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Articles from the May 5, 2021 edition

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 By Austin Amestoy    News    May 5, 2021

Montana Legislature Adjourns With Marijuana, Budget and Tax Plans En Route to Governor

The 67th Montana Legislature has adjourned, capping four months of work in an unprecedented hybrid session as the state and the nation struggle to end the COVID-19 pandemic. With more than 1,300... Full story


Three Forks Middle School FCCLA Chapter Wins National Student Body Program Award

Three Forks Middle School was recently selected to receive the 2021 national first Place Middle School Student Body Program Award. The award was sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)... Full story


Wildflower Walk planned for May 8 at Caverns

In celebration of National Wildflower Week, Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park will be hosting a $4 guided wildflower hike on May 8th. As the weather continues to warm and things begin to look a bit greener, early flowers will begin to emerge....


Three Forks Historical Society Meeting May 6

The Three Forks Area Historical Society will next meet Thursday, May 6 at the Methodist Church Annex at 7 p.m. The topics of interest for the meeting are security system installation, museum backyard fence repairs, new signage, volunteer...

 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    May 5, 2021

Our View: Added Seat a Boon to Montana

In the months leading up to and throughout the U.S. Census count in 2020, the Three Forks Voice and other newspapers across the state published editorials on the importance of residents ensuring they are counted. Not only was the vote crucial for...

 By Jack H. Smith    Opinion    May 5, 2021

Column: The Stuffed Burger

Whenever I make a seven-hour trip to my hometown, one of my first stops is at Grub's Drive-In for a double shamrock burger. It is four patties of wonderful. The only thing I have found similar to a shamrock is a 4x4 at In-N-Out burger. The first... Full story

 By Allison Kosto    Community    May 5, 2021

MSU Extension Corner: 4-H Scholarships Awarded to Local Members for Outstanding Careers

Four Broadwater County 4-H members recently received scholarships recognizing them for an outstanding 4-H career. The purpose of the Broadwater County 4-H Leadership Scholarship is to help 4-H youth f... Full story

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    May 5, 2021

Rogers Finishes National Tournament as All-American

Three Forks wrestler Cole Rogers recently earned All-American status at a prestigious national tournament. A freshman at Three Forks High School, Rogers finished in sixth place at April’s UWW Cadet, U15 & Future Nationals tournament in Wisconsin... Full story

 By Aaron Harkins    Sports    May 5, 2021

Golfers have great turnout, success last week

So far, we have had a pretty decent season.  A ton of kids came out for golf (42) so that is amazing.  It has been a little challenging with so many golfers and some bad weather getting kids to play in tournaments, but we are doing our best....

 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    May 5, 2021

Shorthanded Wolves still excel at Manhattan Invite

While the entire team was unable to compete, Three Forks High School Track and Field Coach Tracy Welter was happy with those who made the trip to last week’s Manhattan Invitational in Belgrade. “We had several athletes that are either nursing...

 News    May 5, 2021

Governor's Office Issues Montana Water and Supply Drought Outlook Report

HELENA, Mont. – The Office of the Governor last week released the 2021 Montana Water and Supply Drought Outlook Report. According to data in the report, 42 percent of the state is classified as abnormally dry, with another 18 percent of the state...

 By Ranee Berg    Community    May 5, 2021

Home to Three Forks: Wambeke Family

Chuck Wambeke was born in Billings, attended grade school in Butte and graduated high school at Billings Central in 1980.  After high school he attended Billings Vo-Tech and went to work for a mining company as a draftsman/surveyor and traveled all...

 By Eric Dietrich    News    May 5, 2021

Montana grows into a second U.S. House seat

Montana will gain a second representative in the U.S. House as seats are reapportioned according to population counts from the 2020 census, the U.S. Census Bureau said last week. The news means that, starting with the 2022 election, Montana will...

 News    May 5, 2021

New DNRC web application offers mobile-friendly customer access to surface water data

HELENA, Mont. – A new web application from the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) puts real-time streamflow data at the fingertips of boaters, anglers, water management professionals, and the general public. The web...

 By Jack H. Smith    News    May 5, 2021

Rockin' the Rivers Returns this August

After having the event canceled in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Rockin' the Rivers is set to return in 2021. According to RTR office manager Jodie Petitt, the 2021 festival is scheduled to take... Full story


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