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CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS

05-31-2022 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on, May 31, 2022, in the Carter County Commission Board Meeting Room of the Carter County Courthouse at 214 Park Street in Ekalaka, Montana. Present were Steve Rosencranz,... Full story

 

Dahl Memorial, town levies approved again by voters

Countywide voter turnout for the primary election on Tuesday was nearly sixty-three percent, down from 73 percent in 2020. In total, 579 ballots were cast from the county's 922 registered voters....

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    May 20, 2022

Memories

Some days are long and for some reason I have been thinking of past businesses, their location and owners. Let’s begin with the old post office building where I started to work on April 1, 1950 under Postmaster E.E. Sykes. The north side of the...

 

Wyoming couple paying for adoption with shoes

A couple from Gillette is trying to collect 25,000 used pairs of shoes by the end of August. Once that goal is met, Shoes With Heart, a Florida-based organization, will pick them up in exchange for $10,000 to go toward adopting the couple’s first...

 

Author Howard Seaborne visits Ekalaka

Ever dreamt of flying? Or played the game of picking a superpower? Invisibility or flight? What if one could have both? That's the unexpected discovery of the main character in the "Divisible Man" nov...

 

Southeast Electric and Ekalaka Public Schools bring Dolly Parton's Imagination Library to area

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is dedicated to inspiring a love of reading by gifting books, free of charge, to children from birth to age five, through funding shared by Dolly Parton and local...

 
 By Pat Kalstrom    Local    August 28, 2020

Library Corner

Following is just a few of the new books Ekalaka Public Library has recently received. “American Princess” by Stephanie Thornton: Alice may be the president's daughter, but she's nobody's darling. As bold as her signature color Alice Blue, the...

 

Traveling art collection coming to local library

The 2020 Traveling Collection of Juried Art, a collection of juried art from Montana and around the USA, will be at Ekalaka Public Library from July 29 until August 14. The Waterworks Art Museum of Miles City is sharing this collection throughout...

 

Public library alters summer reading program

Due to the unforeseen circumstances of COVID-19, Ekalaka Public Library will not be hosting a regular summer reading program. The library is still encouraging children to read and challenge themselves over the summer by offering rewards for students...

 

Dahl Memorial, town levies approved by voters

Countywide voter turnout for the primary election was much higher than it was in 2018 as seventy-three percent of the county’s 885 registered voters returned mail ballots by 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Precinct 13 (Ekalaka) and Precinct 14 (Rural Ekalaka)...

 

Primary ballots to be mailed May 8th

Carter County Election Administrator Pam Castleberry said this week that ballots for Montana's primary election will be mailed to Carter County voters on Friday, May 8. Locally, there are only two...

 

Explore Earth and space science at CCM

This spring, Carter County Museum will host a series of Earth and space activities for local children. First, a story hour at Ekalaka Public Library featuring age appropriate activities for kids will...

 

Boutique helps fill Main Street gap

Cecile Smith-Kuehn opened Broken Arrow Boutique, offering casual, casual business and athletic wear to women of all ages in a quaint setting on Main Street in Ekalaka back in October of 2018. The...

 

Montana State Historic Preservation Office offering preservation grant

HELENA – The Montana Historical Society's State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is announcing $350,000 in Revitalizing Montana's Rural Heritage (RMRH) grant program funding to support the...

 

Mid-Rivers awards 14 educational technology grants totaling $50,000

Mid-Rivers Communications is proud announce the recipients of the 2019 Fund for Education Grants. These grants are awarded to accredited educational facilities and non-profit entities with an educational mission from the Mid-Rivers service area....

 

Carter County Community Foundation awards grants

The Carter County Community Foundation (CCCF) recently announced this year's grant recipients. The ambulance fund at Dahl Memorial Healthcare received $3,800 to help purchase a basket stretcher for...

 

Wright settles in as new superintendent

Kathryn Wright officially assumed her superintendent duties at Ekalaka Public Schools on July 9. The Rapid, City South Dakota native first visited the area eleven years ago and “fell in love” with Ekalaka’s skies. Wright completed...

 
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Blast off into summertime reading

Ekalaka Public Library is once again offering a summer reading program. All children ages three and up are invited to attend. This year’s theme is all about space. Two different age groups will meet on Tuesdays, starting June 18, and continuing on...

 
 By Pat Kalstrom    Voices    May 24, 2019

Library Corner

Ekalaka Public Library has received several new books recently. Some of these are: "The Cornwalls Are Gone" by James Patterson, "That Churchill Woman" by Stephanie Barron, "The Forest Lover" by Susan...

 

Library plans classes

Attorney Jennifer Williams has volunteered her time to present three talks, that are free and open to the public, at Ekalaka Public Library on legal issues. Each of these talks will start with roughly a half hour of Williams presenting through a came...

 

Draft management plan available for public comment

Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service released the draft revised land management plan and draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Custer Gallatin National Forest for...

 

Story time starting

Mrs. Amy Walker’s CCHS Child Development Class will be starting Story Hour on September 6. Story Hour will be held every Thursday at Ekalaka Public Library, beginning at 10:15 a.m. Children ages 3-5 who are potty trained are welcome to...

 
 By Ryan OConnell    Local    June 29, 2018

If it's too loud, you're too old

During the Thursday, June 21 Reading Rocks summer session, kids entered as readers and left as marchers. Valerie O'Connell read "Little Pig Joins the Band" to the six young musicians. "Little Pig Join...

 
 By Ryan OConnell    Local    June 8, 2018

Watkins crawls past Walker

Anyone who didn't cast a ballot missed their chance to make a difference. Mike Watkins became the unofficial District 3 Republican nominee for Carter County Commissioner this November after defeating...

 
 By Ryan OConnell    Local    June 1, 2018

School is out, awards are in

Kindergarten graduates let the show begin at the Spring Awards Assembly with a rambunctious circus routine that included acrobatics, jumping rope and trick ring toss. After the entertainment, the...

 

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