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Articles from the April 28, 2021 edition

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 By Mark Foss    News    April 28, 2021

Cruise on Main: The good times roll in Malta

On Friday, April 23, the city of Malta got out and about in their cars and let the good times roll! The weather was a bit on the chilly side, but that didn't stop a large number of people from...

 By Sen. Mike Lang    News    April 28, 2021

Senator Lang gives Legislative Update for week of April 26

Freedom was at the forefront this week in Helena. This week at the legislature, we made significant progress in ensuring freedom and protecting liberty for Montanans all across the state. House Bill 702 prohibits discrimination against all Montanans...

 By David Veseth    News    April 28, 2021

Malta construction updates with David Veseth April 28, 2021

Near US Highway 2, they are pouring down asphalt near the Royals Inn Motel. They have also put down asphalt and paved the parking lot at the Phillips County Museum in Malta, so that children and...

 By Lori Taylor    News    April 28, 2021

Phillips County Museum News for April 28, 2021

How many remember the old Trafton Door Store? The following is a story told by Tom Laurence on how Trafton’s first store floated in! The prairie was covered with buffalo bones when Bob Trafton first arrived. He hired every man he could to gather...

 By Dixie Stordahl    News    April 28, 2021

Loring News for April 28, 2021

April brought us a mix of moisture, a little mist, a little rain and a bit of snow, too. But not much! We had lots of wind! The birds are migrating through. I even heard the sandhill cranes the other...

 By Eldora Henry    News    April 28, 2021

Dodson News for April 28, 2021

The Dodson Lutheran and Catholic Ladies furnished lunch for the people donating blood at the Red Cross blood drawing on Thursday. On Wednesday Mayor Cole was assisting the people installing Hi-Fi...


Reminder that Public Service Recognition Week starts May 2

During the past year, federal employees nationwide and 12,898 active federal and U.S Postal workers of Montana have dedicated themselves to keeping our country running while weathering a global pandemic. They continue to provide essential financial...


Times change, don't they?

In the 1980s while hunting on the CMR National Wildlife Refuge I drove into Glasgow to pick up a friend who was arriving on Amtrak. On a bulletin board in the train station was a racist cartoon that... Full story

 By Mark Foss    Opinion    April 28, 2021

Quite the Learning Curve

Since starting this job at the Phillips County Newspaper, I have received a lot of encouragement and positive feedback from many of our readers. For that, I am very thankful. I was very nervous taking this job, mainly because it is something that I...


Keith A. Maristuen

Keith A. Maristuen, 68, died peacefully on Sunday, April 18th with his children by his side. Keith was born on February 6, 1953, in Malta, MT to Kermit and Agnes (Haugland) Maristuen. He and his two sisters, Cheryl and Monica, were raised and... Full story


Paul "Casey" Stengel

Paul “Casey” Stengel died of natural causes on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at the age of 97. The past year he had been living at the Central Montana Nursing home in Lewistown, Montana. Casey was born to Einar and Johanna Stengel in the rural communi... Full story


Josie Ione (Taylor) Shaw

Josie Ione (Taylor) Shaw was born October 5, 1939, to Wallace and Wilma (Butler) Taylor in Sabinsville, Pennsylvania. Her parents later divorced and she was placed into foster care with several of her siblings. Her parents both remarried and had... Full story


Tommy R. Boschee

Tommy R. Boschee, 58, Passed away at Peace Hospice in Great Falls, MT. A Celebration of Life will be held on June 18th 2021 time and place to be announced at a later time. Wilderness Funeral Homes of Malta was entrusted with the a...


Phillips County Sheriff's Report for Wednesday, February 28, 2021

FYI: If you are planning on using Trafton Park shelters for an event in the future, please contact the Malta City Office, 654-1251, to reserve the shelters, get the key and pay for the electricity. The Phillips Co Sheriff’s Office will no longer be...


From the Archives for April 28, 2021

10 years ago- Wednesday, April 27, 2011 Giant pothole in Highway 2 The build-up of ground water along, and under, Hwy. 2 west of Dodson, was the apparent cause of a sink hole which appeared in the eastbound traffic lane recently. “Actually, there...


Whitewater NHS welcomes new members

The Whitewater Chapter of National Honor Society held their annual induction ceremony on April 21, 2021 in the Whitewater School Library. The new inductees are sophomores Kendra Cummings, Kora...


MSU Extension offers certification program to boost remote work in rural areas

Montana State University Extension will soon offer a program to help rural Montana residents gain skills needed to work from home as a remote employee, freelancer or entrepreneur. “This educational program will help people living in rural...


Dodson's Benson awarded scholarship at Mayville State University

Officials at Mayville State University are pleased to announce that Jeramiah Benson of Dodson, Montana has been awarded an Honor Scholarship for the 2021-2022 school year. Jeramiah is the son of Frank and Amy Benson; he will study Physical Education...

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    April 28, 2021

Lady Penguins take first at home meet

The Dodson, Saco, and Whitewater track teams met up in Whitewater last Friday, April 23, for the Penguin Track and Field Invitational. Whitewater won the girl's meet with a total of 171 points. Malta...

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    April 28, 2021

Mustangs show their strength, win in Whitewater

The Malta Mustangs varsity track team showed up in Whitewater last Saturday for the first time and won the event consisting of eight teams. The Mustangs had a total of 146 points. Lustre Christian was...

 By Mark Foss    Sports    April 28, 2021

Malta Golf teams face cold weather early in the season

The Malta boys and girls golf teams have had a rough start to the season due to weather. They got the first meet of the season in on April 9, at Shelby. The Mustang golfers were led by Kaden Bishop...

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    April 28, 2021

M-ettes third at Whitewater Invitational

The Malta M-ette track team competed well at the Whitewater track meet, taking second as a team last Friday, April 23, despite the cold. Whitewater won the meet with a total of 171 points. Malta was... Full story


Phillips County News Athlete of the Week: Kia Wasson

Fave TV Show / Movie: Friends / Clueless. Fave Class: Science. College Major: Biological Sciences. College She Will Be attending: Montana Tech. Fave Superhero: Spiderman Dream Superpower: Superspeed....


2021 Dodson Track and Field

The Dodson High School Track Team. Pictured from left to right is Emma Cole, Imagin Fox, Sebastian Best, Kataya KillEagle, and Head Coach Tianna Bloomer. Photo by Lynne's Line Phot...


Classifieds for April 28, 2021

HELP WANTED Dairy Queen Summer Hiring Bonus Program New and Current Team Employees will earn an additional $1.50 per hour worked Incentive. New team employees need to be hired in April or early May to begin training and qualify for the additional... Full story


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