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Local business owners welcome holiday shoppers

  Local businesses greeted the upcoming holiday season with open houses on Saturday, Nov. 5, offering refreshments and special discounts to shoppers. 

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Tickets available for dirt bike raffle

  The Prairie County Motorcycle Association is kicking in to gear the holiday season by offering a dirt bike raffle. Tickets are $5 each and will be sold at local businesses and are available through any PCMA club member.

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Sites for Cowboy Hall of Fame narrowed to six locations

Terry not listed among remaining six


 From Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center

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Town council candidates introduce selves

  As Terry voters prepare to cast their ballot for Tuesday’s municipal election, candidates seeking a seat on the Terry Town Council recently provided a brief profile of themselves. Each candidate was asked to introduce themselves by sharing information about their family, schooling, work history, interest and participation in local organizations as well as why they chose to run.

 
Ward I (west of Logan Ave.)
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Council agrees to rework ordinance prohibiting multi-unit housing after large numbers speak out


Art Wolff was one of about 20 Terry residents who spoke during Thursday's meeting addressing the proposed ordinance that would have prohibitied any construction of multi-unit housing within a one-mile radius of Terry for the next six months.

 

New draft expected in weeks; same public viewing and hearing required

By Kay Braddock

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Town zoning project underway

  In its effort to implement zoning within Terry’s town limits the Terry Town Council has appointed a Zoning Commission and a Growth Planning Board. Those serving on the Zoning Commission are: Heather Carter, Charles Deisher and Elden Netzer. the 7-member Growth Planning Board includes: Tracey Feickert, Elden Netzer, Heather Carter, Charles Deisher, Clinton Rakes, Keith Olson and Elizabeth Smith. In order for the zoning regulations to be completed a town growth policy needs to be in place. 

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County attorney resigns, will stay at town post, for now

By Kay Braddock

  Prairie County Attorney Rebecca Convery has stepped down from her position as county attorney, but said she will remain at her post as the Town of Terry’s attorney, for now.

“So long as I’m in the area, I will work for the town,” Convery said Monday morning. 
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Fallon Fire receives $10k from TransCanada

  TransCanada Keystone Pipeline recently gave a $10,000 check to the Fallon Rural Fire Department. 

The donated money will be used for building repairs and upgrades to the Fallon fire facility. Improvements to the building will include installing heating, adding siding and insulation and making repairs to existing garage doors, according to volunteer fireman Jack Runner. 
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Council to consider 6-month moratorium on building multi-unit housing

Some business owners say fear of ‘man camps’ is driving force behind moratorium

By Kay Braddock

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County residents comment on snowplow policy plan

 By Kay Braddock

 
 
If it’s not broke, don’t fix it. That appeared to be the message rural residents shared with county officials during a Monday evening meeting addressing a proposed snow removal policy change that would require county residents to pay for any future lane-plowing service.
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