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Terry pool staff hired

        The Terry swimming pool is scheduled to open later this month, according to Terry Town Clerk, Caryn Rein. Pool personal were hired during a special Terry Town Council meeting held Tuesday, July 26.

Jessica Benz and Stephanie Keltner have been hired as pool managers.  Jerett Freiboth will be returning as a lifeguard. Natasha Fredrickson, Micah  Kirkpatrick, and Weston Leudtke have also been hired as lifeguards. 
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Class reunions planned

  The following Terry High School classes will be hosting reunions this summer in Prairie County.

The class of 1949 will meet for their 60th class reunion on Saturday, June 13 at the Lazy JD Bar and Cafe. Registration begins at 4:30 pm with a banquet set for 6 pm. On Sunday, June 14, 1949 classmates will gather at Murn Park at 1:30 pm for a picnic. In case of inclement weather, the class will meet at the American Legion. 
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Elaine Roos reflects on her 98 years

 By Kay Braddock

        Between family gatherings, church functions, community center activities and part-time volunteer work at the county museum, Elaine Roos has little loafing time, and she’d just as soon keep it that way. 

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Elaine Roos celebrated her 98th birthday earlier in May.

Tanning business nears one-year mark

  Approaching its first-year anniversary, Shawna Christofferson, owner of Soaking up the Sun Tanning, says she’s enjoying her new business venture. The doors to the tanning salon first opened last June.

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Soaking up the Sun Tanning owner, Shawna Christofferson, opened the doors to her business in June. The mostly evening, by-appointment-business has remained steady in the past year.

Bouquets of daffodils offer more than hope of springtime warmth

By Kay Braddock
 
Spring weather is just around the corner. 
For those in Eastern Montana enduring another series of winter-like blizzards, that seasonal truth could employ the helpful reminders offered by a number of objects including… daffodils. 
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Artists share tile creations

With a little ingenuity and plenty of creativity as well as a guiding hand from pottery instructor Jody Haidle, 13 area residents have been meeting together to learn various pottery techniques. 
This year’s pottery class, which meets once a week on the top floor of the Grandey building, focused on creating tiles.
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Stickel finishes as top speller after six rounds

By Jessica Benz
 
The Prairie County Spelling Bee was  held Tuesday, March 3 in the Terry High School study hall. Lindsay Stickle earned the top spot with Kylie Helmuth finishing as runner-up.
Thirty-five contestants in grades 5-8 gathered for an initial practice round followed by a challenging first round in which well over half of the competition was eliminated in one fell swoop.
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Terry School Supt. Charles Deisher presnets the county spelling bee trophy to Lindsay Stickel.

Legion Auxiliary plans card project

A greeting card project has been started by the American Legion Auxiliary and Junior Auxiliary. The groups are requesting addresses for all Prairie County Service Personnel. Cards will be sent on major holidays, birthdays, and some may be sent in between. 
If a card needs to be sent for a holiday or any other special day, or if there is a time when a card should not be sent, please note this on the address sheet. 
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Nurse sees service on statewide board as beneficial to local hospital

By Jessica Benz
 
Prairie Community Health Center nurse Terry Chavez has been selected to the advisory council for the Montana Rural Healthcare Performance Improvement Network, also known as PIN.  
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After-school program continues academic focus

By Jessica Benz 

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