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Concerns on zoning, attorney position to be discussed at council meeting

By Kay Johnson

  Zoning regulations are on tap to be addressed at Thursday’s regular town council meeting — along with the town attorney position and adopting a truck route ordinance. These topics have highlighted recent meetings as well.

 
Zoning commission meeting held June 6
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Range tour on tap for June 25

  The Prairie County Extension Office has teamed with a committee of livestock producers and the Prairie County Grazing District to plan a range tour planned especially for Prairie County producers featuring Fort Keogh researchers on June 25th. This year the tour will take place at Fort Keogh, beginning with classroom sessions in the morning at the research station and conclude with a range tour at Fort Keogh in the afternoon.

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And the rains came

        The results of heavy rainfall could be seen  throughout the county last week with streets brimming with water and area creeks and ditches running full. 

The Mildred area had 7.06 inches of rain through the month of May, according to Diane Ehman. Already June moisture for Mildred has added up to 1.15 inches. 
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Historic Prairie Trail begins its 7th season

  The Historic Prairie Trail…along the Yellowstone Trail has opened for the 2013 season, its seventh year. Significant historical sites along the trail sport a golden pineapple, welcoming walkers to the trail and to Prairie County. Prairie Trail is open May 1 through September 30 each year.


This golden pineapple sits at the corner of Logan
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Zoning meeting included heated exchanges

By Kay Johnson

  Thursday evening’s Zoning Commission meeting drew several heated exchanges between commissioners and audience members, before concluding on a more amiable note.

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Funnel cloud sighting reported near Terry


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  Calls were received Monday late afternoon by the Prairie County Sheriff’s office reporting sightings of two funnel clouds west of Terry. The calls came in shortly before 5 p.m., according to Sheriff Bill Klunder. Art and Kathy Henry called in one sighting as they were traveling in the eastbound lane along I-94.

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New owners of custom meat shop to host grand opening


Owners of the new Powder River Meat Company Tamara and Travis Choat
and partner Tanner Carpenter will host an open house Friday, May 31 from
noon to 5 p.m. Also pictured is the Choat’s 11-month old daughter Karity.

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Memorial Day service will honor Veterans

  A Memorial Day service will be held at the Prairie County Cemetery May 27, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The presentation will include Master of Ceremonies Glen Medinger and Sergeant of Arms Tim Rittal. John ‘Lum’ Latimer will lead the prayer service.
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Bunke among top three selected for judge seat

  The Judicial Nomination Commission has submitted the names of Garry Bunke, Michael Hayworth, and Sheila Newman to the Governor for consideration for appointment to the seat vacated by the death of Judge Gary Day in the 16th Judicial District.  The 16th Judicial District covers Carter, Custer, Fallon, Garfield, Powder River, Rosebud, and Treasure Counties. 

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Poster winner promotes motorcycle safety

By Kay Johnson

  First grader Sarah Dyer was among 33 students in Terry who participated in the Lower Yellowstone Chapter of ABATE’s poster contest promoting motorcycle safety.

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Poll

Will you be donating to the "Save Our Pool" fundraiser?: