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In With The New

A crowd large enough to fill a court room showed up on New Year's Eve to welcome the newcomers and to say goodbye to those going out of Valley County Office. David Pippin stepped down as County... Full story

 

2014: The Year That Was In Local News

January • Has Glasgow really been sucked into some vortex that's dropped the temperatures below zero? The easy answer is no. Tanja Fransen, warning coordination meteorologist at National Weather...

 

Legislature, Snowstorm Arrive In Helena

HELENA -- Some lucky legislators made their way to Helena before the snowstorm hit last weekend. The 64th Montana Legislature opened for session on Monday, Jan. 5. Most senators and representatives co...

 

Ag Speakers On Their Way To Glasgow

Trying to peg down how the upcoming year for the ag industry will go is not an easy task. Some predictions will never be fully made, such as weather disasters or an outbreak of disease that will take a toll on crops and livestock. Knowing some...

 

Arctic Push Brings Snow And Bitter Cold

The New Year came with a lot of snow and cold temperatures. The National Weather Service in Glasgow reported that 6.7 inches of snow fell on Monday, Jan. 5. On top of the snowfall from Friday and Saturday, the snowfall added up to over 11 inches in t...

 

Little Jimmy Dickens

The music world has lost a true legend with the passing of Little Jimmy Dickens. No one promoted the Grand Ole Opry and country music any more than the diminutive Dickens. During the early 1960s, the KRNT Theatre in Des Moines, Iowa, hosted a... Full story

 

He's A Magic Man

How many of you remember Howell and Ellen Davies? When I first became acquainted with them, they lived in the North Country and worked for the Ruffcorn Ranch. I remember the first time I was at their home – you got your drink of water from a...

 

Illegal Immigrants With Legal Driver's Licenses

Does anyone see the hypocrisy in that headline? Is it oxymoronically incorrect? Wouldn't that be sorta like giving a convicted burglar a set of burglar tools upon his release from the joint? Or an arsonist a box of matches? Or how about issuing a...

 

Esther Elsie Enkerud

Esther Elsie (Wagner) Enkerud, 83, passed away from natural causes on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at the Hi-Line Retirement Center in Malta, Mont. She was born at home in Brockway, Mont., on Oct. 27, 1931,...

 

Mary Ernestine Anderson

Mary Ernestine (Vandall) Anderson, (Wa WoGiya Wiya), was born Dec. 31, 1934, to Edwin and Ernestine Vandall in Wolf Point, Mont. The children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews...

 

Patricia Elizabeth Gregory

Patricia Elizabeth (Tisdale) Gregory, 94, died on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in St. John’s Lutheran Home in Billings, Mont. She was born Oct. 9, 1920, in Grand Forks, N.D., to Dr. Harry and Jesse Tisdale, of Scots/Irish and Shetland Islander descent....

 

Vernon Anderson

Vernon Anderson, 71, of Glasgow, Mont., died of cancer in Billings on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. There will be a memorial service Friday, Jan. 9, at 1 p.m., at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, followed by a reception at the Oasis. He was born Jan. 18, 1943, in...

 

Kiyoe Louise (Kotaki) Mapps

Kiyoe Louise (Kotaki) Mapps, 80, of Crawfordsville, Ind., died peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, in hospice care while surrounded by loving family. A private burial will be held in Montana with interment in the Highland Cemetery in Glasgow. She...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    January 7, 2015

Wrestling Scotties Celebrate Senior Night, Win 54-21

The New Year feels good for the wrestling Scotties. Last week the team placed eighth in the state Class B/C power rankings with five wrestlers cracking the top 10 in their weight class – and last night they wrestled like they belong there. Glasgow... Full story

 
 By Greg Liebelt    Sports    January 7, 2015

Scottie Football Team Left Lasting Impression

The 2014 football season for the Glasgow Scotties was memorable and made a lasting impression on many both in and outside the community even though the team may have fallen short of the goals and expe... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    January 7, 2015

District Competition About To Heat Up

The question right about now for the Glasgow Scotties basketball teams is if they are 2B or not 2B. More answers start coming this weekend. The first of two four-game stretches against District 2B...

 

Squirts Improve To 9-1 On Season

The Ice Dawgs Squirts played in a four-game festival last weekend in Havre. Facing Kalispell and remembering their loss to the same team last year at State, the Dawgs came out strong and fast in the f... Full story

 
 By Marc Kloker    Sports    January 7, 2015

Hunter Numbers, Big-Game Harvest Down For Season

The final results are in at Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Havre check station for the 2014 hunting season. Overall, hunter numbers and big-game harvest were down. “In general, big game harvest was slower this year,” said Havre-area wildlife biol...

 

For Your Information, Kloker Now At FWP Glasgow Office

Marc Kloker has been appointed as the Region 6 information and education program manager for Montana of Fish, Wildlife & Parks. He will be based out of Glasgow, and replaces Ron Selden, who...

 

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