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Montana’s right to know depends on all of us

By John Barrows
Montana Newspaper Association 

        As March arrives, bringing with it bouts of sunshine, it’s appropriate that we celebrate the sunshine … not just for the flowers and grass, but for the bright light it shines on local, state and national governments.

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Difficult and time-consuming road issues are important to address

By Deanna Bockness
Prairie County Commissioner District II 

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Adhereing to devotional practices improves physical health

By Michael Sterchi
Medical Column

  Religion, religious practice and church attendance has a beneficial effect on the overall health of those who believe in divine providence. It is said that about 50 percent of Americans attend church and many include prayer in their religious practice. Since such large numbers of people either go to church or pray, the positive consequences that flow from the practice of religion should be pointed out.

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Recap of first semester for Terry Schools offered

By Casey Klasna
Terry Public Schools Superintendent

  The end of the first semester ended on January 16th and the second semester is in full swing.   Semester one went well and I am anticipating a successful second semester.  As Superintendent I am always looking for ways to improve the educational programs and the facilities at Terry Schools. The education programs offered are on track and teachers continue to seek ways to improve instruction.

 
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Being informed about organ donation may be first step in giving

By Michael Sterchi
Medical Column 

Lets begin the New Year with an important topic, the continuation of useful life by organ donation. Organ donation is available to everyone whenever the end of his or her life is at hand. 

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DCDV launches community stalking awareness campaign

  January is National Stalking Awareness Month, a time to focus on a crime that affects 3.4 million victims a year. This year’s theme — “Stalking: Know It. Name It. Stop It.” challenges the nation to fight this dangerous crime by learning more about it.

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No excuses, soil care will improve land, ag image and the bottom line

By Kathy Meidinger, USDA-NRCS
Soil Conservation Technician
 

  As evidenced by recent snowfall, winter weather is upon us. What better time to plan next year’s crops? It’s exciting to plan for next year’s crops, thinking of those crops growing, of budgets and the possibility of profit.  

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“I heard the bells on Christmas Day. Their old familiar carols play …”

By Jacob Hanneman
Christmas Message

  Those words were penned by one of America’s most famous poets — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.  You’ve heard the song; here’s the story. 

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Advancements in breast cancer treatments are being made

By Michael Sterchi, PhD, Ret.
Medical Column

  When the diagnosis of breast cancer is made, consultation with a breast specialist is necessary.

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Self exams can ensure early detection

Michael Sterchi, PhD, Ret.
Medical Column

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