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The Cut Bank Pioneer Press has launched an online NFL Pro Pick ‘Em Challenge for the current NFL season. It’s free to participate and prizes will be awarded for winners at the end of each week as well as a grand prize at the end of the season.  The inaugural challenge is presented by Edward …

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“We have had a very busy summer,” announced Laura McKenna, Director at the Parkview Center. “And we are counting on it being just as busy for fall and winter.”

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Emily Shea might have been dealt a bad hand while doing a career she loves, but this young, strong lady decided to turn something that could have ended her career into a positive thing. Not only did she find a way to save her career, she also found a way to help others too.

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A year ago, the Glacier County Libraries were asked to cut $56,000 from their annual budget. Director Jamie Greco and the Library Board for both the Cut Bank and the Browning branches of the Glacier County Public Library diligently did as they were asked, knowing full well, that meant cuttin…

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If there is ever a chance for a student in high school to go to Europe, maybe with a group for an educational experience, by all means, they should go, if they can! That is exactly what Kendall Hibbs from Cut Bank and Taylee Rides at The Door and BreeAnna Polk, both from Browning thought aft…

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If you have ever stepped foot inside the Cut Bank branch of the Glacier County Library, you know what a wonderful treasure it is. And if you are a regular user of this facility, no doubt you recognize how very fortunate we are to have this library in our community. 

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When John Waller came to work at Northern Ford he expected it to be a short-term job. But fast forward to 2019 and not only will you find John from time to time, but also his two sons Josh and Matt, who are taking over the business. Northern Ford is having a tailgate party-themed Chamber Up …

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While it is a given harvest will happen close to the fall, there is not an exact date for when it will take place. Factors of spring weather, summer moisture, storms and insects, all play a role in harvest time and yields in the end. 

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Most every kid in school will tell you summer is over when the school year begins. For the kids in the Cut Bank School District that day was yesterday, Tuesday, Aug. 27 when the doors of the schools flew open and the hallways and classrooms were busy once again. 

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Glacier County sold seven EMS vehicles, including two 2015 Chevrolet Suburbans, a flatbed trailer as well as numerous pieces of medical equipment through Belgrade Online Auctions.Com last month.  A check dated July 28 was made out to “Glacier County EMS” for $67,558.34 following the sale of …

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Cars from around Montana and Alberta lined the airport grounds last Satruday for Montana Fun Weekend’s car show. After the winners of the show were announced, many of the cars made their way to the airport runway for the drag races. 

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The Cut Bank School Board of Trustees approved a budget last week that will make taxpayers of School District No. 15 happy. With the taxable value of the school district increasing by over nine percent, it will take 18.25 fewer mills to fund the 2019-20 school budget and that means school ta…

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He has been a teacher, a coach, athletic director, assistant principal, principal and, still is a dad to two wonderful grown children. And now, he brings all that amazing work experience to Cut Bank. Welcome Tres Genger, the new principal at Cut Bank High School.

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The following students received scholarships from the Cut Bank Elks Charitable Corporation in 2019. Echo Dassinger, Kade Hickey, Sidney Lane, Madison Larson, Michaela Larson, Linsey Milender, Logan Swenson, Justin More and Marissa VandenBos all received $1,000 scholarships. The applicants mu…

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Cut Bank Harvest Foods has been open for over a year and is already expanding to fill a need in the Cut Bank area. Harvest Foods is adding a new business inside the store. Glacier Pharmacy will be opening very soon.

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There is just something wonderful about a homecoming. Kathy Lindberg will be the first to agree with that statement. “I feel like I can breathe here,” she said. “I am so excited to be back.”

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“The statutory noncompliance found in the Glacier County Treasurer’s Office continues to present fiscal hardships to school districts and directly impacts the district’s taxpayers.” That was just one of the concerns conveyed by the Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) to the Glacier Co…

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When Pat Coryell graduated from Cut Bank High School in 1971, he did what most kids do and found some work for the summer. It was construction work. That summer started Pat’s career in construction, whether he knew it at the time or not.

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When Alec Morrisett’s three pigs arrived in Cut Bank on Mar. 25, his main goal for the 4-H swine project was to have fun. When the dust settled at the 2019 Marias Fair swine show, not only had Alec had fun, but Alec and Okie had bested 73 other hogs for the Grand Champion Market Swine title! 

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While the kids may change over the years, the quality of livestock at the Marias Fair only continues to improve and the tremendous community support for 4-H youth remains steady. With an additional ten head of livestock to sell this year, the 2019 Marias Fair 4-H livestock auction grossed $4…

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It was a disappointing night for Cut Bank Police Chief Mike Schultz who watched and listened for three hours as election workers tallied the votes in Tuesday’s special City election. Unofficially, the School Resource Officer (SRO) mill levy was defeated by 52 votes, 339-287. Passage of the $…

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What happens when you take the popular Montana Fun Weekend event and add a new, totally different, fundraising event to it? Well, come see for yourself on the weekend of Aug. 16-18 when the Montana Fun Weekend welcomes Cut Bank Trails and Ales Brewfest to their line-up.

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A run of bad luck has left the pulse crop market cold, and as a result Pardue Grain has laid off 14 workers from its $7.2 million facility 12 miles west of Cut Bank, according to Roger Sammons.

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No matter your age, no matter your musical preference, there is just something wonderful about hearing a band perform live, on stage. This weekend at the Cut Bank Lewis and Clark Festival, you get to hear not one band, no, not even two, but four different bands playing at different times in …

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Most parades have a grand marshal leading the lineup of floats, bands, horses and cars down the street. A grand marshal, or marshals, are those folks that, by definition, are honored or celebrated for their contributions to a town, city or organization.

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Their names are Tilly and Izzy. No, they are not the names of two sweet girls, but the names of the pigs in the care of two sweet girls whose names are Addisyn and Elyse Bengtson. 

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After 610 hours and $96,500, the independent auditor’s report for FY 2017 and FY 2018 reiterated the same conclusion as the audits from FY 2015 and FY 2016: “…the County has a large net negative cash position in its governmental funds. These conditions raise substantial doubt about the Count…

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On Friday, July 12, a total of 1,366 ballots (as of press time) will be mailed out to registered voters in the City of Cut Bank. Voters are being asked to approve a special levy of approximately $65,000 for the next 10 years to help fund the Cut Bank Police Department’s School Resource Offic…

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The Cut Bank Lewis and Clark Festival is about fun, entertainment and time spent with neighbors and friends. It is also about eating good food and for those that want to shop for some homemade items, there is good shopping for that too.

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The third week in July and Marias Fair fun time has arrived! This year’s fair features two nights of Pro-Rodeo action, concerts, the demolition derby, 4-H exhibits and a multitude of other displays, along with bounce houses and other entertainment.

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Glacier County Treasurer Don Wilson presented the Glacier County Commissioners with the “true statement of the receipts and disbursements” for Glacier County for May 2019 on June 27. Chairman Michael DesRosier signed the cash report at the Commissioners’ meeting on July 3. 

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In three weeks, Cut Bank will once again host its biggest event of the year, the Lewis and Clark Festival. From July 25-28, the park will fill with people, parades will march down Main Street, tournaments of golf, cornhole, horseshoe, softball, rubber ducks and goldfish will take place and f…

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The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate with friends and enjoy an American pastime – fireworks. The City of Cut Bank has established a set of ordinances for Cut Bank designed to help keep citizens safe and minimize the risk of fire.

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When Glacier Comm-unity Health Center (GCHC) opened their dental office in 2009, it was their hope to have that line of service in the building on Main Street where they currently provide medical care. 

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Dog owners everywhere will tell you how wonderful it is to take your beloved pet to a grooming salon for that much needed haircut or maybe just a shampoo to clean them up a bit. 

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During the spring of 2018 Cut Bank Elementary, Middle School, and High School students participated in required testing for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The testing results were not released until spring of 2019, and most schools, including Cut Bank, saw mixed results. Cut Bank Sch…

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Cut Bank Schools Superintendent Wade Johnson presented the Cut Bank School District’s “report card” from 2017-18’s testing under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which is the latest “accountability system” which was signed into federal law in 2015. According to the Montana Office of Pu…

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Miles Baughman has made many a jump from an airplane in his career with the National Guard. But none of those, according to Miles, was as incredible as the one he made just a few weeks ago to commemorate the D-Day landings 75 years ago.