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 By Dixie Stordahl    News    July 1, 2020 

Loring News for July 1, 2020

The weather is typical for Montana, temps in the 90’s for the highs, lows in the low 60’s for a few days and then cool, windy, and rain! Yes, rain! So welcome! The summer basketball season is in...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    June 24, 2020

Good numbers at GPDM to start 2020

The Great Plains Dinosaur Museum has been open for two weeks and I’m happy to report that many people have stopped to see just what we had behind the big green metal walls! Since we were locked...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    June 17, 2020

Loring News for June 17, 2020

We had one day of summer this week. The temps were in the ’90s as were the wind speeds! No, I jest. The wind was only 70 mph! Plenty hot and sucking the moisture right out of the ground! Last week I...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    June 10, 2020

Loring News for June 10, 2020

Everyone is invited to the community picnic on June 17 at 5 p.m. with the meal starting at 6 o’clock. Come play a few lawn games, eat a burger and visit with your neighbors! It's at the picnic/park....

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    May 20, 2020

Loring News for May 20, 2020

Brandings and seeding are the two things going on mainly in our area! Good luck with both. The annual Compton cattle drive from Boulder, MT to Loring has been completed in the modern way by semi...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    May 13, 2020

Loring News for May 13, 2020

Spring weather is its usual unpredictable mix. We had nice warm temps close to 70 degrees, then cool, 30, downpours of rain, a little grapple, and plenty of wind! The moon is on its way to new and...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    April 29, 2020

Loring News for April 29, 2020

International Dark-Sky Week was a success out at Loring, even though the skies were cloudy for all but three days. I watched several Youtube videos about light pollution and then I watched The Earth...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    April 22, 2020

Dark-Sky Week brings skyward viewing chances

International Dark-Sky Week starts on April 19-26. It's the perfect time because the moon will be in the new moon phase and won't add light to the atmosphere. Around the world, people who are...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    April 22, 2020

Loring News for April 22, 2020

Phillips County has made it through another week without having a positive COVID-19 test result! Congrats to us for staying home, washing our hands and social distancing! The birds are gradually...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    April 8, 2020

Loring News for April 8, 2020

Greetings for a blessed Easter. Even with social distancing, stay at home, and wash, wash, wash, it is still humbling to me to realize that God gave his only son to save us! And then He arose and is...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    March 25, 2020

Loring News for March 25, 2020

Even with this horrible coronavirus making life different for most of us, it is reassuring that nature's cycles are right on target! Yes, the moon continues to go from new, crescent, half, gibbous,...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    March 18, 2020

Loring News for January 1, 2020

During this past week the ice in my yard pretty much all melted just in time for the new snow to lay on bare ground in piles! I think it must have dropped about 6-8 inches on Saturday! I took my...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    March 11, 2020

Loring News for March 11, 2020

Oh, the welcome raucous sound of the geese returning! Spring is on the way! Many antelope gathering up near mile marker 32-35! They look pretty good! The water in the Cottonwood Creek and Little...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    March 4, 2020

Loring News for March 3, 2020

Monday morning we woke to 27 degrees by the time I checked my thermometer and high winds and a very light snow that was falling from the west. Very stormy looking. Somewhere our spring popped back...

 

Loring News for February 19, 2020

2-12. Greetings to all my readers! And a happy birthday month to Mark, our editor! The Loring Lutherans held their annual meeting on the 9th of February with a delicious meal after church and the...

 

Loring News for February 5, 2020

Talk about a change of weather! The wind blew like crazy three or four days. The chinook wind started melting the snow and ice and I had a little creek running through my yard on Saturday and Sunday!...

 

Loring News for January 29, 2020

1-22. Congratulations! We all made it through a brutal week of subzero temperatures and blizzarding conditions! It will certainly look up from now on! The sun dogs were phenomenal on Friday! The Lorin...

 

Loring News for January 15, 2020

Loring Woman’s Club will meet at the home of Connie Wasson on Wednesday, January 15. One of the topics for discussion is the card party in April. I spent a few days in Billings this past weekend. I...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    January 8, 2020

Loring News for January 8, 2020

The Snowy Owls are interesting to watch. They sit on a post very quietly, just turning their heads every so often! But as soon as I start taking pictures of them it seems they know and take flight!...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    January 1, 2020

Loring News for January 1, 2020

12-25. A very merry Christmas to all! This week has been so busy, and the weather has been gorgeous for winter! The snow is getting packed down and very icy! I'm so careful when I have to walk outside...

 

Loring News for December 18, 2019

The weather has been normal for December, cold and snowy. I can't complain! I'm always thankful for my neighbors out here in Loring. They keep the town cleared of snowdrifts in the streets and by the...

 

Loring News for December 4, 2019

Happy December, everyone! Last Friday I went to Havre to pick up Cary Woodruff from the plane. He was taking some time off and spent several days at Loring. Lu Besel, Cary and I had a GPDM meeting on...

 

Loring News for November 20, 2019

11-13. Greetings to all my readers and special thank you to the veterans past and present! Our freedoms are something that we take for granted, but these men and women have fought for them! Thank...

 

Loring News for November 6, 2019

Let me just go on record right now, this changing time kicks my butt! I did remember to change my clocks, but my brain takes more time to change. Many cattle trucks have been traveling on the...

 

Loring News for October 30

Autumn is here for sure, or is it winter? The high temperature has been in the sixties or fifties, with the lows in the teens and low twenties. The wind blew so hard that all the leaves blew off the...

 

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