News Briefs

Hearing screening offered for students


The Central Montana Learning Resource Center Cooperative will be screening students in Melstone, Roundup, Lavina, Ryegate, Golden Valley Colony, Harlowton, Martinsdale Colony, Deerfield Colony, Duncan Ranch Colony, Judith Gap, Hobson, Stanford, Surprise Creek Colony, Geyser, Moore, King Colony, Spring Creek Colony, Roy, Winifred, Grass Range, Ayers Colony, Denton, Winnett and Lewistown to identify those who may have hearing difficulties.  

The screenings will continue until approximately the end of September. All kindergarten, first, and 10th grade students, new students, and students referred by parents and/or school personnel will be screened.  Children who do not pass the hearing screening will be rechecked by an audiologist.

For further information, parents may call the Central Montana Learning Resource Center Cooperative at 535-9012, or they may call their child’s school.


Moose to hold bake sale for hurricane victims


The annual Moose Chokecherry bake sale will be held at the Moose Lodge on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 from 9 a.m. until all is gone. Monies from the sale will go to help Hurricane Harvey victims.


Legislatures Economic Affairs committee to meet


The Economic Affairs Interim Committee of the Legislature will meet Sept. 14, starting at 9 a.m., in room 152 of the State Capitol in Helena. The committee will put the final touches on its 2017-2018 work plan, determine the scope of its three studies, and hear from the Departments of Labor and Industry and Livestock as well as the State Auditor’s Office and the Montana State Fund. For an agenda and meeting materials, visit the EAIC website or contact Pat Murdo, committee staff, by email or at 406-444-3594.


Learn about flu clinic updates and sanitarian safety


Central Montana Health District Board will meet Thursday, Sept. 14 at 1 p.m. in the Central Montana Health District Conference Room, located at Centennial Plaza, 300 First Ave. North, Suite 201 in Lewistown.

The meeting is open to the public and public comments are welcome. Topics on the agenda are Dave Viollett Variance, septic litigation, crusher pad update, letter to the editor, sanitarian safety concerns, flu clinic updates and reports from each department. For further information, please contact the Central Montana Health District office at 535-7466.


Compassionate Friends sponsors Walk to Remember


The Compassionate Friends of Central Montana will be having their Walk to Remember on Sunday, Sept. 10, at the City Park, starting at 12:30 p.m. The Walk to Remember is to honor our lost children or siblings. We will begin with a walk in the labyrinth, have a balloon release and a picnic afterwards.  Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided. Bring a salad or dessert to share, your own chair and a drink.  





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