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 By Zoe Merrill    News    April 1, 2020 

Big Sandy Schools Closure Extended for two more weeks

The Big Sandy School board held a quick board meeting over the internet. Although the governor said school need to be closed for two more weeks, the school board had to officially declare the school closed per regulations. They voted to do so. It...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    April 1, 2020 

Marlene Terry Making Face masks

Marlene Terry has been sewing for years. What she loves doing is sewing with scraps of material, like they use to do a long time ago, "in the older days." Quilts were made out of leftover material,...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    April 1, 2020 

Matthew Gullickson makes 3-D Masks and flour

Matthew Gullickson is a farmer, an engineer, and now a manufacturer of 3-D masks. This new COVID-19 pandemic has made him do something different. He has to try to do something to make things better....

 
 News    April 1, 2020 

Definition of Essential Businesses and Operations

Taken directly from the Governor’s Declaration 1. Stores that sell groceries and medicine. Grocery stores, pharmacies, farm and produce stands, supermarkets, convenience stores, and other establishments engaged in the retail sale of groceries, cann...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    April 1, 2020 

Green Acres

The Chouteau County Soil Moisture Survey was started by Judee Wargo in 1993 to assist farmers with determining recropping potential on cereal grain stubble. After 27 years, the Chouteau County Extension Office continues to compile data for...

 
 By Alicia Bjornestad    News    April 1, 2020 

Aftermath of Quarantine for Students

For the past few weeks, the students at the Big Sandy Public Schools have been attending school from home. Students and teachers are now becoming comfortable with google classroom and their emails. Between the students, teachers, and parents...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    April 1, 2020 

Getting By

Questions and concerns regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) being transmitted through food or food packaging have been raised. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and United States Department of...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    April 1, 2020 

hat's Happening at the BSMC?

As you know, we have not been allowing visitors into the facility for weeks. First, it was to protect our residents from influenza, now to protect them from Covid-19. We are happy to report that at...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 25, 2020

Celebrating Ag Week; thank you farmers and ranchers

It seems a little ridiculous to be writing an article that celebrates who we are. We know we make the food the nation eats. We know the facts, but it doesn't hurt to remind us about how important we...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 25, 2020

Daren Schuster, running for re-election of Chouteau County Commissioner

Editor's note: I am working from home currently and am connecting with individuals in a wide variety of ways. I asked Daren the same questions I asked the other candidate for county commissioners....

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 25, 2020

Big Sandy Virus update

For the most part, everyone knows what is happening in our state concerning the COVID-19 virus. However, it doesn’t seem logical to put out a paper without letting everyone know what is happening locally. It doesn’t hurt to mention once again if...

 

From the desk of the Editor

What to do about the Mountaineer? I have been asked several times if I am going to continue to print the newspaper. The short answer is yes, as long as I can financially afford it. The difficulty will be finding stories to write. If you think about...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    March 25, 2020

Green Acres

New Montguide Available for Bull Buyers Kari Lewis and Wendy Becker (MSU Extension Agents from Glacier County and Fort Peck Reservation) have developed a resource for the bull buying season. The Montguide is available at the Chouteau County Extension...

 
 By Kalee Rose    News    March 25, 2020

Local Kids Read 1,000 Books, Celebrated at The Library

This last week, our Choteau County Library threw a get together for all the children in our community who have read a thousand books. Libraries across the county are trying to get young children to...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    March 25, 2020

Getting By

There is an abundance of information coming at us at a rapid rate surrounding Coronavirus. This may bring many different emotions or feelings. You may also find these emotions or feelings change just as rapidly as the information you are receiving....

 

Homecoming 2020 Update

2020 Homecoming? That is a question that the committee dealt with recently. Our short answer is—yes, at this point—an explanation follows. Amid the federal and state suggestions about limiting the spread of the COVID-19 virus we discussed a...

 

BSMSF SCHOLARSHIPS DEADLINE NEAR, March 31

Big Sandy Medical Services Foundation would like to remind high school seniors and college students who are pursuing a medical career that the deadline for their scholarship applications is March 31, 2020. For the 2020-2021 college year, up to three...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 25, 2020

Big Sandy School Board Met March 17

Under old business, they voted to pay for new drainage off of the annex. The issue is ice builds up, and it causes ice and dangerous conditions in the winter. Technology Projects-Heather is helping wi...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 18, 2020

Rick Darlington running for County Commissioner

It was a terrible weekend for an interview. Rick Darlington was calving, and winter had arrived in full force. Rick has been a cattleman his whole life. So, I knew I was interfering at a terrible...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Prepare, not Panic

The medical center recently put out the following news release. “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is now considered a pandemic and a rapidly evolving situation. It is important that everyone in Big Sandy take the appropriate steps to protect...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 18, 2020

City Council Considers Drainage Problem Down Town

Taken directly from project summary presented by KLJ The Town of Big Sandy has hired Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc. (KL&J) to complete this preliminary engineering report (PER) for the storm water...

 

Big Sandy School closer Information

Big Sandy Schools will be handling the Governor mandated two-week school closure in the following manner: 1. Breakfast and Lunch will be available to all students in a curbside pick-up manner at the Elementary and High School. Breakfast will be...

 

The Mountaineer goes to limited hours

Without telling my age, with the risks involved with COVID-19 the Mountaineer will be a six-page paper for the following two to three weeks, because ads will not be pursued, except for by phone. Interviews will be done by phone and email as well....

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    March 18, 2020

Green Acres

The eighth annual Chouteau County Ag Days for 4th and 5th graders will take place at the Chouteau County Fairgrounds on May 6, 2020. All 4th and 5th graders in Chouteau County are invited to attend. Home school kids who are interested in participatin...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 18, 2020

Gasvoda win high Science Award

Big Sandy High School science teacher Melanie Schwartbach wrote, "Congratulations, to Hope Gasvoda for qualifying for the International Science Fair in Anaheim, California." She went on to tell me...

 

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