News Briefs

Municipal Airport Board to meet Oct. 5

Lewistown Municipal Airport Board will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 3 p.m. in the Airport Terminal Meeting Room. Items to discuss include the Capital Improvement Plan 2017-2023, walking trails, bus barn, ADO meeting for Oct. 26 and 27, and the radio tower.
This meeting is open to the public. The next board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 3 p.m.

ALA members
to meet on
Oct. 9 and 10

District 9 American Legion and Auxiliary members will meet in Harlowton on Sunday, Oct. 9. Call Mae Rosman at 423-5591 for more details.
In addition, the American Legion Auxiliary 76 will meet at the home of Nell Blairs on Monday, Oct. 10 at 1:30 p.m.

Arts group plans membership meeting with food and music

The Lewistown Arts and Entertainment District board plans to meet at noon on Friday, Oct. 7, in the Chokecherry Lane Mall, 311 West Main Street. Items to be discussed include plans for a membership meeting featuring food and music on Oct. 23. Details will be announced later. The meeting is open to the public.

Central MT Fair Rodeo Committee
meets next Tuesday

A meeting of the Central Montana Fair’s Rodeo Committee will be held at 6 p.m., Oct. 11, in the Trade Center. Some items to be discussed are: Sponsorship packages; advertising; posters; special events; arena sound; flags and banners; move Cooley Arena; infield sanitation; and the budget. This meeting is open to the public.
Rotary Club to move meeting location

The Lewistown Rotary Club will have a new location for its Monday meetings. Beginning on Monday, Oct. 17, the Rotary Club will meet at Pine Meadows Golf Course. The meeting will continue to be at noon on Mondays.

Downtown/Chamber Market Council
coffee reminder

The upcoming coffee meeting will be this Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 a.m. at Pourman’s. We’ll be discussing the Stroll and other upcoming events, so please join us for planning at 7:30 a.m. and sharing at 8:15 a.m. This meeting is open to the public.

parent support
group to have their monthly meeting

Are you a parent or family member of a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Asperger Syndrome? Are you interested in joining with other parents and family members who share your experiences? The Central Montana Learning Resource Center Cooperative would like to invite you to join us for our monthly meeting. It will be held at the Lincoln building, 215 Seventh Avenue South, in the conference room at 6 p.m. on Tuesday Oct. 11.
If you have any questions please call Jennifer Rindal at 366-5669 or email or call the Central Montana Learning Resource Center at 535-9012.

Bass tournament at Hell Creek rescheduled for October

The Eastern Montana Bass Association tournament that was scheduled for Sept. 24-25 on Fort Peck Reservoir was changed due to heavy wind and rain on the date of the event. The rescheduled date for the tournament, based out of Hell Creek Marina, is Oct. 15-16.
For additional information, please contact tournament director Benny Wiles at (406) 629-0822.

Come see a
Missouri Breaks
bighorn conservation presentation

The Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge Community Working Group will meet on Thursday, Oct. 6 in Jordan at the Garfield County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join us for a presentation on Missouri Breaks bighorn sheep conservation and a review of our 2016-17 work plan, followed by reports from our sage-grouse and bison committees.
Lunch is available for a fee. The public is encouraged to attend and provide input as the group seeks to influence the vitality and sustainability of the six-county region surrounding the CMR NWR. For more information, call Rachel Frost (406) 454-0056 or visit our webpage at

Have a blast
with Wind and Strings this Saturday

Come and dance to the country band, Wind and Strings, on the Oct. 8 Saturday afternoon dance. The band features Tom Wilson on harmonica, Carole Songer on vocals, Tony Hencil on dobro and Woodie Westburg on guitar and vocals.
The dance hall is located at the corner of Third Avenue South and Barnes Street. The dance goes from 2 to 4 p.m. Dancers of all ages are welcome.
There will be a coffee/cookie break at 3 p.m. There is a small admission fee.



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