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Articles from the December 30, 2021 edition


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  • Columnist wore map of Ireland on his face

    Karen Davis, Belgrade News|Updated Aug 31, 2022

    I've known various members of the Helmville Geary family for decades. Irish literally to their core, they wear the map of Ireland on their faces and in their hearts. This Helmville tribe is a blend of County Cork and County Limerick, the Fogartys and the Gearys. This original ancestor was a miner, who came to this country sometime in the 1850s, before making his way to what would become the Treasure State. Dick Geary, a fourth-generation Helmville rancher, spent years as a...

  • Lincoln basketball teams put up spirited fight, but fall to Blackhawks in first home games of season

    Connie McCafferty, BVD|Updated Aug 31, 2022

    Boys fall 33-73 The Blackhawk express from Seeley Lake thundered through Lincoln on the Friday before Christmas break and it wasn't bringing gifts from the North Pole. Both teams, the Lady Lynx and varsity men, fell to the perennial powerhouse Seeley Lake Blackhawks in lopsided losses that were tests of character and resiliency. The Lynx men suited up six players which gave Coach Shane Brown a lonely bench of one to rotate his tired team. The Blackhawks had seven on their...

  • Wrestlers say thanks for the new mats

    Updated Aug 31, 2022

    In last weeks story on the The Lincoln Loggers Wrestling Club, we weren't able to include the donors who made the new wrestling mats possible The wrestlers would like to thank Hi-Country Snack Foods, Lincoln Telephone, Steve Hartman, Citizens Alliance Bank, The Wheel Inn, Mountain View Co-Op, Lambkins Restaurant and Bar and Hair-Way 200 for their support....

  • Wolf trapping open in all Wolf Management Units

    News Release, Montana FWP|Updated Aug 31, 2022

    HELENA – Wolf trapping is now open in all Montana Wolf Management Units. After monitoring grizzly bear activity across much of the state, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologists have determined the potential risk for trapping conflicts in grizzly bear areas is low. FWP biologists have been monitoring grizzly bear activity with a variety of methods since early November. This includes monitoring collared grizzly bears, sightings of bears in the field, weather assessments a...

  • Photo: DARE completed

    Updated Dec 29, 2021

    Jaxson Meeks, Seth Pherigo and Wyatt Kirby Recieve their certificates Dec. 13 from Lewis and Clark County Sheriff DARE officer Corporal James Turpin after completing the DARE program at Lincoln School....

  • Photos: A classic Christmas concert

    Updated Dec 29, 2021

    Lincoln School hosted a classic Christmas concert at the Lincoln School Gym Dec. 16....

  • Missouri River RAC accepting new project proposals

    News Release, Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest|Updated Dec 29, 2021

    HELENA, Mont., (December 15, 2021) – The Helena–Lewis and Clark National Forest invites interested parties to submit project proposals for funding consideration by the Missouri River Resource Advisory Committee (RAC). The RAC will consider proposals for projects that are on or provide substantial benefits to National Forest System lands within Broadwater, Lewis and Clark, and Teton counties. Funding and administration for the RACs is provided under the authority of the Sec...

  • Interesting facts about winter

    Metro Creative|Updated Dec 29, 2021

    The winter solstice marks the first day of winter. For people residing in the Northern Hemisphere, Tuesday, December 21, 2021, heralds the official arrival of winter (the Southern Hemisphere's winter solstice is on Sunday, June 20). Though it's common to think of the winter solstice as an event that spans an entire day, it actually occurs for just a moment - specifically when a hemisphere is tilted as far away from the sun as it can be. Winter is widely known as the coldest...

  • Kids share thanks and plans for gifts made at Santa's Workshop

    Courtesy Annette Gardner, Lincoln School|Updated Dec 29, 2021

    To those who make Santa's Workshop possible: This year was the busiest year yet! Lincoln School gym was a flurry of glue, nails, ribbons, keychains, bottles, stickers and wrapping paper while over ninety-five children got to work making Christmas gifts for their loved ones. Thank you so much for your generosity, your time, and your patience. Lincoln's Council for the Arts is so lucky to have your support. Here's what the kids have to say: I made a heart thing for my mom. I...

  • States empowered to stop reckless defecits

    Rep. Terry Moore-HD54 and Sen. Tom McGillvray-SD23|Updated Dec 29, 2021

    In August of 2020, we wrote an opinion opposing Modern Monetary Theory (or MMT, the "too good to be true" idea that the federal government can spend unlimited amounts of money, regardless of revenue, in order to benefit the country and the economy). We disagreed with MMT on the strongest terms. Since that time, the federal government has added $8.4 trillion dollars to our national debt, which now stands at $29.2 trillion. We appealed to the common sense that the government...

  • Making the cut

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Dec 29, 2021

    A couple weeks after the end of hunting season, RJ Keaster put the finishing touches on the last of wild game processed this year by his new family business Keaster Cuts. RJ and his wife Kathryn bought the business, formerly known as T&A Meats, from Aaron Daniel earlier this year to earn extra money and pay off some debt. RJ learned to process wild game both through his experience as an avid hunter and through his time spent helping Daniel at T&A Meats. "(Daniel) has been in...

  • Obituary: George Duffy

    Updated Dec 29, 2021

    George was born June 2, 1941 to Clifford Bradshaw and Edna Galitzek Bradshaw, the fifth of six children. George was adopted at three years of age by George W. Duffy and Ottolena Lauman Duffy and raised on the Duffy dairy farm outside Whitefish, Mont. On the farm George learned his rich work ethic which followed him throughout his life. While on the farm he learned many talents and skills such as blacksmithing, building, plumbing, electrical and heating. George attended school...

  • Lincoln Resource Map being developed by mILp, RTC: Rural

    Kate Radford, BVD|Updated Dec 29, 2021

    Montana Independent Living Project (mILp) and the Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities at the University of Montana (RTC: Rural) are developing a community map of Lincoln to bring together resources, services, and events that can support community inclusion and independent living. Maria Stout, who works as an independent living specialist at mILP, has been working to expand services in the Lincoln area over the past year. mILp is a Center for Indepen...

  • Hooper Park ballpark fences damaged by off-roading pickup

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Dec 29, 2021

    A criminal mischief investigation is underway after a vehicle ran through the fences at the Hooper Park baseball fields. At about 6 a.m., Sunday Dec. 19, a vehicle identified as a pickup truck on video from the Lincoln School apparently ran through the chain-link fence around the west baseball field at Hooper Park, did a couple circles on the field before driving out through a different section of the fence. The vehicle also ran through the gate in the fence around the east ba...

  • Deputy's Log Dec. 12-25

    Corporal Robert Rivera, Lewis and Clark County Sheriffs Office|Updated Dec 29, 2021

    Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received forty-seven calls for service during the weeks of Dec. 12 to Dec. 25, 2021 in the Lincoln area. One of those calls was a traffic stop performed by deputies. Two of those calls for service generated a case report in the last two weeks: A deputy responded to the area of Hogum Creek Dec.14 for a civil issue. The complaint was over an easement. The deputy conducted an investigation for documentation. A deputy responded to a criminal...

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