UNLOADING — Ken Johnson pauses in the field of winter wheat on Friday to drop off a load from his combine. I-O Photo by Buck Traxler
“It is vital that our young agricultural leaders understand the grain industry in Montana,” stated Cheryl Tuck, Information Specialist, with the Montana Wheat and Barley Committee.
She was talking to the state officers of the Montana FFA Association as they were about to take a four-day tour “following the grain” from Montana to the export terminals in Portland. The Montana Wheat and Barley Committee sponsor this educational activity. They also sponsor the state FFA agronomy winning team to take the same tour. For two years now, both groups have traveled together.
Are you tired and out of shape, but want to get back to feeling good. But at the same time, you don’t want to lift a five pound weight.
That being the case Cassie DeVries may have just the answer to your new way to fitness development.
Zumba Gold is coming to a town near you, specifically Conrad.
Taught by DeVries, Zumba gold is a series of fitness programs designed to take Latin and international dance rhythms, created in the original Zumba program, and bring them to the active older adult.
It is also for the beginner participant.
POWER SHOT — Moranda Brenteson goes up and powers a shot over the net during a volleyball practice session. Thursday evening at 7 p.m. there is a scrimmage for the team and Friday the Cowgirls open the season at the Choteau tournament. I-O Photo by Buck Traxler
By Buck Traxler, I-O Editor
There’s a lot of excitement in the air at the high school gym these days.
The Cowgirl volleyball players are going through their practice routines under the watchful eyes of Coach Dale Janzen and assistant coach Rebel Rilley.
This year for the first time in many years, the coaches actually had to make cuts to trim the teams down to 26 players.
“We have some really good height this year and so much talent,” says Coach Janzen. “It’s going to be a good year on the courts for Conrad.”