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Trauma care tactics learned

 
The Trauma Team sponsored by the Eastern Regional Trauma Advisory
Committee conducted an afternoon class for the staff at Prairie Community
Hospital on Tuesday, June 25. This program assists communities in developing
an organized, preplanned response to the trauma patient and also provides
information about what’s new in trauma resuscitation and emergency preparedness.

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Rosebud county attorney selected as judge for district sixteen

By Chaun Scott
Yellowstone Newspapers

  Governor Steve Bullock announced Wednesday that Michael Bradley Hayworth of Forsyth, has been appointed as the new District Court Judge of the Montana Sixteenth Judicial District.  

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Town attorney resigns

 After receiving a resignation letter from Town of Terry Attorney Rebecca Convery during last week’s regular Town Council meeting, the council will be meeting this week to discuss hiring a replacement. A special meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, June 20 at 7 p.m. 

In Convery’s resignation letter to the council, she offered to continue her work through August, but gave her notice effective the end of June. 
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Students gather items for rummage sale

 
Terry High School senior Mikayla Ridenhower accepts a donation from
Lucy Schultz for the THS Close-up rummage sale set to take place Saturday,
June 22 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.on the black top at Terry Schools. A lunch will also be
offered by THS Close-up students, who are coordinating the events as a fundraising effort for their trip to Washington D.C.

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Reeling ‘em in — Fishing Day held in Terry

         

        The Prairie County Sportsman Association provided a day of fishing fun for the fifth year in a row Saturday June 5. 

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Churches prepare summer VBS programs

  The summer Vacation Bible School schedule has already kicked into action with the Presbyterian Church and Fallon Evangelical Church hosting their VBS programs this month. Opportunities for children to attend VBS will be available through July.

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Filings for council seats slowly coming in as deadline nears

  Of the four council positions up for election this year, only two incumbents have refiled to serve so far. The filing deadline is Thursday, June 27 at 5 p.m., at the Clerk and Recorder’s office of the Prairie County Courthouse. The two incumbents who have filed for re-election are Rolane Christofferson, Ward II council person and Clinton Rakes, Ward I council person.

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Concerns on zoning, attorney position to be discussed at council meeting

By Kay Johnson

  Zoning regulations are on tap to be addressed at Thursday’s regular town council meeting — along with the town attorney position and adopting a truck route ordinance. These topics have highlighted recent meetings as well.

 
Zoning commission meeting held June 6
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Range tour on tap for June 25

  The Prairie County Extension Office has teamed with a committee of livestock producers and the Prairie County Grazing District to plan a range tour planned especially for Prairie County producers featuring Fort Keogh researchers on June 25th. This year the tour will take place at Fort Keogh, beginning with classroom sessions in the morning at the research station and conclude with a range tour at Fort Keogh in the afternoon.

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And the rains came

        The results of heavy rainfall could be seen  throughout the county last week with streets brimming with water and area creeks and ditches running full. 

The Mildred area had 7.06 inches of rain through the month of May, according to Diane Ehman. Already June moisture for Mildred has added up to 1.15 inches. 
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