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Public hearings on roads begin

By Kay Braddock

  With 75 percent of the requested road easements signed by landowners and turned into the Prairie County Board of Commission declaring public access on those roads, county officials say they are now taking the process one step further. 

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Judge orders pre-trial mediation on Scenic View

 By Kay Braddock

 
Prairie County officials will take part in a court ordered mediation later this week, in an attempt to bring resolution to a three-year dispute over public access on Scenic View Road, according to Prairie County Attorney Becky Convery.
The pre-trial mediation, ordered by District Court Judge Richard Simonton, will take place Friday, March 4 in Billings. 
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Snow removal stretches road budget

By Kay Braddock

  Whether you’re traveling on them or maintaining them, everyone can agree it’s been a tough season for roads. 

And looking at local road finances, it’s easy to see county and town road crews aren’t the only ones feeling stretched thin – so are their department’s budgets.
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Republicans decry media coverage, say focus remains on economy


State representative Eric Moore, R-Miles City, talks with Prairie County constituents shortly after offering his take on the 2011 legislative session at the Prairie County Republican Luncheon.

 By Kay Braddock

 
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Prairie County Health Fair will offer tests and vendors March 10

From Prairie County Health Department     

        The 25th annual Prairie County Health Fair will be held on March 10 at the Terry High School gym.  

“We changed the site to the gym this year because we will have over 20 vendors offering health information to attendees” Joan Hubber said, Prairie County health nurse.   
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School begins search for new shop teacher

By Kay Braddock 

 
 
With the open junior high and high school shop teaching position posted on two Web sites since February 9, the Terry School District is hoping to fill the spot before the end of the school year, according to Terry Schools Superintendent Casey Klasna. 
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Hospital foundation nears room upgrade goal

By Kay Braddock

  Less than a year after beginning the rooms’ upgrade project at the Prairie Community Hospital, the hospital foundation has raised nearly 70 percent of the needed funds to complete the renovation.

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Road closure bill tabled

By Kay Braddock

        A bill that would have required landowners to give notice to local governing bodies before installing a barrier on a road died in committee last week. HB 290, sponsored by Rep. Jon Sesso, D-Butte, drew in over a dozen testimonies for each side supporting and opposing the measure.

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Making music at festival

By Kay Braddock 

 
 
 
The Terry Schools Junior High Choir was among the dozen musical entries from the school earning superior ratings at the Middle School Music Festival in Sidney.
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