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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...

 

Independence Day fun

Carter County Chamber of Commerce sponsored activities on Main Street prior to their fireworks display on Independence Day. Several "Minute to Win It" games were played while others on main enjoyed...

 

Celebrate Independence Day with local chamber

On Thursday, July 4 come out to Main Street in Ekalaka for Independence Day festivities starting at 4 p.m. Local businesses and organizations will host activities and booths until 8 p.m. Independence Day will be capped off by a fireworks display...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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