2020-10-02

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Ismay gets cameo role in streaming television series, “Doom Patrol”



The small Montana town of Ismay made national news years ago when local officials agreed to change its name to Joe in a publicity push for a National Football League quarterback changing teams.Ismay has just gotten a little more publicity when a television series called “Doom Patrol” used it as part of a running gag in its second episode.The series […]

Daines’ bipartisan bill to protect Montana Veterans from scam artists passes Senate Committee



U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced that his bipartisan bill protecting Montana veterans and their families from pension poachers passed out of the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.“The fact that scam artists are taking advantage of Montana veterans – our nation’s heroes – and their families is beyond disappointing. It’s reprehensible,” Daines said. “I’m glad to see my bipartisan bill which […]

Villa Happenings



Villa Happenings

Fallon County 4-H Fall Livestock Judging



The Fallon County 4-H Fall Livestock Judging contest was held Sept. 20, 2020 in the Fallon County indoor livestock arena. Thirty youth judged seven different animal classes and gave three sets of reasons. Participants included:Novice – Emma O’Connor, Ted Jeffers, Mia Klaboe, Lukas Rost, Rye Rost, Gage Scherman, and Rose RostJunior – Madison O’Connor, Jordan Paul, Kane Olsen, Riley Jones, […]

Homecoming Candidates.tiff



King candidates: Avery Uecker, Konner Flint, Logan Graham and Kyler Afrank.Queen candidates: Sady Harbaugh, Macy Varner, Sophia Dulin and Mya Hadley

Rural Initiative.tiff



Beth Epley of the Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation discusses some of the suggestions made Tuesday in the Fallon County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall after the second session of a Re-Imagining Rural virtual community gathering which connected Baker with other small towns in the region. PHOTO/Brad Mosher

Rider Kloetzke.tiff



Lincoln Elementary SchoolRider Kloetzke was selected by Mrs. Varner for the Lincoln School Spartan of the Month. Rider is a 2nd grader and was chosen for this award because he is always helping out and showing kindness toward others!

McKenzie Davis.tiff



High SchoolMcKenzie Davis was selected by Mrs. Hoversland as the Baker High School Spartan of the Month. McKenzie is a 12th grader and was chosen for this award because of how helpful and kind she is on a daily basis!

Physics class builds bridges



The physics class recently tested their engineering skills.The class split into two groups to build their bridge. Team A consisted of Dacy Buerkle, Jenna Paul and Dean Alford; Team B consisted of Ashley Sander and Trinity Rieger.They were tasked with building a bridge 45 cm in length and a weight limit of 55 grams. The materials used were straws and […]