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 By Mark Foss    News    September 22, 2021 

City Council Receives Update on Stagecoach, Search for New Pool Manager

The Malta City Council met on Tuesday, September 14, for their first meeting of the month. The council received a visit from Jane Ereaux, a member of the Phillips County Stagecoach Restoration Committee, in which she updated the council on the...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    September 22, 2021 

Miramon Jr. In Court, Changes Plea to Guilty

Ernest Miramon Jr. appeared in court at 2 p.m. on Monday, September 20, to accept a plea agreement, and change his plea from not guilty to guilty. Judge Yvonne Laird, in Blaine County, called the...

 

Memories for Wednesday, September 22, 2021

10 years ago- Wednesday, September 21, 2011 80 show up for Punt, Pass, Kick action The Malta Athletic Club held its 2011 Punt, Pass, and Kick competition on September 13, with 80 youngsters participating. Age 6-7 Girls: 1) Madison Williamson 2)...

 
 By Mark Foss    Sports    September 22, 2021 

Cross Country teams in Shelby, Glasgow

The Phillips County cross country teams had two meets last week on two completely different courses. On Monday, September 13, the Malta and Dodson teams attacked a hilly course in Shelby. "The Shelby...

 
 By Mark Foss    Sports    September 22, 2021 

PCMS Holds Big Money Races

It was the final race weekend of the year for the Phillips County Motorsports track. On Saturday, they held their Big Money race for the Junior Dragsters where Deagan Liedtke from Watford City, ND,...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    September 15, 2021

Malta Schools Celebrate Homecoming Week

Fight for the Blue and White was the theme for this years' homecoming in Malta. High School Principal Shawn Bleth said, "I was very happy with the choice of the theme this year. Having it more pro...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    September 15, 2021

9/11 Vigil: We Will Never Forget

Members of Malta's VFW Post 4067 led a candlelight vigil on Saturday, September 11, 2021, marking the 20 year anniversary of the largest attack on American soil. In that one attack almost 3,000...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    September 15, 2021

Malta School Board: Oxarart named Athletic Director, Enrollment numbers revealed

The Malta School Board was informed of the current enrollment for each class at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 8. This year the Kindergarten class is the largest with 52 members in it. The smallest class is a tie between the seventh...

 

Memories for Wednesday, September 15, 2021

10 years ago- Wednesday, September 14, 2011 City has questions about proposed meter formula, plans work meeting The Malta City Council Tuesday night took a look at a proposed formula for billing water use utilizing meters. Harry Whalen of Montana...

 
 By Mark Foss    Sports    September 15, 2021

Phillips Cross Country Teams Lower Times Across the Board

The cross country teams of Malta and Whitewater raced this past weekend in Havre, while the Dodson runners were in Scobey last Thursday. Havre Cross Country Invitational The Havre Invitational was held at the Prairie Hills Golf Course for the second...

 
 By Mark Foss    Sports    September 15, 2021

Busy Labor Day Weekend at the PCMS Dragstrip

It was a busy weekend for the PCMS crew over the Labor Day weekend. With races on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, as well as the fundraiser banquet on Saturday night. On Saturday, the Quick 16 was run. The quickest eight qualifying door cars and the...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    September 8, 2021

Book Signing at the Great Plains Dinosaur Museum

Dr. Cary Woodruff, Director of Paleontology for the Great Plains Dinosaur Museum, has a new book out called Sauropods: The Largest Animals to Ever Walk the Earth. The new book is about Woodruff's...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    September 8, 2021

Liquor Haven Celebrates 25 Years of Business

If you read the archives this week, you'll see the article that was in the paper 25 years ago on Scott and Gina Simanton purchasing the liquor store. In that article, Gina says that Scott told her he...

 

Memories for Wednesday, September 8, 2021

10 years ago- Wednesday, September 7, 2011 FEMA assistance center to open in Malta Sept. 13 A state and federal Disaster Recovery Center will be opening in Malta to assist individuals, households, and businesses affected by storms and flooding this...

 
 By Mark Foss    Sports    September 8, 2021

Dodson Cross Country 2021

Dodson Coyotes head coach, Tianna Bloomer, is in her seventh year coaching cross country. This year, the majority of runners on her team are in their first year of running. "I've got a really young...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    September 1, 2021

Youth Dynamics Celebrates 40 Years of Service to Montana Youth

It seems these days that more and more people are becoming aware of mental health issues and are not scared to come out and say, "Hey, I need help." Seeing superstar tennis player Naomi Osaka push...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    September 1, 2021

Phillips County Hospital welcomes new Family Nurse Practitioner

The Phillips County Hospital and Family Health Clinic and the community of Malta welcome Sterling Beck as a new Family Nurse Practitioner. Beck grew up in Utah and did his undergrad work there as...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    September 1, 2021

City Council discusses assessments, pool, and museum

The Malta City Council approved four resolutions to be submitted to the Phillips County Assessor at their bi-weekly meeting on August 24, at City Hall. The council approved the annual street maintenance assessment of $1.15 per lot front-footage for...

 

Memories for Wednesday, September 1, 2021

10 years ago- Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Fans, foes gathering forces for pipeline hearing A proposed 1,660-mile pipeline to carry oil from Canada to Texas could be an economic boom for Montana and the U.S. It could also be an environmental disaster,...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    August 25, 2021

Fire near Zortman

The wildfire that is covering parts of the Fort Belknap Reservation, Phillips, and Blaine Counties, known as the Pine Grove Fire, has been burning now for eight days. The fire was first reported on...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    August 25, 2021

New and Familiar Faces at MPS

Malta schools start back up on Wednesday, August 25, with two new principals and five new teachers. Kelly Cederberg has taught in Malta since the 2019-20 school year. This year, she will be taking on...

 
 By Mark Foss    Opinion    August 25, 2021

It's that time of year again!

Every year, there comes a day that is unlike any of the two hundred and thirty or so days that have come before it. I wake up, get dressed, go outside, and with the first breath taken in my brain automatically thinks one thing. Football. I don’t kn...

 

Memories for Wednesday, August 25, 2021

10 years ago- Wednesday, August 24, 2011 Dr. Veseth busy climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro A Malta resident and his daughter have taken on the challenge of climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Dr. Mike Veseth and his daughter, Capt. Katie Veseth, a U.S. Air...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    August 18, 2021

City Council meeting update

The Malta City Council met on Tuesday, August 10, for their regular bi-weekly meeting. The council passed resolution 1302 to authorize the submission of the MCEP Infrastructure Planning Grant application and resolution 1303, calling for a general...

 
 By Mark Foss    News    August 18, 2021

School Board talks New Year, COVID Rules

The Malta School Board of Trustees met Monday, August 9, for their last monthly meeting before the school year gets started on August 25. Of all of the action items on the agenda that night, one of the most interesting to students and families for...

 

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