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Articles from the October 18, 2019 edition

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Carter County native to speak at youth conference

Kylan Klauzer, a Carter County native who attended school in Baker, will speak at this year's Positive Choices Youth Conference on October 29th and 30th. Klauzer was born and raised in southeastern Mo...

 

Ag producers Invited to attend ARC/PLC meeting on October 29

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) and Montana State University are hosting a Farm Bill meeting on October 29, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the Thee Garage meeting room located at 19 W. Montana Avenue in Baker. The meeting is free and open to the public.  Meeting...

 

Open houses for pronghorn study

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host four open houses next week in Region 7 communities to discuss a six-year pronghorn population and movement study. Open houses are slated for Monday, Oct. 21 in Ekalaka, Tuesday, Oct. 22 in Broadus and...

 

Preschool screening Tuesday, October 22

Ekalaka Public Schools will hold child find developmental screening on Tuesday, October 22nd from 12:30 to 4 p.m. in the Ekalaka Elementary gym. This free developmental screening is designed for children ages 0-5. Children aged 3-5 years will be...

 

Ekalaka Community Choir practice starting

Ekalaka Community Choir members will begin practicing for upcoming performances on Tuesday, October 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. Practices will take place at St. Elizabeth Lutheran Church in Ekalaka. The choir, under the direction of Ekalaka Public Schools...

 

Utilize Bulldog Fitness Center this winter

Ready to start exercising inside? The Bulldog Fitness Center is ready and waiting. Anyone who is not currently a member and is interested in becoming one can stop at the high school office, sign a liability form and acquire a key fob. It’s that...

 
 Events   

Trick or Trunk on Halloween

The parking lot of St. Elizabeth Lutheran Church in Ekalaka will be a great stop for young trick-or-treaters when Halloween arrives this year. The annual ‘Trick or Trunk’ event will feature vehicles decorated for the occasion by rural hosts,...

 

Marilyn Allerdings

Marilyn Allerdings, age 79, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the Glendive Medical Center Extended Care. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at...

 

Wesley Marshall

Wesley Dale Marshall, DVM, 85, died Friday October 11th, 2019 at Dahl Memorial Healthcare in Ekalaka, following a lengthy illness. Wes leaves his wife of 62 years, JoAn (Carey) Marshall; his...

 

Antone (Tony) Kostelecky

Antone Lee Kostelecky (Tony) went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Oct 5, 2019 after an 11 week struggle in the Salt Lake City University Hospital, trying to come back from a massive heart...

 

Alvin Cook

Funeral services for Alvin Cook, 93 of Rogers, MN, will take place at a later date. Alvin passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Dahl Memorial Healthcare in Ekalaka. Alvin Leo Cook was born June 7,...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    October 18, 2019

Hat Tips

Hello, We were lucky. Real lucky. I’m sure you have seen the stories and pictures of last week's snow storm in North Dakota. For an October storm, it was a doozy. Up to two or three feet of snow and strong winds. But we missed it here in the west....

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: Fall is fast approaching us; we feel it in the air. Its signs are all around us, too, we see them everywhere! Leaves are turning to orange and gold, they’re such a lovely sight. They don’t stay long as orange and...

 

Letter to the editor

My father, a Carter County rancher, would be anxious each November when he would sell his calves, about 100 miles away to the livestock ring in South Dakota. A good price would allow for another year of operation. In my research I came across a...

 

4-H news

The Gumbo Gophers 4-H Club met October 4th at B&J’s in Alzada to decorate their hay bale and have their first meeting. Thanks to Bill Walker for the bales and B&J’s for letting us display them there. The slogans were “Power Up, Join 4-H” and...

 

Gianforte in Ekalaka

Congressman Greg Gianforte met with county commissioners and other local officials in Ekalaka on October 3. Gianforte learned more about some of the issues facing Carter County, including progress on...

 

Seniors shine on senior night

Carter County High outscored St. Labre 38-0 in the first half and went on to win 38-16 at home last Friday night in Ekalaka. The win improved the Bulldogs record to 4-1 in their conference and 5-2 ove...

 

Bulldogs sit atop 2C

The CCHS Lady Bulldogs had a busy few days, playing in the Willa Nies Memorial Tournament on Saturday and in non-conference games against Buffalo, South Dakota on Monday. CCHS coaches elected to...

 

Lovec graduates from basic training

Private Annette Lovec graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri on September 26. Her mother, Melissa Lovec, and sister, Holland Lovec, traveled to attend the short ceremony...

 

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