News Briefs

American Legion Auxiliary to meet Sept. 8


The American Legion Auxiliary will be meeting Thursday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. at the Legion Club, 402 West Main. All members are encouraged to attend to plan the Chokecherry Festival booth and Poker Run. The meeting will also feature a special State Award for a Poppy Poster at 7 p.m., following our meeting. Please help us all congratulate our State of Montana winner.

The Auxiliary will revert to their regular meeting times, the first Tuesday of the month, in October.


Autism/Asperger parent support group


Are you a parent or family member of a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder 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 Sept. 13. If you have any questions please call Jennifer Rindal at 366-5669 or or Central Montana Learning Resource Center, 535-9012.


NRA sponsorship dinner at the Yogo


There will be a NRA sponsorship dinner at the Yogo Inn on Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. in the Sapphire room. Dirty dozen and fabulous five tickets will be sold along with Friends of the NRA Sponsorships for the banquet. Any questions please call Jennifer at 366-9037 or Shelly at 366-3694.

The friends of the NRA banquet will be Oct. 6 at the trade center.


Feel the wind beneath your wings with Wind and Strings


Come and dance to the country band, Wind and Strings, on Aug. 27 at the Saturday afternoon dance. The band features Tom Wilson on harmonica, Carole Songer on vocals, Tony Hencil on dobro and Woody 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.


Zion to hold outdoor worship this Sunday


Zion Lutheran Church will hold an Outdoor Worship at 10 a.m., Aug. 28, followed by a picnic. If the weather is inclement ZLC will have worship inside at 10 a.m.


County to hold budget hearings

The Board of Fergus County Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 2 p.m. The Fiscal Year 2016-2017 preliminary budget hearing and discusssion is the only agenda item. The meeting is open to the public, and will take place in the commissioners’ office on the second floor of the courthouse.

Government Study Commission meets

The Lewistown Government Study Commission will have its next meeting on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 at 7 p.m. at the City Complex. Agenda items include discussion of educational materials. There will not be a committee of the whole meeting.



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