News Briefs

Come discuss the
city commission
presentation with the LAED

The Lewistown Arts and Entertainment District Board will meet at noon on Friday, Sept. 30, in the Chokecherry Lane Mall, 311 West Main Street. Items to be discussed include a presentation to the city commission. The meeting is open to the public.

community blood drive

First Christian Church of Lewistown – located at 103 12th Avenue South – will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, Oct. 3 from 12-6 p.m. To schedule your appointment of for more information, please call the American Red Cross at (406) 403-0956 or visit and enter sponsor code: lewistown.

Brooks Community
holds second annual
fundraiser dinner

The Brooks Community Hall will be the location of the second annual fund raising event on Saturday, Oct. 1. The potluck dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. There will also be a silent auction, a pie auction and card games. Sweet Grass Country will provide dance music beginning at 8:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Lynne Contway at 538-7678 or visit the Brooks Hall Facebook page.

Government Study
Commission to review
details of proposed new city government format

Director of the MSU Extension office Local Government Center Dan Clark will be at City Hall Thursday, Sept. 29, 7 p.m. to address the Government Study Commission. Clark will be available to answer questions about the proposed new form of Lewistown City government. The meeting is open to the public.

Join in on preserving
Lewistown history;
attend the LHRC meeting

The Lewistown Historic Resources Commission has scheduled its monthly meeting for Thursday, Sept. 29 at 618 Coffee at 618 West Main Street. The meeting will convene at 7 a.m.
The status of several projects being acted upon by the commission will be discussed. These projects of interest include the Fruit and Grocery Warehouse building; the Minuteman Missile interpretive signage; and ghost sign preservation; the preparation of the semi-annual report to the State Historic Preservation Office will also be discussed.
The meeting is open to the public. For further information about the meeting or Lewistown’s historic preservation program, call the historic preservation office at 535-1775 or contact

DRGC to host Buckington Memorial trap shoot

The Denton Rod and Gun Club will host the Mark Buckington Memorial Trap Shoot on Saturday, Oct. 8. Practice will start at 11 a.m. with the shoot at 12 p.m. Trap shoot and pitch play with two traps this year (less waiting; more shooting.) Legal trap loads only and shells will be available for purchase. For information, contact Rod Boling at (406) 567-2608.

Swing in October with
the Groovy Gaffers

The Groovy Gaffers will provide the music for the Saturday Afternoon Dance on Oct.1. The band features Lauri Lohrer on vocals, and Dave Robertson, Don and Barb Engle on guitars and vocals. The dance goes from 2 to 4 p.m. with a short coffee cookie break at 3 p.m.
If you enjoy dancing to good country music, come and join in the fun. Dancers of all ages are welcome. The club building is located at the corner of Third Avenue South and Barnes St. There is a small admission fee.

Welcome to St. Leo’s
annual Harvest Dinner

St. Leo’s is hosting the annual Harvest Dinner on Sunday, Oct. 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Turkey dinner tickets are available at the door. No deliveries. Call 538-9306 for more info.



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