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  • Homemakers hold spring council meeting

    Jolinda Allerdings and Sharon Higgins|Updated May 29, 2024

    The Fallon-Carter Homemakers Spring Council meeting was attended by about 35 members and guests. The host club, Homemaker's Heritage, had decorated with items to follow their theme "It's an Upcycle World". The meeting was May 23 at Hope Baptist Church near Ridgway. Members and guests from the clubs in Carter County: Diligent Doers, Albion 400, Homemaker's Heritage and Puptown Pioneers and the club in Fallon County: the Willard Homemakers were invited to attend. The meeting...

  • Extension Office taking orders for Montana certified seed potatoes

    Jolinda Allerdings, Administrative Assistant MSU Extension Fallon-Carter|Updated Dec 7, 2023

    The Fallon-Carter County Extension Office is taking orders for Montana certified seed potatoes. The three main varieties that will be ordered are Yukon Gem, a yellow fleshed all purpose potato; Norland Dark Red, a medium sized potato great for boiling, frying and salads; and Huckleberry Gold, has purple skin with yellow flesh. Huckleberry Gold is resistant to growth cracks and hollow heart. Please visit to see a description of the disease free Montana...

  • Homemakers hold fall council meeting

    Jolinda Allerdings|Updated Oct 25, 2023

    The Fallon-Carter Homemakers clubs learned about several cooking methods during the recent fall council meeting. The Diligent Doers Club hosted the meeting Oct. 4 at Camp Crook Community Center. Guest speakers followed the day’s theme “Prairie Cooking: Past and Present.” First, Tawni Cordell gave a presentation on Cast Iron Cooking. She had a few ladies help her mix the ingredients for apple crisp, peach cobbler and cherry cobbler. Cordell showed the group how to place the iron skillets by the hot coals. Next, Denise Zolno...

  • Shindig speakers share latest fossil research and fossil collecting skills

    Jolinda Allerdings|Updated Jul 27, 2023

    From the youngest to the oldest attendees at the Dino Shindig July 22-23 in Ekalaka, the participants were fascinated by the speakers from all over the world sharing their latest research and collecting skills. The younger attendees were learning the names of common dinosaur species by coloring masks, viewing the exhibits in the museum and digging in sand for treasures. Older participants were digging alongside experts at active fossil field sites in Carter County. The Dino...