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Retirement party given

 

        Mary Larimore and Ann Johnson were honored last week for their years of service facilitating the needs of the community’s elderly. Johnson has served as the Prairie Community Center’s director for 11 years, while Larimore has worked in the county homemaker capacity since about 1990. 
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Commission receiving applications for sheriff

  Prairie County Board of County Commissioners is accepting applications for the county sheriff seat, after the recent announcement that Sheriff Bill Klunder will be resigning his post at the end of the month. 

The board will be addressing the issue at their next meeting, scheduled for Monday, Sept. 30, according to commissioner Todd Devlin.
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Hospital hires Schott as foundation director

             Jessica Schott has been hired as the new Prairie County Clinic Manager and Prairie Community Hospital Foundation Director, replacing outgoing manager and director Cody Barnhart. 

    Schott, who moved to Terry with her husband Charlie in August, 2010 from Miles City, said she’s looking forward to learning the various aspects of her new role.
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Powell hired as CEO of Glendive Medical

  Prairie Community Hospital administrator Parker Powell was selected from a pool of over 30 applicants to serve as chief executive officer for Glendive Medical Center.
        Powell has filled in as interim CEO for GMC since March, after the departure of former GMC CEO Scott Duke. 

Powell was first hired in 2009 as administrator for PCH. 
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An experience to remember: Grandson accompanies WW II vet Dave Covert on Honor Flight


Lyle Onstad stands with his grandfather Dave Covert at the Montana
pillar of the World War II Memorial. 

By Kay Johnson 

 
It was a trip worth taking.
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Overlay project proposed for a section of I-94 west of Terry

  The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to overlay about 8.7 miles of Highway I-94 East.  The project is located west of Terry, in Prairie County. The project begins at the east of the Powder River Bridge, at reference marker 169.4 and extends east for 8.7 miles ending east of Terry at reference marker 178.1.

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Agenda set for Sept. 12 town meeting

  Terry Town Council will meet Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Terry Town Hall for their regular monthly meeting. Among the regular business to be attended to the following items will also be addressed:

  • Committee Reports — Swimming Pool
  • Town Hall/Fire Hall
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Survivors celebrated at Fallon Harvest Festival


Natasha Fredrickson hands out plastic firemen hats to children gathered
along Fallon’s main street during the afternoon parade.

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Gala plans move forward as construction work continues


The old Rialto Theatre, built in 1915, continues to undergo changes that
will transform it into the Evelyn Cameron Center. Recent construction has
included work on the building’s main room and foyer. Fundraising efforts by
the Evelyn Cameron Heritage Inc., will benefit the project.

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Covert leaves Sunday for Honor Flight

  World War II Veteran Dave Covert will be leaving Sunday from Billings Logan International Airport to take part in the Montana Big Sky Honor Flight. He will be accompanied for the two-day visit to Washington D.C. by grandson Lyle Onstad of Great Falls.

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