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Buffalo Rapids board hires outside accountant to review BR books

 By Kay Braddock

        In a two-hour account summary presentation, given by Bozeman-based CPA Kyla Stafford, members of the Buffalo Rapids Board of Control were told “operational expenses are pretty in line with last year.” 

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Buffalo Rapids board contests union’s bargaining unit

By Kay Braddock
 
Members of Buffalo Rapids Board of Control voted 5-2 countering a recent petition filed by Operating Engineers Union expressing intent to unionize BR employees. 
The vote, pitting two of district 2’s board members against the remaining board, was made at the conclusion of a nearly three-hour-long special meeting.
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School board, parents address poster flap

 By Kay Braddock

 
Posters – made and sold by several high school football parents to local businesses as a fundraiser project – were at the heart of a nearly 45-minute discussion during last week’s school board meeting. 
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Youth to celebrate 4-H week Oct 4-10

By Sharla Sackman     
        

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Buffalo Rapids board prepares for unionization of employees

 By Kay Braddock

 
After receiving notification that Buffalo Rapids Irrigation Project employees intended to unionize, Buffalo Rapids Board of Control met Monday evening to discuss the matter. 
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Vaccinations for H1N1 to be held end of October

By Kay Braddock 

        With Prairie County’s Flu Vaccination Clinic completed last week, a month ahead of it’s typical time frame, county health officials are now gearing up for the vaccination of those in the high risk group for the H1N1 virus.

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Range tour planned for Sept 29-30

Prairie County ranchers are invited to attend the annual Prairie County Range Tour, September 29-30. This year’s tour will be held in conjunction with the 2009 Society for Range Management Northern Great Plains Fall Section Meeting. 
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Preparations made for mayoral and council elections

         With the town election date of Nov. 3 steadily approaching Prairie County Clerk and Recorder and Election Administrator Toni Kalfell reminds voters within Terry’s town limits that voter registration is available through election day. Voters need only stop by the courthouse to complete the needed paperwork.

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Union reps attend meeting

        William Lingerfelt and Alan Ekblad, representatives of the International Union of Operating Engineers attended the Wednesday evening Buffalo Rapids meeting. At the conclusion of the meeting, they noted  a strong majority of BR employees want representation.
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Tense meetings lead Buffalo Rapids to consider mediator

By Kay Braddock

 
Buffalo Rapids Irrigation Project may be on the look out for a new employee.  But this time rather than a ditch rider or mechanic, the irrigation district, responsible for providing irrigated water pumped from the Yellowstone River to nearly 23,000 acres of area land, isn’t seeking either. Instead members of the BR Board of Control say they’re in need of an arbitrator. 
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