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Articles from the January 29, 2014 edition

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Moving Levee A Possibility

With the deadline for levee plans looming in the next five months, the Glasgow levee committee that was set up in December has been working to take action and set plans in order to prevent...

 

Three Years Later, Jail Gets A New Cooler

The three-year anniversary to the construction of the new jail is coming up in March. The project took months to finish and cost thousands of dollars. Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier explained that...

 

Children's Museum: It's Growing Up

Romie Zumbuhl, age 4, spent time at looking at discovery tubes. She climbed into a tree house and observed a turtle in an aquarium. She spent much of her time exploring other worlds, a post office, a...

 

3 Confirmed Whooping Cough Cases In County

Valley County has had three confirmed cases of pertussis case (whooping cough) since Jan. 1. These cases make clear the importance of up to date vaccinations to decrease the spread of pertussis. The Valley County Health Department is working with...

 

Lindeen Visiting Next Week To Talk Obamacare

Montana Insurance Commissioner Monica J. Lindeen is launching an outreach tour to explain Obamacare to Montanans and answer their questions. And she’s bringing to to Glasgow. The presentation, which Lindeen will make in Glasgow, is being hosted...

 

'Area D' Getting Dry Prairie Water Soon

Neighbors and residents near Bentonite Road noticed when the trucks started working again in the last few weeks after the deep cold caused a break for Macon Construction of Wolf Point. The trucks started digging with the backhoe as the deep freeze...

 

Another Big Loss May End Opheim

I guess it is inevitable that we are going to lose our small town of Opheim in the near future.  I was born in Opheim and have lived here most of my life and I am not in favor of losing what we have. As our school grew smaller, due to people moving...

 

Little Sisters

I’m the only, and oldest, male sibling in a family that consists of one full sister and four half-sisters, which poses the question right off: Do four halves make two full? They are, in order of birth, my sister the teacher, my sister the bookkeepe...

 

Getting Through High School Without Google

Last week I saw a picture of high school students sitting at desks and using manual typewriters. The caption on the picture was “Respect your parents. They made it through high school without Google and Wikipedia.” As I looked at the picture, I...

 

Living That Healthy Life During Our Ice Age

Those couple of windy springlike days that we had made our creek run and spread a lot of water over the hay meadow, which is now a sheet of ice. Made me think of all of the impromptu ice skating parties we had. Do you remember 4-H groups or just...

 

Start A Propane Firestorm

The past few days I have been besieged by phone calls on the price increase of propane. This past weekend this  increase has been on the national news as well. There are many reasons for this terrible price hike and I am sure you have heard...

 

Sylvia Legare

Sylvia Legare, 79, died peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, with her children by her side at the Bethany Nursing Home located in Lakewood, Colo. A memorial service will be held later in the spring...

 

L.R. 'Smitty' Smith Jr.

L.R. "Smitty" Smith Jr. died on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings, Mont. from pneumonia complications. He was born on Jan. 15, 1947, in Charlotte, N.C., the son of Lemuel...

 

Bernice Marie Stohl

Bernice Marie (Collins) Stohl, 94, died of natural causes on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at her home in Glasgow, Mont. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 1, at 11 a.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Ch...

 

Wrestling Shines Bright In Harlem

Glasgow wrestling is hitting their stride at the perfect time in the season. The Scotties took fifth place overall in the Harlem tournament this past weekend and saw five of their wrestlers place in...

 

Home Cooking

It feels so good to be back home. After a two-game stretch which were also the first two losses on the board for the Glasgow boys basketball team this season, the Scotties returned to familiar...

 

Battling Through Mid-Season Troubles

The Glasgow girls basketball season isn't going the way any had hoped, but the Scotties tenacity and relentless continues to shine on the court. The Scotties were dealt another blow in their latest...

 

Glasgow Brings Home the Hardware

The Glasgow High School Speech & Drama Team competed at the Eastern Class B-C Divisional Meet in Shepherd on Saturday. The Scotties came home with second place trophy in Drama and third place...

 

Super Bowl: Exciting For Any NFL Fan

The stage is set and the biggest game of the NFL season is finally upon us. The fan bases of the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks have been celebrating like no other since their teams clinched spots in Super Bowl XLVIII on Jan. 19. They...

 

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