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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...

 

Loring News for October 23, 2009

Can you believe it? I’m in Arizona for a few days and reporting from my brother’s home. It is cool in the mornings and then it heats up to the low 90’s for the afternoon! Debbie Richau traveled...

 

Loring News for October 16, 2009

Happy Columbus Day! It sounds like the Heritage Day celebration was successful in Malta. Jay and Whitney Blunt were among the celebrants from out here. We had our second snowstorm on Monday and I'm...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    October 9, 2019

Loring Neww for October 9, 2019

Happy October, all my autumn people! Let's hope that we have a month of wonderful fall weather before winter visits again! I've had two raucous blue jays in the yard the last couple of days! Very...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    October 2, 2019

Loring New for October 2, 2019

Wow! This will be a September to remember! Lots of snow, wind, rain and pretty much a mess for the ranchers and farmers! The snow was so wet and heavy that it broke two branches off my trees! It made...

 

Loring News for September 23, 2019

Happy last day of summer and welcome to autumn! We have had an awesome week with the weather bouncing around a little. Hopefully, the crop can be harvested before the freezing temps of next week! Heat...

 

Loring New for Septmebr 18, 2019

Our area was saddened again by the death of Marie Wasson on Thursday. Her funeral was on Monday. She lived on the North Bench Farms the whole time I was growing up! Then she and her husband moved to...

 

Loring News for September 11, 2019

Congrats to Beau Simonson and the Mustangs on their recent win over Roundup! Kia Wasson played volleyball on Friday and Paige Wasson traveled with the junior high Mavericks all the way to the eastern...

 

Loring News for September 4, 2019

And just like that, August is gone and September is here! The buck deer are starting to lose their velvet, the kingbirds have migrated and the grass has gone to seed! Wednesday, as I was waiting for...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    August 28, 2019

Loring News for August 28, 2019

The rainy season hit us like a huge wave from the ocean! Combining in the area has ground to a halt! The crops had been producing a nice yield, but I'm not sure how the average will end up. I always...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    August 21, 2019

Loring News for August 21

What a week! Sympathy to the Glenn Compton family and to the Justin Lucas family! Two huge funerals for the week. So much sadness. I spent the week house/dog sitting in Billings. I picked up Fran...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    August 7, 2019

Loring News for August 7, 2019

What a week of summer weather! High temps and plenty of wind! And even at night, it didn't cool down much. But that is what summer is in Montana! Only one night of warm temps and that may be more noti...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    July 31, 2019

Loring New for July 31, 2019

Oh, the wonderful variation of weather in Montana! One day this week I'm sure the temperature was over 100 degrees, windy, and just miserable to me. But then the next day was in the low 80’s, still...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    July 27, 2019

Loring New for July 24, 2019

Much of the hay barley has been swathed and huge bales are being dropped in the fields as the farmers store up the feed for winter use. To me, it looks like a great year, if the swathes can get baled...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    July 17, 2019

Loring New for July 17, 2019

Just the typical summer days for this week, hot, high temps in the 90’s then afternoon or evening storms that don't last long but still make me worry! Today for instance, I was driving back from...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    July 10, 2019

Students at Symposium

Dr. Ray Rogers, professor at MacAlister University in Minnesota, attended the Judith River Formation Symposium in Malta recently with 13 freshman and sophomore students. These young people attend...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    July 10, 2019

Loring New for July 10, 2019

Happy July! And what a mixed up Mother Nature we have! The high temperatures ranged from the low 59’s to low 90’s! The rain was spotty, but where it rained, it was a deluge! We did not get...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    July 3, 2019

Loring New for July 3, 2019

What a wonderful week of summer weather! After the rains of last weekend, the bright sunny days were welcome, but then we'd have a thunderstorm in the afternoons right up until Saturday. The crops...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    June 26, 2019

Loring News for June 26, 2019

The rain came! I don't keep an almanac, but I don't think it has rained as much in June for five years or so. It really was a welcome rain! I've heard that we got more than 2.5 inches! Happy summer! W...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    June 12, 2019

Loring News for June 12 2019

Lots of baby gophers around now! The grass is growing tall enough it is harder to spot the little buggers! We had a small shower of rain on Thursday. We will be praying for more since the crops look...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    June 6, 2019

Loring News for June 5, 2019

Greetings readers of the Phillips County News! The week started out cool but we warmed up by the end of the week to 80+! As someone said we had our two weeks of spring and now it is summer! Most of...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    May 22, 2019

Loring News for May 22, 2019

The little song birds are returning by the droves! I saw the flycatchers, white crowned sparrow, eastern and western kingbirds, and lots of different warblers this week! It will be an interesting summ...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    May 15, 2019

Loring News for May 15, 2019

I know I've been remiss in getting my news into the paper on time. I have it written, but just don't get it sent in. So sorry. The last couple of weeks I've been spending a lot of time with Tom at the...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    April 24, 2019

Loring News for April 24, 2019

I saw two pheasant roosters fighting for territory close to 191N yesterday. I forgot how bright and flashy they are in the spring! Lots of Easter celebrating going on in the Loring community! Becca...

 

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