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Malta Soldier Returns from Basic with Honors

Malta native and resident Specialist (SPC) Kori Kindle recently returned from her five-month basic and advanced individual training for the Montana Army National Guard, where she was recognized as...

Driving into Glasgow

Emerson Drive lead singer Brad Mates spoke to the Courier in anticipation of the Canadian band's appearance with JT Hodges at the 2016 Northeast Montana Fair on July 29. “I've never been to Glasgow,” Mates explained via phone from the road,...

Local Stock Hands Join Wagon Train to Pryor

Mary Abrahmson, stock hand at the Glasgow Stockyards and resident of Wolf Point, set out this past weekend on an old fashioned wagon train. Abrahamson accompanied by friends Hannah Ferguson and Troy...

Fire Drill Suspended for Actual Fire in St. Marie

Originally, the plan was to meet with the guys from the St. Marie Fire Department on the afternoon of July 24. I was going to watch them drill and shoot the breeze about a few of them getting their...

Semantics Matters

Since the estimable Sandy Laumeyer and Pastor John Collins have expressed eloquent viewpoints on the subject of various lives mattering this week, I thought I’d wade in to clarify some of the language involved and discuss the basic semantics...

Every Single Person

Lately I’ve been seeing and hearing articles about lives that matter - police lives, black lives, road workers’ lives, medical responder lives - even a picture of a small girl with “My Life Matters” written on her hand. Why does it suddenly...

Midwifery & Chocolates

Walking into our tiny living room before Christmas had become an annual event for this older couple. They always had a gift in hand, which they presented to Mama, and then they relaxed to chat awhile. The pleasant-looking pair were no strangers to...

Slop The Hogs

Last week my memories concerned the marketing of pigs, at least to some extent. Do you remember when almost all farmers and ranchers had a small bunch of pigs on their places? Most rural housewives had a slop pail sitting somewhere near the kitchen...

The Urination Syndrome

Here’s the plan. I want every one of the 3.14159265 true conservative males over the age of 18, staunch supporter of HRC and who actually reads this nonsense column to take out your wallet and extract 25 percent of its wealth. Now go directly to...

Benjamin Arthur Laws III

Benjamin Arthur Laws III of Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully at 11:11 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015, following a courageous 11-month battle with brain cancer. He was 44 years old. He was born in ...

Melvin William Sorenson

Melvin William Sorensen, 74, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. He was born at home on July 26, 1941, in Hinsdale, Mont., to Hans and Grace Sorensen. He attended school in Hinsdale. He joined...

Fred Kindle

Fred Kindle, 81, passed away peacefully the morning of Tuesday, July 19, 2016, of natural causes at the Hi-Line Retirement Center. He was born July 8, 1935, at their homestead south of Saco, Mont.,...

Reds' Season Comes to an End at District Tournament

It was a tough "building" year for the 2016 Reds', and their season came to a disappointing end at the district tournament in Billings after just two games. The first game for the Reds was held...

Thunder Lands in "B" Division for State Meet

The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team finished their eighth weekend of competition July 23 and 24 in Malta, where the divisional swim meet was held. With 370 swimmers from ten veteran teams, the competition...