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Copy of first CCHS commencement speech shared

Last week, The Eagle printed a hundred-year-old article about the CCHS Class of 1919. Anita Ewalt was the valedictorian of the class. Local Nancy Brence has a handwritten copy of Ewalt’s commencement address. Her class was the first ever to graduat...

 
 By Beth Epley    Regional    May 17, 2019

Grant opportunities for agriculture producers

Not only is agriculture the number one industry in Montana, it is both a way of life and an identity, especially in eastern Montana. It is undeniable that the Ag industry has changed extensively in recent decades with new technologies coming out all...

 

Blood drive next week

Ask a blood donor why they take the time to give blood and they might say, “The idea that my blood could help save a life is so amazing. Even though I am not a trained medical professional, I can still make a positive impact on others.” If you...

 

Auxiliary plans Memorial Day picnic

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Auxiliary to Post #7885 in Ekalaka invites visitors, friends, and relatives who will be in town attending the local Memorial Day Service at Beaver Lodge Cemetery on Monday, May 27 to a picnic and social at Carter...

 

CCHS Commencement

Commencement exercises for the Carter County High School Class of 2019 will be held this Saturday, May 18 inside the gymnasium. This year there will be six seniors graduating. The ceremony is set to begin at 2:19 p.m....

 
 By Shannon Johnson    Local    May 17, 2019

EPEDC welcomes a new employee to their new Baker office

The Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation has had a busy month of April between hiring a new Community Development Specialist and opening a new office in Baker. Beth Epley, the Executive...

 
 Events   

Get your event listed

The 2019 Days of '85 poster is currently being filled with events. Anyone planning an activity such as a class reunion, youth group gathering or church activity during this year's Days of '85 will...

 

Larson denied parole

Jedediah Keith Larson was denied parole at a recent hearing. Larson is currently serving ten years with the Montana Department of Corrections for felony aggravated assault that occurred on March 10,...

 
 By Lois Lambert    Voices    May 17, 2019

Bright Ideas

I bought calendars late in December for my husband and a friend featuring hot peppers. What would I get for myself? I decided on herbs, assuming they would be familiar herbs we grow outside our back door. Some were: rosemary, sage, chives, oregano,...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    May 17, 2019

Hat Tips

Hello, Shirley and I attended our oldest granddaughter’s high school graduation this past weekend. I don’t feel old enough to have a granddaughter that will be going off to college next fall. I’m sure many of you have had, or will have, that...

 

Areatha Penn

Funeral services for Areatha Penn, 89, of Ekalaka, were held May 15 at Stevenson Funeral Home in Ekalaka with Pastor Scott Kiehn officiating. Burial followed at Beaverlodge Cemetery. Visitation for...

 

Conversations with God

Hello Dog, it's me, Mara: You know, Lord, reading about Psalms 23, written by Philip Keller (long years ago) along with a peaceful picture of sheep, suggested several subjects. That lovely picturesque country scene reminded a friend of her growing...

 

Entrepreneurial spirit

Members of Gigglers and Wigglers took advantage of warm, sunny weather and set up a lemonade stand outside the daycare on Wednesday....

 
 Events   

Star party at Medicine Rocks State Park on May 23

Explore Montana's night sky! Montana State Parks, in partnership with the Carter County Museum, will host a "Star Party" at Medicine Rocks State Park on Thursday, May 23 at 9 p.m. Join presenter...

 

Final Dress Rehearsal

Members of CCHS Drama but on a performance of "Final Dress Rehearsal," a short play by Jack Frakes at the high school on Tuesday. The play was a part of A Night With The Arts, which included musical...

 

2019 North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame inductees announced

In its 25th year honoring individuals, ranches, livestock and organizations that have made significant contributions to the development and promotion of North Dakota's livestock industry, ranching,...

 

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