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Loring News for Wednesday, January 19, 2022

The full moon greeted me this Sunday evening. The first full moon in 2022 is called the Wolf Moon, I don’t know why, I just read it on earthsky.org. The day was so sunny and clear! The temps for...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    January 5, 2022

Loring News for January 5, 2022

Happy new year to everyone! Can you believe it? 2022! Let’s go! Make the year one of the best. Good luck to the Bobcats from Montana State University in the championship game this weekend! Everyone...

 

Paleontologist Woodruff earns PhD

Friday, December 17, Cary Woodruff culminated his five years of post graduate studies by defending his thesis. He studied for his doctorate at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto under David...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Happy new year to all my readers. As I write this the temperature is -17 with a wind chill of -37. Unfathomable to most people. I am staying in today. But I look out and see some of the sharp tail...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Happy Winter Solstice to you all! It’s the day with the least daylight hours in the northern hemisphere happening on Tuesday! It’s a day I look forward to because it means the sun will start trave...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, December 15, 2021

It was certainly serendipitous when Pastor Bob got a tire that was going flat at Senior meals at the North Forty. He aired it up and started off for Malta. But he had planned to deliver a meal to Pat...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, December 8, 2021

If we get clear skies in the evenings you will be able to see Venus close to the horizon in the west, then a golden planet Saturn and even farther up in the sky a bright Jupiter! And as the week goes...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Wednesday we received about an inch of snow, the grass was covered, the highways were icy. But Rodney and I got to Billings in good shape. I helped cook some of the specialties for the Thanksgiving...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, November 24, 2021

The wind was strong and wouldn’t be satisfied til it wreaked havoc on something! So it chose one of my fifty year old ponderosa pine trees and dropped the top right in my drive way! But I have a...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, November 17, 2021

November is half over with! It’s almost 2022, just six weeks left! I know that’s not news, just caught me by surprise! Loring got rained on Sunday evening! It was wonderful even though it was...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Even though the Great Plains Dinosaur Museum is closed for the season, we had a busy week. I gave a school tour on Wednesday, for a small group of very interested students! Then we had A Night at the...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Only two more months till the year 2022! Seems like '21 flew by! Connie Wasson hosted Woman’s Club on Monday, with eight members attending. We discussed a project for the HLRC, reviewed the Loring d...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, October 27, 2021

I’ve said this before, if funerals weren’t for a person who has passed away, the gathering would be a joyous occasion! Debbie Dyrdahl’s family honored her wishes to have her final farewell at...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Today I finished my 10-day quarantine! I was pretty excited because I knew I was going to be ok and I’d go to church and do all sorts of things around the house and yard! Just a minute there, I’m...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Venus was in conjunction with the moon earlier this week. I had several people ask me which planet was so close to the crescent moon in the west! It was Venus, traveling behind the moon and appearing...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Welcome to October! I can vouch that the trees along the Milk River are beautiful this fall, all the way to it Bank! The yellows and greens of the cottonwoods combined with the occasional red or...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, September 29, 2021

9.22.21 Oh wow! The wind really kicked up on Saturday and actually ripped up a few shingles on my roof! So rude! But on the positive side, none of my trees broke off and smashed into my vehicle! Got...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The temperature this week has been really warm for this time of year. Most days were in the high 80’s and low 90’s! Still have some dew in the mornings, thank goodness! The gardens are slowing...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, September 8, 2021

The temps this last week have been pretty warm, but I do enjoy a warm day with a cool evening! I flew Cape Air to Billings and back this week. The ride was very smooth and uneventful, and I’d...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, September 1, 2021

The moon is waning and soon it will be a new moon, really dark, but great star gazing time! The rains were spotty this week. Every drop is welcomed! The grass greened up a little, and the dust was was...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Rain! Precious rain fell from the skies several times this week. Unofficially, the amount in Loring was 2 inches! Everyone has a big grin on and the grass is even a bit greener! The full moon this...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Good luck to all the students who start school this week! May you have a great year with lots of special memories and good friends! The Turner School is sponsoring a Sunday Funday on August 29, with...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, August 11, 2021

This year has been one for the books! After last year with the restrictions on travel, etc. I thought “back to more normal” would be great! I was not thinking about a record year for no moisture...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, August 4, 2021

With the smoke in the atmosphere, the sun looks neon orange as it sets in the west! It makes for very brightly colored sunsets and the moon is very orange when it comes up also! It is just starting...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Loring is still in the throes of summer with hot dry weather. I know some people thrive in the hotness, but I’m ready for highs in the 70’s. In three months I’ll be wondering why it’s so...

 

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