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Articles from the June 21, 2017 edition

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 By Dane Osen    News    June 21, 2017

Changes in City Ordinance Permit Use of Certain Fireworks Within City Limits

Changes made to the city ordinance concerning fireworks will make life easier for both citizens and officers around Glasgow on July 4. The change allows citizens to fire off their fireworks from 12:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., between July 3 and July 5,... Full story

 
 By Josie Braaten    News    June 21, 2017

Dam Racers Brave Strong Winds at Fort Peck

A steady, driving headwind and violent flurries of icy rain. Not exactly prime conditions for a morning of competitive cardio, but approximately 400 hearty souls pushed through the 23rd Annual... Full story

 

Artists Bloom at Summer-Themed Art Class

Brianna Overbey, in partnership with FMDH, hosted another art class, "Blooming Love,"' on June 17 at Prairie Ridge. The class was free of charge and was open to anyone, regardless of artistic... Full story

 

Father's Day Car Show Clocks 67 Vehicles

The Flatland Cruisers Car Club put on their yearly Father's Day Show 'n Shine car show at the Elk's Lodge on June 18. A wide variety of classic cars were on display, 67 to be exact, allowing car... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 21, 2017

Ezzie's Midtown Grand Opening on June 28

With remodeling done to their c-store and gas station, Ezzie’s will be holding a grand opening on June 28 to celebrate its completion and showcase the new store to customers. The extensive renovation, which began last winter, has expanded the store... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 21, 2017

D&G Celebrates Diamond Anniversary

In 1957, brothers Darrell and Gene Morehouse opened the doors to their new sporting goods store. Originally located at the site of Holly and Co. in downtown Glasgow, they moved to their present location on 2nd Ave in 1962. Darrell Morehouse... Full story

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    June 21, 2017

The Really Dry Years

O.K. readers, I lied a little bit. I have been fortunate enough to not have a second elbow surgery immediately, so will try to come up with a few memories. I have heard on the radio that our weather conditions are being recorded as the driest since...

 
 By James Walling    Opinion    June 21, 2017

Kulczyk, Heavey, Valle Win Honors

The Courier brought home six awards from the annual Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest in Lewistown this weekend, including three firsts: Sports Editor Georgie Kulczyk won first place for Best Headline Writing and second place...

 

Thankful for Every Drop

We all know how fickle Mother Nature can be. I don’t think there’s one month I haven’t seen weather that is unusual. Take this month -- June -- for example. Normally we have a pretty decent growing season. But one year, the growing season was...

 
 By Josie Braaten    Opinion    June 21, 2017

Can the Catcalls

I’ve been running ever since it became glaringly obvious, at a very early age, that I was basically physically incapable of playing any sport requiring hand-eye coordination, and I love it. I find it to be wonderfully exhilarating, while...

 
 By Michael Burns    Opinion    June 21, 2017

Millions of Ottos

From a safe distance we were able to witness the distilled truth of how barbarous, fiendish and merciless the world can be. No parent should live to bury their young, and fortunately, for most of us, the closest clash of reality with this ever happen...

 
 By Jon Tester    Opinion    June 21, 2017

Tester Talks Trains, Budget

Every year over one hundred thousand people ride the Empire Builder, many stop in Glasgow. Those people frequent the small businesses, spending their hard-earned money and sustaining good-paying jobs for Glasgow and the surrounding areas.  For 88...

 

Ruth Vivian Baker

Our beloved mother and friend, Ruth Vivian Baker, peacefully passed in the loving presence of her children on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Mesa, Ariz., at the age of 89. A celebration of her life... Full story

 

Pearl L. Risa

Pearl L. (Luse) Risa, 98, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Billings, Mont. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, June 25, at 1 p.m., at the Opheim Community Church. She was the youngest... Full story

 

Sandra Lee Thompson

Sandra Lee (Porteron) Thompson, 68, of Glasgow, Mont., went to be with Jesus on Monday, June 12, 2017. She was born in San Antonio, Texas, to Norman and Billie (Franks) Porteron Dec. 16, 1948. She... Full story

 

Shane T. Rees

Shane T. Rees, 32, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017. He was born May 9, 1985, in Glasgow, Mont. He was the beloved son of Randy and Carolyn Rees. He graduated from Wolf Point High School in 2003.... Full story

 

Thomas Link

Thomas H. Link, 65, of Thornton, Colo., and formerly of Kankakee, Ill., passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Kankakee. He was born Dec. 29, 1951, in Kankakee, the son of Robert and Rita Russell... Full story

 

Services for Grace Adeline Squires

A funeral service will be held for Grace Squires at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 24, at the Glentana’s Holy Family Church. Inurnment at Glentana Cemetery will follow. A dinner will be served by CCW women and friends at noon at Holy Family Church. She... Full story

 

Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – JUNE 22 9:30 a.m. - The Nashua Community is invited to the Ladies’ Coffee Hour every Thursday at the Nashua Senior Center. 10 a.m. - “How Does Your Garden Grow” summer reading activity at GCCL. Open to children ages 0-6. 1 – 4... Full story

 

Reds Compete in Lewistown, Go 2-5

Tri-County Cardinals 4, Reds 9 The Glasgow Reds spent another week on the road as they competed in the Harold Gjerde Memorial Tournament in Lewistown. Eight teams participated in the tournament,... Full story

 

Thunder Takes Small Squad to Chinook

The Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder competed at their second meet of the season in Chinook this past weekend. The two-day meet was held June 16 and 17. A skeleton crew of 10 swimmers represented the Thunder and the team placed ninth overall. Senior swimmer... Full story

 

GHS Hosts Record Number of Volleyball Campers

A four-day volleyball camp was held at GHS June 12-15, and was attended by nearly 100 campers. Glasgow's head volleyball coach, Lori Dailey, along with assistants Somer Hoerster and Natalie Hopstad,... Full story

 

Aaron Chatten Tourney Hosts Eleven Teams

The 7th Annual Aaron "Chappy" Chatten Memorial Co-ed Softball Tournament was held in Fort Peck June 17 and 18. Eleven teams played twenty-one games on John Hahn Field, and when it was all said and... Full story

 

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