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.
Mancamps are located outside of Watford City, N.D. city limits and can be seen when entering the town. Photo Courtesy Lynn Strasheim
Prairie County Attorney Garry Bunke, who began his duties at the county office Nov. 1, said he has been working to acquaint himself. It’s a task made easier due to Bunke’s experience and his longtime Eastern Montana residency.
Judge JoDee Hess takes a critical look at the Physics team’s balloon.
Trains, needles and chemicals were just a few of the substances used to pop balloons during a Terry High School science competition. Five teams competed in demonstrating a 25-step Rube Goldberg Experiment, where students fashioned a series of transfer of energy occurrences.
From Prairie Action League
Among the several topics discussed at the November meeting of the Prairie Action League was the chili feed fundraiser that will be hosted by PAL Tuesday evening, Dec. 20. The free will offering chili feed will raise funds for the purchase of flannel sheets for Prairie Community Hospital residents.