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Articles from the October 23, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    October 23, 2013

Glasgow's Johnnie Appleseed

More than 20 years ago, when he was a trustee on the Glasgow School Board, Rod Ost wrote a successful DNRC grant for trees. He planted 50 trees of different varieties around all the schools and at... Full story

 
 By Samar Fay    News    October 23, 2013

Airport Operator Pulling Out

The Valley County Airport Commission called a special meeting Monday to discuss their options since Choice Aviation has asked for termination of its management and fixed base operator (FBO) contracts with the Airport Commission, effective Dec. 22....

 
 News    October 23, 2013

Repair Work Carries On At Fort Peck Dam

More than 100 repair projects have been identified at the Missouri River mainstem projects (dams and bank stabilization and navigation project) and associated infrastructure. Projects include repairin...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    October 23, 2013

Workers Catching Up After End Of Shutdown

When the federal government shutdown ended last Thursday, local federal employees returned to work and tried to catch up after 16 days of furlough. Mike Hagfeldt, the chief of the USDA office, said they were trying to get back into the swing of...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    October 23, 2013

Council Says Yes To Long Run Fire Department

The Glasgow City Council voted Monday to allow the Long Run Fire Department to proceed with plans to build a new building on the city land they already occupy on Lasar Drive. They must bring their plans in for approval and follow state building...

 
 News    October 23, 2013

Phone Scam Reported

A St. Marie man has reported a new phone scam working in this area. This one is a medical card scam in which a caller with a foreign accent says you can get free discounts. He has your address and phone number. The scammer says, “All we need is... Full story

 
 By Sierra Dawn Stoneberg-Holt    Opinion    October 23, 2013

A List For Hunters Who Do Not Want To See Wild Bison

One of the common refrains that I heard at the Montana Fish Wildlife and Park’s (FWP) meeting in Lewistown about releasing wild bison in counties that do not want wild bison was that we need to do this because of the hunters. It was said that FWP... Full story

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    October 23, 2013

Shopping Around

Remember all of the small grocery stores that used to be? In Glasgow you may remember The Green Front, located close to where Albertson’s is now, or White’s, which was close to the Catholic...

 
 By Pat William    Opinion    October 23, 2013

The John Boehner I Knew

The Republican Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner and I are friends. We have seldom visited since I left the Congress in 1997, but during John’s first years in the House I was the chairman of an education committee of which...

 
 By Monica Lindeen    Opinion    October 23, 2013

Lindeen: Obamacare Website A Mess

Montana Insurance Commissioner Monica J. Lindeen released the following statement Tuesday: “I’m glad the president acknowledged what everyone in Montana already knows: The federally built health insurance Marketplace website isn’t working....

 
 By Michelle Tade    Opinion    October 23, 2013

Two Rivers Plug Into Mattfeldt Electric

Dear Editor: Two Rivers Economic Growth would like to recognize Mattfeldt Electric’s storefront revitalization along Highway 2. Attention to detail with the addition of new siding, windows, and increased building capacity create a lasting first...

 
 Obituaries    October 23, 2013

Eleanor Dale Pratt

Eleanor Dale (Alley) Pratt, 79, died on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at her home in Billings, just after the midnight of her 59th wedding anniversary, with her two sons at her side. Cremation has taken...

 
 Obituaries    October 23, 2013

Anna Norma Holden

Anna Norma (Stohl) Holden, 96, died from congestive heart failure on Sept. 19, 2013, in Seattle, Wash. She had moved there from Missoula in 2006 to be closer to family as her health began to deteriora...

 
 Obituaries    October 23, 2013

Karen Jellum

Karen Jellum died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at the Sweet Nursing Home in Chinook. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, 11 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Glasgow, followed by interment in the Highland Cemetery in Glasgow. A full...

 
 By Jake Page    Sports    October 23, 2013

They've Got Reservations In Missoula

After a challenging cross country meet in Roundup, the Scottie girls and boys teams will compete in the state meet this Saturday, Oct. 26, at Missoula The Scottie varsity girls – the defending... Full story

 
 Sports    October 23, 2013

Volleyball Team All Set For Playoff Position

Coaches love it when they see flashes of athleticism and fine play. Stuff like that really sparks a team and keeps the energy flowing. For the Scottie volleyball team, those flashes are lasting...

 
 By Karissa Liebelt    Sports    October 23, 2013

Scotties Plenty Good

Last Friday night the Scotties traveled to Plentywood to play the Wildcats for an important game. At stake was the District 2B Conference title and the first and second conference seeds for the...

 
 Sports    October 23, 2013

Hunter Numbers Down

Figures compiled from the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 6 game check station outside Havre for the weekends of Oct. 12-13 and Oct. 19-20 show reduced hunter numbers overall, but increased...

 
 Sports    October 23, 2013

Devyn Bell Rows For Zags In Boston

Gonzaga Women’s Rowing made the cut to participate in the prestigious 49th annual Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston this past weekend and Glasgow’s own Devyn Bell was there. The Zags came in eighth and were up against 20 top teams from...