LINE UP HERE — Meadowlark School teachers have their student s line up to go into school on the first day of school this past week. I-O Photo by Buck Traxler
It’s time to think about flu shots.
Though flu season most often occurs in January or February, flu can occur anytime and outbreaks often occur in the fall of the year. Your flu shot can last for about a year so now is the right time to be vaccinated.
Locally, the Pondera County Health Department (PCHD) and Pondera Medical Center (PMC) have both received supplies of adult vaccine. Both agencies anticipate pediatric supplies to arrive in September.
By Deanna Wakkinen, I.O. Reporter
The newest addition to the I.O. family is full of experience ranging from activities coordinator to wet nurse. Deanna Wakkinen is not new to Conrad but instead new to the idea of returning to work.
Wakkinen, whose maiden name is Leys, was born and raised in Conrad.
County commissioners received bids for new machinery for the Road Department and put them under advisement.
Two bids were for asphalt reclaiming equipment and three were for the purchase of mowers.
One bid was from Normont Equipment for a Zanetis Road Hog for $114,264 and an optional trailer for $8,510 for a total of $122,774.
The second bid was from Asphalt Zipper for an AZ600 model, $129,950. An option for a trailer was $12,000 and other options were for $13,890 or $155,840.
There were three proposals for the purchase of new mowers.