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St. V's Distributes Nearly $19,000 To Those In Need In 2021

By Dee Mobley We’ve been a couple months’ pokey (actually, tis me who’s been in procrastination mode) in saying thank you for a wildly productive 2021 to all those who make the St Vincent de Paul store a blessing to Powder River County and...

 

Vermeer Dealership Now Under New Ownership

Skyler and Hannah Pownall are the owners of Z Mill Inc., a Vermeer equipment dealer in Broadus. The couple recently purchased the dealership from Kurt and Julie Collins, who operated the business...

 

High School Sports Commentators Ply Their Trade

Beginning in the fall of 2020, volleyball, football, and later in the year, basketball games were broadcast on the NFHS Network, via cameras installed in the gym and on the football field at Broadus...

 

PR Health Fair Won't Take Place This Spring

By Kerry Gardner Unfortunate news – we will not be able to hold a Health Fair in Broadus this spring. We recently received a phone call from Billings Clinic lab marketing department that Billings Clinic Lab is unable to do any health fairs in the...

 

PR County COVID-19 Update

By Powder River County Health Nurse Darlynn Williams We’re not at the end of the pandemic yet, but the situation has changed, and we need to adapt to this new phase. In year three of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all tired, frustrated, and upset...

 

Big Sky Big Leadership Focused On Community Assets

By PR Extension Office "What is a community asset?" asked MSU Extension Rosebud/Treasure Agent Jennifer Anderson at the February Big Sky Big Leadership (BSBL) program last week. Anderson, who has a...

 

JV Boys Finish Season With Perfect Record

By Boys JV Coach Dustin Lanke The JV boys basketball team played their last game February 11th and defeated Melstone 29-19, finishing the season with a perfect 15-0 record, following a 13-2 record in 2020-21. Starters Eli Heacock and Matt Hansen...

 

Girls JV Ends Season 10-3

By Girls JV Coach Monica Smith The JV girls basketball team had a solid season from start to finish. Although many of the games were shortened and a few were canceled, they finished with an overall record of 10-3, with the only losses being...

 

Norma Ann "Dolly" Rath Gorder

Norma Gorder, age 85, passed away after a brief illness on February 24, 2022 in Miles City, MT. Norma was born in Bowman County, ND on June 7, 1936 to parents Emil & Leona Rath. She went to school in Scranton, ND. Norma enjoyed all sports and...

 

Church Notes

FAITH BIBLE CHURCH Pastor Tom Herzog To Enable Believers/To Build Relationships/To Win the Lost Sunday, March 6th - Pitch-in following service Sunday, March 13th - Communion during service Tuesday, March 15th - Double Portion Music Concert, 6 pm...

 

Hunting And Fishing License Year Begins March 1

By MT FWP The 2022 license year opened March 1, which means that is the day you can buy new hunting and fishing licenses and begin applying for permits and special licenses. The deadline to apply for deer and elk permits is April 1. Applications fo...

 

Voices from the Past

March 3, 1922 C.B. Lewis Elected President of Broadus Publishing Company At a special meeting of the board of directors of the Broadus Publishing Company Tuesday evening, Charles B. Lewis was elected president to fill an unexpired term. A vacancy on...

 

Kindergarten, Food Groups, & Pizza

By Liz Riter On February 23, 2022, Liz Riter and Sarah Fortner with the Powder River Conservation District met with the Kindergarten class to teach them about food groups and pizza. First, we talked...

 

Elementary News

By Broadus School Principal Denise Ternes Wild About READING month finale Monday, February 28 is the final day for our Love to Read month. In the afternoon students will enjoy the movie Zootopia, so they can bring their blankets and a pillow. Snacks...

 

Rumph Is Custer County Extension Agent

Courtesy of The Miles City Star/Hanna Kambich A new face can be found in the Montana State University Custer County Extension office. Jackie Rumph, 31, is the new Family Consumer Science's (FCS) Exten...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

Thursday, February 17, 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. Commissioner Donna Giacometto was absent. 9:30 a.m. - Commi...

 

Letters To The Editor

To the Editor, The Canadians are giving us a lesson on how a national police force works, taking unheard of measures against her citizens we find hard to comprehend. Our system is unique in that the local sheriff is answerable only to the electorate....

 

Steps For Charity

By PR Extension Office Week 4 “I get my steps playing basketball with Dillon,” explained Colton Biesheuvel. “I get mine shed hunting,” added Paysen Kuhbacher. “I get my steps in basketball practice and ball games,” added Ciara...

 

Keep Your Address Current

Courtesy MT Dept of Revenue HELENA — The Montana Department of Revenue has an important message to income tax filers: Keep your mailing address current with the department. This is especially true for anyone filing a Montana income tax return for...

 

How the Powder River Might Have Gotten Its Name

Courtesy of the Miles City Star, By Amorette Allison The names of places always interests me so when I came across this article in the Saturday, Jan. 25, 1947 Miles City Daily Star, I found it fascinating. The rather wordy headline reads “How...

 

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