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Jess Lockwood wins in NYC

NEW YORK CITY – As one of three riders to deliver a flawless performance inside Madison Square Garden, 2017 PBR (Professional Bull Riders) World Champion Jess Lockwood (Volborg, Montana) won the Unleash The Beast Monster Energy Buck Off at The Gard...

 

Enter your team in the Steps for Charity Challenge

Courtesy of PR Extension Do you have a favorite charity? Do you need extra motivation to get out and walk this winter? Consider entering a team in the Steps for Charity challenge promoted by Powder River Trails and the Powder River County...

 

FSA, FS closed due to govt shutdown

Due to the on-going government shutdown the Broadus FSA, along with the Ashland Ranger Station of the Forest Service, are both closed as of Tuesday, while the NRCS office in Broadus remains open. The shutdown began on December 22, 2018, due to...

 

Powder River Conservation District awards Scholarship to Alyssa Riley

By Liz Riter Alyssa Riley (pictured at right) was awarded a scholarship by the Powder River Conservation District for use during her second semester. She is the daughter of Mike and Margie Riley of...

 

Chamber Communiqué

By Jessica Malone Happy New Year from the Chamber of Commerce & Ag! In reflection upon the passing Christmas season, we wish to say thank you to everyone who attended, participated in and helped organize the Christmas Stroll. Festive spirit was... Full story

 

Locals named to Fall 2018 DSU Dean's List

DICKINSON, ND -- At the end of each regular semester, Dickinson State University recognizes those students named to the Dean's List. Eligible students must be enrolled full-time and must earn at 3.5 GPA or higher. The following students have been...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

December 10, 2018 All commissioners were present for their meeting. Minutes were presented and approved. Hearing no public comment on the day’s agenda, the board addressed routine business items before scheduled department meetings. Marty Drane,...

 

Real Estate Transfers

Gloria J. Peters, Etal, Alvarado Family Trust, Etal, Estate of Kenyon F. Dobberteen, Etal to Elizabeth J. Riter, Warranty Deed, T6S, R52E, Sec. 32, S2SE4, SE4SW4; T7S, R52E, Sec. 05, NE4, NE4NW4. Gloria J. Peters, Etal, Alvarado Family Trust, Etal,...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, January 12, 1989 New auto dealership announced Gary Alderman and Lewis Hoffman of A & H Truck Stop announced that they have been approved for a dealership in new and used Ford and Chevrolet vehicles through Heberle Ford of Forsyth. The new...

 

4-H News

During this 4-H meeting we planned to go ice-skating during Christmas break, and we brainstormed ideas about our theme for the fair. We also went caroling at the heritage center. Some people went to the mini Congress. The Congress was fun, and...

 

Correction

In last week’s predator hunt article, the team of Mike & Tyler Bowers, with James Draine took fourth place, Mike Denson was not on the team....

 

2018 year in review

As 2018 comes to a close, we wanted to take a look back at some of the highlights. Perhaps the biggest story of the year was the late winter and early spring weather. 2018 began cold, and stayed that...

 

Predator hunt participants bring down 50 coyotes

The Third Annual CTD Memorial Predator Hunt took place over the weekend, hosted by the Powder River Stockman’s Club. 31 teams competed in the two day event, with 50 coyotes brought in over the weekend. The winning team of Gabe Havener and Chaz...

 

Teens take part in 25th Annual 4-H Mini-Congress

PR Extension "I loved the science workshop!!!" exclaimed one participant at the annual 4-H Mini-Congress planned and facilitated by Teen 4-H members and Powder River Extension. Twenty-six...

 

4-H News

Minutes of the Powder River Rising Stars for November On November 26, 2018 the Powder River Rising Stars pledges were led by Garrett Cunningham. The reports of the meeting spoke of achievement night, where they handed out rewards. The new business...

 

Church Notes

FAITH BIBLE CHURCH Pastor Tom Herzog Sunday, January 6th – Pitch-In Dinner following service Sunday, January 13th - Communion as a part of regular service Sunday, January 20th - Mission Moment as part of regular service Sunday, January 27th -...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Adam Hansen, Broadus, MT, criminal possession of dangerous drugs, pled guilty, $585, 15 days jail, bench warrant. Adam Hansen, Broadus, MT, criminal possession of drug paraphernalia, pled guilty, $575, 15 days jail...

 

Quit Line available for those New Years Resolutions

By Powder River Public Health Nurse Darlynn Williams Every year, thousands of Montanans look at the new year as an opportunity to make positive life changes. For Montanans who use tobacco, quitting tobacco is one of the best things they can do for...

 

Former Miles City postmaster sentenced in meth conspiracy

US Attorney’s Office, Billings — Stephen Michael Miller, the former postmaster of the U.S. Postal Service Office in Miles City, was sentenced to five years of probation and fined $2,500 today in federal court for his role in a conspiracy to distr...

 

Library Notes

January 3rd Happy New Year!!! On display at the Henry A. Malley Memorial Library during January is Pat Phillippi’s “Snowman” collection. Internal Revenue Service W2 and 1099 tax forms are available at the Library. Other forms and publications...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, January 5, 1989 Fires Machinery, shop lost in fire An electric water or head bolt heater on a tractor was considered the cause of a fire which completely destroyed a large machine shed and the machinery which it contained, on Thanksgiving...

 

2018 plays out like a Sergio Leone Movie

By Joe Stuver The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly come to mind when reviewing the Year of Our Lord 2018. The success or failure of a year in our ranching community is usually predicated by the previous year. 2017 was simply ugly. There was little...

 

Senior Center Happenings

By Senior Center Director Pat Ridenour It’s been quite a while since I put pen to paper so I will catch you up a bit. In September John and I moved to town and that has taken a lot of time and energy! I found out I am not as young as I once was-...

 

Strong Women Exercise classes begin in January

Courtesy of PR Extension The MSU Extension - Powder River County Office will be offering the StrongWomen program, a 12-week exercise program for middle-aged and older women on Monday and Wednesday from 7:00 a.m. until 8 a.m. at the Senior Center...

 

Next paper comes out January 4th

We’re taking a little break between Christmas and New Year’s, so there will not be a paper printed on December 27th. The first Examiner of 2019 will be on newsstands January 4th, and the deadline will be Wednesday, January 2nd at 10:00...

 

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