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Articles from the February 20, 2019 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    February 20, 2019

Cardboard, Bus Barn talk at Malta City Council meeting

Though the cardboard woes continue for the City of Malta, it looks as though things are going to be a little easier with the purchase of the old IGA Bestway cardboard bailer. During last Tuesday...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    February 20, 2019

Malta School Board asked to consider backpack meals for students

Malta’s Thayne Mackey spoke during the public input portion of last week’s Malta Public Schools Board meeting and asked the trustees to consider implementing the BackPack Program which would...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    February 20, 2019

Dinner and a Concert

It was a musical, and delicious, occasion in Malta last week as schools poured into the city for the Malta Middle School Music Festival which preceded a night of Jazz and fine dining at this year's...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    February 20, 2019

P.C. Health-Care Foundation donates over $10k to HLRC for room refurbishments

Some of the resident rooms at the Hi-Line Retirement Center (HLRC) in Malta haven't seen an update since Jimmy Carter was president, but thanks to a $10,581 donation from the Phillips County...

 

Escaped prisoner apprehended 5 minutes, two-blocks later

At approximately 1345 hours (1:45 p.m.) on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, a prisoner escaped from the custody of Phillips County Sheriff's Office personnel while in transit from Justice Court to the Phillips County Jail. The prisoner took off running...

 
 By Kari Hould    News    February 20, 2019

VFW recognizes county essay authors

Members of the local Buster Deo VFW Post 4067 were kept busy over the last couple weeks recognizing and awarding students who had placed with various entries in essay competitions. Post Commander Jim...

 

Preschool Screening for children from the ages of birth to 6

Preparations are being made for a Preschool Screening for children from the ages of birth to 6 years old. Screening tests are not diagnostic. They identify individuals who are suspect and therefore may require a diagnostic follow-up. The DP-3 is...

 
 By Ken Ruzicka    News    February 20, 2019

American Legion Post 57 News for February 20, 2019

January's Veteran's Holiday meal was super delicious and the approximately 65 attendees had a great time and some took home some door prizes which were purchased by the Post and Squadrons. The Malta Garage Sale at the VFW is scheduled for April 20th...

 

The other border problem

Build the wall! No. Not that one. Build one up here. Not real tall, just tall enough to keep the deer out. Chronic wasting disease was introduced to north central Montana in part from deer that...

 

Adena Delores "Deanie" (Hanson) Halley

Lakewood, Calif. - Adena Delores (Hanson) Halley was born March 19, 1930 at Bowdoin, Mont., the ninth child of Edward O. and Alma Sophia Hoium Hanson. Her father was a house-mover and the "village"...

 

Doris Kirkaldie Nicholson

MALTA-Doris Kirkaldie Nicholson peacefully joined her creator on February 9, 2019, at the age of 92, in Billings, Mont. She was born on January 31, 1927, to Robert and Dora Kirkaldie, south of...

 

Donald Bradley Lynn

MALTA-Donald Bradley Lynn, age 66, passed peacefully with his family by his side on February 12, 2019 at 11:30 p.m. at the Billings Clinic. Memorial Services were Monday, February 18th, at Kirkwood...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    February 20, 2019

Wagon Train Feed & Dance on March 9, 50th anniversary trek on the horizon

With the 50th Annual Milk River Wagon Train (MRWT) less than 30-weeks away (and likely 90-degrees warmer than today) the folks in charge of the event are bringing back a tradition that has been missin...

 
 By Eldora Henry    News    February 20, 2019

Dodson News for February 20, 2019

Polly Solberg was in Malta on Tuesday checking on people and running errands Condolences to the Kirkaldie and Nicholson families in the passing of Doris (Dan) Nicholson. Her services were on Saturday...

 

PHILLIPS COUNTY SHERIFF NEWS LOG for February 20, 2019

PHILLIPS COUNTY SHERIFF NEWS LOG Feb 1 thru Feb 8 NOTICE TO NEW CONCEALED WEAPON PERMIT APPLICANTS: The Phillips County Sheriff’s Office will no longer be providing Concealed Weapon Permit classes. When you pick up the application, you will see...

 

Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for February 20, 2019

100 years ago February 23, 1919 In spite of the fact that the temperature was 25 below zero and there was a severe storm, some 300 Phillips County farmers attended the Farmer's Institute held in...

 
 By Marvin Pratt    News    February 20, 2019

Mason/Eastern Star News for February 20, 2019

The recent furlough of Federal Employees has affected all of the United States of America. Every year the Malta Mason Lodge #57 and Order of Eastern Star Sacajawea Chapter #37 hold an Americanism Program open to the public. Usually there is also a...

 

Gianforte announces Spirit of Montana Recipient: Jack Stenswick of Malta

WASHINGTON – Congressman Greg Gianforte recognized Jack Stenswick of Malta with his Spirit of Montana commendation for overcoming the challenges he has faced to serve as a beloved pillar of Malta...

 

Birth Announcement: Kinsley James Weyrauch Born 2/10/2019

Kinsley James Weyrauch Born 2/10/2019 Kinsley James Weyrauch was born on Sunday, February 10, 2019, at 8:46 a.m. at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. She weighed 7 pounds and 9 ounce and is 19 inches long. Her parents are...

 

Livestock reports due

Montanans have just a few more weeks to report the livestock they own in order to pay the per capita fees set yearly by the Montana Board of Livestock. Livestock reports are due March 1. Owners can report online at ReportYourLivestock.mt.gov. Owners...

 

Kiwanis donate to 'Shots for Tots' program

Phillips County Nurse Jennifer Tollefson accepts a check from Malta Kiwanis officers Dana Rogers, Ron Lundman, and Rosemary S. Veseth. The Kiwanis funds support the "Shots for Tots" program. Kiwanis...

 

Henry named to Medicine Hat College Honor Roll

Malta's Courtney Henry was recently named to the Medicine Hat College President's Honor Roll for her excellent results of her Fall 2018 semester. To achieve this honor, students are required to earn...

 

Mustangs drop two before Northern B

Despite dropping both of last weekend's District 2B Tournament games in Glasgow last weekend, the Malta Mustangs have secured a spot in the Northern B Divisional. The Northern B is scheduled to take...

 

M-ettes fall in District Tourney

The Malta-Fairfield rivalry will see another chapter this weekend as the teams are set to open the Northern B Divisional in Malta on Thursday, February 21. “We are excited to have a divisional here...

 

Lady Mavs headed to Eastern C

With last Thursday's win over the Dodson Lady Coyotes, the North Country Lady Mavericks have made it to the Eastern C Divisional for the fourth time in their first four seasons. The team eventually lo...

 

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