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New BLM district manager reports to Miles City


Diane Friez is the new BLM Eastern Montana – Dakotas District Manager, reporting to Miles City May 7. Friez replaces recently retired former District Manager Elaine Raper. The EMDD manages more than 3 million acres of public land and over 18 million acres of subsurface estate.

From the BLM

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... bring May flowers

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Local task force works to create tourism heritage plan for area


A task force committee recently met to help create a heritage tourism plan for Prairie County. Pictured clockwise from left around the table are: Elizabeth Smith, Glenda Ueland, Mayor Ron Kiosse, Lynn Strasheim, Dale Galland and Cindy Henderson from Cynroc.                          

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Prairie County Museum and Cameron Gallery preparing for summer season

 From Prairie County Museum

         Preparations for the 2012 summer season are well under way at the Prairie County Museum and Evelyn Cameron Gallery. 

Each spring volunteers and area service groups come together to help prepare the Museum and Gallery for its opening over Memorial Day weekend. 
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A ‘knock out’ auction

        With five playfully modest male models, the second annual Bras for
Cause event in Terry helped raise over $4,500 for the American Cancer
Society during Saturday evening’s benefit auction. Minor expenses will
be taken from that total, explained organizer Toni Kalfell, who was one of
about five ladies spearheading this year’s event. Calling it a very successful
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Trustee candidates share profiles

  Candidates running for a 3-year trustee seat at the May 8 election for the Prairie County Hospital District and the Terry School District were asked to submit responses to the Tribune’s brief survey. Their responses appear below as submitted, with minor, if any edits made.  

 
Prairie County Hospital District
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Suggestions offered to wheat producers in spring nitrogen fertilizer decisions

From MSU News Service

  With longer and warmer days, wheat seeding and fertilizing has begun across the state. Using the right fertilizer source, rate, timing and placement is important for optimal production. Montana State University Extension offers suggestions to help guide wheat producers in spring nitrogen fertilizing decisions.

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Progam will assist with grasshopper treatment

  USDA APHIS PPQ has a cost-share program available to help ranchers treat rangeland grasshopper infestations this summer. Shayne Galford from USDA APHIS PPQ is requesting information from ranchers that are worried about grasshopper populations this summer and may be interested in treatment.

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Local man uses flyers in anti-zoning campaign


Dennis Haughian holds up several flyers he has mailed out to Terry residents in recent weeks to promote his anti-zoning message. The Terry Town Council recently formed a Town Planning Board and Zoning Commission to enact zoning regulations in response to impacts being felt by area communities by the oil boom occurring along the eastern Montana and western North Dakota border.

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Despite rumors, horse racing is on for Mother’s Day and Bucking Horse Sale weekend

By Amorette Allison
Yellowstone Newspapers

  Horse racing fans can relax. There will be horse racing in Montana this year, in spite of rumors to the contrary. Miles City will hold races on Mother’s Day, May 13, and during Saturday and Sunday during the Bucking Horse Sale on May 19 and 20.

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Poll

How would you feel about a four-day school week in Terry?: