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Articles from the June 30, 2021 edition

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 By Zoe Merrill    News    June 30, 2021

Freedoms we celebrate on July 4th

As one person told me when I asked which Freedom came to mind when you think about your rights, “There are so many of them. Our right to have Freedom. I guess.” Actually, that sentence, “There are so many of them,” was repeated numerous...

 By Zoe Merrill    News    June 30, 2021

Virgelle Flea Market is July 11th

This July 11th, the Virgelle Mercantile will be holding its annual Flea Market. The weather will cooperate; in fact, it will probably be hot. Don Sorenson, the owner of the Virgelle Merch, said,...

 By Erik Sietsema    News    June 30, 2021

The Jurenka's welcome visitors year after year

Terry Jurenka has played host to a pair of Canadian geese for 5 consecutive years. Every year, the visiting couple nest in his yard until their flock of goslings hatches, then they head off until the...

 By Erik Sietsema    News    June 30, 2021

Fort Benton celebrates 175th Birthday at the Summer Celebration

It was a hot weekend for last weekend's Summer Celebration in Fort Benton, which was a total success after its cancellation last summer due to the Covid lockdowns. This year's theme was Fort Benton's...

 By Tyler Lane    News    June 30, 2021

Green Acres

Because of the increase in grasshopper pests this year and last year, many folks are spraying insecticides to save their crops and landscapes. The following article comes from the University of Nebraska and is available at:


Glacier's Iconic Going-to-the-Sun Road Opens

WEST GLACIER, Mont. [June 25, 2021] – Going-to-the-Sun Road officially opened this morning for the 2021 summer season. The road may now be accessed by motorized vehicles all the way through from both the West Glacier and St. Mary entrances. An...

 By Erik Sietsema    Opinion    June 30, 2021

Patching Cracks

The Biblical book of Daniel opens with a pretty dire set of circumstances. Jerusalem is under siege. The armies of Nebuchadnezzar have conquered every other nation in the area, now they are about to sack the capital of Judah. God’s people are...


Senior News

Menu Thursday, July 1 -Ham & Potaote Supreme, veggies, Cottage Cheese, and Jello salad. Friday, July 2- Crab Salad sandwich with Potato soup. Monday, July 5- We will be CLOSED Tuesday, July 6-Baked Potoat Bar and dessert. Wednesday, July 7- Chicken...


WIC is the nation's most successful public health nutrition program.

Each month, Montana WIC provides healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and a community of support from both experts and peers to more than 16,000 moms and children. Nationwide, WIC serves more than 7 million people. Montana WIC...

 By Zoe Merrill    News    June 30, 2021

Tilleman's Express Lane can safe big bucks

Anton Poelman at Tillemans told me he really enjoys his job because he likes fixing problems. Solving maintenance issue on equipment so they can last is rewarding work for him. “We get trade-ins with over 400,000 miles” Those cars get regular...


How the Hopp Community got its name

I live at Hopp. Out southeast of Big Sandy, many communities are still going by the names they were given years ago. I live in one such community. The Hopp Post office wasn't too far from where I...


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