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PR Chamber incentivizes locals to slow COVID spread

By Brenda Maas, Visit Southeast Montana Visit Southeast Montana tourism recently joined forces with the Powder River Chamber of Commerce & Ag to launch a program that will incentivize local...

 

Election results to be certified

In local elections, John Olson won the County Commissioner race against Incumbent Rod Schaffer. Olson, an Independent, picked up 603 votes, compared to Republican candidate Schaffer’s 492 votes. Schaffer narrowly won the primary election over...

 

Powder River Therapy to open for gym memberships

By Powder River County Health Officer Sean Hill Powder River Therapy and Wellness Clinic is pleased to announce our grand re-opening complete with new Life Fitness equipment. Just in time for winter,...

 

Lady Hawks finish out season at Divisional Tourney

The Broadus Lady Hawk Volleyball team made the long drive down the Yellowstone drainage basin to Sidney last Thursday, where they competed in the Eastern C Divisional Volleyball Tournament. Hopes were...

 

October weather brought a break in the drought

Drought conditions persisted across Powder River County through the first half of October, with scant precipitation and high temps topping out at 85 in Broadus during the first two weeks of the month. The second half of the month saw a dramatic...

 

School Board conducts Nov. meeting

The Broadus School Board Trustees met for their monthly meeting on Monday evening. Eight members of the public were in attendance, with trustees Lori Fortner, Dan Johnson, Amanda Zimmer, Patrick Emmons, Waylon Billing, and Raquel Mader in...

 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I did not realize that Joe Biden has so many Relatives. Fritz Rehbein, Rozet, WY Dear Editor, This letter continues honoring our veterans. Between Korea and Vietnam War years there were people who served in the military and were well...

 

Pansy Robison

Pansy Robison, Sundance, WY died Monday, Nov 2, in comfort care at the Sundance Hospital at the age of 92 of natural causes and advanced years. At her request, there will be no funeral service and...

 

Ruth Birkholz

On the evening of November 1, 2020 at Holy Rosary Extended Care, Ruth Birkholz passed away. Her son Robert was by her side as she left her earthly life for her eternal home with her Savior. Ruth was...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, November 15, 1990 Lady Hawks take second at district tournament The elite 1990 Broadus Lady Hawks won second place at the District 3-B Girls’ Basketball Tournament in Billings last weekend. They will now be one of four 3-B teams to take...

 

Contents of Unclaimed Montana Safe Deposit Boxes up for Auction

HELENA --- Rare coins, antique watches, and other relics of Montana’s past are now up for auction, as the Montana Department of Revenue disposes of the unclaimed contents of safe deposit boxes. By law, the Department of Revenue holds certain...

 

Mandatory wolf trapping classes will be offered online

Courtesy MT FWP Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will offer two online wolf trapping certification classes in November. The free online classes are set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday Nov. 14 and 21. The classes are identical, and trappers must...

 

Real Estate Transfers

Rocking JP, LLC to Jon R. Perisian, Etal, Erin K. Espeland Qtip Trust, Etal, Quitclaim Deed, T3S, R45E, Sec. 15, N2, SW4, TRACT C, RED SHALE MINOR SUBDIVISION, COS #122195. Ware Rentals, L.L.C. to Paul Mobley, Etux, Warranty Deed, Lot 6, Block 6,...

 

Cold opener keeps many hunters at home, but the hardy find some success

Courtesy Marla Prell, MT FWP Montana’s big game hunting season arrived with bitter cold over the weekend of October 24 and 25, likely prompting many hunters to stay home a bit longer. Traffic at big game check stations throughout southeastern...

 

Support Independence and Resilience!

Reach and Squeeze Proper posture/alignment supports better balance, and it requires muscle balance between the chest and the back. Consider how many times a day you do something that contracts the...

 

Special Circumstance Scholarship for Families

DEADLINE TO APPLY DECEMBER 31st Courtesy MT Human Resources Development Council Did you know that parents and guardians with children who are unable to return to childcare or school during the pandemic may be eligible for a $4000 in-home care...

 

Broadus Elementary News

By K-12 Principal Denise Ternes In-Home Kindergarten Readiness - For our younger sibs who might be getting ready for kindergarten next year: Waterford Upstart offers in-home kindergarten that gives your child a fun start in reading, math, and...

 

Superintendent's Report

By Broadus Schools Superintendent Jim Hansen Even during these trying times there are situations that make me extremely proud to be associated with this school district. Each morning we have teachers check student temperatures and make sure they are...

 

Transferring the Ranch to the Next Generation is Challenging

Courtesy PR Extension Office As the average age of ranchers and farmers across the nation increases, the same is happening in Montana and Powder River County. “According to the 2017 Ag Statistics, nearly a third of the operators in our county...

 

Shober Receives Award

Casey Shober, pictured at far left, recently received an award presented by Purser Manager Nancy Higginbotham for 35 years of service with Delta Airlines. Shober attended school in Broadus,...

 

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