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Reminders offered to hunters accessing public lands

  Hunters accessing BLM-administered lands this season are reminded to drive only on established roads and trails.  The BLM and Forest Service prohibit “cross-country” travel in order to reduce soil erosion, reduce the chances of wildfire ignition from hot exhaust systems, and reduce impacts to wildlife habitat and vegetation.

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Hitching a ride

By Kay Braddock

  Over 100 miles later this unfortunate hitchhiker is about to become unhitched. 

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Daring to grow tobacco

 By Kay Braddock

 
It came about as more of challenging a dare than anything else.
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County files complaint seeking public access to Scenic View Road

 By Kay Braddock

 
A 27-page legal brief filed by Prairie County last week in district court seeks a judgment declaring a 7-mile dirt road north of Terry a county road by virtue of prescriptive easement. Prairie County is also seeking a preliminary injunction from the court to remove a locked gate that is on the road. 
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Fallon church will host women’s coffee break event Oct. 3

  Fallon Evangelical Church at 3505 Stower Street in Fallon will host Coffee Break with Christian D.I.V.A.s complete with fellowship, giveaways, delicious coffee and a concert with some of the finest Christian singers from around the country at 7:00 p.m. on October 3, 2010. The event is sponsored by The Prairie County MOPS Group.

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Agri Industries lone bidder for BR machine shop

 By Kay Braddock

 
Commissioners of Buffalo Rapids District II reviewed a nearly $133,000 proposal from Agri Industries of Miles City to purchase the irrigation district’s machine shop. It was the only proposal that was received by the board. 
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Accident near Circle involves school bus, results in 3 fatalities

By Charles Denison

Yellowstone Newspapers
 
A head-on collision between a Ford Explorer Sport Trac SUV and a school bus killed all three involved Wednesday morning on Montana Highway 200, just west of Circle.
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Grazing district offers bus ride to attend BLM meeting in Malta

 By Kay Braddock

 
Officials from the Prairie County Grazing District are encouraging local residents to attend a September 16 meeting in Malta.
It’s a meeting that not only ranchers should attend, said Prairie County Grazing District secretary Sandra Brown. 
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Hospital crew cooks up fundraising idea

 By Kay Braddock

What started out as supply room chatter has turned into a cookbook fundraising effort that is being enthusiastically welcomed by community members.

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Valuing the bounty of the harvest

By Kay Braddock        

        Retirement years for Wes and Elza Plann haven’t been strictly designated to rocking chairs and lazy afternoon naps. 

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Poll

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