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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 29, 2014 

Human Trafficking & Why It's Here: An Introduction

While the Bakken is close by, residents along the Hi-Line might not want to admit or recognize that a growing problem is only a few hundred miles away along our main corridor. Human trafficking has been widely reported around the nation in the last... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 29, 2014 

Did You Hear Something Go Bump In The Night?

Montana is full of rich history, the stuff that movies are made of. That rich history includes cowboys and Indians, vast cattle and horse ranches and citizens flooding to try and tame the wild land...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 29, 2014 

The French Honor Local Veterans

An emotional response could be spotted by family, friends and veterans during a short ceremony where three local heroes received one of the highest and most known awards given in France. The local...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 29, 2014 

3% Raises For City Workers

Negotiations were completed and Glasgow City council members have agreed to give both union and non-union employees a raise this year. Mayor Becky Erickson commented that there hasn't been a raise for employees in several years. The raise adds up to...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 29, 2014 

Survey Sheds Light On Housing Issues

Great Northern Development Corporation (GNDC) met with a few Glasgow city officials recently to reveal the results and comments from the housing survey that went out. Glasgow beat the usual return of surveys, which is usually around 20 percent, with...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 29, 2014 

100 Years Ago: Montana Women Gained Right To Vote

Voters will head to the polls next week. All races and all genders will take their right to vote for the politicians who will hopefully stand up for their beliefs. This year it is a special year, a year that marks when Montana women gained the right...

 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    October 29, 2014 

That Halloween Smell

Halloween – a time for costumes, ghosts, goblins and monsters. It's always so fun to see the children dressed up as their favorite character. For me, Halloween brings back the smell of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies and the Friday night... Full story

 By Lu Nelsen    Opinion    October 29, 2014 

Rural In The Digital Age

The internet is such a powerful tool in modern life, it’s hard for a lot of people to imagine going through their daily routine without using it in some capacity. But for some people in rural communities, accessing the internet isn’t as easy as...

 By Josh Gundermann    Opinion    October 29, 2014 

I Apologize to the Glentana Community

Dear Editor: I've been raised here in Valley County for the most part of my life and I have always been drawn back to this part of the country. I have made a family here. I would like to think of myself as an honorable man, as has been taught to me...

 By David L. Pippin    Opinion    October 29, 2014 

Pippin: All I Ask Is that People Verify The Facts

Dear Valley County Voters: There has been a great deal of articles with ambiguous information and questions regarding a variety of issues that relate to budgets and the administration of Valley County. These statements could be misconstrued and lead...

 By Ron Garwood    Opinion    October 29, 2014 

Stop The Introduction Of Free-Roaming Bison In Valley County

Dear Editor, We as concerned citizens need to vote for ordinance 32014-1 to help stop the introduction of free roaming bison in Valley County. We feel that bison not fenced in could cause safety concerns to our residents, resources and our private...

 Obituaries    October 29, 2014 

Timothy Mark Allen

Timothy Mark Allen, "Big Uncle Tim," 58, died at his home in Saco on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Memorial services will be at a later date. Cremation has taken place. He was born Oct. 14, 1956, in Yakima...

 Obituaries    October 29, 2014 

Rose Gay

Rose (Beauchman) Gay, 82, died from natural causes at her home in Glasgow, Mont., on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 31, at 11 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in...

 Obituaries    October 29, 2014 

Janis Carol McInerney

Janis Carol (Koski) McInerney, 65, passed away peacefully while receiving treatment for lung cancer in Billings, Mont., on Oct. 9, 2014. She was born on Oct. 17, 1948, in Glasgow, the fourth of four...

 Obituaries    October 29, 2014 

Rachel Irene Crossan

Rachel Irene (Manning) Crossan, 97, formerly of Glasgow and recently of Great Falls, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, of natural causes. She was born in Illinois to Zina and Edith Manning. She...

 Obituaries    October 29, 2014 

Brent Magill

Brent Magill, 80, died of natural causes on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 1, at 2 p.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Nashua, followed by interment... Full story

 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 29, 2014 

Districts Next For No. 3 GHS

A nine-day break ends and the postseason begins Thursday for the Scotties at the MHSA District 2B Volleyball Tournament at Plentywood. Glasgow, which last played Oct. 21 in a three-game victory at... Full story

 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 29, 2014 

Glasgow XC: Girls 4th, Boys 9th At State

Glasgow XC fell short of its team goals at State last Saturday in Helena, but they returned home with some individual accomplishments to celebrate and build upon. Seniors Josie Braaten and Amanda Wolff turned in All-State times for the girls,...

 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 29, 2014 

Postseason Gold Rush Begins

Montana's top-ranked Class B football Scotties are sitting at 9 and 0 with four to go in their pursuit of the championship. The Big Dawgs, No. 1 in the statewide MaxPreps standings, begin their post...

 Sports    October 29, 2014 

Try Hockey For Free At Valley Event Center

HiLine Youth Hockey invites boys and girls to Valley Event Center on Saturday, Nov. 8, for a “Try Hockey For Free” clinic as part of Come Play Hockey Month. From 4-6 p.m. children ages 4 to 10 are encouraged to experience ice hockey for the...

 By Lori Ryan    Sports    October 29, 2014 

Highway Cautionary Zones Planned for Antelope

The Montana Department of Transportation proposes antelope signing for a number of segments of U.S. 2 and U.S. 191 in Valley and Phillips counties. Proposed work includes developing wildlife cautionary zones for wintering pronghorn antelope. This...

 Classifieds & Real Estate    October 29, 2014 


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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 22, 2014

What To Do With HWY 2?

"I don't want to borrow on the highway future," Director of Montana Department of Transportation Mike Tooley said at a meeting that took place at the Cottonwood Inn in Glasgow on Friday. Tooley came... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 22, 2014

The Sex Sting: Why?

He's described as a good student, quiet, respectful and polite. But a 2007 Glasgow graduate found himself in handcuffs on Friday, Oct. 10, as agents with the Montana Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) arrested Steven...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 22, 2014

Meier-Horn Campaign Complaints Continue

With campaign season coming close to an end, a flurry of ads are being placed by candidates and their supporters. Some ads brought about a complaint filed Oct. 15 against the Valley County Sheriff Deputies by Donna Dascher and Joe Horn. The...


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