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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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Author’s book signing set for next week

 Barbara Richard, author of “Dancing on His Grave,” its sequel, “Walking Wounded,” and the final title, just released, called “Chasing Ghosts” will be at Prairie Unique Thursday, Sept. 24 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

The story segment in the first two books is set in eastern Montana during and after the Great Depression, covering the years 1930 through 1955. It is the story of Richard’s family, including five girls and their mother, who survived an abusive father.
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Volunteers respond to fire west of Terry

        A blaze that began near the Powder River Road exit, about seven miles west of Terry near Interstate 94, consumed approximately 50 acres of land, according to Prairie County Sheriff Bill Klunder.

“It’s believed to have been started by something thrown from a vehicle at the off ramp,” Klunder said, noting glass bottles and other debris were found near the exit used as a connecter between the Interstate and Old Highway 10.
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New library aide plans activities

 With another season of the Prairie County Library’s Little Owls Reading Program set to begin next week, newly hired library aide Kelly Ruddat is gearing up for what she anticipates to be another fun year for toddlers. The reading program, geared for children 2-years-old and older, will begin Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m. 

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Magnetic jewelry: A healing art enjoyed

 By Kay Braddock

 
For Jim and Sandy Ross summer and fall seasons have come to signify a time of more than the typical leisurely pursuits. The couple, who returned to Terry in 1996, began making and selling magnetic jewelry about eight years ago. Although they continue to enjoy traveling and visiting friends, they now say much of those activities are centered around their jewelry making hobby.
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Roads, cattle guards, grants top recent agenda

 
Prairie County Commissioners met with the county’s newly appointed road right-of-ways project manager Gary Pfiefle this week during a regular commission meeting. 
Pfiefle, who began working on the easement project earlier this year, reported 18 signed easements for roads crossing private lands were returned by Prairie County landowners - legally establishing county right-of-ways on those roads. 
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Fallon readies for annual harvest celebration

 By Kay Braddock

 
Preparations for Fallon’s popular harvest festival are underway and with the cooperation of weather conditions organizers are anticipating another breakout year. 
Last year’s crowd drew in over 600 people for lunch and 300 for supper, according to organizer Delite Dukart, calling the turnout “absolutely unreal.”
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Poll draws outside interest

 By Kay Braddock
        A Terry Tribune Web site poll is attracting a lot of votes, but they aren’t all from Prairie County. 

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Foggy conditions greet school students

  Misty morning weather welcomed students equipped with backpacks and school supplies, as they made their way on to the grounds of Terry Schools Tuesday. Students followed a typical Friday schedule for the first day, meaning an early 2:30 p.m. release.

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Escapee captured near Forsyth

By Elaine Forman      

        A Billings man was captured in Rosebud County Monday after allegedly being on the run for five hours, and now he faces numerous charges.

Fred Cutsinger, 22, and Pablo Gonzales, 20, both of Billings, were arrested at 4:15 a.m. Monday in Colstrip by Colstrip Police Officer Kris Egan, according to Police Sgt. Cory Hert. 
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