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 News    March 14, 2019 

School Board Meets

The Broadus School Board met Monday to discuss a variety of issues, including the hiring of two teaching positions and a coach, considering the Transportation Committee recommendations on a bus contract addendum, and adjusting the Powderville bus mil...

 
 News    March 14, 2019 

Rolling Hills Golf Course to hold Member Meeting on April 6

The annual Member Meeting at Rolling Hills Golf Course will be held Saturday, April 6th, at 4 p.m at the clubhouse. A free meal prepared by our new clubhouse manager, Tammy Schoenbeck, will be provided for members. Following dinner, we will have a...

 
 News    March 14, 2019 

Measles Update

Courtesy of PR County Health Nurse Darlynn Williams As of February 28, 2019, 206 cases of measles have been reported to CDC from 11 states. There currently are NO cases of measles in Montana. Most cases in 2019 are part of a large outbreak in...

 
 News    March 14, 2019 

Pulling back the curtains of government on Sunshine Week

By Lee Banville, Professor of Jounalism at U of M The students I teach at the University of Montana often show up with a powerful assumption: If there is some piece of information out there, Google can find it. It’s an understandable belief for...

 
 News    March 14, 2019 

Braxton Ty Nielsen

Braxton was born on March 4, 2019, at Sheridan Memorial Hospital in Sheridan, Wyoming. His parents are Ashley (Wilson) Nielsen and Slayter Nielsen. Braxton weighed 9 lbs, 2 oz at birth, and was 20...

 
 News    March 14, 2019 

Broadus Insurance provides advice on how to remove a roof ice dam

Removing an ice dam from your roof immediately after spotting the signs is very important to prevent damage to your home. One way to remove an ice dam is to melt it using calcium chloride. Step 1. Using a roof rake, remove snow 3-4 feet from the...

 
 News    March 14, 2019 

Legislative Roundup – Week 9

UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism HELENA -- The Montana House Appropriations Committee opened public testimony last week on House Bill 2, the bill that sets the budget for state agencies. Some of the most...

 
 News    March 14, 2019 

Powder River County Claims

February, 2019 Centurylink $299.70 Globalstar Usa $85.94 Mid-Rivers Communications $275.90 Powder River Examiner $1,133.00 Range Telephone Cooperative $3,072.65 Town Of Broadus $1,740.72 1st Bank $300.00 Advanced Chemical Solutions $1,074.41 Alderman...

 
 News    March 14, 2019 

Legislative Report

The House appropriations crew came back from transmittal break this week to hear House Bill 2, the state budget. We are past the halfway point and ready to finish up the people's work and head home in April. The state budget will be front and center...

 
 News    March 14, 2019 

30 Years Ago

Tuesday, March 9, 1989 Russiff, Lady Pioneers headed for nationals SharLa Russiff and her Lady Pioneer Basketball team from Miles Community College won their Regional Tournament at Scottsbluff, NE, recently and are now headed for Nationals at Tyler,...

 
 News    March 14, 2019 

Future Teachers from MSU to visit Broadus

A group of MSU students will visit Broadus on March 17th through the 20th, as part of MSU’s Rural Field Experience Program, which allows future teachers to experience the teaching lifestyle in a small town, and prepares them for work in rural...

 

Groundhog predicts early spring, couldn't be more wrong

-36 reading on March 3rd is coldest ever recorded in March Punxsutawney Phil, that precocious groundhog from Gobbler's Knob, lied to us. On February 2nd, the flea-bitten rodent did not see his...

 

Living with Dementia Workshop coming up in April

By Kathy Bowers, Powder River Manor Social Services Director Do you have questions about dementia and ways to assist loved ones who have dementia? The Powder River Manor has received a grant for dementia education for the Powder River County area....

 

Custer Forest Land Management Plan and Draft EIS Available for Public Comment

The US Forest Service recently released the draft revised land management plan and draft environmental impact statement for the Custer Gallatin National Forest for public review and comment. These plans seek to update the previous plans – the...

 

Steps for Charity Challenge

#prstepsforcharity Keep on WALKING!! How does WALKING benefit you? • Burns calories. ... • Strengthens your heart. ... • Lowers blood sugar. ... • Eases joint pain. ... • Boosts immune function. ... • Boost energy. ... • Improves mood....

 

Tax Tip: Montanans 62 or Over May Qualify for $1,000 Credit

It’s time to file your tax returns, and the Montana Department of Revenue has a tip for folks 62 and over: Check if you qualify for the Montana Elderly Homeowner/Renter Tax Credit. It’s worth up to $1,000, even for those who are not obligated to...

 

Powder River First Responders Update

By Shane Copps Your Powder River First Responders have been very busy the last several months. We have received some grants that will fund different trainings for the next year or so. A few of these will be some very high level classes and we expect...

 

Library Notes

On display at the Henry A. Malley Memorial Library through April are two new displays. Artwork done by Connie Barnhart’s High School Students and several paintings from attendees at this winter’s Adult Ed Art Class are on the Boards. Allen George...

 

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame seeks nominations for Class of 2019

The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) is seeking nominations for the 2019 Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame induction round. Every year, the MCHF & WHC honors living and historical figures that have made notable...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Leland Hollis, Deadwood, SD, nighttime speeding (83/65) $70. Dillon Partin, Wheatfield, IN, daytime speeding (84/70) $70. Rebecca Barrett, Williston, ND, daytime speeding (88/70) $70. Christopher Cunningham, Port...

 

Legislative Report

We are now at the halfway point of the 66th legislative session. The major accomplishments of the first half include passing K-12 funding and adopting a reasonable state pay plan. The second half will also include major discussions on the budget....

 

Legislative Roundup – Week 8

UM Legislative News Service University of Montana School of Journalism HELENA — The 66th Montana Legislature is at its halfway mark and that means that any general bills that did not make it through their first house before the transmittal...

 

Real Estate Transfers

Estate of Frank Rosencranz Jr, Etal and Barbara Rosencranz, Etal to Barbara Rosencranz, Notice of Termination of Joint Tenancy, Lot 13, City of Powder River, Crane Acres Subdivision. Jack L. Mills, Etux to Dale Edwards, Inc., Warranty Deed, T3S,...

 

Births ~ Whitlee Jayd Pluhar

Whitlee Jayd Pluhar was born on 2/27 at 2:27 pm. Whitlee's birthday just so happened to coincide with what would have been her Great Grandma Evelene's 75th birthday! At birth, Whitlee weighed 7# 11oz...

 

70 Years Ago

March 11, 1949 Moving of Huge Tonnage of Hay and Feed by Truck Convoy Saved the Lives of Many Cattle that Were out of Feed “Operation Snowlift” in Powder River County came to a successful end last week with the arrival of moderate weather over...

 

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