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Cameron Gallery touted in article

         New York Times writer Eric Konigsberg described a recent visit to eastern Montana in Prehistoric Creatures Under Big Sky, where tourist attractions and museums, including Prairie County’s Evelyn Cameron Gallery were highlighted. 

The article, published July 17 also points to Dawson County’s paddlefishing and dinosaur digs as well as other area attractions. 
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Montana’s assistant AG to visit Scenic View next week

 By Kay Braddock

         Montana Assistant Attorney General Stuart Segrest is planning to meet with Prairie County officials next week as the state attorney general’s office continues efforts to gather information regarding Scenic View Road.

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Summer activities listed

 Farmers Market

A weekly farmers market will be held in Murn Park beginning next Friday, July 31 and continuing through September.
Vendors will sell fresh produce, homemade goods and other items on the park’s west end sidewalk in front of the pool. Hours are 5:30 pm to 7 pm.
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Terry prepares for 28th Yippee! events

  Plans for the 28th annual TerrYYippee! festivity have kicked into gear with a host of activities scheduled for the Saturday, July 25 event.

The community-wide celebration will begin with Stockman Bank’s public breakfast hosted in Murn Park from 8 am to 9:30 am. 
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New owners will open downtown café later in July

By Kay Braddock 

 
 
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Youngsters gather for swim lessons

By Jessica Benz 

       Diving into summer, swimming lessons began at the Terry Pool in Murn Park on Monday, July 13. Over 30 children are participating in the lessons, with  various levels of instruction being offered.

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Museum posts summer hours

  Prairie County Museum board members are reminding the public when the museum complex is open.

Summer hours are: Monday 9 am - 3 pm; Tuesday closed; Wed. - Fri. 9 am - 3 pm; Saturday and Sunday 1 pm - 4 pm.
The following are some board members to call in order to tour the museum during closed hours.
Ruth Franks 635-5442; Walt Stepper 635-5737 or Mary Haughian 635-5348.
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A quick flight for a good steak

  Six pilots from an Experimental Aircraft Association chapter based out of Alexandria, Minn. flew to Terry recently. 

“We’re always up for an excuse to exercise our aircraft and have a little fun,” pilot Randy Goeke explained. 
The group of six, flew in with four airplanes. 
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Three run for mayor, seven for town council

  Registered voters inside the town limits of Terry will likely be heading to the polls Tuesday, November 3 for town elections. 

This election cycle voters will have choices to make as three candidates are running for mayor and seven more candidates are running for three council seats.
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Miles City native begins post as hospital administrator

  With just a little over a week into his new position, Prairie Community Hospital administrator Parker Powell, said he is getting to know the staff and familiarizing himself with the hospital’s routine.

“I’m looking forward to getting out in the community,” Powell said.
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Poll

Are Yippee weekend and the Prairie County Fair too close together?: