Articles from the October 16, 2020 edition

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Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame announces 2020 inductions

This week the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) announced the 13th class of inductions into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame. The inductees were chosen from a field of candidates nominated by the general public....

 

The importance of voting

The photo to the left was taken by Joe Peters at the old Hockett Basin school site on Powder River. The teamster is Gene Brown, a local rancher who was headed to the precinct to vote when he lost one...

 

Fire south of Ekalaka

A fire that started on Monday approximately sixteen miles south of Ekalaka on Highway 323 burned 3,177 acres. The fire was aided by high winds and jumped the highway, making it to Box Elder Creek....

 

Developmental screening postponed

Due to COVID-19 concerns, Ekalaka Public Schools has canceled the developmental screening for children aged 0-5 years that was scheduled for Tuesday, October 20. The screening has been rescheduled for April 6, 2021. For more information, call the...

 

Trick or Trunk on Halloween

Main Street in Ekalaka will be a great stop for young trick-or-treaters when Halloween arrives this year. The annual ‘Trick or Trunk’ event has moved from the parking lot of St. Elizabeth Lutheran Church to Main Street. It will feature vehicles...

 

County coronavirus numbers seesaw

On October 7, Carter County reported three confirmed active cases of COVID-19 and was no longer under the governor’s mask mandate. By October 10, the county reported four active cases and went back under the directive requiring masks. The next...

 

MHSA to delay winter sports

The Montana High School Association board voted on Tuesday to delay the start of winter sports in hopes of flattening the curve during the continued COVID-19 pandemic. The MHSA executive board approved the motion of winter sports practices in...

 

Lowell Cordell

Lowell Cordell, 76, passed away peacefully at his home in Camp Crook, SD on October 4, 2020. Lowell was born June 2, 1944 in Buffalo, SD to Robert "Bob" and Bessie (Davis) Cordell. He and his older...

 

Robert "Bob" Rolph

Robert "Bob" Rolph, passed away October 4, 2020 at his home in Spearfish, SD. He was born in Camp Crook, SD October 14, 1944 to Earl and Mary Jane (VanDewerker) Rolph. The family moved to Belle Fourch...

 

Letter to the editor

Editor, As I was walking out of the senate chambers one day in my first session the Governor was walking by. As he shook my hand his comment to me was “Steve—that is a good name.” That might be one of the few times I agreed with him in the...

 

Letter to the editor

We don’t have to look very hard to know how the Cooney administration would work. For the past 16 years, Democrats have controlled the Governor’s office, and what do we have to show for it? As a small business owner, and a member of the Montana...

 

Cooking in the West

The general season for elk and deer is starting. This means that many hunters are contemplating robbing a bank or at least a convenience store to make ends meet AND stay within the hunting budget their wife has given them. You see, phonier than any...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, Fall is certainly in the air - just enough to make our blood strum; so, we know that it is time to tidy up for the coming winter. Town or country, cabin or mansion, postage-stamp garden or farm year....

 

Letter to the editor

Paragraph #1 After reading the second lengthy letter to the Eagle by Friar Tobin, I thought I should submit a brief reply. While i appreciate his thorough writing about Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, I would like to share a...

 

Dogs start slow, pull away in Plentywood

It took a while for the Bulldogs (4-2) to get going last Friday night in Plentywood (2-4), but when they did they were once again tough to stop, eventually pulling away for a 58-20 victory. Senior Jared Pardee, currently out with a broken arm,...

 

Netters drop matches to Broadus, Jordan

On October 8, CCHS dropped a volleyball match to Broadus in four sets, 18-25, 25-22, 17-25, 17-25. Both teams had an equal number of assists with 25. The Dogs had 7 aces compared to 15 for the Hawks, and 25 kills while the Hawks had 30. Heidi LaBree...

 

Junior high football celebrates 2020 season

The Carter County junior high football team ended a successful year on October 6 with one final practice in which they ran from the school parking lot to the top of "C Hill" to celebrate their...

 

Montana COVID-19 cases

As of Tuesday, October 13, Montana reports a cumulative total of 19,611 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 530 new cases since yesterday, 7,774 active cases, and 11,620 patients considered...

 

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