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On Tap Tonight
The Shelby High School Class of 1967 will be holding a reunion planning meeting tonight (Monday) down at the Tap Room here in Shelby. 1967...what a year...good music, good times, good memories for sure! Stay warm & hoping the 1967 class members can make the reunion meeting tonight at 7 …
Moving On…Down??
It ain't the Jefferson's & a penthouse in the sky, it's South Dakota! One of our country's largest moving companies says South Dakota is the TOP destination for folks looking to relocate. United Van Lines has been keeping track of customer moves for the past 40 years. La.…
Say Cheese
WHO would ever do a book on "CHEESE?" Meet Vermont Professor Catherine Donnelly. She's a professor of Nutrition & Food Science, & the new book that the Prof edited is, "The Oxford Companion to Cheese." This "cheesy" book includes more than 850 entries covering c…
What Do U Do When The Shooting Starts?
Go out & buy a gun I guess. At least that's what author Chris Bird brags in his newest book. "Surviving a Mass Killer Rampage: When Seconds Count, Police Are Still Minutes Away." "Gunsmoke" Chris is also the author of "Thank God I Had A Gun: The Concealed Handgun Manual,…
Zee Is 4 Zinc
Unless you're in Canada. Up there, it's "Zed" is for zinc. At any rate, I've been "researching" whether taking zinc for colds makes Mr. Cold go away any faster. Ever since a 1984 study that showed that zinc supplements kept people from get…
I Can’t Believe It’s Butter
I knew a woman named "Butter" years back but Elaine Khosrova's new tome has nothing to do with this woman. Elaine's book IS "Butter: A Rich History," & with the narrative flair of Mark Kurlansky & the culinary curiosity of Michael Pollan,…
Take R Mayor’s Advice
"Mare Lare" often says, "Run to the roundhouse," & I say, "When you do, take along Brian Solomon's "Field Guide To Trains; Locomotives and Rolling Stock." My friend, Brian, is one of today's most accomplished railway historians. The man has authored more than 3…
My Body Forms A Plank
It says that right here in the book & the book is, "The ABC's of Yoga for Kids," & this colorful, informative presentation is up for grabs tomorrow (Saturday) morning at 7:30 on Puffman Sports Triva! "The ABC's of Yoga for Kids" was …
1 More Chance
Tomorrow (Saturday,) Christmas Eve Day, will be your LAST chance to get your Christmas gifts all wrapped by our Shelby Girl Scouts. The "girls" have been manning a booth out at the Shopko store most of this month, & they'll be "ON DUTY" one more …
Memories & 19 Pages R All That Remain
Memories are all that remain from the August 25, 1931 Waldron Creek Fire west of Choteau. Only 19 pages are all that remain as we should be concluding our book, "Montana's Waldron Creek Fire; The 1931 Tragedy & The Forgotten Five" by Missoula author Dr. Ch...
Greener Pastures
There's going to be a Pasture Management Workshop tonight (Monday) over in Cut Bank. This evening's workshop will be conducted at the Glacier County Extension Office. Please RSVP TODAY at 873 2239. I'm no stranger to "pastures" myself...several of my co-workers have …

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