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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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Local couple involved in serious car accident

By Kay Braddock

        A local couple traveling in Neb., last week were involved in a serious car collision, resulting in the man’s death. Irvin and Marilyn Haidle, of Fallon, were initially transported to Jennie Melham Memorial Medical Center and then taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Neb., after their vehicle collided with a flatbed pickup outside of Callaway, Neb. The accident occurred shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28.

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Tips offered for opening weekend

From Bureau of Land Management

  The BLM Miles City Field Office would like to remind antelope hunters headed to the field this opening weekend to respect landowners, wildlife and other recreationists and to be mindful of travel and camping restrictions on BLM-administered lands.

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Supporters outnumber detractors at Tuesday’s pipeline meeting in Glendive

By Eric Killelea
Yellowstone Newspapers

  Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline outnumbered critics during a public meeting on the $7 billion project that would run crude oil from the Alberta tar sands down to refineries in the Gulf Coast.

On Tuesday, Dawson Community College was packed with 500 people, 117 of whom testified to officials from the U.S. Department of State.
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‘Afternoon Tea’ honors Cameron Gallery’s 20th

         Final preparations are being made for the Prairie County Museum and Cameron Gallery’s “Afternoon Tea.” The event is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 2 at the Gallery in Terry from 2 to 5 p.m. The Tea is being held to commemorate the original opening of the Evelyn Cameron Gallery and the completion of the transcription of Evelyn’s handwritten diaries.

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Council cites maintenance costs in 52 percent hike on garbage rates

  The Terry Town Council unanimously approved a 52 percent increase in garbage disposal rates for Terry residents and businesses at a special meeting last week.

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Roy Rogers Tavern celebrates 60th

 By Kay Braddock

 
Owners Clinton and Phyllis Mittlieder hosted a 60th anniversary celebration for the Roy Rogers Tavern Saturday evening. Drink and dinner plate specials were offered. Door prizes were handed out to customers throughout the evening as well.
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Title business continues local ownership

  Prairie Abstract and Title has a new owner. Sheryl Morast purchased the business from Dale Hubber, who moved to Portland, Ore. with his wife Joan to be closer to their two adult sons. Hubber, who had also served as the Town of Terry’s attorney and previously served as longtime Prairie County Attorney, owned Prairie Abstract and Title since 1993. 

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Poll

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