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  • Memories for Wednesday, January 3, 2024

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Jan 3, 2024

    10 yrs ago Dec. 31, 2013 The Malta City Council, upon the recommendation of Mayor Shyla Jones, voted to reappoint Carolyn Schmoeckel as clerk/treasurer and John Demarais as public works director. Both appointments are for one year. William and Carol Hofer of the East Malta Colony announce the arrival of Asher John Hofer, born Dec. 24, in Glasgow. Selected as Snowball Royalty were King Kelin King and Queen Mariah Pankratz. The Billings Clinic MedFlight’s pilot transporting you might happen to be Andrea (Robinson) McCaffree, formerly of...

  • Memories for Wednesday, December 27, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Dec 27, 2023

    10 yrs ago Dec. 24, 2013 American Legion members Ken Wiederrick, David Wilkes, Jim Sintler and Gary Faydo presented a check for $500 to the Boys and Girls Club. What do Col. Sanders, Coca Cola and Wade Hasler have in common? They all have a secret recipe ingredient. In Wade’s case, the secret ingredient is in his dad’s (Bud Hasler) homemade Roquefort Dip. Sen. Max Baucus has nominated Jake French of Choteau for acceptance into the United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs. Four residents of the Hi-Line Retirement Center were...

  • Memories for Wednesday, December 20, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Dec 20, 2023

    10 yrs ago Dec. 18, 2013 Turk Salsbery displayed his knowledge of the world by winning the Malta Elementary Geography Bee; runner up was Marcus Knudsen. Jim Sintler had resigned as maintenance man for the city, and a coffee and cake reception was held in his honor. Zora (age 7) and Linden (age 5) Holt performed a delightful Christmas play for the Tallow Creek and Content audience. They were assisted by their teacher, Conni French, and community members in singing carols, as well. Winning matches at the Glasgow Invitational were Keenan Schipman,...

  • Memories for Wednesday, December 13, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Dec 13, 2023

    10 yrs Dec. 11, 2013 Sapphire Avenue in Hillcrest took on a new look as the Eric Wilke family adorned their yard with decorations and lights that danced to music broadcast over an FM radio signal. The Geography Bee netted five contestants as finalists for each of the fourth and fifth grades. The fourth graders were Kyle Johannesen, Gavin Benge, Kevin Missildine, Oren Mackey and Austin Bunk. The fifth graders selected were Turk Salsbery, Marcus Knudsen, Pierce Mortenson, Peyton Jones and Korin Longknife. Nellie Ereaux won the award for the most...

  • Memories for Wednesday, December 6, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Dec 6, 2023

    10 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...

  • Memories for Wednesday, November 29, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Nov 29, 2023

    10 yrs ago Nov. 27, 2013 The Malta Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, opposing the introduction of buffalo on the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge. State Representative Mike Lang said the FWP hears from 60,000 people outside of Montana in favor of the proposal and 20,000 within Montana who oppose it. Tyler Hanson, graduate of Shepherd, MT. was interviewed as the new Spanish teacher at Malta High School. Phillips County Commissioner Dunbar called the reintroduction of ferrets “a waste of...

  • Memories for Wednesday, November 22, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Nov 22, 2023

    10 yrs ago Nov. 20, 2013 Cecelia Lankford, mother of fourteen, was honored on the occasion of her 100th birthday. Charles G. Mahan, of Malta, and a Nevada man were convicted and sentenced on hunting-related charges in Phillips County Justice Court. Mahan, who had previously lost his hunting privileges for life, paid $6,310 and was sentenced to 180 days in jail, which he served under house arrest. The Sheriff’s Office received a report of a mutilation of a cow on the South Wagner Road, Hwy 363. The udder area of the cow had been cut away with...

  • Memories for Wednesday, November 15, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Nov 15, 2023

    10 yrs ago Nov. 13, 2013 When a freak October snowstorm in South Dakota left thousands of cattle dead in its wake, 16 local ranchers donated 29 head of cattle to help some ranchers there get a new start. Valued at $40,000, the cattle were inspected by Bill Anderson (who donated his time) and Jesse Blunt of the Livestock Association assisted with the project. A Montana tradition…neighbor helping neighbor. This time “she” was instrumental in “Coming home…” as Susan (Fauth) Bibbs and her sweetheart “Peezy” or aka Pierre (to the...

  • Memories for Wednesday, November 8, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Nov 8, 2023

    10 yrs ago Nov. 6, 2013 Malta’s famed Leonardo, the mummy dinosaur, listed in the Guinness World Book of Records as being among the best-preserved dinosaur remains in the world, went on display at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. The black-footed ferret is a topic of the Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting in Helena. They are being considered for release to augment the population on the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge south of Malta. A few kids going through simulated fire and smoke at the Fire Department drill we...

  • Memories for Wednesday, November 1, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Nov 1, 2023

    10 yrs ago Oct. 30, 2013 A baby boy, Houston, was born to Skip and Shari (Starr), in Las Vegas, NV. He joins a sister and four brothers. Grandparents are Curtis and Bonnie Starr, formerly of Malta; he is their 26th grandchild. Malta Middle School announced the Sept. Students of the Month. Chosen for demonstrating positive attitude, manners, politeness to all, standing up for others and leadership were Marcus Woods, Kaylanna Bain, Kendall Koss and Taylor Gilkerson. Over 170 books were donated to Malta Elementary and Middle School, Saco,...

  • Memories for Wednesday, October 25, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Oct 25, 2023

    10 yrs ago Oct. 23, 2013 Bobby Knudsen, former M-ette basketball standout, has been selected by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association as an All-American for the West Region. The Malta Mustang football team header in to final game of the season 4-3 to face the Harlem Wildcats. Malta has not lost a game to Harlem since 1986, when Head Coach of the Mustangs, Scott King was head coach of the Wildcats. Gary and Barb Anderson and Zane and Barbie Gray donated two semi-trailer loads of choice grass mix hay to the Health Care Foundation Fund-rais...

  • Memories for Wednesday, October 18, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Oct 18, 2023

    10 yrs Oct. 16, 2013 Addy Anderson, winner of the third grade “What I learned at Ag Ed Day” contest said, “Cows are good for the environment because when cattle graze they reduce the length of grass. Cattle fight fires another way also. When they graze the grass, it gets shorter and it keeps it so there is less fire.” Winners of the first “Brag Tag” awards at Dodson School were Nellene Messerly, Christina Jaynes, Tanner Ball, Cash KillEagle, Junior Stiffarm, Christopher Jaynes and Jeremiah Henry. Introduced by new Superintendent...

  • Memories for Wednesday, October 11, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Oct 11, 2023

    10 yrs ago Oct. 9, 2013 A stand-alone independently owned bank, The First State Bank of Malta celebrated its 110th anniversary last March. As of October, Bob Galt became just the eighth president of the bank in its long history. A daughter, Castielle Louise, was born to Jory and Katherine Schipman. She joins brothers, Ross and Cody, and sister Lexis. A filming crew was at the Great Plains Dinosaur Station to film for a possible series, “Bone Rangers.” Local rancher Brenda Koss was interviewed as the museum has numerous fossil finds from...

  • Memories for Wednesday, October 4, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Oct 4, 2023

    10 yrs ago Oct. 2, 2013 No one answered the phone at Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge on Tuesday morning. The office was shut down as a nationwide government office closure. It's celebration time for the Kienenberger’s. Come wish Charles a happy 80th birthday, and Charles and Sharon a happy 50th wedding anniversary. A reception will be held on Oct. 26th at the Lutheran Church. The Dodson Speedway will host a two-day AMX race, with proceeds to benefit Victoria Kirby, a student at Dodson School, who was paralyzed in an auto accident this...

  • Memories for Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Sep 13, 2023

    10 yrs Sept. 11, 2013 Enrollment counts at the kick-off of the new school year showed Dodson with 73 students, Whitewater has 52, and Saco enrollment is at 49 students. Ashley Stuart, and her husband Jake, made the decision to move back to her surroundings and family. They, and their children Regan and Emree, were featured in the “Coming home” segment of the PCN. The Saco-Hinsdale Wildfire volleyball team took on the Bainville Bulldogs and handed them four losses. Whitney Molina led the team with 13 kills and eight digs. World War II vetera...

  • Memories for Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Sep 6, 2023

    10 yrs ago Aug. 28, 2013 Greg Ziegler and his wife, Amanda, were returning to his hometown, to follow in his dad’s footsteps as a pharmacist. They were among some who were “coming home”. Orvin Solberg was portraying Alex Murdock in the Historic Walk presented by the Phillips County Historical Society and Malta Dirt Daubers. There will be a lot of Saco pride on display over the Labor Day weekend, as the community hosts its 50th Saco Fun Days with an All-School Reunion tossed in for good measure. Thad Giblette, Family Nurse Practitioner,...

  • Memories for Wednesday, August 30, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Aug 30, 2023

    10 yrs ago Sept. 4, 2013 Jesse Simonson, his wife Carrie, and their three foster children have returned “home” to his roots in Whitewater, MT. to farm and ranch with his dad. The Malta Mustang football team will open their season with a game against Huntley Project in Worden. Malta only has four returning starters. Marko Manoukian, Extension Agent, reports that the harvest yields are above average with winter wheat averaging 50-60 bushels per acre; spring wheat was running 30-40 bushels per acre. Hail damage resulted in 11 claims affecting...

  • Memories for Wednesday, August 23, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Aug 23, 2023

    10 yrs ago Aug. 21, 2013 Phillips County was one of six in the state with West Nile-positive mosquitoes. Malta Chamber of Commerce members held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for A & J Mobile Fleet Repair, which was opened by Jay Weston and his family. Viola “Vi” Beyer was the guest of honor at a surprise birthday party celebrating her 100th birthday. Bonnie Starr won the Marian Hills Ladies Golf Tournament Championship and low gross honors in the tournament. Gloria Klind won low net honors. Malta Schools released the enrollment numbers:...

  • Memories for Wednesday, August 9, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Aug 9, 2023

    10 yrs ago Aug. 7, 2013 Driver Jamie Johnson of Billings was not injured after the two pneumatic trailers he was pulling went off the road, slid 648 feet before it rolled a quarter of a roll and landed on the passenger side. At the state swim meet, Darrow Messerly and Tate Carney brought home bronze medals. Shayen Garfield “went into the state meet seeded twelfth and swam for the championship, and finished sixth,” said Coach Lynn. A time capsule buried in 1955 in Saco and discovered eight years ago will be reburied during Saco Fun Days...

  • Memories for Wednesday, August 2, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Aug 2, 2023

    10 yrs ago July 31, 2013 Phillips County Sheriff Scott Moran was advising residents to lock their vehicles after a crime spree hit town. A vehicle was set on fire at the depot, which had been stolen in Minnesota. A man walked into a yard, stole a wallet and credit cards; another vehicle was entered, and in the items stolen were a checkbook. Another vehicle was entered, and cash and a checkbook were stolen. A 2003 car was stolen from the Sportsman Motel. The suspect in all the crimes was identified as Jason Letteff of Michigan and a warrant was...

  • Memories for Wednesday, July 19, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Jul 19, 2023

    10 yrs ago July 17, 2013 Winners at the 4-H Horse Show held Saturday were: Senior Showmanship: Jeret Warren, Rebecca Smith and Marley Manoukian; Advanced Junior Showmanship: Aidan Wiese, Kari Koss and Charlee Rhodes; Beginning Junior Showmanship: Brett Wiebe, Kailey Crowder, Danie Rhodes, Spencer Gibbs and Sidney Meeks. The family of Evelyn Mae Hendrickson extend an invitation to join them at Lippi’s Kitchen in Great Falls on July 28th to celebrate her 80th birthday. The reception will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nine-year-old Victoria...

  • Memories for Wednesday, July 5, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|Jul 5, 2023

    10 yrs ago July 3, 2013 Councilperson Bonnie Wiederrick would be challenged for election in the upcoming election by Alice Hofer who filed before the 5 pm deadline. Mayor Shyla Jones and Ward 1 Alderman David Rummel were running unopposed. The Dodson Mayor election turned into a three-way race, with Randy Dolphay, Theresa Cole and Al Minugh having filed for the office. Two four-year council positions are open and Caleb Best, Deserae KillEagle and William “Bean” Simanton have tossed their name into the hat. City landfill operator, Bob Kapp,...

  • Memories for Wednesday, May 31, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|May 31, 2023

    10 yrs ago May 29, 2013 Country western sensation, Gwen Sebastian was announced as the entertainment for the 2013 Philips County Fair in Dodson. Added to the line of entertainment also are the tractor pull and a youth dance. Dr. Michael Veseth, of Malta, was recently selected as the President of the Montana Dental Association. He is a graduate of Concordia College. Coach Glenn Flatt was retiring after coaching an impressive career at the helm as track coach of Malta High School. Five teachers in the Malta School District announced their...

  • Memories for Wednesday, May 24, 2023

    Compiled by Kari Hould|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 heroes, both present and past. The weekend kicks off with a breakfast on Saturday, and a parade and BBQ on Monday. The Malta City Council had secured a grant to install a handicap lift for the swimming pool. An article, printed in the PCN during WWII, was found in the belongings of Marjean Carnahan aft...

  • Memories for Wednesday, May 17, 2023

    Compiled by Jennifer French|May 17, 2023

    10 yrs ago May 15, 2013 Malta Board Decides Against Special Levy Election The Malta School Board decided not to hold a special mill levy election, hired four new teachers and a new head girls basketball coach, and authorized the purchase of new computers at their meeting last week. Supt. At April's meeting, Kris Kuehn recommended the board not call for a levy election on the traditional date in May because the state legislature was still working on an education funding bill. He left open the...

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