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Articles from the June 1, 2018 edition

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 By Ryan OConnell    Local    June 1, 2018

God and family

Last Friday, Pastor Jon Champlin's family and members of his congregation threw him a surprise birthday party. His wife, Kati Champlin, says he caught on after becoming suspicious of why she was...

 
 By Ryan OConnell    Local    June 1, 2018

On top of the hill and hide-away

Jo Kittelmann threw a kitchen boa around her neck, a three-foot-long cloth with red dish towels at the head and tail, and explained its usefulness. Instead of a wet tea towel over the shoulder, the...

 

Memorial Day

This Memorial Day, continuous rain did not deter residents and visitors from paying respects to U.S. service members who died defending their country and local veterans who passed away in the last...

 
 Events   

Bean bag benefit

Dawg House Pub and Bruski Bacon will be hosting a benefit event for dear friends Matt and Ami Nies on Saturday, June 9. The community was heartbroken by the passing of their beautiful baby girl earlier this month. Please join them to raise funds to...

 
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Summit Basketball Camp slated for June

The 2018 Summit Basketball Camp is offering to take your child’s skills to the next level. The camp is open to all grades, from kindergarten all the way to 12th grade. The camp is offering a multitude of training exercises designed to improve...

 

Day change for drivers license appointments

The Baker Driver License Station, located within the Fallon County Courthouse, will be open once a week on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. - noon and 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. This station requires a pre-paid receipt from the county Treasurer’s office. Please make...

 

Local blood drive draws supporters

Thirty-seven units were donated by 24 individuals at the local blood drive last week. Blood drive organizer Darlene Carter-Rose said 37 units is the largest seen in quite some time. Stewart Cook won a gift certificate to Dawg House Pub as a door...

 
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Homemakers spring council meeting, June 6

The Fallon/Carter Homemakers spring council meeting will be held Wednesday, June 6 at the Baker Senior Center. Registration and coffee are at 9:30 a.m. with programs to follow at 10 a.m. There will be a cost of $7 for lunch. The programs include...

 
 By Bill Lavell    Voices    June 1, 2018

Fishing

Fishing was a big part of our life growing up in Ekalaka and Carter County. I have told some of my fishing stories before, but I don't think that I have ever written a story about fishing, so, here goes. Grandma and Grandpa Coons kept a good supply...

 
 By Bill Walker    Opinion    June 1, 2018

Alzada residents vie for county commissioner

As a lifetime resident of Carter County, I have a lot invested in the welfare of our county. I graduated from Carter County High School in 1969. I married my wife, Janet Dodd, whom is also a lifetime resident of Carter County, in 1972. We ranched in...

 
 By Mike Watkins    Opinion    June 1, 2018

Alzada residents vie for county commissioner

My family and I have operated a full-time outfitting business in southern Carter County since 1993 and have resided in Alzada since 1999. Our two youngest children went to school in Alzada prior to graduating from the Hulett school system, and I am...

 

Bonsell, Kittelmann compete at state track

Sophomore Wyatt Kittelmann and senior Kyleigh Bonsell both excelled in track this year and advanced to the state track and field meet in Great Falls last weekend. Kittelmann participated in the 110 meter hurdles and Bonsell in the 300 meter hurdles....

 
 By Ryan OConnell    Local    June 1, 2018

School is out, awards are in

Kindergarten graduates let the show begin at the Spring Awards Assembly with a rambunctious circus routine that included acrobatics, jumping rope and trick ring toss. After the entertainment, the...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    June 1, 2018

Hat Tips

Hello, It’s been a long time since I read or listened to any of Aesop’s fables. I imagine there are many of you in the same boat I am. We sit and stare at the TV, clicker in hand, and complain because there is nothing good on. Oh, Seinfeld...

 

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