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Articles from the May 24, 2023 edition

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Graduates Turn Their Tassels Across Phillips County

Last week the four high schools in Phillips County including Malta, Whitewater, Dodson, and Saco, held graduation ceremonies for their senior classes of 2023. Dodson started things off with their...

 By Kari Hould    News    May 24, 2023 

Staff Positions Filled at MPS

Wednesday, May 10th, was a busier than usual evening at Malta High School. While members of the community gathered in the gymnasium for the final concert with Band Teacher, Eric Engebretson, others gathered in the board room for the monthly school...


JoAnn Arlene (Mork) Mitchell (April 15, 1943 - May 14, 2023)

JoAnn Arlene Mork was born April 15, 1943 to Arthur and Nora (Spicher) Mork in Havre Montana. She passed away on May 14, 2023. JoAnn grew up on the family farm seven miles north of Havre where she learned the value of hard work. JoAnn was always an... Full story


Mary Louise (Engen) Vollum (July 31, 1945 - May 16, 2023)

Mary Louise (Engen) Vollum died on May 16, 2023 at home in Saco, MT with her husband Vernon, Sr. by her side. Mary was born in Fairview, MT on July 31, 1945 to Alf and Phyllis (Vickers) Engen. The fourth of five children, she was raised in Fairview,... Full story


Dennis Aaron Rush (May 6, 1944 - May 13, 2023)

Dennis Aaron Rush, 79, passed away May 13, 2023, of natural causes in Billings, MT. Dennis was born May 6, 1944, in Worland, WY to Clair and Louise (Dockery) Rush. He graduated from high school in Thermopolis, WY, in 1962 and married Margo Yonkee in... Full story


William "Bill" John Murdock (February 19, 1937 - May 13, 2023)

With a heavy heart and a tipped hat, we announce the passing of William “Bill” John Murdock, a true cowboy who rode off into the sunset one last time on May 13, 2023. Born in the rolling plains of Whitewater, Montana on February 19, 1937, Bill... Full story


Briefly for Wednesday, May 24, 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...

 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    May 24, 2023 

Loring News for Wednesday, May 24, 2023

The days are getting longer! Just a part of the cycle around the sun! The goldfinches flew in during the week! I was thankful that I had picked up some sunflower seeds to fill the feeders! They are so...

 By Eldora Henry    Opinion    May 24, 2023 

Dodson News for Wednesday, May 24, 2023

The weather has warmed up so well. It seemed that the trees looked almost dead one day and are now all leafed out and everything is so green. The tulips are drying up already and the iris’ and...

 By Helen Austin    Opinion    May 24, 2023 

Whitewater News & Opinion for Wednesday, May 24, 2023

To the NRA, all citizens, and gun owners: there have been 200 shootings in the US this year! Isn’t it time to abolish assault weapons, crack down on gun sales, and practice gun control? Again,...


Memorial Announcement

Benjamin Henry Math Benjamin (Ben) Henry Math, age 83, passed away peacefully with family by his side, on March 24, 2023, in Yuma, AZ, after a short illness. A service will be held Thursday, June 1, 2023, at 11:00 am at Wilderness Funeral Homes ... Full story

 By Parker Heinlein    Opinion    May 24, 2023 

The Most Depressing Season Has Started

In a state known for weather extremes, it’s the most dreary that I most dislike. While a week of sub-zero temperatures quickly grows old, and summer heat waves are hotter and last longer than ever...


Memories for Wednesday, May 24, 2023

10 yrs May 22, 2013 Malta American Legion Auxiliary, VFW Auxiliary, VFW, the American Legion, and Chamber of Commerce invited the public to join them in celebrating Memorial Day as it was intended to be - to pay tribute to our nation’s military her...

 Legals    May 24, 2023 

Legals for Wednesday, May 24, 2023

All 2023 Personal Property tax statements for Phillips County have been mailed. The 2023 Personal Property taxes are due in one payment by 5:00 p.m. on or before June 30, 2023. If the taxes are not paid by this date, the amount payable is delinquent...


Classifieds for Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Returning to the Milk River Gospel Jamboree Paul Family Bluegrass from Michigan June 23, 24, & 25 Visit ------------------------- 46th Annual Memorial Day FLEA MARKET IN ST. REGIS. Montana’s Largest. Daylight to Dusk....

 By Taylor French    News    May 24, 2023 

PC CattleWomen, RCAN, Recap First Year of Beef into Schools

As the school year draws to a close, RCAN and Phillips County CattleWomen would like to take the opportunity to review and reflect on this past year's Beef Into Schools pilot program. We certainly...

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    May 24, 2023 

Siewing Siblings Sweep Shot Put Events at Northern B; Malta Heads to State

The Malta track teams competed in the Northern B Divisional last Saturday, May 20, in Great Falls. The M-ettes took third place in the Womens' meet as a team with 85 points and the Mustangs were sixth...

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    May 24, 2023 

M-ettes Take Third at State, Bishop Ninth for Mustangs

The Malta Girls Golf Team became the latest M-ette team to bring home team hardware last Wednesday, May 17, after placing third at the 2023 State B Golf Meet. The three day event was held at the...

 Sports    May 24, 2023 

P.C. Athletes Head to Invitational

Malta's Bodhi Brenden (Malta Mustangs), Saco's Teagan Erickson (North Country Mavericks, and Whitewater's Paige Wasson (North Country) will be playing in the first Montana Elite Invitational, an...

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    May 24, 2023 

Saco and Dodson Teams Compete at Eastern C Meet

The Dodson and Saco Track track teams were both represented at the 2023 Eastern C Divisional Track Meet in Lambert last Thursday, May 18. The Panthers had two athletes punch their tickets to the...

 News    May 24, 2023 

Phillips County Residents eligible to win in Montana Meth Project's contest

Phillips County residents entering the Montana Meth Project's Paint the State 2023 art contest now have the opportunity to compete for major cash prizes thanks to the generous support of the Dennis...

 By Veronica Raussin    News    May 24, 2023 

Drug Addiction is a Growing Problem in the Veteran Community

Many veterans struggle with substance use disorders or mental health disorders. Addiction can quickly develop for some during their time in the military or when they retire or are discharged. The...

 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    May 24, 2023 

Five Penguins Heading to State; LaBrie, Wasson Earn Titles At Eastern C

The Whitewater Penguins will be sending five athletes to the 2023 State C Track Meet in Laurel, which starts on Thursday, May 25, and will end on Saturday, May 27. The Lady Penguins were fifth as a te...


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