Articles from the January 19, 2023 edition


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  • Broadus Wrestlers Learn Hard-Fought Lessons At Cowboy Tourney

    Jan 19, 2023

    “It was a lightbulb moment,” Broadus Head Wrestling Coach Frankie Schoonover described the moment when Senior Hawk Wrestler Colton Playle learned his capabilities during a match at the fabled Cowboy Invitational Wrestling Tournament, last Friday and Saturday in Miles City. 34 teams competed at the annual event, including 8 wrestlers from Broadus. Playle was wrestling in the JV Tournament on Friday when he was nearly pinned, and as Scho-onover described the scene, something just seemed to change in the young man. Schoonover said: “Colton just de...

  • Varsity Basketball Teams Host Home Games

    Jan 19, 2023

    On January 13th and 14th, Broadus hosted a series of basketball games against Jordan on Friday, and Melstone from the 5C on Saturday. Broadus also hosted St. Labre this Tuesday. Girls Last Friday the Lady Hawks played to a packed house in the Hawk Quonset, as they took on the conference rival Jordan Lady Mustangs. Broadus jumped out to an early lead 10-6 in the first quarter, and kept a close lead going into halftime, up 21-19. In the third quarter Broadus capitalized on a series of steals and...

  • Prepare for Calving Season

    Jan 19, 2023

    By Mary Rumph, MSU Powder River Extension Agent The warmer weather has positively affected the outlook of many on the up-coming calving season. For many producers, calving season will be in full swing in six to eight weeks. The following are some tips to offer in preparation for calving. If you haven’t already done so, now is a good time to prepare for the increased workload by checking calving equipment and facilities. Take time to do a walk-through and inspection of your calving facilities: Are the calving pens and working equipment ready f...

  • Shape Broadus' Future

    Jan 19, 2023

    By PR Extension Office What kind of future do you see for Broadus? Join us for a social event to discuss your vision. The event will take place on Thursday, February 2nd, at 6:00 p.m., at the Senior Center in Broadus. In celebration of Groundhog Day, join us for a sensational social hour. “We want Broadus to be welcoming and inviting to residents and visitors,” explained Mayor Chad Gatlin, “and we’d like to support the Broadus businesses and community in that effort.” For more information, contact Melissa Billing at 406-436-2583 or Chad Gatlin...

  • Yoga Classes In Broadus

    Jan 19, 2023

    By PR Extension Office Cressi Johnson, an advanced 500 level Yoga instructor with Yoga Alliance, is gearing up to teach yoga classes beginning mid-February and will offer the class at the time of day that works best for most participants. The following options are being considered. Register for the option that you are most likely to attend. Option #1 - Rise and Shine Yoga Class will be scheduled at 6:30 am, two days each week. The Rise and Shine class will get your morning started with a clear mind and increased energy. Ease awake with g...

  • Developing New Homes, Increasing Supply

    Jan 19, 2023

    MSU Extension Housing Webinar Set for Next Week By PR Extension Office The webinar series, “Tackling Housing Needs in Small Towns”, continues Wednesday, January 25th, at the Election Room in Broadus. Developing New Homes, Increasing Supply is the topic of the next session scheduled for 11:30 am to 12:45 pm. Several builders or developers will discuss using manufactured housing to boost supply. Soup will be provided. MSU Extension and NeighborWorks Montana are hosting the webinar series designed to help communities tackle housing needs in small...

  • South Otter Draft Decision Notice Available for Landscape Restoration and Resiliency Project

    Jan 19, 2023

    9-Day Objection Period for Previous Commenters and Draft Decision Notice Ashland, MT – January 18, 2023 – A draft Decision Notice is available for the Ashland Ranger District, Custer Gallatin National Forest’s South Otter Landscape Restoration and Resiliency Project, located approximately six miles south of Ashland, MT, and Highway 212. The project encompasses 292,000 acres of National Forest System lands making up primarily the southern portion of the Ashland Ranger District and substantially overlapping the Powder River and Rosebud Count...

  • Local Shooters Compete in Miles City

    Jan 19, 2023

    Below are results from the Custer County 4-H Shoot, held last weekend in Miles City. Archery results Aria Gatlin placed 1st in the Age 11-12 Bare Bow class, scoring 79 points. Caden D'Amico placed 1st in the Age 9-10 Limited Bow class by shooting a 120, and Carson D'Amico placed 2nd with 101. Justin Aye placed 1st in Limited Bow in the 13+ division, with a 196. In the 11-12 Bow Hunter class, Delaney Ruland received 1st place shooting a 248, Kade VerWolf, 3rd with 231, Carter D'Amico, 4th firing...

  • COMMISSIONER PROCEEDINGS

    Jan 19, 2023

    Friday, December 30, 2022 Chairman Lee Randall called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m. in the Commissioner’s office, Powder River County Courthouse. Commissioner John Olson was present and Commissioner Donna Giacometto was absent. The board reviewed the consent agenda, and reviewed expenditure reports. Cory Wilhelm stopped in to discuss the recent survey fee resolution. The board reviewed the 2022 Annual Financial Report presented by Cynde Gatlin, Clerk & Recorder. Libby Nisley, Pool Supervisor, met with the board to discuss the 2023 s...

  • Library Notes

    Jan 19, 2023

    by Henry A. Malley Memorial Library Head Librarian Barb Mitchell We are happy to still have Dora Huckins’ ship and shell collection in our display case. Make sure you go back and admire it when you stop in! We still have the MiFi hotspots available to check out for our patrons. It is a free resource for those who need it, supplied by the Montana State Library. We also are able to borrow books from other libraries that we don’t have on the shelf through our Interlibrary loan program. Our MtLib2Go services is changing from Overdrive to Libby in...

  • Vern Ullrich

    Jan 19, 2023

    Vernon Paul Ullrich passed away at Powder River Manor in Broadus on the evening of December 23, 2022. We rejoice that he is free from all pain and suffering and has been made whole. Vernon was the second child born to Karl H. and Ruby Griff Ullrich. Born on July 5, 1956, he joined an older brother Victor. He was baptized at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Broadus. His childhood was spent on the Ullrich Ranch playing with his brother and enjoying the beauty and adventure of the ranch. He had a...

  • Theo Alderman

    Jan 19, 2023

    Theo Alderman, age 30, of Sheridan, Wyoming formerly of Broadus passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2023 in Miles City. Theo Betty Lou Alderman was born on March 20, 1992 in Spearfish, SD to Gary & Theresa (Trucano) Alderman. Her sister, Jennifer, and her cousins were anxiously waiting at the Trucano Ranch to meet her! Some of Theo's childhood favorite things to do were playing Barbie dolls with her sister and friends, watching Barney on TV, creating playdough figures, feeding & petting her...

  • Voices From The Past

    Jan 19, 2023

    January 19, 1923 Bob Eccles to Fatten Cattle with Corn Robert Eccles of the Cross ranch on Little Powder River, is experimenting with feeding his cattle corn before consigning them to market. Last week he shipped from Moorcroft about 500 head of mixed cattle, sending them to the feedlots of Seward, Neb., where they will be given rations of corn to increase their weight and improve their market value. It is said all these cattle are branded ED. They were trailed from Little Powder River to Moorcroft by Charles Scofield, George Straugh, Tom...

  • Legislative Feature - Week 2

    Jan 19, 2023

    By Caven Wade UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism HELENA – The laws that regulate water, arguably Montana’s most valuable natural resource, are complex and tied to nearly every industry in the state, so when lawmakers gather in Helena every two years for the legislative session, it's often at the top of the agenda. In the 2023 Montana Legislature, the water debate is shaping up to focus on two pieces of legislation: One that would tackle the future of water courts and another that would update the water per...

  • Real Estate Transfers

    Jan 19, 2023

    Jae A. Notti, Etux, Suzanne S. Notti, Etvir to Harry B. Goodwin, Etux, Diana Goodwin, Etvir, Lot 4, T8S, R45E, Sec. 04; Lot 5, T8S, R45E, Sec. 04; Lot 12, T8S, R45E, Sec. 04; Lot 1, T8S, R45E, Sec. 05; Lot 2, T8S, R45E, Sec. 05; Lot 3, T8S, R45E, Sec. 05; Lot 4, T8S, R45E, Sec. 05; Lot 5, T8S, R45E, Sec. 05; Lot 6, T8S, R45E, Sec. 05; Lot 7, T8S, R45E, Sec. 05; Lot 8, T8S, R45E, Sec. 05; Lot 9, T8S, R45E, Sec. 05; Lot 10, T8S, R45E, Sec. 05; Lot 11, T8S, R45E, Sec. 05; Lot 12, T8S, R45E, Sec. 05; Lot 13, T8S, R45E, Sec. 05; Lot 14, T8S, R45E,...

  • DPHHS: Take Action to Help Prevent Respiratory Illnesses this Winter

    Jan 19, 2023

    Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) officials are reporting substantial influenza (flu) activity during the first three months of this current flu season, from September through December 2022, that has far exceeded the prior five-year averages. Since the week of September 25 through December 31, 2022, there have been 408 influenza-associated hospitalizations reported to DPHHS, well above the five-year season average of 88 hospitalizations for that same time frame. The five-year seasonal average for hospitalizations for an...

  • Broadus AAU Team Places In Miles City

    Jan 19, 2023

    By Jim Kolka The Broadus AAU wrestlers showed up in force for the first tournament of the year at Miles City on January 15th. Broadus had 29 out of the 525 competitors, placing 8th overall out of 18 teams. Broadus AAU placing was as follows: Wesley Kinzer 1st, Jesse Barnhart 1st, Kreed Graff 1st, Sophie Ostendorf 1st, Mason Kolka 2nd, Hazel Kinzer 2nd, Myla Gatlin 2nd, Tizer Barnhart 3rd, Quincy Emmons 3rd, Trace Emmons 3rd, Lincoln Ostendorf 3rd, Mesa Graff 3rd, Patrick Handran 3rd, Pruitt McDo...

  • Powder River County Claims

    Jan 19, 2023

    Abbey Barnhart $734.51 Ability $540.75 Adam Johnson $2,886.08 ADDCO Office Systems $181.70 Alderman Oil Co. $17,541.00 Allbridge $795.34 Amazon Capital Services $163.80 Amazon.com Credit $230.72 Amsden, LLC $550.00 Aramark Uniform Services $346.02 Aye’s Fabricating & Repair $673.00 Barbara K Mitchell $69.59 Barbero Estates, LLC $850.00 Ben VerWolf $75.00 Big Sky Fire Protection Service $275.00 Bill Stevens $225.00 Billings Clinic $722.18 Black Hills Energy $36.01 Boss Office Products $2,295.86 Boss Office Products $2,261.87 Broadus Foods Inc $...

  • Locals compete at Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals

    Jan 19, 2023

    Several local rodeo competitors won money at the 44th Annual Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals held at Montana Expo Park in Great Falls on January 12-14, 2023. Joey Williams won the third round of the Breakaway Roping with the finals fast time of 1.9 seconds, garnering $2439.68. Joey was also the Year-end Circuit Champion, with $12,090.34 total winnings for the year. Her horse, Baybe Bullet, took home the honors for Montana WPRA Horse of the Year. Joey qualified for the NFR Open, to take place in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Radley Day, along...

  • Births - Elliot John Gregory

    Jan 19, 2023

    Elliot John Gregory was born December 16th, 2022 at 6:10 pm in Fayetteville, North Carolina, to proud parents Madison Hansen and Brandon Gregory. Elliot weighed 8 lbs 1 oz, and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jim and Shelley Hansen of Broadus, Montana. Sandra and the late Ronnie Strommen as well as Dale and Glenice Hansen are Elliot’s maternal great-grandparents. Paternal grandparents are Nina and John “Bryan” Gregory of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Paternal great...

  • Births - Kyler Wade Bird

    Jan 19, 2023

    Kyler Wade Bird was born January 2, 2023 to parents Logan and Jennifer Bird of Volborg. He weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Kyler joins big sisters Allie and Tori. Kyler was the first baby of the year born at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City, Montana. He was given many great gifts from businesses around Miles City....

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