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Articles from the November 28, 2018 edition

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 By Roger Dey    News    November 28, 2018

Lincoln logger provides state capital with a Christmas Tree

When the Montana Logging Association needed to find a 30-foot Christmas Tree for the Montana State Capital this year, they turned to Lincoln-based logger Wayne Sherrill for help. Sherrill, who said...

 
 By Roger Dey    News    November 28, 2018

Horse injured, put down after being hit by unidentified vehicle on Stonewall Creek Rd.

A horse belonging to Joe Youderian had to be put down Sunday, after being hit by a vehicle on Stonewall Creek Road sometime over the weekend. The horse, named Harley, survived being hit by the vehicle, but suffered a shattered leg. The injured...

 

Ovando ushers in Christmas season

Ovando's Annual Old West Christmas Fest once again offered families and guests a small-town respite from the commercial excesses of Black Friday with a return to its traditional timeframe,...

 

Mountaintop Musings: Knowing God's word

One of the greatest chapters in the Bible is Psalm 119. It is an acrostic poem that exalts and praises God’s Holy and Majestic, Live-giving and Life-changing Word. An acrostic is a Hebrew poem that runs through the Hebrew alphabet, and has (in...

 

Dear Dietician: Herbal supplements

Dear Readers, Chances are many of you who are reading this are taking some type of herbal supplement. Be it ginseng for better energy, saw palmetto for prostate health, or echinacea to boost the...

 

School's new custodian brings his quirky sense of humor back to Lincoln

New Lincoln Schools part-time assistant custodian Jim Oly is no stranger to school hallways. A Drummond native, Oly was a janitor at Drummond school for three years before deciding to relocate to...

 
 By News Release    News    November 28, 2018

MontanaPBS Hopes to Find Montana's Best-Loved Novel

MISSOULA – As part of the nationwide search for America's best-loved novel on the PBS-sponsored "The Great American Read," a panel of seven Montana literary experts set out to determine the...

 

Energy Share helps neighbors

Ever Been There? No job. Severe injury. Hospitalization. Worried about where your kids' next meal is going to come from. Mid-life career change gone bad. Major vehicle breakdown. Laid off suddenly...

 
 By News Release    News    November 28, 2018

Hunting season closes on par with recent years in West-Central Montana

Montana's general big game hunting season closed Sunday, Nov. 25 with deer and elk harvest totals recorded at west-central Montana's two hunter check stations on par with recent years.  Montana...

 

A horse called St. Nick

Ovando's annual Old West Christmas Fest wouldn't be complete without "Cowboy Claus" and his trusty horse, St. Nick. St. Nick has become a favorite of kids and families who come from the Ovando area...

 

Road trips and roller skates

Back in the 1950's people didn't travel much. The vehicles of the day weren't that reliable, tires weren't dependable, and the roads were difficult. Our maternal grandmother lived in Deer Lodge, 50...

 

Christmas tree permits available

HELENA - The Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest is excited to announce that all fourth graders are eligible for a free Christmas tree permit through the Every Kid in a Park (EKiP) Initiative. For everyone else, Christmas tree permits are $5, and...

 

Lincoln Out of Date

A look at news of Lincoln from years past...

 

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