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Annual Health Fair Coming Up in April

Annual Powder River Health Fair to be held on Thursday, April 23. By Kerry Gardner Powder River Health Fair is 23 years strong and this service is available to any and all in Broadus and surrounding areas. We are offering the same blood tests as in...

 

February Weather was Mild

The weather for February was fairly mild, especially compared to the last two years. The overall average temperatures for the month were right in line with long term averages – temperatures near...

 

Residents File for Elected Positions

The filing deadline for major party candidates in the open county elected positions was Monday. Filing for Commissioner District 1 are Rod Schaffer and Ted Amsden. Both have filed as republicans. Filing for Clerk of District Court are Vanna Byrd and...

 

5th Graders Host Wax Museum this Friday

The 5th Grade class is hosting an interactive Wax Museum and you’re invited! Join us Friday, March 13 in the high school auditorium from 9 a.m. until noon. During your tour, you will meet several historical figures and find out interesting facts...

 

School Board Considers Levy

The Broadus School Board met Monday evening to discuss the March agenda. The Board accepted the resignation of Barb Mitchell as Concessions Manager, effective at the end of the school year. The Board will be looking to hire a new manager. Next on...

 

Hawks Play at Divisional Tourney

The Broadus Hawk Varsity team finished out their season last week at the Southern C Divisional Tournament, in Miles City. The Hawks went into the tournament coming off a huge upset against previously...

 

Steps For Charity Challenge Week 5

“My pedometer has motivated me to walk”, said Dee Katus, member of INTERSTATE STEPPERS, adding that wearing her pedometer has increased her awareness of how many steps she gets each day. “I had to go shed hunting to increase my steps,” Tedi...

 

Letters to the Editor

Billy, At the end of January, Ray Traub became ill with what was thought the flu, on February 1st it was discovered that he had viral meningitis and shingles on his brain, leading to encephalitis and pneumonia. On February 11th Ray was moved to the...

 

Sonnette Fuels Project Discussed

By Shanna Talcott Approximately 36 people consisting of contractors, landowners (20), and agency personnel met on February 24th to discuss fuels reduction projects in western Powder River County. Corey Swenson, Natural Resources Conservation Service...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

February 24, 2020 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with all members present. Meeting was called to order. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda – Rod moved, Donna seconded this motion, all in favor, motion carried. C...

 

Births - Brittney Mae Desatoff

Brittney Mae Desatoff was welcomed into the world by her proud parents Logan and Jazmin Desatoff on February 7, 2020. Brittney weighed 5 lbs. 6 oz. and was 17 ¾" long. Paternal grandparents...

 

Library Notes

by Henry A. Malley Memorial Library Head Librarian Diane Stuver March 12th On display at the Henry A. Malley Memorial Library is “Sarah Earley Photography”. Don Birkholz has his collection of Glass Milk Jugs in the display case. Recent adult fict...

 

Superintendent's Report

By Broadus Schools Superintendent Jim Hansen 3-9-2020 Great news-your high school received a substantial grant from the Montana Department of Commerce for $750,000 to install a new roof membrane. Taxpayers approved a levy in 1992 to install the...

 

Celebrate Amazing Women with the Montana Historical Society

March is Women’s History Month, and the Montana Historical Society invites the public to celebrate the lives of the amazing women who have called the Treasure State home. For example, Martha Edgerton Rolf Plassmann, born in 1850, not only was a tea...

 

Spring Creek Mizpah News

By Helen Orestad Powderville Hall Card Parties closed out another year of fun, laughter, and tradition. Traditionally meeting in January and February for a long time. Here is a summary of the games for the year! Jan 4 High Man was Jim Beardsley, Low...

 

Swenson listed on UW Fall President's Honor Roll

The University of Wyoming President’s Honor Roll consists of regularly enrolled undergraduates who earned a 4.0 (“A”) grade-point average for the semester. To be eligible, students must have been enrolled for a minimum of 12 credit hours taken...

 

Real Estate Transfers

Merlin J. Brown, Etux to Rhonda R. Rosencranz, Warranty Deed, Lot 4, Block 9, City of Broadus, Trautman Subdivision; Lot 5, Block 9, City of Broadus, Trautman Subdivision, N2. Julia M. Gatlin, Etal, Kenneth Peter Gress, Etal to Russell A. Compton,...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, March 15, 1990 Hawks, Samuelson set new school records Although the 1989-90 Broadus Hawks failed to earn a berth in Montana State Class B Basketball Tournament action, the overall success of the team speaks for itself in the number of...

 

Starlab at Broadus Schools

At the conclusion of "I Love to Read" Month, Broadus Elementary students were treated to a visit by the Museum of the Rockies' Starlab. Broadus Schools Librarian Kendra Hartman guided students...

 

BLM seeks comments on Pumpkin Creek Management

(MILES CITY, Mont.) – The BLM is gathering public comments as part of the preparation of an environmental assessment to identify management issues and develop alternative management scenarios for approximately 19,498 acres of public lands in the...

 

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