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Dinner and a show

The CCHS drama class performed at their annual Dinner Theater last Thursday. This year, the class put on an original production entitled "Hospitals Can Be Murder." The story was set in an old...

 

4-H news

The Puptown Wranglers 4-H Club held its organizational meeting on 11/13/22. New officers for this year are: President Heidi Labree, Vice President Corlan Laughery, Secretary Bella Jensen, Treasurer Preston Jensen, Reporters Lily Schallenberger and...

 

Public schools report second year of enrollment gains

Preliminary enrollment figures released by the Office of Public Instruction Thursday show a slight increase in Montana's K-12 student population this fall - the second consecutive year of gains...

 

Honoring local veterans

A program honoring all area veterans took place last week at Carter County High School on National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The event was originally scheduled to take place on Veterans Day, but...

 
 Events   

Wreaths Across America ceremony, December 17

The VFW Auxiliary to Post 7885 will be hosting a ceremony on National Wreaths Across America Day, Saturday, December 17. The event is set to begin at 11 a.m. at Veterans Park in Ekalaka. Wreaths Across America coordinates wreath­-laying ceremonies...

 

Youth tour winner announced

Southeast Electric Cooperative Inc. recently announced that Kayl Hadley of Plevna, Montana was chosen as the 2023 Washington D.C. Youth Tour winner. Kayl, the daughter of Jeff and Josi Hadley, is curr...

 

Jack "Slug" Mills

Slug was born in Broadus, Montana in 1943, to Jack C. and Margaret (Williams) Mills. He was a large baby and the doctor commented "he's a helluva slug". The nickname stuck. From an early age he worked...

 

Dennis Efta

Funeral service for Dennis Efta, 66, of Wibaux, MT will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at St. Philip Church, St Philip, MT. Interment will follow in St Phillip Cemetery. Visitation for Denn...

 

Cooking in the West

Every year I find myself in the same predicament as I look down the barrel of the Christmas gun. Every year, it is as though Christmas sneaks up on me out of the blue. So with just days left before Christmas, I am in my usual pre-Christmas panic...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, the hustle and bustle of getting ready for Christmas, like preparing for guests and gifts, singing and visiting – it’s all getting a little bit exhausting for all of us, old or young. Generally...

 

A resource for parents coming soon to Ekalaka

Our youth make up the most valuable resource this community has. As we look into the innocent eyes of a small child or the hardened gaze of a rebellious teenager, we do not just see who they are today but who they will be. They are the next generatio...

 

Lady Blue improves to 4-0 on season

The CCHS Lady Bulldogs handily beat both non-conference opponents they took on in two away games over the weekend to improve their record to 4-0 on the season. On Friday against Broadview/Lavina, Lady Blue won, 54-30. As a team, they shot 71 percent...

 

Gunny's Guns now open in Broadus

Robert and Tracy Smith are the proprietors of Gunny's Guns, Broadus' new (and only) gun shop. Located at 207 North Trautman in the former Fruit truck barn (just north of the intersection of Trautman a...

 

CCHS falls to Reed Point-Rapelje

Stats and scores for the CCHS boys’ basketball games that took place over the weekend were not provided at the time of printing. On Saturday, CCHS fell to Reed Point-Rapelje in a tight contest, 39-36. CCHS: 14 18 24 36 Reed/Rap: 16 20 32...

 

EKALAKA TOWN COUNCIL MINUTES

Town Office: November 16, 2022, 5 p.m. A. Call Meeting to Order at 5:08 p.m. a. Roll Call Council: LIBBY BARTH, ANDY WRIGHT, AND MELISSA LOVEC (VIA ZOOM) b. Employees Present: COLBY DIEDE c. Appointed Officials Present: BUCK KRATZER, TERI JUMP,...

 

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