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  • Get prepped now for this year's parade

    Updated Jul 11, 2024

    This year's Carter County Days of '85 Fair and Rodeo is quickly approaching. With the fair only four weeks away, now is the perfect time for businesses, farms and ranches, churches, organizations and classes holding reunions to start brainstorming winning float ideas for the parade. "Carter County Fair, It's a Jungle Out There" is this year's fair theme. The parade is scheduled for Sunday, August 11th at 11 a.m. Entries for the parade are due by Friday, August 9th. Late...

  • Visit Southeast Montana announces new executive board

    Updated Jul 11, 2024

    Visit Southeast Montana announces the new Executive Board of Directors for fiscal year 2024-25. Jessica Malone, chair, represents Powder River County; Sabre Moore, past chair, represents Carter County; Morgan Belveal, vice-chair, represents Musselshell County; and Ali Baue, secretary/treasurer represents Treasure County. Michelle Williams, executive director of The Depot in Billings, joins the Board of Directors as representative for Yellowstone County. Other members of the...

  • Carter County Range Tour July 23rd

    submitted by Carter County Extension Please join us for the Carter County Range Tour. This year we have Dr. Tim Seipel, MSU Extension Cropland Weed Specialist. He will be discussing herbicide resistance in kochia and Palmer Amaranth. We will also have Dr. Clayton Marlow from the Department of Animal and Range Sciences. Marlow will be discussing the decline in our woody draws, especially our woody ash draws, and what we can do to improve our woody ash draws. Attendees will...

  • EPEDC celebrates $200,000 grant from Montana Department of Commerce

    Updated Jul 11, 2024

    Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation (EPEDC) is pleased to announce the receipt of $200,000 from the Montana Department of Commerce under the Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund Grant Program. This significant grant award will bring crucial support to businesses across the Eastern Plains region The funding will play a pivotal role in driving economic growth and sustainability within the 5 county region. By providing essential resources for local businesses, the...

  • CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS (JUNE 3, 10 & 17, 2024)

    Updated Jul 4, 2024

    6-03-2024 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, June 03, 2024, in the Carter County Commission Board Meeting Room of the Carter County Courthouse at 214 Park Street in Ekalaka, Montana. Rod Tauck, Chairman, Mike Watkins, Vice Chairman and Pamela Castleberry, member were present. The meeting was called to order at 9 a.m. by Chairman Rod Tauck. There was no public comment. County Custodian Kirsty Bruce stepped into the meeting to request...

  • Snowy River carbon capture and storage project meeting held June 25th in Ekalaka

    Updated Jul 4, 2024

    Another meeting about the proposal to permanently store carbon dioxide in underground rock formations on public land in Carter County took place at 3 p.m. on June 25th in Ekalaka. The meeting about was hosted by Carter County residents, Northern Plains Resource Council members and staff with Bureau of Land Management (BLM) staff in attendance. The Denbury Carbon Solutions, LLC Snowy River CO2 Sequestration Project project would store carbon dioxide in more than 100,000 acres...

  • Letter to the editor

    Updated Jul 4, 2024

    Hello, Carter County Livestock Producers. This is your new Aerial Predator Control Pilot. First, I want to pay my respects to Mark Huseby. Although I never met him, I've heard amazing stories about his skills and dedication. He left big shoes to fill. My family and I send our thoughts and prayers to his loved ones and the community. Now, let me introduce myself. My name is Dustin Drews, I'm 41 years old, and I live in Bison, SD with my wife Jessica and our two sons, Boaz (8) and Isaac (6). I grew up in Wahoo, Nebraska, where...

  • Dahl EMS system elevated

    Travis Doggett, Assistant EMS Director Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association|Updated Jul 4, 2024

    In January 2024, Dahl Memorial Healthcare welcomed Rebekah Hopkins and Travis Doggett as Paramedics, aiming to enhance the level of care for the community and patrons of Carter County and DMHA. Prior to their arrival, the EMS system in Carter County operated at a Basic Life Support (BLS) level. Despite the skill and dedication of our EMS team, they were limited to providing only basic care. The introduction of Paramedics significantly expanded our scope of practice. Through countless hours of hard work, the EMS team and Dahl...

  • Ned Summers

    Updated Jul 4, 2024

    October 11, 1946 - June 17, 2024 Ned was born October 11, 1946 to Kirby and Gunvor (Lyken) Summers. He was the much-adored younger brother of Betty Lee and Hazel, who were 17 and 16 years his senior. Ned went to country school where he was taught by his sister Hazel. Despite Hazel’s efforts, she was never able to fix his poor spelling. He graduated from Carter County High School in 1964 at the age of 17. He went on to college at Montana State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Botany in 1971. He spent more t...

  • CAPITOLETTER

    Karen Odell|Updated Jun 27, 2024

    June 24, 2024 Last week, Ronda Cordell went to the Southeast Electric Meeting in Ekalaka, and was lucky enough to win a door prize. On Saturday, on the way to Buffalo, she stopped by at Gardner Lake to see some of the Fishing Derby. At Buffalo, she attended the Stuart and Renee Guptil Fiftieth Anniversary party. Then, in Camp Crook she stopped to visit with Lisa Koranda. Ronda had a dental appointment in Rapid City on Monday. Diane Wear came on Sunday night to do chores for her. Ronda stayed with Cristen and Jayda Westling... Full story

  • Extended care news

    Cindy Enos|Updated Jun 27, 2024

    May, 2024 The Merry month of May! Do you remember the tradition of having a basket of goodies or an arrangement of flowers placed on your front step? You would hear a knock on the door and before you could answer the giver was gone? Or as a small child dancing around the May Day Pole? Tuesday, May 7 the weather was cool and wet. There was thunder and lightning along with rain. The moisture is so welcome in this area, hope to see more. Tuesday afternoon Bingo was on the agenda, Madlon was the top Bingo player. Sarah Reynolds o...

  • Letter to the editor

    Updated Jun 27, 2024

    Dear Editor, I grew up in Carter County, graduated from CCHS in Ekalaka, and worked at the Dahl Memorial Hospital evenings and weekends for 3 years of high school. My time in Ekalaka gave me a huge start on my journey to becoming a nationally recognized cardiovascular surgeon and a Stanford University clinical professor. I have been on the BOD of a large general hospital in California, and also a large Agricultural Corporation. Recently I have been made aware of some of the problems and fighting happening at the hospital...

  • Stockman Bank donates $100,000 to Carter County Museum campaign

    Updated Jun 27, 2024

    Carter County Museum is pleased to announce a significant contribution from Stockman Bank in support of its campaign to renovate and expand the museum building. The Montana-based bank has generously gifted $100,000 to name the lobby in the new museum facility. "We are thrilled to partner with Stockman Bank as we embark on this transformative journey," said Sabre Moore, Executive Director of the Carter County Museum. "The bank has always been dedicated to making sure Montana's...

  • No congregate meals

    Updated Jun 27, 2024

    Congregate meals are currently unavailable at the Carter County Senior Center until further notice. Meals had previously been available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The county is currently advertising for bids. “Carter County hereby invites for congregate meals and home delivered meal bids for the elderly for July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025. Meals served must be acceptable to the elderly consumer, meet 1/3 RDA and provide a minimum of 600 calories. Meals will be served on days and times mutually agreed upon by the t...

  • Wanda M. Gundlach

    Updated Jun 27, 2024

    Wanda Gundlach of Pendleton, Oregon and formerly of Milton-Freewater, Oregon passed away on June 22, 2024 at the age of 94 years. Wanda was born in Camp Crook, SD on June 1, 1930. She grew up outside of Capitol. She graduated from Carter County High School in Ekalaka in 1948. On August 12, 1948 she married Louis Gundlach also of Ekalaka. They spent their first winter working on a sheep ranch. They then moved to Missoula, MT where Louis studied at the University of Montana to...

  • Doug Beach

    Updated Jun 20, 2024

    Funeral Service for Doug Beach, 48, of Ekalaka will be held 10 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2024 at Stevenson Funeral Home in Ekalaka. Burial will follow at Beaver Lodge Cemetery. Visitation will take place one hour prior to service. Doug Ray Beach, 48, of Ekalaka passed away June 12, 2024 at his home in Ekalaka. Doug was born on December 24, 1975 to Babe Beach and Rhonda (Myhre) Beach. Doug, his twin Dan and brother Jay grew up mostly in Ekalaka and attended schools in Carter...

  • CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS

    Updated Jun 20, 2024

    5-23-2024 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, May 23, 2024, in the Carter County Commission Board Meeting Room of the Carter County Courthouse at 214 Park Street in Ekalaka, Montana. Rod Tauck, Chairman, Mike Watkins, Vice Chairman and Pamela Castleberry, member were present. The meeting was called to order at 9 a.m. by Chairman Rod Tauck. There was no public comment. The Commission received a call from Bob Donndelinger from Victory Insu...

  • Museum to host Montana conversation 'Finding Montana' with Ednor Therriault

    The Carter County Museum hosts Montana Conversation "Finding Montana" with Ednor Therriault on Friday, June 21. The program is at the Carter County Museum at 5:30 p.m.. The presentation is free and open to the public. Funding for Montana Conversations is provided by Humanities Montana through grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Montana's Cultural Trust, and private donations. We are funded in part by coal severance taxes paid based upon coal mined in...

  • Volleyball camp in Ekalaka June 24 & 25

    Summit Volleyball Camp will be held at Carter County High School, Monday June 24 and Tuesday, June 25. This camp is open to all students who will be in third through eighth grade this fall. Sixth through eighth grade camp runs from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. both days. Price for 6th - 8th graders is $40. Third through fifth grade camp will go from noon until 2 p.m. and will cost $20. Both camps will feature a variety of drills and games to improve players' setting, passing, blocking,...

  • Letter to the editor

    Updated Jun 20, 2024

    Dear Editor, In prayerfully considering this letter, I’ve tried really hard to remove my personal feelings from the situation occurring at Dahl Memorial Healthcare right now. However, I’ve concluded that it’s impossible to remove emotion while saying what needs to be said completely. I’m a person, after all, and I care deeply for the members of this community…this community that has welcomed me in so beautifully. We, as a community, have been wronged by the leadership at Dahl Memorial. The current administration and many...

  • Former Ekalaka resident celebrates 100th

    Updated Jun 20, 2024

    Ione (Parks) Anderson was born in Ekalaka, June 19, 1924 to Jess and Marie Parks. On Wednesday, Anderson celebrated her 100th birthday. Anderson's family lived on a homestead in the Chalk Buttes where she attended grade school. Her family eventually moved into Ekalaka on the property Dean and Gloria Parks now reside at. "Her lifestyle was not easy. It was a rugged, tough existence," said her son-in-law Jim Stoltz about her early years on the homestead. Anderson then moved to...

  • Local basketball camps coming soon

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    The 2024 Summit Basketball Camp will take place at Carter County High School in Ekalaka on Monday, June 17th and Tuesday, June 18th this year. The camp cost is $50.This year, boys and girls ages kindergarten through fourth grade are able to participate. The camp will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. both days. Campers attending will learn fundamentals such as passing, dribbling, shooting and defense. They will also play in 1-on-1, 3-on-3, and 5-on-5 competition. Registration...

  • CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS (MAY 20, 2024)

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    5-20-2024 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, May 20, 2024, in the Carter County Commission Board Meeting Room of the Carter County Courthouse at 214 Park Street in Ekalaka, Montana. Mike Watkins, Vice Chairman and Pamela Castleberry, member were present. Rod Tauck, Chairman, was absent. The meeting was called to order at 9 a.m. by Vice-Chairman Mike Watkins. County Custodian Kristy Bruce stepped into the meeting with an update on her...

  • Dinstel defeats Watkins

    Updated Jun 5, 2024

    Countywide voter turnout for Tuesday's primary election was fifty-eight percent, about average for a primary election over the last 10 years. In 2022, sixty-three percent of voters turned out for the primary. In total, 555 ballots were cast from the county's 952 resistered voters this year. Precinct 1 (Alzada) had the best voter turnout at 64 percent, Precinct 3 (Hammond) had a 63 percent turnout, Precinct 14 (Rural Ekalaka) had a 60 percent turnout and Precinct 13 (Ekalaka)...

  • Marie Townsend

    Updated Jun 5, 2024

    Our loving mother, Marie E. Ryan Townsend, passed away suddenly on May 19, 2024, in Tucson, Arizona. Marie was born in Dublin, Ireland, April 1, 1935, the youngest of ten children. She spent her childhood in Ireland. Marie met Carl "Pat" Townsend in 1954, in Ireland, while he was in the Army, and corresponded with him by mail, eventually coming to the United States, where Pat had returned after his discharge from the army. They were married in Billings, Montana, April 2,...

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