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Powder River Buildings are Being Rushed

Forty-Room Hotel Will be Erected at the New County Seat Two Garages Will Be in Operation and Many Other Plans Made (Ed: More from the May 2 and March 29, 1919 Miles City Independent, in commemoration of the county’s 100 year anniversary) That...

 

Little Cowpokes compete in Little Levi

The long held tradition of the Little Levi Rodeo was continued on Sunday. Up and coming rodeo stars from near and far tested their mettle in events such as Goat Tail Untying, Stick Horse Barrels, Dumm...

 

Montana Bar set to reopen

December 31st, 2017 marked the last day the iconic Montana Bar in Broadus was open for business. That span of time is due to end as new owners Anne and Willie Gergen have the bar set up to reopen...

 

Cottonwood Park Trees

A poem on how the trees in Cottonwood Park came to be. Someone once said, the time to plant a tree Was at least twenty years ago How about fifty years give or take Is how I’ll tell you so. It’s been 60 years for the class of ‘59 Since we...

 

School Board meets for special litigation meeting

The Broadus School Board met Friday evening for a special meeting, to discuss ongoing litigation regarding a former teacher. Jeff Weldon, Legal Counsel for Broadus Schools, and lawyer from Felt, Martin, Frazier, and Weldon, P.C. from Billings, was on...

 

Life on the DE 509

A poem written by Lyman Amsden during his days on the USS Formoe. Lyman served on this ship during the Korean War. He now runs the Corner Store in Broadus with his wife, Anne. PASS THE WORD Set the special sea detail, the ship is now underway....

 

"4K For the Cure" Relay Runners coming through town

By Julie Long Next Tuesday, July 2nd, twenty eight college-aged relay runners are scheduled to arrive for an overnight stay at the Lutheran Church. They represent the “4K for Cancer” program of the Ulman Cancer Foundation for Young Adults. This...

 

My Powder River Home… the Musical

By Laura Lee Ullrich In conjunction with the 100th birthday of Powder River County there will be a Musical entitled “My Powder River Home”. It will take place at the High School Auditorium on Friday, July 5th at 7:00 pm. Admission is free and the...

 

Local Resident to represent US in World Competition

By Annie Brimmer Leann Brimmer of rural Biddle will leave for Le Dorat, France on June 28th. She will represent the United States in the Golden Shears World Champion Shearing and Wool Handling Competition. There are two days practice prior to the...

 

BillionGraves Project Continues July 6

By Katie Ward Join the effort to help someone discover their ancestors! BillionGraves invites you to participate in a project on Saturday, July 6, 2019, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m., documenting headstones at Valley View/Mt. Olivet cemeteries. Simply...

 

Painted Lady Butterfly makes an appearance

Thistle caterpillar is widespread across many states this year, including Montana, according to Extension Agent Mary Rumph. The caterpillars eating thistle are the painted butterfly, also known as...

 

Irene L. Gardner

Irene L. Gardner, age 90, of Broadus formerly of Hammond and Belle Fourche passed away on June 21, 2019 At the Holy Rosary Hospital in Miles City. Irene Lenore Lakson Gardner was born on March 8th,... Full story

 

Ladies Auxiliary News

By Annie Brimmer The VFW Auxiliary met June 12, 2019 for their monthly meeting. Officers for the coming year were installed. They are: President, Annie Brimmer; Sr. Vice President, Molly Lloyd; Jr. Vice President, Nina Schaffer; Secretary, Pat Rideno...

 

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Chamber News

By Jessica Malone The big Powder River County Centennial Celebration is almost here and the days are packed with activities and events! If you haven’t registered yet, go to www.prscdc.com before June 28th to be entered in the cash prize drawing...

 

Locals named to MSU spring 2019 honor rolls

BOZEMAN – Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for spring semester 2019. There are two MSU honor roll lists: the President's List and the Dean's List. To be eligible for the lists, students must be enrolled in 12...

 

Powder River County Claims

May, 2019 Aqreva, LLC $6,747.95 Centurylink $299.70 Globalstar USA $85.59 Holiday Inn Bozeman $310.95 Home Depot Credit Services $16.90 Incontact Inc $397.11 Powder River Examiner $1,003.25 Range Telephone Cooperative $2,892.78 Town Of Broadus...

 

Prairie Dog and Pocket Gopher Control Programs Scheduled for July 24th

In-depth control programs for vertebrate pests identified by producers in Powder River County earlier this spring are planned for late July, according to Mary Rumph, Powder River Extension Agent. Extension has teamed up with the Montana Department of...

 

Insights & Observations

By Joe Stuver I guess I should carry a sign while I’m working cleaning Patti’s memorial flower bed that says “I’m ok!” The other day, three good ladies came to my rescue, several with no little amount of panic and concern etched across...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, June 29, 1989 Largest-ever Fourth of July parade ready to roll The Centennial Fourth of July Parade in Broadus will rival any in local history, and will no doubt set a mark for future parades to shoot for as Montana passes into its second...

 

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