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Bunke serves as town’s interim attorney

        Prairie County Attorney Garry Bunke has been serving as the interim town attorney since the beginning of July. 

His post as town attorney will conclude once the town council selects between two candidates vying for the position. The council is expected to make a decision during their August meeting, Bunke said.
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Class of ‘73 gathers over Yippee!

 

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Interstate rollover results in minor injuries

  Prairie County Sheriff’s office, along with the Montana Highway Patrol and two ambulances responded to a single vehicle rollover Saturday morning west of Terry.

The accident occurred about 6:30 a.m. Saturday, July 27, in the west bound lane of Interstate 94 near the Prairie/Custer county line, according to Prairie County Sheriff Bill Klunder.
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Area crops battered by Saturday’s hailstorm

Photo Courtesy Vera Sackman

       A hailstorm, resulting in golf ball size hailstones, pummeled crops within the irrigation project east of Fallon Saturday evening. The National Weather Service of Glasgow issued tornado warnings for the July 20th storm. Although some area producers reported spotting funnel clouds, none touched down.

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Memories tour to highlight charm of Terry’s past

  New to this year’s Terry Yippee! townwide celebration is a Memories Tour that will highlight the founding of Terry’s downtown district from the 1900’s to 1920’s era.

The tour will begin at 2:15 p.m. Saturday, July 27 in front of the Kempton Hotel and will include a dozen more stops.
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Hound dog called in to find boy in cornfield

  A 6-year-old Terry boy was returned safely to his parents early Saturday evening after spending over three hours in a cornfield north of Terry.

A call came in to the Prairie County Sheriff’s office at about 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 20 requesting assistance in finding the boy, according to Undersheriff Greg Huber. A hound dog from the Miles City Police Department also assisted with the search, along with several volunteers.
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Pastor of Presbyterian and Hope Lutheran churches honored at retirement gathering

 

        Members and friends of Community Presbyterian Church, Terry,
and Hope Lutheran Church, Fallon,  hosted a picnic in the Fallon Park on Sunday, July 14, 2013, honoring the Rev. Leon Rathbun for his 15 years of pastoral service, and for both congregations' 25 years of  Shared Ministry together.    
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Storm’s cleanup brings out Fallon’s best

 
The Fallon community came together after last week’s storm, which uprooted
several trees and downed power lines, among other damages caused by wind
gusts of up to 100 miles per hour. Fallon saw the worst of the storm that hit the
area Monday, July 8, according to officials from the National Weather Service of Glasgow. But members of the Fallon community also say they witnessed the best

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Terry Yippee! plans underway

  The Prairie County Chamber of Commerce is preparing for the 32nd annual town-wide Terry Yippee! celebration, Saturday, July 27. 

The Yippee!’s day of events will kickoff Saturday with a traditional favorite  – the Terry Yippee! Run. Organized by the Terry High School Close-Up group, the run event will include 10k and 5k routes, as well as a kids run. Registration begins at 7 a.m. at the Stockman Bank parking lot.
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Kortum heads up youth basketball camp

  A youth basketball camp is being offered to students from elementary grades through high school. The three-day camp will be held Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, July 24, 25 and 26. The camp is spearheaded by Terry High School girls basketball coach Sharilyn Kortum.

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