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School Board Meets, taxes to drop in 18-19

The Powder River County Elementary and High School Board met on Monday, August 13th for their monthly meeting; a portion of the meeting discussed the school budget. The first item on the agenda was whether or not to allow 8th grade girls to play on...

 

Otter Man dies in drowning accident

Jason Blankenship, age 43, of Otter died Wednesday afternoon from a drowning accident in the Tongue River, just south of Birney. According to reports, Blankenship was swimming in the Tongue River with family on Wednesday afternoon, and failed to...

 

Ken Carter

Kenneth F Carter, age 90, of Broadus, MT passed away on August 07, 2018 at the Powder River Manor in Broadus. Kenneth Franklin Carter was born at Coalwood on January 28, 1928 the son of Frank (Ted)... Full story

 

Bums at the Fair!

"These are the future of your Fair", commented the beef and sheep judge Bryce McKenzie after he judged the bum calf and lamb classes at the Fair. McKenzie was very impressed with the young exhibitors...

 

Broadus Elementary School 2018-2019 School Supply List

KINDERGARTEN 1-Backpack 1-Paint shirt 2-Boxes 200 count facial tissues 12-#2 lead pencils (standard) 2-Eraser (not art gum) 1-Box of eight crayons 1-Box of eight watercolor paints 2-8 oz. bottle of white Elmer’s glue 1-Pair of scissors 1-Box of era...

 

Schaffer wins Working Horse Show

Taegen Schaffer and her horse, Molly, won the Powder River Working Horse Show on Saturday. Temperatures topping out at an official 106 degrees in Broadus made for tough conditions during the nine...

 

East Fork Ranch Rodeo Results

Last Friday, the East Fork Roping Club sponsored their annual Ranch Rodeo, at the fairground in Broadus. The event was very well attended, with the stands full of eager fans, despite the warm conditions. According to East Fork representative Shavon...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

July 30, 2018 All commissioners were present. Hearing no public comment on the agenda, the board conducted county business. Marty Drane, Building and Grounds Supervisor, reported he is back to work with limited capacity. Teel Mullanix, Road...

 

4-H News

The Mizpah Masters held their 9th meeting on July 29th, 2018. Lea Aye called the meeting to order. Becca Aye did the American Pledge and Maddie Kramme did the 4-H pledge. Becca read the minutes and Lea read the treasurer’s report. Under old...

 

August School Board Report

Once again, the summer has passed by very quickly and we are looking forward to the first day of school on Wednesday, August 22nd. Beginning Friday, August 17th all staff will return to school and begin preparations for the 2018-19 school year. Over...

 

First Confirmed Equine Case of West Nile Virus in Montana for 2018

Helena, Mont. – The Montana Department of Livestock has received the first reported cases of equine West Nile Virus in Montana for 2018 in Musselshell and Lake Counties. This follows detection of the virus in mosquito surveillance pools from...

 

Mourning dove banding is resuming this year

For the fifth year, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Outlook-area wildlife biologist Ryan Williamson is in full swing of trapping and banding this small game bird. Mourning doves are one of the most widely distributed and abundant birds in North...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, August 18, 1988 Child shocked by lightning bolt A lightning strike at the front of a fast-moving thunder storm surprised young people who were fixing fence near the Russell home on Doyle Creek Friday evening, knocking one young lady off...

 

Locals on BHSU Master's Degree Honor Roll

Black Hills State University, in Spearfish, SD, recently released their Spring 2018 Master’s Degree Honor Roll, and two locals have made the list. Jerri Dell finished her first full-time semester towards a Master of Science in Curriculum &...

 

FUN SIBLING RIVALS, THE LOCKWOODS ARE HOPEFUL TO ONE DAY RIDE TOGETHER ON PREMIER SERIES

a joking matter when the two put aside their cowboy hats and pulled out their Xbox 360 controllers. It wasn’t uncommon for a controller or two to be thrown across the room as Jess would be taking Kobe Bryant to the hole and slamming a dunk down...

 

Impressive Breeding Beef Show at the Fair

In cow-calf ranch country, it was especially gratifying to see fifteen breeding beef entries at the Fair, nine of which were cow-calf pairs, commented Extension Agent Mary Rumph. "T.J. and Heather Cun...

 

Showman Demonstrate True Grit

True grit is demonstrated during the County Fair, especially in the showmanship competition during triple digit temperatures, which occurred all three days of the Fair this year. Round Robin...

 

4-H Horse & Foods Judged Thursday

Judging at the Powder River County Fair picked up again with the 4-H Horse Show and Foods on a hot Thursday. Fortunately, both events were completed by noon. Garrett Cunningham and his four-year-old...

 

Livestock Beat the Heat

In spite of the heat, livestock competed for top honors at the Powder River County Fair last week. Rheanna Schroeder hit the bull's eye with her steer named "Bulls Eye" by winning Grand Champion...

 

Fair Showcases 4-H Talent

4-H members were in the limelight during interview judging on Tuesday at the Fair last week, according to Powder River Extension Agent Julie Riley. During an interview, members were asked what they le...

 

Fair Open Class Results

During this year's County Fair, the community center was the coolest, most welcome spot to find respite from the triple digit temperatures. It was also quite beautiful. The Center was filled with...

 

How to Survive a Sizzling Hot Fair!

The triple digit temperatures during the Powder River County Fair, with the mercury rising above 100 degrees with a high on Saturday of 106 was challenging for all involved, according to Extension Agent Mary Rumph. “It was potentially a very...

 

How Hot Is It?

Here’s nothing new: It’s been hot recently. How hot? So hot, I saw a dog chasing a cat and they were both walking. So hot I’m being forced to use passive verbs. Okay, for those who suffer from the heat, extreme temperatures are no joke....

 

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