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O’Fallon Historical Museum, in conjunction with Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation, has planned an event for June 12, that they hope will become an annual affair. Heritage Fest is a celebration of the history and heritage of Fallon County which includes lots of fun old-fashioned…

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As established in House Bill 396 signed during the 2021 legislative session, hemp and substances derived from hemp are now approved for use in commercial feed for pets, specialty pets, and horses in Montana, so long as they do not contain more than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC.

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The last Monday of May is a day of honor for all Americans who have served our country. The Civil War caused the most deaths in any US battle, as a result the first National Cemeteries were formed. A tradition blossomed in a dark time, people across the nation began holding tributes for fall…

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The Fallon County Vet Clinic has a new addition to the family, Dr. Shelbey Nagle. Dr. Nagle hails from Circle, MT, a high school graduate of the class of 2013. She majored in Molecular Biology at Chadron, with a minor in vet science. Dr. Nagle attended Washington State University to finish h…

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A new business is planning to move into the old Runnings building in the Lakeview Shopping Center. ‘Better Daze’, a medical marijuana dispensary, may soon be moving into the building after the owners recently got the storefront retail license approved by the Baker City Council.

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The City of Baker may see Better Daze – at least when it comes to a medical marijuana dispensary.

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Baker golf players attended the State Class B Golf Tournament on May 18-19. This competition was held in Shepherd, MT at the Eaglerock Country Club. Six golfers from BHS qualified for this event, including Konner Flint, Camryn Collins, Jory Miller, Jaxson Tronstad, Rory Lingle and Colin Lorb…

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The Plevna High School Graduation Ceremony was held on May 22, at 2 p.m. Whitney and Wyatt Thielen opened the event by playing Pomp and Circumstance on their violin and banjo, as seniors Dacy Buerkle, Bret Edgell, Jenna Paul, Trinity Rieger and Ashley Sander made their entrance. Mr. Schumach…

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For the sixth year the Montana High School Rodeo finals will be held here in Baker, MT. The Rodeo will begin on Monday, June 7 and go through Saturday, June 12.

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Construction on the Baker city streets is moving along, with the crews moving from the west side of town to the east, city engineer Shannon Hewson of Brosz Engineering told the city council.

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A local family with a heart for quality local journalism has taken ownership of the Bowman County Pioneer and Fallon County Times. After watching regional papers lose their local focus and hoping to make a difference the family decided to get involved in small-town media.

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The 2021 Paddlefish season will begin 6 a.m. on May 15 at the Intake Fishing access point in Glendive, MT.

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Traffic is still being rerouted due to construction zones in downtown Baker, but the contractors have announced the project is ahead of schedule.

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Mary Ellen Bagley, respectfully known to her students as “Mrs. Bagley” will be retiring from her position in the Special Education Department at the end of the 2021 school year. She began her career at Baker High School as a substitute teacher for grades 7-12, moving to her current position …

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When Dave Breitbach closes his door as principal at Baker High School for the last time June 9 and turns in the keys, he will be leaving the campus with a lot of memories.

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It was a surprise for Kim Cuppy when she received a call recently from City of Baker Mayor Zachman that she had been selected as the Citizen of the Year.

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A community discussion about the Fallon Medical Complex returned to the Longfellow School gymnasium April 28, but without members of the board of directors or officials attending.

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The rains that recently hit Fallon County will be returning over the weekend and into the following week, according to the latest predictions from the National Weather Service office in Billings.

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A draft agreement between the City of Baker and Fallon County over maintenance of the sewer line serving the Fairway Acres area was approved by the City Council at its April 21 meeting.

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During the last year, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offered hunter and bowhunter education classes online due to COVID concerns. Since last spring, more than 17,000 Montanans completed the online courses, which is nearly double the number of students in a typical year.