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Groundhog predicts early spring, couldn't be more wrong

-36 reading on March 3rd is coldest ever recorded in March Punxsutawney Phil, that precocious groundhog from Gobbler's Knob, lied to us. On February 2nd, the flea-bitten rodent did not see his...

 

Junior High Students Compete in Math Contest

By Eric Myers On Tuesday February 12th, the 2019 Broadus MathCounts participants traveled to Glendive to compete in the Eastern Division of the MathCounts Competition Series. Students solved math...

 

Living with Dementia Workshop coming up in April

By Kathy Bowers, Powder River Manor Social Services Director Do you have questions about dementia and ways to assist loved ones who have dementia? The Powder River Manor has received a grant for dementia education for the Powder River County area....

 

Custer Forest Land Management Plan and Draft EIS Available for Public Comment

The US Forest Service recently released the draft revised land management plan and draft environmental impact statement for the Custer Gallatin National Forest for public review and comment. These plans seek to update the previous plans – the...

 

Steps for Charity Challenge

#prstepsforcharity Keep on WALKING!! How does WALKING benefit you? • Burns calories. ... • Strengthens your heart. ... • Lowers blood sugar. ... • Eases joint pain. ... • Boosts immune function. ... • Boost energy. ... • Improves mood....

 

Letters to the Editor

Your recent column “70 Years Ago” described the January weather of 1949 and brought to mind the story Mom (Bobbie Heidel) would tell of her untimely arrival from eastern Tennessee to eastern Montana on January 1, 1949, as a 21 year old who had...

 

Tax Tip: Montanans 62 or Over May Qualify for $1,000 Credit

It’s time to file your tax returns, and the Montana Department of Revenue has a tip for folks 62 and over: Check if you qualify for the Montana Elderly Homeowner/Renter Tax Credit. It’s worth up to $1,000, even for those who are not obligated to...

 

Cecil Kolka

Cecil Elwood Kolka passed away peacefully on February 25, 2019 at Holy Rosary Health Center in Miles City at the age of 87. Cecil was born on December 2, 1931 to Violet May and Arthur Kolka. He was...

 

Powder River First Responders Update

By Shane Copps Your Powder River First Responders have been very busy the last several months. We have received some grants that will fund different trainings for the next year or so. A few of these will be some very high level classes and we expect...

 

Library Notes

On display at the Henry A. Malley Memorial Library through April are two new displays. Artwork done by Connie Barnhart’s High School Students and several paintings from attendees at this winter’s Adult Ed Art Class are on the Boards. Allen George...

 

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame seeks nominations for Class of 2019

The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) is seeking nominations for the 2019 Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame induction round. Every year, the MCHF & WHC honors living and historical figures that have made notable...

 

Anglers catching limited tiger muskie in Region 7 reminded of state regs

A couple of tiger muskies were reported caught recently in Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 7, one at Gartside Dam near Sidney and one at Tongue River Reservoir. These are the only waters in the region that have tiger muskies, so it’s a rare and excit...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Leland Hollis, Deadwood, SD, nighttime speeding (83/65) $70. Dillon Partin, Wheatfield, IN, daytime speeding (84/70) $70. Rebecca Barrett, Williston, ND, daytime speeding (88/70) $70. Christopher Cunningham, Port...

 

Legislative Report

We are now at the halfway point of the 66th legislative session. The major accomplishments of the first half include passing K-12 funding and adopting a reasonable state pay plan. The second half will also include major discussions on the budget....

 

Legislative Roundup – Week 8

UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism HELENA — The 66th Montana Legislature is at its halfway mark and that means that any general bills that did not make it through their first house before the transmittal...

 

Try Not to Stress Wildlife at this Time of Year

Courtesy MT FWP Late winter is a difficult time for wildlife. After using fat reserves through most of the winter, along with trying to find what food is available, many animals are at their most vulnerable. In addition, this has been a snowy and...

 

Lady Hawk JV Basketball Season Stats

The Lady Hawk JV team went 1 and 8 on the season. Individual stats and scores are shown below. 12/15/18 @ Wibaux Broadus 28 – Wibaux 27 Rheanna Schroeder – 2 pts, 1 steal, 3 rebounds Lea Aye – 1 assist, 1 steal, 1 rebound Chalee Harms – 1...

 

Real Estate Transfers

Estate of Frank Rosencranz Jr, Etal and Barbara Rosencranz, Etal to Barbara Rosencranz, Notice of Termination of Joint Tenancy, Lot 13, City of Powder River, Crane Acres Subdivision. Jack L. Mills, Etux to Dale Edwards, Inc., Warranty Deed, T3S,...

 

Births ~ Whitlee Jayd Pluhar

Whitlee Jayd Pluhar was born on 2/27 at 2:27 pm. Whitlee's birthday just so happened to coincide with what would have been her Great Grandma Evelene's 75th birthday! At birth, Whitlee weighed 7# 11oz...

 

70 Years Ago

March 11, 1949 Moving of Huge Tonnage of Hay and Feed by Truck Convoy Saved the Lives of Many Cattle that Were out of Feed “Operation Snowlift” in Powder River County came to a successful end last week with the arrival of moderate weather over...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, March 2, 1989 Controversy surrounds Hawk loss at divisional tourney To say that the Broadus Hawks got the short end of the stick at the Eastern 2-B Divisional Basketball tournament is the understatement of the year. In their second game of...

 

SCAM USING FAKE STATE AUDITOR DOCUMENTS TARGETS MONTANA

HELENA, Mont. – State Auditor Matt Rosendale is warning Montanans to watch out for a scam that is using fake documents mimicking official State Auditor legal agreements, including Rosendale’s signature and the name and email of a State Auditor...

 

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