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Fires Blanket Area in Smoke, Consume 200,000 Acres

Temperatures in the 90s, low humidity, and high sustained winds gusting to nearly 60 mph helped contribute to numerous fires across Eastern Montana on September 2nd. Three large fires started near...

 

August Weather - Drought Rivals 1988

August of 2020 was dry by even normal standards in Broadus, with a scant .27" of rain falling during the month. When combined with the previous dry months, 2020 has drawn ominously close to a dubious...

 

Real Estate Transfers

Connie Rumph to Thomas W. Brewer, Warranty Deed, Lot 11, Block 12, City of Broadus, Original Townsite Subdivision; Lot 12, Block 12, City of Broadus, Original Townsite Subdivision. Cori Schock, Etal, Estate of Ruby Alice Olson, Etal to The Public,...

 

Lady Hawk Volleyball Team Travels to Circle, Hosts Forsyth

The Lady Hawk volleyball team played two matches last weekend, traveling to Circle on Friday, and playing their first home match against Class B Forsyth on Saturday. Circle is one of the tougher...

 

Commissioners Set County Budget

On Tuesday, the Powder River County Commissioners finalized the county budget for the 2020-21 year. In good news for taxpayers, taxes will not be raised, nor will any major budget cuts affect services in the county. We’ll have a more detailed...

 

High School Rodeo Club Seeking Sponsors For Annual Event

By Billie Harms The Broadus Rodeo club is hosting our annual High School, Jr. High, and YRA rodeo on Saturday, September 12th starting at 9 a.m. and Sunday, September 13th at 8 a.m. We are looking for sponsors for our event. There are a number of...

 

Hawk Football Faces Off Against Ekalaka

The Hawk football team traveled to Ekalaka last week, coming off a home win against Plentywood in the first game of the year. Broadus Head Coach Ross Randall told us that Ekalaka has a big, strong tea...

 

Co-founders Cancel 31st Annual Alzada Cowboy Poetry, Music, and Art Show

Courtesy Eric Lovec and the Ekalaka Eagle There will not be an Annual Alzada Cowboy Poetry, Music and Art Show this year according to founders, Gay Arpan and Chris Maupin. The women who have produced the show since 1989 have decided to cancel due to...

 

FWP maintains adjusted reporting requirements for black bear hunters

Courtesy MT FWP Consistent with adjustments made during spring, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will continue with the adjusted harvest reporting requirements for the fall black bear hunting season. The archery-only season starts Sept. 5 in most are...

 

Curlycup Gumweed Prevalent this Year

Courtesy PR Extension Office Curlycup gumweed, also known as rosinweed, has been plentiful in late summer, according to Powder River Extension Agent Mary Rumph. It is more prevalent most likely due to the drier conditions we experienced this...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, September 13, 1990 Elaine Allen winner of W.I.F.E. Ford pickup Elaine Allen of Biddle was the lucky winner of the new 1990 Ford supercab 4x4 pickup, which was raffled off by the W.I.F.E. (Women Involved in Farm Economics) Chapters of...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co Sheriff’s Dept Stewart Shy, Billings, MT, speeding in restricted zone (84/65) $85. Geoffrey Tulloch, Nashville, TN, speeding in restricted zone (84/65) $85. Kathleen Davis, Roscoe, IL, speeding in restricted zone (85/65) $85. Ramon...

 

Sparks Wins Range Board Seat

Rich Sparks won the District #2 position on the Range Board on Wednesday, beating incumbent candidate Sid Samuelson 271 to 233 votes. The position is a three-year term. Range conducted their annual meeting via Zoom, where the results of the race...

 

Vital Statistics

Marriage Licenses Issued Nicholas Joseph Knoblauch and Caeligh Morgan McCarthy, Broadus Joseph Robert Notsch and Athena Victoria Smith, Volborg Decree of Dissolution of Marriage Quinn M. Godwin and Dawn M. Godwin...

 

Trusler Accepted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Suzanne Trusler, daughter of Tom & Suzanne Trusler of western Powder River County, was recently accepted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society at Montana State Unviersity, Bozeman. Phi Kappa Phi is one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious...

 

BillionGraves Workday Scheduled

A BillionGraves workday is scheduled for this Saturday, September 12, from 9:00am - 12:00pm. Contact Katie Ward for more information 935-2979....

 

Broadus Students are VFW Patriotic Art Winners

By Connie Barnhart The VFW Auxiliary Post 1595 in Broadus has sponsored the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest at our Powder River County District High School for many years. This year the...

 

4-H Family Feature - Presley Williams

4-H Family Feature - 4-H member Presley Williams enjoyed learning how to show a sheep this year and preparing her animals for the fair. The hardest part of her project was saying goodbye to her lamb...

 

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