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Poor Weather makes for tough calving

A story which has played out around the countryside due to the cold temps and deep snow is told in pictures. A calf, hypothermic and near death, is plucked from the snow and brought inside the...

 

School Board Meets

The Broadus School Board met Monday to discuss a variety of issues, including the hiring of two teaching positions and a coach, considering the Transportation Committee recommendations on a bus contract addendum, and adjusting the Powderville bus mil...

 

Rolling Hills Golf Course to hold Member Meeting on April 6

The annual Member Meeting at Rolling Hills Golf Course will be held Saturday, April 6th, at 4 p.m at the clubhouse. A free meal prepared by our new clubhouse manager, Tammy Schoenbeck, will be provided for members. Following dinner, we will have a...

 

Amanda Gaskill Tournament Coming up Next Weekend

By Josh Gardner Here is the latest update on the Amanda Gaskill Memorial Basketball Tournament. The tournament bracket is full, with 6 mens teams and 4 womens teams! 85 players are set to converge on Broadus next weekend to support the tournament...

 

Broadus Students celebrate I Love to Read Month, compete in Battle of the Books

By Kendra Hartman During the month of February, we celebrated I Love to Read month with the theme "Hats Off to Reading." The students participated in many events and promotions for reading month...

 

FSA Urges Producers to Consider Crop Risk Protection Coverage before March 15 Deadline

BOZEMAN, Montana, March 11, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Mike Foster reminds producers to review available USDA crop risk protection options, including federal crop insurance and...

 

Measles Update

Courtesy of PR County Health Nurse Darlynn Williams As of February 28, 2019, 206 cases of measles have been reported to CDC from 11 states. There currently are NO cases of measles in Montana. Most cases in 2019 are part of a large outbreak in...

 

Pulling back the curtains of government on Sunshine Week

By Lee Banville, Professor of Jounalism at U of M The students I teach at the University of Montana often show up with a powerful assumption: If there is some piece of information out there, Google can find it. It’s an understandable belief for...

 

Braxton Ty Nielsen

Braxton was born on March 4, 2019, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital in Sheridan, Wyoming. His parents are Ashley (Wilson) Nielsen and Slayter Nielsen. Braxton weighed 9 lbs, 2 oz at birth, and was 20...

 

Norma Lee Morton

Norma Lee (Johns) Morton, 91 of Abilene, Kansas, formerly of Volborg, Montana died Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the Salina Regional Health Center in Salina, Kansas. Normalee was born on February 24,...

 

Broadus Insurance provides advice on how to remove a roof ice dam

Removing an ice dam from your roof immediately after spotting the signs is very important to prevent damage to your home. One way to remove an ice dam is to melt it using calcium chloride. Step 1. Using a roof rake, remove snow 3-4 feet from the...

 

Legislative Roundup – Week 9

UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism HELENA -- The Montana House Appropriations Committee opened public testimony last week on House Bill 2, the bill that sets the budget for state agencies. Some of the most...

 

Broadus FFA hosts District Meet

By Megan Johnson FFA Districts were held at the Broadus High School on February 18th and 19th. Broadus as a team won first. In Agronomy Kortny Cathey placed 3rd, Bailey Smith placed 7th, Deanna Twedt...

 

Superintendent's Report

At the monthly March board meeting, trustees discussed a requirement from House Bill 307 from the 2017 legislative session to adopt a resolution estimating permissive mills. Permissive mills are essentially a tax without voter approval. Since many...

 

Powder River County Claims

February, 2019 Centurylink $299.70 Globalstar Usa $85.94 Mid-Rivers Communications $275.90 Powder River Examiner $1,133.00 Range Telephone Cooperative $3,072.65 Town Of Broadus $1,740.72 1st Bank $300.00 Advanced Chemical Solutions $1,074.41 Alderman...

 

Bowling Results

Kingpin 2-18-19 High team games: Big Sky Bar, 685, PR Lanes, 675, Big Sky Bar, 646; high series: Big Sky Bar, 1976, PR Lanes, 1931, Askin Construction, 1828. Individual games: Josh Aurand, 212, Josh Aurand, 206, Kirk Askin, 204; high series: Josh...

 

Legislative Report

The House appropriations crew came back from transmittal break this week to hear House Bill 2, the state budget. We are past the halfway point and ready to finish up the people's work and head home in April. The state budget will be front and center...

 

30 Years Ago

Tuesday, March 9, 1989 Russiff, Lady Pioneers headed for nationals SharLa Russiff and her Lady Pioneer Basketball team from Miles Community College won their Regional Tournament at Scottsbluff, NE, recently and are now headed for Nationals at Tyler,...

 

Future Teachers from MSU to visit Broadus

A group of MSU students will visit Broadus on March 17th through the 20th, as part of MSU’s Rural Field Experience Program, which allows future teachers to experience the teaching lifestyle in a small town, and prepares them for work in rural...

 

Broadus 7th Grade B-Ballers travel the Upper Plains looking for Wins

The 7th grade Boys Basketball Traveling Team has played in several tournaments over the last few months. Results from their games are shown below. Tournament #1 – Spearfish 12-29-2018 Game 1 ...

 

Four Hawk Players Selected to For All Conference Honors

Kiarah Coulter made the All-Conference Team from the Broadus Lady Hawks this season, while Tayden Gee, Clay LaPlant, and Kashus Giacometto were selected from the Boys Team....

 

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