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Bikers Against Bullies roar into Lincoln

Two hundred motorcycles rolled into Lincoln Friday, Sept. 7, as the annual Bikers Against Bullies ride stopped in town for lunch at Bushwackers. The ride, said to be the largest in the state, raises...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 12, 2018

Updates abound at Lincoln Government Day Meeting

Personnel change for Lincoln; info on man found in woods remains elusive Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton kicked off Government Day Friday, Sept. 7 with the announcement that Deputy Chris...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    September 12, 2018

Man found in woods near Lincoln identified, but mystery remains.

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton has identified the man found in the woods north of the old Lincoln Cemetery as Lee Klette, 42, of Great Falls. Dutton told the BVD Klette claims he put the wi...

 
 By Roger Dey    School    September 12, 2018

Lincoln School hosts open house

Parents had the chance to meet their kids' teachers, get an idea of what the student's will be learning in the upcoming school year and enjoy a meal at this year's Lincoln Public School Open house....

 

Obituary: Mary Ann Mailloux

On the morning of Sept. 1, 2018, Mary Ann passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness, comforted by her husband at Kalispell Regional Medical Center. She was 58 years old. Mary Ann was born on Apri... Full story

 

Human trafficking awareness seminar Oct. 1

The public is invited to a free seminar on human trafficking Monday, Oct. 1. The seminar will be held at Carroll College, Campus center, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will feature guest speaker...

 

Dear Dietician: Nutrition facts

Dear Reader, The Food and Drug Administration developed a new Nutrition Facts label which was released in the beginning of 2018. The new label more clearly illustrates the serving size and the...

 

Open letter to Lincoln: A Thank You to the people of Lincoln from the cast and crew of TED K

During our final days of filming TED K this August, there were many teary eyes among the cast and crew. We are going to miss Lincoln and our new friends there. We would like to sincerely thank you...

 

Opinion: I voted for Medicaid expansion, but can't support I-185

When I voted for the Montana Health and Economic Livelihood Partnership (HELP) Act, also known as Medicaid Expansion, in 2015, I did so for two reasons.  First, to ensure that vulnerable Montanans had access to affordable health coverage. Second,...

 

Letter: Helmville Rodeo a display of patriotism

I just returned from the Helmville Rodeo. I stood in silent prayer with several hundred people, every single person there stood with their hand over their heart as some little gal with the voice of a...

 

Lynx make a strong showing against Sheridan

Junior Nathan Brown led the Lincoln Lynx as they scored 44 points, seven touchdowns and two extra points, in their tough-as-nails fight with the visiting Sheridan Panthers on a beautiful fall...

 

Mountain Cats claw Lady Lynx

Saturday had a sports event for everyone in Lincoln, where action could be found on both the football field and the volleyball court. Despite the three and out set score, Coach Stacey Mannix was...

 
 By Roger Dey    School    September 12, 2018

Gardner brings Imagination Library to Lincoln for kids

Annette Gardner, who took on a new position as Lincoln Public School's reading coach this year, also sported a new look at the school open house Thursday afternoon. Decked out - and nearly...

 

Teacher Feature: Mary Hillerman

Mary Hillerman didn't have to go far to find herself teaching 2nd grade at Lincoln School. Born and raised on a small ranch in Helmville, she attended Helmville School, Drummond High School and Montan...

 

Surviving with help from Rosana, a person of rare caliber

I had been incubating a case of pneumonia for some time before I got sick enough that a woman whose name I didn't even know took action and saved my life. For some weeks, I had been getting weaker...

 

BLM plans controlled burns for Blackfoot Valley

MISSOULA– Smoke may be visible periodically during the next two months in the mountains east of Missoula as the Bureau of Land Management's Missoula Field Office prepares for five controlled burns....

 

Lincoln Ranger District prepares for fall prescribed burning

LINCOLN-The Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest is preparing to conduct prescribed burning in the Ogden Mountain area and Poorman Creek area this fall, when weather conditions become favorable. Burning will begin as...

 

Bullock taps DEQ head Tom Livers to serve as budget director

Governor Steve Bullock today announced the appointment of Tom Livers as the Director of the Office of Budget and Program Planning (OBPP). "Tom has over four decades of experience in public service...

 

UM Announces Fall Public Planetarium Shows

MISSOULA – The University of Montana’s Department of Physics and Astronomy invites the public to its fall semester planetarium shows in the Payne Family Native American Center Star Gazing Room this month through December. The 50-minute shows...

 

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