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Gas station under new ownership

 
 New owner Leann Lantis, handing change back to customer Chay Larsen,
now works the morning shift at the 4-Corners Convenience store.

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Chamber’s Terrific Tuesdays kickoff Dec. 3

 For Christmas shoppers longing to return to the true meaning of Christmas and avoid the frenzy, long lines and frantic consumerism of the season, the Prairie County Chamber of Commerce invites gift-seekers to visit Terry and experience the “Simple Joys of Christmas” during their Terrific Tuesday events.

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Poster winners promote tobacco-free lifestyle

  Freshmen Kaitlynn Wells and Valerie Greenfield were each recently awarded a $50 gift card for their poster reminding students, “Don’t Follow the Pack” in a poster contest sponsored by the Dawson County Tobacco Prevention group, 

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Honoring our Veterans

 

      Waving U.S. flags and holding hand crafted patriotic signs, students at Terry Schools presented their Veterans’ Day Parade Monday, Nov. 11. This year’s demonstration was held inside the gym due to an accumulation of snow and cooler conditions.

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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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Poll

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