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A Miserable March: Cold and snow for the second month in a row

March of 2019 in Broadus will go down as the sixth coldest on record, according to National Weather Service records. The record low for March was set this year, on March 3rd with a -36 reading,...

 

Roads reopen following flooding

As of Monday, April 1, all county roads in Powder River County have been re-opened to at least one lane of travel for passenger vehicles, according to the County Commissioners. The flooding which occurred in mid to late March inundated a number of...

 

Public Invited to Jason DeShaw Program "Serenity in the Storm"

Courtesy PR Extension Office Jason DeShaw, a national award winning speaker and country singer from Montana, will perform at the Powder River District High School in Broadus on Tuesday, April 16th at 10:30 a.m. The public is invited to attend this...

 

Health Fair Coming April 11

By Kerry Gardner We are gearing up for the HEALTH FAIR on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the Community Center and Hammond School. We have a variety of tests available including Chemistry Panel, Lipid Panel, CBC, TSH, PSA and HGB A1c for diabetics and...

 

Biddle Students attend Science Expo in Billings

Four students from the Biddle School attended the MSU Billings/Billings Clinic Science Expo, on March 22 and 23. Over 250 students from around the area participated in the expo, with $3,000 worth of...

 

Edible Easter eggs

Designing edible Easter centerpieces was the goal of a 4-H Project Workshop taught by Kathy Bowers, Social Services Director at the Manor, who coordinated the activity between youth and residents of...

 

Spring Creek, Mizpah News

Helen Orestad celebrated her 95th birthday at the end of February. She had cake brought by Tom and Lillian Ostendorf, and her other daughter Donna Balsam was also there. She celebrated with her friends at Hearts And Home Assisted Living. Helen also h...

 

Senator Bogner's April Legislative Update

The legislature is now in its final month. April kicks off with a very busy week for the Senate. The Senate will hear House Bill 2, the state budget, on the Senate floor. It will also have committee hearings on the infrastructure bills and the...

 

Montana Tax Tip: Property Tax Assistance Available

Montana homeowners on fixed or limited incomes can seek relief through the Montana Department of Revenue Property Tax Assistance Program. Property owners have through April 15 to apply. Property tax relief is available for 30, 50 or 80 percent on...

 

Chamber News

Hello Spring! Although the temperatures have improved, it seems each season brings its own set of challenges as we change from battling drifting snow to mud and flooding waters. Our thoughts go out to the community ranchers who tenaciously endure...

 

Tales from Old Mexico

Wherein Joe Stuver, former Editor of the Powder River Examiner, journeys south for a winter in the sun. I departed from home on a decent but windy day, two days after Christmas, for the long drive to...

 

Monte Mallett

Monte Guy Mallett, age 57, of Powderville, Montana passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at his home. Monte was born September 17, 1961 in Miles City, Montana to James and Mary (Keil) Mallett. He...

 

NRCS Sets April 19 Deadline for Easement Program

BOZEMAN, Mont., March 20, 2019 – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Montana is accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) Wetlands Reserve Easements. While NRCS accepts easement applications on...

 

FWP enrolling new landowners for Block Management

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is enrolling new landowners in Region 7 who are interested in participating in the Block Management Program. Block Management is a cooperative effort between landowners and FWP to help manage public hunting...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, April 6, 1989 Nell Popp hears from son after 49 years A dream came true for Nell Popp and her family recently, when, after 49 years, she heard from her son, Bruce Garber. “One has heard of dreams coming true, but I didn’t realize it...

 

Legislative Roundup – Week 12

UM Legislative News Service, University of Montana School of Journalism HELENA -- The Montana House of Representatives voted 61-37 Saturday to pass a controversial bill to extend Medicaid expansion. The expanded program has enrolled nearly 96,000...

 

Steps for Charity Challenge

#prstepsforcharity And we’re in the final stretch…. Shout out to the remaining teams: The CARB LOADERS include Katie Riley, Tessa Bird, Dani Draine and Jaycie Loney. The SPARE ME team includes Ashley Emmons, Cynde Jo Gatlin, Amanda Zimmer and...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

March 11, 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...

 

Church Notes

FAITH BIBLE CHURCH Pastor Tom Herzog Thursday, April 4th to Sunday, April 7th – Preacher in the Patch @ High School Auditorium 7 p.m. Sunday, April 7th - Service led by Double Portion – Pitch-In Dinner following service Sunday, April 14th - Palm...

 

Broadus Volleyball Club takes Gillette by storm

By: Libby Nisley, BVC Club Administrator The Broadus Volleyball Club took 6 volleyball teams to Gillette last Saturday. This was the first outing for the U10 and U12 teams, and the second tournament...

 

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