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History teacher accepts superintendent position

By Kay Braddock

  Terry School board members voted 4-1 to hire Casey Klasna as the school’s superintendent for the 2010-11 school year. Klasna has worked in the school district as the junior high and high school history teacher, along with teaching physical education for the past five years. Last year Klasna served as the school’s athletic director.

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Volunteers meet in July to renovate fairground buildings

  On July 13 members of the Prairie Benefits, the local Community Foundation serving Prairie County, painted eight of the concession buildings at the Prairie County Fairgrounds.   

Members scraped and cleaned the outside of the buildings. Twenty-four gallons of paint were used during the refurbishing project.  
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Jury deadlocks on wrong way driving DUI defendant

By Kay Braddock

 

There wasn’t enough evidence to convict Roger Anton Sand of his seventh DUI, according to one member of the jury In Prairie County who spoke to the Tribune on the condition of anonymity.
    After three hours of deliberation the jury found the 56-year-old Billings man guilty of all three misdemeanor charges but remained deadlocked on the felony DUI count.

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Superintendent steps down

By Kay Braddock

  Terry Public School board members accepted the resignation of Superintendent Charles Deisher at the conclusion of Monday evening’s regular meeting. 

The decision came just one week after Deisher notified board chairman Brian Morast of his upcoming announcement.
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Youth shares passion for sport

By Kay Braddock

  For 12-year-old Torrey Watts of Miles City the summer season signifies more than just a break from school. Like most youth his age he enjoys baseball, football and wrestling. 

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“Wide Open” photo collection features eastern Montana will be shown at Glendive gallery

  Photographer Amanda Breitbach Ragsdale will be the featured artist at Dawson County Arts Unlimited/The Gallery in August.

An opening reception will be held Sunday, Aug. 1, from 1-3 p.m., where visitors will have the opportunity to meet and visit with the artist. 
Refreshments will be served.
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Yippee! plans under way

By Kay Braddock

  Another great TerrYYippe! celebration is planned as  the 29th annual town-wide festivity kicks into gear with a host of activities scheduled for the Saturday, July 31 event.

The community-wide celebration will begin with a free Run and Fun at Murn Park for children ages 0 to 11. Donuts and juice will be provided. 
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Woman reflects on lifesaving results of marijuana use


By Kay Braddock

  Being able to use medical marijuana has been nothing short of a lifesaver, one Terry woman shared recently. 

Choosing to remain anonymous, 56-year-old “Jane” revealed she has become accustomed to dealing with pain.
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Class points to needed fixes to medical marijuana law

 By Kay Braddock

 
Montana’s medical marijuana law is in dire need of fine-tuning. That was the message Mark Long of the Montana Department of Justice Narcotics Bureau put forth to local officials last month during a two-hour presentation. 
“It’s salvageable, the law that we have, but it’s going to take a major overhaul,” Long said. 
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Jury trial will be in Terry

  A jury trial is set to begin in District Court Thursday at the Prairie County Courthouse to determine whether a 58-year-old Billings man is guilty of his seventh DUI. 

Roger Anton Sand allegedly was driving east along the westbound lane of Interstate 94 on August 30 2009, according to court documents filed.
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