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 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    August 10, 2022 

Loring News for Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Harvest is in full swing around here. The crops are short but at least there is grain to put in the granary. The weather was very hot with a hot wind but then cooled off on Saturday. Just perfect weat...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, August 3, 2022

The end of July left us with really warm temps, a hot wind, and 24% humidity! The wind was so hot on Saturday I feared a grass fire starting up and zipping over the hills! Thank heaven it didn’t hap...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, July 27, 2022

What a wonderful day for the Sunday Funday in Loring. The sun was shining, and a slight breeze was keeping the temperature down a bit. The people were either soaking up the rays or staying in the...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Nature’s furnace has been on high this past week! The crops are ripening to a golden color. The peas are getting hardened up also. Seems a bit early to me but with the lack of moisture to begin...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, July 13, 2022

In Loring we had two really big storms this week. The rain fell, the wind howled, branches cracked off, the shingles flapped! According to my resource, we got one inch and two tenths in Loring. Up on...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    July 6, 2022

Loring News for Wednesday, July 6, 2022

The flycatcher babies have fledged! The sky around my Russian olives and the deck was very active with the flying newbies! Now I just have to wash the deck below their nest! Vacation Bible School at...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, June 29, 2022

This first week of summer has been great! Some warm days, some cooler days, mostly windy days, a smattering of rain. The wildlife is amazing! Baby antelope, deer, and birds, many porcupines on the...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Many of the Loringites attended the funeral services for Ruth Flansaas on Tuesday in Malta. We send our condolences to the family. I made the trip in to town on Monday evening for the sharing of...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The whole east side of Loring has been mowed and it looks really nice! Thank you to Kenny and Cindy Clark. The Loring Club tidied up the park in preparation of the community picnic on Wednesday!...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    June 8, 2022

Loring News for Wednesday, June 8, 2022

RAIN! I’m not sure how much but it is very welcome! Most of the calves are branded and waiting to be put out to summer pasture! This rain is such a blessing. I see the eastern and western kingbirds...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    June 1, 2022

Loring News for Wednesday, June 1, 2022

A big thank you to all our military people who fought for our freedom and gave the ultimate sacrifice. The urge to travel across the coulee and visit my parents’ graves was strong. Since I’m not...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    May 25, 2022

Loring News for Wednesday, May 25, 2022

I’ve seen more birds this week, mostly because I was sitting watching the trees and exercising my leg to get stronger! I saw a nuthatch, flycatchers, goldfinches, and, of course, the blackbirds,...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    May 18, 2022

Loring News for Wednesday, May 18, 2022

We were blessed with a nice gentle rain that kind of reminded us older folks of the rains we used to get! It was only one day but it made everyone smile! Now that we know it can happen I pray that it...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    May 11, 2022

Loring News for Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Another spring week with very strong winds and little rain. I have faith that the rain will come! I just hope it’s in time to make some grass grow and give the prairie a good drink! The migratory...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    May 4, 2022

Loring News for Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Happy May Day! Did any of you get flowers at your door? Did you catch your secret May Day deliverer? That used to be the funnest little race not to get caught! The gopher shoot was this weekend!...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, April 27, 2022

A wonderful surprise for me when I looked at my shelf with my amaryllis bulbs stored on it! One had grown a new bud shoot and will be blooming soon! Such a lift to my heart! Spring birds that I’ve...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Of course I know that a winter storm can roll through any month! This one was a doozy and we’ve had very little snow all year. Then overnight it snowed and snowed. No wind! So before we could have...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, April 13, 2022

When I went to AZ this time I missed the big wind event that was in northern Phillips County! I have not discovered any problems except a few branches down on the back yard. The electricity was off...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Congratulations to Dan and Judy Simonson on the birth of their grandson this week! Momma Kiana and daddy Matt are doing well! I am in Arizona with my brother Scott. He just retired, but not really...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Wow! Monday already! Last week was a beautiful spring week! I am still waiting for the true sign of spring…the song of the Meadowlark! I was looking around in my tiny flower bed and I saw a bit of...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Spring is officially here! Lots of geese flying north. The snow has melted except in the tree grounds. I’m just waiting for the meadowlark to sing his song for me! Cindy Clark hosted Loring...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Wow, the clocks have sprung forward one hour so it is more like spring. I always have a tough time when the time changes, but only for two days. I heard more geese flying over today. It’s a welcome...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Wednesday evening 3/2 the snow started coming down while we were at Ash Wednesday services and dropped about 4 inches overnight! Then on Thursday, it picked up again and maybe a couple more inches!...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Meteorological spring is on March 1. I know the gophers are out and a few birds are moving around. I’ve seen quite a few eagles and hawks. Astronomic spring is March 22, also known as the spring equ...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, February 23, 2022

February is the month that the bald eagles and geese return north! I admit I’ve seen eagles all winter, this year but I suspect it might have been injured. On the trip to Billings I saw several...

 

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