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Fun Time at the Utica Day Fair

I’m not sure how many people live in the small town of Utica, MT but it isn’t many. I’d guess about 40 or 50. Utica is about half way between Hobson and Windham and it becomes a key location during the Montana Bale Trail: What The Hay event the first Sunday after Labor Day each […]

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A Mega Summer Celebration

Each year the community of Fort Benton sponsors Summer Celebration the fourth weekend in June. I always want to embellish that name a bit because just calling it Summer Celebration doesn’t explain the magnitude of the event. First of all, it lasts three days. Friday’s festivities begin with a free noon pig roast courtesy of First Security […]

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Fun Time at Dupuyer’s Grizzly Day

Today I drove to Dupuyer (Doo Poo Yer) on US Hwy 89 north of Choteau. It’s about 85 miles northwest of Great Falls and it is a stunning drive. I saw lots of motorcycles on this highway – think lots of curves, rolling foothills and the spectacular Rocky Mountain front to the west. It’s hard […]

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First Day of Summer

Wow – it really was a summer day for our first official day of summer. We had temps just above 80 degrees, pure Montana sunshine and blue sky. I was lucky to be out along the Missouri River this afternoon near Hardy Creek and the Missouri River. We saw several drift boats with fishing guides and fly […]

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