Articles from the June 15, 2016 edition

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 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 15, 2016

Glasgow Resident Badly Burned in Home Explosion

An explosion of currently unknown origin demolished and burned a northwestern Glasgow home Friday, June 10, at 6:22 a.m. badly injuring the occupant and completely destroying the home. According to...

 
 By Patti Scanlan    News    June 15, 2016

Scouts Get a Lesson in Mining

If it can't be grown, it must be mined. These words were repeated several times to Venture Crew 2861 and Boy Scout Troop 861 this past weekend as they traveled to Butte to earn their Mining in...

 
 By James Walling    News    June 15, 2016

Truck Found in River, Sheriff Seeks Missing Man

The Valley County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Robert J. Willenborg, 59, of Buena Vista, Colo. Valley County Search & Rescue assisted in the removal of Willenborg’s vehicle, a white pickup truck,... Full story

 
 By Parker Kulczyk    News    June 15, 2016

Valley County Primary Roundup

Montana’s election primary was held last week on June 7. For the Democrats, Valley County voted 344-337 for Hillary Clinton, while Bernie Sanders won at the state level. On the Republican side of things, Donald J. Trump took landslide victories at...

 
 By Parker Kulczyk    News    June 15, 2016

Miss Montana: Competition of Character and Uniqueness

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the Miss Montana Pageant in Glendive. Before going, I thought it would merely be formal event with contestants having little ability to express... Full story

 

Time is Life

Time. Minutes, hours, days, weeks. Some days time goes far faster than I can and other days seem to drag on forever. We look forward to vacations, milestones in our lives, events we want to attend. In fact, we at times spend so much time looking...

 
 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    June 15, 2016

Ain't No Such Thing As Just A Few

Don’t pay the ransom! Through nearly inhuman cunning and deceitful deception, I have eluded my captors and have returned to my disheveled home intact. There were jars scattered around the county with “Help Save Virgil” labels printed on them....

 
 By James Walling    Opinion    June 15, 2016

Four Awards, Five Cousins

It was a good weekend in Whitefish for the Courier and an even better one for visiting dearly-missed relatives on both sides of the state for me. In the former category, Sean R. Heavey hefted three awards at the 2016 Montana Newspaper Association...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    June 15, 2016

From Bells and Squeeze Horns to GPS

The picture of the automobile featured on “Yesterday’s Memories” in the last issue of the Courier elicited a few comments from a couple of readers, which in return jogged some of my own memories. I definitely do not remember when automobiles fe...

 
 By Helen DePuydt    Opinion    June 15, 2016

The Midnight Rider

The husky homesteader astride his horse realized he would need to pull in for the night. A prairie snowstorm was developing. Snow was coming down fast and furious – stinging the man’s weathered face deep in the sheepskin collar. As anyone...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – JUNE 16 10 a.m. - “On Your Mark, Get Set – READ!” Summer Reading Program for ages 0-6 at the Glasgow City-County Library. 2 p.m. - At the Civic Center, there will be “On Your Mark, Get Set, Race!” for the Glasgow City-County... Full story

 

James "Jim" Edward McCleery

On the morning of Wednesday, June 8, 2016, James “Jim” Edward McCleery, 90, passed away peacefully of natural causes at St. Peter’s Hospital in Helena, Mont. He was born in Glasgow, Mont., in Valley County, on June 10, 1925. He was the fourth... Full story

 

Adeline Hazel Peterson

Adeline Hazel (Zimpel) Peterson, 90, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 18, 2016, in Meridian, Idaho. She was born on Oct. 5, 1925, in Princeton, Minn., to George Henry Zimpel and Wilhelmina “Erna” (Kuether) Zimpel. She grew up on the... Full story

 

Barbara Walden

Barbara (Harrison) Walden, 76, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Monday, June 13, 2016, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. She was born Aug. 28, 1939, to Verne and Dorothy Harrison at St. Helena, Napa County, Calif. She attended local... Full story

 

On The Diamond

Cal Ripken Majors city tournament gets underway Thursday, June 16, with games scheduled through Sunday, June 19. Games will be held at Jeff Jurgens Field. Babe Ruth teams will be playing at Bill... Full story

 

Thunder Places Fourth in Scobey

The Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder swim team competed in their second meet of the season June 10 and 11, traveling to Scobey for two days of racing. The team was represented by considerably more swimmers... Full story

 

Foundation "ParTEE" Golf Tournament

The rain stopped just in time for the 18th Annual Open Golf Tournament on June 12. The teams came out to support a great cause and great community, even with 1.5 inches of rain on the course. Each of the 18 teams registered, had breakfast and were...

 

MRM Event Attracts Mud Boggers

The sand drags and mud bogs held at the Valley County Fairgrounds this past weekend drew a respectable number of drivers and spectators. The Sunday mud bogs was the most popular event, with nearly 300 spectators on hand to watch the competitors try...

 

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