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Articles from the April 19, 2023 edition

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Getting to Whitewater has been interesting!

Snow melt has left roads and fields flooded around Phillips County and the state....

 By Kari Hould    News    April 19, 2023

Three Vie For Two Seats on Malta's School Board

Three members of the Malta community have entered the political arena after committing to run for the two seats on the Malta School Board. Incumbent Justin Lamb has signed up to run for one of the...

 By Anne Boothe    News    April 19, 2023

"Leonardo", the 'Mummy' Dinosaur makes his appearance in Fukui City, Japan

The rare 'mummified' Brachylophosaurus fossil specimen known as "Leonardo" has made a long journey from Malta, Montana to the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum in Fukui near the Sea of Japan. This...


Search for Fort Belknap Man Ends in Tragedy

On Tuesday, April 11, 2023, Donald Haseagle was reported missing from the Fort Belknap Reservation. A search was initiated and continued on the Reservation from that time. On Saturday, April 15, 2023, Haseagle's vehicle was located stuck in the mud o...

 By Pierre Bibbs    News    April 19, 2023

City Council Met on April 11

The City of Malta held their regular meeting last Tuesday, April 11, at the City Hall building. Malta Mayor John Demarais, Malta Clerk and Treasurer Lorie Bond were present, as well as all council...


Lauren Tuss earns $10,000 2023 Fred Robinson Scholarship

Lauren Tuss, a senior at Malta High School, is the 2023 recipient of the Fred L. Robinson scholarship. The Scholarship has been given annually by the Robinson family to a Phillips county senior for...


International St. Mary and Milk Rivers Study Board Announces Public Town Hall Meeting

The International St. Mary and Milk Rivers Study Board will be holding a public town hall meeting May 2. All are welcome to attend. The purpose of this meeting is to update the public on the study’s progress, work plan and timeline of studies into...


Malta Kids Club / Family Matters Team Up for 2023 Spring Style Show

Malta Kids Club is teaming up with Family Matters during their Facebook Live - Spring Style Show on Thursday, April 20th from 7:00-8:00 pm! Bid on your favorite items that have been donated by local businesses and vendors from the comfort of your...


At the Mercy of a Trash Can

Technology baffles me. Most of my skills are archaic, involving hand tools and shovels. Like that old Hank Williams Jr. song, I can run a trot line and skin a buck deer, but my i-watch remains a...


Fay B. Smith (May 5, 1936 - April 3, 2023)

Fay B. Smith, 86, passed away on Monday, April 3, 2023, at Peaks Assisted Living in Flagstaff, AZ. Cremation has taken place and services will be held at a later date. Fay was born in Malta, Montana, on May 5, 1936, to John and Daisy Smith. She... Full story


Bud C. Johnson (July 8, 1926 - March 20, 2023)

After another long Montana winter, Bud passed away peacefully in his sleep on the first day of spring, March 20, 2023, at the age of 96. Bud was born to Oscar and Edna (Berquist) Johnson in Malta on July 8, 1926, the youngest of three boys. His... Full story


James H. (Howard) Cornell

James H. (Howard) Cornell, 93, was called home on Wednesday, April 12, 2023. He had been a resident of the Missouri River Medical Center Nursing Home for the past three years. A viewing will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2023, from 5 – 7 p.m. at... Full story


David Gene Powell

David Gene Powell passed away at his home near Dodson, MT on 5 April 2023. He was 64 years old. He is survived by his wife Anna; his mother Norma of Livermore CA; his sisters Gail (Carlos) and Debbie (Kerry) and his brother Steve (Karen) all of CA;... Full story


Briefly for Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Malta Senior Center BINGO is every Friday at 1:00 at the Malta Senior Center Malta School Board Mtg School Board Meetings are held every second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the MHS Boardroom. Times and dates are subject to change. City...


Memories for Wednesday, April 19, 2023

10 yrs ago Apr. 10, 2013 ‘Macbeth Goes Hollywood’ at Malta High Shakespeare’s tragedy takes on a modern, confused, comical turn when his agent options his script to a Hollywood producer who wants a “few” changes to make the play more...


Classifieds for Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Summer Groundskeeper Malta Public Schools is looking for a summer groundskeeper. Duties include, but are not limited to, mowing, watering, weeding and other outdoor work. Must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license to apply....


Legals for Wednesday, April 19, 2023



Kyle John W. E. Johannesen (January 28, 2004 - April 12, 2023)

Kyle John Walking Eagle Johannesen, 19, passed away on April 12, 2023, at 1:33 p.m. in Seattle, Washington, from two masses attached to his brainstem. The damage was too much and not repairable. He... Full story


Laura McKeon (Nov. 11, 1921 - April 10, 2023)

Laura McKeon, a longtime resident of Malta, died of natural causes on April 10, 2023, in Helena MT at the age of 101. Laura was born in Miles City, MT, on November 11, 1921, the only child of Carl and Sophie (Kircheck) Svendson. She attended schools... Full story


Cebulski Takes on Additional Duties at IB

Independence Bank recently promoted Jessie Cebulski to the position of Operations Supervisor/Account Relations Back-Office Support. In this new role, Jessie will utilize her skills and experience to...

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    April 19, 2023

Malta and Saco at Cal Wearley; First Meet for Mustangs, M-ettes

The Malta and Saco Track Teams competed in Havre last weekend at the Cal Wearley Memorial, a meet hosted by North Star High School. The M-ettes track team placed sixth in the women's varsity meet... Full story


Full Track Results for PC Teams at Cal Wearley, Wolf Point Meet

MAL and Saco @ Cal Wearley Men's Results 100 Meters Varsity: 7.11 Gavin Slade 11.70aSR MAL. 10. 10 Blaine Downing 11.88aPR SAC. 13. 9 Dawson Hammond 11.94aPR MAL. 40. 9 Rylee Brusse 12.85aPR MAL. 51....

 By Eldora Henry    Opinion    April 19, 2023

Dodson News for Wednesday, April 19, 2023

We returned from Billings on Tuesday evening and had rain in places all the way home. We were very surprised at the amount of snow that had disappeared. Then on Wednesday, it rained all day in...


Loring News for Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Nothing quite compares to waking up to the spring birds singing! Lots of robins, meadowlarks, red wing blackbirds just to name a few! The melting snow water has slowed down running through my yard....

 By Helen Austin    Opinion    April 19, 2023

Whitewater News & Opinion for Wednesday, April 19, 2023

It is spring!! The snow is melted, and we can see bare ground. It’s wonderful, after so much winter! However, be careful while driving or walking, the roads are still covered in some places. Jeanie...


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