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 By Jack H. Smith    News    November 4, 2020

New hours start Nov. 15 at Cardwell Container Site

Madison County residents may have noticed recent changes at the Cardwell Container Site that include a new fence and gate. The location near Jefferson Island is also going to be available only three...

 

Whitehall advances to Divisional Tournament

The Whitehall High School volleyball won two of three games at last week's 5B District Tournament and has advanced to this week's Southern B Divisional Tournament in Red Lodge. The Lady Trojans qualified for Divisionals with a third-place finish...

 

Trojans headed to quarterfinals

Just moments after an interception of Whitehall/Harrison quarterback Miles Hoerauf late in the third quarter of last Saturday's opening-round playoff game, a Shepherd High School defender ran to the s... Full story

 

Frankie's Open For Business

While the concept of "Country Mex" might sound a little unique, Frankie's owners Priscilla McGee and Charles Frankenstein are hoping the robust flavors of both cuisines combined with fresh and... Full story

 

Our View: Please slow it down

Without trying to sound too much like Lord Eddard Stark on "Game of Thrones", winter is coming in southwest Montana and its pending arrival has already brought the return of nasty roads to the...

 

Trojans open playoffs Saturday in Shepherd

Not only was the Whitehall/Harrison High School football team to close out the regular season with their fourth straight victory with a hard-fought 14-6 win over Big Timber, but they also secured the... Full story

 

Whitehall Advances at District Tournament

The third-seeded Whitehall High School volleyball team advanced to the semifinals of the 5B District Tournament with a 27-25, 25-15, 25-21 home elimination match victory over Three Forks. The Lady Trojans will look to advance to the finals Thursday... Full story

 

Whitehall Fall Festival Saturday

Chamber members have been busy prepping for this Saturday's Whitehall Fall Festival. And while pleased with how things are coming together, they could also use a few more volunteers. "This is going...

 

Our View: Upcoming levy huge for Whitehall

During her monthly report at the October 13 Whitehall Town Council meeting, Mayor Mary Janacaro Hensleigh urged local voters to approve a mill levy that would generate funding for the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department and for the contract with the...

 

Streaking Trojans win third straight

After a scoreless first quarter of their Friday night matchup against Three Forks, the Whitehall/Harrison High School football team exploded in the second quarter with 21 points on their way to a 42-8...

 

Simon has high praise for senior class

It was a tough match last week for the Whitehall High School volleyball team who fell on the road 25-17, 25-16, 25-17 to rival and undefeated Jefferson High School. "The game in Boulder was tough....

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    October 14, 2020

Superintendent discusses event attendance policy, mask use

At last week’s Whitehall School Board of Trustees meeting, a group of local residents addressed concerns about limited attendance at sporting events, cancellation of non-conference games, and mask use in the schools. When addressing the issue,...

 

"Spooktacular" Costume Contest at 2020 Whitehall Fall Festival

It will be fun for all ages with a "Spooktacular Costume Contest and Parade" planned at this year's Whitehall Fall Festival. The event scheduled for Saturday, October 24 in downtown Whitehall will...

 

Trojans improve times in Townsend

It was another solid week for the Whitehall High School and Middle School cross country teams. Head Coach Kerry Sacry said everyone improved their times significantly at last week's Rusty Raisland Inv...

 

Trojans dominate visiting Cougars

It was a dominating performance last Friday night for the Whitehall/Harrison High School Football team. The Trojans (3-2) had nearly 600 yards of total offense in their impressive 45-24 win over Columbus who came into the game 10th in the Montana...

 

Feight Readies For Spring Season

It would not be a stretch of the imagination to say Max Feight was one of the most gifted athletes to ever play at Whitehall High School. One might also argue he may have had a chance to prove he was...

 

Fall Festival Hosting Pie Auction

A Pie Auction at the upcoming Whitehall Fall Festival will help give back to local non-profit organizations. Set for Saturday, October 24, pie makers can identify which non-profit they would like the...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    News    October 7, 2020

Department responds to Wednesday fire

The cause of a fire early Wednesday morning in Whitehall is currently under investigation. According to Assistant Chief Colton Howser, the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department was called out to a fire shortly after 3 a.m. at 4 W. Olive St. Howser...

 

Whitehall moves to 2-0 against rival Jefferson

The second verse was the same as the first for the Whitehall/Harrison High School football team. Playing against rival Jefferson High School for the second time in the first four games of the season,...

 

Whitehall picks up wins over Three Forks, Big Timber

It was an amazing week for the Whitehall High School volleyball team. Coming off a week where their lone match was cancelled due to a positive COVID case at Jefferson High School, the Lady Trojans...

 

Trojans, Panthers set for round 2

For the second time in under a month, the Whitehall/Harrison High School football team will square off against rival Jefferson High School. After having their non-conference seasons cancelled, the two teams decided to meet in their season opener on...

 

Mayor discusses importance of upcoming levy

During her monthly report at last week's Town Council meeting, Mayor Mary Janacaro Hensleigh discussed the importance of the November vote on a 30 mill levy increase to generate funding for law...

 

Chamber updating billboard

A billboard visible from both Interstate 90 and MT HWY 2 is getting a fresh look. The board for the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce recently voted to change the artwork on the billboard. Jefferson County Events Coordinator Bruce Binkowski is assisting...

 

Trojans prep for high-powered Tigers

The Whitehall/Harrison High School football team (1-1) will look to bounce back Friday when they travel to take on top-ranked Manhattan. Following a 31-13 homecoming loss to Townsend, Head Coach Dan L...

 

One Pedal At A Time: Hurd Raising Awareness For Suicide

Three years ago, Daniel Hurd readily admits he was in a dark time in his life. After being encouraged by a friend to start bicycling, Hurd has not stopped. In the past 2.5 years, he has journeyed... Full story

 

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