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School board offers administrative contracts

Following the recent resignation of former Superintendent Stephen Ely, the Ekalaka Elementary #15 and Carter County High School Unified Board of Trustees interviewed three individuals for...

 

Mid-Rivers phone booth opens its doors to a world of reading

While Ekalaka resident Sue Schneider was recently out of town visiting grandchildren, she noticed little wooden and metal boxes with books in them on many streets. All, she says, were very creative....

 

Sports seasons starting

Carter County High School fall sports start this Friday, August 12th. The first football practice will be at 7 a.m. on Friday morning. Players should bring shorts and running shoes to the school and b...

 

Ekalaka Town Council minutes

Regular Public Meeting Town Office: Wednesday June 15th, 2022, at 5 p.m. 1. Call Meeting to Order 1.1. Roll Call Council Mayor: Buck Kratzer; Council Member: Melissa Lovec; Council Member: Andrew (Andy) Wright; Council Member: Jim MacKay 1.2....

 

Free fair entertainment scheduled for August 12

The Waddington Brothers will be performing a free concert during this year's Days of '85 Fair and Rodeo. From south western North Dakota, The Waddington Brothers have been performing together since... Full story

 

Election connection

'Tis the season, election season that is. The federal general election will be held Tuesday, November 8 and will be conducted as a poll election in Carter County. While the timing of the election...

 

Alzada Community Club holds meeting

The Alzada Community Club held a meeting on July 25th at the Alzada Community Hall. Several community members participated in the meeting. With no previous meeting minutes to be read the group jumped...

 

Next Journey Quartet coming to Ekalaka

The entertainment for the Days of '85 Gospel Sing this year has local roots. Next Journey Quartet was begun in 2001 by four men with a love for Southern Gospel music and the desire to share the...

 

CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS

07-14-2022 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on Thursday, July 14, 2022, in the Carter County Commission Board Meeting Room of the Carter County Courthouse at 214 Park Street in Ekalaka, Montana. Steve Rosencranz,...

 

Dino Shindiggery success: Museum sees 663 weekly visitors

Numbers from one of the biggest yearly events in Ekalaka have started to come in. The 10th Annual Dino Shindig once again did not disappoint dino enthusiasts in attendance and provided a boost for...

 

4-H news

The Gumbo Gophers 4-H club recently held their annual community barbecue and fundraiser for the Alzada Fire Department and their club. The 4-H Club wants to thank all those who attended and made the evening a successful event. A great meal was...

 

Tookes named 2022 parade marshals

Greg and Susan Tooke moved to Ekalaka in 1976. With a degree in veterinary medicine, Greg had always wanted to return home to set up a vet clinic. Susan was dubious but was in lust at the time, and...

 

Celebrating a decade of 'Dino Shindiggery'

It’s been happening now for a decade. The 10th 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, dance the...

 

Days of '85 parade nearing

This year’s Carter County Days of ‘85 parade is quickly approaching. With the fair only three weeks away, now is the time for businesses, farms and ranches, churches, organizations and classes holding reunions to start brainstorming float ideas....

 

Fair planning continues

Plans for the Days of ‘85 are continuing as the event draws nearer. The annual county fair and rodeo is slated for August 11th through August 14th this year. On Thursday, sheep dog trials will be taking place at Ekalaka Track and Arena. A silent...

 

CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS

07-05-2022 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on Thursday, July 05, 2022 in the Carter County Commission Board Meeting Room of the Carter County Courthouse at 214 Park Street in Ekalaka, Montana. Steve Rosencranz,...

 

Alzada Community Hall meeting

On Monday, July 25th at 5 p.m. there will be a public meeting at the Alzada Community Hall. The meeting will be followed by a potluck. The Alzada Community Club will be providing the main course of pu...

 

Record low recorded Monday

In the early morning hours of Monday, July 11th, Ekalaka briefly reached a low temperature of 34 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. That temp shatters a record low for July 11th,...

 

New faces at local bank

In the last few months, customers have likely seen some new faces at Summit National Bank in Ekalaka. In total, the branch has recently hired four new employees, including three locals and one...

 

CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS

06-23-2022 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on Thursday, June 23, 2022, in the Carter County Commission Board Meeting Room of the Carter County Courthouse at 214 Park Street in Ekalaka, Montana. Steve Rosencranz,...

 
 By Terri McInerney    Local    July 8, 2022

4-H NEWS

The Gumbo Gophers 4-H Club held their 6th meeting of the year at the Alzada Hall. There were six members, 4 leaders and 3 visitors present. The club is planning a community barbecue on July 20th at 6 p.m. Free-will donations for the meal will go to...

 

Shakespeare in the Parks at Ekalaka Elementary

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks' performance of "Twelfth Night" was attended by nearly sixty members of the community on Tuesday evening at Ekalaka Elementary. The performance was again sponsored by...

 

CARTER COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS

06-13-2022 The Board of Carter County Commissioners met in regular session on June 13, 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,...

 

Ernest Tooke Memorial Match Bronc Ride

Nearly perfect weather with a high temperature of around 73 degrees provided a large crowd of spectators a pleasant afternoon to enjoy the Ernest Tooke Memorial Match Bronc Ride and Futurity on Sunday...

 

Superintendent Ely resigns

After nearly two years at Ekalaka Public Schools, the first part of which was spent as principal, Superintendent Stephen Ely recently resigned. Ely notified the board of his resignation in a letter se...

 

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