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Women’s health: Practitioner offers frank perspective

By Kay Braddock

  When Julia Barron, PA-C, begins talking about women’s health issues, it’s clear she believes in an honest and candid approach.

“I wish there was less of a stigma for GYN health,” Barron said, referring to women’s needs to maintain regular pelvic exams. 
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Chamber elects officers for new year

  During the December monthly meeting of the Prairie County Chamber of Commerce, officers were approved for 2012. Dale Galland will continue as the Chamber president, Larry Keltner will serve as vice president, and Laris Netzer will continue as secretary. Russell and Linda Schwartz will serve as treasurers.

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Faith, country’s financial woes led Terry man to seek Senate seat

By Kay Braddock

  It was a decision that’s been stirring awhile, said Prairie County farmer Dennis Teske when asked to describe his reasons for filing as a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate race. 

“It’s the last thing I thought I’d ever do,” said the 61-year-old farmer who filed last week.
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Array of topics covered at Winter Series


Chamber member Larry Keltner serves Dan Thomason a bowl of chili
during the Winter Series Thursday evening.

By Kay Braddock

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Community members, public invited to view county’s Pre-disaster Plan

        The Prairie County LEPC Group will be holding their first public hearing regarding the updated Pre-disaster Plan on February 6, 2012 at noon at the Prairie County Courthouse located at 217 West Park Street.  Pizza will be served at the hearing. Julie Jones of Single Tree Consulting will be conducting the public hearing regarding the plan.

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Man’s quest for details on Cameron described in Country magazine

        A three-page description of a man’s quest to discover more information about Evelyn Cameron photographs is detailed in the January issue of Country magazine.

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Fallon couple faces felony drug charges

        A domestic altercation called into law enforcement led to felony drug charges for a Fallon couple.
        According to charging documents, Jamie Lee McGrady faces a felony charge of criminal possession of a dangerous drug. Scott Faas has been charged with felony criminal possession of a dangerous drug, and felony possession with intent to distribute, along with a misdemeanor charge of possessing drug paraphernalia. 

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Commissioners will address pipeline

  Prairie County Board of Commissioners will be meeting with Keystone XL pipeline representatives and landowners at 1 p.m. during their regular meeting on Jan. 31. Members of the county land planning board will also be a part of the discussion along with Kent Liles, and TransCanada reps Bud Anderson and Dan Forbes, according to the board’s agenda.

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Miles City to host 20th annual Cowtown Beef Breeders Show

  The 20th Annual Cowtown Beef Breeders Show, Ag Trade Show, and Craft Expo will be sponsored by the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce.  

Pens containing 12 different breeds from 3 states and Canada, will be on display on Main Street in Miles City, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday February 3.  
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FSA provides list of upcoming farm program deadlines

  USDA Montana Farm Service Agency Acting State Executive Director Dick Deschamps wants to remind all Montana farmers and ranchers of important deadlines for several farm programs so they can contact their FSA county office and submit their paperwork before these deadlines pass.

Here's a list of important 2012 Montana FSA dates to remember:
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Poll

What centennial event will you attend on the Fourth of July?: