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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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Friday’s luncheon and bake sale kicks off pre-Valentine events

  Terry’s February calendar is chucked full of events that begin with Friday’s luncheon and bake sale organized by Prairie County homemaker clubs.  

The annual event, held at the Prairie Community Center, will include baked goods to be sold from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. and a luncheon that will be served at 11 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the Fallon Fire District.
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County commissioners weigh in on proposed road bill

 By Kay Braddock

 
 
State lawmakers will listen to testimony this week on a proposed bill that would require landowners to seek permission before installing a gate, sign, fence or other barrier on a road. The hearing on House Bill 290, sponsored by Rep. Jon Sesso, D-Butte, is scheduled to go before the transportation committee on Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 3 p.m.
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Teaching to give ... one penny at a time

First grader Rachel Ehinger drops a penny in the Pennies for Peace jar during a presentation given by Terry High School senior English students.  

By Kay Braddock

 
 
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4-H exchange rep to talk in Terry

  Matt Hartman, an International 4-H Youth Exchange (IFYE) delegate, will be giving two presentations in the Terry High School study hall room on February 2 at 1 and 2 p.m. 

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Poll

Are Yippee weekend and the Prairie County Fair too close together?: