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Articles from the March 15, 2017 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    March 15, 2017

Coyotes Comprehending Copy

From understanding what headlines and captions are to understanding the difference between news and opinion, the students at Dodson Elementary School are making the most of the newspapers they are...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    March 15, 2017

Saco man enters guilty pleas to burglary, theft and possession of dangerous drugs charges

On Monday, March 13, Monte Scott Broadbrooks changed his previous not guilty pleas to guilty pleas following the theft of hydrocodone pills and cash from his Saco neighbor, according to court records. January 30, 2017, Broadbrooks entered not guilty...

 
 By Michael Siebert    News    March 15, 2017

Legislative roundup for March 15, 2017

After uncertainty about how the upcoming special congressional election would change the makeup of the Montana Legislature, the nomination of Democrat Rob Quist and Republican Greg Gianforte means it’s back to business as usual at the state...

 

That hunt is not history?

I thought the Gardiner late hunt was history. Apparently not. According to a recent story in the Chronicle, hunters from the Nez Perce Tribe killed about 25 elk near Gardiner this winter. That’s...

 

Hell Creek State Park update

Sometime ago I wrote the first of what I think will be several updates on what has been happening concerning Hell Creek. It is my intention to keep you informed so you have the facts to counter rumors that seem to circulate faster than facts. First,...

 
 By Anna Johnson    Opinion    March 15, 2017

Still time for comment on 'Farmer Fair' rules

There is still time to comment on three “Farmer Fair Practice Rules” introduced by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in December. The comment period has been extended to March 24. The interim and proposed rules level the playing...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Opinion    March 15, 2017

Proud of our teams

I’ve been to five state tournaments and so far this one was pretty far up there. To say that we had two teams in their respective games is something that will never happen for most schools in the...

 

Sharon L. Rowe

Sharon L. Rowe, 61, of Helena, passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, in a motor vehicle accident south of Big Sandy. Cremation has taken place, and memorial services will be held at a later date. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrus...

 

Eva May Robinson

MALTA- Eva May Robinson 88, passed away on March 3, 2017 at the Hi-Line Retirement Center of natural causes. Memorial services were 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, at the Kirkwood Memorial Chapel. A reception followed at the Hi-Line Retirement Center....

 
 By Eldora Henry    News    March 15, 2017

Dodson News for March 15, 2017

It snowed again on Friday and Saturday so we have several inches of new snow and it has been cold. This is the most snow that we have had at one time all winter. Not so very good to all the ranchers a...

 

Loring News for March 15, 2017

The moon is full and the day for spring ahead hour has come! It is my humble opinion that we have more snow this weekend than all the rest of the year! I'm sure this week most of it will be gone! Dixi...

 
 By Helen Austin    News    March 15, 2017

Whitewater News for March 15, 2017

Welcome to new Post Mistress Barbara Brookie of Saco. Get well wishes to Craig Mangis (Malta), Gary Anderson, Jessie Simonson and three children and Richard Dunbar and all who are sick. Linda...

 

Briefly for March 17, 2017

Malta Senior Meals Thursday, Mar 16th Chicken & biscuits Friday, Mar 17th - Dill salmon Tuesday, Mar 21st - Tatertot casserole Do you have a birthday in March? Be sure to sign up for 10 meal certificate when you sign in for dinner. Youth Co-ed Kickba...

 

Bibeau, Kalal named to LRSC Dean's List

Lake Region State College has released its honor lists for Fall 2016 and Malta’s Adrianna F. Bibeau and Zortman’s Mary Grace Kalal were both named to the school’s Dean List. Students who maintained high academic standings between 3.25 and 4.00...

 
 By Lori Taylor    News    March 15, 2017

Phillips County Museum News for March 15, 2017

Hooray – April 1st will be the first day of the season for the Phillips County Museum. Doors will open at 10:00 a.m. and visitors will see quite a few changes from last year. Although we don’t have any April Fool’s Day jokes to play on you the...

 
 By Heidi Pippin    News    March 15, 2017

Saco News for March 15, 2017

The groundhog was right, we still had six more weeks of winter. Let's hope he didn't underestimate that figure. Saco received 4-5 inches of snow in the last storm. Yippee. At least there aren't many mosquitoes. A turn in the weather was fortunate...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    March 15, 2017

Memories for March 15, 2015

100 years ago March 8, 1917 A letter from J. F. Kilduff described the good time the Malta contingent was having in Honolulu. Enjoying the warm temperature and flowers in bloom, "Bob" Trafton was...

 

Phillips County Sheriff's Report for March 15, 2017

March 2, 2017 11:42 p.m. Female reported a semi truck and trailer driving in her lane of traffic, westbound on Hwy 2; Deputies responded to the call; vehicle located and driver advised he was swerving to miss hitting a deer. March 3, 2017 9:43 a.m....

 
 By Gary Weitz    Sports    March 15, 2017

Superintendent's Desk for the week of March 15, 2017

In 1997 the NEA (National Education Association) began an annual celebration that has become known as “Read Across America Day.” The day they chose, March 2nd, is the birthday of Dr. Theodore Suess Geisel. In honor of the late children’s...

 
 By Dina Meneely    News    March 15, 2017

Free Microsoft Word Class this Thursday

Microsoft Word is one of those pretty well known pieces of software that many of us have on our home or work computers. We open it up to type agendas, notes, and letters. But do you really know all it’s capable of? Do you want to know how to... Full story

 
 By Sharon Kindle    News    March 15, 2017

Senior Center builds new kitchen in time for corned beef

The area community has worked tirelessly in supporting activities at the Malta Senior Center over the past few years. Whether it be fundraisers, other entities hosting their events at the center; whatever it took to raise the funds to remodel the...

 

Card News for March 15, 2017

Whist On Tuesday, March 7, Kevin Stevens scored 55 on his way to a first place finish. Roger Ereaux netted 53 good for second place and the traveling prize was awarded to Jerry Depute. Pinochle On Thursday, March 9, Jerry Depute was high-man with...

 
 By Sarah Osmundson    News    March 15, 2017

Malta native pens Montana Memoir

On November 30, 2016 the Phillips County News ran a photo identification request of the third man on the right of the now cover on Montana Memoir the book by authors William L. McGee and Sandra V. McGee. I won’t ruin the mystery as many of you...

 

Dodson Students of the Month

1st Grade- Mia Messerly 3rd Grade-Kylee Ball, Frank Cole, Jazlyn Flansburg 4th Grade-Jamie Campbell 5th Grade - Cynthia Quincy 6th Grade - Ithay Heck, Lindsey Fetter 7th Grade - Wyatt Walling, Jacob Longfox 8th Grade - Tiffany Cliff, Melony Fetter,...

 
 By Sarah Osmundson    News    March 15, 2017

Flower Show Judges share knowledge and talent

The Malta Dirt Daubers Garden Club sponsored a no host dinner and program on “Flower Arranging” on Monday, March 6th. Guest speakers were Mary Davis, Master Flower Show Judge and Joyce Hendricks, Accredited Flower Show Judge, both of Billings....

 

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