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COVID-19 vaccinations ramping up across MT

As of Tuesday, 73 Powder River County residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to the state’s new COVID-19 vaccination dashboard. The dashboard shows the number of total doses administered throughout the state,...

 

Community Sewing Day begins next week

By Dawn Mraz Community Sewing Days will take place on the first Monday of the month, starting February 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Faith Bible Church. This is open to anyone who needs a work space to sew on any project or just to come together, and...

 

Hawk Wrestlers compete at home

Broadus hosted a Wrestling Mixer on Saturday, with teams from Colstrip, Baker, and Forsyth descending on the PRCDHS gym. Broadus Head Wrestling Coach Frankie Schoonover told us that whenever these...

 

Historic Epsie Store burns

Drivers on Highway 212 were treated to an impromptu warming fire last Wednesday shortly after 5 PM, as the historic Epsie Store burned to the ground. Following investigation by Broadus Volunteer Fire...

 

Hawk Boys tie for first in conference

The Broadus Hawks Boys Varsity team is now tied for first in the conference, after winning three games in the last week. Last Tuesday, Broadus hosted Ekalaka for their second meeting of the year....

 

When Sitting Bull Kicks Your Butt and the Perils of Oral History

By Shane Dunning www.redshalereflections.com Sometimes a story seems too good to be true, and history is often an inexact science. Because of this, using oral history is often like handling a lit fire...

 

Yoga Classes Begin February 1st

Courtesy PR Extension Office Yoga with Dr. George classes begin next week. Classes will be offered each Monday from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. and each Tuesday from 7 a.m. until 7:45 a.m. beginning the first week in February. Both classes will be...

 

Tom Weathers

Thomas William Weathers was born on a homestead near Epsie, Montana on August 13th, 1923 to Chester and Dena Weathers. He was the third of eight siblings. He spent the first 14 years of his life on...

 

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Lady Hawks win on the road

The Lady Hawks won two of three games over the last week. Broadus hosted Ekalaka last week. Broadus Girls Head Coach Ashley Emmons commented on Ekalaka: "Ekalaka is a very strong and experienced...

 

Voices from the Past

January 28, 1921 22 Barrels of Whiskey Cached There would be a double incentive to drill for oil at the confluence of Cache creek and Big Powder river, about 20 miles above Broadus, for aside from the oil probability there is a prospect of...

 

Local students named to Sheridan College Honor Rolls

Over 315 students were named to the Sheridan College honor rolls for the fall 2020 semester, including Bailey Smith, who was named to the President’s Honor Roll and Kashus Giacometto, who was named to the Vice President’s Honor Roll, both of...

 

FFA chapter competes in first half of District competitions

By Marshall Williams The Broadus FFA traveled to Wibaux on January 15th to compete in the first half of their district competitions with the following results. The Parliamentary Procedure team of...

 

Application Deadline is Feb 1 for Livestock Forage Disaster Program

Jan. 21, 2021 - Livestock producers in seven Montana counties are eligible to apply for 2020 Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) benefits on small grain, native pasture, and/or improved pasture due to qualifying drought. Livestock producers in...

 

Legislative Roundup - Week 3

By Austin Amestoy UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism Anti-Transgender Bills Draw Opponents Lawmakers have advanced two measures aimed at banning transgender women and girls from playing women’s sports and...

 

Wrestler Spotlight

Kyle Minow By Broadus Hawk Wrestling Coach Frankie Schoonover Kyle is a senior for the Hawk Wrestling Team. He steps into the wrestling room every day with the mindset to work hard. Kyle is a great...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

January 11, 2021 Commissioners Lee Randall, Donna Giacometto, and John Olson met for their weekly meeting. Meeting was called to order. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda was approved. Marty Drane, Maintenance Supervisor,...

 

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