HERE'S LOOKING AT YOU — This batch of mulie appears to be looking for some spring-time weather, just like the rest of us! Gary Olson, FWP Biologist, noted that there should not be a shortage of deer in our area as has been reported in the Lewistown area. I-O Photo by Barb Endler
By Buck Traxler, I-O Editor
While it will never completely go away, criminal activity in Conrad took a dip last year.
Chief of Police Gary Dent released the numbers of the year-end officer activity report for 2009.
The number of calls for service for 2009 went down to 2,207 while the year before, 2008, the department logged in 2,444.
The number of formal complaints also took a tumble, going down to 242 for last year while in 2008 there were 286.
The Dupuyer Players will present Spirit!, March 19 and Saturday, March 20, showing at 7 p.m. each evening.
For 68 years the Dupuyer Players have treated the surrounding communities with a great show in the spring, and this year is no exception.
Spirit! is a play written by Peg Kehret and produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., Englewood, Colo.
PURPLE RIBBON WINNERS — Makayla Barringer and Morgan VanDyke earned third place eighth grade Physical Science Team Overall with So You Think You Can Drive? Photo Courtesy of Monica Tomayer
The UMS science fair team brought home many awards from this year’s Regional Science Fair, held in Great Falls on Feb. 20.
Sixty-five science students representing thirty-seven projects attended from Utterback Middle School. They brought home 10 Merit Awards, 12 Purple Ribbons, and 7 Top Overall Fair Category winners.
These science students competed against 13 other towns in Montana. “This was an exceptional year for the science fair, commented UMS Science Instructor Monica Tomayer.
Students who earn an award, purple or blue ribbon are eligible to attend the State Science Fair in Missoula, on March 21-23.