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 By Steve Hobe    Local    May 22, 2020

Museum's star parties go virtual

To launch their summer programming series, the Carter County Museum blasts off with two virtual star parties. These virtual events will take place on Friday, May 22 and Saturday, May 23, both at 8...

 

Humanities Montana distributes first round of CARES Act funds

Humanities Montana has awarded over $100,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funds to support cultural institutions across the state. In the weeks ahead, they will continue to distribute nearly $400,000 in grants to the...

 

County reopens for regular business

On April 22, Governor Bullock announced a phased program for gradually reopening the State of Montana allowing more normal routines that were enjoyed prior to the COVID-19 shutdown. A motion was made...

 
 By Gwen Schultz    Local    April 24, 2020

Geological Society Founder Spotlight

Note: This article is the final in a series about the founders of the Carter County Geological Society and museum. Each story features a founder, their story and items they have donated. Without the...

 

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....

 

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...

 
 By Gwen Schultz    Local    February 7, 2020

Geological Society Founder Spotlight

Note: This article is the second 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...

 

Explore Earth and space science at CCM

This spring, Carter County Museum will host a series of Earth and space activities for local children. First, a story hour at Ekalaka Public Library featuring age appropriate activities for kids will...

 

Investigating Rock Art

The Carter County Museum received a $2,100 grant from the Montana History Foundation in 2019 to develop the curriculum Investigating Medicine Rock Art. The goal of the curriculum is to educate student...

 
 By Gwen Schultz    Local    January 3, 2020

Geological Society Founder Spotlight

Note: This article is the first 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...

 
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Upcoming events at Carter County Museum

Carter County Geological Society will be holding a meeting this Thursday, December 5th, at 7 p.m. at the Carter County Museum. Free Stompin’ Grounds local favorite pizza, the Hell Creek and Back, will be served along with breadsticks. There will...

 

Carter County Community Foundation awards grants

The Carter County Community Foundation (CCCF) recently announced this year's grant recipients. The ambulance fund at Dahl Memorial Healthcare received $3,800 to help purchase a basket stretcher for...

 

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...

 

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,...

 

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...

 
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'Bringing Poetry to Life' with Dave Caserio on September 7

Carter County Museum and Medicine Rocks State Park will host Montana Conversations program "Writing the Parks" with Dave Caserio on September 7 in Ekalaka. The program will take place at the museum...

 

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...

 
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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,...

 

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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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,...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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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