How an Otter Creek Homesteader's Big Mouth Shook the State and the Nation

A column on local history, researched and written by Shane Dunning. Shane may be reached at [email protected] To say being German in Montana in 1917 was complicated would be an...

PR Conservation District Scholarships available

By Liz Riter The Powder River Conservation district is once again sponsoring college scholarships for worthy recipients. The scholarship deadline is February 4, 2020 and recipients will be notified of their awards by February 14, 2020. Criteria for...

Influenza hits local area hard

By Darlynn Williams, Public Health Nurse As of 1/21/2020, Montana has over 1600 cases of influenza, with 10 cases confirmed in Powder River County. Ages range from 2 years old to 90 years old locally; one case has been hospitalized. It is likely...

DPHHS responds to new federal law that raises the minimum age of sale of tobacco products

State health officials said today that tobacco product retailers in Montana should comply with a new federal law and discontinue tobacco product sales to those under the age of 21. Federal compliance checks will continue to occur under the new...

Army Recruiting discredits military draft texts

By USAREC Public Affairs FORT KNOX, Ky., Jan. 7, 2020 - A number of fraudulent text messages informing individuals they have been selected for a military draft have circulated throughout the country recently. U.S. Army Recruiting Command has...

Jess Lockwood rides to first win of 2020 PBR season

Reigning PBR World Champion Bull Rider and local native Jess Lockwood went 3 for 3 on rides in Manchester, New Hampshire over the weekend, to score his first win of the 2020 season. Jess scored 86.5, 90.5, and 92.25 on bullrides, with the win...

Hawk Wrestlers compete at Forsyth

A planned tournament in Forsyth last weekend didn’t work out as well as Broadus Head Wrestling Coach Frankie Schoonover had originally planned – the long-standing tournament suffered from low attendance so event organizers decided to only hold...

Basketball teams move up in conference standings

Both Broadus varsity basketball teams enjoyed success over the weekend, with three of the four games won by the PRCDHS teams. On Friday, boys and girls teams traveled to Wibaux, while on Saturday...

USDA Reminds Historically Underserved Producers of Advance Payment Option

BOZEMAN, Mont., January 15, 2020 – USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) reminds historically underserved producers, who are participating in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), of the advance payment option....

MT LIVESTOCK OWNERS MUST REPORT TO DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE

Helena – The Montana Department of Revenue is reminding all livestock owners that they need to report their livestock to the department by March 1, 2020. The numbers of livestock owned as of February 1 can be reported online at...

Tony Denson

Anthony Dale Denson, or Tony, as he was known by friends and family, was the oldest of three boys and two girls born to Robert and Margaret Denson on January 16, 1958. Tony grew up in a farming...

Roy Rost

Roy Rost, age 81, of Sonnette, passed away on January 13, 2020. Services are pending, and an obituary will be printed when...

Wade Edwards

Wade Rayner Edwards, the third child of Dale and Dorothy Edwards, was born November 1, 1944 in Broadus, MT. He passed away January 12, 2020 at Tendernest's Yellowstone Manor of Lewy Body Dementia....

FWP looks to improve customer service with two changes to 2020 licenses

Courtesy MT FWP Hunters and anglers can expect a few changes this year when they buy their 2020 licenses starting March 1. The most visible change Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks customers will see is a change to license paper. Starting this year,...

Know the difference between swift foxes, coyotes and red foxes

Courtesy MT FWP Do you know the difference between a coyote, a red fox and a swift fox? If you are hunting predators in Southeastern Montana, you need to know, because the swift fox is a species of...

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