Articles from the May 9, 2019 edition

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 News    May 9, 2019

Students and other residents work together to Clean Up Community

By Dori Phillips It was chilly weather for cleaning our community, however, the snow and rain let up long enough to allow the day to happen. Melissa Billing organized this year’s projects with Dori Phillips helping from the school to arrange...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Showers, in the form of rain and snow, punctuate the month of April

Though Powder River County received multiple snowstorms in April, the temps and precipitation totals were around normal for the month. In Broadus, the average monthly high of 60.7 degrees matched the “normal” high temp, with highs topping out at...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Powder River: Let Her Buck

An article from the Miles City Independent, Friday, March 7th, 1919 edition, in our ongoing coverage of Powder River County’s 100 Year Anniversary. Savvy readers will note the “her” used in the title, which was amended to ‘Er. The Star is...

 

5th Grade to host "Unwax Museum"

Our 5th Grade class is hosting an interactive Wax Museum and you’re invited! The Museum will take place Thursday, May 16th, at the High School Auditorium, and admission is free. Tours will run from 9-12 and again from 1-3 pm. During your tour, you...

 

Black Grass Bugs Are Back!

Courtesy PR Extension Just in the last week, the black grass bug hammered crested wheatgrass hard, according to Mary Rumph, Powder River Extension Agent. People will first notice an “anemic” look to the grass in some areas, where it should be...

 

HS Rodeo Team Results from the Jordan Rodeo

By Heather Cunningham Broadus Rodeo Club members were in Jordan Montana this past weekend for the Junior High/High School Rodeo. Two members competed in the cutting and we had one member compete in the Reined Cow Horse on Friday. Friday Results Girls...

 

Nancy A. Powell

Nancy A. Powell, 97 of Spearfish, SD, passed away on April 30, 2019 at Regional Health Senior Care in Sturgis. She was born to John and Maude Garhart on March 23, 1922 in Denver, Colorado. Growing up... Full story

 

Verne Mildred Barthuly

Verne Mildred Barthuly was born on March 10, 1926 on Butte Creek where her favorite Aunt Belle helped deliver her. Born the fifth of seven children to Clark Levi Rumph and Gertrude Schaap Rumph, she... Full story

 

Alyssum is Everywhere!

Courtesy PR Extension Early annual weeds are impacting the range, according to Extension Agent Mary Rumph. Yellow alyssum (Alyssum alyssoides) and desert alyssum (Alyssum desertorum) are non-native, annual, weedy forbs (i.e., herbs) that are...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Commissioners Proceedings

April 22, 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...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

30 Years Ago

Thursday, May 11, 1989 Many activities planned for National Nursing Home Week A number of events are again planned at Powder River Manor in conjunction with National Nursing Home Week, May 14 through the 21st. The theme this year is “A Tradition...

 

5th Grade Learns about Sheep and Wool

By Liz Riter On April 26th, two sheep, Shalaine and Jeanne, rode in a trailer to school to help teach students about sheep, fun things to do with wool, and biological control of weeds. The 5th grade...

 

Broadus Golf Performs Well at Multiple Meets

Last Monday, Broadus High School Golfers attended the Lodge Grass JV Meet in Sheridan, placing First as a team. The Broadus team consisted of Kye Stanley, Joziah Brost, Jason Standing Elk, and...

 

Insights & Observations

By Joe Stuver Sights worth seeing: MORE MOISTURE! It’s going to be a wonderful spring, if it gets here before summer. We send out a huge community salute to Bucky Billing and Lyle Rogge, who retired last week after serving TRECO, and their...

 

1st Grade visits Boot & Tack

Mrs. Emmons' 1st grade class visited the Broadus Boot & Tack last during the Poultry Palooza, picking up trash along the way to see a variety of baby chicks, and pose with their Poultry Palooza...

 

Track Team competes in Miles City, Coulter at Top 10 Meet

"Miles City was a challenging meet," Broadus Head Track Coach Jerry Coulter commented on his team's last regular season meet, during a Monday interview. Broadus attended the Miles City Meet last weeke...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Library Notes

On display at the Henry A. Malley Memorial is Art Work from Biddle School Students. Glen Wash has a display of his braided items in the glass case. The final Story Time of the season will be held Friday May 24th. New books: “Redemption” by David...

 

VFW Patriotic Art Winners

By Connie Barnhart The VFW Auxiliary Post 1595 in Broadus sponsors the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest at our Powder River County District High School. This year the VFW Auxiliary...

 

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