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Tee-ball starting Wednesday

Baseball season has finally arrived, and pending weather conditions the local tee-ball program will begin on Wednesday, May 3rd this year. The age group for tee-ball will be 4-8. Children must turn 4 by May 1, 2017 in order to participate. Forms...

 

EVFD holds meeting about new fire hall

Approximately thirty-five community members attended an informational meeting hosted by Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department (EVFD) on Monday night. The meeting, held at Carter County Events Center, was...

 

Local sports awards announced

On Tuesday night, Ekalaka Public Schools honored all local athletes from grades 5-12 for their 2016-2017 sports seasons at a program held in the CCHS Tuggle room. CCHS Volleyball had nine returning le...

 

National 4-H Volunteer Appreciation Week

Those who volunteer for 4-H are more than advisors; they are role models, educators, life coaches and friends to the 4-H youth in their communities. Every 4-H project and program involves youth collab...

 
 Events   

Health fair review May 3

Dahl Memorial staff will hold their health fair review on May 3rd at Carter County Events Center. Health fair results will be available for pick up from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. A food booth, hosted by CCHS Close Up in order to raise funds for their trip...

 

Gaughen headed to New York

Sunny Gaughen, granddaughter of Noralla Thomas of Alzada, has accepted a summer internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute in New York City. She will be working primarily with co...

 
 By Lois Lambert    Local    April 28, 2017

Spring pictures needed

Local photographers have been very faithful in answering pleas for horizontal winter pictures for the 2018 Chamber of Commerce calendar, but the season has changed and now the need arises for spring pictures. This year the chamber is trying to...

 

CCHS Track travels to Sidney

CCHS Track & Field athletes traveled to Sidney on April 22 to participate in the Sidney Invitational. Following is a listing of each athlete's results (time or distance, placing). Claire Callahan...

 

Codra Antall

Codra "Cody" Celice Antall, 61 of Trinidad, CO died January 18, 2017 at her home in Trinidad. She was born February 1, 1955 in Belle Fourche, SD to Charles Livingston and the late Agnes Livingston....

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    April 28, 2017

Memories

Bob Renshaw reported that during the winter of 1911 he broke his axe handle and replaced it with a right-size sapling from an ash tree that was growing along Ramme Creek. His tools consisted of an axe, saw, pocket knife, and a piece of broken glass....

 

Mixed bag of opportunities for turkey hunters

(MILES CITY) - Spring turkey season is under way, and hunters in southeastern Montana have had to contend with a wet, chilly and windy spring in the first two weeks of the season. Wildlife biologists in Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 7 report a mixed...

 
 By Lois Lambert    Voices    April 28, 2017

Bright Ideas

I don’t know what kings ate, but if they were smart, they would have dined on the sumptuous spears of asparagus to be found, wild, on stream or river edges. That’s where they grew in Columbus, Montana, although I had never eaten asparagus yet, so...

 

Science Biweekly

Every farmer can attest to the benefits of crop rotation. Interestingly, the idea of crop rotation quickly followed the birth of agrarian societies. The Indus Valley Civilization was one of the original cultures to practice crop rotation nearly 4000...

 
 By Bill Laell    Voices    April 28, 2017

Music in Ekalaka schools

A few days ago, I was telling my daughter, Brenda, about some of the things that happened when I was in the band at CCHS. She said to me, “You are always decrying the fact that you weren't good in sports when you went to school, but it sounds to...

 
 By Sabre Moore    Voices    April 28, 2017

Collection Corner

The use of porcupine quills in embroidery is one of the oldest decorative traditions among American Indian tribes. The practice predates European contact by hundreds of years and was replaced...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    April 28, 2017

Hat Tips

Hello, I’m sure most of you have seen the Chevy Chase movies about their family vacations. We were talking about rodeo trips the other night and I recalled our “vacation” with the kids in the mid seventies. Our nephew, Tom, was in the National...

 

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