Monthly archive

March, 2013

  •   To the Editor,  This week in Helena our legislators will have the historic opportunity to vote to make meaningful and positive changes in the health care delivery system in Montana. Our legislators will decide if they will expand Medicaid health insurance coverage to 70,000 low income Montanans who now have no insurance. These...
  •   Haakon Bruce Lie died March 14, 2013, at the age of 70. The son of Leif and Doris Lie. He was born in Pensacola, Fla., at the Naval Air Station Base. Haakon grew up on a farm near Cyrus, Minn., where he attended school until going to the West Central School of Agriculture in Morris for his high school years, graduating in 1960. He...
  •   Luther: All children who will be at least five years old by Sept. 10, 2013 are welcome to attend the screening on Monday, April 15.  During the screening, the children will work with several professionals who will evaluate their readiness in the areas of verbal, perceptual, and auditory processing.  The results of this test can...
  •   After months of practice and preparation, dedication and rehearsal, the Tri-County Honor Band, a group of 75 students from 11 different schools from three counties performed beautifully for an audience of parents and community members at Bridger High School. The March 19 concert featured a variety of complicated pieces from a wide spectrum...
  •   Red Lodge High School (RLHS) Special Education teacher, Libby Johnson and K-8 Special Ed. Department have made major strides in helping their students become more involved within the community and extracurricular activity. On March 20, Johnson presented to the Red Lodge Board of trustees a glimpse of the many achievements the Special Ed....
  •   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...