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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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Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-29

From FCCLA
Terry Public Schools

  The community is invited to help celebrate Red Ribbon Week and take a visible stand towards a drug free community. Community members are invited to wear red on Wednesday, October 26 along with the students at Terry Public Schools. FCCLA is sponsoring a door decorating contest for all the classes at Terry Public Schools. Each first hour class is invited to decorate their door with an anti-drug or positive character slogan.

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Weather service offers winter safety reminders

From National Weather Service

  In recognition of Winter Weather Awareness Week the The National Weather Service (NWS) offices in Montana are offering winter reminders to help prepare for the upcoming season. 

You should take steps to prepare for winter storms before they strike instead of waiting until the storm arrives. Use the guidelines below to help you get started.
 
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Group asks, “Why not Terry?”

Committee of town officials and chamber members submit proposal for Cowboy Hall of Fame 

 By Kay Braddock

 
Terry is one of 10 communities under consideration of becoming the permanent host for the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center. 
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School activities raise drug-free awareness

        Terry School students are taking part in the 6th annual Red Ribbon Month celebration, honoring a drug-free lifestyle. This year’s theme, “A Drug Free Life Rocks,” is being presented through workbooks and dress-themed days throughout the month of October for students in grades first through sixth. 

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Poll

Are Yippee weekend and the Prairie County Fair too close together?: