Governor Steve Bullock will honor Montana Centenarians Tuesday, September 25 at 4 p.m. in Helena at the Delta Hotels Helena Colonial located at 2301 Colonial Drive.

The first rehearsal for the 2018 Central Montana Christmas Cantata will be held Wednesday, Sept. 26.

Vocalists, especially basses and tenors, interested in being in this year’s performances are asked to attend the rehearsal, which will be held at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 215 5th Avenue South.

The Lewistown City Commission at their Committee of the Whole Meeting reaffirmed their interest in safeguarding the Big Spring.

More funds have been promised by an outside sources to complete the Creekside Park Project.  City Manager Holly Phelps reports that a sizeable grant was received in recent days.

WINNETT - The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to reconstruct/resurface about 0.8 miles of Secondary Highway 244 (S-244) through Winnett in Petroleum County. 

In response to cooler temperatures and recent moisture, all fire restrictions have been lifted on private, state, and federal lands within Central Montana effective September 21, 2018 at 12:01 am MDT.  Burn permits may be required for any debris burning and may have additional limits.  Check with your local sheriff’s office or fire department for information on burn permits.

Heather Thom with the Fergus County Nurses Office has the local flu shot schedule that covers Lewistown and all the surrounding schools.  

Here’s important information for those who might want to be a highway patrolman.  

(Billings, Mont.) - Widespread cooler temperatures have lessened fire danger in the short term, but seasonal temperatures and dry conditions will soon return to the forecast area. 

The Lewistown City Commission held their last meeting for the month of September Monday evening. City Manager Holly Phelps explains what highlights took place.

The Central Montana Jaycees of Lewistown held their biggest fundraiser of the year this past Saturday night. The Community Benefit Raffle was held at he Trade Center at the Fergus County Fairgrounds. Only 350 are sold for the event and some wonderful prizes were awarded. The winners included:

The Miss Montana and Miss Montana Teen were held this past weekend in Missoula. Lewistown has a lot to be proud of as Morgan Pierce was named first Runner-up and also received the Spirit Award that is voted on by the pageant staff.

The past several months have seen some drastic changes  at the Lewistown Education Center located on Airport Road.

Lewistown’s Design Review Board will meet Friday to further their study of political signs. Director Cathy Barta explains why and how extensive the effort is.  

A new group has formed to help educate Montana residents on the good things that happen when we invest in our natural resources. Montana Minded has been formed and Lisa Shaw of Colstrip is President of the group. She was on Montana Talks with Aaron Flint this week and explains how the group was started.

The Stockman Bank in Lewistown is holding a open house later this month.

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers will consider giving themselves a 69 percent pay raise by changing the way their salaries are calculated when they meet in January.

The Legislative Council last month voted to draft a bill to base legislative pay on the average salaries of lawmakers in Montana and four surrounding states starting in 2021. The Aug. 23 meeting in Lewistown was not broadcast live, but a recording shows legislative leaders from both parties saying they’re underpaid, especially when compared to the executive and judicial branches of government.

Hobson school, with the support of the community, had another successful bail trail last Sunday.

Lewistown’s Main Street, Saturday, attracted thousands of Chokecherry festival fans.

A 6-week diabetes awareness program is scheduled to start on Wednesday, Sept. 26..   The information sessions are sponsored by the Fergus County Extension Service. According to Denise Seilstad and Jim Hamling.

With the nights getting colder and hunting season in effect, most people think of a warm campfire. However, Stage I fire restrictions are still in effect in Fergus County, Petroleum County, Rocky Boy Reservation and all counties within the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument.  

A man has died in a rollover crash east of Lewistown this past Thursday.

The Cowboy Hall of Fame in conjunction with the Charlie Russell Museum of Great Falls announced the first Saddle of Honor Award to a famous Montana cowboy. Jim Peterson of the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame explains about this new award of it’s kind in the state.

Fall is a time of year when bat observations are common in Montana. This time of year young bats are attempting to take care of themselves, some bats are beginning long migrations to warmer climates and some bats are grounded by disease or illness.