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 By Kari Hould    News    October 13, 2021

Gold Star Mothers Honored at VFW

Sunday, September 26th was National Gold Star Recognition Day, and locally it was observed by the VFW Auxiliary at Buster Deo Post 4067. Two Gold Star Mothers were honored and their loss was...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    October 6, 2021

September was a Month of Remembrance

As the month of September “leaves” us we are left with gentle reminders of the ever presence of the military in our lives and community. A busy one, the month of September was filled with a time of reflection and remembrance time. The first week...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    October 6, 2021

POW/MIA Day Quietly Observed

The granddaugher of a Vietnam veteran, and great granddaughter of a Korean War veteran, Lauren Tuss, took pride and honor in the POW/MIA day of remembrance and honor. On Friday, September 17, she crea...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    July 28, 2021

Local Media Recognized by VFW Auxiliary

The Phillips County News and KMMR-FM Radio Station were both recognized and thanked for their support of Veteran projects this week during Military Appreciation Month. Each business was presented...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    June 23, 2021

Amer. Legion Jr.'s Participate In Awareness Event

Young and dedicated youth of the American Legion Juniors, Samme Gibbs, Denvyr and Lauren Tuss, on both short notice and zero budget worked over five hours for a combined energy donation of 25 hours to...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    June 2, 2021

Dodson appoints Arocha as Mayor

At a special meeting of the Dodson Town Council on Monday, May 24th, 2021 a Mayor was appointed to fill the remainder of the term of office of Mayor Terri Cole who had provided her resignation at the...

 
 By Kari Hould    Opinion    May 5, 2021

"COME GROW OLD WITH ME..."

Alas, the ol’ saying often leaves several generations with gaping jaws and wanting to argue that statement! As the saying then finishes off with.... “the best is yet to be.” And it does make one wonder about the “golden years” when it...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    April 14, 2021

Vietnam Veterans Remembered by Malta Students

While the day went by with little acknowledgment, Monday, March 29th was quietly remembered by several youth of Malta. Monday came and went. It was Vietnam Veterans Day, a day of recognition since it...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    March 17, 2021

The Soup is On at the Senior Center!

Saturday, March 20th will be an exciting day in Malta at the Senior Citizen Center. After a years hiatis of not having social or fund raising events, the calendar has been chalked up and the SOUP IS ON! Come on over to the Center and prepare to...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    February 24, 2021

February is Patriotism Month

A month dedicated to celebrate and observe Patriotism! This seems like the appropriate time to share some of the recent projects in the workings within our schools. Each year the VFW sponsors a creative essay writing event, “The Patriot’s Pen...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    February 17, 2021

Veterans receive Valentines Gifts at HLRC

Amid the cold and Covid, local youth delivered decorated goblets filled with fresh cookies to the Veterans and Gold Star Mother, Mae Walsh, at the Hi Line Nursing Home on Sunday. Honored were Wesley...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    November 11, 2020

Auxiliary honors WWII veterans and Gold Star Mother with 2020 Cookbook

Post 4067 Buster Deo VFW Auxiliary chose to honor pur local World War II Veterans and Phillips County Gold Star Mother with the 2020 Cookbook which has just arrived. Dedicated to their service, honored are Fred Allery of Whitewater, and Cliff...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    October 7, 2020

More than a name on a wall

On the Memorial Wall in Washington, DC on the VVM Wall, Panel 31w, Line 61, one will find the name "WALSH, TRUMAN J. and February 25, 1969, is a day Mae Walsh will never forget. It was on that day...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    October 7, 2020

Record musicians gather at jam session

With the lessening threat of CoVid19 local musicians gathered at the VFW and were joined by others from across the state to bring together a record-setting 16 musicians at the Jam Session on Sunday, Sept. 6th. It was noted that there were three sets...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    September 23, 2020

POW and MIA Day observed in Malta

According to statistics, there are still 81,755 military men, and women are still not accounted for. Nationally POW/MIA DAY (Prisoner of War/Missing in Action) was observed Friday, September 17th...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    September 9, 2020

Stevens elected Auxiliary 1st VP

Local American Legion Auxiliary member, Michelle Stevens, was elected last week to fill the vacant position of 1st Vice President of the local Unit 2. Michelle was elected with a landslide vote and...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    September 9, 2020

VFW Auxiliary cookbook heads to press

After many tedious hours of typing and submitting recipes online, VFW Auxiliary cookbook Chairman Michelle Stevens is relieved to have the prepared pages off to the press in Nebraska. The cookbook project is a fundraiser for the VFW Auxiliary and...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    August 19, 2020

Queen for a day - the Covid way

Friday the 14th of August was a special day for lifetime resident, Myrtle Hould. Amid the mandates and masks and fears running rampant, she celebrated her 97th birthday uniquely and wonderfully....

 
 By Kari Hould    News    July 1, 2020

Local officers attend State Auxiliary meeting in Great Falls

On Saturday, June 20, officers from District 5 Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary attended the Department meeting in Great Falls along with other officers from around Montana. The meeting was held to...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    January 8, 2020

Deceased Vets honored at Buster Deo Post 4067

As winter fell gently on the county to close out the year, the local VFW Christmas tree had a new set of ornaments in memory of the fifteen deceased Veterans from 2019. The tree is at the local VFW Buster Deo Post 4067 in Malta. As a project for the...

 
 By Kari Hould    Sports    November 6, 2019

FALL, FOOTBALL and FAMILY!

This season as the Malta Mustangs take to the football field as a team, a team of "family" also takes to the greens. Coach Nick Oxarart has three of his family playing on the Mustang team this year...

 
 By Kari Hould    Sports    August 21, 2019

It Runs in the Family: Wiese Family Racing

Pictured from left to right are: Jared Sienkowski, John Sienkowski, Aaron Wiese, Art Wiese and Justin Wiese. Just as racing runs in the family for the Jaynes family, it also runs for the Wiese...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    May 29, 2019

VFW Auxiliary Awards scholarship to Clausen

The Buster Deo VFW Post 4067 Auxiliary has selected Malta High School senior, Payton Clausen, as the recipient of the 2019 Scholarship. The scholarship in the amount of $500.00 will assist Clausen in his endeavors to pursue a degree in aviation, his...

 

'Who are the Sons of the American Legion' & upcoming events

Although the Sons of the American Legion has only been active in the Malta/ Saco area for less than 3 years, they have been in existence elsewhere for a lot longer. The Veterans of WW II and earlier conflicts encountered many individuals and...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    February 27, 2019

Kindergarten 'Pledge' prowess on display

"I pledge allegiance to the flag..." could be heard between the kindergarten rooms of Mrs. April Ost and Mrs. Janine Tuss in Malta Elementary School as the students took time to recite the Pledge of...

 

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