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2015 Chamber Membership Drive

 

The Prairie County Chamber of Commerce (PCCC) is accepting Retail and Associate membership renewals at this time, as well as seeking new membership enrollment.
 

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Exploding targets? Not here. BLM Fire Prevention Order posted at shooting range

The use of exploding targets is increasingly popular among sportsman, being sold at many local retailers throughout the area. Since these targets are explosive, there are certain precautions that must be followed in order to use them safely. There are also certain legal concerns that must be addressed when dealing with explosive targets.

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District 4C Basketball tourney action - Terriers basketball season comes to an end

​Wednesday morning, the number 8 seeded Lady Terriers took on the number 1 ranked Broadus Hawks to start off the District Tournament. ​The first half looked good with the Terriers keeping it close for a halftime score of 14-24. Broadus’ shooting and Terry’s lack of in the second half, along with Terry’s many turnovers led to a final score of 16-54. The Broadus Hawks moved on to play the semi-final game against Melstone. The Lady Terriers went on to play the Northern Cheyenne Eagles in loser out action on Thursday.

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TMS MATHCOUNTS team advances to state

The Terry Middle School MATHCOUNTS  team took home the silver at the 2015 Eastern Montana MATHCOUNTS meet held at Dawson Community College in Glendive last week. With only the top two teams advancing to state, Terry will join the first place winner, Glendive Washington Middle School, at the state competition being held in Butte on March 20th.

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Terry teachers recognized for their exceptional service and dedication

During the Montana Council for Exceptional Children (MCEC) Conference held in Bozeman, MT during February 4-6, 2015, regional winners from throughout the state were recognized in various categories at the CSPD luncheon on Thursday, February 6, 2015 at the Gran Tree Inn. Terry Public Schools had award recipients in two categories, and these individuals traveled to Bozeman to receive recognition for their dedication and service to our students and school district. 

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This year Prairie County Montana celebrates its 100 year milestone...

This year  Prairie County Montana celebrates its 100 year milestone. As more people settled in the area now comprising Prairie County, unrest grew when people thought that the Custer County Commissioners were spending all of the people’s tax money in and around Miles City. They envisioned a new county that would be responsive to better roads and schools. They wanted taxation with representation and the administration of county affairs closer to home, rather then several miles away. 

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Sunday on-ice recovery operations

Oil recovery workers from Swat Consulting recover oil from the ice on the Yellowstone River near Glendive.  Workers recovered about 10 barrels of oily/water mixture Sunday, of which 50% is estimated to be oil.

A sonar survey of the Poplar Pipeline where it crosses the Yellowstone River near Glendive, MT shows that the pipeline is exposed on the river bed for approximately 50 feet near the site of the breach. At one point, the bottom of the river bed is about one foot (1 ft) below the pipeline.

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NRCS Sage Grouse Initiative among topics at Thursday’s MSU Winter Series

Among the topics covered at the MSU Extension Winter Series on Thursday in Terry, was the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) Sage Grouse Initiative.

Brad Sauer, Range/Wildlife Conservationist hired by the Montana Association of Conservation Districts gave an update to dinner attendees on the NRCS Sage Grouse Initiative.

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Helmuth Appointed as new Clerk & Recorder

Piney Helmuth, who has been serving as Prairie County’s Deputy Clerk since Nov. of 1997, was appointed on Dec. 31, 2014, as the new Prairie County Clerk & Record following Toni Kalfell’s retirement at the end of the year. Kalfell served as Clerk & Recorder for 7 years, but had a 25 year career with the Prairie County courthouse. 

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MSU Extension Winter Series to be held Jan. 15 in Terry

Series offers an agenda to satisfy the interests of both men and women

The Prairie County Extension Service will host its annual MSU Extension Winter Series on Thursday, January 15th.  The Winter Series offers an agenda to satisfy the interests of both men and women.  Winter Series is made possible by sponsors Prairie County Chamber of Commerce and Stockman Bank.

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Did you know Prairie County is 100 years old this year?: