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Dunning wins third National EMMY Award

Betty White, Kelsey Grammar, Michael J. Fox, Jon Stewart. A few names of those who have won multiple EMMY awards. Another name to add to that list: Dawson Dunning. Dunning, a 2001 PRCDHS grad and curr...

 

PR County has one of MT's highest infection rates

By Powder River County Health Officer Sean Hill Powder River County on Friday October 16th, had the largest positive case rates we have seen to date. We have had reports of many illnesses that are not being seen by health professionals and tested....

 

Mobile Quilt Store returns to Broadus

By Pat Ridenour Stitch and Chatter Quilt Club have invited the mobile Quilt Store from Circle to come back to Broadus on Saturday, October 24, 2020. The Wayward Quilters Halfway House will open for business at 11 AM and close up shop at 5 PM. This...

 

FIRE BAN LIFTED

The Stage 1 fire ban for Powder River County has been repealed, as of October 19th. The Powder River County Sheriff’s Office asks that those lighting fires call in to their office ahead of planned burns. The fire ban was enacted this summer,...

 

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame announces 2020 inductions

Courtesy MT Cowboy Hall of Fame Recently the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) announced the 13th class of inductions into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame. The inductees were chosen from a field of candidates...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, October 25, 1990 Neiman Ranch purchased locally at auction The scenic and productive Powder River portion of the ranch that has been in the Neiman name since 1913 was sold Saturday, October 20, to local Epsie ranchers, Tony and Esther...

 

MSU Treasure State poll reveals tight races

Courtesy MSU News Service BOZEMAN – Montana State University released the results of its Treasure State poll today weighing Montana attitudes for the 2020 general election set for Nov 3. The poll, one of the most extensive publicly available...

 

Library Notes

by Henry A. Malley Memorial Library Librarian Barb Mitchell On display at our library we have the 2020 Traveling Juried Art Display. We are lucky to have it an extra month. Also on display is Dorothy King’s Wizard of Oz collection. Phyllis Wilson h...

 

4-H News

Tongue River Crossroads 4-H club had its first meeting last Sunday, outside at Red Shale Campground. Most members were present. Special thanks to Connie and Allen for donating pumpkins to our club. The small ones were given to the Heritage Living...

 

Support Independence and Resilience!

Courtesy of the MT Office on Aging Weeks of sedentary days can threaten your independence. Join us for simple activities you can do at home to support independence & resilience! Losing physical...

 

Births - Parker Roy Talcott

The birth of Parker Roy Talcott has brought joy and amazement anew to Chase and Shanna (Huckins) Talcott's family! Parker joined siblings Scarlett and Porter on October 6th, 2020, weighing 8 pounds 4...

 

First COVID-19 related deaths recorded in PR County

By Sean Hill, Powder River County Health Officer Two Powder River Manor residents have passed away from COVID-19. On Thursday, October 8, 2020 a female resident passed after a brief illness with COVID related symptoms. Subsequent testing revealed pos...

 

Commissioner Candidates Debate at Chamber Forum

On October 6th, the Powder River Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture held their Commissioner Candidate Forum live on Facebook. The forum featured the two candidates for the Powder River County District 1 Commissioner position – incumbent...

 

Broadus Straw Bale Decorating Contest

By PR Extension Office Show your community spirit by decorating a straw bale to celebrate Homecoming and Halloween. Powder River Extension and the Chamber of Commerce and Ag have teamed up to organize a straw bale decorating contest. All...

 

Fire above and below

A smoke tendril from the Burley Fire drifts over the landscape last week, as the sun rises through smoky skies in the background. The blaze began last Tuesday from a bale hauling truck which caught...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, October 18, 1990 Lady Hawks demolish Forsyth on Homecoming Jerry Coulter’s Broadus Lady Hawks extended their record to 11 wins and only two losses with a 62 to 48-point Homecoming win over Forsyth Saturday night. Broadus controlled the...

 

PR COUNTY CLAIMS

September 2020 Globalstar USA 88.20 Mark Huseby. 3280.00 Powder River Examiner 751.25 Range Telephone Cooperative 2890.01 Town of Broadus 2188.09 Wex Bank 184.22 1st Bank 20.00 Advanced Chemical Solutions 3142.46 Alderman Oil Co. 7839.08 Allbridge...

 

Montana's 'flavor' To Launch With New USS Montana Submarine

Courtesy USS Montana Committee Montana’s “flavor,” in history as well as cuisine, will accompany next year’s expected commissioning of the USS Montana nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine currently under construction for the U.S. Navy....

 

Third Reimagining Rural Session Coming Up Oct 13

The third session in the ReImagining Rural series will take place on Tuesday, October 13th at the Broadus Community Center. Free supper available from 5:30pm with discussions from 6-8pm. Even if you missed the first two sessions, we invite you to...

 

Drought Advances Through September

The 2020 drought in Powder River County continued through September, as Broadus received .46" of precipitation on the month, falling over a half inch behind the 1.08" September average. The miniscule...

 

Community Blood Drive Will Take Place October 22

A community blood drive will take place on Thursday, October 22nd from 2-6 PM at the Broadus Community Center. At the upcoming blood drive in Broadus, Vitalant, the company running the blood drive, will test for COVID-19 antibodies. The company is...

 

COVID-19's unabated wrath continues

By Powder River County Health Officer Sean Hill Powder River County has an an active case count of fifteen, as of Tuesday, October 6th. Five of these active cases are associated with the Manor. Additional tests are pending. Across Eastern Montana,...

 

Museum Volunteers Needed Saturday, October 10th

By Jessica Malone As a founding member and former President of the Powder River Historical Society, Ron Talcott had endless energy and vision for the betterment of our local museum. This Saturday, October 10th, starting at 10 am, we need your...

 

Save Your Town Part 2 of Reimagining Rural

By PR Extension Office “Small towns can best be saved by their own people using their own resources.” (Save Your.town) Participants at the second session of Reimagining Rural were encouraged to “take action” to make positive changes in...

 
 By Shane Dunning    News    October 8, 2020

Sheriff Robert Guy's Deadly Chase

On Sunday, June 2nd, 1907, Rosebud County Sheriff Robert J. Guy was alerted by Forsyth resident James Anderson that three horses had been stolen from his pasture. Anderson discovered the trail of his...

 

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