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Honoring those who served

A Veterans Day program was held at Carter County High School recognizing local veterans on Monday. A light social hour kicked off the day's activities at around 2 p.m. Carter County FCCLA provided...

 

2020 Chamber Calendars available at Holiday Bazaar

The 2020 Carter County Chamber of Commerce Calendar, featuring local historic photos, will be available at the Saturday, November 23 Holiday Bazaar in the CCHS gymnasium. These make wonderful Christmas presents for friends and family. They only cost...

 

Drive meets quota

Last Tuesday’s blood drive in Ekalaka yielded twenty-six units of blood. Twenty-three people attended the drive and 21 were able to donate. Of those, 8 had appointments and 15 were walk-ins. Five people donated double units as the quota for the...

 

Ekalaka nearing precipitation record

As of Wednesday morning, Ekalaka had officially received 24.49 inches of precipitation, according to National Weather Service data. That number is 8.66 inches above normal. In 1971 Ekalaka received 26.95 inches for the entire year, the most on...

 

Negaard to compete in Vegas

Katy Negaard recently entered the Inaugural All In Breakaway Roping scheduled for December 9 - 11 in Las Vegas. The roping is, in many ways, the first of its kind and the CCHS graduate is excited to...

 

Wild Game Feed welcomes 16 years

courtesy Fallon County Times One of the largest fundraising events in the area is set to take place this Saturday, November 16.. The 16th Annual Stan Wagner Memorial Wild Game Feed will be held at...

 

Bess Laird Franklin

Bess Laird Franklin wife and mother went on to be with the Lord, Saturday evening November 2, 2019. Bess was born in Ekalaka, Montana on February 21, 1934 to Frank and Margaret (Georgie) Laird. She was raised on the Laird ranch which is still...

 

Dorothy "Dotty" Cretsinger

Funeral service for Dorothy "Dotty" Cretsinger, 94, of Baker, were held November 11 at American Lutheran Church, Baker. Burial followed at Bonnievale Cemetery. Dorothy gene Cretsinger (Dotty), 94,...

 

Geney G. Howard

Gene Gladys Thompson, 94, passed away Monday, October 28, 2019 at St. Benedict's Health Center in Dickinson, North Dakota. She was born August 31, 1925, on the Wesley Thompson ranch on Fallon Creek,...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    November 15, 2019

HAT TIPS

Hello, Over the years you hear lots of stories. Stories of jokes that guys have played on one another. I’ve written about them in the past. About Johnny putting the dead calf in Clarence’s pasture. And Clarence buying a pail calf and then unable...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, what would we like to thank You for on this day that You have made for us? We’re thankful for the many blessings and ‘gifts’ that You give us, including family and friends. How fun to hear ‘kids...

 

Letters to the editor

Dear Editor, The Carter County Food Bank would like to thank everyone for their support. We are very fortunate to have this service available to needy families. Approximately 400-500 lbs of food per month goes out. The Montana Food Bank Network...

 

Independence Day

As we were growing up in Ekalaka, Independence Day was a lot of fun and very important to us. We always went out to the Grandparents farm to celebrate. Our cousins, Hans, Gale, Ronald and Doris would always come out with their parents, Joe and...

 

Cassidy Marn selected as new Wheat and Barley Bureau Chief

Helena, Mont. – The Montana Department of Agriculture is excited to announce that Cassidy Marn has accepted the Bureau Chief position for the Montana Wheat and Barley Committee. Cassidy has served as the bureau’s Trade and Marketing Manager...

 

Goodbye, Bess

There’ll be no more horsin’ around wearing our homemade bridles with bits and reins. No winter “horseshoes” with blocks of wood and straps to secure to our feet. We used to stand tied to fences or corrals with our “bridles” and run...

 

Happy birthday Neal Heggen

Around 15 people attended a birthday party for Neal Heggen on November 10 at the Senior Citizens Center in Ekalaka. Heggen turned sixty-nine this year and enjoyed all of the cards and greetings....

 

CCHS Volleyball ends season at divisional tourney

The CCHS Lady Bulldogs took all three of their divisional tournament games to five sets in Sidney last weekend. Against North Country on Thursday, the Dogs won the first two sets 25-18 and 25-17....

 

Junior high basketball scores

GIRLS November 7 Ekalaka B 3 5 5 13 Terry B 4 8 24 34 Ekalaka B: Bella Jensen 10, Natalie Foxley 3 Ekalaka A 2 11 17 22 Terry A 1 7 17 23 Ekalaka A: Jennie Schmid 8, Brynn Loehding 5, Kendall...

 

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