Sons of the American Legion will conduct a flag disposal ceremony in conjunction with the Tom McGonigal Memorial Youth Fishing Day on June 19 at 10 a.m. at the Baker Lake Gazebo. Flags can be left at the American Legion before that day or bring them out to the lake on June 19.
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…
For Tom Bruha, it was a simple decision to make, considering the close ties that the Baker Rural Fire Department has with the Bowman Fire Department.
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.
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
In a commencement ceremony designed to help the graduating students and their families look to the future, there was a singular focus on one student who wasn’t there.
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.
The Montana Department of Commerce announced today that 23 Montana communities will share more than $5 million of grant funding for 26 historic preservation projects. The grants, awarded through Commerce’s Montana Historic Preservation Grant Program, will be used to improve historical sites,…
U.S. Senator Steve Daines is helping lead bipartisan efforts in the U.S. Senate to help Montanans prepare for retirement.
U.S. Senator Jon Tester urged the Biden Administration to work with Canada to quickly reopen the U.S.-Canadian border. Tester outlined the critical need to safely open the border to trade and travel, which will have an enormous impact on Montana’s economy.
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.
Governor Greg Gianforte on May 11, signed two pro-jobs, pro-growth bills into law, the Entrepreneur Magnet Act and Corporate Tax Modernization Act.
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 …
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.
Cinco de Mayo may be a famous holiday, but for the people of Compass Coffee in Baker there was an additional reason to celebrate.
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.
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.
Governor Greg Gianforte announced on May 4, two measures to address the state’s severe workforce shortage and incentivize Montanans to reenter the labor force.
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.
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.
Nearly 50 firefighters from as far away as Baker, Rhame, Dickinson, Scranton and Hettinger were involved in specialized training for two days in Bowman.
U.S. Senator Steve Daines on April 26, issued the following statement after it was announced that Montana will regain a seat in the United States House of Representatives.
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.