Darby High School Senior Hadassah Wilson attended Montana Girl’s State in Helena and was selected to attend Girls Nation last summer. Wilson is the first DHS student to receive the award of attending Girls Nation.

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As reported by multiple sources, a Louisiana U.S. district judge has blocked a federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers. On Tuesday, the judge issued a nationwide injunction, which is considered another setback to President Joe Biden’s effort to require wide segments of the population to be vaccinated.

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The Montana Department of Transportation has about half the number of seasonal snowplow operators needed to cover the state’s highways. 

BOZEMAN – Success rates increased for hunters in southwest Montana during the final weekend of the general hunting season, according to check station data gathered by wildlife biologists with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.

Attorney General Austin Knudsen spoke Monday to a meeting of health care workers and community members in Sidney, where some employees of the Sidney Health Center have been protesting the hospital’s announcement that it will comply with a federal vaccine mandate for health care providers that receive Medicaid and Medicare funding. Employees at such organizations across the state must show proof that they’ve received at least one dose of vaccination by next Monday, Dec. 6, per new guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS).

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At the beginning of each 4-H Year, 4-H Clubs typically choose a couple of community service projects and club fundraisers to accomplish throughout the year. At our Eager Eagles November 4-H Club  meeting, we discussed ways in which our club could donate to the Fairfield Food Bank.  The membe…

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• Tree Lighting Ceremony - Join town Mayor Bob Swartz on main street Friday, December 3rd at 4:00 pm as we kickoff the Christmas festivities by lighting the town Christmas tree and enjoying Christmas songs from local musicians.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The original posting of this story had multiple errors regarding the time of several events going on this weekend in Augusta. We have corrected those errors and made a few other, more minor, corrections. We regret any inconvenience. Please note that the errors were brought to …

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In the photo above, Baylee Russell, with Mountain View Co-Op in Fairfield, presents a check in the amount of $1,666.00 to Chelsea Schilling with the Fairfield Food Pantry. The pantry also received a donation from the Fairfield Lions Club of $500 to help pay for food boxes for the Thanksgivin…

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The Sun River Valley Food Drive kicked off on November 15, 2021 at the Lions Club Hall in Simms. Started in 1998, the Sun River Valley Food Drive has grown to serve over 100 families who struggle to have enough food during non-school periods like the Christmas holiday. The Sun River Valley F…

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An environmental group has sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over expansion of hunting and fishing access to federal wildlife refuges, including the Swan River National Wildlife Refuge in Montana.

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A minivan collided with a school bus on Montana Highway 2, killing the minivan’s 52-year-old driver and sending his 35-year-old passenger to St. James Healthcare with injuries.

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On Monday, May 15th, local Girl Scouts visited the Fairfield Town Office to learn about local government, and they had the opportunity to meet Fairfield Mayor Bob Schwarz. The young citizens are working on earning their Democracy Badge.

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Jordan Schroeder from Jordan’s Pumpkins for a Cause made a visit to Peace Place Respite in Great Falls, the recipient chosen to receive this year’s proceeds, to announce the total donations collected from the event held at the family farm in Vaughn in early October. The total included the fu…

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The newspaper that I grew up at, The Jackson (TN) Sun, and our nearest daily, The Great Falls (MT) Tribune share some common history.

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Anyone who has lost a friend or loved one to suicide is encouraged to attend Montana’s International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day on Nov. 20 for a morning of healing, hope and togetherness.

(The Center Square) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is calling on President Joe Biden to “immediately” withdraw a Cornell Law professor as his nominee for Comptroller of the Currency over concerns he has about her policy positions on the banking and oil and gas industries.

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The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has released a new report that ranks COVID-19 associated deaths as the third leading cause of death in 2020 and will likely hold the same ranking for 2021.

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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.