This Saturday night at the Fairfield Community Hall, Beerman and the Frosty Mugs will be featured at the Fairfield Halloween Bash.
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.
The Farm In The Dell - Rocky Mountain Front saw their best Pheasant Fest fundraising effort so far over the weekend, with the nonprofit netting about $25,000.
LEWIS & CLARK COUNTY – With seasonal weather changes on the horizon, Lewis and Clark County reminds residents it is time to start planning for changes to environmental threats such as flooding.
It’s been less than two months since Ravalli County started its first treatment court that aims to break the cycle of addiction, crime and incarceration. District Judge Howard Recht feels like he’s already seen its potential.
(The Center Square) – The National School Boards Association late Friday apologized to its members for a letter it sent to the Biden administration that compared parents protesting local school policies such as COVID-19 mask mandates and the teaching of critical race theory to acts of "domestic terrorism."
A Helena man has been charged in Missoula with child sex abuse after allegedly trying to meet up with a 13-year-old girl for sex.
Benefis Health System announced the acquisition of Helena Imaging on Friday, which includes two outpatient radiology locations that will operate under the name Benefis Helena Imaging.
(The Center Square) – About $6 billion in new taxes, fees and fines specific to the oil and gas industry are on the table in President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation plan before Congress.
This weekend Farm In The Dell Rocky Mountain Front (FIDRMF) will hold their 5th Annual Pheasant Fest to raise funds for their facility to be built in Fairfield.
Fairfield Jr Women’s club is excited to host another Halloween Trunk or Treat this year, Oct 31 from 5-7pm, located on the street between the park and the Fairfield Community Hall.
(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.
(The Center Square) – Tennessee Treasurer David Lillard is calling President Joe Biden’s plan to have the IRS monitor banking accounts with more than $600 in transactions in a year an “invasion of privacy.”
(The Center Square) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Friday the state will review its K-12 education funding model, the Basic Education Program (BEP), looking for ways to improve the way the state spends its education money.
Be sure to save space in your belly for some pancakes, sausages and other “fixins” to be served up this Saturday, October 9, from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm.
(The Center Square) – Montana has the advantage of being a headwater state in its fight to keep aquatic invasive species out of its waterways, but state officials inspect boats and monitor the state’s waters to prevent problems.
(The Center Square) – Montana’s leisure hospitality industry fell a long way, but it’s growing strongly, an economic expert with the Bureau of Business and Economic Research said.
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) – Hunters in Montana supply 40,000 to 50,000 pounds of meat annually from the game they hunt – and donate cash – to help residents served by local food banks as part of the Hunters Against Hunger program.
The University of Providence (1-0, 14-2) moved up one position in the latest edition of the 2021 NAIA Volleyball Coaches' Top 25 poll.
(The Center Square) – Despite Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s claim that Michigan is the future of electric vehicles (EVs), Ford Motor Company and battery maker SK Innovation announced plans to build three new plants in Kentucky and Tennessee.
(The Center Square) – The Memphis Regional Megasite has been built out in Tennessee as a planned site for a large business operation for years.
(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.
(The Center Square) – Memphis will be the home of a $5.6 billion, 3,600-acre megacampus called Blue Oval City that will produce Ford’s new F-Series of electric trucks starting in 2025, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced.
PHOENIX – Colorado’s top-tier Cherry Creek High School recently flew more than 600 miles to play a game against Arizona’s top-tier Chandler High, allowing both to test their programs beyond state borders.
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…
The Rocky Mountain Development Council, Inc. (Rocky) invites the Augusta community to a Comprehensive Community Needs(CCNA) Forum on Wednesday, September 29 at 5 pm in the Augusta Senior Center.
(The Center Square) – Montana’s fisheries are “not out of the woods yet” with exceptionally low flows, though fishing restrictions and closures have been lifted in many places.
(The Center Square) – The Biden administration is delaying lease sales of federal lands for oil and gas exploration even after a court order, the head of the Western Energy Alliance said.
(The Center Square) – Montana’s oil industry perked up in the last few months, but it still must deal with challenges created by federal regulations, an industry expert said.
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.…
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 …
(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.
(The Center Square) – Hurricane Ida has already caused oil supply losses of 30 million barrels, the International Energy Agency (IEA) reports, resulting in the first decline in global oil supply in five months.
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 […]
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…