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Chamber elects officers

  Incumbent officers for the Prairie County Chamber of Commerce were elected to remain in their positions for 2011, during the Dec. 8 meeting. Officers are: Dale Galland, president; Inger Koppenhaver, vice president; Laris Netzer, secretary and Ally Capps, treasurer.

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Digging for Doves Local woman shows sand dollar art

 By Kay Braddock

 
An artful treasure can be found in just about anything. 
Pat Schilling proved that point to be true when she began digging through an old box in her garage filled with sand dollars. 
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Students will perform Christmas programs next week

From the THS Music Dept.

  The 2010 5-12th grade band and choir Christmas Concert is Tuesday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ray Frank Gymnasium.  The concert will consist of 5th grade band, 6th grade band, jr. high band and choir and high school band and choir, a student on the Ocarina, and a guitar solo. 

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Local men help with search and rescue effort


Terry men Aaron Martinson and Jared Davis sit on the snowmobiles they used to help find a Dawson County couple who became stranded near the Pine Unit area. The couple spent Sunday night in their vehicle after efforts to find them by Dawson County officials were unsuccessful. Prairie County officials became involved in the mutual aid effort Monday afternoon.

By Kay Braddock

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Two groups awarded tourism grants, totaling over $40k

By Kay Braddock 

 
 
Two groups dedicated to promoting the area and the story of Evelyn Cameron have been awarded tourism grants to help aid in their efforts.
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Landowners file counterclaim for abuse of process

 By Kay Braddock

 
 
Michael and Terry Karrels filed a counterclaim in District Court last month for abuse of process against Prairie County commissioner Todd Devlin. The 10-page counterclaim lists Todd Devlin, individually and as a county commissioner and Prairie County as defendants. 
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Commission considers how best to use CTEP funds

  The Prairie County Board of Commission is seeking input on how best to use the county’s Community Transportation Enhancement Program (CTEP) funds. The county has about $90,000 to use for eligible CTEP projects.

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Chamber to kick off holiday season with Terrific Tuesdays


Evelyn Haidle helps Diane Ehman who was among Friday afternoon shoppers attending the holiday open houses hosted by Terry’s downtown businesses Prairie Unique and Sassy One Clothing. Local businesses will be offering open houses throughout the holiday season, along with taking part in the popular Terrific Tuesday events which will take place every Tuesday between now and Christmas.

By Kay Braddock

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Experience Works offers senior workers job skills training

 By Don Cogger

Yellowstone Newspapers
 
An organization that provides training and employment opportunities for residents over the age of 55 living on a limited income may be Eastern Montana’s best-kept secret.
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Two Terry businesses celebrate 15 year anniversary

By Kay Braddock

  Prairie Unique and Sassy One are joining together to commemorate their 15-year anniversary of being in business in downtown Terry. Both businesses were in operation before moving to Terry’s downtown district.

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Poll

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