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Articles from the January 11, 2017 edition

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Fund Set Up To Assist Garcia Family

Evelynn Garcia passed away Jan. 3 as a result of injuries sustained in a Dec. 31 incident on Highway 42 near the Northern Border Pipeline office, east of Glasgow. A fund has been set up at Fort Peck Federal Credit Union, 631 1st Ave N. Glasgow, to... Full story


Keeping an Eye Out for Hypothermia, Frostbite

The Glasgow Police Department asks everyone to be mindful of our winter weather. Hypothermia and frostbite are serious risks for anyone spending time outside this season. There are a number of risk factors to developing hypothermia. Those at the... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    January 11, 2017

Moose Spotted At Duane Mattfeldt's

Two moose were recently spotted at Duane Mattfeldt's place, east of town, located near the Milk River Bridge on MT Hwy. 24. The moose originally appeared north of the railroad tracks near the Valley V... Full story


GHS Graduate Honored by Obama

President Obama honored GHS graduate Blake Wiedenheft on Jan. 9, along with other scientists and researchers. The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) is the highest... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    January 11, 2017

County Brief; Keystone Pipeline Chatter

Last week, county commissioners spoke with Robert Latimer of Omaha, Neb., about the Keystone Pipeline and the possibility of the project continuing. While they remain optimistically cautious, they discussed how the pipeline is projected to proceed sh... Full story

 By Rene Clampitt    News    January 11, 2017

Addresses Sought, Countywide

In order to comply with the state mandated E-911, it is necessary for residents and businesses to be using the assigned 911 addresses. In 2014, preliminary notice address letters were mailed. In September of 2015, final notice of addresses were... Full story


Special Election Looms, Quist Seeks Dem Nomination

Following Montana U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke's decision to accept his appointment to Secretary of the Interior, Montanans have started throwing their hats in the ring to fill the Big Sky's sole... Full story


Antique Verbiage

Do you remember when everything old was referred to as “Antique?” This term covered most anything that might be older than you were. As with most things in our lives, terminology has also changed and the terms older people use do not necessarily...


Bits & Pieces

Last week, our family, with the exception of one daughter and her sons, went out for supper to celebrate our oldest son and his wife’s birthdays. Everyone was having a good time visiting. When the waitress began bringing the pizzas that had been...


Supreme Court Balance

The United State Supreme Court was established in 1789 by Article III of the Constitution. Originally there were 6 justices. In the 19th century, Congress adjusted this number down to five, up to seven, and then ten. In 1869, it was set at nine. In...


A New Word in Farming: 'Autonomous'

The word autonomous used to be attached mostly to governments. According to my Funk and Wagnalls it means “ acting independently or having the ability to do so.” “Robotics” comes to mind as well. Something that doesn’t need continual... Full story


Observing Martin Luther King Day

This coming Monday is a federal holiday, and much like most of the others, it seems that the only exciting thing about it is that some government employees get the day off. In reality, and much like many of the other holidays, we are celebrating a...


Evelynn Matilda Garcia

Evelynn Matilda Garcia, 31, left our world far too soon on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. There will be a memorial service at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Evangelical Church in Glasgow. She was born... Full story


Esther Sorenson

Esther (Niehoff) Sorenson, 100, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at Valley View Home in Glasgow. A rosary will be recited Friday, Jan. 13, at 6 p.m. at St. Raphael's Catholic Churc... Full story


Edna Lou Reddick Gutz

Edna Lou Reddick Gutz, 67, passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, at her home in Shelton, Wash. She was born July 10, 1949, to Robert and Nina Reddick in Glasgow. Cremation has taken place. A celebration... Full story


Pattie Marcia Prewett

Pattie Marcia (Egeland) Prewett passed away at the age of 89 on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, at the Central Montana Medical Center in Lewistown, Mont., due to complications from influenza and pneumonia. The... Full story


Scottie Girls Fall to Scobey, Tame Wild Cats

The Glasgow Scottie boys and girls basketball teams faced Scobey on Jan. 5 and Harlem on Jan. 7. The Spartans got the best of the Scotties in both games, while Glasgow defeated Harlem in both games.... Full story


Scottie Boys Also Fall to Scobey, Tame Wild Cats

The Glasgow Scottie boys and girls basketball teams faced Scobey on Jan. 5 and Harlem on Jan. 7. The Spartans got the best of the Scotties in both games, while Glasgow defeated Harlem in both games. S... Full story


Scottie Grapplers Battle Tough Opponents in Bismarck

After going 11-4 in Poplar Jan. 3, the Scottie grapplers competed in the Bismarck Rotary Tournament Jan. 6 and 7. It was Glasgow's first showing at the two-day tournament, which provided the Scotties... Full story


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum will be closed during the month of January. WEDNESDAY – JAN. 11 6-7:30 p.m. - Alternative Energy Resources Organization (AERO) is hosting a roundtable meeting to discuss local foods and sustainable living at the... Full story


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