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 By Zoe Merrill    News    May 20, 2020 

Remember Memorial Day

Although the importance of Memorial Day should be honored and remembered, Lindsay Boyce wrote to me, saying, “We would like to notify people that the whole parade and program at the high school are canceled. The American Legion Post will still be...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    May 20, 2020 

American Auxiliary Poppy Poster Contest winner Brooke Schwenke

I interviewed Brooke Schwenke on the internet, and she wrote her answers to my questions. I asked her about her drawing that she had received an award for. Brooke wrote, "I entered the American...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    May 20, 2020 

Congratulations Class of 2020!

Not your traditional graduation, but it made me cry just the same. It was a beautiful hot day, the weather held, and the sun shined right into parents’ faces. It started with the graduates walking...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    May 20, 2020 

Green Acres

The Master Gardener program provides research based information for gardeners. Below are a few notes taken from the turf management portion of the program. • Rough bluegrass is probably the best grass in Montana for shady areas. • Kentucky...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    May 20, 2020 

Parade for the Big Sandy Nursing Home residence

I had to go. I knew it would be heart-warming to watch a parade that was formed just so people at the nursing home could get outside. It was a beautiful day; the sun was shining, and there wasn't any...

 
 News    May 20, 2020 

Kindergarten Registration 2020-21

Registration for all incoming 2020-21 kindergarteners will be Thursday, May 28, 2020 at the F.E. Miley Elementary School. Students must be 5 years of age on or before September 10th. To commit to social distancing, the event will be by appointment...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    May 20, 2020 

Words from the Wise at BSMC

Congratulations, Class of 2020! This is a great accomplishment; and although the year has not ended how you'd hoped, nothing can ever take away your education. You've earned it! We are so proud of...

 
 News    May 20, 2020 

BEAR PAW DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS INPUT ABOUT ECONOMIC PRIORITIES Online survey offered to residents of northern Montana

HAVRE, May 8, 2020 – Bear Paw Development Corporation is seeking input from area residents regarding economic and community development priorities for northern Montana. The organization is currently updating its Comprehensive Economic Development S...

 
 News    May 20, 2020 

Scholarships and awards for the Class of 2020

Stacey Allderdice Thora Allderdice Scholarship Triangle Communication Scholarship Volleyball Letter Volleyball Best Offensive Player Academic All-State Selection-Volleyball Amanda Cline FHA...

 
 By TJ Bond    News    May 20, 2020 

BSHS Senior Music Awards

What does it take to be a fine musician? Is it studying hard in the repertoire of music? Is it dedication to practice and the craft of music making? Is it focusing on solid comradery, in leading the e...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    May 13, 2020

Graduation Ceremony Approved by Big Sandy Board

Angel Johnson, PHN, Chouteau County Public Health wrote the following letter: “To all Big Sandy Senior Parents--Currently, we do not have an answer as to when the Governor will move the community into Phase II of the re-opening plan....

 

Gradutaion Plans

5:45 p.m. - Seniors will walk down Main Street in Caps and Gowns to the football field. 6:00 p.m. - Graduation Ceremony will begin Families will be given a parking pass to park on the Southeast side...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    May 13, 2020

Big Sandy Barracudas will have registration, May21

The Big Sandy Barracudas are planning on a swim season. They are hopeful the Governor will move us into Phase II of reopening Montana before June 1st. They are holding swim registration on May 21st at 5:00 pm at the football field concession area....

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    May 13, 2020

Town of Big Sandy Receives Grant for Sidewalks

Last Thursday at the Big Sandy City Council meeting, they learned Big Sandy had won the Montana State Park and Recreation grant for a Walking Trail (sidewalk). The Walking Trail would start at the...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    May 13, 2020

BSMC; Here to Serve You: The Rest of the Story

Happy Hospital Week! May 10-16 is National Hospital Week 2020. This is a chance to recognize each hospital for the service they provide to the community. You know about the clinic; you know about the...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    May 13, 2020

Green Acres

Information for this article was compiled by Dr. Kevin Wanner (MSU Extension Entomologist) and Dr. Emily Glunk (Previous MSU Extension Forage Specialist). Alfalfa weevil is the key insect pest of alfalfa, causing variable levels of economic damage...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    May 13, 2020

Getting By

The first picking of my rhubarb is about to happen. I cannot wait to take that first bite of sour, yet refreshing, yumminess. While my current dilemma of deciding what to bake first is scrambling my head, I also know I will soon be saying “What am...

 

Rotary Club Cancels Benefit Dinner

In the latest of round of cancellations due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Big Sandy Rotary Club has decided to cancel their 2020 benefit dinner. The club felt that the uncertainty surrounding the timeline of the school reopening, the restrictions...

 

Kindergarten Registration May 28

Registration for all incoming 2020-21 kindergarteners will be Thursday, May 28, 2020 at the F.E. Miley Elementary School. Students must be 5 years of age on or before September 10th. To commit to social distancing, the event will be by appointment...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    May 13, 2020

Big Sandy Food Bank receives donations

The Big Sandy Food Bank staff and food bank recipients have expressed great gratitude for the support of the local community that has given dollars to help provide food to those in our community. Ther... Full story

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    May 6, 2020

The school will continue to be closed

The school board voted to keep the school closed and continue online learning for the rest of the school year. In the interest of transparency, I will be quoting from the Big Sandy School district COVID-19 Emergency Policies as voted on. Please note...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    May 6, 2020

Chouteau County Environmental Health COVID-19 Guidance for Restaurant

To open the local restaurants, there are several rules they must follow. The Mint will be opening while following these guidelines as well as Ma's in Loma. Peps will not be opening and will continue...

 
 By Jessica Dooley    News    May 6, 2020

BSMC; Here to serve you: The Patient Ones

HAPPY NURSE'S DAY! Today marks the beginning of National Nurse's Week; it ends on May 12, in honor of Florence Nightingale's birthday. She is said to be the founder of nursing. National Nursing...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    May 6, 2020

Green Acres

Below are a few notes I have compiled on biology and management of the stripe rust fungus. • Fungal spores attack wheat consuming the nutrients synthesized by the host plant. • Spread by green bridge and wind dispersal. Community disease like WSM...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    May 6, 2020

Getting By

With fewer visits to the grocery store during this time, you may be having issues keeping fresh foods from spoiling. Here are some tips for keeping fresh foods longer, preventing them going to waste. *Stock up on meat and freeze by double wrapping...

 

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