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Articles from the October 12, 2016 edition

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Flood Level Predictions Lowered

The recent weather events here in Valley County and beyond are taking both front and center stage. Starting Oct. 1, localized flooding due to rainfall has been reported in several areas. According to NWS’ Tanja Franzen, the flood predictions are... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    October 12, 2016

NAN Delivers Evening of Funk, Jazz

With support from the Northeastern Arts Network (NAN), John Roberts Y Pan Blanco brought the heat to Glasgow High School on Oct. 4. The group, led by Malta native John Roberts, played for roughly two... Full story

 

Flood Reports from Valley County Ranchers

Recent flooding throughout Valley and Phillips counties have had impacts on low lying areas, drowning out hay bales and alfalfa seed as well as covering roads. The Courier spoke with local ranchers... Full story

 

Blake Receives Suspended Sentence for Sex Crime

A Glasgow man was sentenced in Valley County District Court on Oct. 4 for one count of felony incest. With a handful of supporters seated behind him in the courtroom, Martin Blake, 40, appeared before Judge John C. McKeon. Following two hours of... Full story

 

An Invitation to Our Heros

The Montana Game Wardens would like to extend an invitation to the heros of our United States Armed Forces who were wounded or disabled in the line of duty. The Game Wardens in cooperation with landowners around the state are offering several... Full story

 

On Marriage

Last week my husband and I celebrated our 48th anniversary. I remember thinking years ago that anyone who had been married 50 years was amazing. Now I hear about couples who have been married not only 50 years but 60 or 70, even 80 years. My husband...

 

Why Not Indigenous Peoples' Day?

I am shocked at the hesitation people feel when confronted by the idea of Indigenous Peoples' Day. Ignoring the basic corruptions of the Spanish conquest, Columbus wasn’t an explorer as much as he was a merchant captain attempting to shorten his...

 

A Flood of Remembrances

Living on the Milk River bottom all my life, something you learn to expect and accept as part of life are the floods. I don’t think you ever really get used to them, as each presents a different challenge. I have memories back to grade school days...

 

Baby Pictures and Boxes

Do you remember when all baby portraits, boy or girl, were taken with the child wearing a dress? Of course that was the day before colored photographs, but I have often wondered if those garments were colored or white. My thought is that the dress...

 

Listen to the Quiet: Part 6

What are the memories that warm the heart after the years have swept past? Is it not the simple things? . . . and so it is with the Kientz family. Fifty years ago, the town of Shelby, Mont., was rolling out the red carpet in preparation for the...

 

Gerald "Jerry" Wayne Weisbeck

Gerald "Jerry" Wayne Weisbeck, 68, died on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, in his home surrounded by family after a lengthy battle with cancer. Services will be held Monday, Oct. 17, at 10 a.m. at The First... Full story

 

Danny Ray Shumway

Danny Ray Shumway, 64, is home with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ as of Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. There will not be a funeral at this time, but at a later date, a celebration of his life on earth,... Full story

 

Judith Marie Mecham

June 21, 1926 – September 30, 2016 Judith "Judy" (Tweten) Mecham, 90, was welcomed home into the loving arms of our Heavenly Father on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. She passed peacefully, surrounded by he... Full story

 

Donald H. Goddard

Donald H. Goddard, 95, returned to his heavenly home on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at The Living Centre in Stevensville, Mont. He was born Nov. 14, 1920, in LaPorte City, Iowa, the son of the late Harry H. and Nellie (Fordyce) Goddard. He was raised and... Full story

 

Elizabeth Anne Hansen

Elizabeth Anne Hansen, 92, was a dear wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend who passed away on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. A v... Full story

 

Patricia Ann Krusee

Patricia Ann Krusee, 82, of St. Pete Beach, Fla., passed away Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. She was born in Pierre, S.D. She attended elementary and high school in Glasgow, Mont. She worked in the travel... Full story

 

Mabel Ruth Feldhusen

Mabel Ruth Feldhusen, 79, of Saint Marie, Mont. passed away Monday, Oct. 10th, 2016. Visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 13 from 6-8 p.m. with family receiving friends at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow. Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 14 2016 at 11... Full story

 

Scotties Defeat Harlem in 62-0 Blowout

Only the die-hard parents and fans were seated in the bleachers for the Scotties' Oct. 7 game against the Harlem Wildcats. With the temperature dropping below 40 degrees, it was a cold, windy night... Full story

 

Glasgow Runners Place Well in Miles City

The Scottie runners traveled to Miles City Oct. 8 for another big cross country meet. In a reversal of placings from last week the girls nabbed second place and the boys placed third. Varsity girls team scores: Hardin 31, Glasgow 104, Miles City 152.... Full story

 
 By Lori Dailey    Sports    October 12, 2016

Lady Scotties Win in Poplar, Move to 6-0 in District 2B

The Scottie volleyball team's trip to Scobey Oct. 4 was uneventful, as far as bus rides go. The volleyball match itself was a different matter entirely, as the Spartans and the Scotties faced off in... Full story

 

Lady Mavs Face Trio of Opponents

North Country vs. Poplar The North Country Lady Mavericks were undoubtedly worn out before this past weekend came to an end. The co-op squad from Hinsdale, Saco and Whitewater faced three opponents... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

SATURDAY – OCT. 15 Deadline to apply for GHS Educational Trust financial assistance for the Spring 2017 term. Apps must be postmarked or hand delivered to Danielle Anderson at First Community Bank by the 15th. More info at ghsedutrust.org. Opheim... Full story

 

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