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Attorney general’s office reviews road access to Terry Badlands

 By Kay Braddock

 
Montana’s attorney general is stepping into the fray regarding public access on Scenic View Road, according to Judy Beck, communication officer for Attorney General Steve Bullock’s office. 
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Scenic View Road
Terry Badlands is promoted in BLM kiosks like this one and in tourist maps throughout the state. The Scenic View overlook has been a popular tourist site for over 50 years.

Airport looks to add storage building

 By Kay Braddock

 
After seeking a government grant to replace aging snow removal equipment, the Prairie County Airport Authority quickly discovered the need for a new building.
“The government told us that they would not finance anything unless we had a building to put it in,” Willis Bartholomay, chairman of the airport authority, explained.
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Foundation announces plans

 
A newly formed corporation called the Prairie Community Hospital Foundation, which was organized exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes, has begun its work in Prairie County. 
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Initiative sign-up period extended

 

 
Natural Resources Conservation Service officials in Montana announce the special sign-up period for an Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), special initiative providing financial and technical assistance to help with conservation practices for organic producers or those transitioning to organic production has been extended until June 12, 2009.
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White markers serve as more than safety reminders to many

 By Kay Braddock

 
Although they’re in place to serve as safety reminders to motorists, the 12-by-16-inch white crosses dotting portions of Montana’s state and federal highways, often times provide much more to those families who have lost loved ones to traffic accidents.
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Paving begins on two Terry streets

 By Kay Braddock

 
A paving project resurfacing portions of two dirt roads on the north end of Terry will be completed by the end of the week.  According to Mike Sharp, Prince. Inc. project manager, the second layer of about 800 feet on Laundre Street and 1200 feet on Montague Street should be finished by Thursday.
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Cowboy Hall of Fame announces legacy inductions

  The Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center (MCHF and WHC) announced its second class of the 1860-1920 Legacy Award inductions. The award honors historical figures that have had an impact on Montana's Western Heritage. This year’s class includes 14 inductees from 12 districts across the state. 

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Terry man wins big with scratch ticket

      Nolan Huber of Terry has claimed a $10,000 prize on a scratch ticket called Professional Bull Riders. Huber bought his winning ticket from Trail Star Truck Stop located at 11 Highway 16, Glendive. 

Huber says he plays Scratch tickets occasionally. Huber, a truck driver, stopped at the Trail Star for fuel and knew right away that he had won. “I plan to pay bills and buy a pickup,” he said. 

Published May 20, 2009

 
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Hospital announces new administrator

       Glendive Medical Center and Prairie Community Hospital announced today that Michael Blauer has been named the new administrator for the facility located in Terry.  GMC provides management services at PCH, including employment of their administrator.

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Speakers to address women’s health

      Doctors from Glendive Medical Center (GMC) will give a free presentation at Prairie Community Health Center’s (PCHC) Women’s Health Program in June.  Providers will also answer questions about women’s health issues.

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