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MDT director responds to letters received on proposed bridgework

 By Kay Braddock

        Nearly 20 comments later, including three phone calls from state representatives, Montana Department of Transportation Director Jim Lynch confirmed last week that the proposed bridgework north of Terry may not require road closure.

“We’ve built a lot of bridges in the state where we haven’t had to close it to traffic,” Lynch said. 
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Family comedy show comes to Terry

        Not familiar with Mylo Hatzenbuhler? Well, you soon could be. The fictional farm boy and music superstar will be performing 

at Terry High School’s Ray Frank Gymnasium on March 20 at 7 p.m.
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Hospital highlights services offered

 By Kay Braddock

       The message hasn’t quite fully permeated throughout the community, but it’s getting there.

“We’re not a nursing home; we’re a hospital,” Prairie Community Hospital Administrator Parker Powell explains one more time.
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Doors, Floors and Paint - Hospital foundation plans 3-phase project

 By Kay Braddock

        Home is where the heart is. 

Creating that cozy feeling of home is the essence behind the Prairie Community Hospital Foundation’s rooms’ upgrade project, according to ex officio members Parker Powell and Barb Rittal.
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Couple faces felony drug charges

        Felony drug charges have been filed in District Court against a Terry couple. Benjamin and JKee Johnson each face two felony counts of criminal possession of a dangerous drug, one count of criminal possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor and three counts of endangering the welfare of children, each misdemeanors.

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Views shared on use of federal lands


Prairie County Grazing District Chairman Ron Devlin introduces speakers.

By Kay Braddock

        It’s all about water and wildlife.

That was the message Kathleen Jachowski shared with about 40 area farmers and ranchers during last week’s speaking event hosted by the Prairie County Grazing District.
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Break in at gas station results in stolen beer

  A break-in at the 4-Corners Convenience Store in Terry was reported Thursday morning. The February 25 call came in shortly after 3:30 a.m. after newspaper carriers beginning their early morning routes noticed the shattered glass on the front door of the convenience store, according to Prairie County Sheriff Bill Klunder.

A piece of metal was recovered from the site that was likely used to shatter the glass.
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County spellers face off

 By Kay Braddock

        It wasn’t words like inform, walk or school that tripped up middle school spellers competing in the annual Prairie County Spelling Bee. Those warm-up-round words easily sailed through the minds and mouths of the fifth through eighth grade students competing in the Tuesday afternoon spelling contest.

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Plans announced for early Aug 5-8 county fair

 From Prairie County Fair Board

         The 2010 Prairie County Fair will have an exciting mixture of favorite traditional events and new attractions for fairgoers August 5 through 8.  The Prairie County Fair Board received much positive feedback about the earlier fair dates in 2009 so they decided to schedule the Fair on the same weekend in 2010.

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Meeting planned to start local Relay for Life

        An American Cancer Society district representative from Billings will host an informational meeting March 8 at 6 pm on how to start a Relay for Life program in Terry. The meeting, organized as part of an FCCLA project conducted by Fanque Robertson, will be held in the Banquet Room of the American Legion.
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