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 By Raquel S. Williams    Local    April 3, 2020 

COVID-19 updates

There is an overwhelming amount of information available that is related to COVID-19. Following are some guidelines all residents should practice. First, social distancing – keeping six feet...

 
 Local    April 3, 2020 

Courthouse remains closed; services available by phone

In a meeting on Tuesday, county commissioners made the decision to keep the doors locked at Carter County Courthouse. The commission originally ordered the closure of all county public offices for two weeks. That two-week period is over after...

 
 Local    April 3, 2020 

June primary will be conducted by mail

Carter County Election Administrator Pam Castleberry announced on Tuesday that the upcoming June 2 statewide primary election will be a mail ballot election. The announcement comes on the heels of a...

 

Diana Kirby

Diana Dee Kirby passed away at her home on March 23, 2020 with her daughter, granddaughter and best friend Baby Dog. Diana was born August 27, 1931 in her grandparents' house in the community of...

 

Leland Morrison

Leland (Lee) D. Morrison, aka Bendy during his youth, passed away in Chandler, Arizona on February 16, 2020. He was 78 years old. Born and raised in Ekalaka, Montana, he graduated from Carter County...

 

Carter County High School and Ekalaka Junior High honor rolls

A HONOR ROLL (3.5 GPA or higher) Tegan Diede Seth Kennedy Kari Kittelmann Kendall Kittelmann Whitney Kittelmann Wyatt Kittelmann Hannah LaBree Heather LaBree Heidi LaBree Brynn Loehding Tylee...

 

Q's health news

Depression and anxiety are the two most common mental health disorders, and every person will experience one or both at some point in their life. Some people experience depression or anxiety over a short period, while others have a lifelong...

 

How to support local businesses during mandatory restrictions

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus throughout the United States this month has transformed American lives in ways many might never have imagined possible. Social distancing recommendations and...

 

COVID-19 threat has local impacts

As the coronavirus spreads throughout the world and country, the threat of the virus has made significant local impacts. Last Thursday, Montana Governor Steve Bullock declared a state of emergency....

 

Voice your opinions on Carter County healthcare in new survey

Community members in Carter County may soon be receiving a survey form in their mailbox. This survey will be sent to a random sample of homes and will help Dahl Memorial Healthcare identify health services needed in the community. The information...

 

Local health department releases statement on coronavirus

On Tuesday, Carter County Public Health released the following statement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now is the time for social responsibility. We have to understand others in our circle are vulnerable, and we need to protect them....

 

Academic Olympians compete in Miles City

One junior high team and two high school teams traveled to Miles City to compete in the annual Academics Olympics meet recently. Gracie Tooke, Jared Pardee, Turner Tooke, and Sean Wolenetz placed eighth in the oral rounds. Rose Rychner, Mick...

 

Q's Health News

A virus is an infectious microscopic organism which invades a living organism, such as humans, animals, bacteria, and plants, and uses those host to replicate. There are a multitude of different viruses. Many viruses cause diseases in humans, such...

 

Regional economic development corporations earn go-ahead to continue serving business needs across Montana

The Montana Department of Commerce recently announced that eleven regionally focused economic development centers have earned recertification and will receive funding to continue serving business needs across the state for an additional four years....

 

Gumbo Gophers show appreciation

The Gumbo Gophers 4-H Club recently presented Hendrickson Construction with a Friend-of-4-H appreciation gift for generously donating to the local club as well as other Carter County 4-H events. The...

 

Ekalaka one of 5 new Montana Main Street communities

Last week, the Montana Department of Commerce announced that five Montana communities were recently accepted to become affiliate members of the Montana Main Street Program. According to the department, the program helps Montana communities...

 

Dahl continues to receive funds for new facility

Through generous donations and awards of various grants, Dahl Memorial has been able to secure funding to cover some of the expenses for updated hospital equipment and construction costs for the new healthcare facility being built in Carter County....

 

Carter County Greats Part IV

Editor's note: Following is the fourth and final article in our series about the top ten greatest Carter County athletes of all time, as voted on by our readers. 1) Robert "Bob" Lasater 2) B.J....

 

Markuson retires

On February 28, a retirement party for Robin Markuson, County Executive Director at the USDA Farm Service Agency, was held at Carter County Events Center. Markuson started with the FSA in 1984 as a...

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    March 13, 2020

Memories

Joe and Marj Schallenberger Joe continues his Shifting Scenes article with the statement: “in 1933 Mother passed away and with Floyd and Mildred married and Clyde working outside, he, his dad, and Etola stayed on the ranch.” Hard, tough years:...

 

Museum to build planetarium with grant funding

Carter County Museum (CCM) was recently awarded a $38,000 grant from the Montana Department of Commerce through the Eastern Montana Tourism Initiative Grant Program. The funding will be used to construct a planetarium dome on museum grounds in hopes...

 

CCM needs your help

Carter County Museum is seeking information on the photo shown at left. The ball players are believed to be Carter County residents, but nothing else is known at this time. Any information on the...

 
 By Gwen Schultz    Local    March 6, 2020

Geological Society Founder Spotlight

Note: This article is the third in a series about the founders of the Carter County Geological Society and museum. The museum will host a meeting at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month through...

 

Carter County Greats Part III

Editor's note: Following is the third in a multi-part series about the top ten greatest Carter County athletes of all time, as voted on by our readers. 1) Robert "Bob" Lasater 2) B.J. Padden 3) Ivan...

 

Chamber to elect officers at March 12 meeting

Carter County Chamber of Commerce members will elect officers at their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, March 12. The meeting will take place at the Ekalaka Public Schools board room at 6 p.m. A change in bylaws last year moved the elections to...

 

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