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Manor to allow visitations beginning next Monday

By Powder River County Health Officer Sean Hill Now that we have moved past our recent outbreak of COVID-19 in the Manor we are once again pleased to announce in-person visitation with our residents, effective Monday December 21st, 2020. We...

 

Powder River Historical Museum looks past 2020 towards a mammoth new year

By Jessica Malone We've had an interesting and surprisingly eventful year at the Powder River Historical Museum. The COVID shutdown closed our doors for the season and meant cancellation of several pl...

 

School Board discusses winter sports during December meeting

The Broadus School Board trustees met Monday evening for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, with trustees Lori Fortner, Dan Johnson, Amanda Zimmer, Patrick Emmons, Waylon Billing, Raquel Mader, and Rob Jones in attendance. The board met with...

 

JH/HS Christmas Concert displays musical talent

The Junior High/High School Christmas Concert took place the evening of December 8th, in the high school auditorium, provided by Music Teacher Lisa Lynch and with musical accompaniment by Lisa...

 

Superintendent's Report

By Broadus Schools Superintendent Jim Hansen December, 2020 One of the benefits of attending a small school is having the opportunity to participate in many activities - that “other half” of education. Your school maintains a good selection of...

 

Lex Denson

Alexander (Lex) Denson, Jr., retired rancher, passed away on December 8, 2020, at the age of 87. Born in December of 1933, Lex was raised on Ranch Creek in Southeast Montana-the third of three...

 

Skip Sturdevant

Gale Fritzy 'Skip" Sturdevant was born July 22nd, 1947 to his parents Lewis and Jane Sturdevant as the only child. Skip joined the Navy in 1965 and served two tours in Vietnam. While home from a tour,...

 

Don Gatlin

Donald Harland Gatlin was born in Hulett, Wyoming on November 17, 1925 to John and Priscilla Gatlin. He shared an amazing childhood with his siblings William (Dubbie), Grant, Wesley, and Louise. The G...

 

Austin Olson

Austin Lee Olson, 26, of Billings, Montana passed away on December 3rd, 2020 at Billings Clinic Hospital surrounded by family and friends. He was born March 28, 1994 in Spearfish, South Dakota to...

 

30 Years Ago

December 20/27, 1990 Pen Pals computer project opens new lines of communication Computer programmer Clo Wiltse of rural Volborg has developed a way to use computers to establish communication among three age groups, through a Pen Pal project. The...

 

This Might be the Right Time for Gifting!

Courtesy PR Extension Office With the holiday season comes the idea of giving gifts, and, according to Marsha Goetting, MSU Extension Family Economist, gifting an asset can be not only a great opportunity to express love and affection but also an...

 

Local Calls will Require Area Code due to National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Rollout

Area code must be dialed for all calls in Montana starting Oct. 24, 2021. Courtesy MT Public Service Commission HELENA, Montana — On July 16, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) approved the designation of 988 as the new,...

 

Coping Strategies for Holiday Stress

Courtesy PR Extension Office “Without a doubt, the pandemic has added additional stress to the holidays. Health experts recognize the potential for increased anxiety and depression and share what I found to be helpful tips,” said Powder River...

 

Lutheran Church offers Christmas Eve services

 By Julie Long In this current Covid-19 environment, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church offers 3 opportunities for safe and healthy Christmas Eve worship. (1) Pastor Julie will lead “in-person” worship on Thursday December 24th at 3:00 P.M. at...

 

Project Activate - Support Independence and Resilience!

The last several columns have focused on the elements of a strong walking pattern: good posture, strong ankle flexion and heel strike, balanced weight transfer, and proper stride length for forward...

 

Survey Results: Montanans' views on grizzly bears

Support for grizzly bears’ presence in Montana strong amidst expanding population Courtesy MT FWP HELENA — A new survey of Montanans shows positive attitudes toward grizzly bears and support for the presence of grizzly bears within the state,...

 

Letters to the Editor

Editor, As we approach the end of 2020 you may be thinking about donating to one of Montana’s charities. Your donation helps these organizations provide critical services and this year many need your help. In addition to helping charities, your don...

 

Births - Collins Emerson Riggs

Collins Emerson Riggs was born on November 23rd, 2020 in Gillette, WY to Cole & Caitlin Riggs. He was 6 lbs 12 oz, and 20 inches long at birth. Collins' grandparents are Lyle & Jeanne Rogge,...

 

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