A plan to help drain water from the north edge of the Parkview parking lot and the south edge of the City Park was approved Oct. 21 during the City Council meeting.
The USDA announced that the Montana Office of Public Instruction has been awarded a new $199,800 school nutrition grant to support the National School Lunch Program. The OPI along with the Montana Team Nutrition Program at Montana State University will develop and evaluate recipes for school…
The Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) has received a 5-year, $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to provide professional development to general and special educators in serving special needs students. The grant is authorized by the federal Individuals with Disab…
The recent hike in COVID-19 cases in Montana and Fallon County has forced the school in Plevna to increase its vigilance in protecting the students, according to Superintendent Nick Schumacher.
The Montana High School Association executive board voted during a scheduled meeting on Tuesday to delay the start of winter sports - both practices and competition - in hopes of flattening the curve during the continued COVID-19 pandemic.
The final Rural Initiatives session will give people a chance to review what has been covered in two earlier teleconference discussions on the changing role of rural communities when it starts Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall at the Fallon County Fairgrounds.
The final mill levy for the new fiscal year was recently adopted by the City Council, reflecting the drop in the economy caused by the pandemic and a downturn in oil revenues.
Effective Wednesday, Sept. 30, Baker Public Schools will adhere to the mask directive issued by Governor Bullock requiring that masks be worn in all K-12 schools that reside in a county with four (4) or more active COVID 19 cases.
The City of Baker will be closing one block of George Avenue for about three weeks to make repairs and handle drainage from the north end of the football field to nearby Lincoln School property.
Every year, National 4-H Week sees millions of youth, parents, volunteers, and alumni come together to celebrate the many positive youth development opportunities offered by 4-H.
On Sept. 25, U.S. Senator Jon Tester released the following statement after a U.S. District Court ruling ordering the Administration to abandon its attempt to shorten the 2020 Census schedule, extending the deadline until Oct. 31.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has designated October as the first-ever national Pedestrian Safety Month. The agency is making pedestrian safety the focus of October as part of its continuing efforts to improve safety for vulnerable roa…
U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced that his bipartisan bill protecting Montana veterans and their families from pension poachers passed out of the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.
President Trump and USDA Secretary Perdue have announced a second round of aid through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). Up to $14 billion will be used to help farmers devastated by the economic disaster caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
For the past nine years, the Montana Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee has raised more than $56,000 for the Montana Food Bank Network through the Hoofin’ it for Hunger race. The food bank donation followed the YF&R Committee’s commitment to help provide food for those in n…
Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen criticized the Governor’s announcement that he will begin publicly displaying individual school-based COVID-19 cases as a risk to the medical data privacy of children, families, and school staff.
U.S. Senator Jon Tester released the following statement following a ruling from a U.S. District Court determining that policy changes implemented by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) are harmful to voters and deliberately suppress their right to vote:
MontanaPBS has launched a new streaming option that allows in-state viewers to watch the primary MontanaPBS channel live from web browsers, cell phones, tablets and other smart devices.
With wildfires roaring through the western United States, including Montana, a U.S. Senate subcommittee have considered a bill that would implement a variety of wildfire-mitigation projects. A coalition of 13 Western state Farm Bureaus and the American Farm Bureau Federation have been urging…