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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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State legislators will participate in Terry call-in meeting

  The public is invited to attend a teleconference session with local state lawmakers at the Prairie County Grazing District office, Friday, March 13 at noon. 

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Local officials raise questions on statewide radio project

 By Kay Braddock

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Hospital begins search for new administrator

By Kay Braddock

  Prairie Community Hospital trustees met Tuesday evening with Scott Duke, CEO of the Glendive Medical Center to discuss the upcoming hiring procedure the hospital will take to replace out-going PCH administrator Reed Reyman. 

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Ex-Pine Hills officer sentenced for child porn

By Elaine Forman      

     MILES CITY - A former Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility officer was sentenced to 60 months in prison, $100 and seven years of supervision for receiving child pornography.

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