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Articles from the December 28, 2016 edition

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Railcar Cleanup Effort Extends to Bonfires

The railcar at the intersection of Hwy. 117 and Boxcar Road near Park Grove has been the site of some festive bonfires lately. Currently, the property is home to one historic railcar and two giant... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    December 28, 2016

Free Rides on New Year's Eve

For the past 20 years, Valley County Search & Rescue has teamed up with local wrecker services to offer party-goers a ride home after drinking on New Year’s Eve. This year, the crew will begin to offer free rides home around 4:30 p.m. and will be... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    December 28, 2016

Buerkle, Fahlgren Sworn In

Recent elected officials were sworn in on Dec. 27, with Justice of the Peace Christine Hillman presiding. County Commissioner John Fahlgren, County Attorney Dylan Jensen, and District Court Clerk... Full story

 

Natural Death Involved in Christmas Day Crash

Outgoing Sheriff Glen Meier and Acting Sheriff Vernon Buerkle discussed the details of a Christmas Day crash along Highway 24 between Glasgow and St Marie: The driver was an 81-year-old Valley County resident, Terry Delbert Fuhrman. The Sheriff’s... Full story

 

A Chance to Quit Smoking

Every year, thousands of Montanans look to the New Year for a fresh opportunity to change their lives for the better. For Montanans who use tobacco, a great way to accomplish this goal is to quit for good. The Montana Tobacco Quit Line and American I... Full story

 

Ye Old Mailbox

It stood like a beacon light, set on a hill, Awaiting the mailman, its vacancy to fill. It stood alone on the Montana prairie And beckoned the mailman not to tarry. A large box for packages and the letter box below. Mail came three times a week, thro...

 

Letter to the Editor

On Zinke Please indulge my commentary on Congressman Zinke’s nomination as Secretary of Interior. Opinions and observations are my own and do not represent any recognized group or organization at this time. Mr. Zinke was not my choice in the...

 

Dems Assess Legislative Priorities

The 2017 Legislative Session will begin on January 2 and the people of Montana have the chance to weigh in on our state’s priorities. The old saying, “Don’t tell me your priorities; show me your budget,” comes to mind. The budget proposed by...

 

Electric Recollections

Some of our friends and relatives had the unpleasant surprise of waking up on Christmas Day to NO ELECTRICITY, instead of stockings hung with care. How devastating, especially if you were in charge of the dinner of the day. This was the time for...

 

Decorating Ourselves

Several evenings this past couple of weeks as I was driving, I took time to stop and take in the decorations at homes. Happiness showed through quite clearly, not necessarily in the amount of decorations but in the care with which they were put up....

 

Richard F. Rohde

Dad always said he lived in the best era of history. Richard "Dick" Rohde was born in the winter of 1927 in Glasgow, Mont., to Frank and Mabel Rohde. That was the time of the Model T, and in time,... Full story

 

Charlotte Isabella Wigness

Charlotte Isabella (Leininger) Wigness, 102, passed away at Prairie Ridge Village in Glasgow, Mont., on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, surrounded by family. Charlotte Isabella Leininger was born on Nov.... Full story

 

Evelyn Elizabeth Anderson

Evelyn Elizabeth (Nayes) Anderson, 87, of Glasgow, Mont., a beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, at Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow. She was born in Plentywood,... Full story

 

Linda Mary Dirks

Linda Mary (Wall) Dirks, 82, of Williston, N.D., passed away on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, at the CHI St. Alexius Center in Williston. She was born Sept. 17, 1934, in Lustre, Mont., to Orlando J. and... Full story

 

Grace Adeline Squires

Grace Adeline Squires spent her life preparing to meet her Lord and Savior. She left this world peacefully on Tuesday morning, Dec. 20, 2016, to do just that. A memorial service will be held in... Full story

 

Scottie Boys Score Two Consecutive Wins

Glasgow 65, Poplar 55 (Boys) The Scottie boys started the night off right, earning their first season win against the Poplar Indians on Dec. 20. They had to work for it, at times battling to gain an... Full story

 

Nashua Boys Sink Dodson

The Nashua Porcupines and the Nashua-Opheim Rivals faced the Dodson Coyotes in two home games Dec. 20. Nashua 48, Dodson 38 Starting the game for the Porcupines were: Dalton Kautz, Gavin Adkins,... Full story

 

Pair of Scottie Gems Sign To Play Next Level Basketball

Tetons basketball head coach Kia Herbel did not have to look too far to find talent for next season's roster. Using assistant coach Jenna Bolstad's familiarity with recruiting in the region, they... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – DEC. 28 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Reception in honor of Dave Reinhart for his retirement from the Board of County Commissioners and Glen Meier for retirement from the Valley County Sheriff’s Department at the Senior Citizens Center in... Full story

 

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