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Powder River County turns 100

Powder River County turned 100 on St. Patrick's Day, marking a century of independence from Custer County. On March 17th of 1919, Powder River County was broken off from Custer County to become its ow...

 

Prepare for Spring Flooding

Courtesy of NOAA Spring is upon us, so now is the time to prepare for the impacts of flooding. Flooding can result from ice jams, snowmelt, high flows from mountain run-off or from heavy spring rains. The initial concern is for the possibility of...

 

Prom Royalty Crowned

The 2019 PRCDHS Prom Royalty were crowned Saturday. The prom theme was “Paint the Town Red”. The royalty is pictured at left: Back row L to R: Brooke Burley & Dalton Wahl (Queen and King),...

 

Kindergarten Roundup and Pre-School Screening coming up April 17th

The Annual Kindergarten Roundup will be held at Broadus Elementary on Wednesday, April 17th from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM. The Roundup is meant to prepare the next year’s crop of Kindergarteners with the necessary information to begin their school...

 

UM Poll: Montanans Have Mixed Opinions on Elected Officials

UM News Service MISSOULA – The University of Montana Big Sky Poll recently conducted its first-ever online poll. When asked to share views on the performance of their elected officials, the responses of 293 registered Montana voters were mixed....

 

Spring is for the Young

By Bruce Auchly FWP Region 4 Information Officer Not all creatures have given up on spring ever happening. Some are counting on it. And soon. Great horned owls and Canada geese are sitting on eggs...

 

Junior High Students attend Music Festival

By Lisa Lynch The Junior High students went to Plevna to attend Junior High music festival on March 18. The band and choir performed, while several solos and ensemble performances also took place....

 

Mathcounts students try to calculate a win at State

Four Broadus Junior High Students competed last week at the State Mathcounts competition at Montana Tech in Butte. The Broadus team consisted of 8th graders Marcus Mader, Rheanna Schroeder, Alex...

 

Steps for Charity Challenge

#prstepsforcharity There are several AWESOME charities and TEAM MEMBERS to recognize this week! BCHC Calving Trekkers are Tedi Jo Williams and Mary, Owen and Jackie Rumph. The BCHC Calving Trekkers chose the Biddle Community Heritage Center (BCHC)...

 

Doris Dunning

Doris L. Dunning, age 92 of Broadus/Ashland, MT, passed away on March 14, 2019 at the Powder River Manor in Broadus. A memorial service will be held at a later date in May of 2019. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.... Full story

 

Library Notes

March 21, 2019 On display at the Henry A. Malley Memorial Library thru April are Paintings done by 6 area adults who took part in Connie Barnhart’s Winter Ed Art Class. Art Work from PRCDHS students and Pixel Mosaics from Allen George are also on...

 

NRCS Announces EQIP Cropland Seeding and Organic Initiatives

BOZEMAN, Mont., March 14, 2019–The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering additional funding through its Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to target specific resource concerns in Montana in 2019: Sage Grouse...

 

Opstedahl competes in State Spelling Bee

Broadus 5th Grader Kayleigh Opstedahl competed in the Montana State Spelling Bee last Saturday at Rocky Mountain College in Billings. Kayleigh won the local competition in Broadus, which put her into...

 

Legislative Roundup – Week 10

UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism People filled the Montana Capitol Saturday to testify during an all-day hearing on two competing bills that would extend Medicaid expansion, some of them arguing to keep the...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

February 25, 2019 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with Donna Giacometto, Lee Randall and Rod Schaffer present. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda – Rod moved, Donna seconded this motion, all in favor, motion carr...

 

Veis named to UW President's Honor Roll

The University of Wyoming lists 13 students from Montana on the 2018 fall semester President’s Honor Roll, including one local student, Riley Veis of Biddle. The President’s Honor Roll consists of regularly enrolled undergraduates who earned a...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, March 16, 1989 Broadus FFA Chapter hosts district convention The Broadus FFA Chapter hosted the last part of the Eastern District FFA Convention at the local high school on March 6 and 7. Participating teams were from, along with Broadus,...

 

Montana HS students invited to apply for free summer journalism camp

BOZEMAN — Applications are now being accepted for a free summer journalism camp for high school students on Montana State University’s campus. The camp will run from July 7-12 and includes lodging and meals on campus. The deadline for...

 

JV Boys Basketball Stats

The Broadus Boys JV Basketball Team had a great season, with 12 wins. JV Coach Ryan DeVore commented that the team’s only losses came against Melstone, and St. Labre. In the home win against St. Labre, the game ended in a barn burner, with Dillon...

 

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