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Back-to-School Organization Tips for Busy Families

(StatePoint) The new school year brings hectic mornings, piles of homework, endless events, practices, games and school conferences. When you’re a busy parent, day-to-day tasks can consume your thoughts and energy. Stay organized and sane by...

 

At The Library

This week Vicki picked a book called “HALF THE SKY” by the husband and wife team of Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. “HALF THE SKY “is a call to arms. A call for help. A call for contributions but also it is a call for volunteers. It asks...

 

Patching Cracks

At the midpoint of World War 1, a stalemate had set in. Both sides had established lines of trenches, protected by barbed wire and machine gun nests. This resulted in an unfortunate strategy where soldiers would rush across the field of “No...

 

A Simple Spring Cleaning Checklist

(StatePoint) It’s the time of year to roll up your sleeves and do some spring cleaning. Experts point out that it’s helpful to streamline the tools you use to do the job and the tasks you seek to accomplish. “An all-purpose cleaner and a tough...

 

Senior Center News

Contact Senior Citizen Cooks at 378-2405. Menus for the coming week are as follows: Wednesday, February 22 chicken and dumplings with a dinner roll, salad and dessert for the Lunch of the Week! Thursday, February 23 meatloaf, mashed potatoes,...

 

Patching Cracks

For a few years after the death of his wife and mother, Theodore Roosevelt ran a cattle ranch on North Dakota. Early in his venture, another rancher tried to strong arm the future president from his land, going so far as sending a hired gunman and...

 

My Answer

Q: Why can’t families get along? My five siblings and I got together for Christmas dinner this year, and all we did was argue. I’m afraid we hardly ever have contact. This concerns me, but I guess it’s just been easier to go our separate ways....

 

Senior Center News

Contact the Senior Citizens Cooks at 378-2405. All lunches include an entrée, salad, vegetable, potato, dessert and drink and all cost $5.00 unless otherwise noted. Lunches for the coming week are as follows: Wednesday, January 25 mock fillet...

 

Bee Lucke and C.L. Stuart and the January Caper

Bee Lucke was the son of Havre pioneer Lou Lucke. He loved Clear Creek almost as much as his father had. He was blessed for his father-in-law C. L. Stuart shared that love for the area. The two of them spent years moving into old homestead cabins up...

 

Bear Paw Meanderings

I have been giggling every since. I was talking to a friend on the telephone last night. The boiler was churning out heat madly but with the temperature around twenty below, this was indeed what we would have called in Glacier National Park a Three D...

 

Senior Center News

A note about next week’s menu. The menu for January 25, which includes a tater tot casserole, rolls, salad and dessert will be served January 27. What shows on the menu for January 27 and including mock filet mignon, mashed potatoes, gravy, salad a...

 

Patching Cracks

One of my less successful goals for 2016 was to lose 30 pounds. Faced with the end of the calendar year, I buckled down and lost 10 pounds through a mixture of exercise and disciplined eating. This happened in the beginning of December. Then...

 

Genereux family sees plenty of action

Five years ago had you asked Austin Genereux if his family would be attending motorcycle races all over the state, he probably would have looked at you like you were crazy. That is exactly what...

 

Master Gardener Level 1 Class in Fort Benton

MSU Extension level 1 Master Gardener classes will take place in Fort Benton in February pending pre-registration numbers. Now is your chance to participate in an excellent educational opportunity. If fifteen people pre-register, we will have the...

 

Patching Cracks

Every New Year, since I moved to Big Sandy, I have written a couple of columns about making and keeping New Year’s resolutions. Last year, I realized that I had never made or kept one. So, last January, I made a half-dozen resolutions, which I set...

 

Merry Christmas

A post card reproduced from a Charlie Russell painting called: "Charlie sees Santa; has drink."...

 

Green Acres

Christmas Tree Care There are many “tips” to caring for a Christmas tree that are suppose propose to make it last longer or stay greener. In truth, all a tree really needs to maintain freshness is adequate water. This is easily done by using the...

 

Green Acres

November Horticultural Tips Managing horticultural landscapes and house plants in November is important to healthy production during the growing season. Below are a few recommendations for Chouteau county gardeners. • Apply protective mulches to...

 

Dale Morey tells his story

Dale Morey was born and raised in the tiny northeastern Montana town of Opheim. You would think that would be about as far away from the United States military as one could get but there was the huge...

 

Green Acres

September Horticulture Management Managing horticultural landscapes in September is essential to healthy production during the growing season. Below are a few recommendations for Chouteau county gardeners. • The average first frost is September 15...

 

Bring the Family Together for Meal Time

(StatePoint) Between work and school-year commitments, it can be difficult to carve out time to sit down at the table and enjoy a home-cooked dinner as a family, but it is well worth the effort. In addition to offering an opportunity to bond, eating...

 

A Guide to Saving Water and Your Lawn

No longer must you choose between your lawn and saving water. Experts say there are ways to save both water and money that won’t hurt your turf. “We often see sprinklers watering sidewalks and drives, running during rain, or sending water down...

 

Easy Grilling Ideas for Summer

Summer was made for entertaining -- from casual dinner parties to impromptu get-togethers. And what’s better than centering the entertainment on the grill? Beyond the standard burgers and hot dogs, there are an array of appetizers, main courses...

 

Getting By

Whether you are working or recreating, long days in the sun can be a serious health hazard in the form of various skin cancers and other health concerns. Cumulative sun exposure is a major factor in the development of skin cancer. The sun’s rays...

 

NWE files Annual Natural Gas Supply-Cost Tracker

NorthWestern Energy has submitted its annual natural gas supply cost tracker to the Montana Public Service Commission for review and approval. The annual tracking period begins July 1 and ends on the following June 30 of each calendar year. The...

 

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