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Local man describes groundbreaking business

By Kay Braddock

        As an apprentice plumber for nearly five years, Josh Helmuth of Terry says he has experienced his fair share of digging in difficult conditions. 

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Chamber launches local photo drive

 Prairie County Chamber of Commerce is holding a “photography drive” in order to promote the new Visit Terry, Montana Web site and Prairie County’s tourist publications.  

Residents of Prairie County will be able to showcase their pictures of the area and its’ surroundings by submitting their entries to the Prairie County Chamber of Commerce.
Deadline for photo submission is May 19, 2010.
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Students’ recycling fervor rewarded

 

By Kay Braddock

It was all smiles Monday afternoon as kindergarten through sixth grade students relished in the results of their two-week paper recycling efforts. 

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Herbicide sale scams reported

  Reports of pesticide products being sold over the phone to farmers is a spring time ritual in Montana.  Now that some commonly used pesticides are no longer patented, these products are being manufactured and marketed by many companies.  Some of these companies often make wild claims to the effectiveness of their products.

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School’s loss displayed in tributes

By Kay Braddock 

 
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Keith Gumm

Hospital streamlines payment method

         In an ongoing effort to provide a high level of professional care and keep treatment costs at a minimum, Prairie Community Hospital (PCH) will begin implementing payment at the time of service for all services at Prairie County Clinic beginning May 1, 2010.  

Payment will be due prior to services rendered for any amount not covered by insurance, including co-pays, co-insurance, deductibles and self pay. This EXCLUDES Medicare patients who have secondary coverage.
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Officials point out no legal access exists in to Terry Badlands

By Kay Braddock

         A prickly situation may just have gotten a little pricklier, as legal access to the Terry Badlands appears to be non-existent. 
That conclusion, drawn during a nearly hour-and-a-half meeting between Prairie County Commissioners and members of the Prairie County Planning Board, led officials from both groups to weigh their options on how best to address the issue.
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Halfway point reached in transcription of ‘a worthy life’

 

Photo and Story By Amanda Breitbach Ragsdale

Yellowstone Newspapers   

        Two years in to a project that once seemed insurmountable, Wynona Breen is celebrating having nearly reached the halfway point in her transcription of the Evelyn Cameron diaries.

The diaries cover a span of 35 years in Cameron's life, from 1893-1928.
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Relay for Life walk to be held in Terry

 By Megan Olson
Prairie County Health Dept.
 

         Prairie County walkers go around the clock in the battle against cancer during the first ever Terry Mini-Relay Relay For Life. This celebration of life brings together numerous groups and individuals concerned about cancer in a unified effort to fight back.

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April Fool’s prank draws attention

By Kay Braddock    

        What began as a seemingly insignificant March 26 press release would eventually develop into the chatter that only a small town can effectively produce – or appreciate.

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Bob van der Valk poses with the metal prairie dog statue. Submitted Photo

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