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Welder Up

It's not every day that a reality television star roams the streets of Ekalaka. It's more of a Tuesday afternoon sort of thing. Tuesday, June 6 to be more specific. On Tuesday, Steve Darnell, the man...

 

Jardee, Paul reelected to Southeast board

Southeast Electric Cooperative held an annual meeting last Friday at Carter County High School. Attending members ate a free roast beef dinner and received a rain gauge for attending. Several who attended were also lucky enough to win one of several...

 

Young marries Rocha

Jesse Young and Zebrina Rocha were united in holy matrimony at St. Thomas Acquinas Catholic Church in Rio Rancho, NM on May 13, 2017. Jesse is the son of Bob and Sally Young of the Mill Iron area and...

 

Lovec, Hughes wed

Cory Lovec and Ashley Hughes were united in holy matrimony on May 13th in Butte, Montana. Cory is the son of Steven and Tricia Lovec of Ekalaka and Ashley is the daughter of Bill and Ruth Hughes of...

 

Town council election update

As of June 6, 2017, those who have filed for positions of the town are Pat Strickland for mayor, Jim MacKay for a council position, and Andy Wright for a two-year council position. Additional filings need to be made to fill all of the positions....

 

The future of Montana agriculture

On June 1, Great Falls was the center of our nation's agriculture conversation as I hosted the Montana Ag Summit, a conversation about the future of jobs in our state's number one economic driver:...

 

Harold Allen Smith

Harold Allen Smith passed away peacefully at Sheridan Memorial Hospital, in Sheridan, WY on May 20, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was born May 27, 1930 in Gorham, North Dakota to Everett Alton an...

 

Leonard Wayne Carter

Leonard Wayne Carter, age 77, passed away on May 31, 2017 at his home in Sierra Vista, AZ after a long battle with cancer. He was born on December 14, 1939 in Ekalaka, MT to Leonard Carter and...

 
 Events   

Honor our vets and pray for our country

Heavenly Harp out of Phoenix, Arizona will present a beautiful concert to encourage everyone in these tenuous times. Attendees will enjoy a combination of music featuring harp, piano with flute, and vocals on popular and Christian pieces like...

 
 Events   

Smart driver class for senior citizens

Carter County Senior Citizens will sponsor a driver safety class called Smart Driver on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. This class is the updated version of the old “55 Alive” class developed by AARP. The driver safety class is designed as a review...

 
 By Lois Lambert    Voices    June 9, 2017

Bright Ideas

When we turned over the last page on the calendar, we asked ourselves that very question. Wasn’t it just April? Time goes so quickly. School dismissed for summer and the grade school children are running free; older students have jobs in the...

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    June 9, 2017

Memories

Well, in my last article I wrote about Bob and Grace Renshaw getting married, moving over to the homestead, digging a well, and planting and harvesting a crop. Bob and Grace both taught, and earned money to by material for a barn and a chicken house,...

 

Carter County High School and Ekalaka Junior High Honor Roll

Fourth Quarter Honor Roll A HONOR ROLL (3.5 GPA or higher) Tanner Fix Glen Frye Kylee Kennedy Jordan King Whitney Kittelmann Wyatt Kittelmann Hannah LaBree Heather LaBree Mick O’Connor Rose Rychner Ashley Schmid Tori Tooke Jasmine Erickson Kari Kit...

 
 By Bruce Auchly    Opinion    June 9, 2017

Rain, rain go away

Back in third grade, I remember reading a story about a little boy who grew tired of rain ruining his weekends. So he chanted: Rain, rain go away. And he got his wish. The sky cleared, the sun came ou...

 

This is Montana

During the Dec. 21 winter solstice, the sun takes a brief respite on the Tropic of Capricorn at 23.5 degrees south latitude. Over the next six months, it journeys north for a June 21 rendezvous with...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    June 9, 2017

Hat Tips

Hello, Today, I’m going to talk about health care. It’s talked about on the news every day. It is in every paper you pick up. It’s cause riots and sit ins. It causes elections to be won or lost. But, honestly, many of us take health care...

 

Electric cooperative scholarships

The Southeast Electric Essay Scholarship is a $1000.00 scholarship sponsored by Southeast Electric Cooperative, Inc. This year's recipient is Leah Harrington. Harrington was asked to cite and discuss...

 

He has always danced to his own beat

Could get worse now that he is 60! Happy Birthday Don!...

 

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