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Unofficial town election results

Unofficial results of the General Municipal Election for the Town of Ekalaka show that Raquel S. Williams, David Loudermilk and Jimmy W. Mackay have been elected to the Town Council. Williams, who ran unopposed for a four-year term, received 134...

 

4-H wants you to be safe

Carter County 4-H Ambassadors recently worked to encourage students to be safe during the Halloween season. Ambassadors plan and put on a safety program annually, prior to Halloween. The group...

 

Yates celebrates 95th

Amidst a crowd of family and friends, longtime Carter County resident Anabel Yates celebrated her 95th birthday at Dahl Memorial Healthcare in Ekalaka last Wednesday. Party goers enjoyed...

 

October temperatures well below norm

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Dahl Memorial Healthcare facility was held on September 6. Since then, Ekalaka has received 5.34 inches of moisture, and several inches of snow. The majority...

 

Ekalaka Public Schools parents and students

Please stop by the lost and found pile to retrieve lost items! A donation of unclaimed goods will be made to The Salvation Army after November 1st. The lost and found is located inside Ekalaka...

 

Voters have one week left to hand-deliver ballots for November 5th election

The Montana Association of Clerk and Recorders (MACR) and the Commissioner of Political Practices (COPP) want to remind voters that all hand-delivered ballots must be delivered by November 5 and that any person who delivers a ballot on behalf of...

 

Town of Ekalaka General Election

This year’s General Municipal Election for the Town of Ekalaka will be a mail ballot election. On Wednesday, October 16, the Carter County Clerk and Recorder’s office mailed ballots to all registered active voters who reside within the...

 

Local veterinarian to retire after 42 years

Dr. Greg Tooke is taking down his shingle after forty-two years of serving Carter County and the surrounding area. In 1975 Greg Tooke came back to Ekalaka to set up the first veterinary practice in...

 

4-H members visit Dahl residents

Carter County 4-H members took some time to share their 4-H projects with Dahl Memorial residents on October 13 in Ekalaka. The experience was great for all that attended. The day was a part of "Live...

 

Carter County native to speak at youth conference

Kylan Klauzer, a Carter County native who attended school in Baker, will speak at this year's Positive Choices Youth Conference on October 29th and 30th. Klauzer was born and raised in southeastern Mo...

 

Ag producers Invited to attend ARC/PLC meeting on October 29

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) and Montana State University are hosting a Farm Bill meeting on October 29, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the Thee Garage meeting room located at 19 W. Montana Avenue in Baker. The meeting is free and open to the public.  Meeting...

 

Open houses for pronghorn study

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host four open houses next week in Region 7 communities to discuss a six-year pronghorn population and movement study. Open houses are slated for Monday, Oct. 21 in Ekalaka, Tuesday, Oct. 22 in Broadus and...

 

Preschool screening Tuesday, October 22

Ekalaka Public Schools will hold child find developmental screening on Tuesday, October 22nd from 12:30 to 4 p.m. in the Ekalaka Elementary gym. This free developmental screening is designed for children ages 0-5. Children aged 3-5 years will be...

 

Ekalaka Community Choir practice starting

Ekalaka Community Choir members will begin practicing for upcoming performances on Tuesday, October 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. Practices will take place at St. Elizabeth Lutheran Church in Ekalaka. The choir, under the direction of Ekalaka Public Schools...

 

Utilize Bulldog Fitness Center this winter

Ready to start exercising inside? The Bulldog Fitness Center is ready and waiting. Anyone who is not currently a member and is interested in becoming one can stop at the high school office, sign a liability form and acquire a key fob. It’s that...

 

4-H news

The Gumbo Gophers 4-H Club met October 4th at B&J’s in Alzada to decorate their hay bale and have their first meeting. Thanks to Bill Walker for the bales and B&J’s for letting us display them there. The slogans were “Power Up, Join 4-H” and...

 

Gianforte in Ekalaka

Congressman Greg Gianforte met with county commissioners and other local officials in Ekalaka on October 3. Gianforte learned more about some of the issues facing Carter County, including progress on...

 

Lovec graduates from basic training

Private Annette Lovec graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri on September 26. Her mother, Melissa Lovec, and sister, Holland Lovec, traveled to attend the short ceremony...

 

Join local 4-H'ers to celebrate National 4-H Week

4-H youth around the country are celebrating National 4-H Week from October 6-12 this year. Every year, National 4-H Week showcases the learn-by doing experiences that 4-H offers young people and...

 

Chamber plans FestiFall

Carter County Chamber of Commerce members are currently planning their Second Annual FestiFall, a fun-filled family event named last year by Chamber President Eva Grimes. FestiFall is scheduled for Saturday, October 12, coinciding with the Willa...

 

Mid-Rivers secures zero-interest loan for Dahl Memorial Healthcare

Mid-Rivers Communications has been awarded a zero-interest Rural Economic Development Loan (REDL) from USDA Rural Development on behalf of Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association in Ekalaka. The REDL program provides funding for rural projects through...

 

Prescribed burning starting for Sioux Ranger District

The Sioux Ranger District, Custer Gallatin National Forest and the Bureau of Land Management, Miles City Field Office are planning for a series of fall burns starting as early as October 7, 2019. Prescribed burns will be dependent upon proper fuel...

 

Baby Nies

Kylie Kate Nies was born on September 28 to proud parents Matt and Ami Nies of Ekalaka. Kylie weighed 7 pounds and was 19.5 inches long at birth. Paternal grandparents are Frank and Karen Nies of...

 

Model T owners enjoy Ekalaka

A group of Ford Model T enthusiasts spent three days in Ekalaka last week. Members of the group come from all over the country and get together every year to travel back roads in an area chosen by...

 

Local FFA chapter hosts district competition

Carter County hosted the District FFA fall contest on September 23 in Ekalaka. Nine FFA chapters from the eastern district: Baker, Broadus, Carter County, Forsyth, Glendive, Miles City, Plevna,...

 

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