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Dahl Memorial receives over $70,000 from 5 separate donations

Dahl Memorial Hospital has received generous donations of $62,917.15 from Zoe Waldren, $5,000 from an anonymous family, $2,000 from Luther and Marlene Waterland, $500 from an anonymous donor, and $400 from the class of 2002 in memory of Lois Lambert...

 

Baby Erfman

Ember Marie Erfman, daughter of proud parents Sam and Misty Erfman of Ekalaka, was born on December 2, 2020. The little one was born at 8:58 p.m. at Spearfish Monument Health weighing 6 pounds 11...

 

Mexican restaurant opens at local landmark

"I didn't know what I wanted it to be, but I didn't want it to be torn down," Sarina O'Connor told the Eagle on Tuesday. O'Connor was referring to the old stone building located at 102 Short Street...

 

Dahl Memorial angel tree at courthouse

In recent years Dahl Memorial staff have set up an angel tree near the hospital entrance for residents. Since the hospital is currently closed to visitors due to COVID-19, the angel tree will be set up at the entryway to Carter County Courthouse...

 

Eagle holiday schedule

The Eagle will publish the regular Christmas issue on December 25. Letters to Santa and greetings from businesses and individuals will be included in the December 25 issue. The issue dated January 1 will correspond with the usual date after...

 

MCF awards $31,000 in grants to local communities as they "ReImagine" what is possible

The Montana Community Foundation, Inc. (MCF) is awarding over $31,000 in “ReImagine What is Possible” grants to local community foundations and organizations that participated in the second installment of ReImagining Rural (RR2), a partnership wi...

 

Spreading light

A group of community members has put in the legwork to put on a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Ekalaka. The lighting will take place at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 11 at the vacant triangle lot...

 

Submit your family history

Carter County Museum recently announced that a "Shifting Scenes Vol. V" is in the works. Museum staff are asking residents and "everyone who has set foot in Carter County and been a part of its...

 

Carter County livestock producers reminded to report forage losses by Feb. 1

Carter County U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Samantha Wright reminds livestock producers who suffered grazing losses that occurred throughout 2020...

 

Ekalaka schools closed this week

Last Thursday the unified school board for Ekalaka Public Schools approved distance learning during the entire week of Thanksgiving. In total, the school is closed for two and a half days this week; Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning. School was...

 

Annual Christmas lighting contest a go

Sagebrush Service Club was unable to host an annual holiday bazaar this year, and the club is not having their Christmas party either, but plans to sponsor the annual Christmas lighting contest for homes and businesses is a go. Homes and businesses...

 

Dahl Memorial Healthcare releases holiday schedule

The schedule for the clinic, business office and pharmacy at Dahl Memorial during the holiday season follows. Thanksgiving: Closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27. Christmas: Closed at noon on Thursday, December 24 and all day on...

 

A Personal Experience of Lawrence Johnston

Deciding I was as well concealed as possible for the moment, I lay there thinking of the past and speculating as to my chances for a future. The area was soon swarming with curious civilians and German troops. I could hear their shouts above the...

 

Celebrating another season

J&J Guide Service owners Rich and Sue Schneider are currently finishing up their ninth season in Ekalaka with a second hunting camp in Martinsdale....

 

National Guard troops sent to Dahl Memorial

Two members of the Montana Army National Guard are currently working alongside staff at Dahl Memorial Healthcare. Private Drake and Staff Sergeant Thomson arrived in Ekalaka earlier this week....

 

Honoring all heroes this Veteran's Day

Veteran's Day, which is celebrated annually on November 11, commemorates the hardworking men and women who sacrifice their time and put themselves in harm's way to defend the country's core values of...

 

A Personal Experience of Lawrence Johnston

While reading through Shifting Scenes Vol. IV, I discovered an article by Lawrence Johnston whose family lived at Ridgway. He was in the Air Force during World War II and relates his experience. The article is quite long and will have to be shared...

 

Unofficial general election results

A whopping ninety-four percent of the 926 registered voters in Carter County cast ballots in the 2020 Federal General Election. That number is up substantially from a 78 percent voter turnout in 2018...

 

Carter County Museum community quilt now finished

Earlier this year, Carter County Museum called on community members to send in quilt block designs that would be used to create a community quilt. In September, Denise Elmore of Forty 5 Degrees North...

 

COVID-19 cases

As of Tuesday, November 3, Montana reports a cumulative total of 35,159 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 909 new cases since yesterday, 12,770 active cases, and 21,990 people considered recovered....

 

Champion cow horse makes return to competition after five years

The most exciting fourteen days in reined cow horse competition is when top contenders compete in the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity. In 2020, that took place Oct....

 

Tooke bucking horses inducted to Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage inductee: Tooke Bucking Horses (established 1943) District of induction: 3 On a ranch thirteen miles west of Ekalaka, Montana, roam nearly sixty...

 

Time to mail your ballot is now, election administrator advises

Don’t wait any longer to get your ballot in the mail, local Election Administrator Pamela Castleberry is recommending. At the very least, mail your ballot at least two weeks before Election Day, to ensure it has plenty of time to arrive. Mail...

 

Burn ban lifted

Carter County Sheriff Neil Kittelmann, with the approval of the Carter County Commission, announced on Monday, October 19 that the 2020 burn ban has been lifted. Residents of Carter County must call in to the sheriff’s office at (406) 775-8743...

 

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