Week of July 10, 2024

  • Seen Around Town

    Norma Trent

    We know everyone loves a good garage sale. You'll need some time to get ready for this one. 150 miles long??? Jeeze Louise.... https://www.treasur...

  • FWP Director Addresses State of Mule Deer in Eastern Montana

    BILLINGS – Wildlife Manager Brett Dorak, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Director Dustin Temple held a press conference to address the status of eastern Montana's mule deer. "Our job at FWP is to manage Montana's wildlife resources by providing full contextual, transparent, accurate data with full context," Director Temple said. "Across the state, we are making the effort to ensure our management of mule deer is based on the best science and data." FWP biologists have completed annual spring...

  • Roundup

    Noah Oakes is a graduate of Roundup High School and plans to pursue a degree through the Directed Interdisciplinary Studies program, starting with a focus on computer science. He served as captain of the Speech Drama Debate team, with which he competed for four years. He is also involved in advocacy work and served for two years as state ambassador for Montana with the Tourette Association of America. Oakes is also active in his community through his work with Youth C.A.R.E.S., a local youth suicide and drug prevention coalition. He is the...

  • Backpack Program

    Thanks to the generosity of the Backpack Program, they gave out 348 lunches in June. That's an average of about 68 sack lunches per day. If you would like to donate to this worthy cause, contact the Food Bank. They'll be able to connect you to those in charge of that...

  • The Busy Bee Flea Market

    Lura Pitman

    The Busy Bee Flea Market has expanded from Saturdays. They will be doing a flea market on the 4th of July, and following that will be also offering the flea market on Tuesdays 2-7pm, and Saturdays 9am-2pm . The flea market at the Busy Bee is free for vendors. To find out more information, reach out to Nichol...

  • Roundup Community Blood Drive

    Roundup, MT – Join our Roundup Community volunteer, Jan Skagen and Vitalant, your local community blood provider, at the Roundup Community Blood Drive on Thursday, July 25 from 12:00 to 6:00 pm at the Musselshell County Emergency Operations Center. There is no substitute for blood, and the community faces a shortage of donations during summer months. We hope to offset that dip in donations and ensure a safe blood supply for those relying on it in our area. Vitalant is the sole provider of blood products to more than 30 hospitals in Montana...

  • ICE CREAM SOCIAL AT MUSSELSHELL SCHOOL

    By Adair Rademacher Friends of Musselshell School, Inc will be hosting an ice cream social following their regular meeting, Tuesday, July 16, at the Musselshell School. The meeting begins at 7pm with ice cream being served immediately following the meeting. Everyone is welcome to attend this no cost event. The ice cream is provided and there is always a wide array of topping from which to chose, but if you desire a special flavor on your dish of ice cream, bring it along to share. With the help of individuals, families, businesses, and...

  • Rep. Rosendale Votes Against FY25 DOD Appropriations Act

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Matt Rosendale (MT-02) voted against H.R. 8774 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2025. While this appropriations bill has some provisions that would make our military a more effective fighting force and provide a much-needed pay raise for our service members, Rep. Rosendale could not support the bill as it provided funding for IVF procedures with taxpayer dollars. “While my heart aches for couples struggling to conceive children, taxpayer dollars should not go towards funding the...

  • Musselshell County Sheriff's Report

    06/30/24 00:49:19 Traffic Stop 06/30/24 01:23:36 Traffic Stop 06/30/24 02:32:59 911 - No 06/30/24 02:38:54 Medical 06/30/24 05:59:10 Medical 06/30/24 08:27:40 Animal 06/30/24 11:52:20 Traffic Stop 06/30/24 12:01:40 Agency Assist 06/30/24 12:15:14 911 - No 06/30/24 12:43:54 911 - No 06/30/24 13:13:18 Vin 06/30/24 13:57:01 Agency Assist 06/30/24 15:25:39 Traffic Stop 06/30/24 16:12:17 Motor 06/30/24 20:43:06 Coroner 06/30/24 22:02:50 Traffic Stop 06/30/24 22:03:04 Animal 06/30/24 23:24:45 Motor 07/01/24 09:30:57 Vin 07/01/24 10:04:30 Vin...

  • Montana State University Names 2024 Presidential Scholars

    From the MSU News Service BOZEMAN — Montana State University's most prestigious scholarship has been awarded to 21 high school graduates from across the nation and world, including nine students from Montana. The MSU Presidential Scholarship is awarded based on scholastic achievement, demonstrated leadership and exemplary public service. Students receive an annual stipend plus a tuition waiver. The scholarship is for four years if the students maintain a superior academic standing at MSU. "MSU continues to attract exceptional high school...

  • Important Information Regarding State Hail Claims from the MDA Deadline to Submit Claims is October 1st, 2024

    HELENA, Mont. – In light of recent storms, the Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) is reminding producers that when there is a hail loss, it is the participating producers’ responsibility to inform the Hail Insurance Program of the loss within 14 days of the storm. Producers can call, email, or mail/fax in their completed loss forms. Applications for State Hail Insurance Policy are available through MDA’s State Hail Insurance Program. Producers can insure crops against hail damage at the maximum coverage rate of $75 per acre for...

  • Attorney General Knudsen Issues Statement on Court's Stay of Biden's 1557 Rule Change

    HELENA – A federal court granted Attorney General Austin Knudsen's request to block the Biden administration's radical new rule that would hold funding hostage if states and healthcare providers refuse to provide or pay for dangerous and experimental "gender-transition" treatments for adults and children. In response, Attorney General Knudsen released the following statement: "The Biden administration issued another lawless order and it was rightfully smacked down by the court. The president went too far forcing healthcare providers to...

  • Montana State University Students Named to Spring Semester 2024 Honor Rolls

    From MSU News Service BOZEMAN – Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for spring semester 2024. There are two MSU honor roll lists: the President's and Dean's lists. To be eligible for the lists, students must be enrolled in at least 12 college-level credits. This honor roll list was current as of July 5, 2024, and includes all registration corrections or grade changes processed to that date. Students with a 4.0 GPA for the semester were named to the President's List. An asterisk follows their names below. The...

  • Roundup Swim Team

    By Ava Mallo, Junior Swim Team Coach This year the Roundup Swim Team kicked off the 2024 season on June 5th. We have a total of 31 swimmers this year, they are coached by Kathy Probert and Junior Coaches Ethen Shoup and Ava Mallo. The first meet of the season was in Plentywood and Kaelin Pisle was the only swimmer that attended the swim meet. Kaelin competed in the 15-19 boys age category. Kaelin swam the 100-meter Breastroke and placed 1st, the 100-meter Backstroke and placed 2nd, and the 400-meter Freestyle and placed 2nd. The second meet...

  • Roundup City Council Meeting Minutes

    MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ROUNDUP HELD ON MARCH 19, 2024 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS AND ZOOM. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Jones. Clerk/ Treasurer Lanter conducted roll call with council members, Long, Adams, Erickson, Carlson, and Toombs present. Also, present were, Attorney Brooks, Assistant Clerk Mann, and Compliance Officer Hoiland. Vivirito and Fisher arrived at 7:19pm. McCleary and Director Sibley were absent. MOVED BY CARLSON SECONDED BY ERICKSON TO APPROVE THE MINUTES...

  • Musselshell County Commission Minutes

    Commissioners May 10, 2024 Minutes The meeting was called to order at 8:30 by Commissioner Turley. Commissioner Pancratz and Commissioner Goffena were present. Pledge of Allegiance. Commissioner Pancratz made the motion to approve the agenda after removing Theresa Doumitt at 9:30. Commissioner Goffena seconded the motion as amended. motion carried. Commissioner Goffena made the motion to approve the May 3, 2024 minutes as written. Commissioner Pancratz seconded the motion. Motion carried. No Public Comment. Commissioner Pancratz made the...

  • Letters to the Editor

    Normal isn't coming back.So get off your knees and resist.Because I assure you, what the Democrat Progressives are planning is far worse for Americans than anything they have already done to destroy our Constitution, culture and moral code as a nation of freedom loving people. Tim Sheehy just won the primary election for U.S. Senate as a Republican party member. Mr.Sheehy is a ex-Navt Seal who graduated from the Naval academy in 2008. He became an esteemed Navy Seal. On September 12, 2012 he was wounded during combat in Afghanistan. This is...

  • Letters to the Editor

    What Montanans lose with each APR land acquisition By Chuck Denowh American Prairie Reserve has been crowing about their recent ranch purchases in Phillips County. What they won't tell you is those acquisitions come at a cost to you and every other Montanan. It's important to reflect on what we're losing when APR removes land from agricultural production. Most regretfully we're losing the next generation of family ranchers whose job it is to grow food. The dangerous decline in American agricultural production over the last few decades is...

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