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Articles from the July 15, 2020 edition

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 By Zoe Merrill    News    July 15, 2020

First Year Anniversary for the Mountaineer

It's been a year and what a year. I feel like I've just started to learn to crawl. I had no idea what owning a business meant. There are still somethings I need to learn. I wanted to be a part of a...

 By Zoe Merrill    News    July 15, 2020

Every farmer knows the risk of hail

Every farmer knows the risk of hail, but when it comes, it’s devastating. This last week there was a storm that brought hail clear across the state of Montana almost. It wasn’t a wide swath, but where it landed, there was quite a bit of damage....

 By Zoe Merrill    News    July 15, 2020

911 Action that needs to be taken for personal safety

Editor's Note: After this article on preparing for an emergency, we will do a series of articles concerning health and safety in your home. First, understand that no-one thinks a serious accident or i...

 By Tyler Lane    News    July 15, 2020

Green Acres

I hope our Chouteau County gardeners have had a productive year growing vegetables, flowers, trees and shrubs. Below are a few tips for the month of August. • Renovate strawberries by mowing a minimum of every three years. Some people mow their...


Update on Covid-19 case in Chouteau County

There has been one incidence of a positive test in Chouteau County even though it is not showing up on the State website. The reason for this is that the person who tested positive is visiting Chouteau County and gave her address in California when...

 By Erik Sietsema    Opinion    July 15, 2020

Patching Cracks

This weekend, I will have been married to my wife for 22 years. I am happy and cannot imagine sharing my life with any other person. However, I can honestly say that our lives together have not gone anything like what I thought it would when I said...


Senior Center News

Wednesday, July 15- Meatloaf, baked potato, veggie, salad, and Tapioca pudding. Thursday, July 16 - Tuna noodle casserole, veggie, and dessert. Friday, July 17 - Chili & Cinnamon rolls. Monday, July 20- Chicken drummies, fries, fruit salad, and...

 By Zoe Merrill    News    July 15, 2020

Ronald and Donald are Big Sandy fixtures

Now and then, someone will ask me how Ron and Don and doing. "I haven't seen them around for a while." If you are new to town, Ron and Don Christensen, twins, for years walked the streets of Big...

 By Jessica Dooley    News    July 15, 2020

What's Happening at the BSMC?

Despite the continued visitor restrictions, we are staying busy here at BSMC. The warmer weather has allowed for much needed and greatly enjoyed time outside. The flowers were planted in May; with...

 By Zoe Merrill    Opinion    July 15, 2020

Thoughts with Zoe

I have three ways to renew myself during these crazy times. It's challenging to stay positive without jumping on the bandwagon and criticize everything that is going on. I am determined to live above...


Dan Genereux

Dan Genereux, born, September 8, 1961 died April 2, 2020, service will be July 25 at 1:00 p.m. at the Jerry Martin Memorial Hall, in Big Sandy, MT.... Full story


Lois Benson

Lois Benson, 89 formerly of Big Sandy, more recently of Hoquim, WA, Died JUne 28, 2020 of natural causes. Burial has taken place in Harlem, MT. Graveside service will be at a later date, Full Obituary will follow later.... Full story


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