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District Court Roundup

A number of cases have come through Judge Michael Hayworth’s District Court in Broadus over the past several months. On November 4th, an adjudication was conducted for William Elijah. Savvy readers may remember Elijah’s previous run in with local...

 

Jess Lockwood finishes PBR season in 5th place

Jess Lockwood made his return to compete in the Professional Bull Riders World Finals and defend his world champion status. The richest and most prestigious event in bull riding was held at AT&T Stadium November 12-15. The Finals, originally...

 

Fall Art Show coming up this weekend

By Lana Smith The local artists and artisans of Art & Soul are excited to present an art show, sale and children’s art contest. Their fall art show, titled “Studio Harvest” will be held this weekend, November 21-22 in the lobby of the County...

 

Grasshopper suppression program initiated

By PR Extension Office The 2021 Rangeland Grasshopper Hazard map based on adult surveys last summer has all of Powder River County in the red zone, according to Powder River Extension Agent Mary Rum...

 

Plymouth Rock and Relatives

By Katie Ward The Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620 traded newfound religious freedom for harsh living conditions, being unprepared for the bitter winters of New England. The Plymouth historical organization reports that two or three...

 

USDA to Open Signup for the Conservation Reserve Program in Early 2021

BOZEMAN, Montana, Nov. 12, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the 2021 signup periods for general Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and CRP Grasslands offers. General signup for CRP will be open from January 4, 2021...

 

Powder River Conservation District Sponsoring Scholarships

By Liz Riter The Powder River Conservation district is once again sponsoring college scholarships for worthy recipients. The scholarship deadline is December 2, 2020 at 5 pm and recipients will be notified of their awards by December 20, 2020....

 

VFW Auxiliary News

By Annie Brimmer The VFW Auxiliary held a combined October, November meeting November 5, 2020. Our District 6 Auxiliary President, Joby Parker, made the annual inspection visit to our Auxiliary #1595. At this time she brought the District 6...

 

Estate Planning in a Digital Age

Courtesy PR Extension Office People store copies of their electronic communications in a variety of ways. Some store email, text messages, instant messages and other communications only digitally, while others keep paper copies of some, but...

 

Al E. "Mac" Makelky

Al E. "Mac" Makelky passed away November 10, 2020 at the age of 94. Mac passed peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Mac was born June 27, 1926, the son of Anton and Veronica Makelky, in Mandan...

 

POWDER RIVER COUNTY CLAIMS

October 2020 Globalstar USA 88.82 Incontact Inc. 472.78 Powder River Examiner 595.25 Range Telephone Cooperative 2827.20 Town of Broadus 2201.96 4imprint, Inc 3811.73 Action for Eastern Montana 1579.00 Alderman Oil Co. 5257.01 Alimed Inc 152.86...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, November 22, 1990 Students attend Expanding Your Horizons workshop Six Powder River County District High School students recently became aware of many career opportunities in math and science, at an “Expanding Your Horizons” workshop...

 

MT Farm Bureau elects officers during virtual delegate session

Courtesy MT Farm Bureau The Montana Farm Bureau elected officers during its hybrid in-person/virtual voting delegate session November 10. Hans McPherson, a diversified farmer from Stevensville, was re-elected as president of the Montana Farm...

 

Nothing is Easy These Days – But There Is Help

By Rachel Haberman, Energy Share Montana A cold snap in October is not unusual in Montana. No big deal, right? That is, until you consider all your neighbors who struggle daily to make ends meet, pay their bills and keep their homes warm. The vast...

 

Project Activate® Support Independence and Resilience!

Daily activities such as walking, rising from a chair, getting into and out bed, the tub, or a car require leg strength. If you feel fatigued after completing some of these basic functional tasks...

 

Fish and Wildlife Commission to hold public hearing on the use of drones while fishing

Courtesy MT FWP HELENA – The Fish and Wildlife Commission will hold a public hearing via a telephonic Zoom platform on Dec. 1, at 10 a.m., to consider a new rule pertaining to banning the use of remote-controlled devices and drones while...

 

Recreational Marijuana Licenses Available by October 2021

Courtesy MT Dept of Commerce The Montana Department of Revenue has begun the process to make licenses available for recreational marijuana cultivation and sale by October 1, 2021, following the recent voter approval of Initiative 190. “There’s...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

October 19, 2020 All commissioners were present for weekly meeting. Consent agenda was approved. Donna Giacometto reported on the SEMDC meeting she attended in Hysham last Thursday. Marty Drane, Maintenance Supervisor, met with the board. Marty...

 

Staying Grounded in Uncertain Times

Courtesy PR Extension Office The pandemic has sent the world into a state of caution, fear and even panic. The uncertainty is both challenging and stressful. Everybody reacts differently to stress, whether it’s a global health emergency or a...

 

Weather slows traffic at Ashland game check station

Courtesy Marla Prell, MT FWP Severe winter weather shut down two out of three big game check stations in southeastern Montana on November 8th, the last day of antelope rifle season. Poor visibility and icy road conditions prompted FWP to cancel bio...

 

Light of Love Memorial Continues

By Kelda Page The Christmas Holiday Season is approaching and some of us must face the season with only memories of past holidays shared with loved ones we have lost. Others may be celebrating the holidays without family members who are serving in...

 

4-H News

Biddle Busy Beavers 4-H News By Jordyn Schroeder Biddle Busy Beavers had their first 4-H meeting of the year on 10/28/20. Members attending the meeting included Shaylee Bilbrey, Addie and Kinzie Randall, Rheanna, Jayce, Jordyn, and Danica Schroeder,...

 

Broadus Elementary News

November 13, 2020 HAWKS in the HALLS – H: HELPFUL (Pick up items on the floor). A: ALWAYS Respectful & Responsible (Keep hands and feet to yourself. Walk in a single file facing the front of the line, use a zero voice and quiet feet). W: WILLING...

 

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