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Days of '85

Crowds who attended events during the 2019 Days of '85 Fair and Rodeo over the weekend experienced cooler temperatures than last year. The average high temp from Thursday to Sunday was 85 degrees...

 

2019 Days of '85 parade winners

Judges had a difficult time picking winners upon conclusion of the 2019 Days of '85 parade due to a large number of entries. The parade was one of the finest in the last several years. Fulton and...

 

Patty Hendricks

On August 5, 2019, Patty Ann Hendricks, 90, went home to Jesus. Patty was born to James and Etna (Figg) Speelmon on October 25, 1928, in Carter County, Montana. Patty attended schools in Ekalaka, Sidney, and Miles City, Montana. In 1948 she married E...

 

Cash, quilt, kidney: 1 year later

One year ago, a group of local women who dubbed themselves the "Girl Power" group was selling treats, quilts and raffle tickets in Ekalaka to help Diana Harpster-Roby cover costs of donating one of...

 

Pet parade enjoyed by many

The Carter County Fair Board and Marshall Ranch, sponsors of the 2019 Days of '85 Pet Parade, were pleased with the turnout even though there was one exhibitor less than last year. The entries were...

 

CCHS classes reunite

Several Carter County High School classes held reunions over the Days of '85 weekend in Ekalaka. Below are photographs from three of those reunions, including the class of 1977 that held a reunion to...

 
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Discover the night sky at Medicine Rocks

Makoshika State Park will host a Star Party at Medicine Rocks State Park on Thursday, August 29, at 9 p.m. Montana State Parks and Carter County Museum are teaming together to bring Star Party, an astronomy viewing event, presented by Steve Hobe,...

 

Montana FSA: USDA opens signup for Market Facilitation Program

Signup opened last week for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program to assist farmers who continue to suffer from damages because of unjustified trade retaliation from foreign nations. Through MFP, USDA...

 

Hunter Education courses available in Region 7

There are still a couple of Hunter Education courses available in Region 7 prior to general hunting season. Students must be 10 years old by the first day of class. To register, visit the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks website at fwp.mt.gov, click on...

 

Daines Honors Montanan of the Week: Father Thomas Tobin

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines recognized Father Thomas Tobin of Carter County for his tremendous impact on the state of Montana. Through his "Montanan of the Week" initiative, Daines each...

 

Dahl ice bucket fundraiser to end at Sunday's parade

Dahl Memorial Healthcare’s ice bucket challenge will be coming to a close on Sunday, August 11 following the Days of ‘85 parade. The challenge was started at the beginning of July by employees in order to raise funds to build a walking path...

 

464 attend Saturday's Shindig activities

Carter County Museum's Annual Dino Shindig was again a Argentinosaurus-sized success this year. In its seventh year, the event has become one of the more anticipated summer events in Ekalaka, and...

 
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RSVP representative in Ekalaka, August 7

Betty Vail, a representative for Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) will be in Ekalaka on Wednesday, August 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vail will be assisting senior citizens with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) application...

 

Castleberrys named 2019 parade marshals

Fulton and Betty Jo Castleberry both grew up in Carter County and graduated from Carter County High School. Fulton grew up in Ekalaka and Betty Jo (LaBree) Castleberry grew up on O'Fallon Creek 17...

 
 By JoAn Marshall    Events   

Pet paraders: Heads up, get a move on

The 2019 pet parade is scheduled for noon on Friday, August 9 at the bleacher area of Carter County Fairgrounds. Sign-up for entries will take place from 11 a.m. until noon. The two decorating categories this year are: 1. Animals from nursery...

 

Judy Farwell

A memorial service to commemorate Judy Farwell's life was held July 31 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Ekalaka. With those big brown eyes that said her love for us would forever be, on July 26,...

 
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Shindig this weekend

The 7th Annual Dino Shindig is set to take place this weekend in Ekalaka. Visitors will be in town from all over the world to hear lectures from leading paleontologists, partake in kids activities,...

 

Class registration August 8 and 9

Registration for classes at Carter County High School and Ekalaka Junior High School, grades 7-12, will be Thursday, August 8 and Friday, August 9, at Carter County High School from noon to 4 p.m. If a student is unavailable for these dates, he/she...

 

New provider joining team at Dahl Memorial

Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association is thrilled to announce the addition of another healthcare provider! Alex Loudermilk, a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), will be starting on August 2 and will be w...

 

Chamber news

We’re full swing into summer. The pool is open and swimming lessons just wrapped up for the season. The Chamber’s 4th of July Bash on Main Street was a success as attendees had a great time playing games, dancing on Main Street and watching the...

 

19 donors at last week's blood drive

Nineteen people donated blood at last week’s community blood drive held at Carter County Events Center. Of those, seven had appointments and four were new donors. In total, 23 units of blood were donated. Sam Cook won the drive’s door prize, $25...

 
 By JoAn Marshall    Events   

Pet parade rolls into town on Friday, Aug. 9th

The 25th Annual Carter County Fair Pet Parade is scheduled for Friday, August 9. The event begins at noon at the bleacher area of Carter County Fairgrounds. Registration for contestants will be from 11 a.m. until noon. Sponsoring the event are the...

 

Ijkalaka descendants meet in Ekalaka

Last Friday, a bus loaded with David and Ijkalaka Russell descendants traveled from Belle Fourche, South Dakota to Ekalaka. The trip was part of the Christenot family reunion. The Christenots are kin...

 

O'Connor wins scholarship at Leaders, Legends, and Legacies Football Camp

Carter County Bulldog Mick O'Connor was the 2019 John Wayne True Grit MVP $1000 scholarship award winner at the 2019 Leaders, Legends, and Legacies Football Camp held in Belgrade, Montana this June....

 

CCM wins 2019 Red Ants Pants Foundation grant

From boosting women’s leadership and self-reliance to enhancing rural heritage, the Red Ants Pants Foundation shares proceeds from the Red Ants Pants Music Festival in a meaningful way each year. Festival fans can know that their choice to join...

 

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