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Fire south of Ekalaka

A fire that started on Monday approximately sixteen miles south of Ekalaka on Highway 323 burned 3,177 acres. The fire was aided by high winds and jumped the highway, making it to Box Elder Creek....

 
 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...

 

Firemen's BBQ moved

The Annual Days of ‘85 Firemen’s Barbecue will be taking place at a different location this year. Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department members will be serving burgers and hot dogs will all the fixings in front of the fire hall. The barbecue will...

 

Town, EVFD present arguments

It’s been over two years since the Town of Ekalaka decided to ask the legal system to determine whether it or the Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department Corporation has ownership and control of the town’s fire service and whether the fire department...

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    March 13, 2020

Memories

Joe and Marj Schallenberger Joe continues his Shifting Scenes article with the statement: “in 1933 Mother passed away and with Floyd and Mildred married and Clyde working outside, he, his dad, and Etola stayed on the ranch.” Hard, tough years:...

 

EVFD raffle winners

Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department members held the drawing for their annual gun raffle fundraiser this week. Stephanie Carroll of Ekalaka was the lucky grand prize winner this year. Carroll won a Howa 7mm-08 rifle. Local Karen Hammel won Leupold...

 

Three deer harvested in Region 7 suspect for CWD

Samples from three deer harvested in southeast Montana have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease. These are the first positive results in the southeastern corner of the state. A second test...

 

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...

 

Fire department, area volunteers clean up Main

Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department, along with the aid of some community volunteers, cleaned Main Street last Thursday prior to the county fair. Each volunteer spent anywhere between three and...

 

Independence Day fun

Carter County Chamber of Commerce sponsored activities on Main Street prior to their fireworks display on Independence Day. Several "Minute to Win It" games were played while others on main enjoyed...

 

Celebrate Independence Day with local chamber

On Thursday, July 4 come out to Main Street in Ekalaka for Independence Day festivities starting at 4 p.m. Local businesses and organizations will host activities and booths until 8 p.m. Independence Day will be capped off by a fireworks display...

 
 By Vicki Fix    Opinion    February 15, 2019

Mayor's Notes

One year as mayor, boy did it go fast! Some of the things we accomplished this year were: • Replaced some outdated sewer pipe under the bridge; • Put a new furnace in the Town Shop so that it can...

 

Fire blazes at Main Street business Monday

A fire at Mainstreet Market caused significant damage to the Ekalaka building Monday. At around 5:50 a.m., Sheriff Neil Kittelmann was called because the back door of the business was open and there...

 

EVFD raffle winners

Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department members held the drawing for their annual gun raffle fundraiser over the weekend at Dawg House Pub. Cindy Quade was this year’s lucky grand prize winner. She received a custom Howa .243 rifle. Mitch Olsen of...

 

Days of '85 Parade results

Business/Farm/Ranch 1. Dahl Memorial Healthcare 2. J&J Guide Service 3. Hayden Ranch Organization 1. Carter County Senior Citizens 2. All Area Military Veterans 3. Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department...

 
 By Vicki Fix    Opinion    July 20, 2018

Mayor's notes

It has been almost six months since I assumed office as your mayor. I started the year by taking a city government course online through MSU in Bozeman and, recently, went to a budgeting workshop in...

 
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Independence Day

To light the celebration’s fuse, the Belltower Community Hall will be having a potluck on July 3. Beef, provided by the O’Connors, will be on the menu. Activities will included cornhole and horseshoes. On Wednesday come out to the triangle in...

 
 By Ryan OConnell    Local    June 8, 2018

Smoldering disagreement ignites

The town of Ekalaka has decided to ask the legal system to determine whether it or the Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department Corporation has ownership and control of the town's fire service and whether...

 

Controlled burn on Russel Creek

Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department is planning a controlled burn of the foliage on Russell Creek. The burn will also be used as a training exercise Landowners along the creek who do not want their portion burned or have other concerns should contact...

 

EVFD raffle winners

Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department members held the drawing for their annual gun raffle fundraiser on November 25 at Dawg House Pub. Jim Michalski from Minnesota was the lucky grand prize winner this year. He choose the Marlin .44 Magnum Lever Action...

 

Two hospital board positions up for election at September meeting

The Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association Annual Membership Meeting will be held on September 14, 2017, 6:00 p.m., at Carter County Events Center. In addition to the annual report of facility...

 

Drought, lightning lead to several area fires

Last weekend Alzada Fire Department, Carter County Rural Fire, and Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department handled three fires in Carter County. Late Monday night and early Tuesday morning a thunderstorm producing a great deal of lightning and little rain...

 

A plethora of activities planned for Days of '85

On Thursday, August 11, people who are in town for the 2017 Days of ‘85 Fair and Rodeo can kick off their busy weekend with ladies’ night karaoke at Dawg House Pub, beginning at 9:00 p.m. The pub is also sponsoring mud volleyball at the...

 

Carter County Chamber of Commerce Fourth of July Bash

For the second year in a row, Carter County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Fourth of July Bash on Main Street in Ekalaka. Chamber members encouraged local businesses and residents to set up booths...

 

EVFD holds meeting about new fire hall

Approximately thirty-five community members attended an informational meeting hosted by Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department (EVFD) on Monday night. The meeting, held at Carter County Events Center, was...

 

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