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COVID-19 Vaccines expected this week

* Updated Jan 5 By Powder River County Public Health Officer Sean Hill January 4, 2021 Powder River Public Health is anticipating our first shipment of Moderna COVID vaccine this week and will be vaccinating healthcare workers and frontline staff as...

 

2020 was driest year on record

7.49” of moisture in 2020 was over ¼” drier than 1988 total Broadus recorded its driest year on record in 2020, with a scant 7.49” of precipitation falling over the course of the year. 1988 was the previous driest year on record, with 7.77...

 

Moorhead Bridge Construction expected this spring

Other bridges to follow in 2022 A schedule of construction for the damaged county bridges was recently provided to the Powder River County Commissioners. The Moorhead bridge will be bid out in February of this year, with construction on the bridge ex...

 

Enter your team in the Steps for Charity Challenge

By PR Extension Office Do you have a favorite charity? Do you need motivation to get out and walk? Then enter a team in the Steps for Charity challenge organized by Powder River Trails and the Powder River County Extension Office. The 8-week...

 

High School Basketball season now underway

The PRCDHS winter sports season kicked off last Saturday with Broadus hosting non-conference varsity games against Savage. The late start to the season came about due to MHSA guidelines, which held...

 

Annual Southeastern Extension Ag Winter Series coming up

By PR Extension Office Mark your calendars for Wednesday, January 27th for the annual Extension Winter Ag Series, encourages MSU Powder River Extension Agent Mary Rumph. In addition to parasite control in cattle, grasshoppers and forage production...

 

Elizabeth Margaret Beesley

Elizabeth Margaret Beesley passed away on December 12, 2020 in Gillette, Wyoming. Betty was born on the 9th of November, 1925 the daughter of Cleveland and Lucille McManus Evans. Betty was born on...

 

Thomas Arthur Moulton

Thomas Arthur Moulton, 86, recently from Cut Bank, Montana, passed away on December 30, 2020, in Great Falls, Montana from pancreatic cancer. No Funeral service will be held per his wishes. Thomas...

 

School Board institutes changes to fan numbers

The Broadus School Board Trustees met Monday night for their monthly meeting, with all members in attendance. The board generally meets on the second Monday of the month, but bumped their meeting time up a week in January to cover any issues which...

 

Voices from the Past

With articles from 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago. January 7, 1921 Local Briefs J.B. Cassady and Morgan Elliott of Powderville were county seat visitors the past week and while here both enrolled on the Examiner subscription list. Mr. and Mrs. A.S....

 

Church Notes

OUR SAVIOR’S LUTHERAN CHURCH ELCA Pastor Julie Long, 436-2457 “Rooted in the Word, Dwelling in Christ, Branching out for the sake of the World” Sunday worship 11:00 A.M. Holy Communion celebrated First and Third Sundays and Festival Sundays....

 

Bowling Scores

@ Powder River Lanes Wicked Wednesday Entertainment 11-18-20 High team games: Dawn & Sandy, 339, Two Earleys, 327, Lori & Sommer, 323; high series: Two Earleys, 883, Dawn & Sandy, 878, Lori & Sommer, 855. Individual games: Dawn Mraz, 191, Sommer Sc...

 

MSU Extension to offer Estate Planning Education via MontGuide Mondays

By PR Extension Office Improve your estate planning knowledge by participating in MontGuide Mondays, a virtual discussion led by Marsha Goetting, MSU Extension Family Economics Specialist and several Extension Agents. MontGuide Mondays will run fro...

 

Conservation Easement Application Cutoff Date is February 5

BOZEMAN, Mont., January 4, 2021 – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Montana is accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). While NRCS accepts easement applications on a continuous basis,...

 

Locals named to fall semester MSU 2020 honor rolls

BOZEMAN – Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for fall semester 2020. There are two MSU honor roll lists: the President's List and the Dean's List. To be eligible for the lists, students must be enrolled in at...

 

MCC, DSU Agreement Lets Students Earn Teaching Degree in Miles City

MILES CITY, MONTANA: Miles Community College (MCC) and Dickinson State University (DSU) have signed a “2+2” transfer articulation agreement that will allow students to complete a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education without leaving Miles C...

 

Hansen makes Dickinson State Fall President's List

DICKINSON, ND (01/04/2021) -- At the end of each regular semester, Dickinson State University recognizes those students named to the President's List. Eligible students must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours with a term GPA of 3.9 or...

 

Library Notes

by Henry A. Malley Memorial Library Librarian Barb Mitchell Happy New Year to you all. We would like to welcome Cody Earley as the new Library Director. He is excited about starting up StoryTime on January 15th from 10:30-11:30. Please call the...

 

4-H News

Our November meeting was short. We did the achievement night Awards ceremony. We put together the care packages we planned at the last meeting. We delivered thank you cards. We might build a snowman at our next meeting. Noah Dudek, Tongue River...

 

Real Estate Transfers

Dennis W. Robinson to Justin Madsen, Etal, Shasta Madsen, Etal, Abstract of Contract for Deed, Lot 3, Block 6, City of Broadus, Trautman Subdivision. Estate of Augustine Lopez, Etal, Linda Jane Lopez, Etal to Linda Jane Lopez, Termination of Joint...

 

Powder River Conservation District Awards Two Scholarships

By Liz Riter Congratulations to Alyssa Riley and Kareena Appleman, who were awarded scholarships from the Powder River Conservation District to use during their spring semesters. Alyssa is the...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

December 15, 2020 Commissioners Donna Giacometto and Lee Randall met for their weekly meeting. Commissioner elect John Olson joined the meeting. Meeting was called to order. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda was read and...

 

Montana minimum wage increasing to $8.75 in 2021

HELENA – The Montana Department of Labor & Industry (DLI) is reminding Montanans that workers earning minimum wage will see the rate increase to $8.75 per hour beginning January 1, 2021. An estimated 8,000 to 10,000 Montana workers, or 2 percent...

 

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