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New Year, new water project woes

It is a new year, with a new mayor, but some things never seem to change as problems with City of Malta’s water project persist. At last Tuesday night's Malta City Council meeting — the first of... Full story

Officer Hould honored by Tucson PD

The Tucson Police Department recently recognized six officers of the 700-plus officers on staff for their hard work and dedication to the community. Officer Preston Hould, an 11-year veteran on the... Full story

Whitewater News & Opinion for January 17, 2018

Recently I visited a man from South Malta. Their water was frozen for a week. Sympathy to them. There were ballgames with Dodson on Saturday. Games were good and attendance was better. There was a...

Loring News for January 17, 2018

Sympathy is extended to the Dave Clark family on the death of his niece. Dave and Cindy took a road trip to Minot for a brief visit with the family. I can't even comment on the weather because all...

Memories for the week of July 17, 2018

100 years ago January 24, 1918 John Harmon and Cid Hould had completed the knitting of sweaters for the Red Cross. ̕^^^ Jailer and Mrs. Phil Doucette were the parents of a little daughter. ^^^ Mrs. ... Full story

Mustangs win Choteau Classic

The Malta/Whitewater Mustangs Wrestling team hit a major milestone in the 2018 season, winning the Choteau Classic, a two-day event that started on Friday, January 12 and ended on Saturday, January... Full story

Mustangs fall to Shelby, Glasgow

The Malta Mustangs struggled to find offensive rhythm last weekend as they lost close, low-scoring games to Glasgow and Shelby. “I didn’t feel that we played very well in Glasgow,” Coach David...

Former M-ette honored

Bobbi Knudsen, a former Malta M-ette and Montana State University Billings (MSUB) YellowJacket guard was honored on Saturday, January 6, in a special way. Knudsen's number, 21, is the third in the...

Lady Mavs defeat Bearcubs, Lions

The North Country Lady Mavericks are 9-2 after picking up a pair of 3-C wins last weekend. “We put together a pretty decent weekend of games,” North Country Head Coach Amber Erickson said. “We...

Coyotes pick up more wins!

The Dodson Coyotes picked up a pair of wins this past weekend over Frazer and Lustre, putting them in third place in 3C basketball. "These wins were big but we have got a long season ahead," Coyotes...

It's been a while

I appreciate the patience. As you all know our editor was out for a few weeks, so I had the chance to gain valuable experience as a short term newspaper editor. I am proud of how our short-handed...

Mavs pick up two 3C wins

The North Country Mavericks picked up a pair of conference wins this weekend as they defeated both Lustre and Frazer. The Mavs traveled to Lustre to defeat the Lustre Christian Lions 57-43 on Friday, ...

As long as you love me so...

Let it snow. My thoughts on snow have changed over the years. As a kid growing up in Indiana, a decent snowfall typically meant a break from school. Half a foot was enough to shut down the buses. It ...

Loretta Jean Brown

Loretta Jean Brown, 70, passed away peacefully December 18, 2017, after a brief battle with cancer. Although she will be missed terribly we know she is happy to be back with her parents and her...

James Edward Maxie

James Edward Maxie, 91, retired Border Patrolman and Phillips County Undersheriff, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018, at the Hi-Line Retirement Center in Malta, of natural causes. A family prayer ...

H. Keith Stine

Malta, Mont - H. Keith Stine, 95, Veteran died Thursday, January 11, 2018, of natural causes. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services with full military honors will be held in the spring....

Richard Dennis Eklund

MALTA- Richard Dennis Eklund, 49, a mechanic, passed away of unknown causes December 2017. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Kirkwood...

Seigfried "Freddie" Soennichsen, Jr.

BILLINGS- Seigfried "Freddie" Soennichsen, Jr., 83, retired Air Force, passed away January 11, 2018, in Arizona, where he spent his winters. Viewing and sharing of memories with the family will be...

Mary Ileen Pekovitch

MALTA- Mary Ileen Pekovitch 87, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Hi-Line Retirement Center with her family by her side. Viewing will be at Kirkwood Memorial Chapel on Thursday, January...

Ruby C. Cochran Shoemaker

Ruby C. Cochran Shoemaker, 90 of Hays, Mont., passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018, at the Hi-Line Retirement Center in Malta. A wake was held starting on Friday, January 5, 2018. and a funeral...

Legal Ads for January 17, 2018

Big Flat Electric is calling for bids on two service trucks. Both are sold “As Is” and the buyer must take delivery. 2011 1 Ton Dodge Diesel – Cab and Chassis. The transmission is out and it uses antifreeze. 155,083 miles. No minimum bid....

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