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Do you enjoy learning and talking about our local history? Then be sure to attend the November meeting of The Fairfield Historical Society on Thursday, November 4th at 7:00 p.m. at the GID/Sun River Project Manager’s House located next door to the GID office. The public is invited.

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(The Center Square) – Food prices hit a 10-year high worldwide, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)’s food price index. U.S. companies are feeling the pinch, resorting to increasing prices to offset their costs to purchase goods and deal with labor and transportation problems.

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Our friends in Power will be celebrating their annual HarvestFest this weekend, with the celebration set to begin on Friday night, October 8.

WARNER ROBINS, GEORGIA – Early in the morning of Wednesday, September 1, 2021, Carla Jean Emerson Harris, formerly of Fairfield, Montana, passed away unexpectedly at her residence in Warner Robins, Georgia.

Barbara “Barb” Savoy passed away at the age of 86 in Texas on August 19, 2021, at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Matthew and Debbie Savoy, who constantly cared for her after her stroke in 2012.

Donald “Merlin” Richard Ebert, 65 of Choteau, passed away September 16th, peacefully, surrounded by loved ones at Benefis Peace Hospice in Great Falls.  He succumbed to side effects of a brief illness.  

April Justina Boeckel passed away peacefully at Benefis Hospital on September 21, 2021. Taken way too early from us at the age of 41, may she rest in peace and reunite with lost loved ones.

(The Center Square) – For nearly 20 years, Kentucky officials sought to bring the next big economic development project to a 1,551-acre greenfield site in the heart of the commonwealth. The search ended late Monday when Ford and SK Innovation announced the largest business investment in the state’s history.

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Teton County Health Department will begin influenza vaccination clinics at the end of September.  Our first clinic will be on the 5th of October; it will be a drive through clinic at the pavilion between the hours of 11:30 am to 2pm.  We will also be out in the county on the 6th of October w…

DUTTON - A graveside service for James “Jim” Philipps will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 25, 2021, at the Dutton Cemetery. Jim passed away on November 5, 2020. A luncheon will follow at the American Legion Hall in Dutton. Please join Pauline and Jim’s family. We would love to hea…

Mark Alexander Olson, 68, of Great Falls, passed away after a long-fought battle with cancer on September 11, 2021, the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Services were held September 18th at St. William Catholic Church in Shelby, with burial at the Dutton Cemetery.

ULM, MONTANA – First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park will begin its winter hours of operation beginning September 14th. From that date through March 31, the Visitor Center and park entrance gates will be open Wednesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.…

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As fall approaches, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help end the ongoing critical need for blood and kick off the season with a blood or platelets donation. The Red Cross needs donors of all blood types to give now and help ensure lifesaving transfusions are on the sidelines …

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For the second year in a row, Fairfield will be having a “cleanup” day. The big day will take place on Saturday, September 18, starting at 9:00 am.

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(The Center Square) – Wild trout management has put Montana on the map as an angling destination, but Montana Trout Unlimited said drought management and fisheries planning are needed to further save the rivers and trout.

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After nearly two decades of combat, the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan marks the end of the longest war in American history. Since 2001, nearly 2,500 American service members have been killed in the conflict — in addition to tens of thousands of contractors, civilians, Afghan and allied military personnel. The servicemen and servicewomen […]

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On Thursday, Sept. 23 at 6 p.m., the Missouri River Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will hold a virtual meeting to review proposals submitted for Title 2 funding.  The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act and operates in compliance wit…