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July - Another Month of Hot and Dry

The US drought monitor places a large portion of Powder River County in the D2 or Severe Drought category, the area roughly corresponding to the land which falls between the Powder River and Little Powder drainages. This is the only portion of...

 

Melissa Ashley Wins Working Horse Show

Melissa Ashley from Forsyth was the winner of the Powder River Working Horse Show, held last Thursday in Broadus. Melissa and her horse Little Bay won first place in five of the nine events at the...

 

East Fork Ranch Rodeo Tests Competitors' Mettle

East Fork Roping Club's Ranch Rodeo capped off the Powder River County Fair on Friday night. Twelve teams from around the region gathered to compete in events that are designed to test the cowboy's sk...

 

Board Approves School Reopening Plan

On Monday, during the August school board meeting, the School Reopening Plan was approved for the 2020-21 school year. This article outlines the current plan, though readers should keep in mind that circumstances are changing on a nearly daily...

 

Intense Bidding at 4-H Silent Auction at PRCF

By PR Extension Office No bargains here! Thirty-two items created by 4-H members were for sale during the annual Silent Auction at the county fair, a testament to the fine craftsmanship and quality...

 

Feathers and Fur are Part of the Fair

By PR Extension Office Poultry, dogs and cats were exhibited at the County Fair this year. Each show had two invested and earnest exhibitors, making the judges work for their wages. The Champion...

 

Election Connection

By Cynde Jo Gatlin, PR County Election Administrator As the General Election approaches, many of you have been receiving absentee ballot applications in the mail. These forms aren’t coming from Powder River County or the State of Montana. They...

 

Senior Center Happenings

By Pat Ridenour Well folks, it has been a long 5 months since there has been any news of the Senior Center and its goings on. I'm pleased to say the Senior Center will be opening soon with Rita Harden as the new Director. I have spent parts of the...

 

Premium Livestock Exhibited by Premium Youth at the PRCF

By PR Extension Office First year 4-H member, Reece Emmons and her 1,285 pound steer won Grand Champion Market Beef at the Centennial Powder River County Fair. She received prizes donated by Earl an...

 

Real Estate Transfers

Ira J. Andrews Jr. Trust, Etal to Kathryn R. Myers, Trustees’ Deed of Distribution, T6S, R51E, Sec. 35, SW4; T7S, R51E, Sec. 02, ALL; T7S, R51E, Sec. 10, S2, S2NW4, S2NE4; T7S, R51E, Sec. 15, N2, N2SW4, SW4SW4. Ira J. Andrews Jr. Trust, Etal to...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, August 16, 1990 Celebration for Coalwood Ladies Aid 75th anniversary by Marie Benge For seventy-five years the Coalwood Ladies Aid has been a means of community action and sociability. During World War I, mittens and socks were knitted and...

 

4-H Horses Exhibited at the PRCF

By PR Extension Office 4-H horse exhibitors kicked off the 2020 Powder River County Centennial Fair last week under the direction of 4-H Horse Superintendents T.J. and Heather Cunningham. An...

 

General 4-H Results at the PRCF

By PR Extension Office Unlimited imagination and a lot of hard work and determination describes the exhibits in the General 4-H Project division at the County Fair, according to Extension Agent Julie...

 

County Fair Open Class Results Posted

By PR Extension Office "The embroidery talent is exceptional," exclaimed Roxie Dinstel, Handwork Judge, noting that no knots could be seen on the back of the handwork. "People had a little extra...

 

"Bums" Highlight of the PRCF

By PR Extension Office “What a great way to grow your future 4-H members”, said judge Devin Murnin after he visited with the young exhibitors and checked over their young entries in the bum lamb and goat class. Participants included Anna...

 

Blood, Sweat & Tears are Part of Showmanship at the Fair

By PR Extension Office The final event at the County Fair is the Round Robin Showmanship contest held on the last hour of the last day, according to Extensions Agent Mary Rumph. "I have always had...

 

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