The Pondera Arts Council is proud to present the grand premier of Next Year Country at the Orpheum Theatre/Weigand Auditorium on July 1.
It is the story of three Montana families, struggling to survive in a world constantly changing climate and economy in which they resort to unconventional methods to attempt to preserve their livelihood. One of these methods involves hiring a rainmaker to save their farms from an unrelenting drought.
TP TEARING — Tuesday afternoon 18 dignitaries representing national, state and local entities gathered for a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the newly completed $6 million wastewater treatment facility. From the left and far right, Rich Anderson, Conrad Public Works Director and Mayor John Shevlin hold a roll of toilet paper while Shelby Mayor Larry Bonderud does the ceremonial tearing to mark the opening of the plant. I-O Photo by Buck Traxler
Now is the time to nominate an outstanding agricultural leader to be honored during the 2010 Agricultural Appreciation Weekend at Montana State University.
The College of Agriculture at MSU-Bozeman gives one or more Outstanding Agricultural Leader awards each year to people who have exhibited outstanding leadership in Montana in public service, as an agricultural producer, industry advocate, agri-business leader, and dean’s friend of agriculture.
Nominations must be submitted by Sept. 15.
NUMBER ONE — After a cool drenching of champagne members of the Conrad Rider Cup team pose for a picture with the silver Rider cup after winning the 54-hole tournament in Cut Bank on Sunday. Friday teams from Conrad, Cut Bank and Shelby played 36 holes at the Pondera Golf Club to get the annual three-city tournament underway. Photo for I-O by Judy Ellis
By Buck Traxler, I-O Editor
After taking a hiatus for one year the Rider Cup is back in Conrad.
The annual golf tournament between the cities of Conrad, Cut Bank and Shelby was played out over the weekend.
Shelby was out to defend their title after taking the “Cup” away from Conrad who had won the year before.
On Friday the teams hit the course at the Pondera Golf Club and played out 36 holes of nonstop golf over the stretched out course of 6,416 yards.