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Broadus Post Office Troubles Continue

We reported last week about the car wreck at the post office in Broadus; the wreck set off a chain of events which has frustrated many members of the community. For several days last week the post office operated out of the community center, until a...

 

Annie's Project Offered Virtually

By PR Extension Office Annie's Project, an exciting opportunity for women in agriculture to connect and learn, will be offered virtually this Fall and Winter, according to MSU Extension Agent Mary...

 

No Tricks, Just Treats

By Tom Herzog Faith Bible Church is reaching out to our community with an October event called, “No Tricks, Just Treats”. Jesus took the time to help people and we want to do the same. Through October 31, we will be doing service projects for...

 

Voices From The Past

October 21, 1921 Wilson Becomes Livestock Feeder Link Wilson trailed about 1,300 head of cattle from Broadus to Gillette and after disposing of about 600 head to George W. Stone of that place, shipped the balance to Seward, Neb., where he will give...

 

Comments Sought On Proposed Widening Project for MT Highway 59 South of Miles City

Miles City — The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to announce and invite the public to comment on a proposal to widen about 2.5 miles of MT Highway 59, south of Miles City. The project begins at reference post 25.5 (Ed:...

 

Library Notes

By Henry A. Malley Memorial Library Head Librarian Barb Mitchell To those of you who may be new to the area, don’t panic! This is just 1st winter, which follows 1st fall. 1st fall was those 3 weeks of really nice, cool weather without a lot of...

 

The Unsolved Murder of John L. Tucker

By Shane Dunning www.redshalereflections.com My great-great-uncle John L. Tucker was murdered on Otter Creek in 1911. His murder was, and remains, officially unsolved. Florence Shy, in Echoing Footste...

 

Wreck Closes Post Office Building

Edited on October 15 A traffic incident in Broadus on Saturday triggered a series of events which led to post office business now taking place in the community center, for an estimated one to two...

 

Otter Post Office Hosts "Otters In Snow" Stamp Release

OTTER, MT - The U.S. Postal Service issued Playful Otters in Snow stamp Tuesday at the Otter, Montana Post Office. The Forever stamps are now for sale at Post Offices nationwide. News of the stamp is...

 

County Burn Ban Rescinded

The burn ban for Powder River County has been rescinded as of this week, per Powder River County officials. Individuals may now burn trash or dumps as per usual. Fire restrictions have also been...

 

IOIA Receives Contract To Train Inspectors

The International Organic Inspectors Association, or IOIA, located in downtown Broadus and operated by Executive Director Margaret Scoles, recently signed a contract with the USDA as part of a $250,000 project to provide an apprenticeship program for...

 

Voices From The Past

October 14, 1921 Major Dowson Says Rain Can Be Made Major P.S. Dowson, writing to the Examiner from the Cross S Ranch under date line of Beebe, Mont., September 30, endorses the plan inaugurated by the Examiner to interest the government in...

 

They WALKED!

By PR Extension Office "I could hear the swish swish of water in my shoes," reported a walker who completed the 7- mile round trip walk to the golf course and back during the Still I Walk event...

 

Real Estate Transfers

Powder River County to Elwin Grant, Deed for Cemetery Lots, Lot 10, Block 32, City of Powder River, Valley View 1st Addition, BLOCK 32, LOT 10, SPACES 6 - 7, FIRST ADDITION, VALLEY VIEW CEMETERY. Powder River County to Bernard J. Crane, Deed for...

 

Commissioners Proceedings

September 21, 2021 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with Lee Randall, Donna Giacometto, and John Olson present. The meeting was called to order. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda was approved. Marty Drane,...

 

Court Report

Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Carlis Goins, Steens, MS, speeding in restricted zone (93/65) $105. Michael Rumph, Biddle, MT, careless driving, pled guilty, $85. Amir Fayzi, Worcester, MA, speeding in restricted zone (98/65) $135. Bridget...

 

COVID-19 Outbreak Hits PR County

By Powder River Public Health There has been a large surge in positive COVID-19 cases locally and in the state. In Powder River County 55 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in September. This included 2 deaths, 2 hospitalizations (unvaccinated male in...

 

Barnhart Is New PA In Broadus

Physician's Assistant Abbey Barnhart is now the primary care provider at the Powder River Medical Clinic. Abbey is set to provide care for the county's residents on a full-time basis, and is now...

 

High Temperature Records Fall During Fifth Driest September

A scant 0.08" of moisture was collected at the courthouse weather station in September, marking the fifth driest September on record, since records began in 1920. The lowest amount, 0.04 for the month...

 

Ambulance Service Still A Go After Director Resignation

Earlier this summer, the county took over the ambulance service from Jesse Ambulance Service, following Dick Jesse’s retirement. With the service now under county control, an Ambulance Director was hired to oversee the transition process, assure...

 

Walk For Mental Health This Saturday

By PR Extension Office Still I Walk, a walk to promote mental health awareness is set for this Saturday, at 10:00 a.m., beginning on the Courthouse Square in Broadus. Participants can walk 1 block or the entire round trip 6.6 mile trek to the golf...

 

406 Area Code Required for Local Calls Starting October 24

Courtesy MT Public Service Commission HELENA, Montana — Beginning October 24, 2021, all local calls in Montana must be dialed with the 406 area code to connect. Montana’s 406 area code currently allows seven-digit dialing to complete local...

 

Medicare Open Enrollment Coming Up, Oct 15-Dec 7

Courtesy Rita Harden, Senior Center Director What Should I Do? Get started now instead of waiting until Dec 1st. Pay attention to your mail. You will be getting lots of information; some of it will be on your Part D plans, Advantage Plans or Extra...

 

Voices from the Past

October 7, 1921 Wuxtra! Men to Try for New Suits So many aprons were worn at the novelty dance at the Powder River hotel Saturday night that the menfolk are thinking of calling a suit dance to see if the same scheme will work for them whereby they...

 

Real Estate Transfers

David M. Schneider, Etux to Thomas W. Trusler, Etux, Warranty Deed, T3S, R46E, Sec. 12, SW4NE4; Lot 2, T3S, R46E, Sec. 12, SE4NE4; T3S, R47E, Sec. 07, SE4NW4; Lot 7, T3S, R47E, Sec. 07, SW4NW4. PIC Ranches, Inc. to Casey Buckhanan Slovek, Warranty...

 

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