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Articles from the August 6, 2014 edition

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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 6, 2014

New Tastes, Old Touches At Sam's

The old neon sign is nostalgic for many in the Glasgow community. It's probably one of the few neon signs of its kind left in the area. The bright flash of red, with a touch of green, is familiar to... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 6, 2014

Robert Irwin Dies In Work Accident

His coworkers described him as very intelligent, dedicated and a hard worker. Tragedy struck Saturday when Robert Lee Irwin, 53, of Glasgow, was killed while doing maintenance on a Fossum Ready Mix truck at the Fossum gravel pit north of the city,... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 6, 2014

Home Lost To Fire Near Nashua

Dispatch received the call right around 6 p.m. last Thursday. Mike Doney, Celina Brien and their 2-year-old were out celebrating his birthday when they received a call from a neighbor. The family's home was fully engulfed by the time firetrucks...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 6, 2014

Glasgow Farmers Market A Homegrown Tradition

It's time to celebrate your homegrown vegetables this week. As it's National Farmers Market Week, salute to those hard workers that keep the local farmers markets open and running is deserved. The far...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 6, 2014

Kentucky Woman, 27, Dies In Wreck

A fatal traffic accident took place Saturday on Highway 24, near mile marker 35 in McCone County near Fort Peck. Two women were in the vehicle when the driver tried to avoid a deer in the road and lost control of the vehicle, investigators said. The...

 
 News    August 6, 2014

Northeast Montana Fair--More To Come

The last train – in this case, a kiddie train –has left the Northeast Montana Fair. after several days of exhibits, shows, rodeos, carnival rides and plain old fun. Don't miss next week's annual... Full story

 
 By Ben Trotter    Opinion    August 6, 2014

This Could Happen To You

Dear Editor: I am writing this letter to express my concerns in regard to what is happening at the Highland Cemetery. In July 2013, I visited my father’s gravesite at the cemetery and was appalled at what I saw. A large headstone had been placed... Full story

 
 By Doris Franzen    Opinion    August 6, 2014

Highland Cemetery: Flat Stones Can Be Large Problem

Dear Editor: I have been following the discussion of the cemetery issue regarding monuments in the news but I have never heard what they intend to do about a problem with flat stones. And yes, they can be a large problem. I understand that for...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    August 6, 2014

What Happened To Our Fair?

Oh my gosh, what is happening to our Northeast Montana Fair? Do you remember attending the fair just to look at exhibits? There were all of the farm equipment and camper trailers on display, the games of horseshoes, and that background music that...

 
 By John Lacey    Opinion    August 6, 2014

Plans For Adding Rail Line Here Are Off Track

It is reported that the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF) is planning to lay another line of tracks through Valley County to enhance their oil transportation capabilities. In my opinion, there is a better option than having another set of...

 
 Obituaries    August 6, 2014

Robert Lee Irwin

Robert Lee Irwin, 53, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in a work-related accident in Glasgow, Mont. Services will be held Monday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m., at the First Lutheran Church in Glasgow wit...

 
 Obituaries    August 6, 2014

Edwin Lyle Rennick

Edwin Lyle Rennick, 63, born Feb. 7, 1951, in Glasgow, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in a truck accident near Wolf Point, Mont. He grew up in the Glasgow and Opheim areas. After graduating from high...

 
 Obituaries    August 6, 2014

Gladys Theo 'Jody' Opheim

Memorial services for Gladys Theo “Jody” Opheim will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, at 10 a.m. at the Opheim Lutheran Church. Pastor David Rogenes will be officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Lawndale Cemetery, which is east of Opheim. The...

 
 News    August 6, 2014

The Beginning of Wheeler, Montana

This photo is of Wheeler, a town that was adjacent to the Fort Peck Dam site, built on a barren hill. It was taken July 30, 1934. The community was named after Sen. Burton K. Wheeler, Montana's... Full story

 
 By Lih-An Yang    Sports    August 6, 2014

Glasgow Thunder Booms At State

Still cutting time going into the finals, the Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder Swim Team had a solid performance from 22 swimmers at the state meet in Conrad this past weekend. Out of the 22 state qualifiers,... Full story

 
 Sports    August 6, 2014

Here Come The Scotties!

How will the Glasgow Scotties teams follow up on their high-octane 2013-14 sports seasons? It's time to start finding out. Parents Night will be Thursday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. in the GHS Auditorium, new activities director Brenner Flaten has...

 
 By Virgil Vaupel    Sports    August 6, 2014

I Apologize! Be Kind To The Refs

For most of you who have witnessed my basketball-watching antics in the past, I can hear you saying, “He's a fine one to talk about being nice to the refs.” I'll admit I got pretty intense at times and thought my 20/20 vision was far better than...

 
 Sports    August 6, 2014

Ben Ayre All-Around Cowboy At Rodeo

Ben Ayre, was named All-Around cowboy, earning $2,761, for his performances in tie-down roping, steer wrestling and team roping Aug. 3 and 4 during the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association rodeo at the Northeast Montana Fair. Other results:...

 
 Sports    August 6, 2014

Walleye Winners In Mindt Condition

Beth Mindt of Sidney and Carrie Mindt of Lambert reeled in16.48 pounds of walleye Saturday to win the Glasgow/Fort Peck Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited Women's Fishing Tournament. Forty-seven teams participated in the event based at Fort Peck Marina....

 
 Classifieds & Real Estate    August 6, 2014

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