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 Local    July 31, 2020 

Shindig talks go virtual

Carter County Museum's Shindig had a different look and feel this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, staff found a way to pull it off, and they were even able to participate in it a little...

 

Shindig speaker lineup

Healthy, nearby residents are invited to bring their children to the museum's lawn on Saturday for 8th Annual Dino Shindig activities. The activities, including dino mini-golf, T. rex corn hole,...

 

Changes to the 8th Annual Dino Shindig

Carter County Museum has put a significant amount of energy to adjusting the Shindig this year in light of COVID-19. In addition to practicing social distancing, wearing masks and sanitizing, museum...

 

Prehistoric road trip

A new three-part television series exploring prehistoric life across the Western U.S. is airing on PBS this summer. "Prehistoric Road Trip" takes viewers on an epic adventure through dinosaur country... Full story

 

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... Full story

 
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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...

 

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...

 
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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...

 

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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Shindig this weekend

The annual Dino Shindig, named Montana's Event of the Year by the Office of Tourism and Business Development, is set to take place this weekend in Ekalaka. Visitors will be in town from all over the...

 
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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 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...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Can you dig it?

The Dino Shindig continues to grow each year. It has become one of the largest events of the year in Ekalaka, bringing dino enthusiasts and tourists from all over the U.S. This year marked the 5th...

 
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Shindig, Medicine Rocks State Park 60th Anniversary this weekend

Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will host a celebration marking the 60th Anniversary of Medicine Rocks State Park on Sunday, July 30th from 10am to 2pm at the park. All are invited to celebrate this special anniversary where they will enjoy...

 

CCM wins big again

Back in March, Carter County Museum (CCM) was recognized at the Montana Governor's Conference and the Dino Shindig was named Event of the Year by Montana's Office of Tourism and Event Development....

 
 By Sabre Moore    Voices    May 26, 2017

Collection Corner

Over the past two months, we have had several class groups in to tour the museum. Some have traveled as far as Camp Crook and others include Baker and several grades from our own Ekalaka Elementary...

 
 By Sabre Moore    Voices    April 28, 2017

Collection Corner

The use of porcupine quills in embroidery is one of the oldest decorative traditions among American Indian tribes. The practice predates European contact by hundreds of years and was replaced...

 
 By Sabre Moore    Voices    April 14, 2017

Collection Corner

April is Montana Archaeology Month, and to celebrate, the Carter County Museum will be bringing you a series of articles about topics in the field. Pottery is a relatively rare artifact to find and...

 

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