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Carter County Geological Society celebrates #GivingTuesday

This #GivingTuesday, Carter County Geological Society will celebrate giving by supporting the Carter County Museum's exhibitions, educational outreach programming and the Keep Collections Local Campai...

 

Reunion news from the Class of 1978

In September of 2017, it came to some from the CCHS Class of 1978's attention that they were edging close to 40 years since their high school graduation. Social media made it possible for the group...

 

Meet with LIEAP and SNAP reps on Nov. 27

Representatives with The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) and Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will be in Ekalaka on Tuesday, November 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. Anyone interested in signing up for either of these programs...

 
 Events   

Annual Advent Tea

St. Elizabeth Lutheran Church will be hosting the annual Advent Tea on December 1, starting at noon at the church. All are invited to attend and celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season....

 

22 donors attend local blood drive

Twenty-two donors attended the blood drive at Carter County Events Center last week. The drive yielded 28 units. Six donors gave doubles. There were 12 walk-ins. Organizer Darlene Carter Rose said that she met her goal. Jeff Venhaus won a gift...

 

A list of last weekend's lucky winners

Last Saturday’s holiday bazaar sponsored by Sagebrush Service Club, Summit National Bank’s Appreciation Day, and drawings by area businesses that were holding open houses produced a large number of lucky winners throughout the day. Prizes around...

 

Jolly old St. Nick

Children from the surrounding area had a chance to see Santa at Summit National Bank's Appreciation Day over the weekend....

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    November 23, 2018

Hat Tips

Hello, It seems to me that the world is spinning faster than it used to. I suppose that happens as you age. You just write about the fourth of July and it's Veteran's Day. Then finish an article and it's Thanksgiving. Then Christmas pops up. I think...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, this month [on the 22nd] the full moon is called the Beaver Moon and according to folklore, that’s when the beavers become active while preparing for winter. A friend also mentioned that November’s...

 

Bright Ideas

This morning, Brice and I were remembering a particular Thanksgiving 32 or 33 years ago. In Billings I had been able to buy a fresh turkey, delivered to my door by a turkey farmer. The birds were very tender. In Ekalaka, Doug Bonsell raised turkeys....

 

Montana's greatest wonder: the Missouri River

"... by every rule of nomenclature, the Missouri being the main stream and the upper Mississippi the tributary, the name of the former should have been given precedence, and the great-river should...

 

City of Bozeman sued over tax-funded political advocacy

BOZEMAN – In an Amended Complaint filed today in district court, Roger Koopman and five co-Plaintiffs are suing the City of Bozeman for what they describe as “blatantly illegal, tax-funded political advocacy” in connection with the city’s...

 

Hunter success dips at week 3 check stations in Region 7

Hunter success dipped at check stations in Hysham and Ashland on Sunday, but hunters were still happy and encountering wildlife. "Historically, we see the percent of hunters with deer/elk/antelope to...

 

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