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County struggles to fill congregate meal position

The local Senior Citizens Center could be in danger of closing according to Carter County Senior Citizens Coordinator Karen Carroll. Why? It isn't feasible to continue to rent the building if...

 

Welch wins dancing competition

On April 30, Dancing with the Big Sky Stars took place in Billings. Local celebrities from the Billings area teamed with dance instructors for a one night dancing competition. Proceeds from the event...

 

Lions Club donation makes a splash

On Tuesday morning, the local Lions Club handed a check for over $12,000 to town clerk Kitty Schmid. The Lions Club has been raising and gathering funds earmarked for a new swimming pool in Ekalaka...

 

Time to get ready for Days of '85

The Days of ‘85 Fair and Rodeo will be held August 9 through August 12 this year and organizers look forward to the celebration. Friends and neighbors get together and there are a plethora of activities to enjoy. Producers get a chance to take a...

 
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Celebrating mothers

Looking for an occasion to show Mom she’s special? Take her to this event! The annual mother-daughter event, put on by Grace Fellowship, will be a brunch on Saturday May 12, 10:00 a.m., at Ekalaka Bible Church. There will be plenty of food,...

 
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ATV safety presentation, May 9

ATV ownership has greatly increased in recent years. ATVs have become not only popular recreational vehicles, but are increasingly important as handy equipment for farmers and ranchers. ATVs have replaced the horse on many cattle operations....

 

Local 4-H programs help donate books to Africa

MSU Fallon/Carter Extension and 4-H youth from Carter and Fallon Counties invite everyone to participate in their 4-H service project, Books for Africa. Books For Africa (BFA) is the largest shipper of donated educational materials to the African...

 

Dinstel to graduate

Jonni Dinstel of Alzada is a candidate to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree during Chadron State College’s spring commencement Saturday, May, 5. More than 245 candidates are scheduled to receive their undergraduate degrees in the Chicoine...

 
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Additional NWS training scheduled in Broadus

The National Weather Service (NWS) will be conducting another SKYWARN Spotter training session. This session will be held in Broadus on Friday, May 11. The free training will take place from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Broadus Library. Anyone...

 

Darryl Gatzke

A funeral service for Darryl Gatzke, 82, of Plevna, was held May 2, 2018 at Peace Lutheran Church in Plevna, MT with Pastor Scott Kiehn officiating. Burial followed in Peace Lutheran Cemetery. Visitat...

 

Russell Alan Holloway

It is with great sadness that the family of Russell Alan Holloway announces that he passed away on April 27, 2018 at the age of 58 at the Rapid City Hospice House after a short battle with cancer. He...

 

Bright Ideas

My husband does the grocery shopping, but for decades I’ve provided him with a typed or computer generated grocery list. I may allow him to add to the list, but I always hope the store can provide all the other essentials I list. We went to Miles...

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    May 4, 2018

Memories

I would like to share one comment as I begin; Bill Lavell and Madlon Brence mentioned one individual, Lee Bair, recently in their articles and it brought back my memories of this man. As I remember, he had lost a leg and became a salesman. As Madlon...

 

Williams joins membership of American Angus Association

Brady Williams, Hammond, Montana, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo. The American Angus Association, with more than 25,000 active...

 

Quarterly Legal Tip

My apologies for the late article! There have been some positive developments in my career that have delayed my submission of my Quarterly Legal Tip. I hope you will forgive my tardiness. Now on to the tip! Have you heard of the ABLE Savings...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    May 4, 2018

Hat Tips

Hello, As is always said, old age is not good, but it is better than the other option. What made me think of this is my age. I’m getting old enough where I suppose I would be referred to as elderly. I used to think elderly was around 50, then I...

 

Ekalaka Public Schools honor student athletes

On April 26, Ekalaka Public Schools honored all student athletes from grades 5-12 for the 2017-2018 sports seasons at a program held in the CCHS Tuggle room. Junior high volleyball players receiving...

 

CCHS competes at Elks Invitational

Glendive Elks Invitational Saturday, April 28 Mens 100 Meters 21) Caleb Fix, 12.56 22) Max Larson, 12.57 42) David Ashbrook, 13.25 46) Mick O’Connor, 13.68 200 Meters 17) Caleb Fix, 25.54 19) Max Larson, 25.78 34) David Ashbrook, 27.97 35) Mick O...

 

JH track results

The local junior high track team has competed in three meets so far this season. Following are results for the twelve participating student athletes. COLSTRIP MEET Boys Ethan Frye 100m Hurdles, 20.09 Long Jump, 10-7 200m Hurdles, 37.2 100m, 15.6...

 

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