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Fallon postal customers see changes

 

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Fallon Harvest Festival is Sunday

  The Fallon Harvest Festival will be Sunday, September 1. 

The day’s activities will begin at 9 a.m. with the Ranch Horse Cutting Contest. This year’s parade theme is “Survivors” and will start at 1 p.m. Individuals, groups and businesses are encouraged to put a float together. Line up begins at 12:30 p.m.
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West Nile advisory for equine owners issued

      Animal health officials with the Montana Department of Livestock are advising equine owners in parts of the state to be on the lookout for West Nile virus after positive mosquitoes were found in eight counties last week.

     Positive mosquitoes were found in Cascade, Blaine, Hill, Lewis & Clark, Prairie, Sheridan, Phillips and Teton Counties.
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A friendly wink to the ‘Fall Fun 4 All’

 
A hay bale located near the corner of Highway 253 and Old Highway 10  
greets those passing by announcing the upcoming Prairie Community Hospital Foundation’s annual fundraising event. It was decorated by volunteers this past

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Counting down to first day


New first grade teacher Rita Pehl places the dates on her classroom
calendar. She is one of the elementary teachers working in the past few
weeks getting classrooms ready for the Aug. 26 start date of school. 

       Activity at Terry Schools has increased in the past several weeks as teachers and staff began their preparations for the start of a new school year. Classes will begin on Monday, August 26.

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$5,000 pledge kicks off improvement campaign for Evelyn Cameron Center

  Evelyn Cameron Heritage Inc., received a boost to their efforts with the recent announcement that Stockman Bank will pledge up to $5,000 to launch the Evelyn Cameron Heritage Capital Improvement Campaign. Funds raised will help with the foyer renovations inside the Evelyn Cameron Center. 

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‘Fall Fun 4 All’ event planned

  The Prairie Community Hospital Foundation's third annual Fall Fun for All event will be held at the Prairie County Fairgrounds Saturday, September 7. Dinner and activities will begin at 4 p.m. or shortly after the Terriers’ home football game.  

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Town receives grants for sewer improvement project

  The Town of Terry recently received two grants totaling $20,000 to help the town plan on how to improve its sewer system.  The first grant was announced August 8 and came from the state’s Department of Commerce as part of the 2015 Biennium Treasure State Endowment Program (TSEP) planning funds. The second grant of $5,000 is from the Department of Natural Resource and Conservation, according to Town Clerk Lynn Strasheim.

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Finding a good read: Retired hair stylist opens bookstore

Backroom Treasures Bookstore owner Irene Gumm stands behind the
counter of her new enterprise. Hanging up her scissors for books, Gumm,
who has been styling hair for the past 30 years, is enjoying this new chapter. 
 

       After 30 years in the hair styling business Irene Gumm says she’s ready to share another passion she enjoys — books. 

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Fallon Village Council discusses incorporation, annual festival, among other items

  The Fallon Village Council met August 6 at 7 p.m. at the Fallon Coffee Shop.  

The council is now incorporated as a non-profit organization so a Board of Directors was elected. They are:  Elton Stickel, Gary Huber, Carleen Gaub, Cindy Thornton, and Delite Dukart.  
The group is pursueing a 501C3 status.  
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Poll

Will you be donating to the "Save Our Pool" fundraiser?: