The Prairie County Sheriff’s office will no longer perform brand inspections for area ranchers, according to interim Sheriff Greg Huber. The decision, made on the heels of the departure of former Sheriff Bill Klunder, who is one of three state licensed brand inspectors in the county, was decided by the Prairie County Board of Commissioners at their regular meeting September 30.
Eileen Nielsen was awarded a Tribute to Volunteer Excellence Award at the Montana State 4-H Leadership Forum in Miles City on September 28th. The Montana Tribute to Volunteer Excellence Award program honors outstanding 4-H volunteer leaders in our state. The award is based on a volunteer’s contribution and impact that helps motivate and encourage others.
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.
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.
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.
Lyle Onstad stands with his grandfather Dave Covert at the Montana
pillar of the World War II Memorial.
By Kay Johnson
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.
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
Natasha Fredrickson hands out plastic firemen hats to children gathered
along Fallon’s main street during the afternoon parade.