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Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for October 16, 2019


October 16, 2019

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Lee Koss of Malta purchased the reserve champion bull at the Hereford Sale from Kulbeck Brothers of Big Sandy. Purchase price for the reserve champion bull was $900. IN the picture from the left are Koss, Deb Long, who presented the Malta Chamber of Commerce trophy to Kulbecks, and Neil Kulbeck. Koss is the son for Mr. and Mrs. Adam Koss.

100 years ago

October 15, 1919

George W. Clay was named the chairman of the National Roosevelt (Theodore) Memorial Fund. Community chairmen were Irving Miller, Bowdoin; Dudley Jones, Dodson; W.E. Mead, Lovejoy; O.P. Shenefelt, Malta, and H.A. Vagg, Saco.


Excellent grades in arithmetic were made by the following grade school pupils: Lochiel Edwards, Violet Veseth, Esther Edwards, Edna Brockway, and Dorothy Robinson.


H.L. Wolfe Jr. has returned from a years service as K.C. Secretary with the army in France. He hopes to open a law office in the Malta National Bank building.


Mr. and Mrs. Alex Elliot and son, Francis, have gone to Florida for the winter.


A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Westerman at the Ebaugh Hospital.


R.L. Campbell, W.G. Schneider, R.S. Munson, Tom Johnson, and R. E. Richardson were in Miles City attending a meeting of county officials.


Veterans of World War I were asked to meet at the Malta City Hall to organize a local American Legion.

75 years ago

October 19, 1944

Legion started in 1919

Twenty-five years ago this week a meeting of ex-servicemen was called in Malta and it was decided to form a post of the American Legion to be known as the Phillips County Post No. 57.

The 1920 enrollment of the post was 33 members. The 1944 membership was 130, according to records of the post.

Traffic violation

Harold Johnston of Malta was fined $10 and costs by Justice J.E. Evans after pleading guilty to a charge of failing to dim lights, front or rear, on the highway. Failure to dim lights on his car was the indirect cause of Lew Newton striking a cow on the highway near the resettlement units west of town, according to Patrolman Earl Hanson.

50 years ago

October 16, 1969

Sophomores top Honor Roll for first six-week period

The Malta High School Honor Roll for the first six-weeks of the 1969-70 school term shows the sophomore class with a large lead in honor students with 20.

Those students are; Kathleen Beath, Judy Blunt, Randy Bradshaw, Susan Brown, Bruce Bruckner, Bill Cole, Mary Lou Erdahl, Lori Ereaux, LaVaun Fewer, Rebecca Hould, Karen Johnson, Sarah LaFontine, Alexis Lundman, Colleen McPhee, Stephen Ohs, Carlene Ruud, Denise Solberg, Holly Southwick, Mary Stiles, and Rob Wiprud.

25 years ago

October 19, 1994

Penguins take Coyotes

The Dodson Lady Coyotes traveled to Whitewater Friday night for an in-county basketball contest. The Lady Penguins won the match 72-36.

Leading Dodson in points was Mikee Nordlund with 16, next was Vicki Williams with 13 points; adding in four points was Amanda Nordlund and putting up three was Kelly Cole.

Leading Whitewater scorer was Krystal Simonson, with 15; Ella Anderson and Leslie Nelson tied with 12 points each. Janel Simonson and Aimee Hammond each had seven. Adding in two points each were Kirsten Lefdahl, Wendy Hill, April Higgins, and Rebecca Clark.

Whitewater moved to 12-2 on the season and Dodson's record slipped to 5-9.

Street Talk

Question: What U.S. politician who is alive today do you respect the most?

Bonny Ost: I think I'd say, Dan Quayle. I appreciate his values on family.

Mike Wlodkowski: I like Conrad Burns. He sticks up for the people in general.

Monte Monroe: Mike Mansfield of Montana.

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Freshman Haley Hammond of Whitewater has been selected as Student of the Month. She is the daughter of Mike and Debbie Hammond and is honored for her positive leadership skills, enthusiasm in the classroom, academic achievement, and extracurricular participation.

Melissa Taylor: I respect them all because they have to put up with us.

10 years ago

October 21, 2009

Whitewater teacher gets Alumni Hall of Fame nod

Charlene Noreen Wasson of Whitewater was among three former athletes who will be inducted into the All-Sports Hall of Fame by the 2009 Northern Alumni Association during Alumni Games Weekend October 17 on the MSU-Northern campus in Havre.

Wasson was a three-year starter for the Skylights basketball team playing all four years with the Skylights from 1996-1999.

During her career, she played on four Frontier Conference championship teams and made four national tournament appearances.

She was a three-time All-Frontier Conference award winner during her career with the Skylights.

Wasson was also an MSU-Northern Student Excellence Award winner and is currently the fourth all-time leading scorer in Skylight's history with 1,410 career points.


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