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Celebrating Terry Schools 100th year of graduating classes will highlight Yippee!

        The 2012 Terry Yippee! town-wide annual festivity will include a celebration honoring Terry Public Schools’ 100th year of graduating students. Terry Yippee!, held the last Saturday in July, will be marking its 31st year July 28. 

Organizers are encouraging visitors interested in attending Yippee! weekend to make hotel reservations early. 
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Town of Terry website now online

       The Town of Terry’s website has been up and running since the second week in March, according to Town Clerk Lynn Strasheim, who created the site shortly after viewing an online webinar that explained how to build one. 

Tab items on the website include minutes and agenda items from town meetings, zoning commission and growth planning board information and a Murn Park tab, as well as links to other local websites. 
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Local Bras for Cause event planned

         It’s time again for the 2012 “Bras for Cause” event on April 21st at the American Legion. Individuals, groups, and businesses can use their creativity and decorate a bra in any theme for the event. There is no fee to enter a bra in the event. Decorated bras need to be dropped off by April 19th to Toni Kalfell at the Clerk and Recorder office. 

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Man loses leg in Forsyth train mishap

 By Elaine Forman

Yellowstone Newspapers
 
A man lost a portion of his right leg after he crawled under a BNSF train on the railroad tracks in Forsyth just after 2 a.m. Sunday. The train was believed to be stationary when the man went to crawl under it, but it soon began to move.
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Energy Summit addresses boom’s good, bad and ugly

 By Don Cogger
Yellowstone Newspapers

 
 
The first day of last week’s Miles City Community College Energy Summit was an informative one, highlighted by a presentation by Gov. Brian Schweitzer, among others, discussing the current energy boom in eastern Montana.
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Quilters embrace pillowcase project


Each quilter holds up one of their many completed pillowcases. They are:
back row, from left: Jane Wolff, Shelby Sterchi, Sheila Smith, Vickie Breen,
Rita Teske, Patty Trask, Joanne Roos; front row: Jan Keltner, Norma Grist,
Janet Loomis and Yvonne Moos.

By Kay Braddock 

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County seats will remain uncontested

         All three incumbents currently holding county seats have filed  for re-election, with no other candidates opposing their bids.

The June 5 primary ballot will include incumbents Toni Kalfell for Clerk and Recorder/Clerk of Court, Garry Bunke for Prairie County Attorney and Todd Devlin for Prairie County Commissioner District 3.
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Chamber’s agenda items include 100-year school anniversary plans

  Members of the Prairie County Chamber of Commerce will meet Wednesday, March 14 at noon at the Stockman Bank Community Room. 

Agenda items will include: 
• A breakdown of costs for the chamber signs with Kempton Hotel
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Man charged with negligent homicide in 2011 Rosebud County car crash

By Marla Prell
Yellowstone Newspapers

  The sole survivor of a car accident in Rosebud County that claimed the lives of three local men last year has been charged with three counts of negligent homicide.

Rosebud County Attorney Michael Hayworth filed felony charges Wednesday in Rosebud County Justice Court against Matthew Scott Bustle, 25.
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MCC to host region energy summit

        Miles Community College is hosting an Energy Summit on Thursday, March 15-16 titled “Solutions for Eastern, MT.”  The summit will be on the MCC campus and includes discussion on topics such as community change, economic forecast, legislation, workforce training, and industry impacts. 

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