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Grants awarded for Bridges, School Roof

Two state grants were recently awarded locally – one grant for $750,000 to Powder River County, which will help to replace the Moorehead Bridge, and another grant of the same amount to Broadus Schools, which will assist in the high school...

 

Broadus welcomes new Nurse Practitioner

Patrick Flanigan, FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner) has recently taken the reins as the lead medical provider at the Powder River Medical Clinic – or, as Patrick would like to refer to the facility,...

 

Change in Forest Fuels Information Meeting location

The Broadus NRCS office has announced a change in venue for the Forest Fuels information meeting, scheduled for 2 PM, on Monday, February 24th. The meeting will now be held at the Community Center in Broadus. Anyone one who owns or operates land...

 

Community Integrated Healthcare is now in operation

By Shane Copps Community Integrated Healthcare (CIH), also known as Community Paramedicine, is now in operation in Broadus. This program is a pilot project through the State of Montana DPHHS EMS and Trauma Division. Broadus is one of 6 sites in...

 

Election filing deadline drawing near

The application deadline for the upcoming open county positions is March 9th, at 5 PM. Two county positions are up for election – the District 1 County Commissioner, and the District Clerk of Court. As of Tuesday, no one had filed for either...

 

Volunteer Fire Department responds to rash of structure fires

Between January 15th and Valentine’s Day, the Broadus Volunteer Fire Department responded to three separate structure fires around the county. On January 15th, a shop at the Landa Ranch near Boyes caught fire and succumbed to the flames. Broadus...

 

Subscription rates to increase $1 per year

Due to increases in postal mailing rates, we unfortunately need to increase our subscription rates across the board, by $1. Rates will now be $38 in-county, $39 out of county, and $40 out of state, per year. Our last rate increase came at the...

 

Steps for Charity Challenge

30 teams!! That’s 120 people AND $1,200 shared with 11 local charities. Phil Reierson, Maddy’s Minions, sponsored by Riley Ranch, walked from the Miles City BLM office to downtown Miles City last week for the Bull Show. His wife, Elizabeth, said...

 

Basketball teams play final regular season games

The Broadus varsity basketball teams hosted Melstone on Friday, for the final home games of the season, before traveling to Terry on Saturday, for the final regular season games. Melstone's girls and...

 

Predator Board discusses budget, control techniques

The County Predator Control Board met on Tuesday for their annual budget meeting. The Board passed motions to elect Arnie Mader as President, and Mike Moullet as Secretary. While discussing the budget and the use of funds, the efficacy of the coyote...

 

Ashes On The Go will be provided on Ash Wednesday

By Julie Long The church season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and is counted as the 40 days between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday (excluding Sundays). This year Ash Wednesday falls on February 26th. On that day Pastor Julie Long from Our Savior...

 

Air Force to hold informational meetings on basing for new bomber

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. - The U.S. Air Force is holding informational meetings in Eastern MT to share information about the basing of the new bomber aircraft, the B-21 "Raider." Meetings are being held to provide information and solicit input...

 

Budding Mathematicians compete in Regional MathCounts Competition

By Eric Myers On Tuesday February 11th, the Broadus MathCounts participants traveled to Glendive to compete in the Eastern Division of the 2020 MathCounts Competition Series. Students solved math prob...

 

Nominees sought for Montana Heritage Keeper awards

The Montana Historical Society is seeking nominations for people and organizations whose exemplary commitment to identifying and preserving our historical and cultural heritage makes them eligible for the Heritage Keeper Awards. Up to three people...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Troy Starks, Gracey, KY, speeding in restricted zone (42/30) $65. Jason Heeg, Shepherd, MT, DUI- 3rd C.A. Complaint, dismissed by Court-LE failed to provide discovery. Elwin Grant, Broadus, MT, driving w/o valid...

 

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Submitted by Katlan Cain, of the Custer Network Against Domestic/Sexual Assault Did you know that throughout our nation, teens aged 12 to 19 experience the highest rates of sexual assault and rape? (youth.gov) Within a single year, about 1.5 million...

 

Births - Malin May Huckins

Malin May Huckins was born to Sherry and Coaly Huckins on October 26th, 2019 at 7:49 pm. The beautiful baby girl entered this world at 8 lbs. 3 oz. and was 20.5 inches long. She joins her big sister,...

 

Hawks Celebrate Senior Night

Broadus Seniors participating in winter sports and activities (except for Wrestling, which celebrated their senior night at the Broadus Mixer) were honored during the Melstone home...

 

Alyssa Riley awarded the PR Conservation District Scholarship

By Liz Riter Alyssa Riley was recently awarded a scholarship by the Powder River Conservation District, which will be used by Alyssa during her spring semester in vet school. She is the daughter of...

 

Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies in Big Horn County

Helena, Mont. – On Tuesday February 12th, the Montana Department of Livestock (MDOL) reported the first case of terrestrial (non-bat) rabies in the state in 2020. The rabies-infected skunk was captured in Big Horn County. There are no known cat,...

 

Powder River County Claims

January 2020 Montana Dept Of Revenue 28274.40 Globalstar Usa 87.43 Morrison-Maierle Systems Corp 1250.00 Powder River Chamber Of Commerce 500.00 Powder River Examiner 559.75 Range Telephone Cooperative 3683.04 Town Of Broadus 2112.25 Verizon...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, February 22, 1990 Outlook dim for adding two sports programs The Unified Board of School Trustees will probably turn down a request to add two sports programs. The request was made by girls’ golf coach Sylvia Zimmer, at a meeting...

 

Real Estate Transfers

Owen Rumph, Etux, Etal, Richard N. Rumph, Etux, Etal to Tom Riggs, Etux, Warranty Deed, T6S, R50E, Sec. 11, S2SE4, NE4SE4; T6S, R50E, Sec. 12, S2; T6S, R50E, Sec. 13, N2, SW4, SE4SE4; T6S, R50E, Sec. 14, NE4, E2SE4, NE4NW4; T6S, R50E, Sec. 24,...

 

Boyes Italian Dinner

The Boyes Community Club's 38th Annual Italian Dinner was held last Sunday, drawing an estimated 255 guests to dine on a wonderful array of Mediterranean themed delights. (Photo courtesy Stacie...

 

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