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All Time High Temperature Record Shattered

Broadus has a new all-time high record high temperature, recorded last Tuesday, June 15th. The new high of 110 was recorded at the official weather station at the courthouse, beating the previous all time high of 108, which was attained on three...

 

Broadus to Receive ARPA Funds

The Town of Broadus is set to receive $59,006 in the first round of ARPA funds, which are part of the American Rescue Plan, passed in March of this year. Per the US Department of the Treasury website, the ARPA funds are designed to: - Support urgent...

 

Copps is County Ambulance Director

Shane Copps has been hired as the County’s Ambulance Director, a new position which will take over command and control of the ambulance now that Dick Jesse, owner of Jesse Ambulance Service is retiring. Control of the ambulance service is now trans...

 

County Burn Ban Will Go Into Effect Monday, June 28

By Raymond Ragsdale Because of the weather and dry conditions of Powder River County and surrounding areas, the Broadus Volunteer Fire Department is encouraging residents to be careful!! On Monday, June 28th, the Powder River Commissioners will sign...

 

When Levi Took Command

By Shane Dunning www.redshalereflections.com In late May of 1897, John Hoover was found dead. The young sheepherder, employed on Fred Barringer's ranch north of Ashland, had been missing for several...

 

Gatlin Files for Mayor

The filing deadline for city elections was this Monday. Chad Gatlin filed for Mayor, a position currently held by Lyman Amsden. A single candidate filed for each of the city council positions; Raevyn Slovek for the Ward 1 position, and Lori...

 

Wayward Quilters Coming Back To Broadus

By Pat Ridenour June 26th is the date for the Wayward Quilters mobile quilting unit to return to Broadus again. With the Historical Museum open, it was decided to set up at the CORNER STORE parking lot in the future. They will be open from 10 AM to...

 

Nitrate Levels Skyrocketing in Spring Grains

By PR Extension Office In a year where forage is short in supply and vitally important, nitrate levels have tested very high in samples of spring grains, according to Powder River Extension Agent Mary Rumph. “Many producers are trying to make...

 

Carolyn (Warner) Gross

Carolyn (Warner) Gross, 57, of Gillette, died Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Campbell County Memorial Hospital after suffering from a major stroke late Friday evening. Carolyn made many connections and...

 

Charley Emmons

Charley Carl Emmons, age 96, passed away in Broadus, MT at the Powder River Manor on June 21, 2021. He was born in Portland, Oregon on January 23rd, 1925, to Carl Henry Emmons and Freida Anna...

 

Loan Program Helps Montanans with Disabilities Afford Assistive Technology

By Dr. Julie Williams, MATL Montanans with disabilities often face barriers to accessing the assistive technology that will help them live their best lives. From screen readers to wheelchair-accessible vehicles, these technologies are expensive and...

 

Voices from the Past

June 24, 1921 Rain interfered with Cross Ranch Roundup The rain last Saturday interfered with the attendance at the Cross Ranch at Biddle, but not to disappoint the visitors that were there, a horse race and one riding exhibition were two...

 

In the Halls of Higher Learning

GETTYSBURG, PA (06/18/ 2021) -- In early June, the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation's most prestigious academic honor society, selected Gettysburg College history major Jaeger Held '22, of Broadus, MT, as one of its 2021 Key into Public Service...

 

Miller Moth Infestation

By PR Extension Office Montana and the surrounding region are currently observing large numbers of “miller” moths congregating near buildings at night where they are attracted to sources of light according to Powder River Extension Agent Mary...

 

Subscriptions due in July

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Births - Lenore Elizabeth Moore

Chase and KayCee Moore are the proud parents of baby girl Lenore "Lennie" Elizabeth Moore. She was born on June 4th at 12:56 pm, weighing 6lbs 4oz and measuring 19" long. Maternal grandparents are...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

June 7, 2021 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with Lee Randall and Donna Giacometto present. John Olson was absent. Meeting was called to order. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda approved. Sean Hill, Medical Admini...

 

Little Levi Rodeo Held SundayLittle Levi Rodeo Held Sunday

The Broadus Little Levi Rodeo took place on Sunday, with cool weather and a shot of rain helping to make for a fantastic rodeo. Eighty-four contestants from ages 2 to 12 from Montana, Wyoming, South...

 

Ladies Auxiliary News

By Annie Brimmer The VFW Auxiliary met at the VFW Hall for their June monthly meeting June 9, 2021. Plans for the Sept. 18, 2021 Dist. 6 meeting to be held in Broadus were revisited. Final plans will be made and decided upon at a later date. The...

 

Broadus Bowhunter Ed Class Will be Held in July

By Jeff Noble The 2021 Bowhunter Education Class for first-time Montana youth and adult bowhunters will be offered in Broadus on the following dates: SATURDAY, July 24, 2021: from 12:00 to 7:00 pm; and SUNDAY, July 25, 2021: from 12:00 to 7:00 pm. At...

 

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