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Articles from the October 18, 2017 edition

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It is time to protect your health

It is that time of the year again. It is recommended per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that routine annual influenza vaccination be given to all persons greater than 6 months old who do not have contraindications before the...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    October 18, 2017

Baumgarn takes Blood Drive Reigns

After thirty years Twila Cline has given up heading blood drives in the Big Sandy area. Rachel Baumgarn and Laci LaBuda have taken over the reins. Last Wednesday, October 12 was the first blood...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    October 18, 2017

Guest Interview: Bob Quinn

"The Mountaineer" introduces a new news story this week. It is called a Guest Interview and features a "Mountaineer" reporter picking up the telephone and calling someone in our phone book and asking...

 
 By Bruce Auchly    News    October 18, 2017

What the heck was that? A Bear Paw badger, of course!

Twice this year, I've received questions about a native mammal popping up in unexpected places. No, not a grizzly bear, for goodness sakes. Think much smaller. Try a badger and a long-tailed weasel....

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    October 18, 2017

Green Acres

Boss to Speak at Chouteau County Livestock Protective Association Meeting in Big Sandy on Cover Crop Grazing from a Cattleman’s Perspective The Annual Chouteau County Livestock Protective Association meeting will take place on Thursday, November...

 
 By Marla Ray    News    October 18, 2017

Happenings at the Library

The recent snowstorm thrust many of us into a December mode. Looking at the bright side of that is remembering all the past wonderful Christmas Strolls in our little town and looking forward to this...

 

Bear Paw Meanderings

I can’t help it. It is hunting season, or almost, and I have hunting on my mind. Now, mind you I don’t have shooting an elk or antelope or even a deer raised in alfalfa fields for a couple of years, no, it is not that that I dream about. It is...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    October 18, 2017

Getting by

The 2017 Chouteau County Health Fair was recently held at three different sites and was sponsored and organized by the Big Sandy Medical Center, Missouri River Medical Center, Chouteau County Department of Public Health, Chouteau County Department...

 

Senior Center News

Contact the Senior Citizen Cooks at 378-2405. Menus usually include an entrée, vegetable, potato, salad, dessert and drink and usually cost $5.00 unless the meal is more costly. Menus for the coming week are as follows: Wednesday, October 18...

 
 By Darlene Cline    News    October 18, 2017

@ THE JEFF REICHELT MEMORIAL LIBRARY

Don’t forget Story Hour is every Wednesday at 10:30am. Lego Club is every second and fourth Friday at 11am. This week Darlene chose “KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON” by David Grann. In the 1920’s the richest people per capita in the world were...

 

Kenneth H. Willson,

Kenneth H. Willson, 80 died Tuesday morning October 10, 2017 at Peace Hospice in Great Falls, Montana. His funeral service will be 1:00 p.m., Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Benton Funeral Home, with... Full story

 

Patching Cracks

In 1906, San Francisco suffered through an earthquake which caused enormous damage and many deaths. Among the destroyed structures was the Memorial Arch that stood in the quad of Leland Stanford University. The arch had been a very large structure,...

 

My Answer

Q: My parents never bothered to get married, and now that I’m in high school it gets kind of embarrassing when my friends start asking me about it. I’ve told my mom that I wish they’d get married, but they don’t seem interested. Should I...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 18, 2017

Pioneers work 4th quarter magic to beat Rivals 30-22, clinch playoff spot

Big Sandy Pioneer Football team took a huge step to reaching their ultimate goal this season was an impressive 30-22 come from behind win over the Geraldine/Highwood Rivals this past weekend. With...

 
 By Kody Farmer    Sports    October 18, 2017

Big Sandy set for District 6C-East Tournament

The Big Sandy Pioneer volleyball team concluded their season this past weekend with matches against the North Star Knights on Friday and the Belt Huskies on Saturday. The Knights bested the Pioneers in straight sets 25-20, 25-16 and 25-13. Saturday...

 
 By Robert Lucke    News    October 18, 2017

Pioneer News

There will be no school for Big Sandy students on October 19 and 20. Teachers will be attending Montana Education Association activities. Saturday, October 21 FFA members visit the pumpkin patch from noon to four pm. The week of October 22 is Red...

 

OCTOBER BIG SANDY BOOK CLUB MEETING

“Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat etc” is the US Postal Service Creed. They vow to deliver despite the weather. Not so Big Sandy Book Club. We caved last Tuesday. We were to have met October 3 in Havre. As everyone knows we got that terrible snow...

 

September students of the Month

September Students of the Month were: Elementary K- Marie Bold 1- London Keane 2- Daijalin Sunchild 3- David Morsette 4- Dolan Sunchild 5- Ryder Oats 6- Conner Sibra Junior High/High School 7-Ryan Tan 8- Samantha Sandlin 9- Cameron Schwarzbach 10-...

 

Triangle Communications Hosting Annual Meeting on October 21st

Triangle Telephone Cooperative Association, Inc., doing business as Triangle Communications (Triangle), celebrates 64 years of service at Triangle’s Annual Meeting of Members on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The meeting will take place in the Student...

 

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