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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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Popular holiday feast will be next week

  Participating businesses are gearing up for next week’s popular Holiday Feast. A traditional progressive meal, the Terrific Tuesday event, scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. on Tues. Dec. 15, offers samplings of a variety of dishes and drinks from Terry and Fallon businesses. Sixteen businesses have already signed up to take part in this year’s annual holiday affair. Two foundations within the community will also be offering dish samplings at the American Legion. 

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Christmas coloring contest offered

     Hey kids!  Find a copy of the Dec. 9 issue of the Terry Tribune and follow these simple instructions:
          1. Open to children ages 4 - 11. Color in the picture at left, using crayons, colored pencils or                  markers. Don’t forget to write your name, age and phone number in the blanks provided.

          2. Each entry will receive a special gift.
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Terry volunteer firemen take part in controlled burn

 By Bob Van der Valk
       Sunday mornings are usually reserved for going to church in Terry.   But during a recent Sunday, an exception was made for 10 hearty Terry Fire Department volunteers under the supervision of fire chief Dwight Tague. 

They reported to the town fire station at 5 am in order to practice fire fighting skills on a scheduled controlled burn of a home belonging to Larry and Rolane Christofferson located on Towne Avenue.
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Antique tools displayed

       Friends, family and neighbors gathered Sunday afternoon at the home of Dennis and Maggie Hjorth for a showing of Dennis Hjorth’s extensive collection of antique tools.

In a shop lined with peg boards of tools ranging from drills to monkey wrenches, many apparatuses were easily 100 years old or more, according to Hjorth.
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Computer recycling offered at school

 A free computer recycling program is being offered at Terry Schools through Apple Education.  

Anyone needing to get rid of an old unused computer can leave their computers on the hard top between the Grandey building and the high school July 9 - July 13.
  The computers will be palletized and shipped on July 14. 
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Poll

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