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 By Sarah Osmundson    News    October 18, 2017 

Pearls for Precious Angels October 21

Fall and the onslaught of snow and soon Christmas brings out a new kind of spirit for many of us. There will be much planning for holiday festivities and family gatherings. But unfortunately for some those gathering can also be a reminder of a loss...

 
 By Sarah Osmundson    News    October 18, 2017 

Two Chapters brought 406 Stars to Malta

The Order of Eastern Star was greatly represented by the 406 on October 6th. Montana has many chapters of the OES however several are now officially combined or must hold an Official Visitation...

 

Billie's flower garden and it grows

The Malta Dirt Daubers Garden Club held a soup supper meeting at Toni Ziegler's home last Monday evening, Oct. 2nd. Guest speaker Billie Maxie gave a presentation on how flowers influenced her...

 

Phillips County 4-H deliver Cookies!

The first week of October is National 4-H week and the Phillips County News was one of the lucky businesses of a delivery of home baked cookies on Thursday, Oct. 5th from the local 4-H. The variety plate was labeled “To Make the Best Better”....

 

101st Equity Co-op meets

On Thursday, September 7, 2017 Equity Co-op held their 101st annual meeting. Current Store manager Dale Kaasa presented the past manager Mark French with a Ruger American 17 HMR rifle. French served as the manager of Equity Co-op for 18 years and was...

 

Dirt Daubers continue first-day floral tradition

Malta Dirt Daubers Garden Club members spent last Tuesday cutting flowers of their own and from Norma Kelly's and Michelle Rock's gardens. At Dr. Mike Veseth's carport they were busy filling almost...

 
 By Sarah Osmundson    News    July 19, 2017

Malta News for July 19, 2017

Retired teacher, Deanna Bergstrom of Harlem, Mont. was chosen as Sr. Citizen of Blaine County this year in recognition of the volunteer work and significant contributions in the area. She lists her hobbies as knitting and quilting, including...

 
 By Sarah Osmundson    News    June 7, 2017

Sacajawea #37 places 36 Memorial Stars

Over the Memorial weekend, you may have noticed something new at Malta Cemetery. The local Malta Order of Eastern Star, Sacajawea Chapter #37 placed silver star emblems on the headstones of past woman members. The star emblems were discovered a...

 
 By Sarah Osmundson    News    April 5, 2017

Whist League crowns 2nd Annual Whist Champs

What is starting to become an annual event awarded whist players with $400 in Chamber Bucks. The Senior Citizen Whist League 2nd annual card playing came to an end this March. League chairman, Roger Ereaux reported that with the local sponsors they...

 
 By Sarah Osmundson    News    March 15, 2017

Malta native pens Montana Memoir

On November 30, 2016 the Phillips County News ran a photo identification request of the third man on the right of the now cover on Montana Memoir the book by authors William L. McGee and Sandra V. McGee. I won’t ruin the mystery as many of you...

 
 By Sarah Osmundson    News    March 15, 2017

Flower Show Judges share knowledge and talent

The Malta Dirt Daubers Garden Club sponsored a no host dinner and program on “Flower Arranging” on Monday, March 6th. Guest speakers were Mary Davis, Master Flower Show Judge and Joyce Hendricks, Accredited Flower Show Judge, both of Billings....

 
 By Sarah Osmundson    News    March 8, 2017

Americanism Program at Malta VFW on March 12

Annually the Malta Mason Lodge #57 and the Order of Eastern Star (OES) Sacajawea Chapter #37 have an Americanism Program. Previously the special guest speakers have covered historical characters of Phillips County to the proper folding and colors of...

 
 By Sarah Osmundson    News    March 8, 2017

Malta Mason Lodge #57 members donate beef

For the second year in a row the Malta Masonic Lodge #57 members have donated beef to the Hi-Line Retirement Center and with the help of the Order of Eastern Star (OES) Malta Sacajawea Chapter #37, also served the meal. The three members of Lodge...

 
 By Sarah Osmundson    News    March 1, 2017

Dirt Daubers welcome Flower Judges

Have you ever wished you could do arrangements that look like a florist did them? The Malta Dirt Daubers Garden Club March meeting will focus on “Flower Arranging” taught by Mary Davis, Master Flower Show Judge and Joyce Hendricks, Accredited...

 
 By Sarah Osmundson    News    March 1, 2017

Veseth Cattle holds 10th annual Bull sale at Pavilion

Wednesday, February 22 the Veseth Cattle Company of Malta held their 10th annual Bull Sale at the Pavilion. Dale and Janet Veseth wanted to do something special in appreciation to their customers. Veseth Cattle Co. and co-sponsor Lewistown Honda raff...

 

Earthquake, Music, Highway and baby critters: Books about Big Sky Country

The first days of winter are upon us and one might be looking for a more warm and indoor entertainment. A good book can satisfy both the young and old reading enthusiast. There were four new Montana based books released in 2016 one might consider. Ar...

 

Malta News for December 14, 2016

Darlene Keefer was recently presented a 50 year OES pin by Sacajawea Chapter #37 Conductress Dixie Stordahl. Keefer became a member of the Malta Sacajawea Order of Eastern Star in 1992. Keefer came to the Malta OES from the Ryegate, Mont., Isabell...

 

Spot Light for week of November 30, 2016: Terry Skones

Terry Skones Winner of the $250 Dino Dollars 'You're the Holly to Malta's Jolly' event held Nov. 20th What do you do? I am the VP & Cashier at the First State Bank. Favorite Animal? My dog Cooper. Favorite Book / Movie / TV Show? Too many...

 

Grapevine for the week of November 9, 2016

Who's Got Team Spirit! Question A: Why do you wear that team jacket? Question B: Who is your other favorite team? Skylar Gilkerson A: The Minnesota Vikings is one of my favorite teams. B: My favorite...

 

Around Town for the week of November 2, 2016

New Depot Roof This third week of October 2016 a crew from Meridian, Idaho replaced the roof of the Malta Depot. Edgar Sanchez is the owner of E&H Roofing and he said it would take about three to four days to replace the roof. “We just did the one...

 

Malta News: Clarabel Score

Pam Lynn would like you all to know that Clarabel Score is now living in Chinook at Sweet Home. Clarabel would love to receive cards and letters. Her new address is: Clarabel Score c/o Sweet Home, Room 3, PO Box 1149, Chinook, MT 59523. Her new...

 

OES Sacajawea #37 of Malta and Riverview #80 of Hinsdale hold joint Official Visitation

Marlene Pfaff of Laurel, Worthy Grand Matron of the Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star in Montana, will make her official visitation to Riverview Chapter No. 80 on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. She will be accompanied by Worth...

 
 By Sarah Osmundson    News    July 27, 2016

Minugh recalls tower building years

This day and age photographs are taken every second by cell phones, but that wasn't the case in the 1960's. A camera's film still needed to be developed in a dark room or taken to the local drug...

 

Classified Ads for July 27, 2016

Help Wanted The Phillips County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Part Time Dispatcher. A minimum of 16 hours per week and must be available to work some nights, weekends, and fill in shifts. Starting pay is $13.33 per...

 

State awards given to local Dirt Daubers

The Malta Dirt Daubers Garden Club participated in the Montana Federation of Garden Clubs state convention in Missoula held on June 23, 24, and 25, 2016. Four ladies from the local Malta Dirt Daubers...

 

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