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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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Christmas coloring contest offered

     Hey kids!  Find a copy of the Dec. 9 issue of the Terry Tribune and follow these simple instructions:
          1. Open to children ages 4 - 11. Color in the picture at left, using crayons, colored pencils or                  markers. Don’t forget to write your name, age and phone number in the blanks provided.

          2. Each entry will receive a special gift.
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Community foundation formed to help area projects

 By Kay Braddock

 
 
It’s an idea that began 10 years ago.
After the nonprofit Friends for Cherry Creek Dam disbanded in 1999, organizer Dale Hellman said group members knew then they wanted to use remaining funds, once raised to build a dam north of Terry, to benefit the community in another way.
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Food bank, donations help area families

  With the arrival of the holiday season, area groups are ensuring the spirit of giving remains alive and well. Consider the following reports. 

Four local families received Thanksgiving baskets filled with traditional menu items for the holiday. After FCCLA students spent a pre-Thanksgiving afternoon going door-to-door gathering donated food items, baskets were arranged and later delivered to the families by Prairie County health nurse Joan Hubber.
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Buffalo Rapids crews finish pipeline project

  Buffalo Rapids crews are expected to complete a district II pipeline project this week that they have been working on for the past 10 days. According to BR foreman Tim Kortum, the 5,200-foot pipeline project, located about 17 miles west of Terry, began with trenching work done by subcontractor Jeff Morrison. Morrison’s crews finished their portion of the work in about 10 days, with BR employees coming in to connect the two ends of the pipeline project, near the BNSF railroad.

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Prairie County’s draft proposal of cattle guard policy

        Landowners are required to petition the Board of Prairie County Commissioners for permission to establish new locations for cattle guards on Prairie County roads.

It is the responsibility of the landowner to purchase all of the necessary materials including the concrete foundations (stringers) needed for the construction of the new cattle guards at the new locations.
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Gathering addresses road issues

 By Kay Braddock

       Prairie County residents filled the courthouse meeting room last week to discuss county road issues. Initial discussions led with the county’s current road easement program and updated cattle guard maintenance policy.

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Trip to state adds finishing touch to sisters’ coach-player camaraderie

  By Kay Braddock    

       Five years ago the Terry High School volleyball team ended their season in a familiar fashion. As a sophomore player for the team in 2004, it’s a memory 20-year-old head coach Jasmine Freiboth recently shared with her players before this year’s trip to the All-Class State Tournament in Bozeman.

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