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Fergus Federal Credit Union holds annual meeting

The Fergus Federal Credit Union held its 61st annual meeting this week.  President Bob Bjelland reported assets grew 9.3% in 2014, to $58,137,505.00.  Loans increased 4.6% with total deposits increasing 8.9%, to more than $51,000,000.00.  Net worth increased 8.2%, to just over $6,500,000.00.

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Montana News - AP

Republican proposes 'religious freedom' referendum

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker has proposed asking voters if they want additional religious protections in the Montana Constitution.

Rep. Carl Glimm of Kila says he brought House Bill 615 before the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday to prioritize people's personal beliefs above job descriptions. He gave examples such as a county clerk who doesn't want to issue a same-sex marriage license or a pharmacist who didn't want to dispense birth control pills or emergency contraceptives.

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Medical history conference to focus on vaccinations in Montana

BOZEMAN – The history of vaccinations in Montana will be the theme of the 15thannual Medical History Conference of the West to be held Friday, April 24, at Montana State University’s Museum of the Rockies.

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Krillenberger discusses Lewistown Study Commission

The Lewistown Study Commission is interested in what the majority wants for a form of government.   This year’s commission is headed by Dick Krillenberger, and he outlines what’s involved in making their financial decision, also how valuable information is being collected.

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Montana Department of Justice launches email notification system for offender registry

HELENA – Today, the Montana Department of Justice announced a new service that allows the public to be automatically notified by email whenever a sexual or violent offender moves into a zip code of interest to subscribers.

This new service is part of Montana’s Sexual or Violent Offender Registry (SVOR) website, which is maintained by the department’s Division of Criminal Investigation.  The SVOR is an on-line, searchable, public database of offenders which tracks an average of 2,300 sexual offenders and 3,300 violent offenders at any given time. 

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MDT proposes to pave the city loop pedestrian/bicycle path in Lewistown, MT – Fergus County

Lewistown - The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to pave approximately 1.7 miles of the City Loop Pedestrian/Bicycle Path in Lewistown, MT in Fergus County.  The project includes two sections of path previously established along the abandoned Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway railroad tracks. The first section begins at “A” St. and runs southeast to W. Main St. near the Junior High School. The second section begins at 6th Ave. S. and runs northeast to E. Main St. near the Yogo Inn.

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Lewistown Chamber holds annual spring party, open to public

Lewistown Chamber of Commerce Director Connie Fry has a public invitation to their annual spring party.  Members and non-members are welcome.  

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Kindergarten screening in April

Lewistown elementary schools will hold the annual joint kindergarten screening in early April.  Principals Matt Lewis and Matt Ventresca say there’s time to register  your youngster during the two-day session on April 8 & 9.

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