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Local memoir authors share ways to bring personal history to life

 By Kay Braddock

        When Milly Ross sat down to write her memoir she would later recall the primary motivation propelling the project.

“I did it for my girls,” Ross shared. “I just didn’t think they knew the circumstances of when I was growing up.”
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A Love for Elsie

 Author recalls steps to building a memoir

By Kay Braddock

        When Karen Stevenson agreed to write the memoir of Elsie Fox neither woman knew definitively the project’s destination – or, for that matter, the twists and turns the two would ride through in the subsequent three years. 

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Trip to state adds finishing touch to sisters’ coach-player camaraderie

  By Kay Braddock    

       Five years ago the Terry High School volleyball team ended their season in a familiar fashion. As a sophomore player for the team in 2004, it’s a memory 20-year-old head coach Jasmine Freiboth recently shared with her players before this year’s trip to the All-Class State Tournament in Bozeman.

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Magnetic jewelry: A healing art enjoyed

 By Kay Braddock

 
For Jim and Sandy Ross summer and fall seasons have come to signify a time of more than the typical leisurely pursuits. The couple, who returned to Terry in 1996, began making and selling magnetic jewelry about eight years ago. Although they continue to enjoy traveling and visiting friends, they now say much of those activities are centered around their jewelry making hobby.
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Artist finds inspiration in ranching roots

By Kay Braddock 

       When 27-year-old David Graham looks at one of his oil paintings, he sees more than the image portrayed. From the depicted badlands used as a backdrop to the yucca plants gracing the foreground, Graham envisions the original locations and experiences that inspired each layer of his completed work.

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Annual fun fly draws area radio control airplane hobbyists

By Kay Braddock

       About eight years ago, Ralph Poffenberger decided to make a stop in Terry before traveling on through the cut-across on state highway 253. The Prairie Unique sign had piqued his interest on previous travels along the highway, as he headed towards Wolf Point. 

This time, though, he decided to stop.
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Haughian family shares history of family ranch

By Tracey Laqua
 
As part of the Montana Stockgrowers' 125th Anniversary Celebration in Miles City this summer, representatives of ranches more than a century old will be gathering to celebrate and be recognized for their staying power.
    One well-known local ranch will be included and one of its sons, Terry Haughian, is helping to plan the Stockgrowers' anniversary event.
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Pictured from left Quinn, Patrick, the late Dan and Terry Haughian as they take a ride on the Haughian ranch located in Custer and Prairie counties.

Media’s legislative coverage requires two-step maneuvering

 By Kay Braddock

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Vying to be heard – lobbyists’ position in Montana politics

  Between committee hearings, floor sessions and hallway conversations inside the Capitol building, there’s little doubt an extensive amount of talking goes on among those directly involved in the 2009 Montana Legislature – and it’s not all hot air. Just what do those discussion lead to and who are the participating players?  What is their role in determining which bills die and which materialize into new laws effecting citizens statewide?  

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Vine ripened tomatoes in January... Local greenhouse displays novel winter produce

By Kay Braddock 

      With sub-zero temperatures and snow-covered gardens, January is not your typical Eastern Montana harvest season. But local greenhouse aficionado Clinton Mittlieder may just be in the process of altering that defined notion.

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