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Local health officials issue guidance on Coronavirus

With Coronavirus (CoVID 19) such a hot topic of late, we wanted to see how local officials are responding to the issue. As of Monday, the County Commissioners had not discussed the matter. Public Health Nurse Darlynn Williams, as well as Public...

 

Filing deadline for elected offices is Monday

Current County Commissioner Rod Schaffer has re-filed for his position in the upcoming election, while Ted Amsden has also filed for the same position. Vanna Byrd has filed for Clerk of District Court. All three candidates have filed as Republicans,...

 

Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch looking for generous ranchers

The Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch is looking for area ranchers to help out in their “Homes for Heifers” program. As a member of the program, a rancher has the option to receive a bred heifer from the Boys and Girls Ranch. The heifer, which...

 

The Story of Rube's Rocks

Several years ago, Kelli (Mellor) Davis and her mom, Judy Mellor, both formerly of Broadus, were visiting Sheridan, Wyoming for Don King Days. The duo had been spending a lot of time together,...

 

Steps for Charity Challenge

A special thanks to Jeanne Coolahan, Powder River Pals team member, who submitted photos of her walking friend, Rainy, on a Northern California beach, among the redwood trees and in a flowering almond orchard. Share your WALKING photos at...

 

Springtime prescribed fire projects scheduled by BLM

(MILES CITY, Mont.) – The Bureau of Land Management will be conducting prescribed burn operations in Custer County this spring when fuel conditions and weather permit safe operations. Multiple days of burning may be conducted throughout the spring...

 

Kindergarteners learn about food groups and birds, eat pizza

By Liz Riter On February 20, 2020, Liz Riter with the Powder River Conservation District, and Elizabeth Emeline with the American Bird Conservancy (ABC), met with the Kindergarten class to teach them...

 

MOMS Club to host self defense class

MOM’s Club of Southeastern Montana is planning a Women’s Self Defense Class. The class will be held at the Broadus Community Center from 1-4 PM on Saturday, March 14th. Cost to attend is $30 per person. The class emphasizes self-defense as well...

 

FFA District Results

By Erick McConnon, FFA Reporter On February 24 the Broadus FFA traveled back to Ekalaka for the second half of the annual District event. The results are as follows: FBM Team 5th place Individually Bailey Smith 6th Megan Johnson 13th Callie Williams...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am a retired rancher from Powder River County, member of Northern Plains Resource Council, and along with other ranchers and consumers, have been fighting for mandatory Country-of-Origin Labeling for nearly 20 years. We’re not...

 

Hunting regulations available online

Courtesy MT FWP The 2020 Deer, Elk, Antelope, Black Bear, and Moose, Sheep, and Goat hunting regulations are available online. The regulations were finalized by the Fish & Wildlife Commission on Feb. 13. Printed copies will be available at all...

 

MUS to continue "One-Two-Free" Dual Enrollment program for high schoolers

Popular program allows high school students to earn college credit tuition-free, boosts academic success Submitted by Broadus Schools Counselor Dori Phillips HELENA – Montana Governor Steve Bullock and Commissioner of Higher Education Clayton...

 

Editorial

Remember to set your clocks forward an hour this Saturday night, as Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 AM, Sunday morning. Daylight Saving Time (DST) is an outdated and archaic remnant of a bygone era, originally organized by the Germans and the...

 

Dan Nisley

Daniel Nisley, 91, of Spearfish, SD and a long-time resident of Powder River County, passed away on Monday, February 24, 2020 at Spearfish Canyon Healthcare in Spearfish, SD. Daniel Nisley was born...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Seyed Nahravan, Arlington Heights, IL, speeding in restricted zone (45/30) $65. Troy Zinda, Wibaux, MT, daytime speeding (83/70) $70. MHP Ashley Lawrence, Ashland, MT, speeding in restricted zone (75/65) $55....

 

Bowling End of Season Results

Courtesy of Dawn Mraz Wicked Wednesday Entertainment (WWE) Ladies League Members: Hannelore Olson, high game 167, over average 55; Sara Bradley, high game 136, over average 46; Lori Stokes, high game...

 

Makoshika State Park to Host First Annual College Mascot Challenge

Will take place Saturday, April 18th at 10:00 am. (Glendive, MT) The gauntlet has been thrown down and the field has been determined. Eight regional college mascots have accepted the challenge, but which one will emerge victorious? Makoshika State...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, March 8, 1990 Elsie Malley honored on 100th birthday About 55 residents attended a celebration at Henry Malley Memorial Library last Monday night, honoring facility benefactress Elsie Malley for her one-hundredth birthday. The library was...

 

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