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Articles from the June 2, 2017 edition

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Fix tops podium twice at state meet

Anyone who has picked up a newspaper recently has likely observed that recent Carter County High School graduate Tanner Fix is fast. Last weekend he proved that by hurdling his way into the record...

 

County continues to evaluate options for future health care needs

Carter County is assessing the needs and evaluating options to meet future health care needs of the community. The goal is to select the option for Dahl Memorial Hospital that provides the best value...

 
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Southeast Electric annual meeting, Friday

Southeast Electric Cooperative Inc. will be hosting their 66th Annual Membership Meeting on Friday, June 2, 2017, at Carter County High School in Ekalaka. Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. A free roast beef supper and entertainment by Chalk Buttes...

 
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Tarno benefit, Sat, June 17 in Alzada

Another local is battling cancer. Kodi Tarno, daughter of Doug and Tracy Hendrickson of Alzada, was diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer this year. Tarno is 26 years old, went to school in Alzada, and graduated from high school in Hulett, WY. Growing...

 

Kindergarten graduates

Students who graduated from kindergarten at Ekalaka Elementary this year were: Ella Eide, Holland Lovec, McKinley Frye, Oakley Spring, Trent Poppema, Quinton Kalstrom, Lily Schallenberger, Kira...

 

A reminder to mow

The Town of Ekalaka is reminding residents to cleanup and mow their lawns. Tall grass is more than just unsightly. An overgrown lawn can provide harborage to rodents, vermin, mosquitoes, and other insects. It can increase the hazards of disease,...

 
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MOR seeks public input at June 7 forum in Ekalaka

May 23, 2017, Bozeman, MT - Museum of the Rockies seeks public input at two forums to be held in early June where updates on collaborative efforts between natural history museums in Montana and Kumamoto, Japan will be shared. Funded by the Japan...

 

A good parade needs a band

Donations are being sought after in order to bring the Belle Fourche Cowboy Band to this year’s Days of ‘85 parade. Those who would like to see the band again may send donations of any size to an account set up at Summit National Bank, P.O. Box...

 

Ekalaka blood drive nets 15 units

The Ekalaka Community Blood Drive held on Tuesday, May 23 at the Carter County Events Center in Ekalaka produced 15 units of blood. Leroy Schallenberger won a $25 gift certificate to Stompin’ Grounds. J.O Tooke won a tee shirt. The next community...

 

Class of '55 gathers

The CCHS Class of ‘55 had a small get together on May 24 at the home of Gloria Parks since one of the classmates, Betty (Schallenberger) Smith of Havre, was in town visiting family. Those attending were Gloria Parks, Betty Jo Castleberry, Bertie...

 
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Senior Center offering lunch this Sat.

Carter County seniors will be offering a sloppy joe lunch at the Senior Center during the community wide yard sale this Saturday, June 3. The lunch will also include chips, a bar, and a drink, all for only $5.00. Additionally, coffee and rolls will...

 
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Marshalls to celebrate 60th anniversary

Doctors JoAn and Wes Marshall will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 8th, 2017. Their daughter, Kerri Marshall, and Carole and Joe Carey are hosting a small shindig at the Marshall Ranch on Friday, June 9, 2017, starting around 4 pm....

 
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Medora Car Show, June 24

The 40th Medora Car Show will be held June 24, 2017, in Medora, ND. Exhibition for the public is Saturday, June 24, from 10 to 3:30. Anyone wishing to show a vehicle in any of the 21 different classes through 1992 (including customs) and a modern...

 
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Leaders, Legends and Legacies Football Camp celebrates ten years

The Leaders, Legends and Legacies Football Camp is excited to announce that the 2017 camp will be in Belgrade, Montana June 21st- 23rd! An additional one day camp will be held in Ekalaka, MT on July 1st! The camp, now in its tenth year, is an...

 

Unofficial special election results

The tables above show unofficial county-wide results from the special election held last Tuesday to elect a new Montana representative to the United States House of Representatives. Voting numbers...

 
 By Elin Kittelmann    Local    June 2, 2017

Testing livestock water for sulfates

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...

 

PRTC exercise scheduled for June 27-29

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Combat Raider, a large force exercise involving various military aircraft, is scheduled to begin June 27 in the Powder River Training Complex, and will conclude June 29, 2017. These LFEs provide joint and coalition...

 

Science Biweekly

Supplements range from Sammy Sosa’s Flintstones vitamins to a pill of Ginkgo biloba. Humans have long recognized the importance of supplementing their diet with important nutrients. As explorers conquered the world in the age of discovery, they...

 
 By Lois Lambert    Voices    June 2, 2017

Bright Ideas

Monday, May 29, 2017 was Memorial Day; and as every year, visitors come to Ekalaka. Some have family members who were in the military during past wars, others come to put flowers on the graves of parents, grandparents, or even earlier ancestors. All...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    June 2, 2017

Hat Tips

Hello, I’m a good eater. Meaning I eat a lot. I know, I know, looking at me you wouldn’t guess that. Or, maybe you would. I’ve eaten a lot of things in a lot of places. I ate tacos on the streets in Mexico City. Even after our hosts warned us...

 

Athletes end season at state meet

Four CCHS Track and Field competitors were in Laurel on Saturday competing at the MHSA Class C State Track & Field Championship. Ennis, Darby, and Richey-Lambert men finished first, second, and...

 

Future tracksters?

Last Wednesday local students in grades K-6 had a chance to have a track meet of their own during "Play Day," where they competed in several events ranging from a football kick to sack races and even...

 

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