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Articles from the March 1, 2017 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    March 1, 2017

Stiles crowned 2017 Spelling Bee Champ

Whitewater School hosted 20 of the top elementary and junior high spellers from area schools at the 40th Annual Phillips County Spelling Bee last Wednesday and Malta Middle School's Kanyon Stiles...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    March 1, 2017

Otteson honored for teaching in Palm Springs

Becoming an elementary school teacher wasn't something Joshua Otteson knew he wanted to do early in life, though it easily could have been. The 1996 Malta High School graduate has teaching in his blood as his parents, Andrew and Barbara Otteson, are... Full story

 

Malta students shine as entries numbers are up annual Science Fair

The gymnasium at the Malta Elementary School was decorated with some 44 different Science Fair projects turned in by students from grades K though six last Tuesday and on Wednesday, the public was...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    March 1, 2017

PC Library releases book list for Classic Challenge

If you already know; that 42 is the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything; who holds the ring that Bilbo Baggins seeks and how Buck fairs as a sled dog in the Yukon territory, then you have most likely read three of the books on this year’s P...

 
 By Michael Siebert    News    March 1, 2017

Legislative roundup

House hears infrastructure bill funded by gas tax The House Transportation committee heard a bill last week that would institute a new gas tax, which would go toward funding Montana road and bridge projects. House Bill 473, introduced by Rep. Frank...

 

Dishonest outdoor columnist?

In the more than 30 years I’ve been in the newspaper business I’ve encountered very few dishonest journalists. Only a couple come to mind and they were plagiarists who were quickly run off by...

 

Another vacation weekend for Trump?

Dear Editor, Trump's weekend "getaways" — better known as three trips to Mar-a-Lago (he calls Southern Whitehouse) on three weekends during his first month in office have cost American tax payers $10 plus MILLION DOLLARS! Trump criticized Obama...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Opinion    March 1, 2017

My favorite storyteller

I will admit that reading has never been one of my favorite hobbies. Maybe it’s an occupational thing but after writing several stories a week, unless it’s sports related, or something that grabs...

 

Ronald N. Anderson

MALTA-Ronald N. Anderson, 74, a retired carpenter, passed away, Tuesday, February 14, at his home of natural causes. Memorial services were 1 p.m. Saturday, February 18, at the Kirkwood Memorial Chapel in Malta. Cremation has taken place....

 

Jessie M. Crowder

MALTA-Jessie M. Crowder, 25, a cook and desk clerk, died February 24, 2017, in an automobile accident at Malta. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 3, at the Kirkwood Funeral Home with sharing of Jessie stories around 5... Full story

 

Betty L. (Crowder) Mann

Betty L. (Crowder) Mann was born in Sun Prairie, South of Malta on March 13, 1930. She passed away at Lake View Care Center on February 17, 2017. After nearly 87 years of life, her body was worn out, but because of her faith in Jesus Christ, she is...

 
 By Helen Austin    News    March 1, 2017

Whitewater News for March 1, 2017

Sympathy to families of Ron Anderson (Malta.) He was a brother of Bobby Anderson and an uncle to Connie Scheffelmear, both of Whitewater. Lu Besel went to Colorado, but is now home in Whitewater. Ther...

 
 By Eldora Henry    News    March 1, 2017

Dodson News for March 1, 2017

The School is having their Science Fair this week with judging on Thursday. Good luck students. This week has turned cold again with small amounts of snow nearly every day. Dave and Laurel Hines...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    March 1, 2017

Loring News for March 1, 2017

Congratulations to the ball players from this weekend! The North Country Mavericks and Lady Mavericks both played in the Divisional tournament in Wolf Point! The Malta M-ettes won their divisional...

 
 By Helen Austin    News    March 1, 2017

Saco News for March 1, 2017

Another great season has come to an end. Our North Country Mavericks did us proud, win or lose, you all played with heart and determination. Very proud of you all. Many compliments to the Maverick...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    March 1, 2017

Malta News for March 1, 2017

A young woman died last Friday morning when the pickup she was driving on Southbound Highway 191 went through a fence, hit a tree and then caught fire. The accident occurred at 5:10 a.m. near Green Acres Lane and took the life of Jessie M. Crowder,...

 

Briefly for March 1, 2017

Malta Senior Meals Thursday, Mar 2 - Chicken Cordon bleu Friday, Mar 3 - Fish & chips Tuesday, Mar 7th - Meatloaf GN Closed for Memorial The Great Northern Restaurant will be closed on Saturday, March 4, for Jessie Crowder's Memorial Service. Fish Fr...

 

Community Groups , Non-Profits Summit in Malta on March 14

Malta Area Chamber of Commerce and PhillCo Economic Growth Council invite all community groups and non-profit organizations in Phillips County to come together for a brainstorming session to identify training needs for area boards and committees,... Full story

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    March 1, 2017

Memories for March 1, 2017

100 years ago Taken from 25 years ago, PCN, March 1942 Jim Brayton and Lawrence Costello 's were reported as wrestling "la grippe" and Editor Paul Flint had to find a substitute for Costello in the...

 

Phillips County Sheriff's Report for March 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....

 

RSA adds French, Jacobs to Board of Directors

Ranchers Stewardship Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors, Conni French and Perri Jacobs. Perri will serve as the new Vice President and Conni will serve as co-Treasurer along with Aaron Oxarart....

 

A trip to the Trophy Room

The Webelos Cub Scout Den of Malta (Den 432) took a trip to visit Darlene Perry's home on Friday, February 3 to tour the animal trophy room in the home. Pictured are, back row: Mrs. Perry. Front row,...

 

P.C. Health Care Foundation Final Four Fundraiser set for March 14

For the eighth year in a row, the Health Care Foundation will team up with the Lucky Bullet to hold a Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament Calcutta and all who want to play are invited. The fundraiser will take place at the Lucky Bullet on Tuesday,...

 

Card News for March 1, 2017

Whist Jerry Depute finished for first and second place saw a three-way tie between Leonard Leader, Kevin Stevens and Ken Ruzicka. The traveling prize was awarded to Sherman Duecette. Later in the week, Ron Lundman was high, Jerry was second and the...

 
 By Sarah Osmundson    News    March 1, 2017

Dirt Daubers welcome Flower Judges

Have you ever wished you could do arrangements that look like a florist did them? The Malta Dirt Daubers Garden Club March meeting will focus on “Flower Arranging” taught by Mary Davis, Master Flower Show Judge and Joyce Hendricks, Accredited...

 

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