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Paddlefish harvest season closes

        With Montana's paddlefish harvest quota expected to be reached, the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission agreed today to close the 2009 paddlefish harvest season on the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River below Fort Peck Dam on Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at 9 p.m.

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Close-up program begins at Terry High School

 By Amanda Haidle

THS Close-up
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Miles City set to host range days

 
Miles City, Montana – Montana Range Days, the largest rangeland educational event in the region, will be held in Miles City June 15-17.  More than 300 youth and adults are expected to join rangeland experts for three days to discuss rangeland management and the ecology of Montana’s most abundant natural resource.  
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Poppy poster contest winners announced

 The American Legion Auxiliary has announced the winners of the annual poppy coloring and poster contest. 

Coloring contest winners are:
Kindergarten 1. Owen Higgins 2. Abe Smith 3. Weston Leach First Grade 1. Tristan Noyes 2. Dalton Helmuth 3. Laitin Lantis
Second Grade 1. Jessica Loomis 2. Levi Smith 3. Kayla Holman
Third Grade 1. Sean Loomis 2. Aaron Morast 3. Melissa Lacquement
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Attorney general’s office reviews road access to Terry Badlands

 By Kay Braddock

 
Montana’s attorney general is stepping into the fray regarding public access on Scenic View Road, according to Judy Beck, communication officer for Attorney General Steve Bullock’s office. 
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Scenic View Road
Terry Badlands is promoted in BLM kiosks like this one and in tourist maps throughout the state. The Scenic View overlook has been a popular tourist site for over 50 years.

Airport looks to add storage building

 By Kay Braddock

 
After seeking a government grant to replace aging snow removal equipment, the Prairie County Airport Authority quickly discovered the need for a new building.
“The government told us that they would not finance anything unless we had a building to put it in,” Willis Bartholomay, chairman of the airport authority, explained.
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Foundation announces plans

 
A newly formed corporation called the Prairie Community Hospital Foundation, which was organized exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes, has begun its work in Prairie County. 
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Initiative sign-up period extended

 

 
Natural Resources Conservation Service officials in Montana announce the special sign-up period for an Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), special initiative providing financial and technical assistance to help with conservation practices for organic producers or those transitioning to organic production has been extended until June 12, 2009.
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White markers serve as more than safety reminders to many

 By Kay Braddock

 
Although they’re in place to serve as safety reminders to motorists, the 12-by-16-inch white crosses dotting portions of Montana’s state and federal highways, often times provide much more to those families who have lost loved ones to traffic accidents.
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Paving begins on two Terry streets

 By Kay Braddock

 
A paving project resurfacing portions of two dirt roads on the north end of Terry will be completed by the end of the week.  According to Mike Sharp, Prince. Inc. project manager, the second layer of about 800 feet on Laundre Street and 1200 feet on Montague Street should be finished by Thursday.
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Poll

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