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Hawks compete at Southern C Divisional Tourney

After a 4th place showing at the 4C District basketball tournament two weeks ago in Miles City, the Broadus Hawks boys team went on to play in Laurel last week, at the Southern C Divisional...

 

Local towing business hits the road

Josh Stevenson of Olive recently began work with Gibbs Towing, a company out of Glendive, to provide a wrecker service in the Powder River County area. For the past several years, Broadus has been...

 

VFW to hold St. Patrick's Luncheon

By Molly Lloyd The Broadus VFW would like your support with some improvement projects that are needed to our community’s VFW Hall. In order for the VFW Hall to continue to provide a safe and welcoming environment for local wedding celebrations,...

 

HS Choir to present Musical

By Lisa Lynch The Broadus High School Choir will present Ellie Greenwich the Musical on March 7 and 8 at 6:00 p.m. in the H.S. auditorium. If you like songs like “Be My Baby”, “Leader of The Pack”, and “Chapel of Love”, then you will...

 

A lifetime hobby

Courtesy of Rural Montana Magazine Tongue River Electric Cooperative Trustee Bob Janssen of Volborg made his first wood-working project as an 11-year-old in 4-H. Half a century later, the now...

 

Chamber News

Greetings from the winter wonderland of Powder River County – As we close out February, we’re all wishing for some warmer temps on behalf of the local ranchers, and we hope your calving, lambing, shearing and bull sale seasons are successful...

 

Steps for Charity Challenge

This week we will highlight the teams that chose charities in memory of Amanda Gaskill. Two groups chose the Amanda Gaskill Scholarship Fund: Fantastic Four are Tami and Sierra Bayles, Jen Rosencranz and Janie Calvert. Gaskill’s Gallopers are...

 

Aubrey Larson

Aubrey Doyle Larson, 87, of Stevensville passed away on Monday February 11, 2019 from complications of multiple myeloma. He had endured this painful cancer for several months. Aubrey was born on June 29, 1931 in Circle, Montana. He was raised there...

 

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Commissioners Proceedings

February 19, 2019 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with Donna Giacometto, Lee Randall and Rod Schaffer present. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda – Rod moved, Donna seconded this motion, all in favor, motion...

 

Attention all Cattle and Sheep Producers:

Powder River County is now sending out new predator control forms. The new forms are a combined setup with the Dept of Livestock and Powder River County Predator Control, and encompass, fixed wing, helicopter and ground control. These forms are...

 

Legislative Roundup – Week 7

UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism The Montana House of Representatives last week advanced legislation that would require a two-third vote majority for the Legislature to transfer funds out the state’s fire...

 

70 Years Ago

February 18, 1949 County, State and Federal Agencies Cooperate in Effort to Get Roads Open to Ranches but Losses Will Be Extremely Heavy Persistent efforts on the part of the county, state and federal agencies interested in opening the roads in Powde...

 

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 is March 6th . On that day Pastor Julie Long from Our Savior’s...

 

Church Notes

FAITH BIBLE CHURCH Pastor Tom Herzog Sunday, March 3rd – Pitch-In Dinner following service; Music Special – Peyton Gotfredson Sunday, March 10th - Ryan Devore filling pulpit; Communion as a part of regular service Sunday, March 17th - Mission...

 

4-H News

Biddle Busy Beavers The January meeting was called to order by President Rheanna Schroeder. The meeting was held at the high school student lounge, following basketball games. There were 17 members and guests present. Jordyn gave a report on Mini...

 

City League Bowling Tourney Results

The City Bowling Tournament was held over three consecutive Saturdays in February, at Powder River Lanes in Broadus. Here are the results: Men’s Teams: 1st - Tom Herzog, Kirk Askin, Barry Russiff & Bob Salomon, 2430. Men’s Doubles: 1st - Bill...

 

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