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Broadus Competitors Win at MT State HS Rodeo Finals

The Montana High School Rodeo Association held its 2020 State Finals in Baker the first week of June. Much of the spring rodeo season was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so the ability to...

 

Local Agencies Respond to Fires, Make Drug Arrests

On Sunday, local volunteer firefighters, ranchers, and BLM crews responded to a large wildland fire on Fire Gulch, around 16 miles southwest of Broadus. The fire is believed to have started from a lightning storm which blew through the area early...

 

Election Results Certified

The Powder River County primary election results were certified on Monday. Powder River County saw a 70% voter turnout in the June 2nd, 2020 primary election. This was the highest turnout in a primary since 1992, which is as far back as we could...

 

Wenzel and Woolston Retake the Helm at Broadus IGA 

Recent shoppers at Broadus IGA may have seen some new faces in the store, which were very recognizable for longer term residents – those faces belonged to Mark Wenzel and Larry Woolston. Wenzel and...

 

Fair Book Dedicated to Pioneers Bob & Virginia Robinson

Courtesy PR Extension Office A colorful history spanning a century-long life lived well depicts the recipients of the 2020 Fair Book Dedication, Bob (posthumous) and Virginia Robinson, according to...

 

COVID-19 Public Health Update

By Darlynn Williams, PR County Public Health Nurse Over the past several weeks, we have seen a lot of change. Businesses closed or reduced, school and other events canceled. There has been shock, fear, denial, anger, depression, fatigue, testing...

 

Football Camp Coming Up June 22-23

A football camp will take place June 22nd and 23rd for Broadus football players in 9th through 12th grade. The free camp will be held from 8-10:30, and 1 to 3:30 both days. Players are asked to arrive by 7 AM on Monday to draw pads. Jeff Bertleson,...

 

Swimming Pool is Now Open

The Powder River County swimming pool opened last Friday. Pool Manager Kye Stanley tells us the pool will be open seven days a week, from 1-5 pm, and 6-8 pm. Times and dates for swimming lessons are currently in the works. The kiddie pool is...

 

Graduation Update

Courtesy Dori Phillips, PRCDHS Graduation is set for 3:00 on Saturday, June 27th on the Football Field. If the weather is bad, we will move inside to the gym. Chairs will NOT be provided! Bring your own. Most of the spectators will spread out on the...

 

Francis Taylor

On June 11, 2020, Francis Lloyd Taylor, age 83 of Broadus, passed away of complications from a stroke, surrounded by his close family. Francis was born on October 13, 1936 to Lloyd and Evelyn Taylor...

 

Billy Grant

Billy Ray Grant, age 68, of Ashland passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2020 in Wyoming. Billy Ray Grant was born August 8, 1951 along with his sister Kay. He attended the Broadus schools until he left to...

 

Marlyn Janssen

Marlyn Eugene Janssen, 93, passed away at his home in Miles City on June 11, 2020 in the comfort of his family. He was born the son of Sam and Opal Wright Janssen on October 18, 1926 in Wolf Point, Mo...

 

Broadus Celebrates Arbor Day

By Margaret Scoles On May 14, Tree Board members Don Birkholz, Kelda Page, Kathy Roberts, and Margaret Scoles planted a Haralred apple tree at the Fire Department Hall to replace a recently removed,...

 

FSA County Committee

Nominations Opened June 15 WASHINGTON, June 10, 2020 – USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) began accepting nominations for county committee members on Monday, June 15, 2020. Elections will occur in certain Local Administrative Areas (LAA) for these...

 

Justice Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Eugenia Girbea, Peachtree Corner, GA, speeding in restricted zone (41/30) $55. Karina Manzo, Auburn, WA, speeding in restricted zone (80/65) $65. Joaquin Quezada-Sanchez, Antioch, TN, speeding in restricted zone...

 

June 30 Last Day to Complete Enrollment for Ag Risk, Price Loss Coverage Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 11, 2020 – Agricultural producers who have not yet enrolled in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2020 must do so by June 30. Although program elections for the 2020 crop year... Full story

 

Dawson Community College Announces New Esports Team

Glendive, Mont. –6/15/2020– Dawson Community College has announced that it will join the growing competitive world of esports (electronic sports) and will add a competitive esports team this fall. The program is recruiting students and...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, June 21, 1990 Young man fulfills dream -by Esther Barnhart A young man with an unusual curiosity stayed with Elliott and Esther Barnhart several days last week. Ben Tansey of near Olympia, WA had seen Epsie on the map as a boy, and had a...

 

Sign up for the Freedom Run set for July 4th

Courtesy PR Extension Office Bring friends and walk or run the 4th of July Freedom Run. The 5-mile run/walk begins at 7:00 a.m., and the 1-mile run/walk begins at 8:00 a.m. Both races start on the west side of Cottonwood Park in Broadus....

 

4-H Family Feature - Aye

4-H Family Feature - Justin Aye (Far left) is pictured with his 4-H market hogs Wilbur (nibbling his leg) and Cheeto. Justin said, “I like my pig project because they are really easy and fun. I...

 

Fungus That Causes White-Nose Syndrome Found In Eastern Montana

Courtesy MT FWP Samples taken from bridges in three eastern Montana counties have tested positive for the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome (WNS) in bats. The presence of the fungus ...

 

Real Estate Transfers

Hilda Ann Brimmer to Home Place Ranch LLC, Quitclaim Deed, T9S, R54E, Sec. 27, SE4SW4, SW4SE4; T9S, R54E, Sec. 28, SW4SW4; T9S, R54E, Sec. 31, SE4NE4; Lot 3, T9S, R54E, Sec. 31, NE4SE4; Lot 8, T9S, R54E, Sec. 31, SE4SW4; Lot 9, T9S, R54E, Sec. 31,...

 

Births - Nash Cato Gardner

Todd and Nicole Gardner welcomed their son, Nash Cato Gardner, into the world on May 14, 2020 at 10:15 p.m, in Billings, MT. He weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz. and was 18.5 inches long. Nash joins siblings...

 

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