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Students to perform at Veterans Day celebration

  Preparations are underway for next week’s Veterans Day celebration. The downtown parade and following performance by Terry School students will include a welcome address by Terry Schools Superintendent Charles Deisher, along with patriotic songs sung by the Terry High School choir and elementary children. 

 The Veterans Day program will begin at 2:00 p.m. Wed., Nov. 11.

Published Nov. 9, 2009

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Town election will be Tues., Nov. 3

        Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the Town of Terry municipal election on Tuesday, Nov. 3. 

Terry residents will be deciding on four seats - the mayoral race along with three council positions. 
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Officials ready for district volleyball action

 By Sharilyn Kortum

        Terry isn’t new to serving as host of the District 2-C volleyball tournament. This is the second year in a row that Terry’s Ray Frank Gymnasium has played host for the 8-team post-season tournament and the third in a five year period.

“It is great for the town,” first year Athletic Director Casey Klasna said.
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Public meetings will address future bridge work

By Kay Braddock 

        The Montana Department of Transportation has secured $2 million from federal bridge replacement funds that will be used to replace a stretch of secondary highway 253 leading to the Yellowstone River bridge north of Terry.

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Buffalo Rapids to hold annual meeting next week

Producers from District 1 and 2 of the Buffalo Rapids Irrigation Project will be attending an annual meeting in Glendive next week. 
BR Board of Control Chairman Ray Roethle will likely conduct the conference, according to district 2 commissioner Barry Rakes. 
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Tester’s rep. in Terry next week

  The Office of Senator Jon Tester has scheduled outreach time in Terry next week.

  Field Director Penny Zimmerman, who works out of Tester’s Glendive Field Office, will be available to constituents at the Prairie County Courthouse from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 6.
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BR board accepts manager’s resignation, recognizes union

By Kay Braddock 

        Marking a week of significant changes at Buffalo Rapids Irrigation Project, commissioners of the BR Board of Control accepted a letter of resignation from BR project manager Dave Schwarz, as well as voting to voluntarily recognize union representation by BR employees.

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Landowners' rights issue at meetings

  Mr. Frank Falen of the Budd-Falen Law Firm will be speaking to landowners about landowner rights and the Trans-Canada Keystone XL Pipeline on Friday, October 23, 2009 at Thee Garage in Baker, Mont. at 7:00 p.m. and in Glendive on Saturday,  October 24, 2009 at The Yellowstone River Inn at 4:00 p.m.

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BR project manager responds

 By Kay Braddock

        A struggle exists at Buffalo Rapids. 

That may be the one point where BR Project Manager Dave Schwarz and all seven commissioners of the BR Board of Control can find common ground. But beyond that – including details regarding BR’s budget, loan history, and annual meetings – little accord exists.
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Board member: Buffalo Rapids struggling with budget

 By Jamie Ausk-Crisafulli
Yellowstone Newspapers

        While the Buffalo Rapids irrigation project has recently received publicity for its employee issues, which include a possible unionization, the budget issues are an even bigger concern, according to Buffalo Rapids Board of Control member-at-large Ric Holden.

“Problems follow the money,” Holden said.
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