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Headed to state FCCLA

Montana State FCCLA is quickly approaching. It will be held in Bozeman on March 21 and 22. Multiple local FCCLA members are working hard to complete their STAR events. Wyatt Kittelmann and Tori Tooke are competing in a chapter service project about...

 

Shirley Laureen (Rene) Frye LaBree

Shirley Laureen (Rene) Frye LaBree passed away on March 8, 2019 at Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City, Montana, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Rene was born in Baker, MT, on January 12,...

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    March 15, 2019 

Memories

I am going to end my Welch articles with more information on Eldon (Cub) Welch. In Shifting Scenes he reports on his family and some of his military service during World War II. While still living in Ekalaka, Cub married Marilyn, the oldest daughter...

 

Community Events Calendar

Submit an Event Sunday, March 10 • Little Missouri Lutheran Church Pancake Supper & Country Store; Camp Crook Community Center; 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16 • CCHS Prom; Grand March at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 17 • 90th birthday party for Vera... Full story

 
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Geological Society Founder's Day, March 14

On March 14, 2019, the Carter County Geological Society will host its annual Founder's Day Celebration at Carter County Events Center. Members of the CCGS are invited to bring a potluck dish of...

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    March 8, 2019

Memories

In this article, I will continue writing about the Chuck and Maude Welch family with a thought by their daughter Lucile: “I don’t believe my parents ever regretted coming to Montana although I am sure they did endure many hardships. I guess the...

 

Rebecca Knapp wins national rangeland specialist award

Rebecca Knapp, district conservationist with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Ekalaka, received the agency's highest honor in her profession-rangeland management specialist...

 
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Visit Southeast Montana tourism offers marketing workshops

Visit Southeast Montana tourism will offer marketing workshops for tourism partners across the region. A tourism partner is a business or non-profit organization that caters to visitors—local, regional, domestic or international. This includes...

 

FFA news

On February 18 and 19, ten members of the Carter County FFA chapter traveled to Broadus to compete in the Eastern FFA District competition. Farm Business Management, Agronomy, Ag Mechanics, Livestock Judging, Parliamentary Procedure, Extemporaneous...

 

BACK 2 BACK

The Carter County High Lady Bulldogs left no doubt when they defeated Wibaux in the Southern C Divisional championship game on Saturday night in Laurel. The game was a rematch of this year's District...

 

VFW Auxiliary selects winners of essay contest

Local VFW Auxiliary members recently presented awards to Carter County eighth graders for writing about what freedom means to them. Under the guidance of Mrs. Cathy Frye, the students wrote essays...

 

New Medicare cards have been mailed

Medicare beneficiaries nationwide should have recently received a new Medicare card in the mail. Beneficiaries are reminded to carry and use their new card when they need care, protect their Medicare number and card just like they would protect a...

 

Larry LaBree

Funeral services for Larry LaBree, 76, of Ekalaka were held February 13, 2019 at Stevenson Funeral Home in Baker. Larry passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at his home in Ekalaka. Larry...

 

Memories

In this article, I will continue on with stories about Charles (Chuck) and Maude Welch. Lucille wrote that her father and mother had many hard times but also many good times and wonderful neighbors; many who gave up their homesteads and returned to...

 

Spelling bee winner

Fifth grader Corlan Laughery won the 2019 Carter County Spelling Bee on Monday. Her winning word was "leotard." The spelling bee was directed by Lynn Williams. Georgia Bruski, Betty Cline and Jessica...

 
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Chili supper next Saturday in Alzada

Every year Carter County Gumbo Gophers 4-H Club has a free will donation chili supper and silent auction to raise money for the Alzada Volunteer Fire Department. This year’s supper will be held at the Alzada Community Hall on Saturday, February 23...

 
 By Vicki Fix    Opinion    February 15, 2019

Mayor's Notes

One year as mayor, boy did it go fast! Some of the things we accomplished this year were: • Replaced some outdated sewer pipe under the bridge; • Put a new furnace in the Town Shop so that it can...

 

Memories

I am going to shift from good old neighbors with this article to another family who I knew, but each family member was older than me at the time. This came about when my wife (who loves poetry) came across a poem written by “Cub” Welch. To my...

 

Smiths attend Young Ag Couples Conference

Carter County Conservation District recently nominated Clay and Tara Smith to attend the 39th Annual Young Ag Couples Conference in Helena. The Young Ag Couples Conference (YACC) is designed to encour...

 
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Spelling bee, Monday

The spelling bee for Carter County students in grades 5-8 will take place inside the Ekalaka Elementary gymnasium on Monday, February 11 at 1:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend....

 

NPGA elects McCabe as secretary

Matt McCabe was elected as the Northern Pulse Growers Association (NPGA) secretary by the Northern Pulse Growers Association board of directors on January 29. McCabe, a 2008 CCHS alumnus, graduated from MSU with a crop science degree and has been...

 
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Service dog presentations, Feb. 12

The local VFW Auxiliary will serve as host when Faithful K9 Rehab comes to town next Tuesday, February 12. Faithful K9 Rehab Center, based out of Willard, specializes in service dog raising and...

 

Memories

This article is about another neighbor, Bonnie Peabody, who also lived across the street and up the hill from us. I would like to share some information about Bonnie, but first I need to go back a generation on the Peabody family. Charles and Mary...

 

Shooting Sports success

The Carter County 4-H Shooting Stars hosted their sixth annual Invitational Shoot on February 2nd, 2019 at the Fallon County Indoor Shooting Range and Fallon County Exhibit Hall. There were 89 4-H...

 
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Spray days near

Fallon and Carter County Annual Spray Day’s will be held on February 20 and 21 this year. This program is a collaboration of efforts between Extension and weed departments in both Fallon and Carter County. Organizers have put together a great set...

 

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