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New book details sheep slaughter on Otter Creek

On a cold morning just days after the first Christmas of the 20th Century, a group of masked riders descended on a sheep camp along Otter Creek, in Southwestern Powder River County. The group's...

 

Museum meeting set for Friday, April 26th

By Ron Talcott Members and friends of the Powder River Museum are encouraged to attend a meeting on Friday, April 26th at 3 p.m. at the museum. The events, programs, construction, maintenance, financing and operation of the museum for the season...

 

Broadus Track Team runs like the wind, in the wind at Baker

The Broadus Track Team traveled to Baker last weekend, for a meet which started out nice but became progressively colder and windier, according to Head Track Coach Jerry Coulter. The majority of the...

 

Shot of snow in April

A shot of snow blanketed the area last Wednesday, though Western Meadowlarks and baby calves weren't overly upset about the snow, as shown in the accompanying photos....

 

Arbor Day Celebration Scheduled for April 26

By Margaret Scoles Mayor Lyman Amsden will launch Arbor Day on April 26 in Broadus by reading the Arbor Day Proclamation at the Broadus Elementary School. The school and the Broadus Tree Board are...

 

Music Students Attend District Festival

By Lisa Lynch The H.S. Music students attended District Music Festival in Miles City on April 12-13. The performances went well with 19 performances receiving superior rating and 7 receiving an excellent rating. The Band received a superior on their...

 

Montana Department Of Livestock Conducting Tuberculosis Investigations

Helena, Mont. - The Montana Department of Livestock (MDOL) is conducting cattle testing related to the diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in animals during routine inspection conducted at out-of-state slaughter establishments. These...

 

Ladies Auxiliary News

By Annie Brimmer The VFW Auxiliary and Post attended the District 6 Spring Meeting in Forsyth on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Those attending were post members Charles Barbero, Russ Kinzer, Marty Drane, and Joe Barbero. Auxiliary members attending were...

 

4-H News

The Mizpah Masters held their 6th meeting at the firehall on April 14, 2019. The club discussed Demonstration Day and Jeff and Maddie reported. The club discussed upcoming 4-H camps that will be held over the summer; Camp Needmore and Camp Oreo. The...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, April 20, 1989 Local students place well at annual math meet Broadus high school students are continuing to gain recognition for their scholastic abilities. At the annual Mathematics Meet in Baker, sponsored by the Montana Council of...

 

Tales from Old Mexico

By Joe Stuver There was an overnight turn-around with our feathered friends last week as we continue to slowly transcend into spring. Last Thursday, I paid the ranch a visit, and saw quite a few...

 

Montana NRCS Announces 2019 Honey Bee Pollinator Initiative

BOZEMAN, Mont., April 11, 2019–The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering additional funding through its Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to target honey bee pollinator resource concerns in Montana in 2019....

 

Births - Mesa Lynn Gaskill

Mesa Lynn Gaskill was born March 20 at 7:24 am in Miles City, to parents Drew and Marni Gaskill of Volborg. Mesa weighed 8 lbs 4.6 oz, and was 20.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Gary Wade...

 

PR First Responders awarded Rural Community Grant from Northwest Farm Credit Services

SPOKANE, Wash. – Northwest Farm Credit Services is proud to award the Powder River First Responders in Broadus a $2,000 Northwest FCS Rural Community Grant. "Powder River First Responders thanks...

 

Powder River County Claims

March 2019 Boiler Operator Program $35.00 Centurylink $299.70 Globalstar Usa $85.94 Incontact Inc. $311.95 Macss $394.10 Mid-Rivers Communications $153.24 Powder River Examiner $965.25 Range Telephone Cooperative $3,359.34 Town Of Broadus $1,748.18...

 

Legislative Roundup – Week 14

UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism HELENA -- After a lengthy debate, the bill to continue Medicaid expansion in Montana failed to pass the Senate on a 25-25 vote last week and several attempts to revive it Friday...

 

Ag Census shows changes in Montana Agriculture

Report shows demographic changes, loss of farm income Helena, Mont. – USDA’s National Agricultural Statistic Service recently released the 2017 Census of Agriculture, highlighting several key data points important to Montana’s agriculture...

 

Bur Buttercup Up and Growing

One of the earliest obnoxious weeds to appear in the spring, as early as the mustards, is a small yellow flowering annual known as bur buttercup, according to Powder River Extension Agent Mary Rumph. It seems harmless, a small, gray-green tap rooted...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

April 1, 2019 Commissioners met for the first meeting of April 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...

 

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