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Alcohol Sales Compliance Checks Planned

The Glasgow Police Department, Valley County Sherriff’s Office and the Valley County DUI Task Force are partnering together to conduct alcohol sales compliance checks. These checks will be conducted at establishments that sell and/or serve... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 1, 2017

Court Brief

Karla Nix, 57, of St. Marie, was arraigned in Valley County District Court on Jan. 30. Nix is currently incarcerated in the Valley County Detention Center on the charge of exploitation of an older person, a felony. If convicted, the charge carries a... Full story

 

Cash Prizes for Ice Derby

The 19th Annual Ice Fishing Derby is set to kick off on Saturday, Feb. 11. The Derby will be held at the Fishing Access Site-The Dredge Cuts Trout Pond located on Highway 117. Registration is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with fishing from 12 p.m. to 3... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 1, 2017

Elks Club Honors Smiley Johnson

Glasgow Elks Club held a retirement party for "Smiley" Johnson on Jan. 21. Johnson had managed the club for the past 11 years, during which time he turned the local chapter around by organizing... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 1, 2017

Gianforte Seeks Republican Nomination for U.S. House Seat

Recent gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte has confirmed that he will seek the Republican nomination for the upcoming special election to fill Montana’s sole U.S. House seat. This position is expected to be vacant due to Congressman Ryan... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 1, 2017

Nashua School Improves Sound System

After being let down at last year’s graduation by the gymnasium’s P.A. system, the community came together to raise the needed funds for an upgrade. The fault in the old system was that it was dreadfully underpowered, and the sound emitted from... Full story

 

Exemplary Representatives

Yesterday, our granddaughter assisted with the music for church by playing her clarinet. I always smile when I hear her play. It seems to add something special to the music. And it brings thoughts of the music of the people hundreds of years ago....

 

Finding the Florsheim

This morning, while gathering up things, I put away a Florsheim shoe horn. According to the advertising on this Florsheim shoe horn, Florsheim shoes were made for the “Man Who Cares.” I am going to guess that this item came from Friedl’s Men’...

 

Bringing Up Frisky: The Consequences of a 'Gift Cat'

My three preschoolers and I were waiting for the school bus. Parka-clad Steven maneuvered his way through the bus door, a paper bag held protectively in his arms. “Whatcha got, Steve?” “Is it something to eat?” Kids always thinking of food!...

 

Executive Orders, Refugees, and Us

President Trump recently signed an executive order barring citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States for the next 90 days, suspending the admission of all refugees for 120 days. America has received more refugees...

 

America is not a Country

So other than my usual “I digress” quote, I try to stay away from as many cliches as possible, but today I digress. America is not a land, not a border, and it is certainly not a government. America is a people. A people of multiple ethnic,...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – FEB. 1 3:30-5 p.m. - The Glasgow City/County Library’s Lego League Kids ages 6-12 are welcome! 5:30-6:45 p.m. - Adults Only Open Skate at the Valley Event Center. Cost is $2 to skate, $2 to rent skates and lessons are free.... Full story

 

Jean L. Watts

Jean L. Watts, 70, of Saint Marie, Mont., passed away in Miles City, Mont., on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Bell Mortuary is assisting the family and services will be held at a later date. She was born in... Full story

 

Lady Scotties Clinch Overtime Win Against Glendive

The Lady Scotties split two games last week, with an overtime win against the class A Dawson County Red Devils Jan. 26, and a conference loss to the Poplar Lady Indians on Jan. 28. For the second... Full story

 

Morris, Billingsley Represent GHS at State Speech and Drama

The Glasgow Speech and Drama team traveled to Havre Jan. 27 and 28 for the state meet, which was hosted by Chinook. At the meet, senior Maria Morris competed in Dramatic Oral Interpretation, and... Full story

 

Scottie Boys Split Games Against Glendive, Poplar

The Scottie boys lost one and won one on the road last week as they first traveled to Glendive Jan. 26, then to Poplar on Jan. 28. Following a candid editorial from DCHS boys basketball coach Wade Mur... Full story

 

Scotties Pin Malta in Duals

With the divisional and state wrestling meets on the horizon, the Scottie wrestlers competed in Malta Jan. 27 and 28. On Friday, the Scotties and the Mustangs faced off in a dual meet, and Glasgow... Full story

 

Hi-Line Farm and Ranch Feb. 2017

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