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New library aide plans activities

 With another season of the Prairie County Library’s Little Owls Reading Program set to begin next week, newly hired library aide Kelly Ruddat is gearing up for what she anticipates to be another fun year for toddlers. The reading program, geared for children 2-years-old and older, will begin Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m. 

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Magnetic jewelry: A healing art enjoyed

 By Kay Braddock

 
For Jim and Sandy Ross summer and fall seasons have come to signify a time of more than the typical leisurely pursuits. The couple, who returned to Terry in 1996, began making and selling magnetic jewelry about eight years ago. Although they continue to enjoy traveling and visiting friends, they now say much of those activities are centered around their jewelry making hobby.
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Roads, cattle guards, grants top recent agenda

 
Prairie County Commissioners met with the county’s newly appointed road right-of-ways project manager Gary Pfiefle this week during a regular commission meeting. 
Pfiefle, who began working on the easement project earlier this year, reported 18 signed easements for roads crossing private lands were returned by Prairie County landowners - legally establishing county right-of-ways on those roads. 
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Fallon readies for annual harvest celebration

 By Kay Braddock

 
Preparations for Fallon’s popular harvest festival are underway and with the cooperation of weather conditions organizers are anticipating another breakout year. 
Last year’s crowd drew in over 600 people for lunch and 300 for supper, according to organizer Delite Dukart, calling the turnout “absolutely unreal.”
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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  - 
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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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Poll

Are Yippee weekend and the Prairie County Fair too close together?: