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  • 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
Farm Bureau holds open house for newly renovated building   The Farm Bureau building open house is tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 21. Stop by for some hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, then get a tour of the newly renovated Farm Bureau Insurance Building...

Sports

09/20/2017 - 5:00am
After earning two non-conference wins over Shelby and Laurel over the weekend, the Fergus volleyball team returns to action on Thursday in Hardin. The match against the Lady Bulldogs is another non-conference one for the Golden Eagles. Saturday...

Community

The Alias Brass Company performs their choreographed show, from baroque and classical to jazz and pop, at the Performing Arts Center, Fergus High School, Saturday, Sept. 23.   Photo courtesy of the CMCCA

09/20/2017 - 5:00am
*/ The Alias Brass Company, described as “the only name for music innovation” by the Canadian Brass, and highly recommended by world-renowned trumpeter Jens Lindemann, will appear here in Lewistown Saturday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Performing...

Opinion

09/20/2017 - 5:00am
Dear Editor, My experience with the ACA (“Obamacare”) has been far more positive than negative. With the extension of Medicaid and the subsidies available to low-income individuals, we have had more family, friends and employers able to get health...

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