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Articles from the April 3, 2020 edition

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Grimes' game

In the face of adversity, one local business owner's positive attitude and creative thinking led to a promotion she hopes will brighten her customers' day. It's no mystery that small businesses are...

 

No health fair this year

Dahl Memorial Healthcare announced on Tuesday that there will be no annual health fair this year. In a statement, hospital staff noted that the decision was made "with the safety of our patients and...

 

COVID-19 updates

There is an overwhelming amount of information available that is related to COVID-19. Following are some guidelines all residents should practice. First, social distancing – keeping six feet...

 

Courthouse remains closed; services available by phone

In a meeting on Tuesday, county commissioners made the decision to keep the doors locked at Carter County Courthouse. The commission originally ordered the closure of all county public offices for two weeks. That two-week period is over after...

 

June primary will be conducted by mail

Carter County Election Administrator Pam Castleberry announced on Tuesday that the upcoming June 2 statewide primary election will be a mail ballot election. The announcement comes on the heels of a...

 

Diana Kirby

Diana Dee Kirby passed away at her home on March 23, 2020 with her daughter, granddaughter and best friend Baby Dog. Diana was born August 27, 1931 in her grandparents' house in the community of...

 

Leland Morrison

Leland (Lee) D. Morrison, aka Bendy during his youth, passed away in Chandler, Arizona on February 16, 2020. He was 78 years old. Born and raised in Ekalaka, Montana, he graduated from Carter County...

 
 By Susan Metcalf    Voices    April 3, 2020

Cooking in the West

Even though Covid-19 is a very serious topic, I feel that my job description as a cooking/humor columnist is an essential service in coping with this crisis. I think since everyone is sheltered in place in Montana and much of the nation, we need...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, lots of folks have heaps of thoughts and ideas about the secret of how to have happiness. How about Christmas gifts – just think of all the items, all these special gifts are given because of the...

 

Economic impact payments: What you need to know

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced Tuesday that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some...

 

Public targeted in COVID-19 stimulus scams

The Montana Department of Revenue is warning all Montanans to watch out for scams related to the recently announced federal stimulus package. With recent news of direct payments to Americans based on their 2018 or 2019 tax information, scammers are...

 

Bullock announces consumer protections to lessen financial hardships during COVID-19 pandemic

On Tuesday Governor Steve Bullock announced consumer protections to lessen the economic impacts on Montanans during the COVID-19 statewide emergency by stopping evictions, foreclosures and cancellation of utility services including water, heating and...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor: For over 100 years, Holy Rosary Healthcare has delivered quality healthcare services to counties throughout eastern Montana. We continue to take pride in living our Mission to reveal and foster God’s healing love by improving the healt...

 
 By Norm Clarke    Sports    April 3, 2020

Basketball legend George Yelloweyes

Editor's note: This article about George Yelloweyes, eastern Montana basketball great, originally appeared in the February 26 issue of the Terry Tribune. by Norm Clarke Special to the Tribune The...

 

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