New this year – sign up for Saturday’s ATV/Lawn Tractor Pull & ATV/Motorcycle Rodeo
An exciting mixture of favorite traditional events and new events are planned for fairgoers August 7 through 9 at the Prairie County Fair in Terry, Montana.
Air quality at the two eastern Montana stations in Malta and near Sidney was “Hazardous” on Tuesday according to the sensors that the MT Department of Environmental Quality has there.
“This is the first time in 14.5 years that I have ever seen it at Hazardous,” said Tanja Fransen, Acting Meteorologist in Charge/Warning Coordination Meteorologist, NOAA/National Weather Service Glasgow.
The Prairie County Centennial Planning Committee is having a Best-of-Show Bike Contest during the Fourth of July Centennial Celebration activities at the Prairie County Fairgrounds.
Adults and children who have bicycles, unicycles, tandem bicycles or kids pedal-powered or motorized vehicles, are encouraged to compete by decorating them. There is no theme for this contest.
On the Fourth of July, Prairie County will be celebrating its centennial, a once in a lifetime event. A mini Cool Car Show & Shine is planned as part of the celebration at the Prairie County Fairgrounds in Terry, Montana.
To enter, if you are in the Miles City area, meet in the Steadman’s Ace Hardware parking lot at 611 S. Haynes Avenue, at 10 a.m. to cruise to Terry on July 4th. Otherwise, to enter, meet on Laundre Avenue in Terry, Montana by the Yellowstone Bean Company at 11 a.m.
Streets and yards in Terry were flooded during Friday night’s storm. While the storm dumped 2 to 3 inches of rain in the Glendive area, Terry received 5 inches. Photo courtesy of Michelle Lockwood The storm Friday night brought massive rainfall to the Glendive area with hail and flooding affecting nearby counties. Grant Hicks, meteorologist with the National Weather Service Forecast Office in
American Legion Post #32 will be conducting Memorial Day services at the Prairie County Cemetery, beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 25. The presentation will include Master of Ceremonies Larry Bond and Sergeant of Arms Tim Rittal along with the presentation of the Color Guard. Membership pins will be presented to Dave Court (70 yrs) and Trent Turnbull (60 yrs). Rolls and coffee will be served before the ceremony.
Terry High School will graduate a class of eleven seniors this Saturday, May 16, at the Ray Frank Gymnasium in Terry. Terry Roelfsema, Pastor of Fallon Evangelical Church and Terry School shop teacher, will conduct the Baccalaureate at 1 p.m. with the commencement at 2 p.m. Greg Mendenhall, Terry High School science teacher and coach, has been asked by the 2015 graduating class to speak.
This year’s Valedictorian is Halle Keltner, daughter of Larry and Stephanie Keltner, and Salutatorian is Dakotah Luedtke, daughter of Sonia and Scott Luedtke.
Prairie County voters will choose between three candidates for two vacant Trustee positions on the Terry School Board at the May 5 election. These Trustees will serve on the K-12 School District No. 5 Board of Trustees.
Polls will be open from 12:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Terry High School lobby. Absentee ballots may be obtained by written application to the District Clerk or by applying in person at the Clerk’s office prior to noon, on May 4, 2015.
The following interview questions were answered by the candidates.