2022-07-15 E-Edition


The Annual Crazy Days of Baker are taking place on July 22 and 23. The 3-on-3 Tournament starts at 8 a.m. on Friday, July 22, for third through sixth graders, with day two of 3-on-3 on Saturday, July 23 also starting at 8 a.m. for seventh through twelfth graders. On both Friday and Saturday Putt-Putt golf will go from 9 […]

Fallon County represented at Montana Child Care Policy Workshop

”It’s obvious that child care costs are completely broken, and I think everyone at the workshop generally agreed on that point,” said EMEDA and SMART Executive Director, Vaughn Zenko, after returning home from a childcare workshop in Gardiner, MT last month. “I wasn’t crazy enough to envision a fully state funded childcare like in Sweden would ever happen, but I […]

Flaggers return for traffic control

Highway 12 slated for repair near border during summer

Months after temporarily repairing Highway 12 just west of the border with North Dakota, the Montana Department of Transportation will be returning for more work on the highway. However, the work will be put on hold until weather and soil conditions permit. “It is all water – pretty much like a swamp down there,” the regional maintenance superintendent for Fallon […]


10 YEARS AGO Friday, July 13, 2012 — July 5, twin fires lit up the Orange Ranch south of Ismay, in addition to firefighters respond­ing to fire on the DuCharme place, Hadley place, Clint Ehret’s, and two on Tronstad’s, according to Baker Fire Chief Randy Hoenke. Hoenke estimated the East and West Orange fires unofficially burned approximately 520 acres No […]

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July 17 – Changed For Life Church services, 10 a.m., Good Life Center. July 18 – Fallon County Water & Sewer District/ Stanhope Addition, monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., library basement; Fair Board meeting, 6 p.m., Fallon County Fairgrounds exhibit hall; Celebrate Recovery, 6-8 p.m., Assembly of God Church basement. July 19 – Overeaters Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., American Lutheran Church. July […]

Ekalaka workshop focusing on community, energy, business and lender assistance

Hosted by Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation

On July 19, 2022, USDA Rural Development will be partnering with Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation to present a variety of small business funding opportunities at a free workshop in Ekalaka. The event will take place at the Carter County Event Center, 209 West Speelmon Street, and lunch will be provided by the Carter County Chamber of Commerce. Join us […]

Join The Times in wishing a Happy Birthday to

July 15 Les Njos Warren Rieger July 16 Camy Townsend Lacey Herbst Ava Brown Asher Kilsdonk July 17 Gloria Askin Dawson Christensen Samm Schermele Shianne Beach July 18 Destiny Losing Adam Thompson Jim Reetz, Jr. Eliana Fradenburgh Ericka Schell July 19 Byron Wolenetz Aaron Skogen DJ Miller Jack Peaslee Aaron Smith Nihla Hoenke Angel Wyrwas July 20 LaVerne Schell Jasia […]

Commissioner Troy Downing provides advice to hail victims

Reminds Montanans to be wary of storm chasers

Storms over the Independence Day weekend produced, by some reports, golf ball-sized hail in eastern Montana, causing damage to property and crops. Insurance Commissioner Troy Downing offers advice to those affected and reminds Montanans to be wary of unscrupulous contractors. Commissioner Downing provides the following advice to those affected by hail damage: •Take photos and document all damage before cleaning […]