Luella V. Olson, 92

Luella V. Olson died Feb. 6, 2021, in Arizona. She passed four weeks after her husband Dale, who died Jan. 3, 2021. They were married for 74 years and are reunited in Heaven.Luella was born in 1928 to Edward and Elizabeth Schuetzle Krausz.Luella graduated from Plevna High School. She married Dale Olson in 1946 and lived in Baker, MT, until […]

Public Service Announcement – fraud calls/mail

With these unprecedented times I would like to take this opportunity to warn the citizens of Fallon and surrounding Counties of multiple scams that are out there.Things you should know….The IRS/Federal/State/Local or other Agencies will NEVER:•Call to demand immediate payment, nor will the agency call about taxes owed without first having mailed you a bill.•Demand that you pay taxes without […]

Humor, family fun focus of new ZED comic

Cartoons are a passion for Duane Abel.He has been drawing a comic strip for 25 years.Now the 41-year old artist has added Montana to his list of two dozen small town weekly newspapers, from as far as away California, to New York and even to Alabama.“I target small town newspapers because I live in a small town in Ohio. I […]

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Files of the Times

10 YEARS AGO  Friday, February 25, 2011 –Picture: Snow, snow, everywhere you go there’s snow. Residents are seeing more wildlife in town looking for food as the ground in the country is buried too deep for them to find food. . .World Day of Prayer will be celebrated March 3 in Baker. This year’s service will be held at St. […]

Local station changes Sunday hours

The times are a-changin’ – at least on Sunday at the Farmer’s Union Cenex gas station in Baker.The station has announced that it will be closing earlier on Sunday evenings.The station is open from 4:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 5:45 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Saturdays.However, the station will now be closing its convenience store […]

Caring for cattle in cold temperatures

As I look outside today and think about the last couple of days of below zero temperatures, I am reminded that sometimes it is not so bad to have a job where I can work indoors with the heat on. It also makes me think of all our livestock and hardworking agricultural producers that are out in the weather all […]

Week 6 Legislative Update

Welcome to week 6 from the 67th session of the Montana House of Representatives.One of the highlights of the week to be sure was Governor Gianforte’s long awaited lifting of the statewide mask mandate.Now it is up to local officials to follow suit and get Montana back to work, back to school and back to normal.Along that line, Senate Bill […]

2021-02-19 E-Edition

Montana FFA Celebrates 2021 National FFA Week, Feb. 20-27

The local FFA Chapters in Montana will celebrate National FFA Week, Feb. 20-27, 2021.This National FFA Week embraces more than 93 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future.More than 760,000 members will participate in National FFA Week activities at local, state and national levels. These members have a passion for agriculture.Designated a national week in 1947, […]