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Bras for Cause event is Saturday

 With half a dozen decoratively created bras already donated and over a dozen more expected for the second annual Bras for Cause event in Terry, Piney Helmuth, who is one of a handful of organizers, is anticipating another fun and successful show. 

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Local artist featured

        Terry artist Elizabeth Smith is the featured artist for April at Dawson County Arts Unlimited/The Gallery in Glendive. 

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Write-in candidate and technology levy added to school’s May 8 election

        Kelly Hubbert has declared his intent to run as a write-in candidate for the trustee position at Terry Schools District #5. 

The deadline to file as a write-in candidate was Thursday, April 12.
In order to vote for a write-in candidate voters must write in the candidate’s name or affix a label on the ballot and mark the box by the name. If the box is not marked, the vote will not count.
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Rural Community Conference set for May 15-16 at MSU campus

  Montana State University Extension is hosting the fifth annual Rural Community Conference on the MSU-Bozeman campus May 15-16. The conference will focus on rural development topics and provide an opportunity for citizens, community leaders, nonprofit and governmental groups, and elected and appointed officials to connect with others dedicated to improvements for rural Montana. Scholarships are available to cover registration and lodging.

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Region’s economic group to host community meetings

  The Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation (EPEDC), serving Carter, Dawson, Fallon, Prairie, and Wibaux Counties, as well as their respective communities, is in the process of rewriting and updating its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) document.  

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Girls State delegate selected

        Terry High School junior student Lindsay Stickel has been selected as the Terry delegate for the 2012 American Legion Auxiliary Montana Girls State. 

The 2012 Montana Treasure Girls State will be held at the campus of Carroll College in Helena, June 2-8, 2012 The Girls State program provides high school juniors an opportunity to participate in hands-on citizenship training which includes participating in student created governmental bodies.
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Area endures unusually warm, dry conditions

By Kay Johnson

  With record high temperatures and zero precipitation, the month of March yielded unfriendly conditions for area producers. It may be a trend that continues, according to forecasters with the National Weather Service office out of Glasgow, as moving storm systems have continued to result in little to no moisture for the area. 

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Fire precautions given in light of recent fire responses

  As area volunteer fire crews have responded to several recent fires in the past few weeks, Sheriff Bill Klunder is offering fire safety reminders.

“Be cautious of the fuels that are out there and the dry conditions,” Klunder said Tuesday afternoon. Klunder also noted that red flag conditions should be monitored and followed, with controlled burns left to a minimum at those times.
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Trustee candidates to be decided at May 8th election

       Two candidates  have filed for the open Terry Public Schools trustee seat. They are Allyson Capps and Michael Sterchi. Incumbent Sherry Strasheim, who has held the seat for four 3-year terms, did not re-file.

The May 8 school trustee election will be held in conjunction with the hospital trustee election, where voters will choose between incumbent Charles Deisher and Michael Sterchi.
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Venue change approved in felony rape trial

        A felony rape trial involving a Fallon man originally scheduled to take place later this month at the Prairie County Courthouse has been moved to Dawson County. The trial date was pushed back to begin July 23, 2012, allowing the defendant’s counsel time to arrange interviews for the case, according to documents filed.

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