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Articles from the June 4, 2014 edition

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 By Pierre Bibbs    News    June 4, 2014

Great Plains Dinosaur Museum adds new statues

Have you driven east of Malta on highway two and noticed a few creatures, that look like a cross between Jurassic Park and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory? Those dinosaurs, one 26 foot long Lime...

 

Phillips County's Robinson sworn in as WIR President

Commissioner Lesley Robinson, Phillips County, Mont., was sworn in on May 23 as president of the Western Interstate Region (WIR), a caucus affiliated with the National Association of Counties (NACo)....

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    News    June 4, 2014

Two Malta graduates donate hair to Locks of Love

If someone were to ask you to put your hair in a braid, cut it off, put it into an envelope and send it to Florida, would you do it? Seems silly right? How about it someone were to say that you were...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 4, 2014

Get your motor running

The First State Bank Car Show and the opening races at the PCMS Hi-Line Drag Strip go together like peas and carrots...that is, if peas were some of the coolest cars this side of the Mississippi and c...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 4, 2014

Malta City Council grants CTEP money to Malta Trails

The City of Malta Town Council meeting was held last Tuesday and the council heard many topics on the night including the city's pool opening soon, CTEP funds being awarded to Malta Trails, Inc. as...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 4, 2014

Michigan man pleads not guilty to three felonies committed in Phillips County in 2013

A Michigan man was recently charged with three felonies in Philips County District Court after a wild night in which he allegedly burned a stolen vehicle, robber a number of county residents and stole another vehicle. Jason Nicholas Leteff, 36 of...

 

Sometimes I look like I know what I am doing

I’ve been fishing for nearly 60 years so you’d think I’d know what I’m doing. And at times I do. But if I’m not catching anything, my confidence quickly heads south. I get nervous and...

 
 By Mark Hebert    Opinion    June 4, 2014

The Dog days of Summer are on the way

The Romans referred to the dog days as diēs caniculārēs and associated the hot weather during the days with the star Sirius – the Dog Star – and believed it to be an evil time when the “sea boiled” and “burning fevers” ensued. Sounds l...

 

The sun shone in so many ways on Memorial Day

The sun shone in so many way on Memorial Day. From the bright, shinning parade to the recognition of our fallen heroes. The tribute from the parade to the memorials and prayer and then containing at the VFW was an awesome display of respect for the...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    News    June 4, 2014

Loring News for week of June 4, 2014

The Whitewater track team has returned from the State meet. The competitors were Kourtney Simonson, Keira Simonson and Jeret Warren. They all had personal best records and actually broke a few school...

 

Briefly for week of June 4

Briefly Building/Zoning Please note: to submit any new permit applications ASAP as our Building Inspector is retiring. After his retirement it could be considerable time before we have another. Malta Kiwanis 6-3. Malta Kiwanis will meet on Tues....

 
 By Helen Austin    News    June 4, 2014

Whitewater News for the week of June 4, 2014

Kate Murdock, who has been student teaching in New Mexico, drove back to Moscow, Idaho, for her graduation, majoring in art and elementary education. Her mother, Nancy, also attended. Bill and Lana...

 
 By Eldora Henry    News    June 4, 2014

Dodson News for June 4, 2014

Kay Taylor is recovering nicely after having her back operated on in Great Falls. We all wish her a complete recovery and are looking for her back at the center soon. Polly Solberg and Dora Henry were...

 

Donne William Jesson

Donne William Jesson, age 83, of Johnsville and formerly of Lexington, left his earthly tent behind and exchanged it for a new one in Glory, Saturday evening, May 24, 2014, at Riverside Methodist...

 

Anna Eloise Brown Christiansen

Anna Eloise Brown Christiansen, 88, of Nashua passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014 at the Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow, Montana. She was born at home in Chinook, Montana on August 12, 1925 to Otto and Flossie (Herdman) Brown. She grew up and...

 

Roan Wesley Korman

Roan Wesley Korman was born on Thursday, May 29 at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital. He weighed seven pounds, 11 ounces and is 19 inches long. His parents are Jess Korman and Kaiu Summers who live in Hinsdale. His maternal grandparents are Shelly...

 

Wiederrick-Wiltse

Ken and Bonnie Wiederrick are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Patience, to Timothy Wiltse, son of Sue Wiltse of Great Falls and Mark Wiltse of Gillette WY. Tim is the grandson of Grace Lucas and the late Leroy Lucas of Malta and...

 

Malta Walleyes seeking anglers for Camp Walleye on June 28 and 29

The Malta Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited is sponsoring an overnight fishing trip on June 28 and 29 at Fourchette Bay. Young fishers will be chosen from participating school in Phillips County who are...

 

Phillips County Sheriffs Log for week of June 4

May 16 thru May 23 Please remember to file a new burn permit for the 2014 year. If you plan on doing any burning in 2014, please file one BEFORE you start to burn. These permits are good for all of 2014 and you only have to file one a year, not...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    June 4, 2014

Memories for the Week of June 4

June 2, 2004 10-years ago Sports: Malta’s Kevin Hanson of Malta and Saco’s Derek Beadle each win gold medals at the State Track Tournament in Missoula last weekend. Hanson won the gold by running the Class B 100-yard dash while Beadle took gold...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    June 4, 2014

Stiles earns first state crown; M-ettes eighth in state

The Malta M-ettes placed eighth in team standings at state after the State B meet in Butte, thanks to the heroic efforts of Sophia Stiles, Darby Schye and Jada Nicholson. The team scored 27.5 points...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    June 4, 2014

Simonson, Warren Break Records

Two Whitewater Penguins and a pair of Dodson Coyotes were unleashed upon Great Falls lat Friday and Saturday for the Class C State track and field meet. While neither school posted points, the teams...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Opinion    June 4, 2014

I Blame Bible College

One common question I always get is, “Where did you go to school?” The most common predetermined answer by readers is journalism school. I hate to break hearts, but I didn’t go to journalism...

 

"It Pays to Read at Malta Elementary School"

Malta Elementary School held its Accelerated Reading awards assembly recently and 122 students earned the right to spin the wheel or play Plinko for prizes. Prizes are donated from Malta businesses...

 

Smokey the Bear and Woodsy Poster winners in Malta

A total of 16 Malta Elementary School students were named winners in this year's Smokey the Bear and Woodsy Owl Poster Contest. The contest is sponsored nationally by the National Garden Club and...

 

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