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Articles from the May 18, 2018 edition

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4-H Discovery Day

MSU Extension staff and 4-H leaders from Carter and Fallon Counties recently joined third through sixth grade students at Ekalaka Public Schools for an afternoon of learning and fun. The afternoon...

 
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Southeast Electric annual meeting scheduled for June 8

Members of Southeast Electric are encouraged to attend the 67th Annual Southeast Electric Cooperative Meeting. The meeting will be held on Friday, June 8, 2018 at Carter County High School in Ekalaka. Registration will begin at 4:00 pm. A free roast...

 

Chamber makes plans for summer

The Carter County Chamber of Commerce has big plans this summer, as was discussed at the monthly chamber meeting in May. The first chamber sponsored event on tap this summer is the annual community wide yard sale, scheduled for the first Saturday in...

 

Election news

Before receiving a ballot at the polls, all electors are required to state their name and present a current photo identification showing the elector’s name. If the elector does not present a photo identification, including but not limited to a...

 

Levy for high school general fund passes

Four hundred ninety-four ballots were counted following the regular school election on May 8 in Carter County. That’s roughly 57% of the registered voters in the county. Of those 494, 305 were in favor of the general fund increase, while 189 were...

 

Team Nies tee-shirt fundraiser

Imaginative Ink, owned by Jordan Reynolds, is selling tee-shirts in an effort to raise money for Matt and Ami Nies to help with any incurred expenses at this time. Tee-shirts are $12 each and are available in toddler, youth, and adult sizes. Profit...

 

Products of the Prairie committee seeks public input

The Products of the Prairie committee is seeking input on 2018 summer markets in Ekalaka. The committee would like to organize markets in Ekalaka this summer, and is currently planning for them to take place in August and September. Tuesdays...

 

Let 'er Buck 4-H club visits Trophies Plus Outfitters

Alzada's best kept secret might just be the impressive trophy room displayed at the home of Mike and Esther Watkins. According to Let 'er Buck 4-H Club leader Shanna Howell, the room rivals that of...

 

Maurice Wilson Shoemaker

Maurice was born in Ekalaka, Mont., on March 2, 1925. He entered into rest and into the arms of our loving Heavenly Father on April 16, 2018. He was the fourth of seven children, and at the age of...

 

Letter to the editor

To Whom It May Concern: I, along with many of you, learned last week of the horrible events in Casper, WY when officer Jacob Carlson was shot five times in the line of duty. Did you know that he has thus far received over 100 units of blood and...

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    May 18, 2018

Memories

In my last article about Frank and Clara Nies, readers learned of Clara’s early life, her education, and moving to Montana. The article also gave information about her teaching experiences in Calumet, Jordan, and the Mackenzie school, which at the...

 

Annual FFA banquet

The Carter County FFA Chapter held their annual banquet last week. A dinner was served and special guest Amanda Williams spoke to the chapter. An election of new officers was also held following the...

 
 By Elin Kittelmann    Local    May 18, 2018

Water quality affects livestock productivity

Water is the most important nutrient for livestock. A quality and safe water supply is essential to the production of healthy livestock. If water is not suitable for consumption, it can adversely...

 
 By Sharla Sackman    Voices    May 18, 2018

What are those little yellow weeds?

Have you noticed the carpets of a little mustard-like yellow flower this year? The patches seem to be everywhere from road ditches to hay fields to pastures. You are likely seeing either desert or...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    May 18, 2018

Hat Tips

Hello, Do you know the song “Muleskinner Blues”? It’s an old classic. I’m not going to sing it for you. It’s a hard one to hit the high notes on. I’ve got the muleskinner blues. They actually started last fall. I’ve a friend in...

 

All CCHS tracksters to compete at divisional meet

DISTRICT 4C MEET Thursday, May 10 - Baker High School Track Mens 100 Meters 5) Caleb Fix, 12.69 7) Max Larson, 12.81 200 Meters 4) Caleb Fix, 25.05 6) Max Larson, 25.65 8) David Ashbrook, 27.44 400 Meters 2) Caleb Fix, 56.07 1600 Meters 4) David...

 

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