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Spelling bee winner

Fifth grader Corlan Laughery won the 2019 Carter County Spelling Bee on Monday. Her winning word was "leotard." The spelling bee was directed by Lynn Williams. Georgia Bruski, Betty Cline and Jessica...

 

2019 youth tour winner

Trinity Rieger of Plevna was chosen to represent Southeast Electric Cooperative at the 2019 youth tour to Washington, DC in June. Trinity is the daughter of John and Teresa Rieger. To be chosen,...

 

Smiths attend Young Ag Couples Conference

Carter County Conservation District recently nominated Clay and Tara Smith to attend the 39th Annual Young Ag Couples Conference in Helena. The Young Ag Couples Conference (YACC) is designed to encour...

 

NPGA elects McCabe as secretary

Matt McCabe was elected as the Northern Pulse Growers Association (NPGA) secretary by the Northern Pulse Growers Association board of directors on January 29. McCabe, a 2008 CCHS alumnus, graduated from MSU with a crop science degree and has been...

 

Stock show champion versatility horse won by Long Pines Land and Livestock

The Black Hills Stock Show's Versatility Ranch Horse competition is two days and six events of cow work, cutting, reining, trail and more. When the dust settled January 28, 2019, Long Pines Land and...

 

PUPS awards

First and second quarter Positive Upstanding Polite Students (PUPS) awards were given to deserving students on January 25 at Ekalaka Elementary. Winners of the awards for grades K-6 are pictured...

 

Father Tobin celebrates 85th birthday

A large group of friends helped Father Thomas Tobin celebrate his 85th birthday at the St. Joan of Arc Parish Hall last Wednesday. The St. Joan of Arc parish hosted dinner. About Father Thomas Tobin...

 

Shooting Sports success

The Carter County 4-H Shooting Stars hosted their sixth annual Invitational Shoot on February 2nd, 2019 at the Fallon County Indoor Shooting Range and Fallon County Exhibit Hall. There were 89 4-H...

 

Local woman offers services to four-legged friends

Jennifer Bird first learned about equine massage therapy while attending Montana State University. "The things that therapists could do for a horse always intrigued me," she said. A 2007 Carter County...

 

Girl Scout gives back

Area residents might recognize Ekalaka Elementary third grader Cordelia Cofer because there is a good chance she has sold them delicious Girl Scout cookies, probably more than once. Cordelia is a...

 

Williams extends Ekalaka office hours

Jennifer A Williams recently announced extended hours at her Ekalaka office. She is available Monday through Saturday on the third week of every month. In September of 2017, the attorney opened a satellite office in Ekalaka as an associate attorney...

 

Forty-five coyotes harvested at annual hunt

Forty-five coyotes were harvested at the 6th Annual Cap Keith Memorial Coyote Hunt last weekend in Ekalaka. This year was the first time that the hunt ran for two days, from Friday night after a 7...

 

Goal reached at blood drive

Twenty-three donors gave 29 units of blood at the last community blood drive in Ekalaka. Four new donors attended and 12 walk-ins helped organizer Darlene Carter-Rose to achieve her goal. She was especially grateful to reach her goal since National...

 

Frye on honor roll

Montana State University recently announced its undergraduate honor rolls for fall semester 2018. There are two MSU honor roll lists: the President’s and the Deans Honor Roll. Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours to be on either...

 

Arledge, Schell announce engagement

Wade B. Arledge of Sanco, Texas and Saxon D. Schell of Capitol, Montana recently announced their engagement. Mr. Arledge is the son of Dr. Joe W. Arledge III, DVM, of Sanco, TX, and Annette L....

 

Verizon to purchase Mid-Rivers cellular network

Mid-Rivers Communications has agreed to sell its cellular network assets to Verizon. Included in the deal are the Mid-Rivers mobile wireless sites in areas where Verizon does not currently have...

 

Old jail moved

The old jail building in Ekalaka that sat behind the courthouse and next to Dahl Memorial was torn down a few weeks ago. After the west wall was removed, the steel jail inside was pulled out and...

 

Winter Ag Series

Dr. Emily Meccage discussed her research with alternative forages at Fallon/Carter County Extension's Annual Winter Ag Series on January 8 in Ekalaka and January 9 in Baker. Other program topics...

 

Lumber lost

Traffic was backed up on Highway 7 last Thursday after a semi carrying a load of lumber went off the side of the road and tipped over. The wreck happened near the Medicine Rocks Church turnoff, about...

 

New bus for Ekalaka Public Schools

Ekalaka Public Schools students are traveling safer now after the purchase of a new bus. The old activities bus, which was fully depreciated, had broken down on multiple trips over the last two...

 

The youngest Lovec

Hutson Vincent Lovec was born to proud parents Cory and Ashley Lovec on January 7 at 6:45 p.m., weighing 8 pounds 6 ounces and measuring 21 inches long. Paternal grandparents are Steven and Tricia...

 

Shooting Stars Invitational support

The Carter County 4-H Shooting Sports Program is asking for support at the 6th Annual 4-H Shooting Stars Invitational scheduled for Friday, February 1 and Saturday, February 2 at the Fallon County Shooting Range and Exhibit Hall. This event will...

 

Carter County 4-H/ FFA Beef weigh-ins

Twenty-one Carter County 4-H and FFA youth members weighed in 34 market steers on December 27 at the Ekalaka scale. All of the market steers that were weighed in are ranch raised here in Carter...

 

Come explore with Cloverbuds

Cloverbuds is a 4-H program for youth between the ages of five and seven that allows them to explore 4-H prior to being eligible to become a full-fledged 4-H member. This year in Cloverbuds, kids will...

 

Gyllings welcome baby

Annabelle Ruth Gylling was born to Shane and Melody Gylling on November 9, 2018 in Tyler, TX. She was welcomed by grandparents Mike and Kathy Malenovsky of Ekalaka, MT and Edward and Bonnie Gylling...

 

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