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StarLab

Carter County Museum Director Sabre Moore had a busy week bringing a portable planetarium, StarLab, to Ekalaka students. On Tuesday, Moore set the StarLab up for CCHS students. High school math,...

 

Montana USDA Farm Service Agency upcoming deadlines

March 16 to May 14: 2019 Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Spring Managed Grazing Period (prior approval required) April 1: Final availability date for Loans and Loan Deficiency Payments for 2018 Barley, Canola, Crambe, Flaxseed, Honey, Oats, Rapese...

 

Changes at Dahl Memorial Clinic

Dahl Memorial Clinic recently announced that there is a new face at the registration desk. Diane Fraser is retiring and Hunter Costin is taking over for her. Patients may recognize Costin from the...

 

Hazel Padden/Sara Kerr/Minneclair Hoff Memorial Scholarship

The Hazel Padden/Sara Kerr/Minneclair Hoff Memorial Scholarship is available for students who are continuing their education. It will be awarded to one Fallon County recipient and one Carter County recipient. The scholarship application can be found...

 
 Events   

Spotter training for weather events slated for April 24

The National Weather Service out of Billings will be instructing a Spotter Training Class in Alzada and Ekalaka. The National Weather Service relies on trained volunteers to supplement Doppler radar information on severe storms and severe weather....

 

Transfer site summer hours begin

Summer hours at the Ekalaka transfer site will begin on Tuesday, April 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. The site will then be open on Tuesdays throughout the summer. Regular Saturday hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. will continue as usual. Transfer site users are...

 

Blood drive reaches quota

Last week’s blood drive in Ekalaka netted 29 units from 8 appointments and 20 walk-ins. Two new donors attended the drive. Organizer Darlene Carter-Rose said that she once again reached her quota. Colin Buck won a gift card donated by Branson...

 

Monte Guy Mallett

Monte Guy Mallett, age 57, of Powderville, Montana passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at his home. Monte was born September 17, 1961 in Miles City, Montana to James and Mary (Keil) Mallett. He was...

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    April 5, 2019

Memories

I would like to end my articles about my Grandad and Grandma Townsend with a few of my memories of them and the homestead place near Tie Creek. During my third, fourth and fifth grade school summers,...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    April 5, 2019

Hat Tips

Hello, I have one of the smartest dumb dogs in the West. Tyke. I’ve told you about him. He will chase cows. In fact he will chase them for miles, even if you don’t want him to. It’s hard to sneak up on a calving cow because Tyke runs alongside...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, it’s April - a New Season has arrived! There were new baby animals all over our prairie farm/ranch when we were kids back home. The birds were back. The trees were budding. Tulip, and daffodils and some l...

 
 By Corky Harkins    Opinion    April 5, 2019

Letter to the editor

Paul and Nancy Brence put a post of the flooded spring creek at their place last week, and it brought back memories when I was nine years old. The winter of ‘51-’52 was deep snow, and by March 15th it has started to thaw. Dad (Odis) decided him...

 
 By Bruce Auchly    Voices    April 5, 2019

Montana Tales and Trails

'Tis spring, the time when a young males fancy turns to, well, not football. Humans are such an odd lot. Animals – underwater, on the ground or in air – simply are driven by the survival of their...

 

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