Articles from the September 29, 2017 edition

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New teachers at CCHS

Editor's note: Mr. Jordan O'Donnell is another new face at CCHS this year. His information will be shared in a future article. School is in session once again at Carter County High and with the new ye...

 

Over $50,000 in cash raised for new pool

September brought the Town of Ekalaka's restricted cash account for the swimming pool to $50,013.60! These funds plus the others of $108,531.43 in pool committee funds, $11,945.20 from the Lions...

 

Dr. Nikki Erlenbusch, DNP, FNP-c receives graduate nursing degree

Dr. Nikki Erlenbusch, DNP of Miles City, MT, formerly of Ekalaka, received her advanced clinical practice degree from Frontier Nursing University (FNU). Erlenbusch graduated with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. Graduation ceremonies will be held...

 
 Events   

Flu clinic October 4

Dahl Memorial Clinic and Carter County Public Health will be hosting a flu vaccine clinic on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the clinic. Cost for the flu shot if paid at time of service is $20; if billed to insurance the...

 

American Legion has successful pancake supper

American Legion Post 60 saw a good turnout for the post’s annual pancake supper fundraiser, Sunday, September 24. The event helped raise funds for projects such as maintaining county-wide highway fatality markers, sending local high school...

 

Southeast Electric presents Ekalaka Ambulance with check for new computers

The Ekalaka Ambulance service is staffed by eleven volunteer EMTs. Two EMTs are on-call per shift. A shift runs from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. every day of the year. The ambulance service area is approximately 3,300 square miles. They respond to calls...

 

Go blue!

Children, parents, friends, community members, and Bulldog fans enjoyed watching the CCHS Homecoming parade last Friday on Main Street....

 

Gerry Sykes

A Graveside Service for Gerry Sykes was held on September 27, 2017 at the Beaver Lodge Cemetery in Ekalaka with Loyd Townsend officiating. Gerry passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Dahl...

 

Markuson anniversary

Milton and Janice Markuson celebrated their 60th anniversary on August 10, 2017 with family and friends at St. Joan of Arc Parish Hall in Ekalaka....

 

Bright Ideas

When we first bought the Eagle, we had to drive the paper “paste-ups” to the printer. The pages were photographed, then cleaning up the negatives, then making plates and printing. This was before computers. The process never went fast enough. Whe...

 

Q's Health News

It’s that time of year… time to get your flu shot! Influenza is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus. Respiratory means it’s an issue with the lungs and breathing. Influenza (often called the flu) symptoms can...

 

Western 4-H Family and Consumer Science Show

The 55th Annual Western 4-H Family and Consumer Science Show will be held October 6 and 7th at the Central States Fairgrounds in Rapid City, SD. While this is called a show, it consists of various contests for developing life skills that 4-Hers, non...

 

A 4-H letter

4-H week is here and it is time to celebrate and look at the memories that we have made over the past year. We need to look at all we have gained from 4-H and look at where we would be if we hadn’t been in 4-H. This organization has done a lot for...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor: I am writing you about the closures of roads and trails in the Long Pines and Ekalaka Hills (Custer National Forest) from 10-15 to 12-1. This time period takes in all of rifle season. By doing this, 100,000 acres of forest land is being...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Eric, As freshman class advisor, I feel that some clarification is necessary regarding the freshmen not decorating the library window for homecoming. The real issue was lack of pre-planning and miscommunication, not unwillingness of the library...

 

Letter to the editor

To the head of the NFL and all the players who don’t have enough respect to stand at attention for the national anthem: The men and women who enlisted, were drafted, or served our country gave their lives, limbs, health, and time so that these few...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, “And now,” as Paul Harvey said, “for the rest of the story. . .” In response to the thumbs down to the Ekalaka Public Library regarding the homecoming window, we need to be aware of certain facts (which were not included in the l...

 

Hat Tips

Hello, Last fall I had a chance to revisit the old Smith Camp on Fort Berthold. It was one of the first cow camps in that part of the country. I think the Keogh’s were among the first to make it kind of a headquarters on the reservation. But I’m...

 

Blue over black

CCHS lady volleyball continued their win streak last Saturday at home when they took on the Jordan Mustangs. Excluding tournament play on August 26 and September 9, the girls are 5-1 on the season,...

 

CCHS falls to Westby-Grenora

It was tough sledding for the Bulldogs during their homecoming game against Westby-Grenora last Friday night at Rowley Field. The Thunder, who are the number one ranked team in the state, primarily...

 

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