Summer Country Neighbors 2022

2022-07-29 E-Edition

Crazy Days

The 3 on 3 basketball tournament was a highlight of the weekend’s Crazy Days activities. Teams traveled from as far west as Billings, east to Dickinson and north to Lambert. The tournament was a twoday event with grade 3-6 students on Friday and 7-12 grade students on Saturday. The games started with a game of rock, paper, scissors to decide […]

Kelly takes over as Plevna’s new district superintendent

Timberly Kelly celebrated her recent birthday by starting her new job as the superintendent of the Plevna School District. She takes over the K-12 position for the school district in western Fallon County along Highway 12. She assumed the reins July 1 after the retirement of her predecessor, Nick Schumacher. Schumacher had been the superintendent in Plevna since 2018. Kelly […]

Dawson Jay Becker

Dalton and Katie Becker of Ismay, and proud big sister Ella want to announce the arrival of their son, Dawson Jay. Dawson Jay was born on July 20, 2022, at 12:19 p.m. at Glendive Medical Center in Glendive. He weighed 9 lbs. 5 oz. and measured 22” long.

DPHHS increases services to individuals with autism

Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) Director Adam Meier announced today the agency has increased services for Medicaid eligible youth with autism and other disabilities. Meier said now Medicaideligible youth with autism, Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED), or those eligible for the agency’s Developmental Disabilities Program now have access to what is called Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Services. Meier […]


10 YEARS AGO Friday, July 27, 2012 — Officer Justin LaCroix joined the Baker Police Department July 16. He is a veteran of the Air Force and came to Baker from Spokane, WA. . .June 13, twelve members of the New Hope Uganda Mission Team left Baker on a bus to Denver to begin the long flight halfway around the […]

Weather Vane


July 31 – Changed For Life Church services, 10 a.m., Good Life Center, Community Band Concert, 7 p.m., American Lutheran Church. August 1 – Celebrate Recovery, 6-8 p.m., Assembly of God Church basement. August 2 – Overeaters Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., American Lutheran Church. August 3 – City Council, 7 p.m., Fallon County courtroom. August 4 – Baker Chamber of Commerce […]

New record number of Montanans working

Number of Montanans employed grows for 26th consecutive month

The number of Montanans employed grew in June 2022 for the 26th consecutive month, reaching a new all-time high, according to data from the Montana Department of Labor and Industry and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Also in the month of June, Montana’s labor force grew to its largest level on record, and the state’s unemployment rate remained […]