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 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...

 

Memories

V. E. Figg and crew built our present house at its location of 521 North Central Ave in the summer of 1956. We added an addition in 1984-85. The agreement was that Phyl., and I would finish all the sheet rock and paint the house inside and stain the...

 

Carter County calendars for sale!

Sixty pounds of the Carter County calendars arrived in Ekalaka last week. "Over the Moon" is the title on this 2018, Carter County Chamber of Commerce Calendar. Two hundred fifteen of these calendars...

 
 By Sabre Moore    Voices    October 20, 2017

Collection Corner

Last Wednesday, October 11, was National Fossil Day, and the Carter County Museum celebrated by inviting classes from Carter County High School. Students from the math, science, and agriculture...

 

Town of Ekalaka General Election, November 7

The General Election for the Town of Ekalaka will take place on November 7th. Late registrants are able to go to the Carter County Clerk and Recorder's Office, register to vote, and vote until 8:00...

 

Montana Board of Public Education re-elects Sharon Carroll as chair

The Board of Public Education has re-elected Sharon Carroll to serve as the Chair of the Board of Public Education. Carroll, appointed to the Board of Public Education in 2007 and again in 2012 is in her 22nd year of teaching math at Carter County Hi...

 

Daines honors Montanan of the Week

U.S. SENATE -Last Friday U.S. Senator Steve Daines recognized the Carter County Museum. The Carter County Museum has helped preserve the history of eastern Montana for over eighty years, and was the...

 

Bright Ideas

August 21, 2017, showed the sky get darker, and the sun falling behind the shadow of the moon in partial or total darkness. Viewers were wearing special glasses, or looking through a pin-hole camera that shows the image of the shadow of the moon...

 
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Carter County Museum to host Montana Conversations program next Thursday

Carter County Museum will host the Montana Conversations program "Meagher of the Sword" with Neal Lewing on Thursday, September 7 at 7 p.m. The program will be at the museum during the Carter County...

 

Celebrating 100 years of Carter County

Many folks around town have labeled the 2017 Days of '85 one of the biggest in recent memory, along with the quasquicentennial celebration back in 2010. Several new additions to this year's...

 

A mammoth find

A Bozeman man was fishing the Powder River in the early summer of 2016 when he stumbled upon what he believed to be a mammoth. That man, who wishes to remain anonymous, knew about Carter County...

 

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