Signage in Lewistown has been a topic of discussion for several weeks.  City Planner, Cathy Barta is urging anyone with questions and ideas to attend a meeting at 2:00 pm on  Monday, Oct. 29 at the Council on Aging building to participate in the process.

A great honor has been awarded to a Lewistown Woman that has significant achievement in Montana.

Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte was in Lewistown this past Wednesday to talk to the senior class at Fergus High School. Congressman Gianforte was asked about the 2018 Montana Congressional Veterans Commendation that will be awarded to Lewistown’s Don Bost for his service to America and the Lewistown community.

President Donald Trump was in Missoula last night for another rally for Matt Rosendale in his attempt to unseat Montana Senator Jon Tester. President Trump has taken a personal interest in this race.

If you have the time, the city probably has a board for you to serve on.  

City government offers a variety of positions on its boards and commissions.  

Leafs are cluttering yards and streets as we prepare for clearing snow.  Yes, city crews and equipment will be out next week collecting the leafs according to City Manager Holly Phelps.   

The Lewistown Rotary Club featured speaker this week was Webb Brown. Brown gave the group a presentation on the work of the Montana Chamber of Commerce.

Central Montana Youth Challenge adults are again heading the annual Red Ribbon Week activities.  

Women throughout the community will gather at Camp Lewtana for two days early next month.  Jerri Sain and committee members are currently accepting applications for this annual event.

A former commander at Malmstrom Air Force Base recently spoke to leaders in the Great Falls community about the importance of upgrading the current Minuteman ICBM system. Retired Major General Tom Deppe explains the reason why the upgrades are so important to our national security.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota landowners who unsuccessfully sued the developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline over land easements are trying to revive their lawsuit.

The number of students attending Lewistown Public Schools are consistent in comparison to last year’s count.

The Lewistown Fire Department held their annual Open House last night. A great crowd came out to see the equipment and learn about fire safety. New Chief Joe Ward says the transition has been good so far.

A grizzly bear killed a calf early this week on a ranch north of Two Dot.

The depredation was investigated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services, the agency responsible for investigating any livestock depredation.

After determining the calf was killed by a grizzly bear, Wildlife Services tried unsuccessfully to capture the bear at the site. Given a high number of black bears in the area as well, traps were pulled on Wednesday.

The low income energy assistance program (LEAP) in Lewistown is especially helpful during cold weather. Kim Kucera says her department’s service covers more than just heating problems.  

The HRDC covers important services for low income families in central Montana.  One in particular, the WIC program, is a the nutrition program to help low income mothers and their children.

Lewistown’s Human Resource Development (HRDC) Council headed by Cassie Bergstrom includes employment training.

The Lewistown Port Authority held their October meeting Wednesday morning. The agenda was full of good information on the health of Lewistown’s business district. City Commissioner Dave Byerly who is also a member of the Port Authority board gives us an update on the latest with the business park.

Bright County Nights is a real crowd-pleaser in Lewistown that gets the holiday spirit up and running .  One volunteer, Jennifer Saunders, is out searching for volunteers to help make it all happen.

Helena, Mont. – The Governor’s Office and the State Information Technology Services Division today launched the state’s inaugural Kids Safe Online Poster Contest to encourage young people to think about cybersecurity and help educate other youth on safe online practices. 

Helena, MT – Would you trust cigarette companies to make health decisions for your family?  Then you shouldn’t trust them on I-185.  That’s the message Montana doctors are spreading across the state from now until Election Day.  Physicians from Eureka to Hamilton, Billing to Butte, and everywhere in between are appearing on radio, in the newspaper, and on the street to urge a “Yes” on I-185.

Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte announced Friday October 5th the recipients of the 2018 Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation, a unique recognition of Montana veterans who served our country and continues their service in the communities of Montana. 17 Montana Veterans were honored for their dedication to the United States and the communities they serve.

Like clockwork Lewistown firefighters are meeting Lewistown students and promoting safety measures during October. Christian Anderson is anxious to meet the youngest and to alert adults about preventing chimney fires.