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 By Zoe Merrill    News    November 7, 2018 

Northern Ambassadors hold Variety Show November 18th

Representing Big Sandy this summer at the Northern Ambassadors of Music European Tour will be Abriana Blanton who plays the flute, Grace Finke playing the alto or bass clarinet, Everett Works playing...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    November 7, 2018 

Author Jeff Hull inspired by rural life for his book "Broken Field"

Jeff Hull has come to Big Sandy now for a number of years. He loves the area and its people. He wants to especially thank Craig and Vonnie Sterry for their hospitality. Their cabin outside of Hingham...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    November 7, 2018 

Halloween Celebrated in Big Sandy; everyone gets in on the fun

The town of Big Sandy celebrated Halloween with activities including trick-or-treating, attending Halloween costume parties, carving pumpkins into jack-o'-lanterns, visiting haunted attractions, telli...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    November 7, 2018 

Green Acres

Fall is a Great Time to order Shelterbelt Trees The Montana Conservation Seedling Nursery (MCSN) is already receiving orders for shelter belt plantings. Rocky Mountain Juniper is the most popular windbreak species, and is sold out quite quickly. If...

 
 By Lisa Genereux    News    November 7, 2018 

Big Sandy Medical Guild Rummage Sale a Success

Once again the community of Big Sandy and surrounding areas supported the annual fund-raiser of the Big Sandy Medical Guild which was recently held on October 4-5 2018. A record high of nearly $10,000.00 was raised through the generous support of...

 

Pioneer News

November 7 & 8- Parent/Teacher Conferences November 12- There will be a Veteran’s Day Program at 1:00 p.m November 18- is the Variety Show. This is a fund raiser for the students going to Europe with the Northern Ambassadors this summer. Sign up...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    November 7, 2018 

Getting By

One type of diabetes you may not see a lot about is gestational diabetes. With November being National Diabetes Month, this year the educational efforts are being focused on promoting health after gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is...

 

USDA Market Facilitation Program: Jan. 15 Deadline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Farm Service Agency November Newsletter USDA launched the trade mitigation package aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. Producers of certain commodities can no...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    October 31, 2018

Big Sandy Students design Cowboy Christmas Stroll Kids buttons

There was a Christmas Button contest this year. Jessica Jaramillo the art teacher at Big Sandy High school had her students design a button for this year's Christmas Stroll. The theme this year is Cow...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    October 31, 2018

Farm and Ranch Safety; Accidents increase in the winter

Now that the agriculture seasons has slowed and lots of the farm equipment put to bed one would think that farm injuries would be slowing down, but in truth farm accidents increase during the winter. Animals are the second largest cause of injuries....

 

Belize Ecology Project are selling Cookie Dough

As the kids going on the Belize Ecology trip are getting ready for their second payment, they have started up a new fundraiser! They’ll be selling cookie dough tubs, pasta boxes, and lots more. All the kids that are participating are working hard...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    October 31, 2018

2018 Youth Hunt at Chase Hill Outfitters

Chase Hill Outfitters was established in 1986. They have been guiding for 32 years. Bill Brown said, "I hope one of the kids will take over." Both Megan and Weston are currently home helping during th...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    October 31, 2018

Diane Scalese Inducted into National Cowgirl Hall of Fame

Diane Scalese will be inducted into the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame on Thursday November 1, 2018 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth Texas. " The National Cowgirl Museum and...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    October 31, 2018

Green Acres

Paraquat mitigation measures approved by EPA Information for this article came from Cecil Tharp, MSU Pesticide Education Specialist. The complete article is located at http://www.pesticides.montana.edu/documents/mt-pesticide-bulle...

 

Senior News

Thursday, November 1- Ham & Scalloped poatoes, spinach, Hawaiian coleslaw, and banana bars. Friday, November 2- Egg Salad sandwiches, Cream of Broccoli & Xailiflower soup, and Apple crisp. Monday, November 5- Cream of Chicken Soup over biscuits,...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    October 31, 2018

Getting By

Do you feel bombarded by health information and not sure whether to believe it or not? It comes at us from all directions—written, electronic and verbally. But how do we know the good from the bad? Take into consideration the source—who wrote...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    October 24, 2018

Big Sandy Welcomes, Pastor Sean Janssen and Family

Welcome Sean Janssen new pastor of the Christ Lutheran Church of Big Sandy and Havre's Messiah Lutheran. Sean told me, "The first time Vanessa and I worked in a church setting was in the Dominican...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    October 24, 2018

The Reason We have Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon week is celebrated nationally normally between October 23-31. This year both the high school and the grade school will be focusing on the purpose of Red Ribbon Week which is to encourage...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    October 24, 2018

Enjoying Retirement: Gwen Ophus after 35 years

Gwen has been a part of Big Sandy's down town business for 35 years. She married Shane Ophus in 1984 and started her business down town in the Odd Fellows Hall. It cost $50-$75 a month to rent the...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    October 24, 2018

Green Acres

Attention Big Sandy Producers: In an effort to provide greater outreach to Big Sandy producers, Barbie Martin at the Big Sandy Conservation District is now certified to do nitrate testing on hay. Thanks to Barbie and the Big Sandy Conservation...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    October 24, 2018

Getting By

According to the Montana Department of Health and Human Services (DPHHS) article from October 2, 2018, influenza (flu) cases are showing up early this season in Montana. Influenza is a contagious, upper-respiratory disease caused by different...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    October 24, 2018

Pioneers Post Season Schedule

This Saturday October 27th the Pioneers Football Team will host White Sulfur spring at 1:00 in the first round playoff game for the Pioneers. At 9 am the football moms will be serving breakfast for the community and families at the football...

 

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame will induct Diane Scalese, November 1 in Fort Worth Texas

Diane Scalese – In 1986, she and her husband started Sweetwater Silver in Montana and began making spurs, bridle bits and other silver gear. Becoming interested in hand engraving, she began...

 

National 4-H Week is October 7-13: A celebration of 102 years of youth support and development!

4-h.org reports, "Today, 4 H serves youth in rural, urban, and suburban communities in every state across the nation. 4-H'ers are tackling the nation's top issues, from global food security, climate c...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    October 17, 2018

Exciting Beginnings with FFA and New Leadership

Recently in Malta the FFA attended their first FFA fall district contest. They participated in range science and livestock judging. Out of 10 teams and with 45 students in range science Big Sandy's...

 

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