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PR County Records First COVID-19 Case

Powder River County has recorded its first COVID-19 case, with a local individual testing positive in mid-July. The official release did not state details about the individual, but we’ve independently verified the case as a female in her 30s, who...

 

MHSA Announces Fall School Sports Are A Go

On Monday the Montana High School Association put out guidance on the fall school sports season; most notably sports are a go for fall. Fall sports will fall under a tiered system, with the level of COVID activity determining the tier. As of now,...

 

Changes to Surplus License Process for 2020

Courtesy MT FWP To give residents and nonresidents a more equitable opportunity for surplus licenses, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has developed a new system for issuing surplus licenses. Resident and nonresident hunters will be able to sign up...

 

Fleming & Long Opens For Business In Broadus

Earlier this year, area residents watched a new building take shape at the former Mobile gas station location, located across Hwy 212 from Cottonwood Park. The building and property, now owned by...

 

FWP At Work

Courtesy MT FWP Bats play a very important role in our ecosystem, pollinating many important plants, devouring thousands of bugs including mosquitoes, and saving farmers in the U.S. $23 billion...

 

Buffalo Fire Consumes Over 11,000 Acres

Last Wednesday a large fire kicked off on Buffalo Creek, in South Central Powder River County near the Wyoming border. The fire is believed to have started from a burning coal seam, which ignited...

 

Broadus VFW Elects New Commander

By Devin Boman (pictured above) Broadus VFW post 1595 has elected a new Commander, Devin Boman. Previous Commander Russ Kinzer has stepped down from the position after many years of dedication, and...

 

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Locals Make RMC Spring Semester Dean's List

BILLINGS, Mont., July 16, 2020 – Rocky Mountain College is pleased to announce the 2020 spring semester dean’s list, which includes students who maintained a 3.60 to 3.99 grade point average. Broadus Coulter, Kiarah Kreiner, E...

 

DCC Announces Academic Honors For Spring 2020

GLENDIVE, MONT. – July 14, 2020 – Dawson Community College has released the names of students who have been honored for academic excellence during Spring semester 2020. To qualify for inclusion on the President's Honors List students must carry...

 

Ben Minow

Benny Roger Minow "Ben", age 75, passed away in the early morning hours of July 21, 2020, after a short, but courageous battle with cancer. Ben's wishes were to return home from Mayo, to the ranch, hi...

 

Larry Byrd Edwards

11/26/1948 to 7/15/2020 Larry passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. He is preceded in death by his amazing wife of 50 years, Deborah Marie Edwards (passed February 10, 2020). He is...

 

Ramona Liming Kuburich

Ramona Liming Kuburich, age 90. Born August 17, 1929, she was a third generation Montanan. Her grandparents, the Gilmores, were homesteaders, cattle ranchers, and cowboys who sometimes did a little...

 

Library Notes

By Henry A. Malley Memorial Library Director June Ray July 27, 2020 New books added to our library: “Fair Warning” by Michael Connelly; “Daddy’s Girls” by Danielle Steel; “The House on Malcolm Street” by Leisha Kelly; “Red Notice...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, August 2, 1990 Softball team wins bronze at state games The Broadus Men’s Softball Team, sponsored by Stevenson and Sons, were the recipients of a Bronze medal after placing third at the recent Big Sky State Games in Billings. Forty-one t...

 

VFW Auxiliary News

By Annie Brimmer The VFW Auxiliary met July 8 for the first time since March. Protocol of the times was followed. The main issue of discussion was the county fair. We decided that the “virus” couldn’t get a good hamburger down. Once again the...

 

Church Notes

OUR SAVIOR’S LUTHERAN CHURCH-ELCA Pastor Julie Long, 436-2457 “Rooted in the Word, Dwelling in Christ, Branching out for the sake of the World” All are welcome! Please join us for worship at 10:00AM through the month of August. August Service...

 

Spring Creek, Mizpah News

Marla Drga was gone visiting her mother Rosalie Ostendorf while Mark and Christina and family were visiting Hal Vosen and celebrating his 80th birthday. While there Hal had an accident and broke his neck. He is doing well in rehab after a big...

 

4-H Family Feature - Gaskill

4-H Family Feature - Farrah Gaskill (far left) took a swine project this year. She named her pig "Chomper". "My favorite part about my pig is his personality," said Farrah, adding, "He loves to run...

 

Local Recipes

This recipe comes to us courtesy of Kadence Bowman of Hanging Limb, TN. Corn Salad on the Mountain 1-12 oz. can white whole kernel corn, drained 2 tomatoes, finely chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 cucumber, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 2 Tbsp....

 

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