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  • That's Tricky!

    May 5, 2021

    Anna Brown, Instructor Madison MacDonald-Thomas, Blake Ozark, and Royce Strobbe show off a trick learned in the sixth clinic put on by MacDonald Performance Training. The latest clinic held last Friday and Saturday at the Milk River Pavilion in Malta. Photo by Katie Brown....

  • Council Reports that Pool House is Almost Ready

    Mark Foss, PCN Staff|May 5, 2021

    Malta City Council held its bi-weekly meeting on Tuesday, April 27, at 5:00 p.m. in the Malta City Hall. Mayor John Demarais and council members James Sintler, William Hicks, Bonnie Wiederrick, and David Rummel were in attendance. Along with Director of Public Works Jim Truelove. The meeting started with Mayor Demarais informing the council that he had put his name in for re-election as Mayor of Malta. He then asked the council to approve the minutes from the last meeting, approve the agenda for the nights’ meeting, and to approve the payment...

  • Malta School Board Holds Interviews

    Mark Foss, PCN Staff|May 5, 2021

    The Malta School Board held a special meeting on April 28, at 6:00 p.m. at the Malta Middle/High School. The meeting was attended by Board Chair, Mark Knudsen, Board members Carter Clausen, Greg Skiff, trustees Kevin Koss and Justin Lamb, Secretary Jana Moran, and Superintendent Matt Genger. The special meeting was called to interview Kelly Cederberg for the position of Middle School Principal. No decisions on hiring were made. This was a formal interview. After the interview, the board discussed the hiring of Robert Reynolds as the new...

  • French Steps Down as Phillips Conservation District Supervisor after 64 years!

    Mark Foss, PCN Staff|May 5, 2021

    To put into context how long Bill French has dedicated his time to the Phillips County Conservation District, these are a few things that were happening when he started his career in 1957. Toyota had just started selling cars in the U.S., Frisbees are released and become wildly popular, the New York Giants baseball team moves to San Francisco, the Brooklyn Dodgers move to Los Angeles. The top movies that year are The Bridge on the River Kwai and Twelve Angry Men. The new songs Wake Up Little...

  • Malta construction updates with David Veseth May 5, 2021

    David Veseth, PCN Correspondent|May 5, 2021

    Malta has a new armory and it is called the Malta Readiness Center. The National Guard meets there and it is a really big building. We hope there will soon be an open house so we can go inside and see it. Also, a deep hole was dug for a new water pipe. They are building a new shed where the greenhouse used to be. I have misplaced my cell phone. If found please call me at 654-2533....

  • Whitewater News & Opinion for May 5, 2021

    Helen Austin, PCN Correspondent|May 5, 2021

    Whitewater Schools’ Graduation is May 14, 2021, at 7.p.m. Congratulations to them. IT’S MAY!!! Happy Mothers Day and Happy Birthday “to all those celebrating in May, also to those celebrating anniversaries, There was a track meet in Whitewater. Busloads of track participants from Malta, Saco, Hinsdale, Lodgepole, and Whitewater attended. The WHS served lunch (picnic) next to the track. The Wishers were chief cooks, serving up their pork sandwiches as part of lunch. Congratulations to all...

  • Phillips County Museum News for May 5, 2021

    Lori Taylor, PC Museum Curator|May 5, 2021

    Whitewater Schools’ Graduation is May 14, 2021, at 7.p.m. Congratulations to them. IT’S MAY!!! Happy Mothers Day and Happy Birthday “to all those celebrating in May, also to those celebrating anniversaries, There was a track meet in Whitewater. Busloads of track participants from Malta, Saco, Hinsdale, Lodgepole, and Whitewater attended. The WHS served lunch (picnic) next to the track. The Wishers were chief cooks, serving up their pork sandwiches as part of lunch. Congratulations to all participants especially the WW Penguins. Lu...

  • Loring News for May 5, 2021

    Dixie Stordahl, PCN Correspondent|May 5, 2021

    Sunday Loring got a two-inch rain! Yes! Two inches between each drop on the deck! That is something that we need out here the dreaded word...MOISTURE! The gopher hunt was a success again this year. Twenty-one teams were entered, shooting 2999 gophers. Many people came out for lunch and dinner and visited with friends who we might not see very often! Hi-Line Meats donated and cooked up a beef chuck roast, no not gopher, for the evening! They also donated burgers and Polish sausage for lunch. The...

  • Dodson News for May 5, 2021

    Eldora Henry, PCN Correspondent|May 5, 2021

    After a couple of days of nice warm weather, it turned chilly again and gave us a nice shower on Saturday night, followed by a cool Sunday with -of course --wind. Wink and Terri Cole had a nice visit from their daughter, Shannon this week. Terri then took her to Bohemian corners to meet her husband Polly Solberg and Dora Henry were in Havre for some business and shopping. They visited with Marilyn Henry and met Dora's daughter, Teri Leys, great-grandson Roper, and Asher of Choteau for lunch....

  • PC Livestock Association to hold Meeting

    Marko Manoukian, PC Extension Agent|May 5, 2021

    The Phillips County Livestock Association will be holding a spring district meeting on May 7 at 2 pm at th3 First State Bank meeting room. Speakers include: Stockgrowers – Lesley Robinson Public Lands - Vicki Olson Senator Mike Lang – Legislature Update Representative Casey Knudsen – Legislature Update The Bureau of Land Management and County Commissioners were invited to speak. Livestock operators are encouraged to attend this important meeting. For more information contact the Secretary...

  • The sound I miss the most

    Parker Heinlein, Outdoors Columnist|May 5, 2021

    While working in the yard yesterday I noticed a dark cloud approaching from the west. “It’s going to rain,” I thought to myself. The weather app on my phone affirmed my prediction. “Rain starting in six minutes,” it read, “continuing for 40 minutes.” I welcomed the moisture like I always do this time of year. April showers bring May flowers and all that. I should have known better. It hardly even spit, the dark clouds vanishing by the time they reached town. I miss rain....

  • Some Former Friends Should Stay Just That.

    Mark Foss, PCN Staff|May 5, 2021

    Have you ever been scrolling along on Facebook and stopped to look at a friends’ post, and as you’re reading the comments for that post, you see one from a friend that you haven’t seen, heard from, or even thought about in years? This is a person you spent years running around with. Maybe even grew up together all the way through elementary school until one of you had to move away. As you read their comment, you’re thinking, “It would be great to get back to talking with them!” You don’t even finish the comment section, you just...

  • Tommy Ray Boschee

    May 5, 2021

    Tommy Ray Boschee, age 58, passed away April 20, 2021, in Great Falls, MT after a long hard-fought battle with cancer. Tommy was born June 18, 1962, in Forsyth, MT to Angelina Quinlan and Edgar Boschee; later moving to Phillips County where he made his home. Tommy enjoyed his trucking in "Old Gold", pulling a bull rack, and managing the unthinkable feats he always seemed capable of doing with little to no sleep. He could spend hours with his buddies recounting endless stories; he loved laughing and visiting with his friends over coffee or...

  • Andy George Beadle

    May 5, 2021

    Saco native Andy George Beadle, 75, of Choteau finished living in his body on earth on April 28, 2021. As a man who meant so much to so many, he will live on through his children and grandchildren and in the memories and hearts of those who knew him. His final days were spent with family surrounding him in Choteau. In Glasgow, Montana on Dec. 16, 1945, Andy arrived as the first baby boy born to John and Bernadine Beadle. He joined three older sisters, Evelyn “Babe,” Joan and Jean, at home in Saco. Seven years later, he was blessed with his...

  • Phillips County Sheriff's Report for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

    Phillips County Sheriffs Office|May 5, 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 handling this. Thank you. Please remember to file a new burn permit for the 2021 year. If you plan on doing any burning in 2021, please file one BEFORE you start to burn. These permits are good for all of 2021 and you only have to file one a year, not every time you burn. All 2020 permits will no l...

  • Memories for May 5, 2021

    May 5, 2021

    10 years ago- Wednesday, May 4, 2011 Buechler is PC Distinguished Young Woman for 2012 Lauren Buechler was named the 50th Phillips County Distinguished Young Woman (formerly Phillips County Junior Miss) on Saturday and Jessica Cole was the first runner-up. Buechler received a $300 cash scholarship for being named the winner and Cole received a $150 scholarship for first runner-up. Individual category scholarships of $100 each were also awarded. Nicole Arnold and Jessica Cole won the fitness category; Jessica Cole and Lauren Buechler received...

  • Card News for May 5, 2021

    May 5, 2021

    Pinochle April 29, 2021 Lee Stevens took first with a score of 6,640. Second went to Clairw Waters with 6,500. Traveling prizes were awarded to Nina Jones and Clair Waters. Whist April 27, 2021 Leonard Leader took first with a score of 47. Clair Waters took second with a score of 41. Kenny Blunt was awarded the Traveling Prize....

  • Promises Made, Promises Kept; Montana House Leaders Recap the 67th Legislative Session

    Dylan Klapmeier, Communications Director Montana House of Representatives Majority|May 5, 2021

    The 67th Session of the Montana Legislature is one that Montanans can be proud of. Voters sent us to Helena with a mandate to change the way state government does business. At the beginning of the session, we made policy promises that we are proud to report we have delivered on. Our primary constitutional duty is to pass a balanced state budget. We created a conservative budget by keeping state spending below inflation and population growth while still responsibly funding government operations. We positioned our economy to come back stronger...

  • Golf Teams Enjoy Warmer Weather and Get Two Meets In

    Mark Foss, PCN Staff|May 5, 2021

    The Malta High School Golf Teams had two meets this past week. Golfing in Wolf Point on Thursday, April 29, and in Glasgow on Friday, April 30. Results for the meet in Wolf Point are as follows: The M'ettes were led by Lavida Dalby who scored 113, good enough for 10th place overall. She was followed closely by Sydney Gibbs with 114 in 11th place. Kennedy Koss scored 117 in 13th place and Aubri Werk scored 127 in 17th place. The Mustangs were led by Kaden LaBrie with an 87, good for 3rd place...

  • PC Teams compete at Cal Wearley

    Pierre Bibbs, Publisher|May 5, 2021

    The Malta, Dodson, and Saco Track teams participated in the Cal Wearley Memorial Track Meet last Tuesday, April 27, in Havre, and three of six teams placed high in the meet which featured over 20 schools. The team also went to Great Falls for the Fairfield Belt Invitational on Saturday, May 1. The M-ettes placed highest amongst Phillips County teams at the Cal Wearley, placing second in the girls' meet with 59 points. The Saco Lady Panthers weren't too far behind, placing fourth with 46 points....

  • Saco, Whitewater host meet in Glasgow

    Pierre Bibbs, Publisher|May 5, 2021

    The Saco and Whitewater Track Teams hosted a track and field meet in Glasgow on Friday, April 30, at Glasgow High School. Whitewater Coach Charlene Wasson and Saco Coach Barry Malone talked earlier this season and came up with the idea of the meet. "When all the Covid Restrictions came out and then the limits on teams and entries, I thought if we didn't hold a meet in Glasgow we may not be invited to any meets," Coach Wasson said. "We also visited about how Nashua use to host a meet in Glasgow....

  • Phillips County News Athlete of the Week: Justine Lamb

    May 5, 2021

    Fave TV Show / Movie: Criminal Minds / Moana. Fave Class: Government. Dream College: Carroll College or MSU-Billings Dream Vehicle: My brother Jalen's 1977 Camaro. Fave Superhero: Mr. Incredible. Dream Superpower: To move things with my mind. Dream Vacation: Cancun. Spirit Animal: A gazelle. Goal GPA: 3.0....

  • Classifieds for May 5, 2021

    May 5, 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 per hour end of Summer Bonus program. We offer competitive pay for adults and high school students, Quarterly Bonus Program, Reduced Meal Plan and personalized scheduling of shifts. Please pick-up application at DQ Store. Upon interview, detail of Summer Bonus Program will be outlined.... Full story

  • Legal Ads for May 5, 2021

    May 5, 2021

    PUBLIC NOTICE PETITION FOR AUTO GATE At a regular meeting of the Board of County Commissioners, a petition signed by several residents and taxpayers of PHILLIPS COUNTY was presented to the Board requesting An AUTO GATE to be placed at the following locations: Township 36 North, Range 27 East Located in the Center of the North East Quarter of the Northwest Quarter In Section 7 A by-pass gate must be provided for trailing cattle or moving machinery when necessary. A hearing will be held on said petition on Monday May 17, at 2:00 p.m. in the...

  • Montana Regains Second Congressional Seat With 2020 Census

    Brooke Stroyke, Office of the Governor|May 5, 2021

    Montana will regain its second congressional seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, according to the 2020 Census state population count released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The count reveals that Montana’s population grew from 989,415 people in 2010 to 1,085,407 people in 2020 – an increase of 95,992 residents over 2010, or nearly 10 percent. “Thanks to the efforts of Montanans across the state, the 2020 Census shows what we’ve known to be true – Montana is a great place to live, work, and raise a family,” Gov. Greg...

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