Montana History

Once They Were 3 Irishmen…
No, no, it's not the beginning line of a joke...two of the 3 were William Andrews Clark & Marcus Daly. We'll be reading all about Clark & Daly along with the 3rd Irishman tonight (Tuesday) during Montana History up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. We&…
You’re Forgiven
This week is National Library Week, & you're invited to stop in at our Toole County Library here in Shelby. You'll have the opportunity to "guess" the number of adult nonfiction books...there's packs of seeds up for grabs in this deal. There'll be some &…
Soup’s On
Both Kelsyn Lohr & Brielle Aklestad are on Montana governor Steve Bullock's Youth Leadership Council to fight childhood hunger. They'll be having a free will donation Soup Feed & Bake Sale this Monday night over at the Shelby High School. The "s...
Making A Clean Sweep
This Sunday is "Cleaning Day" over at the Golden Triangle Center in Joplin. I might mention that the center was formerly known as the J-I School. The "clean up" gets underway at 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon & EVERYONE" is welcome to participate…
Make A Difference Save A Life
Hi Line Help for Abused Spouses will be holding their 5th Annual End Violence Color Run THIS Sunday afternoon. This "run" is in awareness of child abuse prevention AND Sexual Assault Awareness Month & will kick off at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Hi Line Help…
Exciting News From R Garden Club
Yesterday on my Puffman Blog, I blogged about our Toole County Garden Club meeting today (Thursday) at 12 noon over at 334 12th Avenue. I'm happy to report this morning that the garden club has received their invitations to BOTH the Montana Garden Club's district meeting over in …
Forget Kansas City!
No offense to the late Wilbert Harrison, but tonight (Tuesday) we're going to VIRGINIA City up at the Marias Heritage Center. I'll be there at 6 this evening to read & share more Montana History. We're currently reading the book, "Montana High, Wide, and Handsome," by the late Joseph K…
That’s A Fine Kettle Of Fish
As we roll into the Easter weekend, there's the smell of fish in our Big Sky air & that's a GOOD thing! There'll be a real Fish Fry tonight (Friday) down at our Shelby Fire Hall. All the delicious fish will be in the fryers & on the platters from 5 until 7 this ev…
Neither Wolf Nor Dog
This landmark Native American film is playing this week AND next week over at the Glacier Cinema in Cut Bank. "Neither Wolf Nor Dog" is based on the award-winning novel by award-winning author, Kent Nerburn, & features a SPECTACULAR performance by elder, Dave Bald Eagle who…
Montana’s FIRST Sizable City
We'll find out exactly WHAT city when we kick off Montana History at the Heritage tonight (Tuesday.) I'll be up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby this evening to read & share more Montana History. These past couple of weeks, we've been enjoying the book, &q…
Come 2 The Fair
A COLLEGE fair! Tomorrow (Tuesday,) there'll be a College Fair over at the Student Commons area in Beaver Painted Lodge at the Blackfeet Community College. "Fair" hours are from 11 o'clock in the morning until 2 in the afternoon & everyone's in…
ZZZZZZZZZZZ
That's the "international symbol" denoting good old "SLEEP" in the funny papers, & the Classic Movie tonight (Monday) at the beautiful Orpheum Theater down in Conrad is "The Big Sleep." I'll be more than ready for the 7 o&a…

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