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Officials respond to accident

 By Kay Braddock

        It wasn’t icy conditions that caused a 2009 Chevy Tahoe to slam into a guardrail as it headed westbound on I-94. According to 21-year-old driver Tyler Eckman, it was a bag of cookies. 

Thankfully all four occupants were wearing seatbelts when the accident occurred between Terry and Fallon, resulting in a totaled vehicle but nothing worse.   
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Public meeting will discuss bridge work

        The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is conducting a public meeting to discuss a proposal to rehabilitate the bridge over the Yellowstone River, located approximately one mile north of Terry, Montana (reference marker 1) on Secondary Highway 253 in Prairie County.  The meeting will start at 6:00 pm on January 12, 2010 at the Prairie Community Center, 112 South Garfield in Terry.

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Online end of year recount listed

 Most read articles posted in 2009

1.  State and local officials examine Scenic View Road   1,053
2.   Tribune launches Web site    860
3.   Voters approve school levy   710
4.   Poll draws outside interest   559
5.  Tense meetings lead BR to consider mediator   472
6.  AG’s office reviews road access to Terry Badlands   466
7.  Haughian family shares history of family ranch   458
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Buffalo Rapids’ union talks begin

  Members of the Buffalo Rapids Union Strategy subcommittee met last week to discuss upcoming negotiations with union representatives. The five-member subcommittee, including three BR Board of Control commissioners and two water users from the irrigation project, will meet with representatives from the International Operating Engineers on Wed. Dec 16 to begin talks on employee contracts.

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Toy Run organizers look to help county children

 By Kay Braddock

 
Bikers and church ladies are two groups not typically associated together - that is unless you’re talking Christmas, toys and children.
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Local FSA committee election held

  The election for a Farm Service Agency County Committee member in LAA-3 (the south and east part of the county) is complete. The seat up for election was held for the past nine years by Tim Ehman, who reached his term limit.

“Tim - with all of his experience and good judgment - will be missed,” said Tim Krebsbach, county executive director, in a press release.
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Quilt raffle helps Wyo. boy with medical costs

  When eight-year-old Riley Hauf of Sheridan, Wyo. was diagnosed with T-cell ALL leukemia two years ago, family and friends were looking for practical ways to help out the family. One project, spearheaded by cousin Linda Zeller of Canada, allowed many to become involved helping the family with their ever-increasing medical bills.

“She felt such a need to do something for the family,” shared Dorothy Schroeber.
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Mayor presides over his final town council meeting

  

 
Mayor Marvin Varner offered a brief summary of his two-decades-long tenure of leading the Town of Terry Council at the conclusion of Tuesday evening’s regular meeting. 
“Overall, things ran pretty smooth,” Varner told town officials. He noted the closing the town’s landfill and replacing the sewer system as difficult but necessary changes the town faced during his time as mayor.
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Determination inspires creative seamstress

 By Kay Braddock

 
 
There may be a number of ways one might describe 82-year-old Marian Meland. A proud Alaskan resident for many years, Meland moved to Terry from Oregon several years ago to be closer to son Frank Cramer. 
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Popular holiday feast will be next week

  Participating businesses are gearing up for next week’s popular Holiday Feast. A traditional progressive meal, the Terrific Tuesday event, scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. on Tues. Dec. 15, offers samplings of a variety of dishes and drinks from Terry and Fallon businesses. Sixteen businesses have already signed up to take part in this year’s annual holiday affair. Two foundations within the community will also be offering dish samplings at the American Legion. 

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