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Articles from the March 31, 2022 edition

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 By Miriah Kardelis    News    March 31, 2022

Unemployment rate remains among state's highest

Sanders County’s unemployment rate currently ranks as the fifth highest in the state. While Montana has seen a drop in unemployment since January...

 

Play teaches life lessons

Stuck in a church basement during a storm, five women learned a lot about life and each other last...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    March 31, 2022

School election filing closes

The filing deadline for local school board elections closed last week. Candidates had until 5 p.m. Thursday to file for positions in Dixon, Hot Spring...

 
 By John Dowd    News    March 31, 2022

Paradise sewer accepts agreement amid dispute

The Paradise sewer board voted on Monday to proceed with the newest version of a memorandum of...

 

Our Viewpoint

In a moment of passion, it's difficult to keep emotions and reactions in check, especially when the topic is personal. By now, everyone has heard the...

 

Tranel has what we need

Dear Editor, What is the economy for? Rich stock traders make money on money without creating anything tangible for society. Grocery store chains...

 

Montana Viewpoint

On September 13, 2001, two days after the incredibly horrific destruction at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and the loss of thousands of lives...

 

Remember When?

105 YEARS AGO • MARCH 29, 1917 ICE MELTS IN LAKE During the past week the ice that has covered the lake above the dam to a depth of more than a...

 

Question of the Week

Beau Mccormick, Thompson Falls - “My best prank is putting a video on YouTube of a screen breaking paused on the new TV and letting my parents walk...

 

Justice Court

Sanders County Sheriff’s Office Jennifer Bakke, 22, speeding in restricted zone, $55; driving while privilege suspended or revoked, 2nd offense, $28...

 

Sheriff's Log

Ambulance: Plains, 1; Trout Creek, 1; Heron, 1; T. Falls, 5; Noxon, 1. Monday, March 21 Property damage/criminal mischief, Plains. Civil standby,...

 

TC woman sentenced for embezzling

A Trout Creek woman convicted of embezzling more than $650,000 while working for a Trout Creek company was sentenced today to four years in prison,...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    March 31, 2022

ARPA funds push TC water project forward

Water Service, Inc., the non-profit corporation that manages the water system in Trout Creek, has been planning for improvements to the system for...

 

Student actors put talents on display

Thompson Falls students performed the play "Johnny Appleseed" for classmates and community members l...

 
 By Annie Wooden    News    March 31, 2022

Hecla changes strategy for Montana operations

Hecla is taking a different path with its operations in Montana. The mining company has withdrawn its plans of operation for the proposed Rock Creek...

 
 By John Dowd    News    March 31, 2022

Agents donate funds to local organizations

Since 1993 Clearwater Montana Properties say they have been working to build their communities, and...

 

Richard 'Dick' Laning Wells

September 18, 1934 – March 21, 2022 After a long, hard-fought battle with cancer, Richard "Dick"... Full story

 

Chuck Sterns

Chuck Sterns of Thompson Falls passed away March 25, 2022. A full obituary and memorial details will be published at a later date.... Full story

 

Lainie Frances Bates Tangedal

Kimberly Bates of Plains, Montnaa, would like to announce the birth of her iconic first... Full story

 

Eva Augusta (Kottke) Ramsey

Eva Augusta (Kottke) Ramsey, 86, gained her wings March 17. She was born June 29, 1935, to Edward... Full story

 

Julian Lofthus

Julian Lofthus, 101 years old, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2022, at Hot Springs Health and Rehab Center. Julian was born on January 5, 1921, in... Full story

 

Preparing early for ice fishing

One thing I have not done a lot of is ice fishing. As the year warms up, I find myself wanting to learn more about how to be successful next year....

 
 By Nick Pavelich    Sports    March 31, 2022

Track begins with Eureka Time Trials

The Lincoln County Lions hosted Plains and Thompson Falls at the Eureka Time Trials on Saturday....

 

Local wrestlers compete in Montana Open

Several local wrestlers competed in the Montana Open last weekend in Billings. Lilly MacDonald, a junior from Plains High School who finished second...

 
 By Annie Wooden    Sports    March 31, 2022

Thilmony finishes an All-American

Fresh off the heels of a third state championship, wrestler Trae Thilmony can add All-American to...

 

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