HELP WANTED: Dahl Memorial Healthcare job opportunities: Competitive wages and benefits for all positions. 

Maintenance/Emergency Preparedness Coordinator - Responsible for maintaining the physical structure of the building and the day to day operation of electrical, heat, air conditioning, medical gas and water, sewer systems, snow removal and lawn maintenance. Coordinate the implementation of the emergency operations program through training, plan writing and review, equipment and supply purchase and maintenance, and command center support. Develop, integrate, implement and ensure compliance of emergency operations policies and procedures as well as regulatory requirements.

Registered Nurse (RN) - Possible student loan repayment.

Clinic RN - Prepare patients, instruments and procedures for visits with providers. Completes schedules, referrals. Assists providers with procedures and maintains necessary inventories of medications, room supplies, and supply inventories in the clinic. 

Certified Nurses Aide (CNA) - Paid online classes available.

Cook - On the job training available. 

   For more information or to apply, please contact: Melissa Lovec, P.O. Box 46, Ekalaka, MT 59324; 406-775-8730; Applications can also be downloaded from  EOE.




Minerals and other oil/gas interests. Send details to: P.O. Box 13557, Denver, CO 80201.

FOR RENT: Five bedroom, two bath house. No smoking. Pets considered. Call 406-480-2980.

SELF STORAGE AVAILABLE UNITS: 2 - 10x30, 1 - 5x10, 1 - 10x15, 1 - 10x20 and 1 - 15x20. Call Shawn at 406-480-2980. 

FOR SALE: 2016 Buick LaCrosse FWD Sedan, like new, only 17,000 actual miles. Phone 406-978-2091.

CARD of THANKS: The family of Jessie Fost would like to extend a heartfelt thank you for all the love, food, flowers, memorials and help during our difficult time. Special thanks to the Lakeview Baptist Church for the wonderful meal and use of the building, Quality Transportation and special friends for the Sunday meal, Jon and Stevenson Funeral Home for their wonderful assistance at a very emotional time, and Pastor Sheldon, who is always there. 

CARD OF THANKS: I want to take this time to say Thank You to my family, friends and the farmers and ranchers of Carter and Fallon Counties for making 35 years with the Farm Service Agency go by so fast - not sure how that happened! You have all been such big part of my life, and for that, I will always be thankful. My co-workers and staff through the years have been top-notch folks who care about the producers and industry they serve and we are so fortunate to have them in our corner, working for the Agency. In addition, the producers of these counties are the best - and it was you that made my years of service doable and why I continued to work. From the bottom of my heart - thank you for all you do for Agriculture - I know we don’t say it enough, but you are appreciated! Take Care and God Bless you all! 

   Robin Markuson 

CARD OF THANKS: A HUGE Thank You to everyone that played a part in my retirement party - I couldn’t have asked for a better send off with a better group of people! Thank you to Jitt for taking the lead and getting everything lined up and to all of you that were a part of the planning process. The meal was delicious - thank you to Mrs. Amy Walker and her FCCLA group for that. And also thank you to the Dawg House Pub for being a part of the celebration. Thank you for all the cards and flowers - from those that could not attend. I miss the day-to-day contact with my staff and co-workers, but so far, this retirement gig has been great! Thanks so much everyone! 

   Robin Markuson



   On July 15, 2020 at 11 a.m., at the front entrance, Fallon County Courthouse, 10 West Fallon Avenue, Baker, MT 59313, Brigham J. Lundberg, a member of the Montana State Bar, as successor trustee, will sell at public auction to the highest bidder, the following described real property situated in Fallon County, Montana, and described as follows:

Lot 7, Block 29, MILWAUKEE LAND COMPANY’S SECOND ADDITION to the City of Baker, Fallon County, MT, according to the official plat thereof on file in the office of the Fallon County Clerk and Recorder.

Parcel ID No.: 1100179

which has the address of 122 South 5th Street East, Baker, MT 59313.

   Said sale will be made to satisfy the obligation secured by and pursuant to the power of sale conferred in the trust indenture/deed of trust (“Deed of Trust”) dated Nov. 25, 2014 and executed by Justin I. Qualley and ChyAnne Qualley, as grantors (“Grantor”), to Alliance Title and Escrow Corp., as trustee, in favor of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as beneficiary, and recorded on Nov. 25, 2014 as Instrument No. 99619 in Book 115 at Page 253, official records of Fallon County, Montana.

   Brigham J. Lundberg (“Successor Trustee”) is the successor trustee of the Deed of Trust pursuant to an Appointment of Successor Trustee/Substitution of Trustee recorded on Feb. 13, 2020 as Instrument No. 0105791, official records of Fallon County, Montana.

   Beneficiary has declared the grantors in default of the terms of the Deed of Trust and the promissory note (“Note”) secured by the Deed of Trust because of Grantors’ failure to timely pay all monthly installments of principal, interest, and, if applicable, escrow reserves for taxes and/or insurance as required by the Note and Deed of Trust. According to the Beneficiary, the obligation evidenced by the Note is now due for the Oct. 1, 2019 installment payment. As of Feb. 11, 2020, the amount necessary to satisfy this obligation was $158,962.32. This amount includes the outstanding principal balance of $153,101.01, plus accrued interest, accrued late charges, accrued escrow installments for insurance and/or taxes (if any), and advances for the protection of the beneficiary’s security interest (if any). Due to the default stated above, Beneficiary has elected, and has directed the Successor Trustee, to sell the above-described property to satisfy the obligation.

   The sale is a public sale and any person, including the beneficiary, excepting only the trustee, may bid at the sale. The bid price must be paid immediately upon the close of bidding in cash or cash equivalents (valid money orders, certified checks or cashier’s checks). The conveyance will be made by Trustee’s Deed without any representation or warranty, including warranties of title or possession, express or implied, as the sale is made strictly on an as-is, where-is basis, without limitation, the sale being made subject to all existing conditions, if any, of lead paint, mold or other environmental or health hazards. The sale is subject to bankruptcy filing, payoff, reinstatement, or other circumstance that affects the validity of the sale. If the sale is set aside or the trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of funds paid to the successor trustee, and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. The purchaser shall be entitled to possession of the property on the 10th day following the sale. 

   The scheduled Trustee’s Sale may be postponed by public proclamation up to 15 days for any reason, and in the event of a bankruptcy filing or other court-ordered stay, the sale may be postponed by the trustee for up to 120 days by public proclamation at least every 30 days.

   The grantors, the successor-in-interest to the grantors, or any other person having an interest in the aforesaid property, at any time prior to the trustee’s sale, may pay to the present beneficiary the entire amount then due under the Deed of Trust and the obligation secured thereby (including costs and expenses actually incurred and attorney’s fees) other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred and thereby cure the default theretofore existing.

   This communication is from a debt collector. It is an attempt to collect a debt, and any information obtained will be used for that purpose.

DATED: 3/3/2020 /s/ Brigham J. Lundberg Brigham J. Lundberg, Successor Trustee Lundberg & Associates, PC 3269 S. Main St., Ste. 100, Salt Lake City, UT 84115 801-263-3400 Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.




Vincent G. Kalafat


500 Transwestern Plaza II

490 North 31st Street

P.O. Box 2529 

Billings, MT 59103-2529

Telephone: 406-252-3441

Attorneys for Personal Representative of the Estate of Llewell Johnson, deceased


In the Matter of the Estate of LLEWELL JOHNSON, Deceased.

Probate No.: DP 2020-5

Judge Nickolas C. Murnion


   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed personal representative of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the Decedent are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or their claims will be forever barred.

   Claims must either be mailed to Betty J. Johnson the personal representative, return receipt requested, in care of her attorney, Vincent G. Kalafat, of Crowley Fleck PLLP, 500 Transwestern Plaza II, 490 North 31st Street, Billings, MT 59101, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court.

   Dated this 28th day of February, 2020.

s/Betty J. Johnson, the Personal Representative of the Estate of Llewell Johnson, deceased




   Notice is hereby given, that separate sealed bids for the construction of BAKER RURAL FIRE HALL DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT will be received by the Baker Rural Fire District, Baker, MT at the Baker Rural Fire Hall, 8245 Hwy #12, P.O. Box 881, Baker, MT until 7 p.m., local time on April 9, 2020; and then publicly opened and read aloud.

   The project consists of: concrete pavement, concrete valley gutter, concrete curb and gutter, manhole installation, storm sewer installation, removals, and incidentals. 

   The complete set of Contract Documents, including drawings and specifications, is on file with the Owner at the Baker Rural Fire Hall and the office of Brosz Engineering, Inc. 109 S. Main, Bowman, ND 58623. Digital Contract Documents are also available from QuestCDN and can be accessed from the Brosz Engineering website at under the “Bid Information” page. The cost for downloaded (electronic) plans is $20. The official Plan Holders list can be viewed for the project on the QuestCDN website. Only electronic plan holders downloaded via QuestCDN will receive addendum notifications. Contractors using any other means for obtaining plans and specifications must periodically check the QuestCDN website for any addenda. 

   The Baker Rural Fire Department reserves the right to reject any or all Bids and waive any defects therein.

   As required by Section 18-1-202, MCA, all bids shall be accompanied by a bid bond, either in cash or guaranteed by a good and sufficient surety, in the amount of 10% of the bid price. The successful bidder must enter into a formal contract within 30 days after the award of the bid; the failure to enter into the contract will result in the forfeiture of the bid bond. Upon completion of the contract the bid bond shall be returned to the bidder.  

   The successful bidder shall give a good and sufficient bond guaranteeing the performance of the terms and conditions of the said contract. 

   Disabled persons needing assistance, please contact the Owner at least 72 hours before the services are required. For more information or for complaints about ADA compliance, call 406-978-3473.

Dated at Baker, Montana; this 12th Day of March 2020.

s/Vern Stark, Chairman

Baker Rural Fire District 

Baker, MT 59313 



Low Income Assistance Available toMid-Rivers Phone & Internet Customers

   Mid-Rivers Communications offers Lifeline low-income assistance to qualifying subscribers with discounts of $7.25 per month on phone, or $9.25 per month on qualifying Internet or bundled services.  Larger discounts are available to qualifying customers on Tribal Lands.  These assistance services are non-transferable and allow for only one discount per qualifying household. Eligibility standards for these assistance programs are determined by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  Lifeline discounts for stand-alone phone service are scheduled to be phased out by the FCC beginning December 1, 2019.  Please contact your nearest Mid-Rivers office, call us at 1-800-452-2288, or visit for more information.



   Wyrick Construction, P.O. Box 52, Baker, MT 59313, 406-778-2147, submitted an application to DEQ Opencut Mining Section (OMS) for a 96.7-acre mine permit for Sikorski Site in Sec 29, T5N, R59E, Fallon Co. Access to site is from Bergstrom Road. Operator will strip soil material for reclamation, excavate up to 1.5 million cys of gravel, process it with a screen and crusher, and reclaim disturbed area to grassland and cropland. Estimated date of final reclamation is 12/2044. Application is posted at For more information contact OMS 406-444-4970 or MGC Consultants 406-794-2037.


   A surface landowner may request a public meeting until 4/10/20. Submit one form per parcel of land owned by multiple parties, or one form per multiple parcels owned by one party, plus comments to DEQ Opencut Mining Section, P.O. Box 200901, Helena MT 59620-0901.

   I request a public meeting be conducted for Wyrick Construction’s Sikorski Gravel Site:

Name (print or type): ___________________________________ Signature: ____________________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________

City/State/Zip: ________________________________________

Date: __________ Phone: __________ Email: _______________

   DEQ must hold a public meeting within 30 days of above date if requested by applicant, or by at least 30% or 10 (whichever is greater) of property owners within 1/2 mile of proposed site. For DEQ Use Only:

Landowner is on list provided with application __ Y __ N

Landowner is on list provided for public notice __Y __ N

Landowner previously submitted a RFPM Form __ Y __ N

Initials __________ Date ______________________



Real Estate– Northwest Montana – Company owned. Small and large acre parcels. Private. Trees and meadows. National Forest boundaries. (406) 293-3714


MTFWP is hiring seasonal AIS Watercraft Inspectors state-wide. $13.78/hour. High School Diploma or equivalency and Valid Drivers License required. Apply online at


7 used mobile homes - 2010 and newer, in great shape. Call now, they won’t last long! $44,800 - Price includes delivery within 100 miles, blocked, leveled and central air conditioning. Call Jason at (406) 855-2279 


Montana Conservation Corps is not your typical summer adventure!  Join us for no cost one to four week summer expeditions working on trails. More information and apply:



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