Tuesday, May 04, 2004

Breaking News in Montana

I'm tracking down press resources around the country the old fashioned way: doing Yahoo! searches for newspaper sites, and then finding contact info. Anyway, some great articles I'm running across out in Montana.

Lewistown News Argus Online

History on Display

Fifth grader Gus Bass is all business as he portrays General George Patton at the second annual Fifth Grade Wax Museum held recently at Lewis and Clark Elementary School. A variety of historical figures, ranging from cowboys to Indians, and many others were on display.

And then this from Hungry Horse News Online...

Massive corn spill will see night bear patrols

Bear specialists are doing night patrols at a huge corn spill along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail line east of Essex to keep bruins from getting a free meal while crews clean up the mess.
The spill happened last Tuesday (April 20) after a BNSF freight train derailed and 29 cars carrying corn spilled their contents.
The tracks were cleared of the wreckage and freight train service was up and running again the next day.

Seriously, this is from the front page of The Shelby Promoter

Pat Hughes manages to keep possession of the ball for the Shelby Merchants team as he climbs back on to his donkey during Donkey Basketball action at the old middle school last Wednesday.photo by Cynthia Gillund

And this nice shot below is from The Sidney Herald:

Montana Highway Patrol officer Michael Downs "tests" Savage student Sheila Schow during Tuesday's mock accident at Savage High School.