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 By Janelle Schneider    Local    June 21, 2019 

Chamber news

The annual city wide garage sale, the Chamber’s first big event to kick-off the summer season, was a great success. There were several sales, vendors and customers. It was a beautiful day and fun was had by all. The chamber thanks those that held...

 

Museum wins tourism grant to help attract visitors for Shindig

A pilot cycle of the Tourism Grant Program at the Department of Commerce will award nearly $550,000 to help forty-four communities across Montana boost attendance at events to grow visitor spending. Grant recipients completed a competitive... Full story

 

In memory of

New benches were delivered and set up outside the front entrance of Carter County Museum over the weekend. The blue benches were donated in memory of Boyne Gundlach by Don Meyer, a longtime friend of...

 
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Star party at Medicine Rocks State Park on May 23

Explore Montana's night sky! Montana State Parks, in partnership with the Carter County Museum, will host a "Star Party" at Medicine Rocks State Park on Thursday, May 23 at 9 p.m. Join presenter...

 

Heritage Project kicks off conversations across Montana on funding the great outdoors

On May 2, 2019 a coalition of Montanans launched a public outreach effort to gather Montanans' ideas on how to enhance funding for private and public lands conservation, wildlife management, and...

 
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Museum to host author Russell Rowland May 2

Russell Rowland has published four novels, three of which are based in Carter County, as well as the non-fiction book Fifty-Six Counties: A Montana Journey, which is his account of his travels to...

 

Edward Arbuckle

Edward William Arbuckle, aka "Billy", passed away peacefully on October 16, 2018 in Eureka, CA. His family and friends will miss his humorous storytelling and famous Arbuckle-isms. Born November 2,...

 

Montana History Foundation announces statewide grants

Since 2012, the Montana History Foundation (MHF) has awarded annual grants to projects and organizations that work to preserve and protect the historic legacy of Montana. This year, the foundation...

 

StarLab

Carter County Museum Director Sabre Moore had a busy week bringing a portable planetarium, StarLab, to Ekalaka students. On Tuesday, Moore set the StarLab up for CCHS students. High school math,...

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    March 29, 2019

Memories

Alice, daughter of Fred and Eva Townsend, gives more information on the early day family that homesteaded in the Tie Creek area with the home buildings being just one mile west of the Padden Ranch....

 

Carter County Museum earns GuideStar's highest seal of transparency

On Monday, Carter County Museum earned a 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world's largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metr...

 

Shirley Laureen (Rene) Frye LaBree

Shirley Laureen (Rene) Frye LaBree passed away on March 8, 2019 at Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City, Montana, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Rene was born in Baker, MT, on January 12,...

 
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Geological Society Founder's Day, March 14

On March 14, 2019, the Carter County Geological Society will host its annual Founder's Day Celebration at Carter County Events Center. Members of the CCGS are invited to bring a potluck dish of...

 
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Visit Southeast Montana tourism offers marketing workshops

Visit Southeast Montana tourism will offer marketing workshops for tourism partners across the region. A tourism partner is a business or non-profit organization that caters to visitors—local, regional, domestic or international. This includes...

 

Regional cowboy poetry gathering, Feb. 24

The 5th Annual Miles City Cowboy Poetry Gathering will be hosted by the Range Riders Museum on Sunday February 24th. Entertainment will kick off at 11:30 am with local talent Angie Dauben and Bob...

 

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...

 

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