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Wrecks in PR County claim one life, injure several area youth

A pair of recent vehicle wrecks resulted in death and injury on Powder River County roads. On November 27th, a 60 year old Billings man, Randall Leifert was returning home following a hunting trip....

 

COVID-19 quarantine times reduced

By Powder River County Public Health Officer Sean Hill GOOD NEWS! The more we find out about COVID, the better we can tailor our response. After significant research, the CDC, along with other top scientists, have modified the quarantine...

 

Strollers Win Prizes

The Powder River Chamber of Commerce and Ag's Annual Christmas Stroll took place last Friday. Though events were somewhat subdued this year due to the COVID crisis, turnout was strong. The Chamber...

 

One of the Blackest Crimes to Ever Disgrace Eastern Montana

By Shane Dunning www.redshalereflections.com One of the most sordid events in Montana history took place a few miles north of Ashland on November 4th in the year 1897. Two teens, Clemence “Winnie” Brown and his brother Clarence Brown were hauling...

 

Elementary Concert entertains a crowd

The Elementary Christmas concert took place last week, in the gymasium at the high school. The change in venue compared to other years, which took place in the high school auditorium, was due to...

 

Junior High Boys Basketball season comes to an end

By Coach Dustin Lanke We started the season with 10 players in grades 6th-8th, but were only able to dress 8 for the first 3 games, due to some COVID related circumstances. In a season riddled with game cancellations and low numbers, the A team...

 

4-H News

By Sammie Hart On November 12, 2020 Powder River Rising Stars held a meeting and awards ceremony at Seabecks. Club members gave a report on how 4-H week went. Patrick Emmons will be calling about ordering road signs. The club will be purchasing road...

 

Lutheran Bazaar Coming Up

By Julie Long Due to the COVID-19 virus situation in our area, the annual Lutheran Church Bazaar is a “virtual” bazaar this year and will be Dec. 12-16. Most items are listed here and all will be pictured/described, with suggested minimum donatio...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, December 13, 1990 Matmen place eighth in season opener The Broadus Hawk Wrestling Team placed eighth, mid-way among the 16 teams competing at the season opener at Forsyth last Friday and Saturday. Head coach for the second year is former...

 

MSUB's Interim Chief of Police looks to make a positive difference on campus and in the community

From Rachel Lythgoe, intern, UCAM MSUB News Service Brandon Gatlin serves as the Interim Chief of Police for the University Police Department on campus at Montana State University Billings. Gatlin...

 

Court Report

In Justice of the Peace Cathy Landa’s Justice Court Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Jerald Watts, Gaithersburg, MD, speeding in restricted zone (75/65) $55. Bonnie Wooley, Ashland, MT, public nuisance, dismissed by court. Wesley Kercheval,...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

November 16, 2020 Commissioners Donna Giacometto, Rod Schaffer, and Lee Randall met for their weekly meeting. John Olson, Commissioner-elect, joined the meeting. Consent agenda was read and approved. Marty Drane, Maintenance Supervisor, met with the...

 

Library Notes

by Henry A. Malley Memorial Library Librarian Barb Mitchell Happy Holidays to you all. We have recently added new memorial books as follows: “Vesper Flights” by Helen Macdonald, “XIT- A Story of Land, Cattle and Capital in Texas and Montana...

 

Bowling Results

Wicked Wednesday Entertainment 11-11-20 High team games: Lori & Sommer, 316, Dawn & Sandy, 303, Hannalore & Sarah, 245; high series: Dawn & Sandy, 875, Lori & Sommer, 873, Hannalore & Sarah, 628. Individual games: Sommer Schaffer, 198, Dawn Mraz,...

 

Final week of Light of Love

By Kelda Page Thank you again to all that donated to the “Light of Love” in memory of someone special that they have lost. All donations through the “Light of Love” to the School Community Development Council will go towards community...

 

Senior Happenings

By Senior Center Director Rita Harden The Powder River Senior Center would like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who stopped by for the Christmas Stroll. The Christmas Spirit was plentiful as we enjoyed a beautiful evening. Many kids enjoyed...

 

Project Activate - Support Independence and Resilience!

A recent column identified the basic elements of a strong walking pattern: good posture, strong ankle flexion and heel strike, balanced weight transfer, and proper stride length for forward (not side...

 

Real Estate Transfers

Raymond J. Weigel to EB Ranch, Etal, E.B. Ranch Inc., Etal, E.B.Ranch, Etal, EB Ranch, Inc., Warranty Deed, T5S, R48E, Sec. 29, NW4, W2NE4, N2SW4, NW4SE4, EXCEPTING THEREFROM THAT PART CONVEYED, BOOK 1, PAGE 470; T5S, R48E, Sec. 31, N2NE4, NE4NW4;...

 

November was pleasant but dry

Precipitation totals for 2020 continue to lag far behind normal. The total amount of moisture received in Broadus for the first 11 months of the year fell behind the previous driest year, 1988, with 7.29” of moisture Jan 1 through Nov 30 in 2020, c...

 

Broadus Volleyball Players make all conference team

Lauryn Billing (far left), Oliveah Schaffer, (middle left), and Zeason Schaffer (near left) all made the Montana 2C All Conference Volleyball Team for the 2020 season. Lauryn and Oliveah both made...

 

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