NEWS

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(MFP photo) High runoff water from the Stillwater River runs across the access road to Swinging Bridge fishing access site south of Columbus on June 1, 2020.

06/02/2020 - 8:22am
Unseasonably high temperatures during the past handful of days has brought mountain snowpack down rapidly, creating flooding conditions for at least 10 fishing access sites in southcentral Montana — including four sites in Stillwater County. Montana...

SPORTS

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05/21/2020 - 12:00am
Recent Absarokee High School graduate Alexis Meier signed a full tuition waiver to play volleyball at Williston State College in North Dakota. Meier was the digs leader for Absarokee for the past two years. 

Opinions

05/21/2020 - 12:00am
What ever happened to personal responsibility? And common sense? Why must we have the “government” tell us where we should go and when? Who we can see and when? And when we should go to work? I moved to Montana from a nanny state to live where there...

Columns

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Pastor Tonia Fisher Courtesy photo

05/21/2020 - 12:00am
We’ve been through a lot, and it’s not over. We all faced or will face losses. Some will lose their lives, some the lives of a loved one. Some have lost their jobs. Many lost economic security. We lost an innocence of being invulnerable, we realized...

OBITUARIES

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Richard G. Ekwortzel 

05/21/2020 - 12:00am
Richard G. “Rick ” Ekwortzel of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho passed suddenly on Monday, May 4, 2020, at his home. He was born on June 24, 1944 in Billings, Mont., to Bill and Eileen (Riddle) Ekwortzel. Rick was a true cowboy who loved horses, guns, and the...