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Terry Zoning Commission takes shape

  A Terry Zoning Commission was formed recently and met for the first time last week, Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. at Terry Town Hall.

The three-member commission includes Heather Carter, Elden Netzer and Charles Deisher.
Terry Zoning Commission will be addressing zoning and land planning concerns in Terry. 
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Park bathrooms closed due to vandalism

  Recent vandalism that occurred at a building housing the Murn Park bathrooms and storage room has led town officials to close the Murn Park bathrooms until next spring. 

  The incident occurred sometime between Friday evening and Tuesday morning, said maintenance supervisor, Art Tyler, who pointed out this isn’t the first time the women’s bathroom has been strewn with toilet paper.
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Blue tongue disease reported in region’s white-tailed deer

From Montana FWP

  Reports from a few Montana locations indicate EHD has surfaced in the resident white-tailed deer populations. Reports of EHD deaths have come from Billings, in the Glendive area along the Yellowstone River and east of Roundup on the Musselshell River. Locally dead deer have been found along the Tongue River above 12 Mile Dam Fishing Access Site and in the Kinsey area. 

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Weekend Wilderness Walks include tour of badlands and Ekalaka’s Chalk Buttes

 From Montana Wilderness Association

Montana Wilderness Association summer “Wilderness Walks” program, is winding down, but there are still two great opportunities to get out and explore two of Eastern Montana’s more unique prairie wildlands. 

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Hospital group plans fall fundraiser event, Sept. 24

 

       The Prairie Community Hospital Foundation is planning a “Fall Fun 4 All” fundraising event Saturday, Sept 24 at the Prairie County Fairgrounds. The two-hour affair will begin immediately following the Terrier home football game.

“It will be fun for everybody,” said Kathy Galland, PCHF member, who is helping organize the event.
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Legacy remembered: Grandson shares recollections of latest Legacy Award recipient “Montana Bill”


Montana Bill Roberts was selected as the recepient of the 2011 Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame Legacy Award for District 2, which includes Dawson, Garfield, McCone, Prairie, Richland and Wibaux counties. His name was submitted by grandson Mike Correll, who was inspired by his grandad’s cowboy stories.


By Kay Braddock

 “Hoping I may ever remain contended, happy and free.” 

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Write-in candidates added for open council seats

  Two write-in candidates have added their names to the open Terry Town Council seats. They are Fred Rambur of Ward I and Kathy Hickman of Ward II. 

Terry’s Ward I includes those living on the west side of Logan Ave. while Ward II includes residents on the east side of Logan Ave.
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For the love of beagles


It's beagle mania as 9-year-old Wesley Braddock attempts to handle rambunctious beagle puppies during a recent reunion of the five beagles adopted by Terry residents. The puppies, pictured from left, are Cash, Cinder, Buster and Oliver. Chloe is not pictured.

 By Kay Braddock

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Breaking records - Popularity of Fallon Harvest Festival continues

  Sunday’s Fallon Harvest Festival was a success, according to organizers who said more ticket and menu items were bought this year than in recent years. Over 550 people were served lunch menu items and over 300 attended supper, according to organizer Delite Dukart, noting the record-breaking turnout.

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Terry student to perform at national FFA

  McKensie Keller of the Nelson Agriculture Academy online FFA Chapter has been selected to play French Horn in the National FFA Band, October 19 through October 22, 2011. Keller submitted an audition tape and was one of 80 FFA members selected to help bring full instrumental balance to the band.

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