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Articles from the February 15, 2017 edition

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Valley View Home Terminates HMS

Valley View Home Board President Brian Fuhrman announced Feb. 7 that its relationship with Health Management Services and HMS Vice President Karl Rude is officially over. The parting of ways comes after a contentious relationship, which saw...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 15, 2017

Residents at Roosevelt Hotel Relocated

On Feb. 10, the Glasgow Police Department responded to a complaint from a resident at the Roosevelt Hotel regarding water coming in from the ceiling. Responding Officer Trent Gamas observed water leaking from the ceiling on the third floor and...

 

Bob Connors Addresses Irle School Lunch Program

Glasgow Schools Superintendent Bob Connors released the following statement in response to growing concerns from area parents about the lunch program at Irle School: “This past week, we again had issues at the Irle school concerning our lunch...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 15, 2017

FPST to Perform in Glasgow, Auditions Set for Sunday

Come see what the Fort Peck Summer Theatre has to offer in 2017 with a theatrical reading production of Sorry Wrong Number by Lucille Fletcher. The classic mystery began as a radio play, originally ai...

 

Smudzinski Wins Ice Fishing Derby

The 19th Annual Ice Fishing Derby was held Feb. 11 at the Dredge Cuts Trout Pond at Fort Peck Lake. This year's derby was very successful compared to the past two years, as the previous event was...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 15, 2017

County Brief

On Feb. 8 during the Valley County Commissioner Meeting, commissioners agreed to contribute a donation of $1,000 to the St. Mary’s Irrigation Project. The funds will be used to produce a film that demonstrates the need to rehabilitate the...

 

Hi-Line Sportsmen Banquet This Weekend

The first annual Hi-Line Sportsmen fundraising banquet will be on Saturday, Feb. 18, starting at 4:30 p.m. with dinner being served at 6 p.m. The banquet will feature a prime-rib dinner with all of the trimmings prepared by the VFW Post 3107 and...

 

A Representative's 'First Bill'

It is week five for the Montana Legislature, and I apologize I have not written home earlier in the session. We have passed several good bills through the House, including providing inflationary funding for our public schools, electronic...

 

Letter to the Editor

After reading The Glasgow Courier, Feb. 1, 2017, articles, “America is not a Country” and “Executive Orders, and Refugees and Us,” I was inspired to tell my story. My mother was born Oct. 13, 1919, in the German colony of Kamyshin, somewhere...

 

Defending the Immigration Ban: Part II

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled. Donald Trump’s estranged executive order has been ejected and eulogized without sending it for an appeal to the Supreme Court. The president has said he is considering writing an entirely new draft of...

 

The Speaker Chimes In

The Montana Legislature is now 1/3 of the way done, and as your representative and Speaker of the Montana House, I wanted to drop you all an update about what’s going on. This session has been much calmer than the previous three sessions I have...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – FEB. 15 1-4 p.m. - MT Veterans Affairs Service Officers will visit the Glasgow VA Clinic. Please bring a copy of your discharge paperwork (DD214). 2 – 4 p.m. - Birthday Celebration for Rudy Toews at Prairie Ridge, Glasgow. Everyone...

 

Gaylord Wayne Miner

Gaylord Wayne Miner, age 87, passed away Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at Daniels Memorial Hospital in Scobey, Mont. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Scobey Lutheran Church,...

 

Mary Ann Moen

Long time Valley County resident Mary Ann (Clowes) Moen, 93, passed away on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, from natural causes in Fargo, N.D., with her daughter, Ruth, by her side. A Celebration of Life will...

 

Elizabeth 'Betty' Drummond

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, the clouds parted above the plains of eastern Montana and golden moonlight bathed an abandoned sod-roofed homesteader's cabin. For just a brief...

 

Jeffrey Howard Banfield Alexander

Jeffrey Howard Banfield Alexander, 36, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the University of Utah Burn Center after a house explosion in Glasgow, Mont., Friday, June 10, 2016. He was born to Charlene Alexander and Howard Banfield Jan. 12, 1980,...

 

Robert Adam Martinson

After courageously living with Fascioscapulohumeral (FSH) Muscular Dystrophy, Robert Adam Martinson, 29, of Idaho Falls, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at his home surrounded by family and...

 

Janice Ailene Catt

Janice Ailene (Miller) Catt, 79, died peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at Peace Health St. John Medical Center in Longview, Wash. She was born Sept. 4, 1937, in Glasgow, Mont., the daughter of Ju...

 

Audrey E. Smith

Audrey E. Smith, age 93, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. A viewing will be held on Thursday, Feb. 16, with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m., at the Bell Mortuary. Services will be Friday, Feb. 17, at 11 a.m., at the First...

 

Willpower + Maximum Effort = Success for Scottie Wrestlers

The Scotties placed three grapplers on the podium at the All-Class State Wrestling Tournament held in Billings Feb. 10 and 11. In addition to Matt Reyling clinching his second consecutive state...

 

14U Ice Dawgs Fall Short of Hardware in Double OT

The Montana Amateur Hockey Association (MAHA) 14-and-Under Girls State Tournament started Feb. 10 at the Havre Ice Dome. The first-seeded Glasgow Ice Dawgs faced the seventh-seeded Havre Ice Hawks to...

 

Scotties Split Malta, Wolf Point Contests

The Scotties finished their regular season with two away games held Feb. 9 and Feb. 10. With a loss against the Malta Mustangs and a win over the Wolf Point Wolves, the Scottie boys enter the...

 

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