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Eastern Plains outlines problems with current wastewater system

Submited by Eastern Plains EDC

  The Town of Terry’s wastewater treatment system was built in 1965 and, with the exception of cleaning and embankment repair, no other improvements have been made to the treatment system since that date.  

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Devlin presents history of PILT to committee in D.C.


Prairie County Commissioner Todd Devlin gave a presentation
in Washington DC to the National Association of Counties, Public
Lands Steering Committee on the history, policies, guidelines, and
resolutions of NACo and Congress regarding the PILT program. The
March 2 meeting was attended by about 150 county commissioners
from the western United States.

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Miles Community College looks to improve CDL program

  In response to the need for truck drivers and heavy equipment operators in the wake of the energy boom in the region, Miles Community College is working toward becoming a leader in Workforce Development.

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Contracted beds may be answer to Dawson County jail expansion as bond issue goes before voters

 By Jason Stuart
Yellowstone Newspapers

 
 
Plans for expanding the Dawson County Correctional Facility are continuing to take shape.
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Hospital seeks info on health needs

        The Prairie Community Hospital (PCH) will be conducting a health care needs assessment for residents of Prairie County.  This survey will be sent to a random sample of homes in Prairie County, and will be used to help PCH identify the health services needed and desired in the community.  The purpose of this survey is to obtain information from a variety of participants to assist in future planning programs, services and identifying community health and wellness needs.

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Two more file as deadline nears

        As the March 10 deadline nears for regular filing for county seats up for election this year, two more have thrown in their hats. 

Terry resident Bob van der Valk filed for Justice of the Peace. So far, he and incumbent Kathy Henry are the only two running for the 4-year term position. 
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Terriers finish fourth at Southern C Divisional

 

       Completing a feat that hasn’t been seen in a number of years for the Terry High School boys’ basketball program, the 2013-14 Terry Terriers’ team ended their season on a high note — not only attaining the Southern C Divisional, but finishing in fourth at the weekend tournament held in Laurel, Feb. 27 - March 1. 
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Train derails east of Terry — spilling 29 coal cars

       An eastbound BNSF train derailed Monday evening about two miles east of Terry, with most of the 29 derailed cars spilling their loads of coal.

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Clinic’s new staff welcoming visits

 

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Commissioners fill county attorney seat

  The Prairie County Board of Commission appointed Dan Rice to serve as the county attorney during Tuesday’s regular meeting. His appointment will be effective February 28, fulfilling the remainder of Garry Bunke’s term, which is up for election this year.

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Poll

Are Yippee weekend and the Prairie County Fair too close together?: