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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.

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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. 

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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

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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.
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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

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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.  
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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. 
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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. 

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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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Poll

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