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Deadline to file for town election nears

At the beginning of the week, three individuals had filed for two, 2-year terms for election to the Ekalaka Town Council. There is also an opening for one, 4-year term on the council and one, 4-year term for mayor. The deadline to file for the...

 

Headstone dedication ceremony honors local matriarch

Sophia Ann Folsom Padden (December 17, 1846 – February 14, 1935), matriarch of the Montana Padden families, was remembered with a new headstone dedication on Saturday, June 5. Sophia Ann...

 
 By Vicki Fix    Voices    June 11, 2021

Mayor's Notes

Happy Spring to all! It has been some beautiful weather, but would be nice to see some more moisture. Just thought it was time to share some notes from the Mayor and a few reminders. It is spring and...

 

Students receive awards and letters

Awards and letters given this year to students from Ekalaka Public Schools included: Heroic 7 Award - Jared Pardee National Choral Award - Amaya Coleman John Philip Sousa Award - Tyra O’Connor New inductees into the William C. Rowley Chapter of Nat...

 

Local scholarship winners

Scholarship Recipient Joe Dingfelder Memorial, $150.....Tylee Loehding Fruit Service and Repair, $500.......Tylee Loehding Frye Family Memorial, $500.........Tylee Loehding Farmer’s Union, $500....................Tylee Loehding American Legion...

 

Josephine Roadifer

Graveside service for Josephine Lilly Roadifer, 88, of Camp Crook, SD was held June 8 at Fairview Cemetery in Camp Crook, SD. Josephine passed away June 1, 2021 in Gillette, Wyoming. Josephine...

 

Curtis Vernon Wilson

A funeral service for Curtis Vernon Wilson, 91, will be 2 p.m. Friday, June 18, 2021 at Stevenson Funeral Home in Ekalaka with Pastor Tom Stieg officiating. Burial will follow at Beaverlodge Cemetery....

 

Letter to the editor

On April 23, 2021, I wrote a letter to the editor regarding the Town Benches. Since then I received phone calls from two ladies who are willing to help me paint benches. I also received a phone call from a lady who wishes to pay for the cost of the...

 
 By Susan Metcalf    Voices    June 11, 2021

Cooking in the West

"Have you lost your mind?" Millie Woolley asked. "Yes, I thought you were smarter than that!" added Shelly Carroccia, as we stood outside the papered over storefront windows of the boutique my daughter Brooke and I are starting on McLeod Street in...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, a friend mentioned some interesting dates throughout the WHOLE calendar, but she really liked those in June; the one that gave her a chuckle was the 9th, Donald Duck Day, his first appearance was in 1934....

 

Long, hot summer

Emswiler Pool sits empty and unused on Wednesday. Originally scheduled to open on June 7th, the swimming pool will not be opening this year. The lack of a pool this summer marks yet another seasonal...

 

School honor rolls

FOURTH QUARTER HONOR ROLL A HONOR ROLL (3.5 GPA or higher) Carly Aho Greta Barrett Ryker Carroll Amaya Coleman Natalie Foxley Bella Jensen Seth Kennedy Kari Kittelmann Kendall Kittelmann Heidi LaBree Corlan Laughery Brynn Loehding Chace Loehding...

 
 By Susan Tooke    Local    June 11, 2021

Days of '85 Pet Parade

You’ve probably already heard, the theme for the Carter County Fair this year is “Hometown Heroes’”. At first glance I thought it was going to be a tough one to work around. But, no! Think about all the people it takes to make a community...

 

Skunk tests positive for rabies in Powder River County

On Thursday, June 3, the Montana Department of Livestock (MDOL) received confirmation of a second terrestrial (non-bat) rabies case in the state in 2021. A rabies-infected skunk was captured in Powder River County. One dog was exposed to the rabid...

 

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