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Change in sage grouse numbers is due to federal mismanagement

By Todd Devlin

  It is time Prairie County citizens know what is going on at the national level with local governments and the National Association of Counties position on the Greater Sage Grouse. As a member of the National Association of Counties Public Lands Steering Committee, I introduced two resolutions this July at the National Association of Counties Annual Conference in Pittsburgh concerning the Greater Sage Grouse.  

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Town of Terry will benefit from increased protection zoning offers

By Town of Terry Mayor Ron Kiosse & Charles Deisher Zoning  Commission Chairman

  Recently, I had submitted a column in the Terry Tribune discussing the Growth Policy that is currently underway for the Town of Terry.  Today I would like to take some time to discuss the potential adoption of zoning subsequent to completion of the Growth Policy.  

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Food requirements and public health policy clarified by district sanitarian

By Jeff Havens
District Sanitarian

  Last year, I wrote a guest column to address emerging environmental health concerns within the Terry community. The purpose of this column is to reiterate and clarify what was previously written with regards to food safety.

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Manage economic growth by allowing region to keep money produced by oil and gas industry, not by raising taxes

By Jeff Essman, R-SD 28 Billings
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Earth Day celebrated daily in ag community

From Rebecca Colnar
Montana Farm Bureau Federation

  With Earth Day celebrated on April 22, people around the globe have voiced their appreciation for the planet and talk about plans to keep the planet vibrant and healthy.

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Experience the power of Easter

By Pastor Jacob Hanneman
Terry Trinity Lutheran Church
Easter Message

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Grasshopper facts to consider for 2012

By Sharla Sackman
Prairie County MSU Extension Agent

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Community hospital continues to provide quality healthcare service

By Michael Sterchi and Parker Powell

  Prairie Community Hospital, built in 1969, is a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) with a  22 swing-bed capacity. Traditionally a long-term care facility, it is now able to “swing” between nursing, skilled and acute care beds. The hospital has 46 employees, with 25 directly involved with patient care. Last November the hospital added one acute care bed, which has greatly improved the hospital’s service.

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Creating a Growth Policy will prove beneficial to Terry’s residents

By Town of Terry Mayor Ron Kiosse

        As members of our community work hard towards completing a growth policy for the Town of Terry, we recognize the importance for those of us living and working in the community to know not only what exactly a growth policy is but to participate in the process.

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Extension office offers services and programs to aid ag production

By Sharla Sackman
Prairie County MSU Extension Agent 

        As ranchers and farmers switch gears from winter work to spring work, I thought I’d highlight some of the services Extension has to offer as we head into the growing season.  

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