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Carter County native to speak at youth conference

Kylan Klauzer, a Carter County native who attended school in Baker, will speak at this year's Positive Choices Youth Conference on October 29th and 30th. Klauzer was born and raised in southeastern Mo...

 

Open houses for pronghorn study

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host four open houses next week in Region 7 communities to discuss a six-year pronghorn population and movement study. Open houses are slated for Monday, Oct. 21 in Ekalaka, Tuesday, Oct. 22 in Broadus and...

 
 By Erwin Curry    Opinion    October 18, 2019 

Letter to the editor

My father, a Carter County rancher, would be anxious each November when he would sell his calves, about 100 miles away to the livestock ring in South Dakota. A good price would allow for another year of operation. In my research I came across a...

 

Gianforte in Ekalaka

Congressman Greg Gianforte met with county commissioners and other local officials in Ekalaka on October 3. Gianforte learned more about some of the issues facing Carter County, including progress on...

 

Seniors shine on senior night

Carter County High outscored St. Labre 38-0 in the first half and went on to win 38-16 at home last Friday night in Ekalaka. The win improved the Bulldogs record to 4-1 in their conference and 5-2 ove...

 

Lovec graduates from basic training

Private Annette Lovec graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri on September 26. Her mother, Melissa Lovec, and sister, Holland Lovec, traveled to attend the short ceremony...

 

Join local 4-H'ers to celebrate National 4-H Week

4-H youth around the country are celebrating National 4-H Week from October 6-12 this year. Every year, National 4-H Week showcases the learn-by doing experiences that 4-H offers young people and...

 

Chamber plans FestiFall

Carter County Chamber of Commerce members are currently planning their Second Annual FestiFall, a fun-filled family event named last year by Chamber President Eva Grimes. FestiFall is scheduled for Saturday, October 12, coinciding with the Willa...

 

Kenneth Grenstiner

Kenneth "Kenny" Grenstiner passed away from natural causes, at his home on September 30, 2019. He was 91. Kenny was born April 26, 1928 near Linton, North Dakota, the 3rd child to Antone & Helen...

 

Dogs fall to Spartans

The Carter County Bulldogs lost a tough conference football game in Scobey last Saturday. Blue received the opening kickoff. On their second play from scrimmage, junior back Seth Kennedy was injured....

 

Model T owners enjoy Ekalaka

A group of Ford Model T enthusiasts spent three days in Ekalaka last week. Members of the group come from all over the country and get together every year to travel back roads in an area chosen by...

 

Local FFA chapter hosts district competition

Carter County hosted the District FFA fall contest on September 23 in Ekalaka. Nine FFA chapters from the eastern district: Baker, Broadus, Carter County, Forsyth, Glendive, Miles City, Plevna,...

 

Ladies day on the range

The Carter County Conservation District hosted Ladies Day on the Range on September 20. At this year's annual event, there were around twenty-five women in attendance. The day started out at the Yost...

 

Grant application deadline

The deadline to submit a grant application for 2019 Carter County Community Foundation grants is October 18. To qualify, applicants must either be a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit or a church, school, hospital or government unit located in Carter County,...

 

Memories

My last article told of the Donald family building two houses to accommodate the growing family which now amounted to twelve children. The second house had four rooms built in an "L" shape, built out...

 

Senior center benefits from grant

Carter County Senior Citizen Coordinator Patricia Lovec applied for a mini-grant in July of this year. The mini-grant, used for senior projects, is sponsored by the Governor's Advisory Council and is...

 

Grants available to benefit Carter County

Carter County Community Foundation (CCCF) recently announced the opening of a grant cycle to benefit communities and residents of Carter County. Grants will range in size from $500 to $5,000. Applicants must either be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit or a...

 

Memories

This article is about a couple and family that a few of you knew and maybe a few will remember. I decided to write about George and Elizabeth Donald after he was mentioned in the recent Beltz article. “Shifting Scenes Vol. I” has an interesting a...

 

Blood drive yields 24 units

Last week’s blood drive in Ekalaka fell short of goal, according to coordinator Darlene-Carter Rose. The drive yielded twenty-four units of blood from 22 donors, one number shy on both accounts. Some of the donors with scheduled appointments were...

 
 Events   

Annual Bazaar, Nov. 23

Sagebrush Service Club will once again be sponsoring a holiday bazaar in Ekalaka. The annual event will take place on Saturday, November 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Carter County High School. Free babysitting for preschool age children will be...

 

Big Mac's Pumpkin Patch

A dream has come true and brought with it excitement just past the northern edge of Carter County. Many communities have embraced the fall season with pumpkin patches over the years, but people living...

 

The REAL deal

In April, the Montana Department of Justice’s Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) was formally notified that Montana is in full compliance with the REAL ID Act and regulation. With this notification, federal agencies and the Transportation Security...

 

Millward hired as new extension agent

Michael Millward officially started work as the new Fallon and Carter County Extension agent on September 3. Millward grew up in the small town of Bicknell in south central Utah. Growing up he was involved in 4-H and showed sheep and cattle at the...

 

Construction starts on new healthcare facility

The first sod was turned for construction of the new Dahl Memorial Healthcare facility last Friday. Carter County Commissioner Steve Rosencranz, Dahl CEO Ryan Tooke and Dahl provider Dale Diede spoke...

 

Memories

Harold reports on some of the winter and spring snowstorms that sheep ranching and other activities can experience. They are remembered forever. I will share a couple of them. “On May 1, 1967 we had a terrible storm. There were 32 inches of snow...

 

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