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BLM to hold Management Plan meeting in Terry May 8

  The BLM will hold a public meeting to discuss the Miles City Field Office Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement in Terry May 8.

The meeting will be in an open house format and held at the Terry Elementary School cafeteria from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 
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Millings laid on some Terry streets

 
Crews from Prince Inc. began laying millings on at least three Terry streets
last week, including portions of Laundre, Bowen and Park. The millings come
from an I-94 resurfacing project taking place east of Terry. A similar project of
this kind took place in May, 2009 when the Town of Terry contracted with the construction company to haul and lay the old millings from an interstate project

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Local rancher: Time is now to speak up on BLM plan


Lon Reukauf holds up the four volumes of the BLM RMP and his personal
notebook used to keep records. Reukauf, who serves on several county boards, including the Prairie County Land Planning Board, has been the sole county representative working with the BLM on the project. He is encouraging all
county residents to find out more about the proposed changes to the management
of federal lands and to comment on them.

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Museum & Gallery tours hope to inspire sharing of memories

  The Prairie County Museum & Gallery is hosting two "Museum & Gallery story hours" on Sunday April 28 and Sunday May 5 from 2-3 p.m.  

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Book highlights history of area and local family’s ranching roots

 
Lance Kalfell and Michael Bugenstein began working on “Since the Days
of the Buffalo: A History of Eastern Montana and the Kalfell Ranch” in 2009. 

By Kay Johnson

 
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BLM releases draft management plan for public review

  The Bureau of Land Management has released its Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/EIS) describing different alternatives for managing public lands within the Miles City Field Office.  This action kicks off a 90-day public comment period for interested publics to submit comments to the BLM. 

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Drama instructor honored

 
At the conclusion of Saturday’s performance of “Are You New Here?” by
the Young Thespians Drama Club, fourth grade teacher Tammi Prete was
recognized for her efforts in establishing the student club during the 2012-13
school year. Superintendent Casey Klasna, with the help of several student
actors, presented Prete with a dozen roses. Other instructors recognized for

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Reporter visits Terry for radio show featuring county’s early history

  “S-a-a-a-d movies always make me cry”. Those lyrics, sung by Sue Thompson in a number one song from the late 50’s, reminds me of some tales being told about Terry and Prairie County’s history.  But if you come looking for sad stories, you picked the wrong place as residents of this sparsely populated county in Montana have more optimism than ever after suffering the boom and bust cycles in dry land farming, cattle ranching and oil for the last hundred or so years.

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Fallon postmaster retires

 
Fallon Postmaster Jo Ausk was honored at a retirement open house on Thursday, March 28 at the Fallon Post Office. Ausk was an employee of the United States Postal Service for 32 years. She began her career at the Terry Post Office and served as Fallon Postmaster for 27 years.

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Terry’s FCCLA performs well at state

FCCLA members pictured above are: (l to r back row) Katelynn Mendenhall, Lindsay Stickel, Deanna Loomis, Katie Ferguson, Layna Grue, Caty Morrison, Lexie Schlosser, Anna Fredrickson; (front row) Zak Gierke, Trevin Schroeber, Lane Stickel and Quinten Jackson.

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