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Articles from the October 11, 2017 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    October 11, 2017

Fall snow falls

An early-October snowstorm drilled sections of Phillips County last Tuesday, dropping anywhere from 1-inch at the Port of Morgan and nearly 14 inches in Zortman, leaving many county residents without...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    News    October 11, 2017

Suicide Prevention Awareness Walk draws crowd despite weather concerns

Veteran's Memorial Park is a place of remembrance for local fallen heroes in past wars. On Saturday, October 7, the park became a sight for hope as more than fifty walkers gathered to take a stand for...

 

Malta Mayor seat, council positions on the line in Municipal Election

In the City of Malta, incumbent Mayor Shyla Jones will not seek reelection after her eighth year in office. A five-person primary was held for the position in which John Demarais and Gary Knudsen were the victors and the two will be on the ballots wh...

 

No election in Dodson for mayor or council

In the town of Dodson, the mayor’s position and two Town Council seats were up for election. Incumbent Dodson Mayor Teresa Cole was running unopposed as were Jessica Fetter and Caleb Best meaning no election is needed for the Town of Dodson and no...

 

Town of Saco race for mayor features two, three vie for two council spots

In the town of Saco, the position of Mayor is up for grabs as are two spots on the Town Council. Incumbent Mayor Clinton Simpson is seeking reelection and LA (Mac) McIntosh is the challenger. In the town council race, Craig G. Robinson, Roberta Chris...

 
 By Suzanne Koss    News    October 11, 2017

Open Enrollment for Medicare Part D starts October 15

Open Enrollment for Medicare Part D, Prescription Drug Plan, is October 15th through December 7th. It’s very important to review your drug plan every year because the private drug companies can change their premium cost and list of drugs that they...

 

Do tell, Mr. Downing

Can you say carpetbagger? Troy Downing, a part-time resident of the toney Yellowstone Club at Big Sky, wants to represent Montana in the U.S. Senate. The head of a California-based self-storage...

 

Open up my heart

Welp, your faithful newspaper publisher is headed to the disabled list. After over a year of walking around clutching my chest — à la L.A. junkman Fred Sanford spouting “this is the big one” — doctors in Billings, Mont., will finally crack...

 

My fastball is horrendous

I don’t claim to be a rocket scientist. But every once in a while, you gotta use what the good Lord gives you. As many know by now on Monday, October 2, our county and Hill County got blasted by a snowstorm. In the opening hours of that snowstorm...

 

Don't take friends for granted

Dear Editor, Suicide has to be one of the saddest words in the English language. It’s a word you are never ready to hear. Dr. Scott Hahn, a professor at Stevensville University, spoke on an episode in his life. He was en route to a speaking...

 

Briefly for October 11, 2017

Malta Senior Meals Thursday, Oct 12th - Pork roast Friday, Oct 13th - Fish & chips Tuesday, Oct 17th - Salisbury steak Do you have a birthday in October? Be sure to sign up for a 10 meal certificate for October when you sign in for dinner. You could...

 

Phillips County Sheriff's Report for October 11, 2017

September 22, 2017 10:33 p.m. Deputy performed security checks in the Malta area. 10:38 p.m. Ft Belknap LE reported possible poachers in Phillips Co; Deputy responded to the call; no poachers located, driver of the reported vehicle turned out to be...

 

Saco Lutheran Church hosting Movie Night

On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther hammered 95 statements on the door of the Wittenberg Church. This Middle Ages monk saw a need for change in the church, and with the help of technology, he was able to spark discussion on reforming the church. As...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    October 11, 2017

Memories for October 11, 2017

100 years ago October 11, 1917 This is a letter that was written home by Fred L. Robinson when he was at Camp Lewis, American Lake: "We were glad to have the last contingent of home boys join us Frida...

 

Loring News for October 11, 2017

I think it has been about 3 weeks since Hurricane Maria hit the Country of Dominica where Jeff and Athlene Murdock live. Jeff grew up in Whitewater, went to the Peace Corps when he graduated from...

 
 By Helen Austin    News    October 11, 2017

Whitewater News & Opinion for October 11, 2017

We are all horrified by the terrible massacre in Las Vegas. Everyone — including the NRA — should see the great need for gun control! The question is, how could all of those guns possibly get in...

 

Malta falls to Wolf Point in four sets

With the snow storm forcing the Harlem Wildcats to postgame a game against the Malta M-ettes that was scheduled for Thursday, October 5, the M-ettes had one game last weekend against the Wolf Point...

 

Punt, Pass & Kick winners honored

Punt, Pass & Kick Results Girls ages 6-7 1. Avi Oxarart, 58'6", 2. Maddie Tatafu, 42'10", Miracle Love, 45'. Boys ages 6-7 1. Jace Tollefson, 124'5", Trevor Knowles, 106'5", and 3. Tellen...

 

Mustangs crush Cut Bank

The Malta Mustangs football team increased their chances of making the 2017 Class B Football Championship Series by defeating the Cut Bank Wolves 43-13 last Friday, October 6, at Mustang Field. “I...

 

Mavs split two games

The North Country Mavericks had a bittersweet weekend as they were able to defeat a Class B team but would later fall to a divisional rival. The Mavericks opened their weekend with a win over the...

 
 By Eldora Henry    News    October 11, 2017

Dodson News for October 11, 2017

Polly Solberg returned home after spending several days visiting in Ismay. She said the bad storm had not extended to Ismay. Teri Leys of Belgrade and her grandson Roper Leys of Choteau came to visit...

 

Card News for October 11, 2017

Whist On Tuesday, October 3, Leonard Leader scored a game high 47 and Margaret Leader took second with 38. The traveling prize was awarded to Lu Olson. Pinochle On Thursday, October 5, Von Holzey scored 6,250 to take first place while Malcolm Clause...

 
 By Lori Taylor    News    October 11, 2017

Phillips County Museum News for October 11, 2017

The Homestead Act of 1862 opened-up land to any adult who had never taken up arms against the United States government. Women and immigrants were eligible along with the male population. Nearly 10 % of the total area of the United States was given...

 

Haney Teacher of the Year 2017 in Havre

Each year Havre Public School employees have the privilege of nominating one of their own to receive the Teacher of the Year Award. Many outstanding individuals are nominated each year and this year’s list included Heather Haney, Havre High, Marie...

 

Billie's flower garden and it grows

The Malta Dirt Daubers Garden Club held a soup supper meeting at Toni Ziegler's home last Monday evening, Oct. 2nd. Guest speaker Billie Maxie gave a presentation on how flowers influenced her...

 

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