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The Whitehall Ledger is the only newspaper devoted to the community of Whitehall. This site was created to not only provide information about the Ledger but about Whitehall as well. We hope you enjoy your trip through the site and hope you’ll let us know what you think. Was the site helpful? Can it be improved? What other kinds of information would you like to learn or access through this site? Please contact us at 406-287-5301, and thanks for your interest in the Ledger and the community of Whitehall.
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Jefferson & Madison Counties
  The Whitehall Ledger, established in 1984, is a weekly newspaper owned by Greg Corr.
   The circulation is 1,150, and a typical Ledger is 24 tab-sized pages, although with special editions and special sections the paper can be as large as 40 pages. The newspaper offers extensive coverage of local activities, organizations and local government, and the paper has the following sections on a weekly basis: opinion/editorial, community/historical section, sports, agriculture, classified advertising and a real estate page. We are a five column (12 picas per column, 16 inches deep) tab. Our general circulation area is Whitehall, Pipestone, Cardwell, Silver Star, Waterloo, and Boulder. We publish the paper every Wednesday, and our deadline for news and advertising is 5 p.m. each Monday. Our business hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, and 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, however, sometimes we are out of the office gathering photos and news.

    ADVERTISING: Our standard advertising rate is $5 per column inch. Our classified ad rate is $5 for the first 15 words, with each word 10 cents after that. Our rate for pre-print advertising is $66 (for 1,000). We insert approximately 1,000 (we do not insert to subscribers out of the county or out of state). The Ledger does commercial printing and can create, design and print letterhead, brochures, flyers, posters, business cards and other products. We have a high quality digital camera and can take color photos for advertising or other purposes. The Ledger can be reached through this website, via e-mail at whledger@gmail.com , by snail mail at PO Box 1169, Whitehall, MT 59759, or give us a jingle at (406) 287-5301. Let us know how we can help you!
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Spring prom royalty
WHS spring royalty was crowned at Saturday’s junior prom which was themed as the “Great Gatsby.” Willis Pullman was crowned King and Madison Johnson was chosen as the Queen. CHERYL CHEMAN PHOTO
Top 8 reasons to see ‘Almost, Maine’
    The WHS Drama Club will be presenting “Almost, Maine” and Our Fantastic Follies on Thursday, March 26 at 7 p.m. and Friday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m. (the Friday show includes dinner theater). Friday night advance tickets ($10/person) can be purchased from any drama student, the high school office or by calling Cheri Shaw at 490-1255. Cost for the Thursday night show is $6/adult and $5/student. Activity passes are also accepted on Thursday night.
    Following are the “Top Eight” reasons to come see the play, given by the cast and crew: 1.The only place in town to have your heartstrings pulled and your tummy tickled at the same time. 2. The quickest way to travel to the eastern states. 3. How many years since you’ve enjoyed a moon pie? 4. Experience the latest form of P90X designed for all. 5. Hear some fantastic singing! 6. The school play comes only twice a year. 7. Where else can you get an evening of live entertainment and fantastic food? 8. Support the WHS Trojan theater department!
Bee Expert to Speak at Garden Club
    Dr. Casey Delphia will speak at the next Garden Club meeting on the importance of bees in our environment. There are many species of bees that pollinate our plants. Learn how to identify them and discover the difference between pollinating bees and wasps and even flies that mimic bees.
    Bees play an important role in natural and agricultural systems as pollinators of flowering plants that provide food, fiber, animal forage, and ecological services like soil and water conservation. In fact, approximately three-quarters of all flowering plants rely on pollinators to reproduce. In addition to honeybees, native bees provide valuable pollination services. Though unknown, the number of native bee species in Montana is likely in the hundreds.
    The Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1 in the Borden’s conference room. The half-hour coffee social will be followed by the presentation at 10 a.m. and a short business meeting after.