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Changes to Buffalo Rapids board noted

        The Buffalo Rapids Irrigation Project will be holding a May 5 election for a district one board member. Brian Whitmer, who currently holds the position, is running, along with Don Buxbaum. Both reside in district one of the BR Irrigation Project. 

       BR irrigation project district one landowners, which include those living in both Dawson and Prairie counties, will vote at the Milne Implement Company in Glendive between noon and 8 pm.

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Lindsay meeting will discuss pipeline project

 
Farmers, ranchers and others along the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline route will have an opportunity to hear from experts on pipeline landowner alliances and pipeline safety at 6 p.m. April 26 at the Lindsay Community Hall in Lindsay, halfway between Glendive and Circle.  
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Search continues - Willing candidates, mapping errors plague filling soon-to- be-vacated commissioner seat

By Kay Braddock

  The quest continues and although Prairie County Republican Central Committee Chairman Larry Keltner is remaining optimistic he readily admits finding willing candidates for the soon-to-be vacated commissioner seat has been a trying task.

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Few attend annual economic meeting

  About ten individuals attended the annual Prairie County Economic Development Council meeting Tuesday evening, where future plans for VISTA volunteers, the Cameron diary project and hiking trails were discussed. 

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Musical performances receive top rating

  Ten of Terry High School’s musical entries, under the tutelage of music instructor JoDee Hess, achieved a superior mark for their performances at the District Festival. Superior is the highest ranking possible and is one that qualifies those entries to move into the state competition. 

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Area projects to be planned

  Hiking trails and Cameron diaries will be among the topics discussed during Tuesday evening’s Prairie County Economic Development Council meeting. 

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Community, hospital staff gather to say goodbye to Reymans

By Kay Braddock 

       Listing a host of accomplishments made in the past five years at Prairie Community Hospital, out-going administrator Reed Reyman said he’s proud of the staff and the recent developments made at the facility.

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Crash near Fallon kills North Dakotan

      FALLON (AP) - A North Dakota man has died from injuries suffered in a weekend crash in Prairie County.

     The Montana Highway Patrol says 51-year-old Charles Luedtke of the Bismarck-Mandan area of North Dakota was a passenger in a car that went off a gravel road four miles south of Fallon on Saturday. The patrol says the driver lost control of the car on a turn.

     Neither Luedtke nor the driver, 49-year-old Daniel Beelmann, used a seat belt.

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Proposed federal money breakdown for area

 Custer $157,596

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County and town officials anticipate stimulus funded projects

By Kay Braddock

  A tentatively planned windfall of federal stimulus money may be on the verge of hitting the bank accounts of local municipalities. House Bill 645, which has allocated $20 million for cities and counties statewide, passed the state House last Thursday and is making its way through the state Senate.

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