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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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Rehberg staff to visit Prairie County

      Montana’s Congressman, Denny Rehberg, announced his congressional field representative, J.T. Korkow, will be conducting traveling office hours in Terry, Monday, August 17, at 11:00 a.m., at the Prairie County Courthouse, 217 West Park.

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FWP gets early start on hunting season talks

      Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is inviting hunters, landowners, outfitters and others to get involved earlier than ever before to help set hunting seasons for the next two years.

In years past, FWP would propose "tentative" seasons and season structures-from general regulations to types of special permits offered in specific areas-and then ask for comment on the proposals.
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Commissioners address road issue, among other items

 

By Kay Braddock


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