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Class play depicts the tall tale of character’s life story

 From Terry High School

If you had to write a play about your life, would it be boring? Would it be filled with wild characters or ordinary people?  Unfortunately, Michelle’s life has been anything but interesting. Thus begins this year’s Junior/Senior Play.  

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Steering youth towards a license to drive


Students must be 14-and-a-half-years-old by the end of the school year in order to take the class.

  “Crank it to the right. Make sure your tires are at the edge,” Terry High School drivers education instructor Casey Schladweiler said to Freshman driver Lacey Waters during a recent lesson. As he continued to give point-by-point instructions, Waters completed a three-point turn.

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Local man describes groundbreaking business

By Kay Braddock

        As an apprentice plumber for nearly five years, Josh Helmuth of Terry says he has experienced his fair share of digging in difficult conditions. 

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Chamber launches local photo drive

 Prairie County Chamber of Commerce is holding a “photography drive” in order to promote the new Visit Terry, Montana Web site and Prairie County’s tourist publications.  

Residents of Prairie County will be able to showcase their pictures of the area and its’ surroundings by submitting their entries to the Prairie County Chamber of Commerce.
Deadline for photo submission is May 19, 2010.
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School’s loss displayed in tributes

By Kay Braddock 

 
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Chamber elects officers for new year

  The Prairie County Chamber of Commerce held its first monthly meeting of the new year last week. About 11 businesses and organizations were represented at the meeting.

Among new business items included electing officers to serve for 2010. Officers are: Dale Galland, president, Inger Koppenhaver, vice president, Glenda Ueland, first vice president, Laris Netzer, secretary and Ally Capps, treasurer.
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Extension winter series will be Jan. 28

  The Prairie County Extension Service will host its annual MSU Extension Winter Series on Thursday, Jan. 28. The Winter Series offers an expanded agenda that includes a variety of agricultural presentations and other special interest topics to satisfy the interests of both men and women.  A supper sponsored by the Prairie County Chamber of Commerce will also be offered as a part of the program.

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Longtime mayor reflects on years

By Kay Braddock 

        Mayor Marvin Varner presided over his final town council meeting last month, ending a 26-year career as Terry’s mayor. 

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Quilt raffle helps Wyo. boy with medical costs

  When eight-year-old Riley Hauf of Sheridan, Wyo. was diagnosed with T-cell ALL leukemia two years ago, family and friends were looking for practical ways to help out the family. One project, spearheaded by cousin Linda Zeller of Canada, allowed many to become involved helping the family with their ever-increasing medical bills.

“She felt such a need to do something for the family,” shared Dorothy Schroeber.
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Determination inspires creative seamstress

 By Kay Braddock

 
 
There may be a number of ways one might describe 82-year-old Marian Meland. A proud Alaskan resident for many years, Meland moved to Terry from Oregon several years ago to be closer to son Frank Cramer. 
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