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Poll draws outside interest

 By Kay Braddock
        A Terry Tribune Web site poll is attracting a lot of votes, but they aren’t all from Prairie County. 

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Foggy conditions greet school students

  Misty morning weather welcomed students equipped with backpacks and school supplies, as they made their way on to the grounds of Terry Schools Tuesday. Students followed a typical Friday schedule for the first day, meaning an early 2:30 p.m. release.

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Escapee captured near Forsyth

By Elaine Forman      

        A Billings man was captured in Rosebud County Monday after allegedly being on the run for five hours, and now he faces numerous charges.

Fred Cutsinger, 22, and Pablo Gonzales, 20, both of Billings, were arrested at 4:15 a.m. Monday in Colstrip by Colstrip Police Officer Kris Egan, according to Police Sgt. Cory Hert. 
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Pair with local ties help capture Rosebud County fugitive

 By Kay Braddock

 
It’s an experience they hadn’t shared in Idaho, and likely will not share again in Montana. 
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Standing in their backyard Bobby and Desiree Pirtz, grandchildren of Joe and the late Jean Johnson, point to where they first spotted 22-year-old escapee Fred Cutsinger.

County fair’s 4H winning entries announced

  The following are the winning results of the  4-H entries displayed at the 72nd Prairie County Fair.

 
2009 Fair Results  - 
 Swine
Showmanship: Grand Champion senior Swine Showman: Kelsey Haughian; Reserve Champion Senior Swine Showman: Kalli Householder; Grand Champion Junior Swine Showman: Evan Haughian; Reserve Champion Junior Swine Showman: Alec Haughian
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Stabbing reported Saturday night in Fallon

 By Kay Braddock

        The Prairie County sheriff’s office responded to a call Saturday night, reporting a stabbing that occurred in front of a bar in Fallon. 

Stanley Box of Terry was taken into custody and charged with felony aggravated assault after stabbing a male victim causing a minor knife wound to the chest area, near the shoulder. 
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Undersheriff accepts Jefferson County deputy position

By Kay Braddock         
        Prairie County Undersheriff Mike Johnson turned in his resignation papers Monday, after accepting a Jefferson County deputy position. Johnson, who has been with the sheriff’s office since February, 2002, first informed county officials of his intent to leave last week, according to Prairie County Sheriff Bill Klunder. 

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Patriotic event set for Sunday in Murn Park

        Passion! Fire! Patriotism!
That’s Linda Lanier in a package. Born in New York, raised in California, she now lives in Montana. Linda Lanier is a national and international Nashville recording artist with songs charting the globe.
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Saturday Billings fundraiser set to

 A barbecue fundraiser for 14-year-old Casandra Lorenz will be held Saturday, August 22 at 4 pm in Billings. 

Lorenz, the daughter of Drew and Tina Lorenz, was recently diagnosed with Rhabdo Sarcoma, a form of muscle cancer. She is currently in Denver undergoing chemotherapy treatment at the Denver Children’s Hospital.
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Locals, visitors turn out for Prairie County Fair

  By Amanda Breitbach    

      Prairie County Extension Agent and Fair Manager Sharla Sackman said the 72nd annual event held this weekend was a success. 

     “I thought it went well. The weather was great for us,” she said. While the area did get some rain, Sackman said the moisture did not slow down any of the events.
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