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 Local    March 5, 2021 

Public health department sets up shop in courthouse

Patricia “Trish” Loughlin is actively setting up the Carter County Public Health office in the basement of the courthouse since being hired by the county as the public health nurse at the end of January. Loughlin, who resides in Belle Fourche,...

 
 By Marvin Quinlan    Local    March 5, 2021 

What's in a name?

Carterville or Cartersville (depending on which state highway sign one sees) is an unincorporated community in Rosebud County, Montana, north of the Yellowstone River. A U.S. Post Office was establish...

 

Frank Klauzer

Frank Klauzer, 98, passed away on February 16, 2021 in Andover, Kansas. His goal has always been to live to 100, and he got close, but unfortunately not all the way. We were looking forward to that...

 
 By Erwin Curry    Voices    March 5, 2021 

The Corner

The following is my first of five poems of twenty-eight I’ll write for all members of my Carter County High School class of 1974. I’m writing in alphabetical order. One must write when the faculties still exist. The poems are entirely from my...

 

Lady Bulldogs take 3rd at Southern C tourney

The Carter County Lady Bulldogs ended another quality season with a third place finish at the Southern C Divisional Tournament in Laurel over the weekend. CCHS started the tournament with a 25-point w...

 

New hospital, new name

Last week, county commissioners unanimously voted to change the name of the new healthcare facility currently under construction in Ekalaka. The new facility will be named "Carter County Healthcare...

 

Girls win District 4C Tournament

The Carter County High School Lady Bulldogs won the District 4C Tournament for the second time in the last four years in Miles City on Saturday night. The 'Dogs finished second to Wibaux in 2018, beat...

 

Donate local beef to Ekalaka Public Schools

In support of Ekalaka Public Schools, Carter County Sheep & Cattle Growers is promoting local beef in the school lunch program. Those looking to make a tax-deductible donation of hamburger to Ekalaka Public Schools can do so by contacting school...

 

Local chapter celebrates National FFA week

Starting in 1948, the National FFA Board of Directors designed a week long tradition to recognize George Washington’s example and legacy as a leader and farmer. National FFA week gives every FFA member in every chapter the opportunity to join...

 

100 COVID-19 vaccinations

On Tuesday, Carter County Public Health announced that one hundred COVID-19 vaccination shots have been given in Carter County. More information about the next phase of the county's vaccination plan...

 

County spray day, February 24

Carter County's Spray Day will be held on Wednesday, February 24. The annual program is a collaboration of efforts between the Extension office and county weed department. Organizers have put together...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, As a lifelong resident and tax payer in Carter County I found the information from the staff of Dahl Memorial and the County Commissioners very informative. I have always found the staff at the hospital very competent and am very...

 

Dale's road trip

Dale Dean was only four years old when his uncle, Rankin Dean, bought a new 1955 International Harvester R-110. The popular two-door pickups of the time were powered by a 100 horsepower inline-6...

 

Families in agriculture are adaptive, we all need them to continue

I originally wrote this for my hometown newspaper, in which I try to avoid politics to some length. With this below I thought that it all needs to be said straightforwardly, and politics unfortunately is interwoven deeply into the matter at hand,...

 

Letter to the editor

In response to the opinion letter published in the Ekalaka Eagle on January 22, 2021 signed by Ryan Tooke, CEO of Dahl Memorial Hospital; Dale Diede, PA; Carla Dowdy PA; Alexandra Loudermilk, NP; and Darryl Espeland, DO, the Board of Carter County Co...

 

Curtis Vernon Wilson

Rock Hill, South Carolina - Curtis Vernon Wilson passed away December 16, 2020 after a brief illness. He was surrounded by his family and received care from Piedmont Medical Center. Born in...

 

Mayor's notes

Dear Town of Ekalaka & Residents of Carter County, I was sitting here pondering what to say as we begin 2021. The first word that came to my mind about our community is resilient. I have lived in Ekalaka for over 50 years, and it always touches me...

 

Letter to the editor

This letter comes from the need for us to speak the truth about the issues surrounding public health in Carter County and the impact this has on our community. Historically, Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association has been synonymous with public...

 
 Events   

Blood drive scheduled for Jan. 20 in Ekalaka

What are your New Year’s Resolutions? Vitalant and Darlene Carter-Rose encourage you to help meet the urgent need for blood and platelets by resolving to give blood this year starting in January, which is National Blood Donor Month. The next blood...

 

No public health nurse or county health director leads to closure of services

The Carter County Board of Health recently informed residents of the current situation of the county’s public health department. Due to the vacancy of a public health nurse and county health director, the services made available through Carter Coun...

 

A good livestock guardian dog

I grew up on a sheep operation with around 1200 head of ewes. After leaving the area and going to school I started to learn more about the problems that livestock operations have with predation of their livestock. I found that my fellow students in...

 
 Events   

Chamber to meet January 14

Carter County Chamber of Commerce will be meeting at 5:50 p.m. on Thursday, January 14 at Southeast Electric Cooperative. Masks will be required at the meeting. A virtual/phone-in option is also available at the meeting and will be provided to...

 

Business Stabilization Grant reporting due soon, more PPP available

2020 was difficult for businesses, non-profits, ag producers and so many others due to COVID-19. In late April the first round of COVID Relief Funds through the CARES Act rolled out for Montanans, in the form of grants and loans. $1.25 billion was al...

 

Recreation and rural counties: attracting new residents and higher incomes

Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation continually seeks way to assist and promote the communities that we work in, which includes Carter, Dawson, Fallon, Prairie and Wibaux Counties. This often involves researching new ways to diversify...

 

David Mrnak

Funeral services for David C. Mrnak, 89, of Ekalaka, were held January 2, 2021 at Ekalaka Bible Church with Pastor Jon Champlin officiating. Burial followed at Beaver Lodge Cemetery. David passed...

 

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