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 By Bruce Auchly    News    April 3, 2019

April is Spring

‘Tis spring, the time when a young male’s fancy turns to, well, not football. Humans are such an odd lot. Animals – under water, on the ground or in air – simply are driven by the survival of their species. We fret about home loans, school...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 27, 2019

Not Because Everyone is Talking Roads

So, let's talk roads, and not because no-one is talking about them. A small attempt at humor. Recently on television and radio, and in the Havre Daily Newspaper it has been reported about how Hill...

 

Miss Montana visited Big Sandy Schools last week

Last Thursday, Miss Montana 2018-2019 came to the Big Sandy High School to give a presentation to the students. Her name is Laura Haller and she was very excited to speak to the school. Laura goes...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 27, 2019

Box Elder Spanish Class to Travel to Costa Rica

Connie Reichelt will be taking her advance Spanish class to Jaco, Costa Rica, April 9-18. The Box Elder High School English teacher Kelsey Miller will also be going. Although many of their students ha...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    March 27, 2019

Green Acres

Seventh Annual Chouteau County Agriculture Day for 4th and 5th Graders The seventh annual Chouteau County Ag Days for 4th and 5th graders will take place at the Chouteau County Fairgrounds on April 25, 2019. All 4th and 5th graders in Chouteau...

 

Bowhunter Education Class Offered in Havre for Youth and Adults

A Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Bowhunter Education course date has been set for the Havre area. There will be a regular youth classroom course starting on April 22, and an adult online “field day” course on April 27. Archery hunters must...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    March 27, 2019

Getting By

RECYCLING BONANZA – E-waste collection is back! April 27, 2019, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Dedman Foundation Parking Lot, 1410 24th St, Fort Benton It is that time of year for the annual Recycling Bonanza. This year we will be able to collect electronic...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 27, 2019

Sietsema promotes book at Roadhouse signing

On March 21st Erik Sietsema's had a book signing event at the Roadhouse Diner. Posters were made saying to come and celebrate with a local author Erik Sietsema's "The Curse of the Vassal Fruit". They...

 

Stan Weaver of Big Sandy, Montana, elected 2019-2020 AQHA President

The American Quarter Horse Association, Amarillo – The 2019-2020 American Quarter Horse Association Executive Committee was elected at the 2019 AQHA Convention in Fort Worth, Texas. Though AQHA...

 

Montana Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day, March 29, 2019

FORT HARRISON/ HELENA, MT,--March 15, 2019 For Immediate Release Montana, a Proud Partner with The U.S.A. Vietnam War Commemoration, is Commemorating Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day on March 29, 2019 throughout the State. This is a Vietnam War 50th...

 

Certified boater training now available online

Certified boater training for Tiber and Canyon Ferry reservoir is available online at cleandraindrymt.com. Watercraft owners who primarily recreate on either Tiber or Canyon Ferry reservoir can receive the Certified Boater designation. The online...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 20, 2019

Rotary Club "Midnight Masquerade" banquet a huge success

Nona Danreuther won the grand prize of $3,000 at Saturday's Rotary Banquet. Second Grand Prize of four tires or $1,000 in store credit at Tilleman's was won by Lyle McKeever. A glider chair was won...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 20, 2019

Motivational Speaker, John Parker has message for Students "Inspired to be Kind"

Big Sandy Booster Club sponsored John Parker, a motivational speaker, and his daughter Taylor. He spoke to every student. Grade School students discovered how they were like super heroes. Here is a...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 20, 2019

In Gratitude Beaudette's Receive a Red Sox Game

Amber and Randy Beaudette didn't want a goodbye article written when they left, and I honored their request. I do remember on one of their last nights in Big Sandy, they were sitting in an ambulance...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    March 20, 2019

Green Acres

Peter Kolb (Montana State University Extension Forester) will be teaching gardeners about tree trimming, tree disease management and tree insect pest management on Thursday, April 4th from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Chouteau County Memorial...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 20, 2019

Dan Cushman Archives Opportunity

There is an opportunity for the residents of Big Sandy to preserve our history. I've read about Dan Cushman but to tell the truth have never read a single thing he wrote. After reviewing a number of...

 
 By Bruce Auchly    News    March 20, 2019

Spring is for the Young

Not all creatures have given up on spring ever happening. Some are counting on it. And soon. Great horned owls and Canada geese are sitting on eggs now, or soon will be. Two totally different Montana...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    March 20, 2019

Getting By

Been wondering what the chia seed craze is about? Who remembers the catchy tune – “cha, cha, cha, chia”? These are indeed the same seeds that grew into the green “fur” of the popular Chia Pets and other characters. Now, chia seeds have...

 

It's just a piece of dirt, and other lies I tell myself

*Inspired by a true friend, her bottle of wine, and my bottle of whiskey. Growing up in the middle of nowhere watching my parents squeeze a living out of the Missouri Breaks Gumbo, I heard them...

 

Big Sandy Medical Foundation Services Scholarship deadline in 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, 2019. For the 2019-2020 college year, up to three...

 

Be a lifesaver: Give blood with the Red Cross this spring

HELENA, Mont. (March 18, 2019) — Eligible blood donors of all blood types – especially type O – are urged to give blood through the American Red Cross now to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients this spring. By giving blood, do...

 

February Blood Drive was a great success

On Wednesday February 27, 2019 we had another successful blood drive. We had an amazing turn out that helped us yield 31 units of blood. The Red Cross was also able to register 2 first time donors ,...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 20, 2019

Student Athletes for the 4th-5th and 6th Grade Basketball

This year the grade school basketball program is trying something different. Besides just practicing after school and having games on weekends, the coaching staff want them to know that working hard...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    March 13, 2019

"Agriculture is the Most Healthful, Most Useful and Most Noble Employment of Man"

"Agriculture is the most healthful, most useful and most noble employment of man." –George Washington Agriculture has from the beginning of our nation been the driving force of our country. During...

 

Big Sandy students win honors at regional Science fair

Five Big Sandy High School students competed in the Hi-Line Regional Science Fair at MSU Northern on March 5th. Hope Gasvoda, a junior, will be representing the Hi-Line at the Intel International...

 

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