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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 16, 2014 

Coming Up Roses

Flowers almost always bring a smile. We share flowers at times of celebration, times of sympathy and sometime just to show we care. Now the business that has been in Glasgow since 2005, providing... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 16, 2014 

Waste Not? Or Want Not?

It's a big number, maybe a tough one to swallow. The number is an estimated $7,566,100. That is what Morrison-Mairle Inc. proposed for all the improvements at the water treatment plant (WTP) in...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 16, 2014 

Big Issue: Should NorthWestern Energy Buy Dams?

Last week the audience was very small at a public service commission meeting held in Glasgow. Representatives from NorthWestern Energy, the Public Service Commission (PSC) and legal counsel showed up to talk with the audience about some current...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 16, 2014 

Glasgow's Physicist: Cami Starr Collins

Some of the credit could go to the hard work and dedication of one Glasgowite. Those who remember her years in the local schools seem to remember a student who was extremely gifted and talented, and p...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 9, 2014

Outta Here: The Wankel T. Rex

It was a slow and tedious process as the newly found Tyrannosaurus rex was pulled from the ground around 25 years ago. The skeleton was discovered near the Fort Peck Reservoir by Kathy Wankel, of... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 9, 2014

Veterans Memorial Becoming A Reality

The goal of honoring local veterans is becoming a reality. As Memorial Day creeps closer on the calendar, the Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial Park in Fort Peck is nearing its financial goals. Steven Page, part of the Northeastern Montana Veteran...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 9, 2014

Glasgow Airport: Ready For Takeoff?

An airport can be an economic hub for small communities, often bringing in extra business and employment. With that backdrop, the Glasgow airport saw a change in management at the end of last year along with the welcome of Cape Air. With changes...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 9, 2014

Battleground Montana

With the changing of voter district lines, some legislative positions have shifted and some office holders have stepped down to take other positions appointed to them. It's an active campaigning seaso...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    April 9, 2014

The Trouble With Substances

What’s your drug of choice? It's a saying that some of us might not really put a lot of thought into. When I think about all the different vices we all have, from chocolate to fishing, there’s plenty of ways to blow off steam and deal with... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 2, 2014

Meth's Hold: Trying To Escape It

This is the sixth and final part of a series of articles focusing on educating the community about drug use in Valley County. "It's the devil's drug, I really believe that," Misty Raup said. It was a... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 2, 2014

Battles Set For School Elections

As the school year is coming closer to a close, schools are getting ready for their upcoming elections. School elections will be held on Tuesday, May 6. Nashua has two Board of Trustees positions on the ballot. Incumbents Joe Laumeyer and Ryan...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 2, 2014

Accidental Shooting Rattles Neighborhood

Law enforcement responded in full force on Saturday, March 29, when a caller reported a bullet coming through a Glasgow area living room wall and lodging into the wall across the room. Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier said the Sheriff’s Office...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    April 2, 2014

Change And Growth On The Way?

Last week close to two dozen individuals showed up to see what speaker Karn Vanni, from BEST (Building Economic Strength Together) and RDI (Rural Dynamics, Inc.), had to say about rural economics. Attendees ranged from individuals looking to improve...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 26, 2014

Ground Broken For The New Irle

A large crowd gathered in the cold wind around a mound of dirt at Irle School on Monday, March 24. Students, teachers and school board members shivered in the cold, along with Montana School... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 26, 2014

Drugs: Citizens Can Take A Stand

This is Part 5 of a series of articles focusing on educating the community about drug use in Valley County. An African proverb states that it takes a village to raise a child. More than just the paren... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 26, 2014

Nashua Goes To 4-Day School Week Next Year

It was a well researched decision for the Nashua School Board. While controversial to some of the parents and families involved, the final vote for a four-day school week came in on Tuesday, March 18. The school board approved the schedule to begin...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 26, 2014

Plans Progress For Mobile Home Park In Glasgow

The housing crunch has been felt in Glasgow over the past few years. With the city growing slowly but steadily, a need for more housing will continue. Recently, the Glasgow Planning Board approved a conditional use permit for an additional mobile...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 26, 2014

City, County Clash Over Meter

While the building of the Valley County jail was finished three years ago, some kinks are still being cleared up. The county commissioners were surprised at one point by the water/sewer rates and were looking for a way to lower the bill. But what end...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 19, 2014

Scams On The Rise Across Area

It sounds like a dream. You pick up the phone and someone informs you that you just won the lottery. While many are savvy to the current scams, there are still people out there who end up giving out financial information and find their finances have...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 19, 2014

Interior Secretary, Tester Visit Water Plant

Bringing water to rural areas is a task that can be challenging. The Assiniboine and Sioux Rural Water Supply System (ASRWSS) is a state of the art water treatment facility that isn't going to just...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 19, 2014

Intriguing Races, Issues Fill June Primary Ballot

The deadline to file for the upcoming election has now passed. With candidates set, the race is on to campaign. Valley County Clerk Lynne Nyquist explained that the high number of candidates was enough to call for a primary on June 3. A few last minu...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    March 19, 2014

What's In A Name? State Powers Trump Fed Powers

Naming your children is a process that sometimes takes months to decide. Names are passed on for generations, or they are chosen for their particular meaning and once in a while are used due to popularity. For Terrance Lee Brauner, his Christian... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 12, 2014

The Children Left Behind

This is Part 4 of a series of articles focusing on educating the community about drug use in Valley County. Sometimes the smallest voices are forgotten. Unfortunately drugs can take not only your... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 12, 2014

Water System Gets Close Look

While several residents have been concerned with what’s next in the water system and how it will affect rates, none showed up to the first public meeting on the Glasgow Water Treatment Plant (WTP) in regards to the preliminary engineering report...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 12, 2014

For Safety's Sake, Some Rural Addresses Being Changed

The inevitable happens. Someone breaks a leg, suffers a heart attack or faces other serious medical emergencies. When an emergency happens, emergency medical services (EMS) respond to the scene in hopes to save a life. Minutes can make a difference.... Full story

 

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