After two months of waiting and three calls discussing Montana’s Feb. 5, 2021 proposal of using local assessments to replace the federally mandated statewide test, Ian Rosenblum, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Programs at the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) sent a letter deny…
Weather in southeastern Montana and the upper plains region may have been hit by sub-freezing temperatures and some snow, but there will be a warming trend hitting the region over the weekend.
One of the biggest bands of the last half century which can cross multiple musical genres between folk, rock and country will be playing in Baker for the 2021 Fallon County Fair.
The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has confirmed that an adult male from Richland County has been diagnosed with hantavirus infection.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is implementing fire restrictions on sites within three eastern Montana counties, due to dry conditions and high fire danger.
A brief stop in Baker gave local business owners a chance to tell a sitting U.S. Senator what the real life impact a decision in the nation’s capital has had in eastern Montana.
Farm Bureau applauds the State of Montana for filing an amicus curiae with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the petition filed by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) challenging the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 12.
The City of Baker will be notifying the community of Public Works project status as well as street closures and water service interruptions through two methods.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted 988 as a new three-digit number to be used nationwide to reach the National Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Lifeline, starting July 16, 2022. Until then, customers must continue to dial 1-800-273-TALK to reach the Lifeline.
After exhibiting mild symptoms on Sunday and out of an abundance of caution, Governor Greg Gianforte was tested March 5, for COVID-19 and received a positive result. The first lady, who has exhibited no symptoms, has been tested and is awaiting her results.
Governor Greg Gianforte issued an executive order today that temporarily suspends hours of service regulations for certain carriers to facilitate and expedite the delivery of fertilizer to Montana’s farmers.
Montana Red Cross recently received a $100,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Trust that will help the humanitarian organization replace aging equipment used to store and process lifesaving blood.
Sen. Steve Daines (R-Montana) stopped in Baker to visit with concerned locals behind Spiffy’s Mobile 1 as part of a tour of the state to discuss the impact of the Keystone pipeline on Fallon County’s economy. “You hear about so many other benefits the pipeline provides here,” the senator sai…
The Rustic Romance themed prom was hosted this past Saturday, March 27. These decorations were light, romantic and had a beautiful garden feel. Students had a blast getting the opportunity to celebrate this event this year, especially since missing out on Prom last year.
For almost two hours, there were fiery comments aired during a special public meeting covering the Fallon Medical Complex and how it is operating in Fallon County.
The former residents of Parkview Retirement Complex may soon be moving back into the Baker facility, according to one of Fallon County’s commissioners.
U.S. Senator Steve Daines, a member of the Senate Finance Committee, cosponsored legislation to permanently repeal the federal estate tax, more commonly known as the death tax. The “Death Tax Repeal Act of 2021” would finally end this purely punitive tax that has the potential to hit family-…
Governor Greg Gianforte today extended the payment and filing deadlines for Montana individual income taxpayers’ 2020 tax returns to May 17, 2021.
The City of Baker and Fallon County officials will have to wait a little longer to find out how the recent passage of federal legislation will impact the eastern Montana communities.
The Treasure State, its counties, cities and towns will be getting some assistance from the federal government to help cover the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
At a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Governor Greg Gianforte announced that COVID-19 vaccines will be available to all Montanans beginning April 1, 2021.
The public library in Plevna was filled Tuesday evening with dozens of people waiting for a decision regarding the employment status of a teacher who had become a lightning rod in the community.
Work is continuing on underground repairs to some of the drainage conduits next to the Fallon County Health Office in Baker.
Warmer temperatures and slightly below average precipitation are being predicted for the next few weeks in Fallon County and the surrounding areas, according to the National Weather Service Office in Billings.
The frigid weather that kept eastern Montana in a sub-zero zone for most of February has warmed up with a week of above zero temperatures during the day and moved into a windy week.
Trinity Rieger of Plevna is one of two Montana high school students who have been selected from among the state’s top student leaders to be part of the 104 national student delegation.
With these unprecedented times I would like to take this opportunity to warn the citizens of Fallon and surrounding Counties of multiple scams that are out there.