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 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 30, 2019

Legislative Information for 2019 Session

Every two years we have an opportunity to participate in state government. In order to contact our legislator’s, we are printing our local Representative and Senator’s contact information. District 27 Representative Joshua Kassmier 406-781-538; a...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    January 30, 2019

Green Acres

Keeping House Plants Healthy During the Winter Many houseplants suffer in winter from too little light. Houseplants need sufficient light to photosynthesize and make sugars and other carbohydrates. Even a south-facing windowsill may not provide...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 30, 2019

Katherine Bold Winner of the Triangle Telephone Trip to Washington DC

Katherine Bold daughter of Anna Bold was chosen as one of two winners of a trip to Washington DC from the Foundation for Rural Service and Triangle Communications. Baily Gasvoda was one of two last...

 

Parent's Night for Basketball Feb. 2

As the basketball season is coming close to districts, the last home game is approaching. The basketball season has been going very well for the two teams. The girl’s team is being coached by Naomi Terry and the boy’s team is being coached by...

 
 By Sheri Moore    News    January 30, 2019

Rotary Christmas Light Winners

Although this is a late acknowledgement, the Christmas lights are still up so it’s never too late to talk about the winners of the Big Sandy Rotary Club annual Christmas Light Contest. The following nine winners received a cash prize. Kenyon and...

 
 By Jim Griggs    News    January 30, 2019

86th Annual Lutefisk Dinner Set For Saturday, February 2 at Havre First Lutheran Church

Eighty-six years of tradition returns to the Hi-Line on Saturday, February 2 when First Lutheran Church serve up their 86th Annual Swedish Meatball and Norwegian Lutefisk Dinner at First Lutheran Church in Havre. The dinner is the longest running...

 
 By Bruce Auchly    News    January 30, 2019

What are Fish Doing These Days?

Ever wonder on a cold, snowy winter day what fish are doing under the ice? The short answer is: about the same as the rest of the year. They breathe, eat and try to avoid being eaten. There are, however, some differences in winter. First, it’s...

 

Mountaineer Photo Contest Winners

Mary Ophus, from Big Sandy, took the first-place honors with this picture of farm life. She took this picture while out on the farm doing chores besides the chicken coop. It was taken last March...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 23, 2019

7TH Annual Gun and Ammo Show, January 25-27 in Big Sandy

The 7th Annual Gun and Ammo Show in Big Sandy will take place on January 25th, 26th, and 27th. The Gun Show will be at the Jerry Martin Memorial Hall. Vance and Jean Butler along with their son...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 23, 2019

Big Sandy School Board Regular Meeting

The full board was in attendance President Darin Genereux, and board members Brandon Gasvoda, Jerri Roth, Brad Weaver, and Heather Pleninger. Also in attendance Superintendent Kelly Haaland, Big Sandy School Principle Heather Wolrey, Baily Gasvoda...

 

Coyote Derby Results

Calling Class: 1st Place paid out $2,166.00 and went to Eli Hinebaugh, Kody Nystrom, Tanner Pronto, and Garrett Powell killing 14 coyotes. 2nd Place paid out $1,083.00 and went to Duke Darlington, Pet...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 23, 2019

Quilt Raffle an Act of Love

Judy Hawkins said, "People who live and work in your community donate bits all the time. But people like myself who have moved away aren't able to do that. It is my way of giving back to a community...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    January 23, 2019

Green Acres

Management Methods for Cows during the Calving Season Managing cows to rebreed as scheduled is an important practice during the calving season. Below are a few good management practices to remember from the Cow-Calf Management Guide Section CL115....

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 23, 2019

Christ Lutheran Youth to Sponsor Bingo

It’s Bingo for the entire family Sunday January 27th. The Christ Lutheran Youth are trying to create a fun family afternoon starting at 1:00. The cards are only 50 cents per card for adults. They can’t charge kids to play, so they are asking...

 

Havre Lions Club presents 2018 Melvin Jones Fellowship Award to Tom Allen

Melvin Jones was the founder of Lions Clubs International. "What if these men," Melvin Jones asked, "who are successful because of their drive, intelligence and ambition, were to put their talents to...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    January 23, 2019

Getting By

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, deadly gas. This is why it is so dangerous. High concentrations can cause death within just a few minutes of breathing it while lower levels can make you sick. When appliances are properly...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 23, 2019

Montana Farmers Union announces registration for Women's conference held February 1-3

MFU is pleased to announce registration is open for the 2019 Women’s Conference at Fairmont Hot Springs February 1, starting at 4:00 PM and ending February 3, at 10:00 AM. It is a relaxing & welcoming environment complete with workshops on...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 16, 2019

New Year Resolutions for Farmers and Ranchers

January of every year has lots of farm forums around the state of Montana. Except for delivery of grain and feeding livestock agriculture farmers and ranchers are finding time to attend. I heard the o...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 16, 2019

Big Sandy Senior Center in Need of Support

The Big Sandy Senior Center announced they will be closed on Fridays. Linda Schwarzbach President of the Big Sandy Senior Center Board said, "We are trying to get it open again, but when the participa...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 16, 2019

Goodman and Gasvoda compete at first CrossFit competition

On January 6 Bailey Gasvoda and Bryanna Goodman participated in a Cross–Fit competition in Spokane Washington at the fair-grounds. They left the competition very inspired and after talking to them...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    January 16, 2019

Green Acres

Golden Triangle Herbicide-Resistance Meetings February 19, 2019 (Six Commercial or Private Pesticide Credits Available) Golden Triangle MSU Extension agents will be hosting herbicide-resistance meetings on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, in both Conrad...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 16, 2019

City Council to Discuss Water Ordinance January 23

The Big Sandy City Council met as usual on January 9th, with all council members present Shaud Schwarzbach-Mayor, Colby Baumgarn, Darin Ray, Ted Pursley, and Jon Sheehy. All employees of the city were also present, Wendy Kleinsausser, City Clerk,...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    January 16, 2019

Booster Club Has Wonderful Opportunities in the Future

The Big Sandy Booster Club met January 8th with nine moms attending at the Big Sandy Senior Citizen’s. Melanie Schwarzbach gave the Financial Report. Currently they have $13,790.00 for future projects. There was considerable exciting discussion...

 

The Belize Group: final deadlines approach

As the final payment for the Belize Marine Ecology trip is coming up, all the participants are wrapping up their fundraisers and reaching their payment goal. There is a total of twelve kids going on the trip: Hunter Snapp, Bailey Gasvoda, Clint Darli...

 

Big Sandy FFA Alumni Chapter Comes to Town

The first meeting of the Big Sandy FFA Alumni Chapter was held on December 28, 2018 at Peps. There were 10 people in attendance. At this meeting the first step was completed in chartering an Alumni Chapter; filling out the application. According to...

 

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