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Developmental screening postponed

Due to COVID-19 concerns, Ekalaka Public Schools has canceled the developmental screening for children aged 0-5 years that was scheduled for Tuesday, October 20. The screening has been rescheduled for April 6, 2021. For more information, call the...

 
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Developmental screening, Oct. 20

Ekalaka Public Schools will be hosting a developmental screening for children aged 0-5 years on Tuesday, October 20, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. in the grade school gym. This screening will help parents gain information about their child’s development...

 

Local wins Miss Montana Teen 2021

Earlier this year, local teen Katie Tooke was battling health problems. She spent almost an entire month seriously ill before finally being diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder. That was about the sa...

 

County under Governor Bullock's mask mandate

After reporting one case of COVID-19 in Carter County early last week, the Carter County COVID-19 Task Force reported a total of three active cases last Wednesday. At an emergency meeting that evening, school board members voted to close Ekalaka...

 
 By Eva Grimes    Local    September 18, 2020

Chamber has successful summer, makes plans for fall

As the days continue to get shorter and cooler, Carter County Chamber of Commerce members have reflected on a wonderful summer and are currently looking forward to the months ahead. The Annual Community Wide Garage Sale that takes place in June of...

 

Two of the new teachers at Ekalaka Public Schools

Mr. Daniel Conley is no stranger to small towns, or Montana, even though the new Carter County High School English teacher was born in New York City. Conley is now in his second year teaching and...

 

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...

 

Ekalaka's back to school plan

Ekalaka Public Schools students will be back in the classroom next Thursday for on-site instruction. Back to school packets were mailed to parents this week. The packets include copies of the schools’ “Reopening Plan.” The plan states that...

 

New phone numbers at Ekalaka Public Schools

Due to an equipment upgrade, changes have been made to phone numbers at Ekalaka Public Schools. The new phone number for the school is 406-630-1523. The business office number is 406-630-1521, the superintendent’s office number is now 406-630-1522...

 

Plans to head back to school not yet finalized

No official plan has yet been finalized for getting Ekalaka Public Schools students back in the classroom amid COVID-19. A reopening schools committee met earlier this week to discuss options. The committee was formed at a special school board meetin...

 

Sports physicals set for last two weeks of July

Physical health assessments for all boys planning to play sports at Ekalaka Public Schools during the upcoming school year will take place from July 21 through July 24. Appointments must be made for all physicals between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on...

 

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)...

 

CCHS announces sports awards

There was no awards program to honor Ekalaka Public Schools athletes from grades 5-12 for the 2019-2020 sports season. But last week, the school sent the Eagle a listing of participants and award...

 

A memorable graduation

Concerns early last week about the potential of rain during the CCHS Class of 2020 outdoor graduation ceremony were forgotten by Saturday afternoon. The weather turned out to be nearly perfect for...

 

CCHS graduates to be honored with parade

The CCHS Class of 2020 will be having a graduation ceremony at Rowley Field on Saturday, May 16 at 4 p.m. Each graduate is allowed to bring immediate family members only. The general public will not...

 

Get an FFA hired hand

The Carter County FFA chapter will not be hosting an annual end-of-year banquet. Chapter officers have instead decided to proceed with the hired hand auction. Members of the organization will not be auctioned off like normal. Instead, CCHS FFA is...

 

Immediate family only for CCHS Graduation

The CCHS Class of 2020 will be having a graduation ceremony at Rowley Field next Saturday, May 16 at 4 p.m. Each graduate is allowed to bring immediate family members only, which includes siblings,...

 

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...

 

COVID-19 community impact

Local health officials directed the closure of Ekalaka businesses last week as another aggressive step to curtail the spread of COVID-19. The move came prior to a state mandate from Gov. Steve...

 

COVID-19 threat has local impacts

As the coronavirus spreads throughout the world and country, the threat of the virus has made significant local impacts. Last Thursday, Montana Governor Steve Bullock declared a state of emergency....

 

Marilyn Hutchinson

Marilyn Kay (Tucker) Hutchinson, age 76, of Ekalaka passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City. Marilyn was born February 18, 1944 in Baker, Montana along with...

 

Chamber to elect officers at March 12 meeting

Carter County Chamber of Commerce members will elect officers at their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, March 12. The meeting will take place at the Ekalaka Public Schools board room at 6 p.m. A change in bylaws last year moved the elections to...

 

District receives grant to connect elementary and high schools

School officials learned last week that Ekalaka Elementary District #15 was selected for a $750,000 grant. The money, awarded by the Montana Department of Commerce Community Development Division, is to be granted “for the construction of a...

 

2020 Election

The 2020 election season officially kicked off with the opening of candidate filling at 8 a.m. on January 9th. Locally, two county positions are up for election. These positions are the county commissioner for District #2 and the clerk of...

 

Q's Health News

The holiday season can be extra stressful for adults and children with the change of routines and the extra demands of our time. We are running around trying to make sure we have the right presents for each family member and friend and our kids...

 

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