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Prairie County Chamber will meet in Fallon

        Prairie County Chamber of Commerce members will be gathering for their monthly meeting at the Lazy JD Bar and Cafe in Fallon on Wednesday, April 8 at noon. 

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Tickets available to attend ‘Last Lecture’ given by Dr. Rauh

        Dr. J. Randall Rauh, Ob/Gyn and long time Miles City philanthropist, will present a ‘last lecture’ at a fundraiser benefiting Custer Network Against Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault (CNADA) April 24, 2009. The event will be held at The Park Place, 20 N. 8th St., Miles City and will include dinner by Roadrunner Catering, an Evolution of Dance performance and a performance by the CCDHS Jazz Band. 

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Area volunteers offer help, respond to mutual aid call

By Kay Braddock

  In a blaze that has left a gaping hole in the heart of downtown Miles City, finding a ray of optimism would be an understandably difficult task. But as volunteers recall the actions of individuals, businesses and the mutual aid effort offered by surrounding communities, many find themselves at a loss for words.

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Miles City fire destroys downtown businesses in historic buildings

By Joseph Boushee 

     Governor Brian Schweitzer assured local officials Monday that state agencies like the Montana National Guard stand ready to aid Miles City in the aftermath of Monday morning's devastating downtown fire.

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Owner of old drive-in theater told to clean up junk vehicles

       The new owner of Terry’s drive-in theater has been given three options to clean up the property that currently houses numerous junk vehicles, according to a letter given to county commissioners.

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Devlin: Federal payment formula is being assessed wrong

By Kay Braddock
 
It’s been a slow-boiling issue, but one that may be heating up if recent developments are any indication. 
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Landowners meet to address questions on proposed pipeline

By Kay Braddock         

        Area landowners met last week to discuss their questions and concerns regarding TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline project. About 40 people from Dawson, McCone and Prairie counties attended the informal meeting held at the Lindsay Community Center, according to Dawson County Commissioner Jim Skillestad, who also attended the two-hour long meeting.

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BLM reps discuss access issues with commissioners

 By Kay Braddock       

       Bureau of Land Management representatives met with Prairie County commissioners Monday morning to discuss current issues facing the federal agency including an access strategy the Miles City field office is currently implementing. 

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Glendive company chosen for exporting award

          SRS Crisafulli Inc. has been selected as the 2008 Montana Exporter of the year, according to a Montana Department of Commerce press release. Gov. Brian Schweitzer and Megan Harrington, chair of the Montana District Export Council made the announcement Thursday.           

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Local ranches recently certified by Undaunted Stewardship

  Nearly 50,000 acres of Montana rangeland, from four different ranches in the state, have now become certified by the nationally distinctive Undaunted Stewardship program.

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