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Shakespeare comes to Ekalaka

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks' performance of "Cymbeline" was well attended by members of the community on Tuesday evening in Ekalaka. The performance was again sponsored by Sagebrush Service Club...

 

Third-driest June on record in Ekalaka

Ekalaka received 0.55 inches of precipitation in June, the third least on record, according to National Weather Service data. The only Junes the area has received less came in 1933 (0.53 inches) and 1949 (0.49 inches). Ekalaka had 1.14 inches in...

 

Aging water mains to be replaced next summer

The Town of Ekalaka plans to use over $1.6 million in combined funding to replace nearly one mile of aging water lines. Construction is scheduled to take place in the summer of 2022, according to a preliminary engineering report completed by Great...

 

Stiegs celebrate 50th

Around three hundred people attended A&A Stieg Wholesale's 50th Anniversary celebration at their shop on June 25 in Ekalaka. Attendees enjoyed a meal catered by Wagon Wheel Café, prizes and live...

 

Janice Markuson

Funeral Mass for Janice Mae Markuson, 82, of Ekalaka will be Friday, July 9, 2021 at 11:00am Fr. Thomas Tobin will celebrate the mass with Rick Miske assisting at Stevenson Funeral Home Ekalaka. Famil...

 

The Corner

As I sit here, memories come to mind. As a child, I have come to Ekalaka to visit many times. Each visit builds on a journey of the past to the present, for which I am grateful to know my father's...

 

Baby Castleberry

Conner and Kiplee Castleberry of Ekalaka announce the birth of their third daughter. At 8:33 p.m. on June 21, 2021, Kinsey Summer Castleberry arrived at Sidney Health Center in Sidney. She weighed 7...

 
 By Susan Metcalf    Voices    July 9, 2021

Cooking in the West

I absolutely love kitchen tips, and I try to pass them along without too much commentary, but sometimes I just can't resist sharing comments about the actual practicality of those tips. For example, Martha Stewart claims that if you have a headache,...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, several friends went walking one morning, through the nearby park, along some hills, loving and appreciating the view, enjoying their time together. Gal #1: “I’m out of water, I’ll soon need a drink....

 
 By Mary Rumph    Local    July 9, 2021

APHIS grasshopper suppression program materializes

Planes in the Air: When asked the first of June what I thought the chances were of the APHIS grasshopper treatment program happening, my response was "10%." On Tuesday, June 22nd, I heard the first...

 

Summit Basketball Camp

The 7th Annual Summit Basketball Camp, named after legendary women's college basketball coach Pat Summit, was held June 21-23 in Ekalaka. The camp is put on each year by Kayla Olsen with the...

 

Summit volleyball camp

Piggy-backing off of Summit Basketball Camp, the inaugural Summit Volleyball Camp was held on the same week of June in Ekalaka. The camp was organized by 2017 CCHS graduate Glen Frye, who received...

 

Young eagles learning to fly can appear to be injured

MILES CITY – In recent days several people have called or commented about seeing the eagles from the Main Street nest on the ground, on the Tongue River bridge, or even appearing to be injured.... Full story

 

New board leadership of MBA includes representation of Montana banks of all sizes

The Montana Bankers Association (MBA) announced the newly elected 2021-2022 leaders of the organization’s board today, resulting from elections among the MBA membership at the 118th Annual Membership Meeting earlier in June 2021. Jake Pelczar,...

 

Department of Livestock asks Montanans to stay alert

The Montana Department of Livestock (MDOL) is asking residents to remain vigilant about the presence of feral swine. Though there have been no confirmed sightings in Montana, populations are spreading and the risk of introduction to Montana is high....

 

A lot of Lovecs

Wrangling up nearly 100 Lovecs and getting them to stand still long enough to take a picture is no easy task, as evidenced in the photo at left. The 2021 Emil and Eula Lovec Reunion took place July...

 

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