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Ruth Benjamin

Ruth Evelyn Benjamin, age 99 of Miles City, passed away peacefully at the TLC Personal Care Home in Miles City. Ruth was born on April 9, 1919 in Ekalaka. She was the daughter of John Frederick and...

 

Jeane Koefelda

Jeane Koefelda died on December 31, 2018, at Dahl Memorial in Ekalaka, Montana. She was born in Great Falls to Frank and Ruth (Faris) Koefelda on June 12, 1926. Jeane attended Great Falls Public and Catholic schools graduating in 1944 while working...

 

Feek's Vision documentary preview at museum Dec. 19 and 20

The Carter County Museum will be showing two previews of the documentary film "Feek's Vision" on December 19 and 20, 2018 at 6 p.m. This footage will air during the National Finals Rodeo and the museu...

 

Carter County Geological Society celebrates #GivingTuesday

This #GivingTuesday, Carter County Geological Society will celebrate giving by supporting the Carter County Museum's exhibitions, educational outreach programming and the Keep Collections Local Campai...

 

2019 chamber calendars available at Holiday Bazaar

The 2019 Carter County Chamber of Commerce Calendar, "Why Don't You Come to Ekalaka And See Your Friends?" will be available at the Saturday, November 17 Holiday Bazaar in the CCHS gymnasium. These...

 

Pick a peck of pumpkins, cook a crock of chili

Carter County Chamber of Commerce's FestiFall seemingly went off without a hitch on Saturday. Somewhere around 70 pumpkins were picked from Mainstreet Market's pumpkin patch, and almost 90 people...

 
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Museum to co-host star parties

Have you ever looked up at the sky and wondered about what you're looking at? Do you want those questions about the night sky answered? On August 24 and 25 join us for the first ever Carter County...

 

Veterans invited to ride on parade float

Area military veterans are invited to ride on the veterans float in the Days of ‘85 parade, Sunday, August 12. Those wanting to ride on the float are asked to gather at the Carter County Museum at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday. Once all are aboard, the...

 

Shindig numbers continue to rise

This year marked the 6th anniversary of Carter County Museum's Dino Shindig. Numbers at the event continue to grow each year, as 480 people attended the talks and children's activities on Saturday, up...

 
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Medicine Rocks State Park science and history gathering

In conjunction with the 2018 Carter County Museum Dino Shindig, Montana State Parks will host a science and history gathering at Medicine Rocks State Park on Sunday, July 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The gathering will include: 10 a.m. - Franco...

 
 By Ryan OConnell    Local    July 13, 2018

The final bell

The hallway clock in Ekalaka Elementary is trapped at 9:46. Made in Minneapolis, Minnesota by the Miller Program Clock Company, it is self-winding and powered by two 1.5 volt dry cells, each roughly...

 
 By Sabre Moore    Events   

Carter County Museum beams up UFO program

The Carter County Geological Society will host the Montana Conversations program "Montana UFOs and Extraterrestrials" with Joan Bird on July 12. The program will be at Carter County Museum at 6 p.m....

 
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Independence Day

To light the celebration’s fuse, the Belltower Community Hall will be having a potluck on July 3. Beef, provided by the O’Connors, will be on the menu. Activities will included cornhole and horseshoes. On Wednesday come out to the triangle in...

 
 By Ryan OConnell    Local    June 22, 2018

Plesiosaur patrol

Carter County Museum employees visited a friend last Friday when they dug into a plesiosaur buried in the southern part of the county. Even with GPS coordinates, they had difficulty finding the fossil...

 
 By Ryan OConnell    Local    June 15, 2018

From the grave to the cradle to the clamshell

The Carter County Museum has so many fossils, they would spill out of the museum's back room like a cartoon character's stuffed closet if they were all stored on site. Approximately 80 percent of the...

 

Donnie Harpster

A funeral service for Donnie Harpster, 75, of Ekalaka, MT was held June 11, at Stevenson Funeral Home in Ekalaka with Pastor Scott Kiehn officiating. Visitation took place one hour prior to the servic...

 
 By Sabre Moore    Voices    April 20, 2018

Collection Corner

Gwenith Schultz, museum receptionist and historian completed the first phase of the Eagle Archive project on Friday, April 6, 2018. The project began in 2005 with volunteers including Jeane Koefelda....

 

BLM Artifact Roadshows mark Montana Archaeology Month

(MILES CITY, Mont.) – Bring your favorite fossil, rock, artifact or relic to any of the upcoming Artifact Roadshows in Miles City or Ekalaka and see if a professional can help answer your questions. April is “Montana Archaeology Month” and the...

 

Ernest "Ernie" Tooke

A funeral service for Ernest "Ernie" Tooke, 81, of Ekalaka, MT, will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Stevenson Funeral Home, Ekalaka with Jesse LaBree officiating. Burial will take place in...

 

See you in Vegas

Around forty people attended the Carter County Geological Society Founder's Day event held on March 15 at the Events Center. After a dinner, Ken and Theresa Howie provided updates on the progress of...

 

Geological Founder's Day to feature Feek's Vision updates at Events Center

On March 15 at 6 p.m. the Carter County Geological Society will host Ken Howie Studios for the annual Founder's Day Event. Dinner will be provided and the event is free and open to the public....

 
 By Mardee Guyer    Local    March 9, 2018

Scientists in training

How does the shape of its skull determine what an animal eats? What are the structures and functions of different parts of flowers and seeds? Third and fourth grade students from Mrs. Guyer's...

 

Harriet Speelmon

Rosary vigil for Harriet Speelmon will be held February 12, 2018 at 7 PM at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Ekalaka. Funeral services will be February 13, 2018, at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church a...

 
 By Sabre Moore    Voices    February 9, 2018

Collection Corner

In the interest of communicating with the community, the Carter County Museum has included a flyer in this week's Eagle to share our economic and educational impact in 2017. First, we would like to...

 

Calendars still for sale

Several copies of the 2018 Chamber of Commerce Calendar are still available. This is a 13 month calendar, so people who bought one last year know that they still can get one in January and be covered. That is, unless they’ve sold out. Check with...

 

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