News


Agri-Industries buys BR District II machine shop in Terry

 For The Tribune

 
Agri-Industries, the leader in design, engineering, and installation of water delivery systems in eastern Montana and western North Dakota, has expanded its operations into Terry, Mont. The Terry operation will increase Agri-Industries’ ability to handle pump repair and other specialized equipment repair, a natural extension of its current operations.
Article Type: 
News

Nearly 70 percent turnout to vote

  Nearly 70 percent of Prairie County’s 886 registered voters cast their votes during the Nov. 2 General Election. Precinct votes returned were: 173 of 241 registered voters in precinct 4; 131 of 211 registered voters in precinct 3; 155 of 214 registered voters in precinct 2; 158 of 220 registered voters in precinct 1.

General Election results are listed below. Statewide results as of Wednesday morning are listed in red.
Federal and State
Article Type: 
News

Southeastern area weed meeting will be Nov. 12 in Miles City

  Weed Districts and Extension Offices in Southeastern Montana are hosting an area weed meeting on Friday, November 12 at the Eagles in  Miles City.  Three Commercial/Governmental and three Private Pesticide Applicator Credits will be awarded to those attending the meeting. Private landowners, weed board members, and state and federal agency staff are all welcome to attend this meeting.

Article Type: 
News

1965 BLM cooperative agreement with county ensnared in Scenic View Road ownership debate

 By Kay Braddock

According to Prairie County officials a recent discovery of a 1965 Bureau of Land Management cooperative agreement made between the BLM and Prairie County has added another crinkle to the Scenic View Road ownership debate. 

Article Type: 
News
Scenic View Road

Kempton’s haunted tales revealed in Montana book

It's taken patience and what Kempton Hotel owner Russ Schwartz refers to as just plain stubbornness to keep this 1926 neon sign in its original condition. After finding a business in Billings that still works on neon lighting, six of the broken letters on the front sign have been repaired. It's one of the many remodeling projects the hotel has undergone in recent years.

By Kay Braddock

Article Type: 
News

Community Center will host 55-Alive driving course Nov. 29

  The AARP Driver Safety Course will be held in Terry on Monday, Nov. 29 at the Prairie Community Center. This all-day course, beginning at 10 a.m. and breaking for lunch, offers a refresher course geared for motorists aged 50 and older. The class will end by 4 p.m.

The course will provide a review of driving skills and techniques, as well as strategies and tips to help you adjust to normal age-related physical changes that may affect your driving ability.
Article Type: 
News
Community

Lady long rider serves as a reminder

Long rider Bernice Ende traveled to Terry from Fallon last week along the frontage road. She is on the last leg of her 6,000-mile journey and hopes to be back home in Trego Mont.
by spring.

By Kay Braddock

Article Type: 
News

Missoula Children’s Theater coming to Terry Schools

  The Missoula Children's Theater will be coming to Terry  November 8-12.  The show title to be performed is Treasure Island. 

Auditions will be held Monday, Nov. 8 after school for all Terry students, grades K-12.  Practices will be held each day after school with two performances scheduled for Friday, Nov 12 in the Ray Frank Gymnasium -  a matinee for students at 1 p.m. and a public performance at 7 p.m.  
Article Type: 
News
School Issues

County proposes heritage commission

  The Prairie County Board of Commission recently sent out letters seeking members to establish a Heritage Preservation and Cultural Tourism Commission. 

The letters were sent out last month to six individuals/groups. 
The board will help to cultivate preservation to area treasures and stimulate economic development, according to the letters sent out. 
Article Type: 
News

Public invited to attend Eastern Plains housing conference, Oct. 26 in Glendive

  The “Eastern Plains Housing Conference”, scheduled for Oct. 26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., was organized by the Eastern Plains Economic Development Corporation, with help from area partners, as a means of specifically addressing the unique housing issues facing eastern Montana.  It will be held at the Hungry Joe Hall in Glendive. 

Article Type: 
News

Poll

For this year's fair, I'll be entering exhibits in::