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 By Kate Radford    Features    May 20, 2020

A little exotic: Shimer wins national turkey calling competition

Lincoln resident Luke Shimer won the Backcountry Hunter's and Angler's national 2020 turkey calling competition, the Struttin' and Cluckin' Calling...

 
 By Lee York    Features    May 20, 2020

FNP Lanna Zobel brings wealth of experience to Parker Medical Center

Lanna Zobel is the Family Nurse Practitioner currently heading up the medical team at Parker Medical Center here in Lincoln. Zobel hails from...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    May 20, 2020

Lincoln's Lost Hyperbolic Paraboloid

During the late summer of 1959 a peculiarly-shaped building rose on the east end of Lincoln's main street. Sporting a design that looked like a...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    May 6, 2020

Photos: Taking wing

A bald eagle launches out of the top of a cottonwood near the Lincoln River Park, just south of town Monday morning, May 1....

 
 By News Release    Features    May 6, 2020

Blackfoot Challenge unveils updated logo

As part of a larger effort to revitalize the look and feel of Blackfoot Challenge materials, we are excited to unveil our new logo. Early in 2019,...

 
 By News Release    Features    May 6, 2020

Victory in Europe (V-E Day): "Our Victory is only Half Over".

Fort Harrison, Mont. – Victory in Europe, or V-E Day is the day celebrating the formal acceptance by the Allied Nations of Nazi Germany's unconditio...

 

Who's On Your Apocalypse Survival Team?

Being self-quarantined for the last few weeks has given a lot of people a lot of time to think about things, like the end of the world, how they'll...

 

Photo: April is for the birds

A pair of sandhill cranes strut their stuff near Sucker Creek Road, Saturday, April 18. The return of the cranes and other species of birds is a sure...

 

Skills for Life and Leisure

So, what can people do when they find themselves at home in the middle of a pandemic? Learn new skills of course. There are people all over the world right now self-isolating at home and taking the...

 

Managing Spotted Knapweed

The past few weeks I have been making a concerted effort to take daily walks on the ranch where I live. Last week the snowy path I wandered gave way...

 

Life with 'the fam'

At first blush, the shelter-in-place order sounded like every teenager's delightful dream: sleep in, hang out with friends on social media, not worry...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    April 15, 2020

Canyon Creek Country Store carries on

With a history spanning more than 130 years, the Canyon Creek Store has survived depressions, recessions, epidemics, pandemics and sundry blizzards...

 

Enjoy National Forest trails and recreating responsibly by social distancing

HELENA - The recreational opportunities available on the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest are important resources for you and your loved ones...

 
 By Roger Dey    Features    April 8, 2020

Local churches turn to tech to stay connected

As Christians throughout much of the nation look ahead to a homebound Easter Sunday, separated from their fellow worshippers by coronavirus-related...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Features    April 8, 2020

Lincoln writer shares local artist's stories in Distinctly Montana

Local writer Lee York recently had an article published in a well-known publication. The magazine article, which features three local artists, Annie A...

 

Open Letter from the LVCC : Tools to help businesses deal with COVID-19 shutdown

Information is key during any crisis, and the current COVID-19 pandemic is no different. Finding accurate and relevant resources during a crisis can...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Features    April 1, 2020

Lincoln Logger Wrestling ends season with placements at state tournament; seeks community help for future.

The Lincoln Loggers Wrestling Club, with the help of coaches Ezra Schwalm, Shane Smith and Nick Hessler wrapped up their 2020 season with a trip to...

 

Photos: Birds Galore

Spring has brought a wide variety of migrating water fowl to the Lincoln area.Trumpeter swans and a bevy of tundras swans have been spotted amid the...

 

Lincoln basketball's 2020 All-State All-Star

The 2020 Class C basketball "All State" recognition is not a new award for Lincoln High School senior, Nathan Brown. When only a sophomore, Brown...

 

Lincoln Skatepark ramping up 2020 fundraising efforts

Jeff Ament, bass guitarist for Pearl Jam, is originally from Big Sandy, Mont., and has helped build more than a dozen skateparks in rural towns...

 

Vallers hosting Down Syndrome Awareness Day & Ice Cream Social

If you take a closer look at the fence surrounding the Heritage House building, you’ll notice colorful socks along the fence posts. Why, you ask? It’s in preparation for their upcoming Ice Cream...

 

Photos: Songblast! Dueling Guitars

The Lincoln Council for The Arts brought Pat Balder and Glen Everhart, the duo who comprise SongBlast! to Lincoln for a performance March 5. The...

 
 By Kate Radford    Features    March 4, 2020

Additional academic help can be a challenge for Lincoln students

When students need extra help with academics, whether for sports eligibility or to brush up on a difficult subject, there aren’t many opportunities in Lincoln. One option for students is to work wit...

 
 By Dawn Charron    Features    March 4, 2020

Time flies when you're having fun

That is exactly what American Legion Lincoln Post 9 has been doing, we have been having FUN! It's hard to believe that a year has already passed...

 

Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge!

Five teams took part in a dodgeball tournament at the Lincoln school Saturday Feb. 22. The inaugural tournament raised funds for the school's new...

 

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