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Four Legged Friends Help With Fire Mitigation Work

Just south of Roundup, near the Bull Mountain Volunteer Fire Department, three teams of horses were working for three days doing forest management and wildfire mitigation. The first team belonging to...

 
 By Lura Pitman    News    October 7, 2020

Meet Ed Raastan, N.R.A. Certified Instructor

When you meet Ed, you feel like you've stepped into an old Western. Tall, kind, and easy talking, Ed seems like a cowboy from ages past. A gun enthusiast, member of local gun range, and N.R.A...

 
 By Lura Pitman    News    October 7, 2020

Survey Results

It's been awhile since the Roundup Record published the " Public Opinion Survey'. We did not get the turn out we had hoped for with this survey, and will likely not be doing another. The data has finally been recorded. Here are the results. The first...

 

Introducing Bull Mountain Fencing

Three years ago in 2017, Dan Yoder and his family moved north of Roundup from Ashland to begin Bull Mountain Fencing. Dan and his brother build quality fence of all kinds, including chain link, wood,...

 

Happy Birthday Dear Grandpa

I would like to thank "The Illustrious Musselshell Players" for the gift to attend this years dinner theater "Happy Birthday Dear Grandpa". Never disappointing, the theater group had their 17th year...

 
 By Lura Pitman    News    September 23, 2020

Melstone's New Post Master Sabra "Mack" Murnion

Sabra has come full circle back to return to her hometown of Melstone after 40 years. Sabra graduated in 1980 having grown up in the Melstone community. Her parents Roger and Sherri Mack, along with...

 

The End of an Era at the Lazy JC

Since September of 1985, for thirty-five years, the Lazy JC Hardware store in Melstone has been in continuous ownership by the Coles family. This September is the End of an Era. The small-town store...

 

Rimrock Flower Farm

While there have been many struggles in 2020, there is always a ray of light, and one of those lights is the Rimrock Flower Farm. Owen and Andi Thatcher moved here two years ago from Northern...

 

White Stones Art & Healing, LLC

White Stones Art & Healing, LLC, is now conveniently located in Roundup, MT! Michelle Clement is a licensed massage therapist who received 750 hours of training locally at the Mossmain College of...

 

Nixi's Nails

Looking for a way to relax and shine up those chore hands? Nixi's Nails is the new manicurist in town. Jenny Smith opened her downstairs salon in June 2019 when she and her husband bought their house...

 

Roundup's Yard of the Year

Roundup's Yard of the Year Max and Pat Pflughoft Editors Choice Award by Lura Pitman...

 

Pine Ridge Municipal Golf Course

If you are a frequent traveler to Billings from north of Roundup, you will no doubt have noticed the beautiful greens of the Pine Ridge Golf Course on your right as you come over the Airport hill. An...

 
 By Lura Pitman    Business    August 5, 2020

The Arcade

A long, long time ago in good ole Roundup, a Miner named Charlie Thomas along with Curlee Mihalovich, built the building that would become the Arcade bar. Arriving in Roundup in 1908, Charlie worked f...

 
 By Lura Pitman    Business    July 29, 2020

Big M Realty Steps Up For Increased Business

I have been seeing out of state vehicles everywhere. I think most of us hold our breath wondering how our community will change from our current national events. Montana is one of the last best...

 
 By Lura Pitman    Business    July 22, 2020

O'Reilly Auto Parts, Roundup's Parts Store

One of the more important local businesses in our small town is our auto parts store, O'Reilly Auto Parts. As well as auto parts, O'Reilly's also carries parts for lawn mowers to tractors. I caught up...

 
 By Lura Pitman    News    July 22, 2020

PUBLIC OPINION SURVEY

*For the integrity of the data collected, please only one survey per person. *We are trying to get an accurate sampling of our area. *The results will be in an upcoming publication of the Roundup Record once we have collected at least 100 surveys....

 
 By Lura Pitman    News    July 15, 2020

Checking in with Sheriff Lesnik

"...when you get down to it, we are in a small county, we all have the same goal, trying to do what is best for the county and what is right for the county."-Sheriff Lesnik In interviewing Sheriff...

 
 By Lura Pitman    Business    July 8, 2020

Seller's Place

If you are looking something unique and special for yourself or a friend, or if you just need a little artistic inspiration, then don't forget to check out Sellers Place on Main Street Roundup. Angie...

 
 By Lura Pitman    Business    July 1, 2020

Roundup Collision Center

Cory Canfield moved with his family to Roundup two years ago, this July 1st to start the Roundup Collision Center. His timing was impeccable, as it was right after the massive hail storm in Roundup....

 
 By Lura Pitman    Business    June 24, 2020

Dimmick's Auto and UHAUL

Roundup has several options for auto repair, and one of those options is Dimmick's Auto. Tim Dimmick, the owner, started a service shop in Roundup many years ago. He then moved to Harlowtown with his...

 
 By Lura Pitman    Business    June 10, 2020

furAccord's Clean Heat, A Third Generation Business

Rarely would one consider the business of furnace cleaning, till you need it done. Accord's Clean Heat, owned and operated by Dan and Olivia Accord, supplies a need for your home that may not often...

 

Diana's Jewelry

Diana Fawcett, a Roundup local, is one of seven children. Her mother's parents, the Johnson's, were homesteaders at the base of the south side of the Snowy Mountains in 1910. Her grandfather lived to...

 

Big Horn Signs of Roundup

If your familiar with where the old Roundup Record Building is at 24 Main Street, you already have seen that a new business is in the old building. Jeremy and Kim Erickson and their sons Rhett 4, and...

 
 By Lura Pitman    Business    May 13, 2020

Silvertip Propane

Silvertip Propane has offered propane service to Roundup since 2008. Located on Highway 87, just north of Roundup. The business is not locally owned; however, it does employ locally. One of our...

 

Sand Springs, Montana

Even though Sand Springs, is a dot on the map 70 some odd miles from Roundup, Montanans know that Sand Springs is still our community. I had been planning to do a little story on some tiny country sch...

 

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