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Tribune brings home awards

       The Terry Tribune was recognized with four awards during the Montana Newspaper Association’s annual banquet held June 20 in Kalispell. 

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Terry Teachers Association files unfair labor practice charge

 By Kay Braddock

 
Amid ongoing teacher contract negotiations for the upcoming school year, the Terry Teachers Association, MEA-MFT has filed an unfair labor practice charge against the Terry Board of Trustees and Terry Schools Superintendent Charles Deisher.  
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Commissioner selected

By Jessica Benz

        The Prairie County Board of Commissioners appointed Deanna Bockness to serve in the district two commission seat during their June 15 meeting. Commissioners Ann Marie Davis and Todd Devlin made the selection from a list of four candidates. 

Bockness will be filling the remainder of former commissioner Bill Leach’s term, which will end in 2010. Leach vacated the seat April 30.
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Hospital administrator to begin work June 29

Just on the heels of revealing a new Prairie Community Hospital administrator last month, Glendive Medical Center and PCH announced last week that another applicant has been selected. 

“We had some very strong candidates for this position,” GMC CEO Scott Duke said, noting four of 12 applicants took part in on-site interviews.
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Terry Badlands Trail Run set for June 27

  By Amanda Breitbach     
  
        Attention, runners! 

Make this summer special with a race through the scenic badlands of Terry, Mont.
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Summer school activities listed

 The first week of Terry Summer School program was a definite splash! The week’s theme was “Splash Into Summer” and included a mini Montana History Unit, Montana Agriculture and Native American Study.  A splash of academics were also incorporated into the week.  Students studied books and authors and began Read Naturally, a computer based reading program.  Daily oral and silent reading was also encouraged.  

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Circle woman claims $1M lottery prize

  For the third time in Montana history, a couple has claimed a One-Million Dollar prize in the multi-state Powerball game. Marilyn and Chris Bateson of Circle are the lucky new millionaires! 

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Mosquito control tips given

 The week of June 21 – June 27, 2009 has been declared the thirteenth annual “National Mosquito Control Awareness Week” by the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA). During “Mosquito Week” the AMCA’s goal is to educate the general public about the significance of mosquitoes in their daily lives and the important service provided by mosquito control workers throughout the United States and worldwide.

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Groups plan special celebration

  The public is invited to join a community Flag Day Celebration in Murn Park on Sunday, June 14 at 2 p.m.

Activities will include a welcome address by Larry Keltner, presentation of flags by the Terry Boy Scout troop, 4-H presentations, along with an invocation led by John Latimer. 
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Museum readies for season

       The Prairie County Museum and Cameron Gallery have begun their summer season hours, according to museum board member Carol Larsen. 

Open hours for the museum and gallery include Monday through Friday, excluding Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday hours are from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
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Poll

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