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 By Zoe Merrill    News    December 4, 2019 

It's Here the Jim Rettig Christmas Stroll

For new residents of Big Sandy, you might want to know why it's called the Jim Rettig Christmas Stroll. Jim was the owner of the Big Sandy Mountaineer and was an active community leader. He invested a...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    December 4, 2019 

Playing in Paradise

Senior Volleyball players Seanna Demontiney and Lainey Gregory were asked to join the Valier Volleyball team this summer for a week of playing volleyball in Honolulu, Hawaii! Both girls felt honored...

 

Science Olympians Bring Home Gold in Water Quality

The Big Sandy Science Olympiad teams competed at the state event in Bozeman on November 25th-26th. The junior high team placed 24th out of 51 teams and the high school placed 22nd out of 47 teams. In...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    December 4, 2019 

Green Acres

2019 Golden Triangle Sheep Seminar in Conrad sponsored by the Front Range Wool Pool The annual event will take place on Tuesday, December 17 at the Moose Lodge in Conrad. Registration will begin at 2 p.m. Presenters and content are as follows: ...

 
 By Lou Lawrence    News    December 4, 2019 

Pioneer Days at Big Sandy, Montana

As the year 1911 started to draw to a close and Christmas approached the theme, "Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men", was forgotten and the Army moved in to settle cattle and sheep trouble, which...

 
 By Janell Barber    News    December 4, 2019 

Getting By

Do not let the busyness of the holiday season overshadow the safety of your house. Increased cooking and baking, decorating and entertaining can mean increased risk of fire and accidents. The following list is courtesy of the International...

 

Hi-LIne Law introduces two new Lawyers

Hi-Line Law would like to introduce you to two new layers who have joined the firm, and both are from Havre - making everyone who works at Hi-Line Law from the northern highline. With Kaden Keto and T...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    December 4, 2019 

Ron Baumann still in search of excellence

Ron traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, and the Kentucky Exhibition Center and attended the GIE Garden International Event. It is the biggest lawn/garden show in the United States. He tries to go every...

 

Montana records first suspected case of CWD in wild elk

BILLINGS – Montana recorded its first suspected case of chronic wasting disease in wild elk Monday. The cow elk was harvested by a landowner on private land northeast of Red Lodge earlier this month and samples were extracted from the carcass in...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving is Here

We all have our traditional Thanksgiving meal, and usually our regular thanksgiving prayer. We thank God for our family, for the food on our table, and pray for our family, which isn't with us. An...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    November 27, 2019

Big Sandy CSI Stroll Updates; Check out the vendors at the bazar

It’s Thanksgiving, and we’re celebrating with food. The Christmas Stroll Saturday morning is nothing without it food vendors. Paula Amsbaugh will have a table to sell her Mimi’s Mustard and Dip. Paula said, “I got the recipe from a friend...

 
 By Judy Yirsa    News    November 27, 2019

Breaking traditon, spend Thanksgiving in Paris

Last year my husband and I were in the early stages of planning a family vacation for the following summer when we came across shockingly low-priced flights from Great Falls to Paris. The only catch...

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    November 27, 2019

Green Acres

I found an interesting article from Canada on stretching hay supply with straw. The article is located at https://www.canadiancattlemen.ca/2017/11/06/stretching-your-cattles-hay-supply-with-straw/. I asked Dr. Megan Van Emon (MSU Assistant...

 
 By Kalee Rose    News    November 27, 2019

The Jeff Reichelt Library will host Coloring Contest

Our town library is doing its part in bringing the Christmas Spirit to our community by hosting a coloring contest for all ages. The coloring pictures must be turned in before December 7th. The Prize for all for winners is going to be one free milksh...

 

Getting By

Are you looking for ideas to liven up the large gathering dinner conversations? Or perhaps you need to steer the conversation in a different direction. If so, here are some conversation starter questions for all age—do not forget to involve the...

 
 By Kalee Rose    News    November 27, 2019

"A Seussified Christmas Carol"- Opening Night

November 22nd and 23rd, the high school hosted its annual play. The auditorium was absolutely packed with friends and familiar faces, along with folks I've never met. It turned out to be quite the...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    November 27, 2019

Shari Jenkins Schmit Big Sandy Artist

Editor's note: Shari Jenkins Schmit will be at the Craig Edwards Art Gallery in person Saturday December 7th between 9-6. A number of her prints will be on sale. Shari Jenkins Schmit lives and...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    November 27, 2019

Her Love of Horses

Lily Winderl likes to paint. Horses are her forte. She loves drawing horses. "I start most of my pieces with a basic coat, a then I add a vibrant color. I do a lot of bright colors. I've been working...

 
 By Erin Taylor    News    November 27, 2019

FFA attends John Deere Days

John Deere Ag Expo was held in Bozeman at the Montana Stare University, on November 14th through the 16th. As one of the biggest events of the year, students from all across Montana can connect and reunite with others wearing the blue jacket. Over...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    November 20, 2019

Veteran's Day Honored by The Big Sandy Students

TJ Bond music teacher at the Big Sandy schools presented to our community an excellent program to honor the vets in our community. The grade school children were supposed to wear red, white, and...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    November 20, 2019

Big Sandy's CSI Stroll "Merry Grinchmas"; Parade of LIghts & Costume Contest

Let’s start with what’s new this year. The small children can write their letters to Santa, take them to the Library, and send them via special mailbox that Santa set up. They will place the letter inside the mailbox, close the lid and raise the...

 
 By Kalee Rose    News    November 20, 2019

Local High School Choir to Perform on PBS

Congratulations to the choir of Big Sandy for being chosen to represent the small towns in Montana on PBS, national television. What a fantastic group of students and teachers we have! Amanda Robertson said, “The students in Big Sandy have been...

 
 By Zoe Merrill    News    November 20, 2019

"Some of my favorite things."

I liked the idea of discussing Thanksgiving by acknowledging what simple pleasures we cherish. Like, “Having a job.” I visited five residents to find what their favorite things were. “Spending time with grandkids, my kids, and having family...

 

All-Star Music Program

Three Big Sandy music students attended the All-Star Music Program held at the University of Montana, November 8-10. The students were nominated by Mr. Bond, the Big Sandy music and band teacher....

 
 By Tyler Lane    News    November 20, 2019

Green Acres

The Montana State University Central Agricultural Experiment Station will host its annual research roundup event in Lewistown from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10. The event will showcase ongoing projects at the research center and offer...

 

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