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Electric scholarship winners

The Southeast Electric Essay Scholarship is a $1,000.00 scholarship sponsored by Southeast Electric Cooperative, Inc. This year's recipient is Coven Kautzman. Kautzman was asked if she had unlimited...

 

Conservation Day

The Carter County Conservation District along with NRCS, FSA and the county weed department hosted a fun and educational day at Ekalaka Elementary on May 20. Topics ranged from soil heath to trees,...

 

PUPS awards

Third and fourth quarter Positive Upstanding Polite Students (PUPS) awards were given to deserving students on Tuesday at Ekalaka Elementary. In addition to PUPS awards, students received honors for...

 
 By Janelle Schneider    Local    May 3, 2019

Chamber reminds residents to buy local

Carter County residents are reminded to support the local community by purchasing and spending Carter County Chamber of Commerce chamber bucks. Chamber bucks are a great way to support buying locally...

 

Preparing for next year

Preschool teacher Ami Nies (left) spent some time with her students at Ekalaka Public Schools last week to help them prepare for their upcoming kindergarten year. Marissa Frye (right) was recently...

 

On the hunt

The CCHS FCCLA program held their annual Easter Egg Hunt last Sunday at Cayden's Park in Ekalaka. Youngsters had a chance to get there picture taken with the Easter Bunny before searching for...

 

Headed to state FCCLA

Montana State FCCLA is quickly approaching. It will be held in Bozeman on March 21 and 22. Multiple local FCCLA members are working hard to complete their STAR events. Wyatt Kittelmann and Tori Tooke are competing in a chapter service project about...

 
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Music in Plevna

Fifth and sixth grade music students from Ekalaka Elementary took part in a pre-festival on Tuesday night in front of a large, local audience. The students will travel to Plevna on Monday, March 18...

 

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,...

 

Rotarians give dictionaries to third graders

A Montana Rotary goal is to place a dictionary in the hand of every third grade student in Montana. Recently, they got closer to accomplishing that goal by giving one to each third grader at Ekalaka E...

 
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Spelling bee, Monday

The spelling bee for Carter County students in grades 5-8 will take place inside the Ekalaka Elementary gymnasium on Monday, February 11 at 1:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend....

 

PUPS awards

First and second quarter Positive Upstanding Polite Students (PUPS) awards were given to deserving students on January 25 at Ekalaka Elementary. Winners of the awards for grades K-6 are pictured...

 

Memories

This article is about another neighbor, Bonnie Peabody, who also lived across the street and up the hill from us. I would like to share some information about Bonnie, but first I need to go back a generation on the Peabody family. Charles and Mary...

 

Girl Scout gives back

Area residents might recognize Ekalaka Elementary third grader Cordelia Cofer because there is a good chance she has sold them delicious Girl Scout cookies, probably more than once. Cordelia is a...

 

Come explore with Cloverbuds

Cloverbuds is a 4-H program for youth between the ages of five and seven that allows them to explore 4-H prior to being eligible to become a full-fledged 4-H member. This year in Cloverbuds, kids will...

 
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Ekalaka Public Schools Christmas concert

On Tuesday, December 18 at 6 p.m., local students will perform at a Christmas concert in the grade school gymnasium. Community members are invited to attend the free hour-long event that will...

 

Demolition begins

Demolition started this week on the old Ekalaka Elementary. Above, the 1952 addition is torn down while the original 1942 structure still stands. Current plans are for bids to go out in April of 2019...

 

A bright future

In the Fall of 2017, the superintendent of Ekalaka Public Schools asked for an energy audit of the new elementary building and the high school. Chad Reisenauer from Basin Electric traveled to Ekalaka...

 

Annual hospital meeting sees good turnout

Over 75 members attended the Dahl Memorial Healthcare Annual Member Meeting last Thursday at Carter County Events Center. Around 90 attended in 2017 while only 45 turned out in 2016. The meeting...

 

Annual hospital meeting slated for September 20

In January, the Eagle reported that the most recent plan for a new hospital was to build on the old Elementary school site. Recently, county commissioners passed bond language. It will be presented...

 

Ekalaka Public Schools adopts FY 2019 budgets

The Ekalaka Public Schools Board of Trustees approved the FY 2019 Budgets for both the Carter County High School and the Ekalaka Elementary School. Mills went from 22.75 in the FY 2018 Elementary District budget to 21.59 in FY 2019 budget. In the...

 

Jona Murray

After a year long battle with cancer, Jona was called home by her Heavenly Father on Friday, July 20, 2018, surrounded by friends and family. She was born on June 6, 1967 to Harold LaBree and Linda...

 
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Entertainment announced for free Days of '85 concert

The Bald Mountain Rounders will be performing on Friday, August 10 at Ekalaka Elementary, beginning at 7:30 p.m. This free Days of '85 concert is put on by the Carter County Fair Board and is open to...

 
 By Ryan OConnell    Local    July 13, 2018

The final bell

The hallway clock in Ekalaka Elementary is trapped at 9:46. Made in Minneapolis, Minnesota by the Miller Program Clock Company, it is self-winding and powered by two 1.5 volt dry cells, each roughly...

 
 By Ryan OConnell    Local    July 6, 2018

New generator for Ekalaka public schools

Ekalaka public schools have received a grant through Montana Disaster and Emergency Services in the amount of $64,631.50 to be used for a new generator. Carter County was not required to match the...

 

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