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 By Mark Foss    News    January 19, 2022 

Malta High School Hosts its First Career Day

Malta High School held its first Career Day on Wednesday, January 12. Students from Malta, Dodson, and Whitewater attended and viewed presentations from over 40 businesses and occupations. The...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    January 19, 2022 

City Council Elects President, Approves One Year Committee Appointments

The Malta City Council elected Bonnie Wiederrick as the Council President at their first meeting of the year on Tuesday, January 11. The Council also approved the one-year appointments for the following: Zoning Administrator- John Demarais; Bear Paw...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    January 19, 2022 

Fair Board Announces Ian Munsick as Headliner for 2022 P.C. Fair

"The Phillips County Fair Board is proud to announce that Ian Munsick will be headlining the 2022 Phillips County Fair Concert on Friday, August 5," said PC Fair Board member Shane Anderson. Munsick...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    January 19, 2022 

Speech and Drama prepares for Divisionals

The Malta Speech and Drama Team is preparing for the Class B/C Divisional Meet in Choteau on Saturday, January 22. The team last competed on January 8, at the Shelby Invitational. Izzy Hallenberg got 2nd place in the Dramatic Oral Interpretation...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    January 19, 2022 

School Board Hears Updates After Break, Approves Two New Lifts

During the last School Board meeting, the board approved the purchase of two new lifts for the Malta High School. The old lifts that the school has now are beyond repair. There are no parts available. Because these lifts are used for cleaning...

 

Memories for Wednesday, January 19, 2022

10 years ago- Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Mortenson 2nd in state VFW contest Riley Mortenson won the VFW Post 4067 local Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest and placed second at the state level. She won with her essay on the topic “Does Patriotism Still...

 
 By Mark Foss    Sports    January 19, 2022 

Three Wrestlers Place for the Mustangs at the Cowboy Invite

The Malta Mustang grapplers were in Miles City last Friday and Saturday, January 14-15, for the 63rd Annual Cowboy Invitational. “That is a tough tournament,” said Head Coach Jake French. “It’s an all-class tournament, so we’re going to...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    January 12, 2022

Eleventh Annual Military Dinner Celebrated at Malta VFW

A group of about 50 of our local veterans and their families enjoyed a wonderful dinner and good company at the eleventh annual Military Dinner at the VFW Club on Saturday, January 8. As the guests...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    January 12, 2022

Two Councilpersons Sworn in at Last Meeting of the Year

It was a quiet and quick City Council meeting on December 28, 2021, as Councilman Sintler and Mayor Demarais could not make it in for the last meeting of the year. Councilperson Bonnie Wiederrick called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. The only new...

 

Memories for Wednesday, January 12, 2022

10 years ago- Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Speech team third at Fergus meet The Malta Speech and Drama Team competed at the Fergus High meet in Lewistown last Saturday, placing third in the Class B speech competition. The team brought home three indiv...

 
 By Mark Foss    Sports    January 12, 2022

Mustang Wrestlers Back in Action after Christmas Break

The Mustang Wrestlers got back on the mat after their Christmas break this past weekend with the CJI mixer in Chester on Thursday, January 6, and the Cut Bank Invitational on Friday and Saturday, January 7-8. “Our practices went really well over...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    December 29, 2021

Christmas Concert Series for Malta Schools

After the Malta High School Band and Choir kicked off the season on Tuesday, December 14, the bar was set pretty high for the rest of the concerts to live up to. They did. Middle School Concert The...

 

Memories for Wednesday, December 29, 2021

10 years ago- Wednesday, December 28, 2011 Senators nominate French to Us Academies Senator Max Baucus has nominated Jaclyn French of Malta to the US Naval Academy at Annapolis. French is a senior at Malta High School. The senator nominated a total...

 
 By Mark Foss    Sports    December 29, 2021

Malta Wrestling drops Dual to Glasgow

The Malta Wrestling Team had a dual meet with Glasgow on Tuesday, December 21, in Glasgow. Their last meet heading into the Christmas break. The Mustangs had a rough outing, dropping the JV dual...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    December 29, 2021

Speech and Drama Back in Action

The Malta Speech and Drama team got back into action last weekend on Saturday, December 18, in Fort Benton. “It was a fairly small meet,” said Malta Coach Anna LaBrie. “It was run very well thanks to Amy Hanson, the Fort Benton Coach.” The Sp...

 

Memories for Wednesday, December 22, 2021

10 years ago- Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Snowball Royalty Candidates for the annual Snowball which will be held Thursday, Dec. 29, are as follows: Queen Candidates- Kori Kindle, Tayor Pankratz, Jessie Cole, Lauren Buechler, Heather Mavencamp, and...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    December 22, 2021

It's Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

The Malta High School band and choir concert was held this past week to a packed house on Tuesday, December 14. The high school full choir kicked things off under the direction of Mrs. Nancy Murdock,...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    December 22, 2021

Bank of Malta Continues Santa Night Tradition

The Bank of Malta held its Santa Night on its traditional first Monday of December, the 6th this year. "We were really excited to be able to have our Santa Night again this year," said Bank of Malta...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    December 22, 2021

City Council Meets

Malta Fire Chief Josh Newman brought a couple of items to the City Council meeting on Tuesday, December 14. Newman brought in a new fire monitor, which he explained is just like the high-flow deck guns that the department has on the trucks, only the...

 
 By Mark Foss    Sports    December 22, 2021

Mustang Wrestling in Action at CMR Holiday Classic

Mustang Wrestling in Action at CMR Holiday Classic The Mustang grapplers took to the mat in Great Falls this past Friday and Saturday, December 17 and 18, for the CMR Holiday Classic. This was a large...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    December 15, 2021

Mustang 1 is Ready for Duty

The Phillips County Ambulance Service has a new vehicle in the arsenal. It was purchased from Richland County on September 9th. It has just finished getting a facelift with all new graphics done by...

 

New Owners of the Villa Theatre

The Villa Theatre has new owners and will start this weekend with Pictures with Santa on Saturday, December 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with pictures provided by Lynne's Line Photography, followed by...

 

Memories for Wednesday, December 15, 2021

10 years ago- Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Saco marks the end of a $1.3 million water project The town of Saco marked the completion of a $1,350,000 water project last Thursday with a symbolic ribbon-cutting ceremony. Officials gathered north of...

 
 By Mark Foss    Sports    December 15, 2021

Malta Mustang Wrestling 2021-22

With a mixer and a tournament in Havre on December 3rd and 4th, a dual against Fairfield in Malta on the 9th, and a tournament this past weekend on the 10th and 11th in Glasgow, the Mustangs have had...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    December 8, 2021

Phillips County Historical Society Christmas Festival concludes, winners announced

The 2021 Christmas Festival put on by the Phillips County Museum came to an end on Thursday, December 2. Below is a list of all of the items along with who were the lucky ones to take them home....

 

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