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 By Zoe Merrill    News    July 10, 2019 

Big Sandy Gun Club: 40 years and still shooting

The Big Sandy Gun Club is over 40 years old. The building was built in the '70s and the club was active way before that according to Steve Stilles. Besides Steve other club officers are Ken Martin...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    July 10, 2019 

Glenn Braun, a lover of Rocks of all kinds and from all over

I have always been intrigued by rocks, a gift I received from my mother. I couldn't help but think of her and the hours she would have spent learning from Glenn in his rock house. He must have a ton...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    July 10, 2019 

Glenn Koster Is Walking Across America

Glenn Koster is walking across the United States and was recently in Big Sandy for a day. He started in Miami on February 1, 2018, and hopes to finish at the Pacific Ocean on August 26, 2019. He...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    July 10, 2019 

Green Acres

The following article was prepared by Kevin Wanner (MSU Extension Entomologist). Alfalfa weevil is the key insect pest of alfalfa, causing variable levels of economic damage across Montana each growing season. Montana weevil populations are a bit...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    July 10, 2019 

Audrey Sipler's dancing wins Scholarship

Audrey Sipler was informed she has won a $500 scholarship from Big Sky State Games. The Scholarship reads, "The Big Sky State Games has teamed up with the CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition and Kenco...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    July 10, 2019 

Getting By

The vegetables in the gardens have been looking abundant. With these observations, doing something with the produce is likely the thought swarming your head. If canning comes to mind, this is a good time to make sure you have all of your canning...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    July 3, 2019

Big Sandy weathered the storm last week

July 4th will be here, but Big Sandy will not be having any man-made fireworks this year. As it is, it is always, "Next year country!" The 4th isn't just about fire-works anyway, it's about...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    July 3, 2019

Skate Park Jam was full of tricksters and new young skaters for a fun day

It's come a long way from its humble beginnings in 1950s. The first commercial board was called the Roller Derby Skate Board and it has become a multi-billion-dollar sport. I was sitting there, in a...

 
 By Steve Sibra    News    July 3, 2019

"Puddlemania" Hits Big Sandy: Enigma? Intrigue? Or Just A Little Leftover Rain?

Cities and towns across America lay claim to landmarks as signatures of their identity. Most anywhere you travel, large or small, has a few. New York City has the Empire State Building (among...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    July 3, 2019

Everett Works Impressed with Boys' State

Max Baucus, Steve Bullock, Steve Daines, and Ryan Zinke have all gone to Boy's State. And now Everett Works. It lived up to everything Everett thought it was." "It was very very much what I thought...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    July 3, 2019

Green Acres

Below are a few tips which will assist gardeners with summer management of their landscapes. Additional gardening information is available at the Chouteau County Extension Office located in the green building next to the courthouse. • Plants use...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    July 3, 2019

Getting By

Pie Crust Classes – July 23 at the Big Sandy Library, 2 workshops – 1:30 – 3:30 pm or 4:00 – 6:00 pm. The class will be hands-on giving the participants the chance to assemble the pie dough ingredients and rolling and placing the dough in...

 

Skate Park Jam set for Saturday

The Annual Skate Park Jam will take place Saturday, complete with food and music and of course lots of skateboarders. They will have raffles and prizes....

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    June 26, 2019

Big Sandy School Board Meeting: Preparing for New Year

Attending the meeting was Kelly Haaland; Big Sandy Superintendent, Darin Genereux; Chairman, Brad Weaver, (new board member) Glen Terry replacing resigned Brandon Gasvoda, Heather Pleninger, Maryetta Engle; Big Sandy School clerk, Kelly Rutledge; new...

 

Critical Transportation issues need to be solved in one month

The Big Sandy Schools need new bus drivers. One bus driver, Don Robertson, has retired and they have no replacement. They have advertised for the position and no one has applied for the bus route going towards Box Elder. Bus drivers, even those...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    June 26, 2019

Amanda Cline and Lainey Gregory have a Greater Appreciation for Montana Government

Amanda Cline, daughter of Charla Moffit and Ty Cline, and Lainey Gregory is the daughter of Rob and Leslie Gregory have a greater appreciation for the political process of state government. Lainey...

 

Belize Ecology Trip was an experience of a lifetime

All year a group of Big Sandy High School students have been working extremely hard to raise enough money for a trip of a lifetime. The students that went on the trip Bailey Gasvoda, Stacy...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    June 26, 2019

Green Acres

Information for this article comes from Montguide MT 201806AG. Authors include Dr. Prashant Jha from MSU Southern Agricultural Research Center and a group of County Extension Agents from the Golden Triangle. The complete document is available online...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    June 26, 2019

Farm Stories and Fading Dream Book Reading and Signing Party

On Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from 2 pm - 4 pm at the Jeff Reichelt Library Loretta Nepil Johnson will be reading and signing her book Farm Stories and A Fading Dreams. It was printed in 2017, but this is...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    June 26, 2019

What's Happening at the BSMC

A lot of exciting things are happening around the medical center this spring! New faces and new equipment can be seen around the facility, as well as some new events coming soon! We are so excited that Zane Bendig, NP has joined our team! He is...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    June 19, 2019

Welcome Zane Bendig: Big Sandy's New Nurse Practitioner

Zane Bendig is Big Sandy's newest Medical provider. Zane, his wife Sarah, and five children will be moving to Big Sandy in July. Currently Zane is travelling back and forth from Great Falls to...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    June 19, 2019

Big Sandy Schools Hire Three New Teachers

We have three new teachers committed to coming to Big Sandy to teach. The new art teacher is Monica Winderl. She has 19 years of experience teaching art. She comes from the Highwood School as they decided to not have art class there anymore. If you...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    June 19, 2019

The Grocery Store Remodels

Dave and Debra Louvar bought the Grocery Store in the fall of 2002. Debra was telling John Gunhold, the former owner that they were going to have to move because the elevator that Dave manage was...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    June 19, 2019

Community Wide Garage Sale a huge success

I hate shopping at garage sales, because I always find something that I want. This time was no exception. I bought a bike for $15, because I wanted one to ride around town with. I found the perfect...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    June 19, 2019

Green Acres

NARC will host their annual field day on Thursday, June 27th at 3:30 p.m. The event will take place at the research center south of Havre. NARC field day is unique from other field days because their research encompasses farming and ranching. A few...

 

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