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  • 2023 Festival of Trees Held at Museum

    Kari Hould, PCN Staff|Dec 6, 2023

    The theme in the stillness of the bright and shiny night was "Naughty or Nice" in downtown last week. The night of November 30th was festive and special as the Phillips County Historical Society hosted the 20th Annual Festival of Trees at the Phillips County Museum. Penny Mackey provided entertainment as she gracefully played on the piano that floated from the balcony and fell gently amid the crowd. It was indeed a night of wonderment and magic as holiday songs filled the air. The smell of...

  • Serving Those Who Served

    Kari Hould, PCN Staff|Dec 6, 2023

    On Veterans Day, Saturday the 11th of November, 2023, veterans of the various branches of the military were guests of honor at the annual dinner hosted by the VFW Auxiliary. Approximately 95-100 enjoyed dinner, which was followed by a "Blind Auction." Rick Mikkelson served as Chaplain for the blessing, and Junior members, CharLee and JaLee Anderson led the pledge to the flag. The closing prayer was offered by Sharon Kindle, American Legion Chaplain. Assisting with the preparations for the event...

  • Fort Belknap Man Arraigned on Hoax Threat

    U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Montana|Dec 6, 2023

    A Fort Belknap man suspected of making threats to blow up the school in Dodson, near the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, was arraigned Tuesday on charges, U.S. Attorney Jesse Laslovich said today. Jacob Erwin Wilson, 40, pleaded not guilty to an indictment charging him with false information and hoaxes. If convicted of the most serious crime, Wilson faces a maximum of five years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release. U.S. Magistrate Judge John T. Johnston presided. Wilson was detained pending further proceedings. As...

  • Malta - South Construction Paused for the Winter Season

    Dec 6, 2023

    The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) and Wickens Construction have paused operations on the Malta - South project for the winter. Traffic control has been removed. In 2023, crews completed work on the Alkali Creek Bridge and the irrigation ditch bridge near the edge of town. In addition, alignment work and culvert installation began on US Highway 191 (US 191), starting approximately nine miles outside of Malta. “MDT is pleased with the progress this year. We completed both bridges and began roadway realignment operations,” said Dua...

  • City Council Talks Vehicle Removal Ordinance, AAU Wrestling

    Kari Hould, PCN Staff|Dec 6, 2023

    Tuesday, November 28th, the Malta City Council convened at 5 P.M. in the chambers for the regular meeting. Following the pledge to the flag, motions were made, followed by a motion to second, and the minutes from the last meeting, the agenda, the audit for claims, and the October payroll were approved. All Councilpersons, Mayor Demarais, Clerk Lorie Bond, PWD Jim Truelove, Sally Wright (Parks & Recreation Director), John Wright (Compliance Officer), and Laura Pankratz were also present. Luke Spencer joined the meeting briefly to address the...

  • A Tribute to A Friend and Colleague

    Parker Heinlein, Outdoors Columnist|Dec 6, 2023

    I learned today of the death of my friend and longtime colleague Joan Haines. A reporter at the Bozeman Chronicle for many years Joan followed her own path even if it strayed from that suggested by her editors. As the Chronicle’s features editor, I butted heads with her on more than one occasion. I well remember meeting with Joan and our managing editor in the Chronicle conference room concerning a story she didn’t want to cover. Joan sat down, placed a tape recorder on the table, looked at the...

  • Diann Castleberry Hanson (September 23, 1946 - November 25, 2023)

    Dec 6, 2023

    Diann Castleberry Hanson, 77 years old, free from the physical ales of this world with family by her side, went to be with our LORD on Saturday, November 25, 2023. She was born in Glasgow, Mont. to Faxton and June Castleberry on September 23, 1946. She graduated from Glasgow High School in 1964. Diann attended one year of college at Eastern Montana College. Through a classmate, Ron's sister, she met Ron Hanson and six months later on July 18, 1965, they were married. This marriage lasted 57+...

  • Whitewater News & Opinion for Wednesday, December 6, 2023

    Helen Austin, PCN Correspondent|Dec 6, 2023

    Late Happy Birthday to President Joe Biden! I hope you have many more! Back to Phillips County, sympathy for the family of Diann Hanson. She is related to Ree Simonson and Marjorie Olson. It is December! The weather is warm and beautiful and there is no wind or snow yet. Happy Birthday to all December Birthdays, including Lulubelle Bessel, Curt and Janice Reichelt. Happy Birthday to Jesus, our Savior, on December 25th. Back in Whitewater here are the upcoming activities. On December 14th there...

  • Phillips County Museum News for Wednesday, December 6, 2023

    Rose Teske, P. C. Museum Curator|Dec 6, 2023

    All of us are aware of the Sleeping Buffalo Rock on Highway 2 between Malta and Saco. It was originally one of several on a ridge near Cree Crossing on the Milk River. H. G. Robinson first saw the rocks in 1892, when he observed a lone Native American dismount from his horse, raise his hands in prayer and walk toward it. The man left beadwork, tobacco and red calico cloth on the rock. The rock is part of the cultural past of the Assiniboine, Gros Ventre, Cree, Chippewa and Blackfeet tribes. All these tribes have stories about the role the rock...

  • Briefly for Wednesday, December 6, 2023

    Dec 6, 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 Council Meetings City Council Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at City Hall at 5 p.m. Knitting and Crochet Club The Knitting & Crochet Club will meet in the downstairs conference room of the P. C. Library from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday. Lunch at River’s Bend Mon. a...

  • Memories for Wednesday, December 6, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Dec 6, 2023

    1 yrs ago Dec. 4, 2013 Though he had passed away in May, the legacy that Johnny Richardson left behind as Salvation Army bell ringer will continue. The Malta Key Club took the project on and will accept donations in their kettle pot. “Coming home…” was Katie (Smith) and Mike Lamoreau and their daughter, Sadie. They had been living in Oregon. The entire Dodson staff, students and employees prepared letters to send to Zach Cole, who is in the service in Afghanistan as a Warrant Officer. He shared the greetings with his unit to assure they were...

  • Legals for Wednesday, December 6, 2023

    Dec 6, 2023

    SECTION 00100 INVITATION TO BID Separate sealed bids for construction of the Phase 1 Saco Wastewater Improvements will be received by the Town of Saco at 110 Nelson Street, Saco MT 59261, until 2 pm local time on December 20, 2023, and then publicly opened and read aloud. The project consists of the Installation of about 800 feet of new 8-inch PVC sewer main, new submersible sewer lift station and wet well, abandonment of the existing lift station wet well and dry well, influent splitter structure improvements, and sludge removal and disposal....

  • Classifieds for Wednesday, December 6 , 2023

    Dec 6, 2023

    Malta Dairy Queen DAY SHIFT TEAM MEMBERS Good hourly wage and DQ works around family and school activities. If highly reliable and professional – Shift Supervisor may be an option, which comes with a good raise and a quarterly Incentive Program once trained. (Application available at DQ) Please call Owners to schedule an interview at 654-4083. 655 N 1st St, Malta, MT --------------------------------------- Valley View Home Ward Clerk Valley View Home is searching for a new full time Ward Clerk. The Ward Clerk diligently works with nursing a...

  • Dodson Picks up Wins over Terry, Mon-Dak

    Pierre Bibbs, Publisher|Dec 6, 2023

    The Dodson Coyotes boys basketball team is 2-0 after picking up a pair of wins in Glasgow last weekend at the Class C Showcase. The Coyotes defeated the Terry Terriers 47-45 on Friday, December 1, and the Mon-Dak (Westby-Grenora) Thunder 49-23 on Saturday, December 2. "We just work hard," Senior Captain Sebastian Best said. "We lift (weights) in the afternoon; seventh period at the end of school. We want to get our bounce up. We want to be the best athletes on the court at all times." In their w...

  • Lady Coyotes Split Games to Start Season

    Pierre Bibbs, Publisher|Dec 6, 2023

    The Dodson Coyotes Lady Coyotes basketball team picked up their first victory of the season in Glasgow last weekend at the Class C Showcase. The team defeated the Terry Lady Terriers 45-37 last Friday, December 1, and fell 48-31 to the Mon-Dak (Westby-Grenora) Thunder on Saturday, December 2. Dodson does not have a game scheduled for this weekend, but will host the Scobey Spartans on Friday, December 15, starting at 4 p.m. They will then host the 2023 Class C State Champion North Country Lady...

  • Malta Middle School hosts Home Meet; Six Earn Titles

    Steve French, For the PCN|Dec 6, 2023

    The Malta Middle School competed at Poplar on Thursday, Nov 30 and at home on Saturday, Dec 2. The teams competing at Poplar were Sidney, Circle, Wolf Point, Malta, Glasgow and Poplar. The same teams minus Sidney, competed at Malta. Most wrestlers got two matches at Poplar and three matches at Malta. Beckett Squires and Beau Merriman found tough competition in Poplar going 0-2 and Gunner Stenberg went 2-0 in his first outing, coming from behind in his second match to pin his opponent. All three...

  • Lady Mavericks Begin Season with Wins

    Pierre Bibbs, Publisher|Dec 6, 2023

    The reigning State C Champion North Country Lady Mavericks basketball team won both games in their opening weekend in Miles City. The team defeated the Garfield County (Jordan) Lady Mustangs 60-17 on Friday, December 1, and the Melstone Lady Broncs 46-27 on Saturday, December 2. This Thursday, December 7, the Lady Mavericks will head to the Lewistown Showcase to face Winifred-Roy. Mavericks Head Coach Amber Erickson was asked about Winifred-Roy. "They are a state contending team with some...

  • Maverick Men Fall to Melstone, Jordan

    Pierre Bibbs, Publisher|Dec 6, 2023

    The North Country Mavericks basketball team lost their two first games of the season as they fell to the Jordan Mustangs on Friday, December 1, and the Melstone Broncs on Saturday, December 2. Despite being low in numbers, with eight athletes, North Country was able to compete with Melstone, but fell 51-46. They lost to Jordan 54-35. This Thursday, December 7, the Mavericks will head to the Lewistown Showcase to face the Winifred-Roy Outlaws and then the Twin Bridges Falcons on Friday, December...

  • Malta Grapplers Start Season in Havre; Schipman Earns Title

    Pierre Bibbs, Publisher|Dec 6, 2023

    The season has kicked off for the Malta Wrestling Team, who competed in the Havre Mixer on Friday, December 1, and the Havre Invitational on Saturday, December 2. The team was able to compete with 10 of their 20 wrestlers, the other ten of which haven't met practice requirements or are injured. Malta Head Coach Jake French said that his team did well despite many of them seeing their first high school meet. "Though (a few) were inexperienced, young, and new, we did great," Coach French said....

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