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Alissa Bohle of Baker recently finished as the second runner up in the recent Miss Montana competition in Glendive. Alissa is the daughter of Kalyn and Leslie Bohle.

Because Steven, a scoutmaster from another troop, had let his boys tie up what they thought was an orphaned bear cub, their troop got in big trouble. After its mother tore up their camp, they were summoned to a meeting. My troop had just finished eating when Steven came by.

U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced the following Montana priorities that are included in the initial Phase Four Coronavirus Relief Package in the Senate. Daines fought for funding for a COVID-19 vaccine and therapeutic drugs, Montana jobs and workers, and support for Montana child care prov…

Is your Life Insurance up-to-date? Life insurance is like the Swiss Army knife of estate planning: there are so many ways you can use it as you plan to pursue your goals. Whether you simply need to insure yourself or need to protect your estate through sophisticated planning, September is th…

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People have been parsing the human lifespan into a taxonomy of ages forever. Aristotle proposed three categories: youthful, prime of life, and elderly. Two thousand years later, Shakespeare’s Seven Ages of Man carved human chronology into seven slices, with the body’s final frailty circling …

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James Miller, 39, from Plevna fell asleep at the wheel of the 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee he was driving and crashed into an embankment and rolled. He was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. Miller was transported to FMC and then onto Billings. . .Firefighters responded to …

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On Tuesday, July 14, Vitalant blood drive went over their goal with 44 units of blood. This was a very good turn out and precautions were taken because of the fear of the virus.

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This vital investment account question should be answered sooner rather than later.

Miles Community College has awarded 125 degrees to their graduating class of 2020. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing guidelines, MCC was not able to host their annual commencement ceremony on campus, normally held in May. They instead published a Virtual Commencement Cere…

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How personal property and assets are titled can impact on how that property is distributed after a person’s death and, in some cases, may supersede a will.

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A few things you may want to think about before filing for benefits

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The sun is an important part of our lives. Sunny days have a positive impact on our mood, increase our level of physical activity, make many social events and gatherings possible, and even benefit our health by providing our bodies with essential vitamin D. Unfortunately, sun exposure also p…

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The COVID-19 Pandemic has altered the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) athletic seasons. In a major announcement July 13, the NJCAA shared its plan to give athletic seasons a better chance of success in the coming school year.

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Because the boys in my troop liked to stay at the farthest camp out in the woods, it wasn’t uncommon for us to have problems with bears wandering into our camp. One night a bear came in search of food. Rod, my assistant, ran to the main lodge and got him and me some pepper spray we could use…

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With the July 15 deadline for federal and state individual income tax filing and payments approaching, the Montana Department of Revenue reminds those with difficulty paying their state income taxes that they can design and request payment plans online.

July 12 - Changed For Life Church services, 10 a.m., Baker Senior Center.

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Steven, the scoutmaster of a new troop at scout camp, had a lot to learn about scouting. It’s true, at the campfire program where all the troops gathered for the evening program, his troop always wore top-notch uniforms. My boys seldom wore anything besides jeans and t-shirts. When the camp …

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My name is Kennedy Lyson, and I am a 2019-2020 NILE Merit Heifer recipient. The NILE Merit Heifer program rewards youth with a heifer and a good base of knowledge to get your own cattle herd started.

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There are benefits and limitations when you decide to donate stock

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The 2020 St. Jude’s Ride was held Sunday, June 21st at the Fred and Ann Hoff ranch.

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Summer is off to a great start at O’Fallon Historical Museum! We are happy to once again be sharing local history with the public and are excited to have you join us.

One of my scouts came into camp, shaking his head. “You know that troop next to us? I don’t think they know anything.”

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Fallon Medical Complex was blessed on the morning of June 25 with a gift from the Classic Cruisers Car Club from Baker. The members of this club commissioned Baker Metal to construct this beautiful bench. They gathered together to deliver it to the facility. These are the kind of men and wom…

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Yes, there will be a Miss Montana 2020. She will be taking over for Miss Montana 2019, Mo Shea of Helena, who won $14,875 in scholarships for medical school through the Miss America Organization. The 71st annual Miss MT Scholarship Competition was rescheduled to July 23-25 with adjustments i…

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Joe Janz recently retired from Fallon County after serving for 11 years as the head of outside maintenance. A retirement party was held on June 22 for Joe and Chuck Lee.

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Chuck Lee has served Fallon County residents for 20 years, first as the Fallon County Planner and ending his career as the coordinator of DES/911.

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Congratulations to these seniors who received the “High School Hero Cord Award” from the Vitalant Blood Services.

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New signs have been placed along Highway 7 and Highway 12 giving directions to some of the many recreation options surrounding Baker Lake! Fallon County Commissioners, Fallon County Parks and Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation worked together to determine the content and the loc…

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Baker Lions Club with the help of Lions Club members Jane O’Connor, Alice Kay Schweigert and Alissa Miller planted flowers at Centennial Park. They also had help from Tucker and Emmalyn Miller from Fertile Prairie 4-H Club.