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CCHS sports awards given

Last week, Ekalaka Public Schools honored all local athletes from grades 5-12 for the 2018-2019 sports seasons at a program held in the CCHS Tuggle room. Junior high volleyball participants this year...

 

Shakespeare in the Parks coming to Ekalaka, July 1

Shakespeare in the Parks is returning to Ekalaka again this summer! An evening performance of "Henry IV Part I" has been planned for July 1. Members of the community are encouraged to attend and...

 
 By Janelle Schneider    Local    May 3, 2019

Chamber reminds residents to buy local

Carter County residents are reminded to support the local community by purchasing and spending Carter County Chamber of Commerce chamber bucks. Chamber bucks are a great way to support buying locally...

 
 Events   

Museum to host author Russell Rowland May 2

Russell Rowland has published four novels, three of which are based in Carter County, as well as the non-fiction book Fifty-Six Counties: A Montana Journey, which is his account of his travels to...

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    May 3, 2019

Memories

As I continue my articles about the Mumedy family, I will add a little more information about Andrew and Margaret written by Leona, their daughter. “The Mumedy family came to Carter County from Dodge, Nebraska in the early 1900. They homesteaded...

 
 By Lois Lambert    Voices    May 3, 2019

Bright Ideas

I’ve been thinking about this article for weeks, watching the grass green up everywhere I looked. Brice reported seeing the beginning of buds on our old apple tree. I hope it doesn’t bloom too early, only to have blossoms frozen leaving us with...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    May 3, 2019

Hat Tips

Hello, Do you ever think about boards? There are a lot of boards. Oh, not the 2x4 or 2x6 boards. But like the barber board, the hairdresser board, the board of animal health…the list can go on forever. I didn’t realize how many boards there are...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, it’s a glorious bright sunny morning that dawned a few hours ago. We just heard about a ‘test’ so let’s see how the Sunshine Test works? It probably ‘works’ best after a bit of rain for then...

 
 By Bill Lavell    Voices    May 3, 2019

Working and playing in the forest

The forest behind our second house in Ekalaka was a source of great enjoyment to me. I spent a lot of time in it either alone or with others. We called this forest the short pine hills and the forest further south and east we called the long pine hil...

 

Missouri headwaters are central to Montana history

When the Corps of Discovery returned to St. Louis in September 1806, fur trappers already were on their way to the new country. In North Dakota, after meeting a group of trappers heading upriver, the...

 
 By Bruce Auchly    Voices    May 3, 2019

Montana Tales and Trails

Montana's rivers are running high, wide and muddy right now and things typically won't improve much for maybe two months. That all depends on rainfall and snowmelt. A cool, wet spring will prolong...

 
 By Daniel R. Wood    Opinion    May 3, 2019

Letter to the editor

The recent announcement by Greg Gianforte that he is seriously considering another run for Governor is problematic. He barely won against a gun grabbing liberal entirely out of touch with Montana values. Now Greg wants to run for Governor? Tim Fox...

 
 By Bill Lavell    Opinion    May 3, 2019

Letter to the editor

Dear Eric, I am writing to correct a mistake I made in one of my stories. I told about an airplane crash that took the lives of two local men. I correctly identified one as Bud Hansen but incorrectly identified the other as Clyde Sandon. It was...

 

Mid-Rivers awards scholarships to area students

Mid-Rivers Communications is proud to announce the recipients of 26 Scholarships to students from the Cooperative’s service area. Six $1,500 scholarships were awarded to students planning to attend either Dawson Community College or Miles...

 
 By Shaylee Ragar    Regional    May 3, 2019

Montana Legislature adjourns, passing public works bills, the state budget and continuing Medicaid expansion

HELENA - Montana's 66th Legislature adjourned Thursday, three days early and after a jam-packed final several days. Lawmakers introduced a total of 1,309 bills this session, ranging from "cleanup...

 

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