The Prairie County Sheriff’s Office has received complaints of an individual making scam phone calls. The individual identifies himself as Charles Anderson and says that he is with MDU. Anderson says that MDU is going to cut off people’s power because they have not paid their bills. We have checked with MDU and confirmed that Anderson is NOT with their company. He is most likely trying to get people’s credit card or bank information. The caller has also requested that the money be put on a prepaid card from Albertson’s.
Dr. Megan Van Emon, MSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, will present an interactive workshop in Terry that will cover the basics of body condition scoring cattle on Tuesday, November 24th. The workshop will begin with a classroom session at the Prairie County Courthouse at 1:00 p.m.
Dr. Van Emon will discuss body condition scoring, feeding strategies to manage body condition, and cow management systems. The workshop will also include a ranch visit to view some cattle to evaluate condition scores, so participants are encouraged to dress warmly.
Facing no opposition, incumbent Terry Mayor, Rolane Christofferson, received 137 votes at Terry’s city election held last Tuesday. Caryn Rein had 74 votes cast for the Ward I Councilmember (4 year term) which was also uncontested. Ward I Councilmember (2 year term) incumbent, Tim Richards, received 66 votes holding off challenger, Marshall Pirtz who picked up 5 votes.
This year’s Veterans Day program and parade will be held at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 11 on the Terry High School football field.
The program will kick-off with a parade of K-6 students led by 6th graders carrying flags with music by the school band. A welcome message will follow with the pledge led by K-1 students and the National Anthem sung by the Terry High School choir.
The BLM Miles City Field Office recently completed a 400-acre prescribed fire on BLM lands in Prairie County to control the proliferation of a warm-season bunch grass.
The Terrier Cross Country team traveled to Great Falls on October 24 to compete at the state cross country competition. The 3 mile course took place at the Eagle Falls golf course.
With a total of 144 boys competing, Jason Loomis came in 19th with a time of 17:36.61 and Sean Loomis came in 55th with a time of 19:26.93. With a total of 87 girls competing, Katelynn Mendenhall came in 38th with a time of 23:58.58.
This Thursday and Friday, October 29 -30, Terry will once again host the District 2-C volleyball tournament, in addition to hosting the first round play-off football game against Valier on Saturday, October 31 at 1 p.m. in Terry.
Registered voters inside the town limits of Terry will have the opportunity to head to the polls Tuesday, November 3 for town elections. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
at Town Hall for both Ward I and Ward II on Election Day.
On October 14, Prairie County received three LifePak CR Plus Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) through the Rural Montana Automated External Defibrillator (RMAED) Project, a federal grant awarded to St. Vincent Healthcare grant number H3DRH263881. The focus of RMAED is to increase the rate of survival from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) within rural and frontier Montana by increasing rates of bystander CPR, through direct involvement of the community. Prairie County DES and the Public Health Department were chosen through a very competitive scoring process to receive these AEDs.
Trudy Kempton Dana, the granddaughter of Berney and Martha Kempton and great granddaughter of J.B. and Maria Gerry Kempton, was in Terry for about a week recently conducting research for the book she is writing that will be called, “STORIES FROM THE KEMPTON RANCH”. The book is composed of 32 short stories based on the memories her father, Gerald (Jerry) Kempton used to tell about his childhood years on the former Kempton Ranch.