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Articles from the July 30, 2021 edition

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Dino Shindig

The 9th Annual Dino Shindig took place over the weekend in Ekalaka. Numbers of attendees for events were up across the board from last year. Two hundred fifty-seven people attended talks and museum...

 

Tiny paleontologists

A number of local children, such as little Charlee Jo Lindell (pictured left), enjoyed the giant inflatable dinosaurs that Summit National Bank put up outside during the Dino Shindig last week in...

 

Fair time

Show off your crafts, quilts, cooking skills, photos, gardening, woodworking, etc. Fair entry forms are due Monday, August 9 by 6 p.m. Mail to P.O. Box 164 Ekalaka, MT 59324 or email:...

 

Grasshopper contest during fair

Carter Co. Fair Board is sponsoring a grasshopper contest. If you wish to enter, please submit an entry form to the fair office by Monday, August 9 at 6 p.m. Grasshopper exhibits need to be in place...

 

Commissioners issue RFP for new hospital

In February, the Eagle reported that county commissioners had unanimously voted to change the name of the new healthcare facility in Ekalaka. The new facility is named "Carter County Healthcare...

 

Lyle Babb

Lyle Wallace Babb December 24, 1935 – July 2, 2021 A son, the first male child in the family for two generations, was born on December 24, 1935. He was named Lyle Wallace, born to Harry Babb and...

 
 By Susan Metcalf    Voices    July 30, 2021

Cooking in the West

Just when my muscles have grown used to working, it is almost time to go back and sit at a desk as the school year approaches. The entire month of June, my body thinks it enlisted in the Army and no one told it. By July, the severe muscle cramps...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, it’s amazing what one can find out about plants, all sorts of plants named from A to Z, found in books, computers or even from friends! How about Alpine Currants, [Yum!], beautiful Baby’s Breath,...

 

Chief Water Court Judge appointment

Chief Justice Mike McGrath announced Tuesday that he has re-appointed Russell McElyea to continue serving as the Chief Judge of the Montana Water Court. McElyea’s appointment is effective August 1, 2021. McElyea, who started as the associate judge,...

 
 By Erwin Curry    Voices    July 30, 2021

The Corner

I arrived back in town on a hot July afternoon some days ago, A passed brother-in-law to remember - and a town with new construction - with obvious determination - grit and goals, And Mother Nature seems to be giving another of her serious tests,...

 

Littlest Lovec

Cory and Ashley Lovec of Park City, Montana announce the birth of their daughter, Olive Lois Lovec. Olive was born at 1:06 a.m. on June 16, 2021 at Billing Clinic in Billings, Montana. She weighed...

 

Regenerative agriculture

On July 8th, the Eastern Montana Regenerative Agriculture (EMRA) group met in Brusett for a range tour. The group toured two ranches and looked at different pastures and how they are managed. They...

 

Unique creations

A fun day of making gourd baskets and decorative gourd bird houses was held at the home of Sue Schneider over the weekend. Schneider's sister-in-law, Lynn Wallace visiting from Wisconsin, taught the...

 

Montana Hay Hotline available for producers affected by drought

As severe drought conditions and wildfires persist across the state, the Montana Department of Agriculture is reminding agricultural producers of the availability of the Hay Hotline, an online tool that connects those interested in buying, selling,...

 

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