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Fire cleanup work earns Stockgrowers state honors


October 16, 2017

Havre Daily News/Floyd Brandt

Montana State University-Northern sophomore Cordell Murray, left, a member of Nothern Collegiate Stockgrowers, shakes hands with Northern Chancellor Greg Kegel during halftime in Nothern's football game as Stockgrower Wade Schneider, a freshman, looks on. The two Collegiate Stockgrowers accepted for their group the Volunteers of the Game Award bestowed Saturday by The Governor's Office of Community Service and Montana Campus Compact for its volunteer work helping ranchers who were victims of the East Fork Fire in the Bear Paw Mountains in August and September and the Lodgepole Complex Fire in Petroleum and Garfield counties in July.

Staff and wire report

Members of the Montana State University-Northern Collegiate Stockgrowers were honored by the state during Saturday's football game for their work during two major fires in Montana.

Northern Chancellor Greg Kegel met with Stockgrowers members Cordell Murray, a sophomore, and Wade Schneider, a freshman during halftime of the Lights football game against the Rocky Mountain College Battlin' Bears to recognize them for the honor, with Murray and Schneider accepting the honor for the many members of the club who helped during and after fires this years.

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