The February meeting of Willard Homemakers was held at the Baker Senior Center with members wearing red to represent Heart Month. The meeting began with EMT Steve Schweigert presenting a program on “Hands Only CPR” - a measure to help save lives of heart attack victims without the mouth-to-m…

The 6th Annual Miles City Cowboy Poetry Gathering will be hosted by the Range Riders Museum on Sunday, March 1. Entertainment will kick off at 11:30 a.m. with local talent Gail Shaw from Miles City, performing old classic country songs. A roast beef dinner will be served at noon. The feature…

Lion club members will again be hosting bingo games for high school scholarships at The Center on Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. If you’re eighteen or older come support them.

F.T. Reynolds Co. recently handed out quarterly checks to our Friends of Reynolds (FOR) participants. Each quarter Reynolds Market stores donate a percentage back of the total purchases made by the supporters of each FOR organization.

The Carter County 4-H Shooting Stars hosted their seventh annual Invitational Shoot on Feb. 1, 2020 at the Fallon County Indoor Shooting Range and Fallon County Exhibit Hall. There were 94 4-H youth from Carter, Custer, Fallon, Powder River, Rosebud/Treasure, Stillwater and Wibaux Counties t…

Feb. 9 - Changed For Life Church services, 10 a.m., Baker Senior Center.

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Mid-Rivers Communications is proud to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Mid-Rivers Fund for Education Scholarship Program. This year, Mid-Rivers is offering $46,000 in scholarship funds for Eastern & Central Montana students.

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On Jan. 9, Baker 8th grader Carter Gion and his sister Jessa Gion, who is in the 6th grade, joined more than 90 other youth to participate in the 24th annual Fort Robinson Outbreak Spiritual Run. This run commemorates and honors the sacrifices made by their ancestors on the night of Jan. 9, 1879.

The American Legion Auxiliary of Baker is once again accepting cookies to be donated to the local veterans’ nursing homes, Glendive, Miles City and Fort Meade.

People gathered to March for Life on Jan. 28 in Baker. They started at the railroad tracks and marched to St. John’s Catholic Church where they had a presentation by the Pregnancy Outreach Clinic of Miles City followed by lunch

On Jan. 21, Plevna FFA members and adviser, Mrs. Menees, traveled to Ekalaka to compete in the Spring Districts Public Speaking events. Jenna Paul competed in Prepared Speaking where she placed 3rd. In the Creed Speaking contest, we found Jaeda Paul placing 7th in Senior Creed and Maddison B…

Pinochle games at The Center on Jan. 26 ended with Iven Felt leading in points, overtaking Delbert Schweigert and Carl Hepperle who teamed up at the head table through the entire afternoon and ended tying for second and third. Having the most double pinochles helped Iven push to the top.

Feb. 1 - Vendor Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Baker Senior Center.

Jan. 23 - Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, 7 p.m., Holy Rosary conference room 2, call Diana 406-232-1458 or Nicole 232-5698.

The American Legion Auxiliary of Baker is once again accepting cookies to be donated to the local veterans’ nursing homes, Glendive, Miles City and Fort Meade.

Pinochle was played Sunday at The Center with four complete tables.

The Vitalant blood drive which was on Jan. 7 was very successful with 54 units of blood given. The refreshments were furnished by the Bank of Baker and Precision Auto. The next blood drive will be in March.


In June 2020, Daylee Hanson will embark on a trip of a lifetime. It may sound like a cliché but it truly is an opportunity that our youth should take advantage of. Students were asked to write an essay on how electricity can be used to save and improve lives, especially in developing nations…

Baker High School’s 6th Annual Science Fair is scheduled for Jan. 23, 2020. Students will be judged from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Willard Homemakers met for their first meeting of the new year with ten members and guests present.

Pinochle at The Center on Jan. 12 had Pete Lee and Marj Peterson tying for high points. James Nielsen and Marj tied for the most double pinochles.

Jan. 16 - Free Business Development, by appointment, call 406-748-2990.

On Saturday, Jan. 18 from 10-11 a.m. Baker Schools PTA will be serving pancakes, coffee and juice to all ages at Longfellow cafeteria! We ask that kids are accompanied by someone 16 years or older. Come enjoy a morning of fun!

Pinochle winners on Dec. 29 at The Center for the last time in 2019 were Lois Anderson, Pete Lee and Delbert Schweigert. Marj Peterson had the most double pinochles.

It hardly seems possible that 2019 is already over and a new decade has begun! O’Fallon Historical Museum would like to thank all those who made 2019 such an amazing year. Here is a summary of some of the activities and events that took place at the museum in the last twelve months:

On Saturday, Jan. 18, the public is invited to a Wild Game Feast to be held at the Carter County Events Center in Ekalaka. The doors will open at 5 p.m. for registration with the meal being served at 6 p.m.