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Tornado touches down at Higgins Ranch

Just before 1 a.m. last Friday, a tornado touched down at the Higgins Ranch a few miles northeast of Ridgeway. According to a report from the National Weather Service, the tornado was classified as...

 
 Events   

Shindig this weekend

The 7th Annual Dino Shindig is set to take place this weekend in Ekalaka. Visitors will be in town from all over the world to hear lectures from leading paleontologists, partake in kids activities,... Full story

 

Class registration August 8 and 9

Registration for classes at Carter County High School and Ekalaka Junior High School, grades 7-12, will be Thursday, August 8 and Friday, August 9, at Carter County High School from noon to 4 p.m. If a student is unavailable for these dates, he/she...

 

New provider joining team at Dahl Memorial

Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association is thrilled to announce the addition of another healthcare provider! Alex Loudermilk, a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), will be starting on August 2 and will be w...

 

Chamber news

We’re full swing into summer. The pool is open and swimming lessons just wrapped up for the season. The Chamber’s 4th of July Bash on Main Street was a success as attendees had a great time playing games, dancing on Main Street and watching the...

 

19 donors at last week's blood drive

Nineteen people donated blood at last week’s community blood drive held at Carter County Events Center. Of those, seven had appointments and four were new donors. In total, 23 units of blood were donated. Sam Cook won the drive’s door prize, $25...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    July 26, 2019

Hat Tips

Hello, You know I don’t fly a lot. I used to. Once in awhile to a legislative deal, or on an annual vacation. But I don’t really get excited about amassing airline miles on my credit card. Because when you get a lot of miles, you are tempted to...

 
 By JoAn Marshall    Events   

Pet parade rolls into town on Friday, Aug. 9th

The 25th Annual Carter County Fair Pet Parade is scheduled for Friday, August 9. The event begins at noon at the bleacher area of Carter County Fairgrounds. Registration for contestants will be from 11 a.m. until noon. Sponsoring the event are the...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, it is entertaining and amusing to look up bizarre and unique holidays. July does have some interesting ones. For instance, last week was Peach Ice Cream Day. Not everyone has tried that flavor, right,...

 

Ijkalaka descendants meet in Ekalaka

Last Friday, a bus loaded with David and Ijkalaka Russell descendants traveled from Belle Fourche, South Dakota to Ekalaka. The trip was part of the Christenot family reunion. The Christenots are kin...

 

DPHHS announces free online resource to help young Montanans quit tobacco products

State public health officials recently announced a free online resource that offers coaching and support to young Montanans who want to stop using tobacco products, particularly electronic cigarettes like JUUL. “The number of young Montanans addict...

 

Busy summer for aquatic invasive species prevention

It’s been a busy summer on the front to combat aquatic invasive species. So far, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and its partner agencies have conducted more than 52,000 watercraft inspections – with more than 7,000 of those happening over the...

 

Beargrass and yucca are two signature Montana plants

Two particular flowering plants are the toast of late spring and summer in Montana. In the mountain forests and openings of northwestern Montana, beargrass – the official flower of Glacier National...

 

Ventenata added to Montana noxious weed list

Helena, Mont. – The Montana Department of Agriculture has updated its noxious weed list to include ventenata (Ventenata dubia). The Noxious Weed Listing Workgroup recommended adding ventenata to...

 

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