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 By Helen Austin    Opinion    May 18, 2022 

Whitewater News & Opinion for Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Sympathy to the war victims. Pray for peace. “Get Well Wishes” to Whitewater’s Bobby and Pat Anderson, Claris Stahl and Andrew Nagy, Pastor Bob’s dad, also to Dixie Stordahl. Smokey the Bear...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    May 18, 2022 

Loring News for Wednesday, May 18, 2022

We were blessed with a nice gentle rain that kind of reminded us older folks of the rains we used to get! It was only one day but it made everyone smile! Now that we know it can happen I pray that it...

 
 By Eldora Henry    Opinion    May 18, 2022 

Dodson News for Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Dora’s son Steve and wife Judy just returned from a trip to Paris Germany, and a cruise North from there. They said it was beautiful and they enjoyed it a lot. They both taught in the Billings...

 
 By Parker Heinlein    Opinion    May 18, 2022 

Still able to float my boat

I hadn’t been fishing in a while. Not like this anyway. For three days in a row, my friend Mike and I fished Fort Peck Lake from morning ‘til night with little interference other than time out to...

 
 By Helen Austin    Opinion    May 11, 2022

Whitewater News & Opinion for Wednesday, May 11, 2022

It’s May, hope you had a “Happy Mother’s Day.” Sympathy to the farmers and ranchers and all who are affected by the 2022 drought. Many ranchers have had to sell cattle since there is no grass...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    May 11, 2022

Loring News for Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Another spring week with very strong winds and little rain. I have faith that the rain will come! I just hope it’s in time to make some grass grow and give the prairie a good drink! The migratory...

 
 By Eldora Henry    Opinion    May 11, 2022

Dodson News for Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Heavy rain Tuesday night---puddles all over Wednesday morning. A little drop in temp but sure made a difference in the color of the lawns. Greener everywhere. Light rain again on Wednesday night and...

 

Phillips County Commissioners talk local issue on June Ballot

On March 7, 2022, the Phillips County Commissioners passed a resolution to request voter approval for a local option motor vehicle tax on the June 7, 2022 federal primary ballot. Approval of this issue would place a 0.5% tax on all new light-weight...

 

Everything changes, including me

I’m not a guy who dwells on the good old days. Everything changes. Including me. But really, it‘s hard to ignore. Does everything have to change for the worse? Bitter cold combined with drought...

 
 By Helen Austin    Opinion    May 4, 2022

Whitewater News & Opinion for Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Sympathy to all poor people who are affected by war. Pray for peace. Sympathy to the family and friends of Dan Boatman of Arizona. Dan was Lois (Berg) Boatman’s son. He lived in Whitewater and Malta...

 
 By Dixie Stordahl    Opinion    May 4, 2022

Loring News for Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Happy May Day! Did any of you get flowers at your door? Did you catch your secret May Day deliverer? That used to be the funnest little race not to get caught! The gopher shoot was this weekend!...

 
 By Eldora Henry    Opinion    May 4, 2022

Dodson News for Wednesday, May 4, 2022

We had heavy rain on Tuesday night and there were puddles in all the low places on Wednesday morning. A little drop in temperature sure made a difference in the color of the lawns; greener everywhere....

 
 By Parker Heinlein    Opinion    May 4, 2022

The Rock Creek Library is nearly complete

During a meeting of our cabin owners association last fall it was suggested that one of those little free libraries would be a good addition to the community. A board member immediately spoke up and...

 
 By Lori Taylor    Opinion    April 27, 2022

Phillips County Museum News for Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Wondering how Zortman got its name? Zortman, an early mining town in the Little Rockies, was named after Oliver Pete Zortman. Zortman was born in Pennsylvania in 1865. He spent his early years receiving a school education and helping his father in...

 
 By Helen Austin    Opinion    April 27, 2022

Whitewater News & Opinion for Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Thanks to all who gave me birthday parties, gifts, cards, and phone calls. I appreciate all. Easter Sunday, the Whitewater Lutheran Church had a brunch followed by church with many guests. These...

 
 By Pat Murdock    Opinion    April 27, 2022

Rural Whitewater News for Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Matt and Bri Anderson hosted Easter Sunday dinner at their home on the ranch. Guests were Cody and Michelle Math children Harrison, Hudson, Aidree and Adalynn. Jace, Shae and son Stone, Rena and Bob Math, Great grandpa Ben and wife Barb and friend Lu...

 

It's the lazy man's time of year

It’s hard to turn on the TV or open the laptop without being inundated with tips on how to get ready for spring. Prepare those vegetable beds now! Check this list before you put that boat in the...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Opinion    April 27, 2022

Spring of 2022 has been weird

It has been a weird spring. They call Chicago the Windy City, but I grew up in Chicago and had never experienced wind like the winds that we had earlier this month. Continued wind gusts over 75 miles...

 
 By Eldora Henry    Opinion    April 27, 2022

Dodson News for Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Polly Solberg was in Havre and while there, visited with Helen and Jim Billmayer, as well as Sharon Anderson and Jan McElroy at the nursing home. Polly spent Easter with son Nathan and family in...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, April 27, 2022

A wonderful surprise for me when I looked at my shelf with my amaryllis bulbs stored on it! One had grown a new bud shoot and will be blooming soon! Such a lift to my heart! Spring birds that I’ve...

 
 By Helen Austin    Opinion    April 20, 2022

Whitewater News & Opinion for Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Sympathy to the Dunbar family and friends of a real Pioneer Lady "Nel Cruickshank."She was the last of her pioneer family. We heard she passed at the home of Dixie (Dunbar)Moore. So sad. I will...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Of course I know that a winter storm can roll through any month! This one was a doozy and we’ve had very little snow all year. Then overnight it snowed and snowed. No wind! So before we could have...

 

Camping in April; I used to know better

My memory is beginning to fail. I used to know better. You don’t camp in Montana in April. I forgot that. A couple of weeks ago Barb and I hooked the pickup to our camper trailer and drove south to...

 
 By Eldora Henry    Opinion    April 13, 2022

Dodson News for Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Palm Sunday was a pretty nice day---some wind of course, but that is so every day. A special wish for a beautiful day for Easter this coming Sunday---Hope everyone has a nice one. Terri Cole has been...

 

Loring News for Wednesday, April 13, 2022

When I went to AZ this time I missed the big wind event that was in northern Phillips County! I have not discovered any problems except a few branches down on the back yard. The electricity was off...

 

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