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 By Mark Hebert    News    December 11, 2019 

Ushering in the Holiday Season at Museum

It was a night of "Christmas Memories" at the 16th Annual Phillips County Museum and Historical Society holiday social last Thursday night... as well as a few other memories. As visitors took their...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    December 11, 2019 

Holiday giving in Phillips County

There are plenty of opportunities around Phillips County for people to give to those that might be less fortunate this Christmas. This Thursday, December 12, Phillips County Title Company is hosting...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    December 11, 2019 

County Commissioners to hold Medical Marijuana public hearing on Dec. 30

The Phillips County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 30, at the Phillips County Courthouse in Malta ahead of a proposed ordinance that would prohibit the growth, sale, and distribution, of medical marijuana, and any...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    December 11, 2019 

Car chase ends with arrest in Dodson after Harlem start

Last Monday night’s Parade of Lights in Malta was followed by another parade of lights down Highway 2 as a motorist led law enforcement on a highspeed chase which traveled through Harlem, Fort Belknap and ended in a Dodson wheat field. Robert Bear...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    December 4, 2019

Parade of Lights followed by Santa visit

Though the Bank of Malta's Santa Open House wasn't slated to begin until 6 p.m. last Monday night in Malta, parents and children were lined up down the block and visiting Saint Nick ahead of schedule...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    December 4, 2019

Something's brewing in Malta

The weather on Black Friday in Phillips County was somewhat frightful, but the smell of coffee brewing coming from Milk River Mocha was oh so delightful. Milk River Mocha owner Janessa Salsbery and...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    November 27, 2019

Celebrating National Rural Health Day

Three years ago, the Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, the member organization for each of the 50 State Offices of Rural Health leads National Rural Health Day to give recognition and...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    November 27, 2019

Santa, Parade of Lights, and Button Drawings

Once the leftover turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie have been successfully wrapped and placed in the fridge, the Christmas celebration in Phillips County begins and this upcoming week will feat...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    November 27, 2019

PCN Construction reporter recalls 'Family Circus' comic contribution

Nearly 30 years ago, Malta's David Veseth, then living in Laurel, Mont., and but age four at the time, quipped "Mommy, can I unplug some grapes and eat them?" as he looked at a bowl of grapes and...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    November 27, 2019

'Christmas Memories' on full display at P.C. Museum ahead of Tree Festival

"Christmas Memories" sets the scene for the Phillips County Historical Society's Christmas Tree Festival which began Tuesday, November 12, 2019. The Festival Open House is scheduled for Thursday...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    November 27, 2019

Malta Schools facilities usage change start Dec. 1

Starting December 1, 2019, the use of Malta Public School facilities will be “available to the community for educational, civic, cultural and other non-commercial uses,” as per School Board Policy 4330, which is available on the school website...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    November 20, 2019

Malta City Council Report for Wednesday, November 20 2019

The Malta City Council unanimously voted to increase the sewer rates in Malta by $4.50 per month, the first sewer rate increase since 2006 when it was raised $6, to help pay back a loan secured to pay for repairs at the Legg Lift Station. A public...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    November 20, 2019

Bison Ordinance hearing held at Malta City Hall

Lawyers from the American Prairie Reserve (APR), the Phillips Conservation District, and the Southern Phillips County Co-Operative Grazing District and Phillips County Livestock Association spoke in f...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    November 13, 2019

Lights, camera, action at the movies

The proof is in the pudding and those in charge of getting the Villa Theatre back up and running saw their hard work pay off last weekend as the movie house held their grand re-opening last Friday...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    November 13, 2019

Wastewater project in Dodson to start next spring

The Town of Dodson was given both a federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and a Treasure Statement Endowment Program (TSEP) award for an estimated $759,000 for upgrades to the Town's...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    November 13, 2019

Ditmar, Solberg take Dodson Council seats; other positions in City/Town races uncontested

The only election in Phillips County last week was in the town of Dodson where Pat Ditmar and Polly Solberg were voted in as Town Council members where voter turnout was recorded at 53.7-percent. A total of 29 votes were cast in the Town of...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    November 6, 2019

Villa Theatre sets to reopen this week in Malta

Some things have changed and some remain the same at Malta's Villa Theatre, but anyone who has spent time in the theatre will quickly notice way more changes than things that have stayed the same at t...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    October 30, 2019

Haunted House, Octoberfest usher in Halloween (Part 2)

Before the weather in Phillips County completely transitioned from Fall to Winter last week - and Halloween decorations flip to those of Christmas (sorry, Thanksgiving) - the Malta Merchants hosted Oc...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    October 30, 2019

Malta City Council Meeting Recap

Heavy winds last week in Malta will likely keep Malta Public Works crew member flush with cookies this week as he is, once again this year, tasked with running the City of Malta leaf-sweeper. At last week’s Malta City Council meeting, Public Works...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    October 30, 2019

Mustangs cruise to postseason, 7-1

The Mustangs secured a second place in Northern B and assured themselves a first-round playoff game at home this weekend following a 28-6 victory over the Cut Bank Wolves in Malta last Friday night....

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    October 23, 2019

Happily Haunting

"When the crypt doors creak And the tombstones quake Spooks come out for a singing wake Happy haunts materialize And begin to vocalize Grim grinning ghosts come out to socialize" - Grim Grinning...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    October 23, 2019

1st PCH Annual Health Fair

Organizations showed up enforce at the First Annual Phillips County Hospital - from the Montana Highway Patrol to Smokey the Bear - all in the name of healthcare. "We felt there was a need for...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    October 23, 2019

Landusky Foundation Fall Fundraiser set for November 9

The Landusky Foundation will be hosting its annual fall fundraiser on Saturday, November 9, starting at 3 p.m. on a day which will feature a Mexican buffet, drawings, silent auctions, and a pie contes...

 

Keep your hands off the stop signs

Last week I read in the Phillips County Sheriff’s report that “a male reported witnessing a female take out a stop sign in a residential area; Deputy responded to the call; case file started” and it left my jaw dropped. Our Malta Mayor, John...

 

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