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Town Council holds hearing on zoning

 The Terry Town Council hosted a public hearing Wednesday, Nov. 6 regarding the proposed zoning regulations for the town. The meeting lasted under an hour with about 20 people in attendance, according to town clerk Lynn Schilling. A handful of people spoke for and against the proposal with some questioning aspects of zoning.

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Beef Cattle Workshop Set for Nov. 20

  Dr. Rachel Endecott, MSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, will present an interactive workshop that will cover the basics of body condition scoring cattle on Wednesday, November 20 beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the Prairie County Courthouse. The workshop will also include a ranch visit to view some cattle in various condition scores.  Endecott will discuss the influence cow condition has on reproductive performance.

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Election polls from town election draw few voters

 The following results from the November 5 municipal election were reported by the Prairie County Clerk and Recorder’s office.

Ward I
For Mayor
Ronald G. Kiosse 51
For Council Members
Clinton Rakes 55
Ward II
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Hospital recoganizes employee Kay Blakely

  Prairie Community Hospital recently announced their employee of the third quarter for 2013. 

The honors, which were made known October 28, went to Kay Blakely.  
Blakely works in the kitchen and dietary department and is being recognized for her years of dedication to the health and well being of the hospital’s patients and residents.
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World War II photos on display

 

Diane Ehman and David Schwarz stand in front of a photograph depicting their late father John E. Schwarz during his service in World War II. It is one photograph among a collection of World War II photographs provided by the family that is currently on display in the Legion Hall. 
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Group seeks helping hands with freewill Thanksgiving meal

  Volunteers are gearing up for another freewill community Thanksgiving dinner. Held at the Bolin multi-purpose room, the Thanksgiving community meal has continued to remain popular since its inception in 2005. 

But the founding group of volunteers, namely Jerrol and Barb Rittal and Chip and Ginny Mintz, who are now on their eighth year of providing the meal, say this will be their last endeavor at creating a homecooked community Thanksgiving meal.
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Pedestrian hit and killed along I-94 last week

By Jason Stuart
Yellowstone Newspapers

        A Glendive man was killed Wednesday night after being struck by an 18-wheeler along Interstate 94.

McLane Hathaway O’Brien, 38, died at the scene.
The incident occurred near mile marker 195 at approximately 6:40 p.m. along the westbound lane of I-94, according to Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Glenn Quinnell.
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Giving blood

 
Tim Krebsbach was among those giving blood during Wednesday’s
blood drive. The American Red Cross staff was on hand, donning vampire gear.
The afternoon blood drive resulted in 28 present with 21 productive units donated, according to ARC coordinator Deanna Bockness.

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Town election will include no contested races

Although there are no contested races for the Town of Terry election, polls will be open election day, November 5 from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Terry Town Hall.
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Prairie County Museum among TIIP grant recipients

  The Department of Commerce recently announced the award of $500,000 from Commerce’s Tourism Infrastructure Investment Program (TIIP) for eight tourism facility improvement projects in Bozeman, Browning, Fort Belknap, Hamilton, Malta, Poplar, Red Lodge and Terry.

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