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Enjoy summer events at Carter County Museum

Carter County Museum recently introduced Chloe Chambers as Museum Educator for the summer of 2022. Chambers came from Georgia where she is a high school science teacher. Last week, she spent time...

 

9th Annual Dino Shindig: A look at the numbers

Carter County Museum's 9th Annual Dino Shindig was well attended this year as the event continues to be one of the more anticipated summer events in Ekalaka. This year, forty-three volunteers worked a...

 

Dino Shindig

The 9th Annual Dino Shindig took place over the weekend in Ekalaka. Numbers of attendees for events were up across the board from last year. Two hundred fifty-seven people attended talks and museum...

 

Tiny paleontologists

A number of local children, such as little Charlee Jo Lindell (pictured left), enjoyed the giant inflatable dinosaurs that Summit National Bank put up outside during the Dino Shindig last week in...

 

9th Annual Dino Shindig next weekend

The 9th Annual Dino Shindig is set to take place next weekend in Ekalaka. Visitors will be in town from all over the world to hear lectures from leading paleontologists, partake in kids activities...

 
 By Vicki Fix    Voices    June 11, 2021

Mayor's Notes

Happy Spring to all! It has been some beautiful weather, but would be nice to see some more moisture. Just thought it was time to share some notes from the Mayor and a few reminders. It is spring and...

 

Is Ekalaka on the map?

submitted by EPEDC Ekalaka is a welcoming community that is the gateway into Montana. What attractions does Ekalaka have to lure visitors to its rural community? In Ekalaka Montana lies a unique Dinosaur Museum, the Carter County Museum (CCM). This...

 

New principal at Ekalaka Public Schools

A phone call out of the blue led Stephen Ely and his wife, Melissa, to Ekalaka for a visit earlier this summer. "We fell in love," the new principal at Ekalaka Public Schools told the Eagle. Mr. and...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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