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Articles from the July 16, 2014 edition

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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014

East Side Story Nearly Complete

While school's out for summer, local schools haven't been blown to pieces as the song goes – but all three Glasgow schools have seen a facelift. The school construction bond was successfully closed... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014

Candy Cane Park Getting A Little Sweeter

It's been a sweet spot for several kids, with an elephant slide as a favorite piece of equipment. Now Glasgow's Candy Cane Park is getting a whole new look that will be sweet when it's completed. The...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014

Bison Talks A Mixed Bag In Billings

Not everyone wanting to speak their opinion made it to the bison discussions at the Big Horn Resort in Billings this week, but dozens did. The meeting was convened by the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Monday and Tuesday. Valley County Commissi...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014

Levee Planning Effort Gets More Time

While work continued on the Glasgow Milk River and Cherry Creek System Wide Infrastructure Framework (SWIF) Plan, revisions from the Army Corps of Engineers were returned to the levee safety committee. The good news that came with it was an...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014

Possible Sale Of Dams Getting A Look

The Public Service Commission, along with a NorthWestern Engery representative, visited Glasgow a few months ago to discuss the possible purchase of 11 hydroelectric dams from PPL Montana. The $900 million bid to buy the dams would pass on rate incre...

 
 News    July 16, 2014

McLean Visits FPCC

Lt. Gov. Angela McLean speaks Tuesday with attendees at the Main Street Montana Project meeting at Fort Peck Community College. She hosted the meeting in Poplar to discuss economic development... Full story

 
 By Jim Elliot    Opinion    July 16, 2014

The Great American Dream

A few years back I was in an old working class neighborhood of Great Falls, walking down tree-lined avenues that must have been something a few years back. But now the houses needed paint and lots of other things besides. Most of the residents... Full story

 
 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    July 16, 2014

What's Your Story?

Not long ago I saw an ad that asked the question, "What's your story?" That question brought back memories of "old" people I knew when I was a child. Living next door to my family was a couple who told my parents my brother and I should call them...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    July 16, 2014

Gwen Muses A Bit

Shave and a haircut, two bits. Do you remember that saying, or better yet does anyone remember the time it might have been true? Then there was the standby cheerleading cheer: 2 bits, 4 bits, 6 bits, a dollar. All for (your team) stand up and...

 
 By Vicky Schend    Opinion    July 16, 2014

Valley County's P.E.O. State Convention Impresses

Dear Editor: In mid-June, over 300 visitors ascended into Valley County for the annual meeting of the P.E.O. State Convention. P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women, educate women through scholarships,...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    July 16, 2014

The Easiest Way To Participate In Government

I'll say it again, if we can't pay attention to the details and understand the fundamentals of government at the lowest levels, how can we ever hope to get a grasp on the national level and understand the real problems we're facing? Last week I talke...

 
 Obituaries    July 16, 2014

Lorin Edward Flesjer

Lorin Edward Flesjer, 69, died at home and went peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, July 5, 2014, after a valiant battle with Alzheimer's Disease. We will miss our intelligent, fun-loving,...

 
 Obituaries    July 16, 2014

Patricia Marie Ozuna

Patricia Marie (Birkoski) Ozuna, 69, a long-time resident of Albuquerque, N.M., died of cancer on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at her home. She was born in Glasgow, Mont., to Joseph and Genevieve...

 
 Obituaries    July 16, 2014

Leona Blanche Giese

Leona Blanche (Christiansen) Giese of Billings, formerly of Hinsdale, 82, peacefully passed away on Sunday, July 13, 2014. She was born on Oct. 10, 1931, in Voltaire, N.D., to Andras Gustov and...

 
 News    July 16, 2014

Moor Family Arrived on Harley-Davidson in 1909

Earl W. and Carrie Jarstad Moor and their children, Ethel and Fern, arrived in the Glasgow area in their three-wheel Harley Davidson in 1909. This picture shows them parked in front of the... Full story

 
 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    July 16, 2014

Fishing For The Cup

The 27th annual Montana Governor's Cup Walley Tournament took place over the weekend in Fort Peck. The tournament hosted over 140 teams during the weekend and saw Jesse and Monica Reuter of Sidney... Full story

 
 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    July 16, 2014

Glasgow 12U Baseball Team Advances To Regionals

Baseball is proving to be a dominant sport this summer in Glasgow. The Glasgow Cal Ripken 12U baseball team traveled to Havre over the weekend and won the Montana State Tournament and advanced to the...

 
 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    July 16, 2014

Flaten Named GHS V.P

The hiring of Glasgow native Brenner Flaten for the position of GHS V.P., Activities Director and Transportation Director was confirmed at the Glasgow School Board meeting on July 9. After the final step in the hiring process, Flaten had yet to come...

 
 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    July 16, 2014

Reds Keep Pace In Division Race

The Glasgow Reds are continuing their pursuit of first place in the Eastern A. The Reds kept pace with league leader Laurel as they swept a two-game set with the Billings Cardinals by the scores of 11...

 
 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    July 16, 2014

Glasgow Swim Preparing For Divisionals

The Glasgow Kiwanis swim team finished in fifth place this past weekend at the Glendive meet. The Thunder did have the highest average of points per swimmer despite the small number of swimmers who...

 
 Classifieds & Real Estate    July 16, 2014

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