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Articles from the February 1, 2017 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    February 1, 2017

Ordinance, resolution may lead to new looks in Malta

The Malta City Council conducted the first reading of an ordinance which would require City residents to keep their front yards free of some types of vehicles and also passed a resolution to assist...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    February 1, 2017

Ice Classic

For the previous 10-years, come the last week in January, anglers have flocked to Nelson Reservoir for a Saturday fishing tournament to honor a Phillips County legend; Robert "Murph" Murphy. This...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    February 1, 2017

Sheriff Moran gives 2016 rundown

Phillips County Sheriff Scott Moran gave a year end report to the Malta City Council last Tuesday at the Council meeting and said that the sheriff’s office received a total of 1,520 calls for service in 2016, some of which led to 362 cases investig...

 

Schumacher Memorial Livestock Day

The annual Jim Schumacher Memorial Livestock Day will be held Monday, February 6 starting at 10:30 a.m. at the Great Northern Lodge room. The Malta Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture will be...

 

VFW Auxiliary hosting Patriotic art contest for High School students

Each year, over 3,500 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest and the Malta VFW Auxiliary is hoping Phillips County high school students will join in. Any...

 

'Too Marvelous For Words' playing at MHS on Monday

The Northeastern Arts Network is bringing another outstanding professional musical group to our Malta community. Too Marvelous For Words a Nat King Cole Tribute will bring their instrumental/vocal...

 

Time to get rid of federal wardens?

The National Wildlife Refuge system has apparently fallen on hard times. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to cut staff and programs at refuges in Montana and seven other states....

 

President Trump, please start acting presidential

Dear Editor, Senior members of the United States, who receive benefits of Social Security, received approximately an increase of $3 per month for the 2017 year. Trump, during a current rant, is wanting voter fraud investigated - stemming from the...

 

Digital divide in rural America

Access to the internet. The internet is now considered a basic human right; it is how people find employment, handle their finances, receive an education, work, and receive medical care. However, not everyone is able to use the internet to its full...

 

History might be made

This Sunday, many Americans will engage in what many consider to be the biggest sporting event of the year. Me? Maybe, maybe not. It’s hard to watch the Super Bowl without a horse in the race....

 

Evelyn Ann (Boos) Starkey

Evelyn Ann (Boos) Starkey joined her two angels in Heaven on January 22, 2017, in Havre, Mont. Viewing was at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Malta on Thursday, January 26 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Rosary following at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass was held at...

 

Billy Marvin Froman

MALTA-Billy Marvin Froman, 85, went quietly to Our Lord January 28, 2017, surrounded by his loving wife, daughters and lifelong friends. Rosary will be 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at the Kirkwood Memorial Chapel in Malta. Mass will be 10 a.m...

 

Pearl Skinner

Pearl Skinner, 92, died January 22, 2017 at Highgate Senior Living in Great Falls, Mont., where she had made her home for the last nine months. Pearl was surrounded by her family when she departed to her Heavenly Home, following a brief illness....

 

Reverend Elwin Walvatne

Reverend Elwin Walvatne, 86, of Fergus Falls, formerly of Malta, died Sunday, January 29, 2017, at PioneerCare in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Services are being held in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Arrangements by Glende-Nilson Funeral Home, Fergus Falls....

 

Brody Lee Boos

Big sister Adlee, and big brothers Kenny and Chevy welcome their new baby brother Brody Lee Boos to the family. He was born was born on January 25, 2017 at 8:34 a.m. at Frances Mahon Deaconess...

 

Baby Payton diagnosed with liver cancer

We received the news yesterday (January 25, 2017) that our sweet little Payton Nona Francis KillEagle (Princess PayPay) has been diagnosed with liver cancer and is currently in the Seattle Children's... Full story

 

Card New for February 1, 2017

Whist On Tuesday, January 24, Lou Olson took first place, bettering Harvey Smith by one point, 42-41, to take first place. Harvey finished in second while Nina Jones was awarded the traveling prize. Pinochle On Thursday, January 26, Leonard Leader...

 

Briefly for February 1,2017

Malta Senior Meals Thursday, Feb 2nd - Baked chicken Friday, Feb 3rd - Meatballs Tuesday, Feb 7th - Shepard's pie Do you have a February birthday - sign up for the 10 meal birthday certificate. Malta American Legion Auxiliary 2-2. The Malta American...

 

Phillips County Sheriff's Report for February 1, 2017

Please remember to file a new burn permit for the 2017 year. If you plan on doing any burning in 2017, please file one BEFORE you start to burn. These permits are good for all of 2017 and you only have to file one a year, not every time you burn....

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    February 1, 2017

Memories for February, 1, 2017

100 years ago Taken from 1942's "25 years ago" February 1, 1917 saw a reorganization of the Malta Fire Department, Hose Card No. 1 had M. J. Dabney as its captain and Allin Arnot as assistant captain....

 

Spotlight for February 1, 2017: Cindy Chandlerv

Cindy Chandler Cindy Chandler Favorite meal / Dessert: Meatloaf w/ mashed potatoes/ Strawberry cheesecake Favorite hobby: Time with my grandchildren Favorite NBA team: The Lakers Dream vacation:...

 

Grapevine for the week of February 1, 2017

Question A: What is your favorite meal at Westside Cafe? Question B: Soup or Bowl? (favorite soup or dish served in a bowl.) John Wilke A: Joe Sandwich. B: Chili. Harriet Wilkes A: Blueberry Muffin....

 

Malta's Danielle Lett named to honor roll

Malta High School graduate Danielle Lett was named to the Northern Wyoming Community College District 2016 semester honor roll. For full-time students to earn a place on the Vice President’s Honor Roll, they must maintain full-time enrollment by...

 

College and Career fair at Aaniiih' Nakoda College on Feb. 8

A College and Career Fair will be held at Aaniiih’ Nakoda College on Thursday, February 8, one of six such events to be held around the state. The Montana Post Secondary Educational Opportunities Council (MPSEOC) and the Montana Tribal Colleges...

 
 By Eldora Henry    News    February 1, 2017

Dodson News for February 1, 2017

Wink and Terri Cole were in Glasgow on Wednesday for medical. Nora Weigand went to Great Falls on Wednesday for a follow-up check up. Edward and Polly Solberg were in Havre Friday and Saturday to...

 

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