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Articles from the March 16, 2016 edition

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 By Pierre Bibbs    News    March 16, 2016

M-ettes Repeat as Class B Champs

The Malta M-ettes are back to back state champions for the first time since the 1999 and 2000 titles. The team outlasted the Fairfield Eagles, defeating them for the third time this season in the...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    March 16, 2016

Robinson to run with Gianforte

Early last Monday morning, gubernatorial candidate for Montana Greg Gianforte announced Phillips County Commissioner Lesley Robinson as his running mate. Almost 24-hours later, after dozens of...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    March 16, 2016

City eyes gopher poisoning, water and garbage rate hikes

At last week’s Malta City Council meeting, officials talked of putting a dent into the thriving gopher population in the City parks and discussed the possibility of raising resident’s garbage...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    March 16, 2016

Whist league crowns champs

The Hi-Line Whist Tournament – which started in January – came to its conclusion Sunday night at Westside Café in Malta with a come from behind win by the father-daughter team of Byron and...

 

One final road trip tugging the boat along

Nearly every March for more than 20 years my wife, Barb, and I towed a boat cross country to go fishing. It was always an adventure. We were caught in a snowstorm on Lake Powell, got lost on the Gulf...

 

Don't take it out on county employees

Hi Mark, Apparently the insurance companies run the county too. For the last two days the Phillips County bridge crew and the Saco employees have been out lowering the dirt ramp leading up to the dump site. As I understand it, at some other sites...

 

March is 'Red Cross Month'

To the editor: It’s Red Cross Month, a month during which we like to recognize everyday heroes who reach out to help their neighbors when they are in need. March has been recognized as Red Cross Month for more than 70 years. All of our presidents,...

 

A Rancher's worst nightmare

Remember the spotted owl? As I recall this bird was going extinct if we didn't shut down the logging industry in the Pacific Northwest. It was shut down causing untold economic, social and, with the recent forest fires, ecologic damage. Did it save...

 

Anne Greiner

ZORTMAN-Anne Greiner 71 died February 29, 2016 at her home. No services at this time. Condolences for the family may be left at www.kirkwoodfuneralhome.com. Anne Greiner was born July 25, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, but she spent much of her childhood...

 

Barbara Lee (Stubblefield) Cowan

Barbara Lee (Stubblefield) passed away March 9, 2016. She had been living at the Hi-Line Retirement Center. Services were held on March 14 in Turner, Mont. Condolences for the family may be left at www.kirkwoodfuneralhome.com. She was born on...

 

Norma Caroline (Taylor) Wilson

Norma Caroline (Taylor) Wilson of Malta, Montana, 70 years of age, passed away at the Hi-Line Retirement Center on March 13, 2016. She was surrounded by the love of her family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on March 19,...

 

Robert E. Spoonheim

Robert E. Spoonheim, 87, of Malta, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2016, at Peace Hospice in Great Falls. Viewing and service were Monday, March 21, 2016, at the Turner American Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Turner Cemetery. His family has...

 
 By Helen Austin    News    March 16, 2016

Whitewater News for March 16, 2016

The Phillips County Ambulance took a patient to the hospital recently. We are lucky to have this service. “Get well” to the patient and all who are sick. I went to the Sleeping Buffalo Resort...

 

Card News for March 16, 2016

Hi-Line Whist On Friday, March 11, Agnes and Mary beat Curt and Pearl two games out of three, 14-9, 10-13 and 13-10. Pearl said the group “had a great time” and Curt said “it is like being in Disneyland, and I like it.” Malta Duplicate...

 

PCMS offers scholarship to graduating seniors

Phillips County Motor Sports, Inc. is offering four $500.00 scholarships to the graduating students in the Hi-Line area. The emphasis will be on automobile related training preferably at trade and vocational schools. President Kirkwood stated,...

 

Erickson named to OSU Dean's List

Kyle Erickson, son of Curt and Tedi Erickson of Waynesville, Ohio, was named to the Dean’s List for the Autumn Semester, 2015, at Ohio State University. He is the grandson of Mike and Diane Erickson of Saco, Mont....

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    March 16, 2016

Memories for the Week of March 16, 2016

100 years ago March 16, 1916 Postmistress appointed for Malta It is officially announced from Washington D.C. that Ms. Nathalie Patton of this city has received the appointment from President Wilson f...

 

Stiles named 'Gatorade Montana Girls' Basketball Player of the Year'

In its 31st year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Sophia Stiles of Malta High School as its 2015-16 Gatorade Montana Girls Basketball...

 

Family Matters honors long term Board Members

Board President, Dan Sisco released the yearend financial reports for Family Matters, Inc. at their annual meeting this past week. Sisco noted he was pleased with the store's performance and noted a...

 

Malta Chamber launches new-look website

The newly redesigned Malta Area Chamber of Commerce website is now live. In addition to the updated listings of Chamber Members, Board of Directors and Strategy, maltachamber.com also includes information for residents, visitors and potential...

 

Malta shops open late on March 21 for 'Shop Hop'

Easter is fast approaching, and Malta Merchants wants to make it easy for you to fill those Easter baskets or complete your holiday preparations here locally. On Monday March 21, downtown will be “hopping” for a late night opening, the Shop Hop!...

 

Phillips County Sheriff's Report for the week of March 16

Please be advised the Phillips Co Sheriff’s Office is no longer doing GVW Term permits. These are the yearly permits for the over-width/height/weight that most semi trucks and trailers need. You can access these permits by going to www.mdt.mt.gov,...

 

Senior News for the week of March 16, 2016

The Malta Senior Center will host what they envision to be the 1st annual Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner, Saturday, March 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. President Barb Stevens stated, "All ages are welcome as there have been inquiries as if the younger...

 
 By Eldora Henry    News    March 16, 2016

Dodson News for the week of March 16, 2016

A memorial service was held at the Dodson School on Saturday for Weylin Kienenberger with Orvin Solberg officiating. A reception was served for the friends and relatives after at the school. On Sunday...

 

PhillCo announces new website

PhillCo Economic Growth Council’s newly redesigned website, www.phillco.org, provides an engaging place to learn about Phillips County, and provides information for potential and existing businesses. PhillCo’s mission is to assist in improving...

 

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