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  • Lewistown Soccer Club board member Brett Thackeray points to where the soccer fields and parking lot would be if the Lewistown City Commission approved their proposal Monday. Commission Chair Dave Byerly, center, asks questions. Commissioners moved to deny soccer fields on Brewery Flats at the meeting following the walk-through.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

    03/22/2017 - 5:00am
  • Dan Langford stands outside Langford Aviation at Lewistown Municipal Airport Tuesday morning.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    03/22/2017 - 5:00am
  • Lewistown Public Schools Superintendent Jason Butcher, left, and Lewis and Clark Principal Danny Witzberger stand on top of Lewis and Clark Elementary School Thursday. Butcher said he’d slept in worse places, but Witzberger said he wasn’t so sure.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

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    Lewis and Clark Principal Danny Witzberger gets set-up for his night on the rooftop of his school. He and Superintendent Jason Butcher said they’d stay the night up there if the students read 90 million words by March 1.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

    03/18/2017 - 5:00am
  • A construction crew gathers Tuesday morning before starting the removal of contaminated soil on the old Ernie’s Auto property.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    03/15/2017 - 5:00am
  • Felicia Briggs holds up a whitetail buck she harvested this year. Her son, Caden, and daughter, Calbria, joined her on the trip, which made it her favorite harvest yet.

    Photo courtesy of Felicia Briggs

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    Travis Sura excitedly accepts the Youth Bowhunter of the Year trophy at Saturday’s 40th annual LBA Banquet at the Trade Center.

    Photo courtesy of Lewistown Bowhunters Association

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    Gene Sanford smiles proudly by a bull elk he harvested a few years ago. Sanford is honored to be Lewistown Bowhunters Association Male Bowhunter of the Year.

    Photo courtesy of Lewistown Bowhunters Association

    03/15/2017 - 5:00am
  • Three of the Montana Preservation Association’s presenters talk before the start of Tuesday night’s meeting at the Lewistown Public Library. From left to right, CTA Architects Engineers Market Analyst Kieron Hunt, CTA Architects Engineers Urban Planner Dave Dixon and Mosaic Architecture Project Architect Mark Roylance.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    03/11/2017 - 5:00am
  • Rick Wright of Lewistown is hosting a suicide prevention class at the Central Montana Education Center March 14 and 16.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    03/08/2017 - 5:00am
  • Jamie Sura of Lewistown proudly holds up an alligator she killed during an alligator bow hunt in Flrida last week. Six women from Lewistown went on the trip.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

     

    03/08/2017 - 5:00am
  • Lewistown K-8 Parent/Teacher Organization officers welcome new volunteers to participate in their program to help PTO remain a vital part of the local school system. Top row from left: secretary Alex Baumann and president Mariah Heitzman; bottom row from left: vice president Kelly Comer and treasurer Jennifer Weeden.
    Photo by Charlie Denison

    03/08/2017 - 5:00am
  • Karen Sweeney, ROC Youth Engagement Committee member

    03/04/2017 - 5:00am
  • Jason Terronez the day before his plea hearing in September of 2015. Judge Spaulding’s decision to withdraw Terronez’s guilty plea in a child sexual abuse is being appealed by the Montana Attorney General’s Office.

    File Photo

    03/04/2017 - 5:00am
  • Jeff Shelden of Prairie Wind Architecture stands by the Broadway Building’s stone layer Tuesday morning.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    03/01/2017 - 5:00am
  • A member of Lewistown Fire Rescue fits a hose beneath the hood of a car before the water is turned on Friday.

    Photo by Jenny Gessaman

    03/01/2017 - 5:00am
  • Anna Zimmer, right, hugs Cassi Brown Wednesday morning after the buzzer sounded, making the improbably 15-point comeback a reality. The Fergus Lady Golden Eagles defeated Sidney 56-53 to advance in the Eastern A Divisional Tournament at MetraPark.

    Photo by Charlie Denison

    02/25/2017 - 5:00am
  • Fergus Electric plans to embark on installing a community solar array this year. The panels will be purchased by FEC members and installed at the company's headquarters.

    02/25/2017 - 5:00am

News

Gist children, in this photo circa 1940, stand by what is now called Building Two, back when it was still the Gist School. Photo courtesy of Jack Gist

03/22/2017 - 5:00am
The Ervin Homestead/Gist Bottom Historic District lies within the vast and isolated, but breathtakingly beautiful Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument. In 1997, Zane Fulbright was sent on a work detail from the U.S. Forest Service to record...

Sports

 
 Buddy Walton Photo courtesy of Coke Knox

03/18/2017 - 5:00am
   This year marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Central Montana’s Buddy Walton, and the Denton Rod and Gun Club plans to remember him with an event he always enjoyed: shooting. Saturday, April 1st, will mark the 19th-annual Buddy Walton...

Community

03/22/2017 - 5:00am
Flatwillow Homemakers met Feb. 14 at Bonnie Moore’s home. She had her table set with a Valentine’s theme. It was so cute. Everyone received a table favor of little butterflies that were battery powered for the optical lights. She also had a door...

Opinion

03/22/2017 - 5:00am
Wyoming Truckers in Wyoming really know how to fly down a highway, not that they do so on purpose. “Flying” is what happens when an errant gust smacks into a tractor-trailer, levitates it entirely for a few timeless seconds, and then flips the rig...

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