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Chicago band tour

Nate Louisignau, music teacher at Ekalaka Public Schools, is holding an interest meeting on Tuesday, December 17 at 2:15 p.m. for parents and students who would be interested in going on a Chicago band tour in 2021. The tour, he says, would be a...

 

Eagle holiday schedule

The Eagle will publish the regular Christmas issue on December 20. Letters to Santa and greetings from businesses and individuals will be included in the December 20 issue. The issue of December 27 will correspond with the usual date after Christmas...

 

Truck loaded with beer wrecks on Highway 7

A truck carrying forty-two thousand pounds of beer was on its way to Sidney when it wrecked just a few miles north of Ekalaka last Thursday. Plains Towing and Recovery out of Belle Fourche was on...

 

The spirit of giving

On Monday, Heather VanGelder from ONEOK presented an $80,000 check to Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association. The funds from the grant will be used to purchase twenty-five new Stryker hospital beds for...

 

Father-daughter dance will become annual event

Around forty local fathers and daughters attended a daddy-daughter dance last Saturday at Carter County Events Center. The dance was put on by the Puptown Pioneers Homemaker Club, a volunteer...

 
 By Tylinn Thomas    Local    December 13, 2019 

4-H NEWS

The Gumbo Gophers 4-H club met on December 7th at the Alzada Community Hall. President Natile Foxley called the meeting to order. Breanna Ulmer led the pledges. Treasurer Keenan McInerney gave the treasurer's report. Song leader Alivia Foxley led us...

 

More open house winners

More door prize winners from open houses held by area business on November 23 have recently been announced. Winners at the Avon Store, each winning a $10.00 gift certificate, were: Darin Schallenberger, Margie Burch, Peggy Tooke, Jim Pardee, Caleb...

 

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...

 

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Sagebrush Service Club is once again sponsoring a Christmas lights contest. Judges will be out and about on December 16 this year and would like people to have their lights on by 5:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for the top three places in this...

 

Grant received

Last week, the Eagle reported that Mid-Rivers Communications recently announced that the cooperative awarded fourteen educational technology grants to educational facilities and non-profit entities...

 

Give a gift to a Dahl resident this Christmas

Because of a love for the residents at Dahl Memorial, staff members have created an Angel Tree this year to make their holiday a little brighter. Each resident has listed a few items they need/want...

 

Former Broadus student continues his passion for the Civil War in the battlefields of Gettysburg

In choosing Gettysburg College and taking advantage of the many hands-on learning opportunities available to him, Jaeger Held is able to continue pursuing his passion for Civil War history and...

 

A list of lucky winners

Last Saturday’s holiday bazaar sponsored by Sagebrush Service Club, Summit National Bank’s Appreciation Day, and drawings by area businesses that were holding open houses produced a large number of lucky winners throughout the day. Prizes around...

 

Honor band and choir

On Sunday November 17, nominated members of the CCHS music department made their way to Ashland for 2019 District Honor Band and Choir. This year was the first time St. Labre has hosted the event....

 

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...

 

Kudlock completes master's

Vanessa Kudlock of Belle Fourche, South Dakota recently completed her Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Kudlock is currently...

 

97-year-old Klauzer a member of 79th Kansas Honor Flight

Frank Klauzer, a 97-year-old Montana native now living in Kansas, just returned from a three day trip to Washington DC as a member of the 79th Kansas Honor Flight. Klauzer is a retired Air Force...

 

Baby Bruski

Ryan and Abbey Bruski, Ekalaka, recently added another little girl to the family. Harper Ryan Bruski was born October 21 at 6:36 a.m., weighing 6 pounds 12 ounces and measuring 19 inches long. She...

 

Baby Hoffman

Madeline Rose Hoffman was born to proud parents Jordan and Maryella Hoffman of Plevna on October 25, 8:34 p.m., at Glendive Medical Center. She weighed in at 8.8 pounds and measured 20.75 inches....

 

Ekalaka Public Schools celebrate American Education Week

During this year’s American Education Week—November 18-22, 2019—millions of educators, parents, students, and community leaders are joining the National Education Association (NEA) in raising awareness about the critical need to provide every...

 

Honoring those who served

A Veterans Day program was held at Carter County High School recognizing local veterans on Monday. A light social hour kicked off the day's activities at around 2 p.m. Carter County FCCLA provided...

 

2020 Chamber Calendars available at Holiday Bazaar

The 2020 Carter County Chamber of Commerce Calendar, featuring local historic photos, will be available at the Saturday, November 23 Holiday Bazaar in the CCHS gymnasium. These make wonderful Christmas presents for friends and family. They only cost...

 

Drive meets quota

Last Tuesday’s blood drive in Ekalaka yielded twenty-six units of blood. Twenty-three people attended the drive and 21 were able to donate. Of those, 8 had appointments and 15 were walk-ins. Five people donated double units as the quota for the...

 

Ekalaka nearing precipitation record

As of Wednesday morning, Ekalaka had officially received 24.49 inches of precipitation, according to National Weather Service data. That number is 8.66 inches above normal. In 1971 Ekalaka received 26.95 inches for the entire year, the most on...

 

Happy birthday Neal Heggen

Around 15 people attended a birthday party for Neal Heggen on November 10 at the Senior Citizens Center in Ekalaka. Heggen turned sixty-nine this year and enjoyed all of the cards and greetings....

 

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