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Inaugural fly-in a huge success

Ekalaka Airport hosted an inaugural 97M fly-in on September 11. The event was exceptionally well received as over one hundred people attended. Fourteen planes and one helicopter were there, as were 8...

 

New grocery store opens for business

Back in March, the Eagle reported on what would be the newest addition to Ekalaka's Main Street. The much anticipated opening of Ijkalaka Grocery took place on Tuesday. At an impressive 5,200 square f...

 

Royal Court

2021 CCHS Homecoming King Turner Tooke and Queen Zoie Rost were crowned at coronation on Monday night inside the school's Tuggle Room....

 

Puptown Invitational Roping winners

The Puptown Invitational Roping took place on Sunday in Ekalaka....

 

Nearly connected

Concrete is being poured this week outside the new connecting wing at Ekalaka Public Schools. The project is now in its final stages. Aside from the exterior concrete, the new building still needs...

 

Pandemic helps grow local business

Abbey Bruski was selling products to locals and friends for about 10 years. Then the pandemic hit and she changed her business for the better. In the summer of 2020 when meat was being rationed in...

 

Input needed

Carter County is seeking public input regarding the County Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan Update. The current plan was developed in 2013 and has expired the usual five-year life span. As part of the plan update, the county re-evaluates the hazards...

 

Big Mac's Patch ready for third season

Big Mac's Pumpkin Patch is ready to open for the 2021 season. The drought, heat and grasshoppers didn't stop the pumpkins from growing, but go early to ensure finding the perfect pumpkin. Due to hay...

 

County suspends RFP for new healthcare facility

At their meeting on Monday, Carter County commissioners voted to suspend the request for proposals (RFP) for an operator and lessee of the new Carter County Healthcare Facility for the period...

 

Museum invites community members to reimagine Carter County's future

Carter County has been selected to participate in the 2021 Reimagining Rural Virtual Gathering that is designed to bring some fresh ideas about how to create a vibrant future for rural communities...

 

Vaccinations available at Public Health Dept.

The Carter County Public Health Department has appointments available for the COVID-19 vaccine on Friday September 3rd. Residents can call 406-775-6332 to schedule a time. The department would also like to know who may want to receive a third dose...

 

2006 CCHS grad returns to music program

Whitney Hamblin was attending Southeast Electric Cooperative's 75th Annual Meeting earlier this summer when a chance conversation with an old friend and current Ekalaka Public Schools teacher, Amy...

 

New social studies teacher

Adam Miller spent a few grades during his elementary school years living in a small town of around 100 people, so he's experienced small town living before. When asked about his experience in Ekalaka...

 

Mid-Rivers pays out nearly $4 million in capital credits

On August 20, Mid-Rivers Communications released its largest payment of capital credits in the Cooperative’s history to members and patrons, with a capital credit retirement totaling nearly $4 million. The higher retirement amount was made...

 

2021 Carter County Fair awards released

Most Blue Ribbons Ind.: Special - Heidi LaBree Ag Education: Grand Champion - Heidi LaBree Arts/Fine Arts: Reserve Champion - Ella Wright Auction Cake: Grand Champion - Natalie Foxley; Reserve Champio...

 

Parade results

CATEGORY Organization 1) Ekalaka Track & Arena 2) Carter County Museum 3) Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department Business/Farm/Ranch 1) Southeast Electric 2) A&A Stieg Wholesale 3) Klauzer/Hayden...

 

Beach volleyball champs

A team from Baker won Dawg House Pub's Days of '85 beach volleyball tournament at the town park on August 13th. From left: Jessica Boggs, Sheila O'Connor, Mandi Varner, Marisa Packineau, Shye...

 

AWANA clubs to begin

As summer is waning and school is starting, First Baptist Church is happy to announce the return of AWANA clubs. Beginning September 8th, clubs will meet every Wednesday for the duration of the school year. All clubs will meet at the First Baptist...

 

Public Health reminders and information

Carter County Public Health would like to remind residents who are on life support systems such as oxygen support to have an emergency plan for times such as a power outage. Individuals on an oxygen support system that would like to have their name...

 

CCHS classes reunite

Multiple Carter County High School classes held reunions over the Days of '85 weekend in Ekalaka....

 

Bump-n-run results

The Ekalaka Bump-N-Run Association had its race on Saturday, August 14th. There were 10 stock and 7 modified drivers with a total of two heat races for both classes and an 'A' main. All in all, the...

 

Baby Rogers

Titus Finnion Rogers was born at 10 p.m. on July 20, 2021 in Miles City to parents Branson and Joy Rogers of Ekalaka. He weighed in at 7 pounds 4 ounces and was 19 inches long. Paternal grandparents...

 
 By Susan Tooke    Local    August 20, 2021

2021 pet parade features hometown heroes

A record crowd was entertained during the 2021 Carter County Fair Pet Parade last Friday. Seventeen entries consisted of a variety of pets. The animals included a duck, a goat, a Highlander, horses,...

 

'Blessed to be back'

After spending nine months at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center, local Dennis Bishop returned home last Thursday. Bishop, pictured above with his wife Trish, developed Guillain-Barré syndrome after c...

 

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