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Glasgow Reds Take Terry Jablonski Tournament Title

Accidental Shooting Claims St. Marie Youth

An accident with a firearm claimed the life of 4-year-old Summer Miller of St. Marie on the morning of June 27 around 10 a.m., according to Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier. The fatality was instantaneous. Miller was alone with her mother, Matilda...

Smoky Weather Explained

Smoky Air moved into Northeast Montana Monday Evening We’ve had a lot of calls about the smoke. Here are some updates on the source and movement of the air, and potential health concerns: The fire source region is in the boreal forest of northern...

Wandering Along Wall Street

It was a warm one at Kiwanis Park for the CHS barbeque June 27. Strolling into the gathering at the invitation of the Honrud family (Opheim), I made the acquaintance of Lyle Wall. Head of a fifth...

3,800 Miles, 50 Days, 8 Bikes: All for Veterans

On June 28, eight weary bicyclists pedaled their way into Glasgow. The students, from St. Paul's School (SPS) in Concord, NH, are biking across the northern US and parts of Canada to raise money and...

Editor's Notes

This week, I'm happy to include a letter from one of our staff on the subject of gay marriage. I should say a thing or two about that. Firstly, we welcome letters from anyone who wants to have their voice added to the broader discussion on...

Thankful on Fourth of July

To our community: I’m seeing a lot of posts (Facebook) about gay marriage. Lots of words being used like abomination, sinners, Christians, opinions, morality, etc. (I’m no expert, but I’m thinking a lot of those words were used during the...

Financial Literacy for Youth

Youth today face many challenges in terms of financial management, decision making and the use of credit, which may either lead them to or prevent them from, achieving financial success. Student loan debt, estimated at over $1 trillion is just one...

Bits and Pieces

Once again it seems time for a bits and pieces column. A couple of weeks ago, I decided to dye my hair. No particular reason for it other than I thought it would be fun to do. Because my hair was completely white, the light golden brown dye I chose...

Fireworks, Rodeo and Baseball

The Fourth of July will soon be here. Do you remember how you used to celebrate this holiday? You may even remember when it wasn’t a three-day holiday. My thoughts turn to fireworks. Remember when fireworks were done on an island in Fort Peck...

Rose Friesen

Rose Marie (Unger) Friesen, 88, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Faith Lutheran Home in Wolf Point, Mont. She was born Aug. 23, 1926, in Endicott, Neb. She was less than a year old when ...

Elmer E. "Red" Whitten

Elmer E. "Red" Whitten of Nashua, Mont., 57, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015. He was born to parents Elmer and Mary Whitten on Aug. 26, 1957, in Canyon, Texas. He was the oldest of three boys and ...

Glasgow Reds Take Terry Jablonski Tournament Title

The Glasgow Reds returned home from Dickinson, ND, site of the weekend's Terry Jablonski Tournament, with a quartet of victories to their name and a trophy to show for their efforts; Saturday's 15-5...

Glasgow Rodeo Committee Hosts Annual Twist of Lime Team Roping

The heat of Saturday's noontime sun at Glasgow's Cherry Creek Roping Arena was tempered by a wavering summer breeze, chasing from the conscious mind any stray musings of one's ability to fry an egg...

Fireworks Safety Reminders

From DNRC The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) and firefighters across Montana want to help you celebrate Independence Day with wildfire safety in mind. As we draw near the Fourth of July, many of us celebrate with...

Thunder Struggle in the Heat at Glendive

Three hundred and two miles, 91 degrees, 47 events, 26 swimmers, two days. That all adds up to fourth place and two high point winners for the Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder. The fourth swim meet of the...

Longest Dam Race Backed by the Powerhouses

The 21st Annual Longest Dam Race held on Saturday, June 20 sent off record-breaking 443 participants from 12 states running/walking/biking in five events. If you missed the camaraderie last...

TV Review: True Detective

Don’t trust reviewers. That’s the conclusion I reached, but always really knew, after making the mistake of reading a few articles about the second season of HBO’s True Detective, which made its debut on Sunday, June 21. Devising a new story...

New Movie Review:

Is it possible that Americans, or at least American movie reviewers, don't actually watch movies? Could it be that they only listen to them? That's the complaint that movie historian Andrew Sarris...

Classifieds

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Green Spaces in Rural Places

How does it grow, my garden? Certainly not with silver bells, nor cockleshells, which are actually a type of mollusk not found up here on the prairies of Northeastern Montana. I might speak sometime ...

 
 
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