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County Budget Finalized

The county budget was finalized last week; the accompanying chart breaks down the budgets of each department. The county commissioners told us that key takeaways from the 2020-21 budget are that local taxes will remain essentially the same as last... Full story

 

USDA Designates PR County as a Primary Natural Disaster Area

Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/ Border State Also Available WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2020 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Powder River County, Montana, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered...

 

Music Boosters Calendar - Birthday Information Needed

By Terri Bird September 23, 2020 is the deadline to submit information for the 2021 Broadus Music Boosters birthday calendar. If you would like a calendar and didn't get one in 2020, please contact one of the following women with the birthday and...

 

Broadus Cross Country Meet

The 2nd Annual Broadus Cross Country Meet took place on Tuesday. The Broadus runners are pictured at the right side of the picture above, at the beginning of the Varsity Girls race: #3707 Rachel...

 

Lady Hawks Win on the Road at Wibaux

The Lady Hawk Volleyball teams went on the road last weekend, traveling to Wibaux on Friday, and Jordan on Saturday. Broadus Head Coach Gordon Archer commented on the Friday night match against Wibaux...

 

Election Connection

By Cynde Jo Gatlin, PR County Election Administrator As you all know, I have decided to move forward with a poll election in November. At this time, I have enough judges to run a poll election. However, with the unknown future of COVID-19 in our...

 

September School Board Report

By Broadus Schools Superintendent Jim Hansen Preparing for the opening of school this year has certainly been difficult. Providing education already has its unique issues, but COVID-19 has given all of us new challenges. Powder River County has been...

 

School Board Approves New Bus Contract

The school board met Monday evening to discuss the September agenda items. 16 members of the public were on hand for the meeting. The board approved four individual transportation contracts and one room and board contract, which were all folks along...

 

Town Council Minutes

January 7, 2020 Mayor Lyman Amsden; Councilperson Pete Wenzel; Councilperson Cody Morris; Councilperson Lori Turnbough; Public Works Raymond Ragsdale; and Clerk Peggy Fruit. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, Mayor Amsden called the meeting to...

 

Bike Safety Week Coming Up

By Broadus Schools Principal Denise Ternes BIKE SAFETY will take place Monday, September 21st to October 2nd during PE. All students K-6 bring bicycles to school by Monday, September 21st. Bring your own helmet. If you don’t have one, Mr. Coulter...

 

30 Years Ago

September 20, 1990 Board puts Class C proposal on hold The Unified Board of School Trustees, at a meeting Monday evening, decided, at least for the present time, not to petition the Montana High School Association to be moved from Class B status to...

 

4-H News

Powder River Rising Stars September Meeting On September 9, 2020, President Reuben Kinzer called the meeting to order at 3:39 p.m. in the Election Room at the Courthouse. Pledges were led by Addison Harper. Secretary's minutes were read and...

 

Dart Tournament Held At Montana Bar

The 1st Annual Montana Bar Dart Tournament was held here last weekend, September 11-13. Teams from across the region gathered to compete in the three-day event. Winners of the Friday night Blind Draw were 1st place - Todd Ouzts and Donny...

 

Field Sandbur, Buffalobur & Puncturevine

Courtesy PR Extension Office Now is a good time to control some of the late summer and early fall weeds, several of which are very prickly, according to Powder River Extension Agent Mary Rumph. “Field sandbur seeds stick to everything…shoe...

 

VFW Auxiliary News

By Annie Brimmer The VFW Auxiliary met September 9, 2020 at the VFW Hall for their regular monthly meeting. Officers for the ensuing year were installed. Past Post 1595 Commander, Marty Drane, was installing officer. Officers are as follows:...

 

USDA Offers Disaster Assistance to Montana Farmers and Livestock Producers Impacted by Wildfires

BOZEMAN, Montana, Sept. 14, 2020 – Montana agricultural operations have been significantly impacted by the wildfires, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has technical and financial assistance available to help farmers and livestock...

 

Hawk Football Falls to Scobey

The Broadus Hawk Football team made the 273 mile drive to Scobey, last Friday. Sitting around 15 miles from the Canadian border, Scobey boasts a tough Class C football team, and they demonstrated their strength against the Hawks. Broadus went 3 and...

 

Locals Compete in National Circuit Finals Rodeo, PBR Billings

The RAM National Circuit Finals Rodeo took place from September 10-13 in Greeley, Colorado, and featured several local boys, including Radley Day and Taylor Williams who tied for third place in the second round of team roping, and Houston Brown, who...

 

PR COUNTY CLAIMS

August 2020 Airnav, LLC 24.00 Fair Premium-Extension Service 2250.00 Globalstar USA 88.54 Incontact Inc. 391.69 Montana Coroner's Association 475.00 Powder River Examiner 1424.00 Range Telephone Cooperative 2868.36 Robert Janssen 26.45 Town of...

 

Reminder for Hunters in 2020 ~ Updates to Evidence of Sex Requirement

Montana’s evidence of sex requirement is as follows: Evidence of Sex (MCA 87-6-406): A person who kills a game animal in this state shall retain evidence of sex of the animal with the carcass until it is processed. The provisions of this section...

 

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