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Ag Expo Features Seminars, Dinner, Honors and Fun

The Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture invite you to be part of history at the inaugural Northeast Montana Ag Expo on Friday, Oct. 13, at the Valley Event Center. The expo is a combination of the longstanding “New Trends in... Full story

 

School Bus Crash Claims Two Drivers

A crash involving a Glasgow Public Schools bus and a pickup was reported west of Glasgow on Hwy 2 on Sept. 19. Both drivers involved were killed. The driver of the truck was Julie Steiger (31) of Troy, Mont., and the school bus driver was Harold... Full story

 

Montana Lawmakers Speak Up in Washington

On Sept. 6, U.S. Senator Steve Daines spoke to members of the Senate in Washington D.C. to raise awareness and draw attention to the fires that keep burning in Montana. In these remarks, Daines and Congressman Greg Gianforte discussed having invited... Full story

 

Glasgow Completes Branding Project

Two Rivers Economic Growth and the City of Glasgow recently completed the Glasgow Brand, which was done through cooperation with individuals representing the Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce, Glasgow... Full story

 

Saskatoon Pipes and Drums to Return for Homecoming

The Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture will once again be hosting the Saskatoon Police Pipes and Drums during the 2017 Glasgow Scottie Homecoming Festival weekend, Friday, Oct. 6, and Saturday, Oct. 7. The band will be a part of the... Full story

 
 By Judy Jones    News    September 20, 2017

Fort Peck Seniors to Hold Pancake Breakfast at Kiwanis

The Glasgow Invitational Cross Country meet will be held in Fort Peck at Kiwanis Park on Saturday, Sept. 30, beginning at 9 a.m., and the Fort Peck Senior Citizens will be having a pancake breakfast... Full story

 

New Hope with Narconon

According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the leading cause of accidental death in 2015 was drug overdose. The life toll from the drug epidemic has been consistently growing over the past couple of years with opiate addiction and...

 

Trump May Get It Done

I was most pleasantly surprised the other week when Donald Trump struck a deal raising the debt ceiling in return for Harvey disaster relief. It was a rare feeling, what with the hurricanes, the beating of war drums, and the countless other...

 

Coping

Not long ago, I heard of a friend who had to be placed in a nursing home because he has Alzheimer’s and it was no longer possible for the family to care for him at home. How difficult this decision had to be for his family. And how heartbreaking...

 

Nation Revokes Emmy Jokes

On Sept. 17, America watched the Hollywood elite pat themselves on the back for their brave, selfless and virtuous work being celebrated at the 69th annual Emmys broadcast. Let me rephrase, no one watched the 69th Emmys. It was the lowest-rated...

 

Philosophy of Life

The Philosophy of Life...Don’t have one? Everyone has a philosophy. For example, the one that says, “That’s yours but I will take it.” That’s going on all over the world. Most likely you have encountered that; I certainly have. It happened...

 

Manage Forest Fires, Or They Will Manage Us

Montana’s crisis isn’t too much water or hurricanes – it’s fire. It’s smoke filling Big Sky Country and filling our lungs, communities being evacuated, structures lost and tons of fuels just lying on the forest floor waiting for a spark to...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – SEPT. 22 4 – 8 p.m. - Hi-Line Sportsmen will have their monthly business meeting at the Busted Knuckle. The public is welcome to attend and support the Hi-Line Sportsmen’s efforts to bring a school archery program to our local... Full story

 

Gerald Paul "Babe" Monson

On Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at the age of 79, our beloved "Babe" left this world, surrounded by his children and friends, to be with his high school sweetheart, Darlene. Gerald Paul "Babe" Monson... Full story

 

Meredith Kummerfeldt

Meredith Shirley (Geer) Kummerfeldt passed away of natural causes Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at Valley View at the age of 95. She was the second of twins, born Sept. 18, 1921, near New London, Minn., to... Full story

 

Lonnie James Moran

Lonnie James Moran, 68, from Orem, Utah, passed away with his family by his side on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Browning, Mont., on Feb. 2, 1949, to Roger... Full story

 

Lady Scotties Continue Winning Streak

Sept. 16 closed out another fine week of volleyball for GHS as they completed the first round of conference play with a 4-0 record. Wins over Poplar and Harlem sealed the deal as the Scotties emerged... Full story

 

Scotties Lose Rainy Game vs. Fairfield

In a Sept. 15 conference game punctuated by persistent rain, fumbles and Eagle touchdowns, the Scotties were shut out 46-0 by a tough Fairfield team. The boys will travel to Conrad for an afternoon... Full story

 

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