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Articles from the January 31, 2018 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    January 31, 2018

Splashin' with compassion

When it was all said and done and the 25 Polar Plungers had braved the freezing waters at Nelson Reservoir last Saturday, a total of $12,199.50 was raised on the day for Montana Special Olympics. The...

 

Swell spelling in Saco

Saco Spelling Bee - It came down to old versus new in Saco last week, at least in the ranks of middle and elementary schools. Saco eighth grader and spelling bee veteran Jaycee Erickson and fifth grad...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    January 31, 2018

Ice Classic draws nearly 200 at Nelson

Like the water level at Nelson Reservoir, the number of anglers at this year’s Ice Classic Fishing Derby were up this year, nearly topping 200 total. “We are ecstatic with the number of fishers...

 

Pulse Production Workshop January 31

The Phillips County Extension Office will host a pulse (peas and lentil) production workshop on Wednesday, January 31. The workshop will start at 11 a.m. at the Great Northern with lunch provided....

 

Library set to host Classic Reading Challenge Pt. 2

The Phillips County Library is doing the Classics Challenge again this year. The Challenge has a whole new list of 20 books and sign up starts on Feb. 1, 2018. The challenge is open to junior high and high school students, as well as adults, and is a...

 
 By Barb Dunbar    News    January 31, 2018

From the desk at the Hi-Line Retirement Center

As I write this morning, from the nursing department the weather has warmed. We are doing well the colds, flu, and pneumonia have made the rounds but not in an epidemic fashion. Our census is 49. We are expecting two additional residents this month....

 

Malta's Galt and Brookie named to Tech Honor Roll

Montana Tech in Butte, Mont., is pleased to announce that Malta’s Jace Galt and Dalton Brookie were named to the school’s 2017 fall honor rolls. Those earning a 3.5 GPA will receive recognition for being listed on the Dean’s List. A full-time...

 
 By Helen Austin    News    January 31, 2018

Whitewater News and Opinion for January 31, 2018

Sympathy to all who have family or friends pass away recently. Phillips County has lost many lately. “Get well” wishes to Whitney Blunt in Loring. Also to all flu victims. There was a new arrival...

 

The case of the missing buffalo

Call the Hardy boys. It’s the case of the missing buffalo. Officials in Yellowstone National Park have opened a criminal investigation after someone cut a fence at the Stephens Creek quarantine...

 

Clearing some space

INFO I cleaned out our medicine cabinet the other day. I remember when Susan and I first became home owners many people saying that you accumulate a lot of stuff over the years. In cleaning out old...

 

John William Degel

MALTA- After many years of increasing pain, coupled with other issues, John Degel, 67, passed away on January 24, 2018. Memorial Services were held Monday, January 29, 11 a.m. at the Kirkwood Memorial Chapel with full Military Honors. Interment will...

 

Wayne Jacobs

Wayne Jacobs, 86, retired rancher, farmer and Korean War Vet, passed away peacefully January 24, 2018, surrounded by family. Wayne was born to Vernon and Francis (Hulbert) Jacobs July 8, 1931, in Malta, Mont. On January 21, 1958, Wayne married Elsie...

 

Saco Public School Honor Rolls announced

Saco Public School proudly announces their Semester 1 Honor Rolls for the 2017-18 school year. Superintendent's Honor Roll List (4.00 to 3.75): Christopher DePuydt, 12th, Chandler Pippin, 12th, Bailey Funk, 12th, Jaycee Erickson, 8th, Daeson...

 

Birth Announcement for January 31, 2018: Charlee Jinx Hoops

Charlee Jinx Hoops was born on Monday, January 15, 2018, at 7:37 p.m. at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. She weighed 10 pounds, 10 ounces and is 20 ¼ inches long. Charlee's parents are Jonnie Potter and Lane Mo...

 

Briefly for January 31, 2018

Malta Senior Meals Thursday, Feb 1st - Spaghetti Friday, Feb 2nd - Dill salmon Tuesday, Feb 6th - Stuffed cabbage Do you have a birthday in February? Be sure to sign up for a 10-meal certificate for February. Malta Dirt Daubers 2-5. The Malta Dirt...

 

Phillips County Sheriff's Report for January 31, 2018

January 5, 2018 11:59 p.m. Female requested a welfare check on a male walking on Hwy 363; caller was concerned as he wasn’t dressed for the weather; Deputies responded to the call; male found to be okay, and was warm, just walking to a family...

 

Memories for the Week of December 31, 2018

100 years ago Feb 7, 1918 John Post, a rancher near Caldwell, was found froze to death a half mile from his home when he was caught in a blizzard. He had left home to get the mail. *** The annual...

 

Mustangs defeat Wolves

The Malta Mustangs split games last week as they went on a two-game road trip against Wolf Point on Thursday, January 25 and then Havre on Saturday, January 27. The Mustangs defeated the Wolves...

 

Malta third at home tourney

The Malta-Whitewater Mustangs wrestling team took third place in the Malta Athletic Club Wrestling Invitational last Saturday at Malta High School on Saturday, January 27. The Invitational capped a...

 

M-ettes fourth in 2B

The Malta M-ettes lost a pair of games this past weekend in a pair of tough away games against Wolf Point and Havre. "I was proud of our girls this weekend," Malta Head Coach Nate Hammond told the...

 

North Country runs wild

The North Country Mavericks and Lady Mavericks basketball teams were able to defeat their Porcupines and Rivals foes at the Penguin Palace in Whitewater on Friday, January 26. The night served as Whit...

 

Dodson falls short to Turner

The Dodson Coyotes and Lady Coyotes lost a pair of games to the Turner Tornadoes teams in Dodson on Friday, January 26 at the Coyote Den. The coyotes lost 57-52, led by Tyrese Messerly and Shaun...

 

Northern B-C Divisional Wrestling Tournament, February 2-3

The Malta-Whitewater Mustangs Wrestling team won the 2017 Northern B-C Title last year, but there are plenty of teams with plenty of talent looking to take the crown. The 2018 Northern B-C Divisional...

 

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