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  • Lincoln Sewer District Agenda May 7

    Updated May 2, 2024

    Lincoln Lewis & Clark Sewer District Board Meeting Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 6 pm Lincoln Sewer Bldg. AGENDA 1. Call to order 2. Roll Call 3. Public: 4. Review of April 2, Minutes 5. Review of Financial Reports 6. Communications April Termination Notices 1st notice – 7 2nd notice – 5 3rd termination notice – 1 Updated: 1st notice – 4 2nd notice – 1 3rd termination notice – 0 7. Manager's Report 8. Old Business: * Website still in finalization but able to pay successfull...

  • Lincoln Seniors: Rocky's Agency on Aging visiting Senior Center May 16

    Updated Apr 23, 2024

  • Veterans Pancake Breakfast brings veterans together, introduces new services they can draw on.

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Apr 9, 2024

    It's well known locally that Lincoln counts a larger than usual number of veterans among its residents, but it's not always obvious, even to other veterans, who they are. Finding a way to let veterans connect with one another was at the heart of the March 29 Veterans Meet and Greet Pancake Breakfast sponsored by Lincoln American Legion Post 9. Nearly 50 veterans and family members turned out for the free pancake breakfast, which was seen as a good turnout, particularly for a...

  • Lincoln Public School Special Board Meeting Agenda March 27, 2024

    Updated Mar 28, 2024

    LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOL Special Board Meeting When: March 27, 2024 at Where: Lincoln Public School Library Agenda I. Call to Order II. Discuss/Approve Superintendent Hire III. Clerk's Report A. Discuss/approve Possible General Fund Levy IV. Executive Session "Possible closed session in accordance with Section 2-3-203, MCA" V. Adjournment Upcoming Meeting *April 8, 2024 * *The Board Chair is authorized to adjust the order of agenda items to accommodate scheduling needs of...

  • Lincoln Sewer District agenda , April 2, 2024

    Updated Mar 25, 2024

    Lincoln Lewis & Clark Sewer District Board Meeting Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 6 pm Lincoln Sewer Bldg. AGENDA 1. Call to order. 2. Roll Call 3. Public- 5 minutes each 4. Swear in: Wendy Gehring into office. 5. Review of March 5, 2024, Minutes 6. Review of Financial Reports 7. Communications 8. March Termination Notices 1st notice – 6 2nd notice – 2 3rd termination notice – 1 9. Manager’s Report 10. Old Business: Website: New hire and process- date TBA Nee...

  • Public Notice: Close of registration for elections

    Updated Mar 21, 2024

    Notice is hereby given that regular* registration for elections to be held on May 7, 2024 will close at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2024. To register to vote, or to update your name, address, or other voter information, submit the Voter Registration Application to the county Elections office. You may obtain an application by calling the elections office at 406-447-8339 or downloading the application online at The application must be signed...

  • Lincoln Legionnaires assemble cold weather bags for homeless veterans, prepares for District 6 meeting in Lincoln

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Mar 15, 2024

    A handful of Legionnaires from Lincoln American Legion Post 9 spent the morning of March 6 gathered at the Lincoln Community Hall. Standing around tables piled with boxes of hygiene supplies and cold weather gear like socks, gloves and caps, they filled nylon sacks for distribution to homeless veterans. Although helping veterans in need was the main goal, the morning's effort was also related to the upcoming Montana American Legion District 6 meeting slated for March 17. "At...

  • Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce unveils updated website

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Mar 15, 2024

    Reports of the demise of the Lincoln Valley Chamber of Commerce have been greatly exaggerated, and the latest version of their website is a key part of the plan to reinvigorate the business organization. The new, updated website went live in early February after about a year in development. It marks the fourth iteration of the LVCC website since 2013. The decision to once again revamp the chamber website stemmed from ongoing difficulties in keeping the last site updated, the...

  • Snow Warriors see good turnout for vintage Rendezvous despite weather

    Roger Dey, Blackfoot Valley Dispatch|Updated Mar 7, 2024

    Despite the historically warm and dry winter Lincoln has been experiencing the Ponderosa Snow Warriors had a good turnout Feb. 24 for their annual Vintage Rendezvous. More than 40 vintage snowmobiles, including some very rare machines, graced the oval at Hooper Park after warm weather prompted cancellation of the Snow Moxie and the move to town from the Rodeo Grounds. "We didn't want to tear it up," Snow Warriors President Forest Mercill said. "We'd harvested snow and we were...

  • Veteran's pancake breakfast planned

    Updated Feb 27, 2024

    A Veterans "Meet and Greet" Pancake Breakfast is planned for Friday, March 29 at the Lincoln Community Hall. The get together is sponsored by Lincoln American Legion Post 9 and is open to all Veterans, of all branches, whether they are members of the Legion or not. The breakfast is part of effort to help connect Lincoln's Veterans with one another and to help build a local support network. Lincoln is home to a high number of Veterans and there is a concern that many of them...

  • Outdoor Club gearing up for winter campout

    Tammy Jordan|Updated Feb 22, 2024

    On March 1 and 2, the Lincoln Public School's Outdoor Club will be having an overnight winter camping event for students grades 5-12. Activities during the campout include a Dutch oven dinner Friday evening, campfire, and a moonlight snowshoe hike. Saturday morning there will be a sourdough pancake breakfast and a fun survival olympic games exercise. Students are asked to bring warm layers of clothing, including hat, gloves, jackets and water-resistant pants, personal...

  • Montana Weed Control Association to Hold Training in Deer Lodge

    News Release, Montana Weed Control Association|Updated Feb 21, 2024

    The Montana Weed Control Association is a member-supported 501(c)3 non-profit organization started in the 1960's by extension agents and weed managers. Over the years the MWCA has expanded to include professional weed managers, weed control businesses (grazing, commercial applicators, bio-control agent providers, re-vegetation and planning specialists), ranchers, farmers, educators, researchers, students, government officials at the city, county, state and federal levels,...

  • Lincoln Outdoor Club back in action

    Roger Dey, Blackfoot Valley Dispatch|Updated Feb 15, 2024

    Half a dozen kids took advantage of the recent belated snowfall to strap on cross-country skis and cruised through Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild with the Lincoln Outdoor Club Friday Feb. 9. The excursion marked the third activity for the Outdoor Club since December, after being dormant for a year. Club coordinator and Lincoln High School science teacher Nancy Schwalm said they had planned a ski day in January, but it was cancelled as record cold settled across...

  • Montana Nonprofit Association warns of scam targeting nonprofits

    News Release, Montana Arts Council|Updated Feb 13, 2024

    The Montana Nonprofit Association received word over the weekend that a check cashing scam has hit a number of Montana nonprofits. So far they've heard of at least five organizations targeted by the same scheme. Please be on the lookout for this scam. It goes like this: Organization receives an unexpected donation of around $200,000 to honor someone's late mother. Multiple orgs have said the amount the received was $191,250, and that the email came from the name Alphonso...

  • Community Hall board opening

    Updated Nov 15, 2023

    The Lincoln Community Hall is now recruiting for its Board of Directors to serve the Hall during the coming year. The seven-member Board meets every other month beginning in January 2024. This is a one-year term January through December. If anyone is interested in adding their name to be considered through the annual election process, please contact Ernie or Renee Lundberg at 406-362-4072 prior to December 22, 2023. We encourage anyone who has an interest in preserving one of...

  • Costumes and candy at Lincoln's Annual Halloween Walk

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Nov 7, 2023

    Lincoln grade school students hit the road on Halloween to make the rounds of downtown businesses in search of treats. the halloween walk gives kids a chance to trick or treat under the watchful eyes of their teachers and parents as they visit businesses to fill their bags with candy. Halloween walks have been a tradition for Lincoln kids for decades. Although it's not clear when businesses began handing out candy, the event can be traced back to at least the late 1960s, with...

  • Lincoln's 36th Annual Clothing Giveaway 2023: THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU

    Updated Aug 22, 2023

    Thank you to everyone who donated clothes and to everyone who shopped for clothes. Thank you to the wonderful volunteers who quickly unboxed and distributed donations to the appropriate tables and hanging racks and who worked throughout the week to monitor, re-fold and organize. Where would we be without you?! Renee Campbell, Sandy Caudill, Linda Dresback, Toni Eckart, Sue Howsmon, Ken and Gwen Nelson, April Ninahuanca, Debbie Rauber, Amanda Robinson, Linda Sorem and Heidi...

  • Senior Center

    Updated Jul 20, 2023

    The results of the Lincoln Senior Centers raffle 1st prize - Teresa Garland 2nd - Denny Peterson 3rd - Nyle Howsmon 4th - Ken Gellatly Thank you to everyone for buying tickets and donating items. We appreciate you!...

  • Pinochle

    Updated Jul 20, 2023

    June 6th - 5 Players 1st - Toni Ekhart 2nd - Kathy Reeve Low - Bonnie Shown Pinochle - Bonnie Shown June 20th - 4 Players 1st - Bonnie Shown 2nd - Debbie Gannon Low - Kathy Reeve Pinochle - Toni Ekhart July 4th - 3 Players Hi - Bonnie Shown 2nd - Toni Ekhart Low - Kathy Reeve Pinochle - Toni Ekhart... Full story

  • Public meeting scheduled to discuss RID assessment increase

    Roger Dey, BVD|Updated Jun 8, 2023

    The Lewis and Clark County Public Works Department is hosting a public meeting to discuss a proposed increase to the assessments that fund both the Lincoln and Lambkin Rural Improvement Districts. The meeting is slated to be held in conjunction with the Upper Blackfoot Valley Community Council meeting at the Lincoln Library Tuesday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m. According to information provided by Special Districts Program Coordinator Jessica Makus, increasing the assessments to...

  • New Benches at Hooper Park Commemorate Bob Purdy

    Sue Howsmon|Updated May 30, 2023

    Visitors to Hooper Park will notice a few additions thanks to Doug and Laurie Richards and the Bob Purdy Softball Tournament. The Richards have this past week completed installation of three park benches and one aggregate trash container. The idea for park benches has been brewing with Laurie and Doug for a couple of years now, with a permanent plaque on each in tribute to Bob Purdy who lent his spirit, and love of community and kids in everything he did. "Bob loved kids here...

  • Pinochle

    Updated May 23, 2023

    Pincohle 5-2-23 8 players 1st - Lynda Arvidson 2nd - Susi Murphy Low - Kathy Reeve Pinochle - Doug Vulcan 5-9-23 10 players 1st - Rick Foreman 2nd - Doug Vulcan Low - Kathy Reeve Pinochle - Toni Ekhart 5-16-23 4 players 1st - Doug Vulcan 2nd - Bonnie Shown Low - Toni Ekhart...

  • The Montanan Steakhouse - New Owners, New Menu, New Look

    Tammy Jordan|Updated May 17, 2023

    On May 1, 2023, the Montanan Steakhouse transferred ownership. New owners and siblings Stephanie Leonard, Tim Leonard, and David McGhee are bringing back the traditional classic steakhouse with a "scratch kitchen," new menu and welcoming feel to the old Garland's building. It's going to be all about the guest experience. "We want everyone to enjoy their time here and leave feeling satisfied with their meal and overall experience in the restaurant." said Stephanie. Each of the...

  • Lincoln board openings

    News Release, Lewis and Clark County|Updated May 3, 2023

    Lewis and Clark County has the following Lincoln board openings: Lincoln Solid Waste District Board Citizens who serve on the Lincoln Solid Waste District Board need to own residential or commercial property and pay the Lincoln Solid Waste assessment; 3 year terms. Lincoln Parks Board The purpose of the board is to advise the Board of County Commissioners and the City-County Parks Board on issues relating to the use, improvement, and general maintenance of the Lincoln...

  • Mammogram Clinic at Parker Medical

    News Release, Pureview Healthcares Center|Updated May 3, 2023

    Attention Lincoln Community: Health on Wheels is Coming to Town! Mark your calendars for a vital healthcare opportunity in Lincoln on May 23, and June 20! The Mobile Mammography Coach will visit PureView's Parker Clinic at 2363 MT Hwy 200, offering residents a convenient and efficient mammogram experience. Mammograms are crucial for early detection of breast cancer, so call now to book your spot and prioritize your health. Appointments are required. To reserve your spot on...

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