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Gearing up for Yippee Days 2015

Friday Match Bronc Ride, Yippee Run, Corn Toss, Artist Quick Draw, Dance & More!

Yippee! It’s that time of year again - Terry’s annual Yippee Days celebration. Holding on to tradition, the day is set for the last Saturday in July, which falls on July 25 this year. The Chamber of Commerce has a lineup of events for young and old scheduled to fill the day.

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Prairie County celebrates 100 years with Fourth of July Celebration

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Meet your school board candidates...

Prairie County voters will choose between three candidates for two vacant Trustee positions on the   Terry School Board at the May 5 election. These Trustees will serve on the K-12 School District No. 5 Board of Trustees.

Polls will be open from 12:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Terry High School lobby. Absentee ballots may be obtained by written application to the District Clerk or by applying in person at the Clerk’s office prior to noon, on May 4, 2015.

The following interview questions were answered by the candidates.

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Prefestival concert set for April 14

Terry High School Music Students will be performing their solo and small ensemble pieces as well as their band and choir pieces at the Prefestival Concert in the Ray Frank Gymnasium on April 14th, 2015 at 7:30pm.  The choir students are performing Across the Sky by Vicki Tucker Courtney as a small women’s ensemble piece, and as a full choir they are performing Annabel Lee by Edna Lewis and Jon Mitri Habash.  The band will be performing The Liberty Bell arranged by Jay Bocook, and Canticum by James Curnow. The choir accompanied this year by Barb Rittal.

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Community members encouraged to attend 100 year planning meeting

The next planning meeting for the Prairie County 100 year celebration will take place on Tuesday, March 31, at 5 p.m. at the Prairie County Courthouse. All community members are encouraged to attend—this includes representatives from the  Chamber,  the Roping Club, 100 year ranches, churches, the school, Homemakers, PALS, Quilting Group, 4-H, School Organizations, etc. 

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Terry teachers recognized for their exceptional service and dedication

During the Montana Council for Exceptional Children (MCEC) Conference held in Bozeman, MT during February 4-6, 2015, regional winners from throughout the state were recognized in various categories at the CSPD luncheon on Thursday, February 6, 2015 at the Gran Tree Inn. Terry Public Schools had award recipients in two categories, and these individuals traveled to Bozeman to receive recognition for their dedication and service to our students and school district. 

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Sunday on-ice recovery operations

Oil recovery workers from Swat Consulting recover oil from the ice on the Yellowstone River near Glendive.  Workers recovered about 10 barrels of oily/water mixture Sunday, of which 50% is estimated to be oil.

A sonar survey of the Poplar Pipeline where it crosses the Yellowstone River near Glendive, MT shows that the pipeline is exposed on the river bed for approximately 50 feet near the site of the breach. At one point, the bottom of the river bed is about one foot (1 ft) below the pipeline.

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Pipeline Break Causes Oil Spill into frozen Yellowstone River near Glendive

A Bakken crude gathering system reported a pipeline leak near Glendive, Saturday, January 17th, leading to oil spilling into the Yellowstone River. An oil sheen has been noticed in the Yellowstone River approximately 15 miles from the spill site and was confirmed by Bill Salvin, spokes person from Bridger Pipeline.
The exact amount of the leak has not yet been determined but currently contractors are digging trenches on both sides of the Yellowstone River to install siphon valves in order to determine whether anymore crude oil is currently flowing through the pipeline.

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New business to feature local artists

If you’ve driven down the main drag in Terry recently you’ve probably noticed there is a new business in town across the street from the Bolin School – The Barbie Shop Fine Arts & Hair Studio.

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MSU Extension Winter Series to be held Jan. 15 in Terry

Series offers an agenda to satisfy the interests of both men and women

The Prairie County Extension Service will host its annual MSU Extension Winter Series on Thursday, January 15th.  The Winter Series offers an agenda to satisfy the interests of both men and women.  Winter Series is made possible by sponsors Prairie County Chamber of Commerce and Stockman Bank.

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Poll

Do you plan to sign up or watch the ATV/Lawn Tractor Pull & ATV/Motorcycle Rodeo at the Prairie County Fair?: