Monthly archive

March, 2013

  •   A beautiful piece of history now a functional fertilizer business, the grain elevator in Fox has recently opened to serve the needs of farmers and ranchers in surrounding areas. Owner of Beartooth Fertilizer Inc., Chris Skorupa and partner John Stampfel bought the property in December and have been since working hard to renovate the...
  •     On Thursday, March 21, Governor Steve Bullock came to Red Lodge to visit the Beartooth Billings Clinic (BBC) and talk to the staff. He was discussing the need for public support immediately for House Bill 590, sponsored by Rep. Chuck Hunter of Helena, to provide medical access for tens of thousands of Montanans using federal funds....
  • The long awaited Broadway Rehab Water project is finally rolling as crews from the Wilson Brothers and GreatWest Engineering started digging up Broadway to pave the way for the Water Rehab Project. As a result of this work, drivers should be aware of road closures and detours. Each crew will work within a two-block area and divert traffic onto...
  •   The Newly formed Red Lodge Community Youth Group was instrumental in raising money for non-profit organizations in the community, spent a fun afternoon watching the Super Bowl Game and helped serve at the Shrove Supper.   The Red Lodge Community Youth Group (RLCYG) was newly formed by the collaboration of several community...
  •   On Feb. 26, Roosevelt Middle School hosted their annual Battle of the Books competition, which invited teams of up to five Roosevelt students to challenge their knowledge of various assigned books. For the third year in a row, the 8th grade girls’ team won again.    As a fun way to encourage reading, Principle John...
  •   Injuries Derail Lady Scouts Season At the beginning of the year, the Bridger Lady Scouts were considered by many to be a sleeper team for the state tournament. And for most of the season, it seemed like it was a strong possibility as the Scouts were in a dog fight for the top three spots with the Broadview/Lavina Pirates and the...
  •   Carl Graham, President of the Montana Policy Institute, will be the Keynote Speaker at the Annual Carbon County Lincoln Reagan Dinner on March 2.   His Speech will focus on “Returning a Legacy of Opportunity for Montana”.   “We are delighted to have obtained such an outstanding Keynote Speaker,”...
  •   The Red Lodge City Council is debating the validity of the present open container law in the town.    The law, which prohibits a person having an open container of alcohol on a public way, street, alley, or sidewalk, came into effect after a riot broke out during 4th of July celebrations in 1974.    This new...