Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The following graphic shows the average reading improvement among participants in the Freshman Academy at Hardin High School. According to Principal Lori Dust, the students in Group A are now all proficient in reading, while those in Group B have shown significant improvement.
At the beginning of this school year, Hardin High School implemented Freshman Academy to combat the problem of students dropping out in their freshman and sophomore years. Four months into the program, the results are promising according to Assistant Principal Lori Dust.“It’s saving lives,” she said. “It’s giving kids...
The Big Horn County jail, located in the local sheriff’s office, agreed to house Stillwater County prisoners for $50 a day. Big Horn County Sheriff Frank Simpson said this arrangement will only be temporary.
Newly elected Stillwater County Justice of the Peace Lee Cornell has been on the bench for two weeks and he is already making waves.During his first week in office, he was going through a small mountain of files on his desk, Cornell said he made a discovery.“There are some people that need to go to jail,” said Cornell.Specifically,...
In this Aug. 9, 2007 file photo, B-52 bombers taxi to the runway at Minot Air Force Base in Minot, N.D. South Dakota Sen. John Thune said on Jan. 16 that the Air Force has approved a proposal to establish an enormous bomber training area over the Northern Plains. It would be used by B-1 bombers at South Dakota’s Ellsworth Air Force Base and B-52 bombers at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota.
The Air Force on Friday approved a proposal to expand a bomber training area over the Northern Plains, a move that helps keep a South Dakota base open but has raised concerns over loud, low-flying aircraft disrupting civilian flights and damaging rural economies.The Federal Aviation Administration will now examine the plan to expand the Powder...
Big Horn County Commissioner George Real Bird III sits at his desk on the second floor of the county courthouse. He started his term on Jan. 5, by dealing with the closing of outlying schools due to snow.
George Real Bird III, whose Crow name is Iisaxpuatahche (Big Horn), is the newly elected Big Horn County commissioner, replacing John Pretty On Top, who retired from his position after 18 years of service. Real Bird started his term on Jan. 5, where the county commissioners held an annual election of their own, appointing Chad Fenner as chairman....
Principal Jason Cummins
Principal Jason Cummins of Crow Agency Public School in Crow Agency was invited to meet on Jan. 20 with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and other senior U.S. Department of Education officials for a full day of learning and advising. The visit is part of the new Principals at ED effort in Washington, D.C. The goal is to bring groups of...
Lady Bulldog Neicha House attempts to steal the ball from Lady Indian senior Tiana Iron Horse as she goes for the score. The annual rivalry game was held Saturday, Jan. 17 in Lodge Grass. Hardin won with a score of 71-13.
The Hardin Lady Bulldog basketball team has defeated the Lodge Grass Indians during their annual rivalry game for the fourth time since 2011. In the first quarter of the Jan. 17 game, they pulled a 13-point lead on the Lady Indians with a score of 15-2.  The scoring gap didn’t improve for the Lodge Grass Indians as the second quarter...
The following graphic shows the average reading improvement among participants in the Freshman Academy at Hardin High School. According to Principal Lori Dust, the students in Group A are now all proficient in reading, while those in Group B have shown significant improvement.
The Big Horn County jail, located in the local sheriff’s office, agreed to house Stillwater County prisoners for $50 a day. Big Horn County Sheriff Frank Simpson said this arrangement will only be temporary.
In this Aug. 9, 2007 file photo, B-52 bombers taxi to the runway at Minot Air Force Base in Minot, N.D. South Dakota Sen. John Thune said on Jan. 16 that the Air Force has approved a proposal to establish an enormous bomber training area over the Northern Plains. It would be used by B-1 bombers at South Dakota’s Ellsworth Air Force Base and B-52 bombers at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota.
Big Horn County Commissioner George Real Bird III sits at his desk on the second floor of the county courthouse. He started his term on Jan. 5, by dealing with the closing of outlying schools due to snow.
Principal Jason Cummins
Lady Bulldog Neicha House attempts to steal the ball from Lady Indian senior Tiana Iron Horse as she goes for the score. The annual rivalry game was held Saturday, Jan. 17 in Lodge Grass. Hardin won with a score of 71-13.

School & Activities

Lady Bulldog Neicha House attempts to steal the ball from Lady Indian senior Tiana Iron Horse as she goes for the score. The annual rivalry game was held Saturday, Jan. 17 in Lodge Grass. Hardin won with a score of 71-13.
The Hardin Lady Bulldog basketball team has defeated the Lodge Grass Indians during their annual rivalry game for the fourth time since 2011.

Obituaries

John Philip Matovich (Johnny) passed away at age 89 in Billings, Jan. 18, 2015, with his beloved wife Nancy at his side.