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Free will chili feed will benefit hospital

 From Prairie Action League

       Among the several topics discussed at the November meeting of the Prairie Action League was the chili feed fundraiser that will be hosted by PAL Tuesday evening, Dec. 20. The free will offering chili feed will raise funds for the purchase of flannel sheets for Prairie Community Hospital residents. 

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It’s a good time to be in the lodging business, Terry owners report

 By Kay Braddock

 
Local lodging businesses are enjoying increased capacity rates. Both the Diamond Motel and Kempton Hotel, each located along Terry’s main drag — Spring Street — and the Small Town RV Park report guest numbers have remained robust this year. 
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Sharing holiday tips

 From adding a touch of seasonal color to tabletops and kitchen curtains to reviewing the finer points on the healthfulness of cranberries, the annual Prairie County Homemakers Fall Potpourri offered a variety of seasonal tips in creating a festive setting. Cabin Creek homemaker Eileen Nielsen presented fall decorating ideas and food tips during this year’s annual homemaker affair, held earlier this month in the basement of the Presbyterian Community Church.

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Ordinance will undergo changes

Interium ordinance addressing temporary housing concerns likely to look much different

 By Kay Braddock

 
 
It’s out with the old and in with the new. 
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A precarious position

  Why enact zoning in Terry? That is one question several residents have asked town officials at recent public meetings. 

Town officials point to the precarious position the Terry Town Council finds itself when approving or disapproving permits regarding building construction projects or animals. 
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Research finds county can only plow private lanes on contract basis

From Prairie County Board of Commissioners

  Late this fall Prairie County had a public meeting to get input on the county’s road policy and especially on our snow plowing guidelines for the Prairie County Road Department. It was clear, without a doubt, that a significant majority attending wanted the “status quo” of plowing private lanes into residences free of charge and that this should continue until it was not economically feasible.

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Hunters can donate meat to state food bank

  The Montana Food Bank Network (MFBN) is asking the hunting community for help filling their freezer with meat this winter, due to the growing demand for emergency food. 

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Volunteers plan Thanksgiving meal

  Volunteers are gearing up for the popular community Thanksgiving dinner. Held at the Bolin multi-purpose room, the Thanksgiving community meal has proven popular since its inception six years ago. 

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Terry’s Terrific Tuesday holiday events are right around the corner

  With the town’s Christmas lighting already hung and some storefronts displaying their Christmas Wonderland Theme, it’s clear Terry is ready to welcome the holiday season. Chief among those are members of the Prairie County Chamber of Commerce who finalized their holiday promotional schedule during last week’s monthly meeting.

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New recycling bins behind Center offer collection options


Recycling bins placed earlier this month behind the Prairie Community Center collect newspaper, aluminum cans and plastics.

From Eastern Montana Industries

  Thanks to a Department of Environmental Quality grant, Eastern Montana Industries (EMI) has been able to expand recycling efforts in the Terry community. 

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