By Don Cogger
Miles City's chances of becoming the permanent home of the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame may have just ridden off into the sunset.
Eastern Montana Industries has been selected to participate in the Pepsi Refresh Project. The project promoted by EMI is for the development of a glass aggregate to sell to the public. The grant will cover the purchase of a glass pulverizer and the necessary operational equipment. This grant will be competing with over 300 other entities for one of ten $50,000 grants. Voting December 1 and goes through December 31, with the top ten projects awarded the grant.
This year’s 56 county Christmas trees are now not only on display in the Capitol.The project, which was started 7 years ago by Governor Brian Schweitzer and First Lady Nancy Schweitzer, showcases ornaments made by school children across the state.
From Terry Public Schools Music Dept.
The 2011 5-12th Grade Band and Choir Christmas Concert is Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 at 7:30pm in the Ray Frank Gymnasium. The concert will consist of 5th Grade Band, 6th Grade Band, Jr. High Band, Jr. High Choir, High School Band, and High School Choir, a French Horn solo, and a Bass Guitar solo.
By Kay Braddock
Prairie Community Hospital is responding to a flu epidemic that first struck the hospital’s staff and residents last week by closing off a portion of the hospital to guests and restricting the number of visits to the facility.
Children and adults admire the work of sugary artists who created gingerbread homes for a decorating contest sponsored by the Badlands Café. The houses can be seen from the north front window of the diner.
By Kay Braddock
The Governor’s Office of Community Service, in partnership with First Lady Nancy Schweitzer and the Montana Commission on Community Service, is accepting nominations for the 2012 ServeMontana Awards, ReadyMontana Awards and First Lady’s Math and Science Awards. Nominations are due December 21, 2011.
Five applicants of the 11 who applied for the Prairie County deputy treasurer position are being interviewed this week, according to county treasurer Jamie Smith.
A Fallon man charged with felony rape will enter a plea at an omnibus hearing scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m.
Here is the December 6, 2011 AAA Fuel Gauge Report comparing prices of Montana and two of its neighboring states.