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Scenes from the Stroll

Despite the rainy conditions, locals enjoyed the food, festivities, and friendship of the Broadus Christmas Stroll last Friday, sponsored by the Powder River Chamber of...

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Robert Anderson, Battlefield, MO, daytime truck speeding (74/60) $105. Edwin Blanchard, Biddle, MT, speeding in restricted zone (56/45) $65. Brian Hopkins, Powderville, MT, tobacco possession under 18 years old...

Numerous wrecks keep first responders busy

The arrival of inclement, wintery weather has provided a source of endless calls for local law enforcement, ambulance, and fire department services, as they respond to the myriad vehicle wrecks on...

Byrd to temporarily fill Clerk of Court position

Clerk of District Court Aletta Shannon is currently recovering from a stroke, and plans to return to work when possible. In the meantime, Vanna Byrd has taken over Aletta’s Clerk duties. The office will be open during normal hours, and folks may...

Museum Quilt Raffle winner announced

By Twila Talcott The drawing for the beautiful log cabin quilt (sewn on treadle sewing machines by members of the Stitch and Chatter Quilt Club) was held at 7 p.m. the evening of the Christmas Stroll. Carolyn Heidel Johnson of Green Bay, Wisconsin...

Open a Montana Medical Savings Account before Dec. 31 and save $242 on 2018 Montana Income Taxes

(PR Extension) Have you had any medical expenses so far this this year that weren’t covered by your health insurance policy, a flexible spending account (FSA) or your Federal Health Care Savings Account (HSA)? If so, you can still open a Montana...

Note to those receiving this week's paper late:

By executive order, the President gave all non-essential Federal employees this Wednesday off, to mourn for former President George H.W. Bush, following his passing. This included most of the US Postal Service. The order didn’t come through...

Commissioners Proceedings

November 5, 2018 All commissioners were present for their meeting. Minutes were presented and approved. Hearing no public comment on the day’s agenda, the board addressed routine business items before scheduled department meetings. Marty Drane,...

30 Years Ago

Thursday, December 8, 1988 Over 100 protest Brewer Ranch purchase at local hearing Between 100 and 150 Powder River County residents, including five commissioners and a state representative, attended last Thursday’s informal hearing to protest...

Real Estate Transfers

Estate of Jeannette P. Lei to Jayme Lei-Lepisto, Deed of Distribution, Lot 4, T5S, R47E, Sec. 01 SW4SE4; Lot 5, T5S, R47E, Sec. 01, SE4SE4; Lot 1, T5S, R47E, Sec. 12, NE4NE4; Lot 2, T5S, R47E, Sec. 12, NE4NE4; Lot 7, T5S, R47E, Sec. 12, SE4NE4; Lot...

Hawk Wrestlers open their season in Sidney

The Broadus Hawk wrestling team traveled to their first tournament of the season, last weekend in Sidney. The tournament, according to Broadus Head Coach Frankie Schoonover, is one of if not the toughest tournament of the season for his team....

Hunting season wrap up

Now that the local big game hunting season has been put to bed for the year, we figured a wrap up of the season was in order. From talking to folks around the county, the first phrase on everyone’s lips tended to be something along the lines of...

Chloryce "Clo" Wiltse

Chloryce "Clo" Wiltse, 84, beloved wife of Gary Wiltse, entered into rest on November 16, 2018. A memorial service will be held at a later... Full story

Virgil "Bud" W. Worrell

Virgil "Bud" W. Worrell, age 89 of Broadus, passed away on December 1, 2018 at the Powder River Manor in Broadus, MT. Bud was born on March 19, 1929 in Roberts, Wisconsin to Harold and Minnie... Full story

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