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Phillips County Healthcare Foundation continues to give to PC Health Facilities

As with many of our local organizations, the Phillips County Healthcare Foundation faced fundraising challenges this past year, but they still found a way to continue to provide much needed donations...

 

COVID update for the week of January 13

On Thursday, January 7, 2021, The Phillips County Health Department reported three new positive cases of COVID-19. Those individuals are isolated and contact tracing has been completed. According to...

 

RCAN finishes up an amazing year!

A year ago this week, the Phillips County News quoted Katie Brown, "We want to give back to our community and showcase our heritage, and any profit that is made will go back towards RCAN so we can...

 

COVID update for the week of January 6

On Thursday, 12/31/20, The Phillips County Health Department reported four new positive cases of COVID-19. Phillips County currently has 16 active cases, with 432 cases reported since the virus was first detected in Phillips County. Of these, 404...

 

Stay Safe, Stay Well: COVID-19 Update fof 12/30/20

As of Monday, November 28th, the Phillips County Health Department is reporting an additional 4 active cases in Phillips County, which brings us to a total of 423 total cases. 21 cases are reported as active, with 390 cases considered recovered and...

 

PCHD urges community to stay home, avoid large gatherings

As of Monday afternoon, the State of Montana website is reporting 34 active cases in Phillips County, out of a total of 395 total cases. Between December 14 and 17, the Phillips County Health Department reported 30 new cases. 34 cases are reported...

 

Siren issue pops up in Council Meeting

Updates to the city phone system and community siren, progress on the City Pool Bathhouse, and new faces at Parks & Rec and the fire hall were the major topics of the Malta City Council at meetings held on November 24 and December 8. At the November...

 

Daubers' Christmas Barrel Winners

The year 2020 did not take away Malta's sense of whimsy and yuletide spirit! The Malta Dirt Daubers would like to announce the winners of the annual Christmas Barrel Decorating contest and gives...

 

On Facing a Blue Christmas

Undoubtedly, this Christmas is like no other for each one of us. Looking back on such a nasty year, it is hard to imagine the injustice of not being able to or facing the decision of whether to spend it with our loved ones. As a person who cherishes...

 

Walleyes Unlimited announces raffle winners

Six months ago, the future Malta Chapter of Walleye’s Unlimited was in peril as it faced the same challenge that many of Malta’s organizations have shared this year: how to reach their fundraising goals and stay afloat without being able to rely...

 

MHS welcomes back familiar faces

With the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak affecting both students and staff, the need to fill positions is currently the biggest challenge at Malta Public Schools. At the Malta School Board Meeting held on...

 

First Vaccines arrive in Montana, HLRC begins weekly reports

On Monday, December 14, 2020, the first doses of a Covid-19 vaccine were given to front-line healthcare workers in the United States. Ten healthcare facilities in Montana received the first 9,750 doses of the Pfizer vaccine. All of the states were...

 

Malta Trails News for December 16, 2020

At the monthly meeting held December, 8th, 2020, the Malta Trails leadership announced that the Great West Engineering Company will be brought on board to consult on the Milk River Bridge Project in...

 

From the Archives for December 16, 2020

100 years ago December, 1920 The equipment of the institution formerly known as the Tucker hospital was moved from the old location to the Survant resident, presented recently by Senator John Survant to the county for use as a hospital. Miss Ostenso...

 

Think ahead and Make Good Choices this Holiday Season

Phillips County Health Department reported 13 new cases between Friday, December 4th, and Saturday, December 5th.  At press time, there are 70 active cases, with 259 cases considered recovered for a total of 336 cases overall. At present, six...

 

Staff Changes at the Phillips County News

As the newest and most sentimental writer here at the Phillips County News, our new Publisher Pierre Bibbs may have made a brash decision when he asked me to write this article to both say aloha to...

 

COVID update for the week of December 2

Phillips County Health Department reported 15 new cases between Friday, November 27, and Sunday, November 29. At press time, there are 45 active cases, with 236 cases considered recovered for a total of 287 cases overall. At present, five residents a...

 

Malta EMS receives funding from Cares Act

The Phillips County Ambulance Service announces that they are to receive much-needed equipment through the Stryker Corporation thanks to the Montana CARES Act. The CARES Act is funded through $1.25...

 

COVID update for the week of November 25

As cases in Montana continue to surge, Governor Steve Bullock announced new public health orders that took effect on Friday, November 20th. Bars, casinos, breweries, distilleries and restaurants will be limited to operate at 50% capacity and must...

 

The Season for Giving

One of the things that Phillips County residents share is our spirit of giving and the willingness to help others. This is always a good time of year to share with others, and this year in particular there are many people that could use a helping...

 

Pippin Radiothon raises over $20K

Phillips County residents have once again shown their generosity and love for a friend in need with another amazing KMMR Radiothon, which was held on Friday, November 20. Callers contributed over $20,000 to Chayten Pippin’s medical fund as of the...

 

Former service members served at HLRC

The Malta VFW Auxiliary, Hi-Line Retirement Center, and the Malta Elementary School paid tribute to some of our county's heroes last week in honor of Veterans Day. Carolyn Schmoeckel of the Malta VFW...

 

Dodson School Community Service Project

As the Dodson Class of 2021 was working on scholarships this fall, they decided that a community service project to honor and thank the elders and senior residents of the Dodson community would be a...

 

COVID update for the week of November 18

Phillips County Health Department reported 15 new cases between Friday, November 13th, and Sunday, November 15th.      As of Monday, there are 30 active cases, with 196 cases considered recovered for a total of 230 cases overall. At present,...

 

COVID Update for the week of November 11

As of November 10, there are 31 active cases in Phillips County with 178 residents considered recovered, for a total of 213 total cases. One person is currently hospitalized, out of 13 hospitalizations overall. We have lost four Phillips County...

 

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