TOP HEADLINES

  • Lewistown contractor Marv Debuff expressed his concerns on the City’s decision to solicit a bid from Century to demolish the mill building without opening it up to other contractors.  

    Photo by Charlie Denison

    09/20/2017 - 5:00am
  • Charlie Taylor stands outside his home on East Corcoran, where an irrigation ditch leaked last summer, creating a flood in his back yard. The City of Lewistown is looking into lining the ditch.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

    09/20/2017 - 5:00am
  • Lewistown Section Supervisor Ken Schanz, left, and Denton’s Mike Ihly, right, rut fill Main Street Wednesday afternoon as part of the Montana Department of Transportation’s efforts to the road until it’s next new layer of pavement.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    09/16/2017 - 5:00am
  • Former Fergus Electric Cooperative board trustee Mike Vlastelic cuts the ribbon in front of the 270-plus solar panels the Lewistown community has purchased thus far. FEC Staking Engineer Melanie Foran said the panels can produce enough electricity per panel to run a dishwasher for a year.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    09/16/2017 - 5:00am
  • Grass Range Town Council members Larry Matovich, right, and Paula Williams listen to community concerns regarding the City’s water quality during Monday’s meeting.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    09/16/2017 - 5:00am
  • A new map showing Lewistown's three wards is now available, including recently annexed properties. The map is available from the County Planner's office, at the Clerk and Recorder's Office, or on the News-Argus website.

    Map courtesy of Fergus County

    09/13/2017 - 5:00am
  • Students in Small Wonder’s 3-year-old class stare into the camera before grabbing cups for breakfast Tuesday morning. From right to left, Nels Smith, Kandala Bechtel and Lewie Roche.
    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    09/13/2017 - 5:00am
  • Hunters and prey are frozen in time at the Montana Bale Trail’s Buf-HAY-lo Jump. The entry, created by Clint Carr, took first place last year.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

     

    09/09/2017 - 5:00am
  • Mary Hruska, left, and Stephanie Roberts work go through two of the many bags of donations in the back of Saves, Inc. Thrift Store Thursday afternoon. Saves has received so much community support they sometimes have to tell people to temporarily stop donating so they can catch up on stocking shelves.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

    09/09/2017 - 5:00am
  • Amie d’Autremont-Smythe, with her son Carson and daughter Kate, stands in front of her parents’ home on 8th Avenue Tuesday morning. Amie organized the Golf Scramble Fundraiser.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

    09/06/2017 - 5:00am
  • Bertie Brown stands with representatives of MSU Extension’s state office during her retirement party last Thursday. From left to right, MSU Extension HR Director Mary Fran San Sucie, Bertie Brown and MSU Extension Interim Director Cody Stone.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    09/06/2017 - 5:00am
  • Bodie Slaybaugh, left, gets a push from his mother, Joanie, at Big Spring Skatepark Thursday. Born with a rare chromosomal disease, it was questionable whether he would be able to walk. Skating defies the odds.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

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    Bodie Slaybaugh is pursuing his passion of skateboarding despite being born with a rare chromosomal condition.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

    09/06/2017 - 5:00am
  • CMMC Laboratory Manager Abbey Wichman uses the hand of Lead Phlebotomist Debbie Pratt to showcase the different VeinViewer modes Thursday afternoon.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    09/02/2017 - 5:00am
  • Gayle Doney celebrated her last day as clerk of district court at Fergus County Courthouse Thursday, retiring after 23 years.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

    09/02/2017 - 5:00am
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News

09/20/2017 - 5:00am
Fishing restrictions on the Smith River were lifted at 12:01 a.m., Sept. 15, according to Fish, Wildlife and Parks policy. The Smith had been closed since July 9 to daily fishing from 2 p.m. to midnight because of increased water temperatures. Time...

Sports

Noah Majerus (left) leads the pack of runners early in the boys’ varsity race at Pine Meadows on Friday. Majerus finished third in the race, while teammate Sam Fulbright (fourth from left) finished second at the Golden Eagles’ home meet.                                                                                                  

  Photos by Doreen Heintz

09/20/2017 - 5:00am
The steady drizzle of rain seemed to bring out the best in the Fergus boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams on Friday at their home meet at Pine Meadows Golf Course. The Fergus boys finished in third place behind Class AA Billings Skyview and Class...

Community

09/20/2017 - 5:00am
Ella Mae “Dolly” Poser, age 88, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at the Central Montana Medical Center in Lewistown. Dolly was born on Dec. 6, 1928, to parents Rodney and Florence Benton. She attended school in Lewistown. At a dance in Hoosac...

Opinion

09/20/2017 - 5:00am
  At some point, everyone does something really stupid in life. If you haven’t, you will. Unfortunately, some of those stupid things become misdemeanor legal matters. And those matters can follow folks the rest of their lives, dogging their steps...

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