All but two incumbents have re-filed in the seven county seats that are open for election this year.
Candyce Payne has been named the new Administrator for Prairie Community Hospital.
By Kay Hoffer
In a one-page letter to the Terry Tribune, fifth grade teacher Susan Tyler sheds light on events that took place prior to a letter of reprimand being placed in her teaching file.
The Prairie County Extension Service will host its annual MSU Extension Winter Series on Thursday, January 30th. The Winter Series offers an agenda to satisfy the interests of both men and women. Winter Series is made possible by sponsors Prairie County Chamber of Commerce and Stockman Bank.
Those interested in serving on the school board for Terry School District 5 will have the opportunity to file for two open seats. Currently the seats are held by trustees Elton Stickel and Scott Fredrickson.
By Kay Hoffer
After several parents voiced strong support for the school board and Terry Schools Superintendent Casey Klasna during Wednesday night’s special meeting, school trustees voted unanimously to move forward with arbitration.
Wrapping up in just over 30 minutes, the town council’s first meeting of the year covered routine topics like the possibility of purchasing new road closure signs, the need to amend the town budget due to increased expenditures in the solid waste department and Public Works Director James Schilling raising the possibility of the town buying a snow blower to help with snow removal efforts along streets.
2013 saw plenty of changes within Prairie County. Improvement projects included millings laid to several streets in Terry, a chamber of commerce sign placed along Spring Street attracting visitors to stop downtown and a new snowplow purchased for the county airport, funded largely through federal grants.
Prairie County Undersheriff Greg Huber resigned his post, effective Friday, January 3, 2014.
The Terry School Board’s decision to deny a request to remove a letter of reprimand from a teacher’s file has led to an appeal for arbitration by the Terry Teachers Association.