“Paint Your World Purple” is the theme of Fallon County’s seventh annual Relay for Life. The event this year will be held July 15 at Roger Schmidt Amphitheater, located…

Ominous cloud funnels out

 At approximately 6:37 p.m. a tornado, in its infancy, is captured hovering over a packed Fallon County Fairgrounds grandstand June 11. The dark, ominous cloud angrily festered and churned while…

Violent F-3 Tornado hits Baker

No fatalities reported as community comes together for massive cleanup and dig-out efforts By Sherry Vogel June 11, 2016 will go down in Fallon County history as ‘the day a…

AAU wrestling

   February 20, 2016, the Baker Wrestling Club hosted their Invitational Tournament at the high school. There were approximately 220 kids who participated in the tournament with 40 of them…

Looking Back

  September 11 — Mary Lee Dietz was honored Sept. 8 for over 39 years of dedicated volunteer service on the Fallon County Planning Board. . .    Kelly Graham…

   Brief history of the German-Russian homesteaders By Sherry Vogel    The name Plevna means city of churches. This was a fitting name for the newly settled community which was being…

Rejuvenating  Baker

   This past week workers were caught sprucing up the city. By Sherry Vogel Down at the county courthouse and library entrances  the sidewalks were painted a vibrant cobalt blue.…

   Members of the Baker Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture met October 1 at the Fallon Medical Complex dining room for the monthly meeting. By Lori Kesinger   The Fall…

Reconstruction of downtown alleys

  Crews recently started the reconstruction of downtown alleys in the City of Baker. The alley reconstruction work includes removal and replacement of the alley pavement and base. The new…

Smoke limits visibility

Smoke from fires burning in the greater Northwest and Canada blanketed the horizon west of Baker Aug. 28. According to the Montana Department of Environmental Quality, elevated smoke concentrations across…