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Savage over Bainville. A4 On Wednesday. Oct. 2, visit StrongPeople class, Commission on Aging (old armory building), , 2190 West Holly Street, Sidney. 12-1 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays. To learn more about the program, or get information on how to register, contact the MSU/Richland County Extension Office at 433— 1206. In the mood for some live music this week? Check out Rhythm and Ramble Quartet, MonDak Heritage Center, Thursday, Oct. 3, 7 pm. Tickets are adult, $50; senior, $45; students, $35. For additional concert information contact Candy Markwald 406- 488-4155, Jill Hill 406— 489-4304, or Leann Pelvit at 433-3500. Also on Thursday, Oct. 3, is Richland ,. County Health’ Department flu shot clinic, 10 am. —— 6 pm. October is‘here! Celebrate the month at the Dark Acres Haunted House, starting Friday, Oct. 4, 7:30-11 p.m., 5735 137th Avenue NW, Williston, 1 mile west of Love’s Truckstop. $15 per person. Ages 12 and up. For the weekend, grab your girlfriends and head up to the Ladies Day Out Fall Festival, Grand Williston Hotel Conference Center, Saturday, Oct. 5, 11 am. — 7 pm. Craft and vendor show, 21 and over only. INSIDE Around Town' A2 Classifieds A6-A8 Milestones A3 Sports A4-A5 IL 8828 l 5 D l lllllllli 21001I 7‘ 9 Le“ Rgfiiiiilds MARKET mmmm Shaps at Fox Run 404 N. Central Ave.. Sidney 406-h3312305 www.ReynoldsMai'ket.cnm Open Daily am to 10 pm HIGH LOW WHAT Do DO MOST THE FALLSEASON? football and, enjoy hunting.” ,Gabe Gonsioroski‘ I » ay footba; __and ‘ liketo huntf’jfi Hunter Watson Just being outside.” Alyssa Hill mun.“ football.” Ben Rowe ’1 uké to ‘wac Your weather. I 3* A1 2 I‘llwouldmli eto .1 harvest beets." I Jenny Norby Elks Lodge in Sidney undergoes renovations, expands offerings for customers BY AMY EFTA The Elks Lodge in Sidney has undergone many chang— , es in the last couple years, including a bit of a build- ing facelift and new restau- rant service operating out of the kitchen facility. Ryan Laqua, Elks head trustee, said the board knew it was time for some work. , “’Fhis ~star~ted~a «couple? Laqu-a said.‘ a! years ago, V “We started by remodeling BOYS AND GIRLS CB DONATION f i the inside. We painted the walls, all new flooring, new lighting, things like that. Once that was completed, we started the next phase which is the outdoor project going on now.” The outdoor area will see a whole new patio, including new concrete and a desig- nated smoking area. w‘a‘tltruwaaitime for aim-up- were getting dated. Also, it’s something for the com- munity. The Elks is a com- munity building. It hosts an- niversary parties, wedding receptions, safety meetings and various other things. The Elks is a good place for all that and we think it’s im- portant to keep it looking PHOTOS BY AMY EFTA/ nice and vibrant.” :'>1wn;7‘M08~,S‘S‘m0kin’ Grill has date,” Laqua. said. “Some. of things in the buildings See ELKS LODGE, Page 12 PHOTO BY AMY EFTA Making a donation of $4.1 11.20 from their fundraising art show are Shelly and Henri Haugen, back right. Joining the grandmother-granddaughter pair are Boys and Girls Club members, front from left, Zoey Winsky, Bryndi Stedman, Jason Parry, Liam Lucero, Gabriella Munoz, Jaida Garica,‘lsabella Greco' and Kenzie Koch. Back row: Alaina Olmstead, Nathan Nguewoun, Zoey Weiland, Rhyann Handford, Amya Musselwhite, Zoé Gilbert, April Winsky, Shelly Haugen and Henri Haugen. Colon cancer screening kits available at flu clinic Free at-home colon can- cer screeningtest kits will be available for those who 'are“ eligible ‘at the Mass Flu Shut Clinic on Oct. 3, from 10AM to 6PM at the‘ Richland, County Health Department. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in Montana . and the United States, and? which can be an early sign like the flu, colorectal can- cer is preventable. Colorec- tal cancers are those that Crews work on the outdoor patio at the Elk‘vaodge in Sidney, which is prepped for new concrete and a designated smoking area. Sidney Water Users bill passed out of committee Bill would help keep irrigation district in low-cost power group BY RENEE JEAN rjean@wi|| Sen. Steve Daines, who is a member of the US. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural'Resources, has been suc- cessful in passing an issue out of that committee to keep power costs for the Kinsey Irrigation and Sidney Water Users districts at an affordable rate. The two groups have been part of the‘Pick Sloan power group for going on eight decades, but in 2017 received a notice from the Bureau of Reclamation that the agency would not renew their contracts. . Jack Connor, an administrative offi- cer for the Bureau of Reclamation, said an audit determined that neither of the two programs had been eligible for Pick Sloan power. “The Sidney project was constructed by Montana in 1938 and financed by a loan and grant from the Federal Public Works Administration,” he said. “Back in those days, it sounded to me like Rec- lamation thought it met the conditions start in either the colon or the rectum, and may be de— tected early through regu- lar screening. w‘iThe ,free screening kit offeredon Oct. 3 is call a FIT test, or a fecalim- mune chemical test. This is a non-invasive, at-home screening kit that tests for hidden blood in the stool, of cancer. FIT does not re- quire any diet restrictions or preparation and can be completed in the comfort of your home. Clinic participants will be screened for eligibili- ty for the test kit. Partic- ipants who are between ages 50 and. 74, have not had a colonoScopy within the past 10 years, have not have a flexible sigmoidos- copy within the last five years, and have not had a FIT test within the last year will be offered the- See CANCER KIT;Page 12 See BILL, Page 12