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Meet Layne Taylor, Big Sandy School's New Shop Teacher

I met him in the high school shop as he was trying to clean and reorganize it. I noticed he was wearing a CHS hat and thought immediately this guy will fit in. It's exciting to welcome new people to...

Laverna McGrew is the new Big Sandy Methodist Pastor

Laverna McGrew, wife of Pastor William McGrew of the Van Orsdel United Methodist Church in Havre, Montana has been filling the pulpit of the United Methodist Church of Big Sandy for six months since...

The smoke returns...

According to Sherriff Vern Burdick Loma, Elm, Big Sandy, Geraldine, and Fort Benton fire agencies responded along with two trucks from the Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation...

Farm Service Agency holds 'Employee Gathering in the field' District Meeting

Bill Evans Chouteau County Executive Director of the Farm Service Agency had an 'employee gathering in the field' where we can have both a district meeting and we can recognize the accomplishments of...

Aug 17 Deadline Approaches for Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment

The deadline to sign up for enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. In return for enrolling land in CRP, FSA provides participants with annual rental payments and cost-share assistance to remove sensitive...

Remembering Robbie Lucke: A Poets Memory

By Ellaraine Lockie Author's Note: This poem is republished here in honor of Robert Lucke, who loved poetry and kept it alive in the Mountaineer for so many years. He inspired this poem when he...

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...

Patching Cracks

One of my favorite quotes from the boxer Muhammad Ali is about training: “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’” I have a good friend who says it a bit...

Senior News

Just a reminder to please call before 10:30 am. For to go orders. Thursday, August 16- ham & Cheese pasta casserole, mixed veggies, carrots, and Lemon Bars. Friday, August 17- Super Nachos and donuts, NO SALAD BAR. Monday, August 20 - Polish &...

Adult Summer Reading Program Winners

A huge thank you to all of our sponsors that made this possible by all of your donations. This was such a fun activity and adult love to play every week. This went on for 8 weeks with 57 adults participating. The activities includes getting to know...

Patrick D. Welty

Patrick D. Welty peacefully went Home on August 2, 2018. His loving wife, Wilma, was by his side; daughter, Val, had spent a pleasant afternoon the day before; and all children, Pam, Val, Brian, and... Full story

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