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Electric scholarship winners

Southeast Electric Cooperative encourages students and members to always be learning. Scholarship funds are always a good way to help with this goal. In the last 10 years Southeast has awarded over...

 

Promoting local spending

J&J Guide Service owners Rich and Sue Schneider announced a two-week long "Shop Local" competition on April 17 to promote local businesses. Residents were invited to text or email every time they...

 

Immediate family only for CCHS Graduation

The CCHS Class of 2020 will be having a graduation ceremony at Rowley Field next Saturday, May 16 at 4 p.m. Each graduate is allowed to bring immediate family members only, which includes siblings,...

 

School District 56 election results

Votes for the School District 56, Alzada, trustee mail ballot election were counted on Tuesday evening at Carter County Courthouse. Unofficial results show that John Courtney defeated Tara Lynn Thomas for election to the board. Courtney received 35...

 

Mid-Rivers annual meeting postponed

The Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Board of Trustees has decided to postpone the cooperative’s Annual Meeting of the Members, previously scheduled for May 28, 2020, until further notice due to the Coronavirus pandemic. “Our primary focus...

 

2020 primary ballots to be mailed

The Carter County Clerk and Recorder's Office has been busy preparing 2020 federal primary ballots for mailing on May 8. Due to the COVID-19 threat, an order from Governor Bullock gave counties in...

 

Southeast Electric cancels annual meeting

The Southeast Electric Cooperative Board of Directors met on April 29, 2020 and discussed the annual meeting of members. Since it would be impossible to adhere to Governor Bullock’s orders in his plan for a phased reopening of Montana in response...

 

Mark Jennings

Mark Donovan Jennings, retired drilling consultant & resident of Rockport, Texas, passed away in his home on April 12, 2020 at the age of 81. Mark is survived by his wife, Ana; his children...

 

Edward "Bub" Stuart

Edward "Bub" Stuart passed away peacefully at Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD on April 30, 2020. Ed or Bub (as he was sometimes referred to) was born at the home of Susan Kerr in Ekalaka, M...

 

Letter to the editor

The meaning and purpose of Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association expands beyond the medical care provided to our community and the people passing through our community. The economic impact of DMHA is also extremely important. The direct effect of DMHA...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, I am writing to recommend a couple of men who were great Legislators and would now like to serve Montana in a different capacity. One of these men is Senator Scott Sales. Scott is the only person in Montana history who was picked by his...

 
 By Susan Metcalf    Voices    May 8, 2020

Cooking in the West

Sunday is Mother's Day, so I would like to wish all mothers a special day. Those of us who have lost our mothers realize how time spent with our mothers is more valuable than any other gift we could give or be given. I have never written a column...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, dear Lord, on Mother’s Day, we all have ‘thoughts’ of Moms. As we grew up, we’d ask advice, she’d help us through our qualms. On this fine day, we’re thinking back when we were kids back home; for us...

 
 By Bill Lavell    Voices    May 8, 2020

Other people from Carter Country

I was looking at a memory on Facebook this morning where I had promised to write a story for the Eagle about people I had known in Carter County and those that I had met since then on Facebook. I have never written that story and really don't...

 

Governor Bullock announces $123 million available in emergency grants

On Tuesday, Governor Steve Bullock announced that families, small businesses, non-profits, health services centers and individuals across Montana hardest-hit by impacts of COVID-19 will be eligible to apply for grants through nine new programs create...

 
 By Raquel Williams    Local    May 8, 2020

COVID-19 updates

As of May 5th, Carter County has zero cases of COVID-19, and Montana has 456 cases; of those cases, 410 have already recovered! Since this is a new virus, information is frequently changing with new...

 

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