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 News    May 29, 2020 

Nursing In a Pandemic

Healthcare workers have been in the news as of late, fighting the coronavirus and working long shifts to take care of their patients, all across the world. We talked to a pair of recent nursing graduates from Broadus to hear of their experiences... Full story

 
 News    May 29, 2020 

Montana Moves to Phase Two June 1

On June 1st, the state of Montana will move into Phase 2 COVID-19 guidelines. There are a few major differences between Phase 1 and the new Phase 2 guidelines. In general, businesses and groups are able to operate in a more open manner than...

 
 News    May 29, 2020 

Broadus VFD Responds to Wildfires, Shop Fire

By Raymond Ragsdale, Broadus VFD Broadus Fire responded to a shop fire on May 5th at the John Stuver Ranch, which consumed a shop. The fire was caused by a generator, started during the planned power outage. The shop was a total loss. Carey Trumps,...

 
 News    May 29, 2020 

Election Connection

By Cynde Jo Gatlin, PR County Election Administrator As we get closer to Election Day, I would just like to remind and encourage voters to drop off their ballots versus mailing them. Ballots are due by 8:00 pm on Election Day. There is currently a...

 
 News    May 29, 2020 

Health Fair Coming Up Thursday, June 11th

By Kerry Gardner We are gearing up for the HEALTH FAIR on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at the Community Center and Hammond School. We have a variety of tests available including Chemistry Panel, Lipid Panel, CBC, TSH, PSA and HGB A1c for diabetics and...

 
 News    May 29, 2020 

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 News    May 29, 2020 

Healthcare Advisory Board Update

By the PR County Healthcare Advisory Board The last couple of months have been very interesting to say the least. What ever your opinion on it, COVID-19 has made an impact on our lives. The Healthcare Advisory Board took some time off to help with...

 
 News    May 29, 2020 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, May 31, 1990 Fifth graders meet actor Bo Denson’s fifth grade class enjoyed a special field trip last week to the Tom Trusler Ranch, which included attending a branding, touring the Trusler Mansion, and meeting movie star Tom Berenger....

 
 News    May 29, 2020 

Annual Member Meeting to be held at Rolling Hills Golf Course

By Pete Wenzel The Board of Directors at Rolling Hills Golf Course has decided to have the annual member meeting on June 9th, 6PM, at the clubhouse. We will keep the meeting fairly brief, and include agenda items such as a Clubhouse Manager report,...

 
 News    May 29, 2020 

Work to Resume on BillionGraves Project

by Katie Ward As of this Tuesday, 472 of the nearly 1500 headstones at Valley View Cemetery have been photographed, uploaded, and transcribed at billiongraves.com. To all who have participated in the past, THANK YOU! Now - with warmer weather...

 
 News    May 29, 2020 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Rich Robisch, Cincinnati, OH, speeding in restricted zone (55/40) $65. Tyler Townsend, Billings, MT, speeding in restricted zone (84/65) $85. Joshua Woodward, Epping, ND, daytime speeding (83/70) $70. Jesse Webb,...

 
 News    May 29, 2020 

4-H Family Feature

4-H Family Feature - 4-H member Emelyn Harper's (far left) projects are a steer and a pig. She loves spending time with her animals; most challenging has been teaching her steer to lead. Addison...

 
 News    May 29, 2020 

Boyes Cemetery Undergoes a Facelift

By Slug & Poppy Mills The town of Boyes was established by John & Claude Bruce in 1911. Soon after, it was a bustling community with many homesteaders and businesses. John Bruce donated the ground for a cemetery in 1914 with the death of a traveler...

 
 News    May 29, 2020 

Chamber News

By Jessica Malone May is National Beef Month so as the month draws to a close we wanted to recognize the many ranchers and ag support businesses at work in our community. Thank you for your contributions to our Montana agriculture industry and for...

 

Broadus FFA Receives Awards

By Broadus FFA Reporter Alex Edwards This year saw the chapter members work the food booth for Little Levi as well as the fair, organize a food and coat drive, taking the entire 30 member chapter...

 

4-H News

March 11, 2020 the Hammond Helpers had their fifth meeting. We read last month’s minutes. We talked about community service ideas and talked about fundraising ideas. We sold Kristy Kreme donuts and would like to say thank you! We talked about...

 

4-H Family Feature - Lauryn

By Lauryn Billing 4-H has always had a part in my life! When I wasn't old enough and my sisters were in it, I couldn't wait until it was my turn to participate. I was an honorary member of the Powder...

 

4-H Family Feature - Jaxon

4-H member Jaxon Bilbrey said, "I like feeding my Market steer and trying to finish him so I can show in the Champions of Champions in Miles City." He has found that trying to tame a big animal can...

 

4-H Family Feature - Shaylee

Shaylee Bilbrey echoed that trying to teach her huge steer to lead has been challenging. "I like that my steer is better than my brother Jaxon's. I want to beat him this year!" she said. During...

 

...Severe Weather Preparedness...

Courtesy Tom Frieders, NOAA Billings With severe thunderstorm season upon us, the National Weather Service (NWS) in Billings, MT is providing the following preparedness information. Please share and be that force multiplier; helping our communities...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, May 24, 1990 Commencement for Class of 1990 held here Sunday The first Powder River County District High School class of the new decade, the Class of 1990, graduated with appropriate and deserved pomp and ceremony during Commencement here S...

 

VITAL  STATISTICS

DECREE OF DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE Bradley L. Knutson and Carmen M. Knutson...

 

Hand Sanitizer and Masks Available for PR County's Most Vulnerable

Courtesy PR Extension Office MSU-Extension-Powder River has teamed up with Hopa Mountain, the Powder River County Health Department, the Senior Center, and the Powder River First Responders to distribute small containers of hand sanitizer and face...

 

Election Connection

Remember to vote just 1 Ballot in the Primary Election. Due to the change from poll election to mail ballot election there has been some confusion regarding the unvoted ballots. Typically, in a poll election, you would be handed your party ballots,...

 

A Friendly Reminder From the Town of Broadus

Please dispose of fish offal and animal parts directly at the dump, or leave them where the animals were cleaned. The fish become rancid in the dumpsters really quickly, and make a stinky mess for other residents, as well as your friendly...

 

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