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Effects of suicides acutely felt in rural communities

 By Joseph Boushee
Yellowstone Newspapers

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second story in a series focusing on suicide. 

 
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Few filings arriving for open town positions

        Only two people have filed for the four open Town of Terry positions, according to the Prairie County Clerk and Recorder’s office. 

Ken Lacquement has filed for mayor, while Clinton Rakes has filed for a Ward I town council position.
Both Ward I incumbent town councilmen Ron Kiosse and Josh Helmuth indicted earlier their intention to re-file.
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Hospital announces Hickman’s departure

        Glendive Medical Center (GMC) has announced a change in the practice of Rod Hickman, PA-C.  Hickman made the personal decision to end his outreach practice at Prairie Community Hospital (PCH) in Terry, where GMC provides management services.  

“Rod has always done a tremendous job for GMC, and he will be missed,” Vice President of Clinic Services Sam Hubbard commented.
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Fallon Council plans summer and fall events

        Members of the Fallon Village Council met June 9 to discuss upcoming summer plans and the annual Fallon Harvest Festival.

This year’s harvest festival will be held Sunday of Labor Day weekend, September 6.
Whiskey River Band will perform for the evening street dance. 
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Recreation area sees increase in misuse

         The BLM is encouraging recreationists to be mindful of rules and regulations and to act responsibly when using the Glendive Short Pine Off-Highway Vehicle Area located six miles south of Glendive.

The OHV area, situated just off Dawson County Road 335, consists of 3.5 sections or 2,240 acres of federal lands and is seeing an increase in use from both U.S. and international off-road enthusiasts.  
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Bozeman Miss takes pageant title

       Brittany Wiser from Bozeman won the title of Miss Montana 2009.  First Runner up for this year’s title is Holly Matz of Missoula.

Wiser showed her classy and fun side with a romantic Frank Sinatra song.  She wore an off-white evening gown. Her dangling diamond earrings set off the four-cornered winner’s crown.
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Tribune brings home awards

       The Terry Tribune was recognized with four awards during the Montana Newspaper Association’s annual banquet held June 20 in Kalispell. 

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Terry Teachers Association files unfair labor practice charge

 By Kay Braddock

 
Amid ongoing teacher contract negotiations for the upcoming school year, the Terry Teachers Association, MEA-MFT has filed an unfair labor practice charge against the Terry Board of Trustees and Terry Schools Superintendent Charles Deisher.  
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Commissioner selected

By Jessica Benz

        The Prairie County Board of Commissioners appointed Deanna Bockness to serve in the district two commission seat during their June 15 meeting. Commissioners Ann Marie Davis and Todd Devlin made the selection from a list of four candidates. 

Bockness will be filling the remainder of former commissioner Bill Leach’s term, which will end in 2010. Leach vacated the seat April 30.
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Hospital administrator to begin work June 29

Just on the heels of revealing a new Prairie Community Hospital administrator last month, Glendive Medical Center and PCH announced last week that another applicant has been selected. 

“We had some very strong candidates for this position,” GMC CEO Scott Duke said, noting four of 12 applicants took part in on-site interviews.
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