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Town council will meet Tuesday

        Several items are on the agenda to be discussed at the regular Terry Town Council meeting, which will be held on Tuesday, July 14 at 7:30 pm at Terry Town Hall.

Agenda items include reviewing preliminary budget items, delinquent sewer liens and the permit on Terry’s gravel pit, according to town clerk Caryn Rein.
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Swimming lessons offered

      Swim lessons are being offered at the Terry swimming pool and are set to begin July 13 for children 2-years-old and older. The two-week lessons will end on Friday, July 24. Cost is $25 per child.

Children will meet at 10:30 am on Monday, July 13 to determine enrollment of session. 
Session one is scheduled to begin at 10:30 each weekday. Session two will begin at 11:30. Each will last one hour.
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Experts caution to watch for warning signs of suicide

 By Joseph Boushee

Yellowstone Newspapers
 
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third story in a series focusing on suicide. 
 
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School officials respond to unfair labor charge

By Kay Braddock 

 
As members of the Terry Board of Trustees and the Terry Teachers Association, MEA-MFT prepare to meet this week to bargain over teacher contracts for the next two school years, one subject that will likely not be on the table for discussion is the unfair labor practice charge brought against the board and Terry Schools Superintendent Charles Deisher. 
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Effects of suicides acutely felt in rural communities

 By Joseph Boushee
Yellowstone Newspapers

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second story in a series focusing on suicide. 

 
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Few filings arriving for open town positions

        Only two people have filed for the four open Town of Terry positions, according to the Prairie County Clerk and Recorder’s office. 

Ken Lacquement has filed for mayor, while Clinton Rakes has filed for a Ward I town council position.
Both Ward I incumbent town councilmen Ron Kiosse and Josh Helmuth indicted earlier their intention to re-file.
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Hospital announces Hickman’s departure

        Glendive Medical Center (GMC) has announced a change in the practice of Rod Hickman, PA-C.  Hickman made the personal decision to end his outreach practice at Prairie Community Hospital (PCH) in Terry, where GMC provides management services.  

“Rod has always done a tremendous job for GMC, and he will be missed,” Vice President of Clinic Services Sam Hubbard commented.
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Fallon Council plans summer and fall events

        Members of the Fallon Village Council met June 9 to discuss upcoming summer plans and the annual Fallon Harvest Festival.

This year’s harvest festival will be held Sunday of Labor Day weekend, September 6.
Whiskey River Band will perform for the evening street dance. 
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Recreation area sees increase in misuse

         The BLM is encouraging recreationists to be mindful of rules and regulations and to act responsibly when using the Glendive Short Pine Off-Highway Vehicle Area located six miles south of Glendive.

The OHV area, situated just off Dawson County Road 335, consists of 3.5 sections or 2,240 acres of federal lands and is seeing an increase in use from both U.S. and international off-road enthusiasts.  
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Bozeman Miss takes pageant title

       Brittany Wiser from Bozeman won the title of Miss Montana 2009.  First Runner up for this year’s title is Holly Matz of Missoula.

Wiser showed her classy and fun side with a romantic Frank Sinatra song.  She wore an off-white evening gown. Her dangling diamond earrings set off the four-cornered winner’s crown.
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Poll

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