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Rosencranz hired as Physical Therapist at Manor

There's a new physical therapist in town – Rhonda Rosencranz has returned to Broadus to fill the second physical therapist job at Powder River Manor. With 19 years of physical therapy experience,...

 

Verizon to purchase Mid-Rivers Cellular Network

Mid-Rivers Communications has agreed to sell its cellular network assets to Verizon. Included in the deal are the Mid-Rivers mobile wireless sites in areas where Verizon does not currently have coverage. Mid-Rivers' retail cellular operations will...

 

School Board Meets, Accepts Superintendent's Resignation

The Broadus School Board met on Monday evening, with Lori Fortner as the only absent Board Member. First on the agenda was hirings and resignations. The Board accepted the resignation of Lynell Denson as Home Ec Teacher, effective the end of the...

 

District Court Roundup

On January 4th, two cases were settled in Powder River County District Court. Trenton Schaffer of Broadus pleaded guilty to misdemeanor Assault stemming from an incident which took place on May 4, 2018 at the Big Sky Bar in Broadus. During an...

 

Jess Lockwood wins second straight PBR event

Going 3-for-3 in Chicago, Lockwood remains perfect in 2019 - now 8-for-8 CHICAGO – Continuing his red-hot momentum from New York City, 2017 PBR (Professional Bull Riders) World Champion Jess...

 

Broadus Grapplers compete in Miles City

The Broadus Hawk matmen made the 78 mile drive to Miles City on Friday and Saturday, wrestling at the very tough Cowboy Tournament. With competition from around the area, the Hawks would wrestle teams...

 

Broadus basketball teams play Wibaux, Custer/Hysham

The Broadus Varsity basketball teams each played two games over the weekend, with Boys and Girls teams each hosting Wibaux, on Friday. On Saturday, the teams traveled to play Custer/Hysham in the cram...

 

Sponsor a team for Steps for Charity

By PR Extension Steps for Charity has two benefits! It motivates people to walk and raises funds to support local charities. Last year, over 100 people walked, increasing their physical activity and raised over $1,000 for charities. Businesses and...

 

Leon Olson

On Saturday, January 12, 2019, Leon James Olson, loving son and brother, passed away at the age of 28. Leon was born on June 2, 1990 in Miles City, MT to Chuck Sandine and Cindy (Olson) Newton. He... Full story

 

John H. Eustice

John Henry Eustice, age 59 of Billings Montana passed away on Wednesday January 9th, 2019 at his home. John was born January 6th, 1960. He was the 1st born son to Thomas Joseph Eustice and Nolana... Full story

 

Chairman's Report

This is the first of an ongoing column regarding happenings with the County Commissioners, wrtten in Powder River County Commissioner Lee Randall’s own words. I first want to thank the community for the trust they have bestowed upon me through...

 

Broadus Volleyball Club Starting 3rd Season

By: Libby Nisley, Club Administrator Broadus Volleyball Club is off to a quick start, with 43 girls signed up to play this spring season. There are nine 3rd grade girls who will play U10 volleyball with coaches Cody Kinzer and Jennifer Grothe....

 

Cunningham wins High School Rough Stock Challenge

By Billie Harms The Montana PRCA Pro Rodeo Circuit and the Montana High School Rodeo Association (MHSRA) joined together for the fifth year to organize the High School Rough Stock Challenge at the...

 

Manor Messages

The holidays are over and we are experiencing some unusually warm winter days making it easy travel to the Manor. Now that the hustle and bustle of Christmas is past, please know that you are always welcome to share some of your spare time visiting...

 

Legislative Roundup – Week 1

By Shaylee Ragar UM Community News Service University of Montana School of Journalism The 66th Montana Legislature opened for business Jan. 7 and lawmakers spent much of the first week discussing what they hope to see for hot topic issues and bills,...

 

Superintendent's Report

It is my hope that you and your families had an enjoyable Christmas and the beginnings of a productive and enjoyable new year. Recently I read an article about a Montana school district who had a coaching controversy which prompted me to reflect on...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor. The new congress is in the news every day this time of year, and they have all now taken their oath of office, to uphold and defend the constitution of the United States. Even if you are a judge in a local election you take the same oa...

 

MT to issue Feb SNAP benefits early due to govt shutdown

Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) officials announced today that February food benefits are being provided early to thousands of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients due to the ongoing partial federal...

 

Early Estimates Show Nonresident Visitor Spending Up, Visitor Numbers Down in 2018

UM News Service MISSOULA – Approximately 12.2 million nonresidents visited Montana in 2018 and spent nearly $3.7 billion in the Treasure State, according to preliminary estimates by the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, January 19, 1989 Johnstone bowls perfect game Don Johnstone has made local bowling history. Johnstone recently became the first person ever to bowl a perfect 300 score at Powder River Lanes in Broadus. Johnstone threw a perfect 12 strike...

 

Broadus Interchange in Miles City set to become a round-about

Courtesy MT Dept of Transportation Project Overview The Broadus Interchange-Miles City project is a community driven solution to reduce congestion and improve the operation and safety of the existing I-94 interchange at South Haynes Ave. in Miles...

 

Wolf harvested near Glasgow

Courtesy Montana FWP According to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, a wolf was legally harvested Jan. 7, 2019, by a local hunter near Glasgow in Valley Co. FWP officials have inspected and tagged the animal. This is the first wolf to be harvested in...

 

Marriage Licenses Issued

Jackie Lynn Musgrove and George R. Walden Jr, Ashland Sherrie Lea Bassett and Eric Jason Fredrickson, Broadus...

 

January Focuses on Stalking Awareness

January 2019 marks the 15th National Stalking Awareness Month. Stalking impacts over 1 in 6 women and 1 in 17 men in the United States, according to the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The theme, “Stalking: Know It. Name It....

 

Gillette College announces fall 2018 honor rolls

Gillette College is pleased to recognize students named to the fall 2018 honor rolls. There were a total of 154 students named to the President’s, Vice President’s, and Part-Time Honor Rolls. For full-time students to earn a place on the...

 

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