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COVID-19 Outbreak Hits PR County

By Powder River Public Health There has been a large surge in positive COVID-19 cases locally and in the state. In Powder River County 55 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in September. This included 2 deaths, 2 hospitalizations (unvaccinated male in...

 

Barnhart Is New PA In Broadus

Physician's Assistant Abbey Barnhart is now the primary care provider at the Powder River Medical Clinic. Abbey is set to provide care for the county's residents on a full-time basis, and is now...

 

High Temperature Records Fall During Fifth Driest September

A scant 0.08" of moisture was collected at the courthouse weather station in September, marking the fifth driest September on record, since records began in 1920. The lowest amount, 0.04 for the month...

 

Ambulance Service Still A Go After Director Resignation

Earlier this summer, the county took over the ambulance service from Jesse Ambulance Service, following Dick Jesse’s retirement. With the service now under county control, an Ambulance Director was hired to oversee the transition process, assure...

 

Walk For Mental Health This Saturday

By PR Extension Office Still I Walk, a walk to promote mental health awareness is set for this Saturday, at 10:00 a.m., beginning on the Courthouse Square in Broadus. Participants can walk 1 block or the entire round trip 6.6 mile trek to the golf...

 

Alice Swope

Alice E. (Yeager) Swope, 91 years old, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2021, at Hot Springs Health and Rehab Center in Hot Springs, Montana. She was born May 23, 1930, in Center, North Dakota. She...

 

Hawk Football Wins At Lodge Grass

Hawk Football traveled to Lodge Grass last Friday to take on the Indians. Broadus scored quickly, on a one yard run from Johnny Richards, followed by a fumble recovery and return for a touchdown by...

 

406 Area Code Required for Local Calls Starting October 24

Courtesy MT Public Service Commission HELENA, Montana — Beginning October 24, 2021, all local calls in Montana must be dialed with the 406 area code to connect. Montana’s 406 area code currently allows seven-digit dialing to complete local...

 

Medicare Open Enrollment Coming Up, Oct 15-Dec 7

Courtesy Rita Harden, Senior Center Director What Should I Do? Get started now instead of waiting until Dec 1st. Pay attention to your mail. You will be getting lots of information; some of it will be on your Part D plans, Advantage Plans or Extra...

 

FFA News

By FFA Reporter Sophie Irish On Monday September 27, 2021, the Broadus FFA Chapter took a trip up to Baker for Fall Districts, taking Livestock Judging and Range teams. The Range team took second...

 

Superintendent's Report

Imagine running a marathon, experiencing all the aches, pains, and continual mental fatigue. Then you are informed the finish line is just around the next corner. As you approach the final corner you are informed the finish line is a few miles...

 

In The Halls Of Higher Learning

Kesa Copps made the Chancellor’s List for the July, 2021 term at Purdue University Global Campus....

 

Voices from the Past

October 7, 1921 Wuxtra! Men to Try for New Suits So many aprons were worn at the novelty dance at the Powder River hotel Saturday night that the menfolk are thinking of calling a suit dance to see if the same scheme will work for them whereby they...

 

Real Estate Transfers

David M. Schneider, Etux to Thomas W. Trusler, Etux, Warranty Deed, T3S, R46E, Sec. 12, SW4NE4; Lot 2, T3S, R46E, Sec. 12, SE4NE4; T3S, R47E, Sec. 07, SE4NW4; Lot 7, T3S, R47E, Sec. 07, SW4NW4. PIC Ranches, Inc. to Casey Buckhanan Slovek, Warranty...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

September 13, 2021 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with Lee Randall, Donna Giacometto, and John Olson present. The meeting was called to order. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda was approved. Rich Biesheuvel,...

 

Uninvited Fall Guests

By Laurie Kerzicnik, MSU Extension Associate Specialist and Insect Diagnostician Insects and other arthropods intersect our lives daily. When they make their way into homes in fall, they are most often uninvited. Fall home invasions are nothing out...

 

New Montana Report: Unvaccinated 5 times more likely to be hospitalized and 3 times more likely to die from COVID-19

Courtesy MT DPHHS The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) released today a new report with Montana-specific data from the past eight months that illustrates the best tool against serious illness from COVID-19 is to get...

 

Virtual Open Houses Scheduled To Discuss Potential Changes To Hunting Regulations

Courtesy MT FWP Region 7 Virtual Meeting: Oct. 12 (7:30 to 9 p.m.) FWP regional staff will hold virtual meetings across the state to discuss potential hunting regulation changes for 2022 and 2023. These meetings will be held via Zoom and allow the...

 

Lady Hawks Win Two On The Road

The Lady Hawk Volleyball team went on the road last weekend, defeating Terry and Ekalaka in three straight sets per match. Speaking of the Terry and Ekalaka matches, Broadus Head Coach Gordon Archer s...

 

QPR, a Suicide Prevention Training Scheduled

By PR Extension Office QPR stands for Question, Persuade and Refer – the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people...

 

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