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 News    May 16, 2019 

Mock Car Crash drill provides education, training

A mock car crash was conducted last Thursday in front of the High School, as both a training aid for local first responders, and as a demonstration to the teens who watched the incident on the...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

New Sheriff's Deputy dons the badge

The Powder River County Sheriff's Department swore in a new deputy last Thursday, as Adam Gronning joined the force. Gronning may not be a familiar name to some in the community, but for others he's a...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

Purchase a Memorial Bench

By PR Extension Service Benches are a welcoming sight for visitors to the community and an inviting place to rest along a city street, sidewalk or trail when one is needed. The Powder River Trails club will be placing memorial benches around town...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

Screen-Free Week Results Posted

By PR Extension Service Fourteen youth accepted the screen-free challenge and were screen-free for an entire week! The challenge is difficult as screens become more accessible (we can hold them in our hands!) and the shows and games more...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

Commissioners Proceedings

April 29, 2019 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with Donna Giacometto, Lee Randall, and Rod Schaffer present. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda – Rod moved, Donna seconded this motion, all in favor, motion...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

Court Report

In Justice of the Peace Kathy Landa's Justice Courty Powder River Co. Sheriff’s Office Charles Zinn, Harrison, MI, daytime speeding (81/70) $70. Thomas Sutton II, Lakeland, FL, nighttime truck speeding (75/55) $105. Zackaria Henson, Douglas, WY,...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

Measles: What to know and how to prevent this potentially deadly malady

Submitted by Dr. Jeff Hostetter, Jaci Phillips DNP and Darlynn Williams RN Public Health You may be hearing a lot about measles lately. And all of this news on TV, social media, Internet, newspapers and magazines may leave you wondering what you as...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, May 18, 1989 Karen’s day care home Of the several day care homes for children of working mothers in Broadus, Karen Gunther has seniority in years of “active” care of local small people. She said, “Raymond Rolfson was one of those...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Students and other residents work together to Clean Up Community

By Dori Phillips It was chilly weather for cleaning our community, however, the snow and rain let up long enough to allow the day to happen. Melissa Billing organized this year’s projects with Dori Phillips helping from the school to arrange...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Showers, in the form of rain and snow, punctuate the month of April

Though Powder River County received multiple snowstorms in April, the temps and precipitation totals were around normal for the month. In Broadus, the average monthly high of 60.7 degrees matched the “normal” high temp, with highs topping out at...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Powder River: Let Her Buck

An article from the Miles City Independent, Friday, March 7th, 1919 edition, in our ongoing coverage of Powder River County’s 100 Year Anniversary. Savvy readers will note the “her” used in the title, which was amended to ‘Er. The Star is...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Commissioners Proceedings

April 22, 2019 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with Donna Giacometto, Lee Randall, and Rod Schaffer present. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda – Rod moved, Donna seconded this motion, all in favor, motion...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

30 Years Ago

Thursday, May 11, 1989 Many activities planned for National Nursing Home Week A number of events are again planned at Powder River Manor in conjunction with National Nursing Home Week, May 14 through the 21st. The theme this year is “A Tradition...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Library Notes

On display at the Henry A. Malley Memorial is Art Work from Biddle School Students. Glen Wash has a display of his braided items in the glass case. The final Story Time of the season will be held Friday May 24th. New books: “Redemption” by David...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Powder River Diesel opens for business

A newly opened mechanic shop in Broadus offers a "one stop shop" for mechanical needs, according to owner and mechanic Chase Talcott. Chase, along with his wife Shanna, opened Powder River Diesel,...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

HB 9: Kelsey's Bill which brought Powder River County into being

Just over 100 years ago, on January 10th, 1919, Montana House Bill 9 was introduced in the Montana House of Representatives, courtesy of Representative Frank T. Kelsey, a rancher from Moorhead, and Representative for Custer County. The bill, written...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Montana Legislature Adjourns

By Shaylee Ragar HELENA -- Montana's 66th Legislature adjourned Thursday, three days early and after a jam-packed final several days. Lawmakers introduced a total of 1,309 bills this session, ranging...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

National Nursing Home Week to be celebrated at PR Manor

By Kathy Bowers Live Soulfully is the theme for this year’s National Nursing Home Week which takes place May 12th – May 18th. The Manor will have many events to honor the residents and would be very grateful if the community and families would...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

COMBAT RAIDER 19-2 SCHEDULED FOR MAY 14-16

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – Combat Raider, a military exercise involving various aircraft, is scheduled to begin May 14 in parts of the Powder River Training Complex and Temporary Rushmore Air Traffic Control Assigned Airspace, and will...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

EXPERIENCE WORKS JOB OPPORTUNITY

Submitted by Pat Ridenour Does everyone have a job that wants to work? Are you 55 years of age and would like to have a part-time job? Experience Works, a Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), funded through the Department of Labor,...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Commissioners Proceedings

April 8, 2019 Commissioners met for their weekly meeting with Donna Giacometto, Lee Randall, and Rod Schaffer present. No public comment was received at this time. Consent agenda – Rod moved, Donna seconded this motion, all in favor, motion...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Births - Max Paul Eustice

Max Paul Eustice was born on April 19, 2019, at 7:00 AM, in Gillette, WY. Max's parents are Matt and Valerie Eustice, of Wright, WY; his siblings include Payton and Jordyn Diaz. Paternal Grandparents...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Letters to the Editor

Editor: I assume you will receive the official obituary directly from the family regarding the passing of D Huckins; here are my personal comments: I first met D Huckins and his twin brother K in September of 1941 when I entered first grade in...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Legislative Report

66th Legislature wrap up The 66th Montana Legislature concluded on Thursday of last week. Over the past four months the legislature passed 375 bills. Among those bills was a state budget of ten billion dollars over the next two years. Other major...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Arbor Day Celebrated At Elementary

By Margaret Scoles Urban Forester, Andrew Miller of Miles City DNRC office, spoke to the Broadus Elementary students about the importance and value of trees on Arbor Day, April 26. He explained the...

 

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