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First COVID-19 related deaths recorded in PR County

By Sean Hill, Powder River County Health Officer Two Powder River Manor residents have passed away from COVID-19. On Thursday, October 8, 2020 a female resident passed after a brief illness with COVID related symptoms. Subsequent testing revealed pos...

 

Homecoming rescheduled for next week

By Megan Johnson Lights, Camera, Action! Here at Powder River County High School, we are celebrating Homecoming, from October 19th to 24th, a change from the previous scheduling due to COVID-19. This year's theme is Cinema! The dress-up days for the...

 

School Board Updates COVID plan

The Broadus School Board Trustees met for their regular monthly meeting on Monday. The full school board was on hand for the meeting, including Rob Jones, Raquel Mader, Waylon Billing, Patrick Emmons, Amanda Zimmer, Danny Johnson, Lori Fortner, and...

 

Commissioner Candidates Debate at Chamber Forum

On October 6th, the Powder River Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture held their Commissioner Candidate Forum live on Facebook. The forum featured the two candidates for the Powder River County District 1 Commissioner position – incumbent...

 

Broadus Straw Bale Decorating Contest

By PR Extension Office Show your community spirit by decorating a straw bale to celebrate Homecoming and Halloween. Powder River Extension and the Chamber of Commerce and Ag have teamed up to organize a straw bale decorating contest. All...

 

Hawk Football Takes On MonDak

Broadus hosted the MonDak Thunder football team last Friday. MonDak is a coop team from Westby, Montana, located in extreme northeastern Montana, and Grenora, North Dakota. MonDak has had Class C 6...

 

Fire above and below

A smoke tendril from the Burley Fire drifts over the landscape last week, as the sun rises through smoky skies in the background. The blaze began last Tuesday from a bale hauling truck which caught...

 

FFA officers elected at Sept. meeting

By Alex Edwards The monthly FFA chapter meeting was held on the 17th of September. During the meeting, virtual contests were chosen for members to participate in, including the FFA districts, John...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, October 18, 1990 Lady Hawks demolish Forsyth on Homecoming Jerry Coulter’s Broadus Lady Hawks extended their record to 11 wins and only two losses with a 62 to 48-point Homecoming win over Forsyth Saturday night. Broadus controlled the...

 

Locals win at WTRC Finals

The Wrangler Team Roping Championships Finals took place at MetraPark in Billings, MT, September 28-October 4th. The WTRC Finals draws teams from across the country, including amateurs to current and...

 

Cross Country Runs in Miles City, Colstrip

The Broadus Lady Hawk Cross Country team ran at the Miles City Invitational on Saturday, October 3rd, and then at Colstrip on Thursday, October 8th. In Miles City, two of the five Broadus runners set personal records – Rheanna Schroeder with a 24:1...

 

Lady Hawks Win At Ekalaka

The Broadus Lady Hawks traveled to Ekalaka last week to face the Lady Bulldogs, a team Broadus had already beaten at the beginning of the season. This time around was similar to their first matchup...

 

PR COUNTY CLAIMS

September 2020 Globalstar USA 88.20 Mark Huseby. 3280.00 Powder River Examiner 751.25 Range Telephone Cooperative 2890.01 Town of Broadus 2188.09 Wex Bank 184.22 1st Bank 20.00 Advanced Chemical Solutions 3142.46 Alderman Oil Co. 7839.08 Allbridge...

 

Montana's 'flavor' To Launch With New USS Montana Submarine

Courtesy USS Montana Committee Montana’s “flavor,” in history as well as cuisine, will accompany next year’s expected commissioning of the USS Montana nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine currently under construction for the U.S. Navy....

 

Bowling Results

Kingpin 10-5-20 High team games: Sagebrush/ IGA, 710, Sagebrush/IGA, 702, Big Sky Bar, 689; high series: Sagebrush/IGA, 2093, Big Sky Bar, 1999, Askin Construction, 1868. Individual games: Frank Danielson, 215, JJ Quiroz, 209, Tommy Stokes, 202;...

 

Nancy Espy

Mary Nancy Hegelund Espy, 93, passed away at the Powder River Manor, October 12, 2020. She was born July 6, 1927, in Phoenix, Arizona, to parents, Carl Hegelund and Lovenia Crawford Hegelund. She...

 

Georgia Traub

Georgia Richards Traub has gone to dance in Heaven, with the love of her life! She passed away at the Powder River Manor, in Broadus, Montana on October 8, 2020. She was born on August 22, 1927, in...

 

Augustine Lopez

Augustine Lopez, born in 1944 in Rosebud, Montana, spent his last day on this earth on September 18, 2020 in Billings, Montana. A devoted Catholic, Augustine was called home by His Lord and Savior...

 

Ruth "Tutter" (Cain) Hagan

Emma Ruth (Cain) Hagan passed away October 8, 2020, at Friendship Villa in Miles City, MT of natural causes. Ruth "Tutter" was born April 28, 1928, in Childress, TX, the 13th of 15 children to Horace...

 

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