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Montana’s “Wilderness Walks” program marks 48th year

 

Photo & Story from Montana Wilderness Association
  This year marks the 48th Anniversary of the Montana Wilderness Association “Wilderness Walks” program, making it one of the most enduring and popular outdoor education programs in the country. 

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Speakers’ faith talk draws large area gathering

 By Justin Joiner
Yellowstone Newspapers

       Speaking to more than 1,000 people Sunday night, retired Lt. Col. Oliver North said people need to find out what their mission in life is.

“My mission in life changed dramatically in 1978,” he said.
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Three candidates vie for two school trustee seats

  Prairie County voters will be heading to the  polls Tuesday, May 4 to choose between three candidates for two Terry School District trustee positions. Polls will be open from 12 pm to 8 pm in the lobby of Terry High School’s gymnasium.

The three candidates are Michael Sterchi and  two incumbents, Jason Higgins and Brian Morast. 
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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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Poll

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