Week of February 28, 2024

  • Special People in Our Lives Get To Celebrate a Birthday Thursday

    Kari Hould, PCN Staff

    Steve graduated from Malta High School at the age of four, Janet graduated at age four, as well. Steve is now 17 and a grandfather. Needless to say, these two are indeed special. Steve Baeth and his sister, Janet (Baeth) Veseth are only two of a large number of people, over 5 million, who only celebrate their birthday every four years. Those 5 million are a mere .1% of the population! This is because they were born in a Leap Year, on February 29th. They are known as "leapers" or...

  • City Council: P.C. Cattlewomen Fight For Use of City Hall for Ag Day

    Kari Hould, PCN Staff

    Tuesday, February 13th the Malta City Council met at 5 p.m., in addition to the council members, also present were John Wright, Compliance Officer, and Taylor French. Minutes from the last meeting, agenda for the current meeting and claims were approved following a motion and a second. The motion passed unanimously. PWD Jim Truelove started the reports to the council members. He said the hydrants in Murray Trailer Court were being flushed. This action will hopefully clear up some of the slow...

  • Malta Lagoon Failure: Though Remedy Was Found, Repairs To Come

    Kari Hould, PCN Staff

    Last week, word was received from Public Works Director Jim Truelove informing Mayor John Demarais there was a problem with the lagoon not working properly. A state of emergency was declared from the City Office, which gave the Mayor the authority to make it a priority and get on the phone to start making contact with the necessary entities to begin the long and immediate process of fixing the situation. Demarais stated things were going good by the time he was interviewed and said that the...

  • Memories for Wednesday, February 28, 2024

    Compiled by Kari Hould

    10 yrs Feb. 26, 2014 Don Nevrivy celebrated his birthday on Feb. 20th by making a donation to the American Red Cross Blood Drive. He donated his 85th unit of blood; community-minded, he donated all his blood at the Malta drives. It seemed like business as usual for the Malta M-ettes who won the conference and district tournament this year. They did so by blowing past the Glasgow Lady Scotties 54-19 in the semi-finals on Friday and defeating the Wolf Point Lady Wolves 53-33 for the championship the next day. Admitting afterward she’d never...

  • Malta High School's Future Farmers of America chapter celebrated National FFA Week, February 18-26.

  • Attention Quilters!

    It’s time again for the 74th Annual Montana Seed Show, and with it, the 31st Annual Quilt Show. The show will be held Friday, March 8 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Saturday, March 9 from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the Band Room of Harlem High School. Bring your entries and entry forms to Richman Insurance on Main Street in Harlem by 5:00 PM on Friday, March 1. No late entries can be accepted. Great cash prizes will be awarded. Get busy and get those projects finished and enter them in our show! You can enter quilts, quilted wall hangings,...

  • School Calendars for the Week of February 28, 2024

    Class C Calendar Dodson Check out www.dodson.k12.mt.us to keep up with the Coyotes! Saco Feb. 28-Mar. 2: Eastern C Div. BB Tourney @ Glasgow Feb. 28: 2 PM Dismissal Mar. 6 -9: State C BB Tourney @ Great Falls Whitewater Feb. 28-Mar. 2: Eastern C Div. BB Tourney @ Glasgow Mar. 6 -9: State C BB Tourney @ Great Falls ---------------------- Malta School Calendar Feb. 29-Mar. 2: Girls BB N B Divisional Tournament @ Conrad Mar. 7 -9: State Class B BB Tourney @...

  • February Blood Draw Successful

    Kari Hould, PCN Staff

    The day after Valentine’s Day, individuals from Phillips County, and one from Blaine County, decided to be a sweetheart and give the gift of life…blood. Fifty-five successful pints were donated by those who would more than likely remain anonymous to the recipient. They gave unselfishly and from one heart to another. Red Cross Blood Draw coordinator, Teresa Hotchkiss was pleased with the turnout, as the goal had been set for 50 units…an extra five units is always welcomed. Held at the Event Center, the team from Great Falls kept the...

Season Ends for Mustangs at Northern B Divisional

Pierre Bibbs, Publisher

The 2024 season came to an abrupt end last Saturday night as the Malta Mustangs basketball team fell to the Glasgow Scotties in the 2024 Northern B Divisional Consolation Finals 70-68 in Malta. It was a bitter end for the Mustangs who went 2-2 last weekend, first winning their opening game against the Chinook Sugarbeeters 86-43 on Thursday, February 22, and then falling 54-51 to the Fairview Warriors in the semifinals on Friday, February 23. To qualify for the consolation finals, Malta defeated...

  • Noel Joseph Emond December 25, 1937 - February 23, 2024)

    Noel Joseph Emond passed away Friday, February 23, 2024. Noel was born on a ranch in South Phillips County on December 25, 1937. Noel spent his life working hard, being active in his community, and being a blessing to all. Noel loved to dance and call square dances. Noel is survived by his wife Sharon of 63 years, four children Angelia (Karl), Brenda (Murray), Dusty (Margaret), and Kory, and 6 grandchildren Jay (Mikell), Heather (Matt), Martin (Sarah), Jerry (Tori), Morgan, and Sydney. There...

  • Kathleen Marie "Ree" Simonson (February 5, 1932-February 19, 2024)

    On Monday, February 19, 2024, Kathleen Marie "Ree" Simonson, 92, beloved wife, mother and grandmother moved to her heavenly home after spending her final months in the loving care of Tony and Emily Simonsen at River's Bend Assisted Living. Ree was a woman of strong faith who loved the Lord and raising her family. Her life and legacy will continue to impact the ones who were blessed to be part of her life for years to come. Ree was born on February 5, 1932, in Malta, Mont., to Alexander "Alec"...

  • Briefly for Wednesday, February 28, 2024

    Malta Senior Center BINGO is every Friday at 1:00 at the Malta Senior Center Malta School Board Mtg School Board Meetings are held every second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the MHS Boardroom. Times and dates are subject to change. (March 13) City Council Meetings City Council Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at City Hall at 5 p.m. Knitting and Crochet Club The Knitting & Crochet Club will meet at Gone to Pieces Quilt Shop at 11 a.m. every Thursday. Lunch at River’s Bend Mon. and Wed. River’s Bend...

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