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Articles from the July 2, 2021 edition

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Ernest Tooke Memorial Match Bronc Ride

A Sunday full of thrills and spills at Ekalaka Track and Arena provided spectators with excitement during the Ernest Tooke Memorial Match Bronc Ride and Futurity over the weekend. Gavin Nelson won...

 
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See Shakespeare in the Parks on July 6

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks (MSIP) beckons thee to the Dahl Memorial Healthcare lawn in Ekalaka on Tuesday, July 6. The theatre company will be performing "Cymbeline," directed by Kevin Asselin,...

 

Jesperson retires after 35 years with USPS

Postmaster Becky Jesperson retired from the U.S. Postal Service on May 28, 2021 after thirty-five years of service. A retirement celebration was held for her at the Ekalaka Post Office on June 25....

 

Veteran's Park receives funding boost

The Carter County Community Foundation was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from ONEOK, Inc. for Ekalaka Veteran’s Park, a memorial at Perso Park on the corner of Speelmon Street East and Main Street. Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation...

 
 By Brad Mosher    Local    July 2, 2021

New extension agent has local ties

There is a new extension agent in town. Amanda Williams comes to the area with a familiarity for the region she is now serving. Williams grew up in Miles City and spent a lot of time on the family...

 

Doris Turnbough

Doris Darlene (Burch) Turnbough, age 83, of Broadus, Montana passed away Saturday, June 26, 2021, at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings, Montana after a valiant health battle for many months. She was...

 
 By Bill Lavell    Voices    July 2, 2021

My recent trip to Ekalaka

Those of you who follow Facebook probably know that I made a trip to Ekalaka last week. Actually it wasn’t so much a trip to Ekalaka as a trip to Camp Needmore for a family reunion. I did get to Ekalaka and will tell you of my impressions. First...

 
 By Susan Metcalf    Voices    July 2, 2021

Cooking in the West

To many of us, Independence Day is celebrated with rodeo. I hope that as you are celebrating this year with big beef burgers and a rodeo and hopefully no fireworks due to the extreme fire danger in this drought, you take some time to reflect on this...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, You have given to us some days that are special and worth a celebration and there’s one very special one this Sunday, that would be THE 4th of JULY! May we pause to consider what it means to be an America...

 

PRTC exercise to begin July 19

Combat Raider, a military training exercise involving various aircraft, is scheduled to begin July 19 in the Powder River Training Complex (PRTC) and will conclude on July 23, 2021. Combat Raider provides joint and coalition flight training with...

 

Public Health Dept. information

It will be a short week after the July 4th holiday and temperatures will likely be heating up! We encourage everyone to be safe and take care during these hot summer days. Some quick reminders; inside temps of vehicles can very quickly reach 120 degr...

 

13th annual football camp brings in players from all over region

The 13th Annual Leaders, Legends, and Legacies Football Camp took place last week in Ekalaka. There was an outstanding turnout at this year's camp with nearly 100 kids participating. Campers came from...

 

All-stars

The 8-Man Bob Cleverley Class C All-Star football game took place on June 5 in Butte. One Carter County High School player, Jared Pardee, represented the Bulldogs in Butte alongside Head Coach...

 

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