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Feek's Vision documentary preview at museum Dec. 19 and 20

The Carter County Museum will be showing two previews of the documentary film "Feek's Vision" on December 19 and 20, 2018 at 6 p.m. This footage will air during the National Finals Rodeo and the museu...

 

Archery management hunts for antlerless mule deer continue in Ekalaka, Glendive

The general hunting season has ended, but management season archery hunts for antlerless mule deer continue in both Glendive and Ekalaka through Feb. 15, 2019. No bucks may be harvested after the close of the general season (Nov. 25, 2018). The...

 

Jesperson honored at MSU

Ekalaka native Robert Jesperson was recently honored during this year's homecoming at Montana State University by receiving the Alumni Achievement Award. In addition to the award, Jesperson was induct...

 

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...

 

Annual lighting contest judged on Dec. 16

Sagebrush Service Club is again sponsoring an annual Christmas light decorating contest. This year's judges will be driving around town on Sunday, December 16. Participants who wish to be a part of...

 

Demolition begins

Demolition started this week on the old Ekalaka Elementary. Above, the 1952 addition is torn down while the original 1942 structure still stands. Current plans are for bids to go out in April of 2019...

 

Carter County Geological Society celebrates #GivingTuesday

This #GivingTuesday, Carter County Geological Society will celebrate giving by supporting the Carter County Museum's exhibitions, educational outreach programming and the Keep Collections Local Campai...

 

Reunion news from the Class of 1978

In September of 2017, it came to some from the CCHS Class of 1978's attention that they were edging close to 40 years since their high school graduation. Social media made it possible for the group... Full story

 

Meet with LIEAP and SNAP reps on Nov. 27

Representatives with The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) and Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will be in Ekalaka on Tuesday, November 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. Anyone interested in signing up for either of these programs...

 

22 donors attend local blood drive

Twenty-two donors attended the blood drive at Carter County Events Center last week. The drive yielded 28 units. Six donors gave doubles. There were 12 walk-ins. Organizer Darlene Carter Rose said that she met her goal. Jeff Venhaus won a gift... Full story

 

A list of last weekend's 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...

 

Jolly old St. Nick

Children from the surrounding area had a chance to see Santa at Summit National Bank's Appreciation Day over the weekend....

 
 By Kodie Olsen    Local    November 16, 2018

Take aim with Carter County 4-H Shooting Sports

Enrollment is open for 4-H Shooting Sports! Shooting Sports is a safe, fun and challenging activity that can become a lifelong passion to be shared with the entire family. The safe and responsible...

 

October weather

This Carter County sunset was captured on October 29. The area experienced below average precipitation and temperatures in October as Ekalaka received 1.16 inches of precipitation and had an average...

 

2019 chamber calendars available at Holiday Bazaar

The 2019 Carter County Chamber of Commerce Calendar, "Why Don't You Come to Ekalaka And See Your Friends?" will be available at the Saturday, November 17 Holiday Bazaar in the CCHS gymnasium. These...

 

A bright future

In the Fall of 2017, the superintendent of Ekalaka Public Schools asked for an energy audit of the new elementary building and the high school. Chad Reisenauer from Basin Electric traveled to Ekalaka...

 

Harkins law office transition

The old, weathered sign at Richard O. Harkins’ Law Office has been replaced with the shiny new sign of Jennifer A. Williams, PLLC. Harkins states, “The building has been sold after several months of joint sharing, and Jennifer will establish her...

 

Lambert honored with prestigious Holm Award

NOAA's National Weather Service recently named local Brice Lambert as a 2018 recipient of the agency's prestigious Holm Award for outstanding service in the Cooperative Weather Observing Program....

 

TV show films local episode

J&J Guide Service - Living the Dream Outdoors, LLC recently had Mark Kayser of Deer and Deer Hunting TV in Ekalaka to film a show. The show, which airs on the Pursuit Channel takes viewers into the...

 

Successful seasons

Doug Stieg (left) and his son, Justin Stieg (right), were rewarded for successful seasons in the Montana-Bump-N-Run at a banquet in Glendive on November 3. Justin placed third in the state for the...

 

Happy Halloween

Young children traveled area businesses to do some trick-or-treating for Halloween on Wednesday morning. Above, some of the youngsters who attend Gigglers and Wigglers Daycare and Preschool are shown...

 

Carter County High School and Ekalaka Junior High first quarter honor roll

A HONOR ROLL (3.5 GPA or higher) Claire Callahan Ryker Carroll Caleb Fix Seth Kennedy Kari Kittelmann Kendall Kittelmann Whitney Kittelmann Wyatt Kittelmann Hannah LaBree Heather LaBree Heidi LaBree Tylee Loehding Codi Melton Mick O’Connor Tyra...

 

Carter County 4-H members visit Dahl Memorial residents

Carter County 4-H members took some time to share their 4-H projects with Dahl Memorial residents on September 29. The experience was great for all that attended. Some of the projects that were...

 
 By Heidi Morton    Local    October 26, 2018

Family life and NRCS

This story was written by Heidi Morton, the daughter of Wayne and Deb Yost and a 2000 graduate of Carter County High School. The article was originally published in WiNNING Perspectives, Vol. 10...

 

Miss Montana encourages local students

Miss Montana 2018, Laura Haller, spoke to students in Plevna and Ekalaka on Tuesday, promoting "Own Your Movement" as part of her Crown to Classroom Tour. Laura Haller graduated from Boise State Unive...

 

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