets to Verizon. The sale is now scheduled to close in late July, and Mid-Rivers’ retail cellular operations will officially end on August 1,...

Paddlefish harvest on Yellowstone, Missouri stays within target

The 2019 paddlefishing harvest season on the Yellowstone and Lower Missouri rivers wrapped up on June 1, condensing the harvest into a two-week window. High catch rates on May 31 heading into Memorial Day weekend prompted FWP to give notice of the...

Kalifornia Katie crowned Australian Pro Stock Motorcycle champion

Katie Sullivan, also known as Kalifornia Katie, recently traveled to Willow Bay Raceway, near Ipswich Australia as part of the Team USA contingent to compete in the Australian Winter Nationals, an...

Hunter Education Adult Online Field Day in Miles City June 22

There will be a Hunter Education Adult Online Field Day in Miles City on Saturday, June 22. Interested people may register online now at fwp.mt.gov under the Education tab. Class size is limited to...

Donna Sjoblom Smith

Donna Sjoblom Smith of Sheridan passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. She is now at home with her Savior and family who passed on before her. Donna was born on...

Helen Pilster

Helen (Miller) Pilster passed away on January 30, 2019 at her home in the Belle Estates in Belle Fourche, SD. Mary Helen Miller was born on November 5, 1918 in Wymore, NE to Marshall and Martha...

Jacklyn Washington

On the morning of June 15, 2019, Jacklyn "Jackie" Washington passed peacefully in her home surrounded by family. Jackie was born August 31, 1932 in Ekalaka, MT to Glenn "Jack" Talkington and Doris...

David Elmore

A graveside service for David G. Elmore, 79, of Baker MT, was held June 3, 2019 in the Bonnievale Cemetery with Pastor James Biswell officiating. In accordance with David's wishes, cremation has...

Diane Hockenbary

Funeral Services for Diane Joyce Hockenbary, 59, St. Francis, Kansas, formerly of Ekalaka, MT, were held June 18, 2019 at Stevenson Funeral Home in Ekalaka, MT, with Tom Stieg officiating. Burial...

Conversations with God

Hello God, it's me, Mara: You know, Lord, here’s a thought about the Wilderness, the Boondocks, and the Backcountry. While we’re all busy traveling life’s demanding way, we can’t help but notice where the forest fires have ravaged the...

My mother's garden

I think that I might have written before about my mother’s garden when we were growing up in Ekalaka. In a recent Eagle, I saw Lois Lambert’s story about their garden and how it was so late getting in so I decided to write something else. I am...

Hat Tips

Hello, We started cutting hay over the weekend. I believe we are the first ones in the field again this year. I just do it to upset Russ, one of my neighbors. The forecast is for rain later in the week. Most ranchers are going to wait until this...

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