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Fog over the Missouri

Beautiful morning at river....

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 18, 2019 

Emily Sparkes agriculture guest from England

Jim and Marla Drga opened their home to Emily Sparkes, an agriculture guest from England for two and a half weeks. She said, "I thought I should just come over and just see a different scale of...

 

New English Teacher at Big Sandy High School Ms. Shaela Wallen

Sometimes in life, things seem to fall into place. That would seem to be the case with new Big Sandy High School English teacher Shaela Wallen. Her boyfriend Drew Shanafelt had just been offered a...

 
 By Bryan Smith    News    September 18, 2019 

From the eyes of a visiting Journalist

Editor Note: I met him walking down the streets of Big Sandy. Bob Quinn introduced him to me. Bryan Smith had 25 years of experience in journalism. I was intrigued. He had attended the University of M...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    September 18, 2019 

Green acres

Pre-seeding fertilizer tips for farmers Clain Jones, MSU Extension Soil Fertility Specialist Presented at the Montana Agricultural Business Association last winter in Great Falls. The majority of the presentation contained a variety of fertilizer...

 

Field Day Courses Added for Online Hunter Education Students

Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 4 has added two additional field day courses in September for adults who are looking to complete the state’s online hunter education course. Both field day courses will be held the same day, Sept. 21. Adult online st...

 
 By Gay Pearson    News    September 18, 2019 

Melons, Melons, Pearson Melons

After a summer of planting, irrigating, weeding, and cultivating, we are now enjoying the fruits of our labor. Yesterday we picked melons for three Farmer's Markets in our area. We spend many hours...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    September 18, 2019 

Getting By

As we age, our life circumstances and bodies change, and it becomes necessary to adapt our food intake accordingly. Many factors such as income, mobility and health issues and accessibility to food can have a profound effect on the level of...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 11, 2019

Montana has the highest suicide rate in the nation

It's like living with a dark cloud constantly around you. It's like a storm always heading your direction. World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10. Every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to...

 
 By Kaylee Rose    News    September 11, 2019

Big Sandy City Council Approve New Budget

Last Thursday I got the honor of sitting in on the monthly city council meeting. It was enjoyable to watch all the bright minds that lead this town come together on the important issues at hand. They tackled many leading problems in this community...

 

Making Big Sandy Home

I was born and raised in California about 30 miles from the beach, but I never felt it was home. Since I was sixteen years old, I planned on moving out of this state with the thought of only...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    September 11, 2019

Green Acres

Managing horticultural landscapes in September is essential to healthy production during the growing season. Below are a few recommendations for Chouteau county gardeners. • The average first frost is September 15 (Carter), September 18...

 

New Teacher; New Music

This coming school year has brought in a handful of new teachers. One teacher includes Timothy Bond who is the new teacher for the music program. After the wonderful advisement of Mrs. Robertson, the band and choir have been given great reviews in...

 

Getting By

Do you knit, crochet, spin, weave, sew or quilt? Have you ever thought about entering the Make It With Wool (MIWW) contest? The MIWW promote the beauty and versatility of wool fabrics and yarns, encourages personal creativity, recognition of creative...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 4, 2019

Pioneer Fall Kickoff Largest one yet

The second annual Powder Puff football game was a big hit. The mom's and teachers won, making it back to back wins! The new English teacher's speed earned her the nickname "Wheels." I went to a barbeq...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 4, 2019

Personal Big Sandy Parks

I was driving past Dan and Pat Matthews yard when my granddaughter said, "Look at that very very pretty park." I told her it wasn't a park, but someone's personal yard and she said, "well some people...

 
 By Steve Sibra    News    September 4, 2019

TALES OF OLD BIG SANDY: The Haunted Toilets of Main Street

Old-timers (and, let's face it, at age 63 I now qualify as such) will always tell you that things were "different" back in the old days – different meaning bigger, better, simpler, etc. Along those...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    September 4, 2019

Green Acres

The 2019 Chouteau County 4-H and FFA livestock carcass contest took place at Pioneer Meats in Big Timber. A total of 63 Chouteau County 4-H animals were evaluated for carcass quality by Mark King (MSU Extension Sweet Grass County). The purpose of...

 

Important Dates for Hunters

Fall is right around the corner and as we all gear up for hunting season we want to remind everyone of important dates coming up. Also, don’t forget to check out theHunt Planner online. You can begin planning your hunt using either a regional map...

 

A Time of Transition at BSMC

Big Sandy Medical Center was built in 1965 by the great community we all live in today. It was a fully functioning clinic and hospital at that time and babies were even born in the facility until...

 

Harvest in the Big Sky

Harvest is in full swing with some farmers finishing up....

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    August 28, 2019

Budget Approved by Big Sandy School Board

At the end of the regular Big Sandy School Board meeting, the budget for the year 2020 was approved by the council. The school districts were combined a few years ago. The total budget for all funds is $3,259,046. You can contact the school for a...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    August 28, 2019

EMT trains for football injuries

There will always be two EMT personnel at the football games. They have the best seats in the house. They have 10 active EMT members Krystyl Kulbeck, Medical Director; Dusty Allderdice, Service...

 

Tomato, Tamoto, new Art teacher brings experience and a new approach

You say tomato, I say tamot or in this case, you draw a tomato, I draw a tamoto. As Big Sandy High School's new art teach Monika Winderl explains it, "We all have different levels of ability it...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    August 28, 2019

Green Acres

Many Chouteau County producers research their winter wheat varieties in the spring and their spring crop varieties in the Fall. As a result, it is time to let producers know about a new malt barley called Buzz. Malt Barley is generally rejected when...

 

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