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Articles from the October 4, 2017 edition

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 By Dane Osen    News    October 4, 2017

County News:

As a result of cooler and wetter conditions, fire restrictions are no longer in stage one in Valley County. Commissioners stated that changes reducing fire restrictions have also taken place across several of the other surrounding counties as well.... Full story

 
 By GPD    News    October 4, 2017

Safe Kids Reward Program Wraps Up Year One

As September comes to a close, the Glasgow Police Department puts our first Safe Kids Reward Program to bed for the year. Our gratitude goes out to the kids of Glasgow and their families, and our unwavering program sponsors; Dairy Queen of Glasgow,... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    October 4, 2017

Pumpkins and Pups

The good people at 2 Pups Pumpkin Patch will be open this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7-8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. They are located five miles east of Glasgow on Hwy 2 (north side). Admission is two dollars per person (2-years and under free). Carving... Full story

 
 By Lih-An Yang    News    October 4, 2017

Soil Workshop This Wednesday

Remember to attend the soil health workshop Oct. 4 at 6 p.m. at the Pioneer Museum. Mark Henning and Terry Heck of NRCS—Miles City will be talking about how to manage soil and cropland/rangeland productivity during drought, with an eye towards... Full story

 

Community Cash Available for the Season

The Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture is kicking off the 2017 fall and winter season with its annual Community Cash program. Community Cash scripts will be available beginning Monday, Oct.16, at First Community Bank in Glasgow and... Full story

 

Witkowski Faces Sentencing

Jay Witkowski, who was convicted of murdering Evelynn Garcia (31) on New Years Eve of 2016, was sentenced Monday by the 17th District Court in Glasgow to 80 years in Prison with the possibility of... Full story

 

Little Things

Over the past week, I’ve taken time to notice little things that have made me smile or make me feel blessed or thankful. such as my 6-year-old granddaughter telling me she has six loose teeth. When I commented that with that many loose teeth, the...

 

Letter to the Editor

Editor’s note: We occasionally run letters of apology here at the Courier. These typically arise through our relationship with the courts as the newspaper of record for Valley County. In other words, these apologies are usually ordered by a judge....

 

Call and Response

What a hornet’s nest has been stirred by the column submitted by Mary Honrud ["The Brouhaha," Sept. 27]. Sorry Jim that you could not find anyone that was willing to pen a note representing the “other side of the question” as this has proven...

 

A Kiwanis Welcome

“Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world, one child and one community at a time.” That is the defining statement for Kiwanis International, and, at our local Glasgow Chapter, we strive to carry it through....

 

The Endangered Species Act

Most people agree. The Endangered Species Act (Act or ESA) is broken. The concerns and issues originally addressed by the Act were real and its goals were very popular. The intent of the Act was valid but problems have arisen with the...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – OCT. 4 2-3 p.m. - Caregiver Support Group meeting for adults who are providing full or part-time care to another adult who has a chronic illness or disability at the Valley County Senior Citizen Center, 328 4th St. S. in Glasgow.... Full story

 

Elaine Newton Etchart

Margaret Elaine (Newton) Etchart passed to her Heavenly Home Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, with her husband, Gene, at her side, just short of her 96th birthday. She was born in Hobson, Mont., Oct. 23,... Full story

 

Gerald 'Joe' Lee Alden

Gerald "Joe" Lee Alden passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at the Advanced Care Hospital of Montana in Billings, Mont. A visitation will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 3, with family receiving... Full story

 

Walter William Niehoff

Walter William Niehoff, 90, died on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. He was born in Opheim, Mont., in 1927. He was the youngest of four children born to William and Mary Niehoff. He graduated in 1944 in... Full story

 

John W. McLeod

John W. McLeod, age 48, of Opheim, Mont., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in the wonderful care of the staff of Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. He fought a brave battle... Full story

 

Imojean Helgeson

Imojean (Fuhrman) Helgeson passed away peacefully of natural causes at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont., on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at the age of 89. Funeral services will be... Full story

 

Scotties Host XC Meet In Fort Peck

The Scottie cross country teams competed in two separate meets this last week. The team first traveled to Culbertson Sept. 26, then hosted their own meet in Fort Peck Sept. 30. In Culbertson, Ali... Full story

 
 By Lori Dailey    Sports    October 4, 2017

Scotties Fall to Wolf Point In Three Games

The Lady Scotties were in Wolf Point Sept. 29 to take on a determined squad on the night of their school's homecoming. It turned out to be a tough night for them as the Lady Wolves took care of... Full story

 
 By Marc Kloker    Sports    October 4, 2017

Free Youth Outdoor Skills Event Scheduled

MARC KLOKER FOR THE COURIER A free youth outdoor skills event is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Glasgow Trap Club. The event is organized and funded by donations and volunteers from Montana... Full story

 

Hi-Line Farm and Ranch October 2017

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