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  • Letter to the editor

    Updated Jul 11, 2024

    Dear Editor – I have been reluctant to write a letter to the editor, as I know I don’t know all the facts or happenings at Dahl Memorial Hospital. I was very thankful that Dr. Grace Blair wrote a letter. With her knowledge of the medical field, I felt she was able to voice a professional opinion about the situation. Some of what she wrote were things I was concerned about and probably other have the same concerns. The DMH Board of Directors has a thankless task of watching over DMH. Its members have stepped up to vol...

  • CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS (JUNE 3, 10 & 17, 2024)

    Updated Jul 4, 2024

    6-03-2024 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, June 03, 2024, in the Carter County Commission Board Meeting Room of the Carter County Courthouse at 214 Park Street in Ekalaka, Montana. Rod Tauck, Chairman, Mike Watkins, Vice Chairman and Pamela Castleberry, member were present. The meeting was called to order at 9 a.m. by Chairman Rod Tauck. There was no public comment. County Custodian Kirsty Bruce stepped into the meeting to request...

  • Letter to the editor

    Updated Jul 4, 2024

    June 26, 2024 Dear Baker & Ekalaka communities, I hope this letter finds you in good health and spirits. After careful consideration of my professional and personal goals, I have decided to leave my Primary Care role at Dahl Memorial Healthcare as of 9/1/24. This decision was not made lightly. It has been a privilege and an honor to be part of your healthcare journey. I have truly enjoyed getting to know you and am very grateful for the trust you have placed in me as your Family Nurse Practitioner. Although I will be stepping...

  • Dahl EMS system elevated

    Travis Doggett, Assistant EMS Director Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association|Updated Jul 4, 2024

    In January 2024, Dahl Memorial Healthcare welcomed Rebekah Hopkins and Travis Doggett as Paramedics, aiming to enhance the level of care for the community and patrons of Carter County and DMHA. Prior to their arrival, the EMS system in Carter County operated at a Basic Life Support (BLS) level. Despite the skill and dedication of our EMS team, they were limited to providing only basic care. The introduction of Paramedics significantly expanded our scope of practice. Through countless hours of hard work, the EMS team and Dahl...

  • Extended care news

    Cindy Enos|Updated Jun 27, 2024

    May, 2024 The Merry month of May! Do you remember the tradition of having a basket of goodies or an arrangement of flowers placed on your front step? You would hear a knock on the door and before you could answer the giver was gone? Or as a small child dancing around the May Day Pole? Tuesday, May 7 the weather was cool and wet. There was thunder and lightning along with rain. The moisture is so welcome in this area, hope to see more. Tuesday afternoon Bingo was on the agenda, Madlon was the top Bingo player. Sarah Reynolds o...

  • Letter to the editor

    Updated Jun 27, 2024

    Dear Editor, I grew up in Carter County, graduated from CCHS in Ekalaka, and worked at the Dahl Memorial Hospital evenings and weekends for 3 years of high school. My time in Ekalaka gave me a huge start on my journey to becoming a nationally recognized cardiovascular surgeon and a Stanford University clinical professor. I have been on the BOD of a large general hospital in California, and also a large Agricultural Corporation. Recently I have been made aware of some of the problems and fighting happening at the hospital...

  • CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS

    Updated Jun 20, 2024

    5-23-2024 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, May 23, 2024, in the Carter County Commission Board Meeting Room of the Carter County Courthouse at 214 Park Street in Ekalaka, Montana. Rod Tauck, Chairman, Mike Watkins, Vice Chairman and Pamela Castleberry, member were present. The meeting was called to order at 9 a.m. by Chairman Rod Tauck. There was no public comment. The Commission received a call from Bob Donndelinger from Victory Insu...

  • Letter to the editor

    Updated Jun 20, 2024

    Dear Editor, In prayerfully considering this letter, I’ve tried really hard to remove my personal feelings from the situation occurring at Dahl Memorial Healthcare right now. However, I’ve concluded that it’s impossible to remove emotion while saying what needs to be said completely. I’m a person, after all, and I care deeply for the members of this community…this community that has welcomed me in so beautifully. We, as a community, have been wronged by the leadership at Dahl Memorial. The current administration and many...

  • Continued Uninterrupted Physical Therapy Services

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    Dear Editor, We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the community for your continued loyalty to Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association. Your unwavering support inspires us to provide the highest quality healthcare services to all. Amid recent changes at Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association (DMHA), we understand that concerns have arisen regarding the continuity of our services. We want to reassure everyone that all services, including physical therapy, will continue without...

  • CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS (MAY 20, 2024)

    Updated Jun 13, 2024

    5-20-2024 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, May 20, 2024, in the Carter County Commission Board Meeting Room of the Carter County Courthouse at 214 Park Street in Ekalaka, Montana. Mike Watkins, Vice Chairman and Pamela Castleberry, member were present. Rod Tauck, Chairman, was absent. The meeting was called to order at 9 a.m. by Vice-Chairman Mike Watkins. County Custodian Kristy Bruce stepped into the meeting with an update on her...

  • Dinstel defeats Watkins

    Updated Jun 5, 2024

    Countywide voter turnout for Tuesday's primary election was fifty-eight percent, about average for a primary election over the last 10 years. In 2022, sixty-three percent of voters turned out for the primary. In total, 555 ballots were cast from the county's 952 resistered voters this year. Precinct 1 (Alzada) had the best voter turnout at 64 percent, Precinct 3 (Hammond) had a 63 percent turnout, Precinct 14 (Rural Ekalaka) had a 60 percent turnout and Precinct 13 (Ekalaka)...

  • CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS (APRIL 30 & MAY 6, 2024)

    Updated May 29, 2024

    4-30-2024 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, in the Carter County Commission Board Meeting Room of the Carter County Courthouse at 214 Park Street in Ekalaka, Montana. Rod Tauck, Chairman, Mike Watkins, Vice Chairman and Pamela Castleberry, member were present. The meeting was called to order at 9 a.m. by Chairman Rod Tauck. Public comment - Commissioner Castleberry attended the Eastern Montana Economic Development...

  • County commission candidates answer questions ahead of June 4 primary

    Updated May 29, 2024

    Carter County voters will head to the polls to cast their ballots in the upcoming primary election on June 4th. With the election looming, the Eagle asked both republican candidates for Carter County Commissioner from District No. 3 the same four questions. Following are their answers. Challenger Dan Dinstel What do you see as the most pressing needs for infrastructure or capital projects in the county? I've spent time during this campaign speaking with taxpayers about their...

  • Dahl's annual health fair nears

    Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association's Annual Health Fair Blood Draw is scheduled for June 4th and June 5th from 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. this year. The two-day event will take place at the healthcare facility in cooperation with Carter County Public Health and will include other vendors on location. Tests offered this year include a standard panel, PSA test, vitamin D test, and hemoglobin A1C test. Payment for each will be due at the time of service. Coffee and snacks will also...

  • She retired

    Updated May 23, 2024

    On Friday, May 10th Alicia Knapp was honored for her many years of service at Dahl Memorial Healthcare in Ekalaka. Knapp worked at Dahl for over thirty-four years. A noon meal was served honoring her retirement to her family members, board members, and special guests from the community as well as the staff. Wishing you the very best Alicia, enjoy your retirement!...

  • CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS (APRIL 25, 2024)

    Updated May 16, 2024

    4-25-2024 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on Thursday, April 25, 2024, in the Carter County Commission Board Meeting Room of the Carter County Courthouse at 214 Park Street in Ekalaka, Montana. Rod Tauck, Chairman, Mike Watkins, Vice Chairman and Pamela Castleberry, member were present. The meeting was called to order at 9 a.m. by Chairman Rod Tauck. There was no public comment. County Treasurer Jesi Pierson joined the meeting with information...

  • Local health professionals earn patient safety credential

    Sheila Sherman, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association|Updated May 16, 2024

    The Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) recently recognized Katie Stieg and Raquel Mitchell as Certified Professionals in Patient Safety (CPPS). Earning this credential attests to each professionals competency in patient safety science and application. This achievement demonstrates their expertise in this critical discipline and positions them among those committed to and leading patient safety work. Stieg and Mitchell earned this credential in...

  • Let's secure our community's health: Support the Dahl Memorial Hospital levy!

    Updated May 16, 2024

    Dear Editor, I write to implore our community to rally behind the upcoming mill levy of $260,000.00 in support of the Dahl Memorial Hospital Association, Inc. This levy is crucial to ensuring the ongoing maintenance and upkeep of our recently constructed facility, which faces daily wear and tear from the harsh weather conditions of Eastern Montana. The Dahl Memorial Hospital stands as a beacon of health and hope in our community, offering essential services to all who seek medical assistance. However, behind the scenes, the...

  • EMS Week: 'Honoring our past, forging our future'

    Travis Doggett, Assistant EMS Director, Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association|Updated May 16, 2024

    Ekalaka Ambulance was started many decades ago with an Oldsmobile station wagon. With the dedication and perseverance of many community members that became EMTs and joined the team, Ekalaka Ambulance is still going strong and is continuing to progress in its medical care. This year represents the 50th anniversary of EMS week in our nation. “Honoring Our Past, Forging Our Future” is the heart of EMS week this year. Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association will be hosting EMS week May 20th-23rd. Each day from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m...

  • Happy Nurses Week Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association Nurses!

    Sheila Sherman, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association|Updated May 8, 2024

    Celebrating Our Dedicated Nurses: Nurses are often likened to the heartbeat of the hospital, embodying compassion and dedication at the front line of patient care. Our DMHA nurses proudly align with this assertion alongside other team members. Nurse’s week is our time of celebration, and it is celebrated every year the week of one of our historical founding nurse’s birthday “Florence Nightengale.” As we embark on Nurses Week, May 6 to May 12, it is with extraordinary pride and admiration that we extend our deepest gratitu...

  • Disaster preparedness

    Sheila Sherman, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association|Updated May 8, 2024

    I am writing to express my profound gratitude and admiration for the recent collaborative effort demonstrated by our community entities in Ekalaka, Montana, during a vital training exercise hosted by Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association (DMHA). This event underscored our collective commitment to preparedness in the face of potential disasters, and it is with great pride that I commend the individuals and organizations involved for their unwavering dedication to the safety and...

  • CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS (APRIL 10 & 15, 2024)

    Updated May 1, 2024

    4-10-2024 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 in the Carter County Commission Board Meeting Room of the Carter County Courthouse at 214 Park Street in Ekalaka, Montana. Rod Tauck, Chairman, Mike Watkins, Vice Chairman and Pamela Castleberry, member were present. The meeting was called to order at 1 p.m. by Chairman Rod Tauck. The was no public comment. The Commission joined a Zoom meeting by The Northern Plains...

  • CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS (APRIL 8, 2024)

    Updated Apr 24, 2024

    4-08-2024 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, April 08, 2024, in the Carter County Commission Board Meeting Room of the Carter County Courthouse at 214 Park Street in Ekalaka, Montana. Mike Watkins, Vice Chairman and Pamela Castleberry, member were present. Rod Tauck, Chairman, was absent. The meeting was called to order by Vice-Chair Mike Watkins at 9 a.m. There was no public comment. Tracey Walker, Superintendent of Schools/District...

  • Local elections take shape

    Updated Apr 4, 2024

    Carter County voters will need to head to the polls to cast their ballot in the upcoming primary election on June 4th. Locally, republican incumbent Tracey D. Walker was the only individual who filed for Clerk of District Court/Superintendent of Schools. There will, however, be a race to become the republican nominee for Carter County Commissioner from District No. 3 as both incumbent Mike Watkins and Dan Dinstel have filed for the position. Watkins was first elected in 2018....

  • AAU wrestling wraps up successful season

    Updated Apr 4, 2024

    A group of local volunteers started up an AAU wrestling program in Ekalaka last fall. Thirty-five kids, ranging from preschool to high school, started wrestling practices at the end of November. The team practiced a few nights per week at St. Joan of Arc Parish Hall in Ekalaka and also traveled to Baker for practices. The local wrestling program was under the guide-full wing of the AAU program in Baker. Only a few of the participants had wrestling experience prior to the...

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