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Officials see start of fire season

  With three fires in the past week, county officials are reminding residents that despite rainy conditions, the area’s fire season has begun.

“Conditions are drying out,” Prairie County Sheriff Bill Klunder said.
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Prairie Community Hospital offers patients telemedicine service

 By Kay Braddock

 
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Ranch north of Terry raises enormous 3,000-pound steer

By Charlie Denison
Yellowstone Newspapers

  “Now that’s a big steer,” a man sitting on a stool inside Glendive Livestock said.

“Sure is,” said another.
Jack, a seven-year-old steer belonging to Don and Vera Kuehn, was hauled to Glendive Livestock Exchange last month by relatives of his owners.
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Wet cool spring and grasshoppers affecting area crops

 By Amanda Breitbach-Ragsdale
Yellowstone Newspapers

        An unusually wet, cool spring has affected producers throughout the region, with some crops running a little behind average.

Area producers are in the midst of their first hay cutting, said Custer County Extension Agent Christina McRae. With evening storms leaving moisture in the cut hay, it has taken longer to dry and may have to be turned, she said.
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Paw tracks welcome

         

        Zena Smith of Corvallis, Mont. and her Border Collie Annie were announced as the grand prize winners at the conclusion of Saturday’s pet parade and dog show in Murn Park. Along with her tree climbing dog, that demonstrated its climbing skills and jumped through a fork of a large tree, Zena poses for a picture with judges Norm Clarke and Cara Roberts of Las Vegas and their dogs Rumor and Scandal. 

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Locals travel to D.C. to testify on pipeline

 By Kay Braddock

 
Five Montanans traveled to Washington D.C. last week to testify before the U.S. State Department concerning TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. It was the final public hearing addressing the State Department’s draft environmental impact study of the proposed 1,980-mile pipeline, which would run from Alberta’s tar sands to the Gulf Coast.
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Class reunions planned

  The following Terry High School classes will be hosting reunions this summer.

The classes of 1969 and 1970 will hold a joint reunion during the weekend of the Prairie County Fair, August 6-8. 

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Area residents take in variety of activities during Range Days

From Jan Pratt

  Sunshine and light breezes blessed the 34th annual Montana Range Days at Miles City June 14-16, although evening showers forced campers to move their tents under cover.  Over 350 people enrolled in the event, choosing to attend workshops, contests or tours as they wished.

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Pool expected to open soon

By Kay Braddock

  Between the Murn Park bathroom construction, arrival of the new town garbage truck and season prep work needed on the town’s swimming pool, it’s easy to understand why the opening of the swimming pool has been delayed, according to Mayor Ron Kiosse.

Now combine those activities with the regular season routine of filling potholes, cutting grass and picking up garage.
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Local photographer’s passion for badlands displayed at Center

 

By Kay Braddock

 
Anyone who has peeked into the office of Eddie Gaub quickly realizes the local accountant’s real passion lies far beyond calculations and tax forms. 
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