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 By Lih-An Yang    News    September 30, 2015 

The Candidates Are In

Glasgow High School has announced the 2015 homecoming royalty. The candidates are: Tavia Fairclough, Abigail Kolstad and Alexandrea Simensen for queen, and Ethan Etchart, Logan Gunderson and Trevor...

 Classifieds & Real Estate    September 30, 2015 


Classifieds from the week of Sept. 30, 2015...  PDF

 By Patrick Burr    News    September 30, 2015 

XL Pipeline Update

The projected annual tax influx is $12 million. The two, year-long construction camps would bestow short-term economic tidings on the county, buoying regional business and padding the local government’s coffers. The fiscal boon of the pipeline is...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    September 30, 2015 

Tucker Dees: A Friend in Need

It's been 12 years since Tucker Dees won his first fight against cancer. Now he's in the fight for round two. Dees was born in Glasgow in 1996 and was first diagnosed with cancer in 2003 at the age of...

 By Lih-An Yang    News    September 30, 2015 

BLM to Restrict Mine Claims for Sage Grouse

BLM has proposed to withdraw 983,156 acres of public land in Montana from “location and entry under the United States mining laws” to protect a key greater sage grouse conservation area. If approved by the Secretary of the Interior under the...

 By Patrick Burr    News    September 30, 2015 

Survivor's Bell Rings Out

It was quiet in the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital chemotherapy ward last Wednesday. Nurses smiled at passersby and they milled from room to room; patients checked in at the front desk, received by...

 By Lih-An Yang    News    September 30, 2015 

Dr. Mirich to Depart FMDH

Many residents of Valley County have seen a wave of opinions in forms of letters to the editor and on social media who are upset that Dr. Thomas M. Mirich III will be leaving Glasgow. Dr. Mirich is the full-time surgeon with the Orthopaedics and...

 News    September 30, 2015 

Rock On

Football mom Tanja Fransen painted "Rock On 2016" in tribute to Wayne Shipp and the seniors of the Scottie football team. Cheerleaders, cross country and volleyball parents also painted red, white... Full story

 By Tess Fahlgren    Opinion    September 30, 2015 

Manly Mustaches and Close-Mindedness

When I am at a community gathering, I like to admire the men around me. I am of the opinion that an adult man should be clean-shaven, wear a cowboy hat and Wranglers, and boast a belt buckle. Most of the men in this area meet these expectations very...

 By Kevin Goldberg    Opinion    September 30, 2015 

Making 'Sunshine Week' Every Week

The Tenth “Sunshine Week” ended about six months ago, on March 21. This annual celebration of open government was created by the American Society of News Editors with a grant from the John L. and James S. Knight Foundation. Now co-sponsored by...

 By Mary Honrud    Opinion    September 30, 2015 

A Return to Founding Values

Recently, my older sister posted this on social media: “So I just got an email from the RNC. Some chick in Florida wants me to donate so she can help return this country to the conservative values it was founded on. I don’t think she knows our...

 By Kathy Hadley    Opinion    September 30, 2015 

Ending the Raid on the Land Conservation Fund

In 1964, Congress enacted the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to set aside a portion of federal revenues from offshore oil and gas development to pay for parks, wildlife habitat, and other natural areas. In other words, the money the federal...

 Calendar    September 30, 2015 

Calendar of Upcoming Events In Our Area

MONDAYS SEPT. 14 – DEC. 7 7-8:15 p.m. - GriefShare weekly seminar and support group designed to help rebuild your life after the death of a loved one at the Glasgow Evangelical Church located at 152 Aberdeen St. THURSDAY – OCT. 1 Chamber Board... Full story

 Obituaries    September 30, 2015 

Wayne E. Shipp

Wayne E. Shipp, 53, loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend, went on wings of angels to be with our Lord, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He passed...

 Obituaries    September 30, 2015 

Edgar 'Eddie' Orval Garwood

Edgar "Eddie" Orval Garwood of Nashua, Mont., 94, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, of natural causes at his home on the family farm south of Nashua. Services will be held Friday, Oct. 2, at 11 a.m. at...

 Obituaries    September 30, 2015 

Evelyn Carol Watterud

Evelyn Carol Watterud, 98, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. She was born to Axel and Hilda (Dahl) Watterud on Aug. 29,...

 Obituaries    September 30, 2015 

Warren 'Nick' Gamas

Warren "Nick" Gamas of Glasgow, Mont., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, of natural causes. A celebration of life will be held at a later date to be announced. He was a longtime teacher and...

 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyles    September 30, 2015 

Green Spaces in Rural Places:

First, a correction: Last week my column had a glaring error. I'd stated that green beans can be sliced or chopped and frozen as-is for cooking later. It should have said "green peppers." Beans need t...

 Lifestyles    September 30, 2015 

A Whole Lot of Pumpkins

Nikolas Kulczyk loads up on gourds at this year's 2 Pups Pumpkin Patch east of Glasgow on Hwy 2. A scheduled second weekend (Oct. 3-4) at 2 Pups has been cancelled due to heavier than expected public... Full story

 By D.K. Holm    Arts & Entertainment    September 30, 2015 

Book Review: Author Brings Dashiell Hammett, Butte to Life

No one knows when detective fiction writer Dashiell Hammett first heard of Butte, Montana, but we know when the narrator of Red Harvest first heard of Personville, Butte's novelistic stand-in. In the...

 By D.K. Holm    Arts & Entertainment    September 30, 2015 

Film Shorts: Valley Cinemas, Streaming, the Worx, and Beyond

The new “fall” season of television is already a washout. On the four main networks, ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC, there is a deadening similarity to most of the shows, which fall into four categories: sitcoms about big families; sitcoms about loser...

 By Patrick Burr    Sports    September 30, 2015 

Running Scotties Settle for Second in Fort Peck

A soft September breeze whistled through Fort Peck as young men and women, bedecked in myriad, wild-colored singled, lined up across the Kiwanis Park grass. They crouched low, awaiting the starting...

 By Patrick Burr    Sports    September 30, 2015 

Football Undone in Fairfield

A winless Glasgow squad traveled west last Friday to meet the undefeated Eagles of Fairfield. Though they fought to annul the specious indicators which pointed to an impending defeat - comparative...

 By Lori Dailey    Sports    September 30, 2015 

Scotties Persevere at Dickinson Invitational

It was a weekend full of experiences and opportunities for the GHS volleyball team and while it doesn't seem all that successful on paper, the girls learned some valuable team lessons and also earned...

 By Virgil Vaupel    Sports    September 30, 2015 

Jada Sudbrack Leads Lady Mavs

Although fighting a bout with what she thought was stomach flu, North Country Mavericks sophomore Jada Sudbrack had a stellar game which started off with her hitting two KWAs, a normal point and a BWA in the first minute and a half of play. Yikes,...


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