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 By Zoe Merrill    News    September 9, 2020

Kris Kulbeck helps design a "game-changer"

You may have all seen this on TV Friday night but did not realize Big Sandy’s own Kris Kulbeck partially designed it. The TV story was about technology using UV lights to Kill COVID-19 germs. Kart Kleen Technologies showcased the system, “Freq...

 

Awards that were awarded to the 4-H and FFA members for the 2020 Chouteau County Fair

The following is a list of the 4-H and FFA member who received the top awards at the 2020 Chouteau County Fair and the businesses and individuals who generously sponsored the award. Top Rabbit Project – Faith Gasvoda – Sponsored by: Jay and Patri...

 

Spectator Covid-19 Expectations for this Week's Games

The Pioneers hit the road this week, traveling to Fort Benton on Thursday for volleyball and then onto Stanford on Friday to play DGS. The football team is also on the road, playing North Star in Rudyard. As I mentioned in last week’s article, the...

 

F.E.Miley has a new 2nd Grade teacher, Desmond Parker

The newest face at FE Miley Elementary School is actually a returning personality. Mr. Desmond Parker is the new 2nd Grade teacher. He is taking over from Amy Terry, who will be shifting to focus...

 
 By Anne Denning    News    September 2, 2020

Big Sandy held final Omoxsee of the season Sunday

If you have never been to an Omoxsee, you are missing something fun!! August 30 is the last meet for the season, but read this article, and you will be raring to attend next year. O-Mok-See comes from...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    September 2, 2020

Green Acres

The 2020 Chouteau County 4-H and FFA livestock carcass contest took place at Pioneer Meats in Big Timber. A total of 58 Chouteau County 4-H animals were evaluated for carcass quality by Mark King (MSU Extension Sweet Grass County). The purpose of...

 

Getting By

If you love working with wool fabric, yarn or fiber, the Make It With Wool (MIWW) Contest needs you! If you knit, crochet, spin, weave, sew or quilt, consider entering the MIWW contest this fall. The MIWW contest promotes the beauty and versatility...

 

Sunshine Snipper 4H Club 2020 Fair Results

Chouteau County 2020 4-H & FFA Fair Hope Gasvoda ~ Project of Merit – Grand Champion – Environmental & Natural Sciences -Entomology ~ Project of Merit – Grand Champion -Woodworking Faith Gasvoda ~ Project of Merit – Grand Champion - Leathercr...

 

New Rules for Northern Division Athletic Spectators

The majority of athletic directors in the Northern Division met this last week to attempt to establish a consistent set of “ground rules” for allowing spectators at athletic events. After extended discussions, the consensus of the group was that...

 
 By Erik Sietsema    News    August 26, 2020

First week of school in Big Sandy is in the books

The first week of school is in the books, and Principal Heather Wolery is pleased with how smoothly things have gone so far. Though many things are different about the school day due to the new...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    August 26, 2020

The Big Sandy Pioneer Statue Comes Alive

I was first given this story by one of the Big Sandy High School neighbors because they saw Gwen Kane out there working fixing up the chair-saw Pioneer by the school parking lot. I immediately went...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    August 26, 2020

Green Acres

Rejuvra™, active ingredient indaziflam, has received approval by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use on rangeland, CRP land, and natural areas, including grazed areas on these sites. Indaziflam was previously marketed as...

 
 By Erik Sietsema    News    August 26, 2020

Big Sandy Medical Center Keeping Morale High

As the pandemic continues to change our day to day lives, the Big Sandy Medical Center has been hit extra hard by the quarantine. Because the residents are so vulnerable to the virus, the home has...

 

CHOUTEAU COUNTY 4-H AND FFA FAIR HIGHLIGHTS

4-H and FFA youth had the opportunity to wrap up the year by showing their projects and having them judged at the 2020 Chouteau County 4-H and FFA Fair, August 13-16. These projects included babysitting, beef, beef breeding, cat, cloverbuds,...

 
 By Anne Denning    News    August 19, 2020

City Council juggling a few important things

A meeting of the Big Sandy’s Town Council was held on the evening of August 13. They were juggling many topics and concerns for the town of Big Sandy. An added facet of conducting a meeting occurred when there was a need to do a Zoom conference...

 

Covid-19 Creates a Different Season for High School Sports

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to create chaos in the world of sports. Despite the recent cancellations or postponements of most college seasons, most high schools across the state remain committed to pressing forward with a fall season. Three of...

 
 By Erik Sietsema    News    August 19, 2020

Big Bud Comes Home to Big Sandy in September

The Big Sandy Homecoming 2020 was postponed until next year due to Covid, but this year we will be celebrating a different sort of homecoming. This September the world's largest tractor will be...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    August 19, 2020

Green Acres

The 2020 MSU Pest Management Tour is a last chance opportunity for private applicators in Northcentral Montana to obtain recertification credits before the December 31, 2020 private applicator expiration date. Three credits will be offered for each...

 

Triangle Cancels Annual meeting

The Board of Trustees of Triangle Telephone Cooperative Association, doing business as Triangle Communications (Triangle), had previously voted to hold two annual meetings in October of this year. Triangle was very excited to host a north meeting in...

 

Approved Return to School Plan 6 for Big Sandy Public Schools

The complete plan is almost 6,000 words covering all three phases, which makes it impossible for the Big Sandy Mountaineer to publish it in its entirety. I have chosen portions of the plan to print, but Kelly Haaland would like everyone to know,...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    August 12, 2020

Green Acres

Information for this article was taken from a Kansas State University Press Release. The entire article is located at www.ag.ksu.edu. Producers often wait several weeks after harvest before making their first herbicide application to control voluntee...

 
 By Erik Sietsema    News    August 12, 2020

Great Cycle Challenge

This September, I will be riding to raise money to fight Children's Cancer in the Great Cycle Challenge. The Great Cycle Challenge was founded in 2015 and is one of the biggest cycling events in the...

 
 By Anna Bold    News    August 12, 2020

Outdoor basketball courts for Big Sandy Elementary

Big Sandy will soon have a new basketball court. The crumbling and cracked concrete of the existing courts at the FE Miley Elementary School has been removed. A new, larger, 40 x 80 feet court will replace it. The court will have 2 sets of basketball...

 

Attention Chouteau County Residents

We have just been notified our our 4th active case of Covid 19. We are in the process of notifying and quaranting contacts. Please be safe and now that we have four cases the Governor’s Mask directive applies in this county. Masks will be worn for...

 
 By Erik Sietsema    News    August 5, 2020

The Montana online library service

The Montana online library service, Library 2 Go, is a useful service that many Big Sandy locals have grown to love. This was especially the case during quarantine when trips to the library were shut down and trips to book stores were fewer and...

 

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