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Articles from the November 11, 2015 edition

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 By Patrick Burr    News    November 11, 2015

The Flags Are Up

The Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial Park is marching steadily toward completion, establishing what the project's website calls "a distinguished grounds to memorialize the sacrifices of many...

 

Classifieds

Classifieds for the week of Nov. 11, 2015...  PDF

 

Glasgow Welcomes New Guard Recruiter

Staff Sergeant AJ Etherington of the Montana National Guard has two things that aspiring inductees will find useful here in Glasgow: Lots of military experience to share, and a solid Montana...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    November 11, 2015

Keystone XL Pipeline Derailed

Despite the recent rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline by President Obama in anticipation of December’s COP 21 UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, many residents in Valley County rue the project’s demise. “It’s a poor decision,” said D...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    November 11, 2015

AMTRAK Renovation

Glasgow’s train station has a new look. Amtrak’s Western Director of Government Affairs, Robert Eaton, visited various rail stops along the Hi-Line on Tues., Nov. 3 to answer questions and present a summary of the renovations the company made to...

 

GHS Library is Not the Library You Remember

When you step into the library at Glasgow High School, you can tell immediately that it's different than the library you remember. For one thing, and likely the most noticeable, it's not quiet. It's...

 

Main Street Memories with Scott Kirby

The Northeastern Arts Network's November performer was Scott Kirby, who brought to the stage more than just music. His Main Street Memories multi-media project combined history, oratory, photos,...

 

On the Memorial

It has been a privilege to watch the progress as the Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial takes shape in Fort Peck. This summer, with the help of some heavy equipment, we cleared and leveled ground, ga... Full story

 

Respect Their Sacrifice and Honor Our Promises

Montana has a strong military tradition unparalleled by almost any other state in the nation. Nearly 1-in-10 of us hears the call to serve in the armed forces, and in the sovereign nations the warrior spirit is even stronger. Last month, I visited...

 

Service Freely Given

A while ago I wrote about companies that include sexual overtones in their ads. One such ad was for a popular candy. Since then I’ve been asked how to contact a company who uses this type of ad and register an opinion. You can usually find an 800...

 

The Equal Opportunity Employment Act Revisited

An apt description of the Equal Opportunity Employment Act would be “a policy or program providing 'advantages' for people of a minority group with the aim of creating a racially equal society through preferential access to employment, education, h...

 

Pro-Choice War on Women

In response to Mary Honrud’s Part II of “Are They Willing” in the Nov. 4 Courier. Numbers!! I love them!! Especially when one can really get behind what they are really saying. Let’s get to a big one. 1,060,000. That’s one million sixty...

 

Are They Willing: Part III

Our legislators have worked hard to make it increasingly difficult for any woman to get an abortion. I seriously doubt anyone is using abortion as a form of birth control at this time. And obtaining an abortion is not a cheap solution. In four...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events In Our Area

MONDAYS SEPT. 14 – DEC. 7 7-8:15 p.m. - GriefShare weekly seminar and support group designed to help rebuild your life after the death of a loved one at the Glasgow Evangelical Church located at 152 Aberdeen St. WEDNESDAY – NOV. 11 VETERANS DAY... Full story

 

Loretta M. Sand

Loretta Mae (Nieskens) Beebe Sand, 88, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. She was born on May 15, 1927, at her grandparents' farm in Buffalo, Minn. Her father sent her mother and older brother to...

 

William G. Sternhagen

Helena Attorney, William G. Sternhagen, 86, died Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, at St. Peter's Hospital in Helena, Mont. He battled cancer for 15 years and endured a stroke four years ago. He was born on July...

 

Theresa Mattern

Theresa Mattern Theresa (Krim) Mattern, 91, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away from heart failure on Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. She was born in Rugby, N.D.,...

 

2015 Valley County Municipal Election Results

City of Glasgow City Council: Ward#1 - Nanci Schoenfelder- 237 votes Ward #2- Doug Nistler - 88 votes Butch Heitman - 115 votes Ward #3 - Rod Karst - 258 votes Town of Nashua Town Council: (Two 3-year terms available) Robert Zeluff - 32 votes... Full story

 

Markle Transfer Co. Machinery

Markle Transfer Co. machinery photographed while threshing outside of Nashua in April, 1928.... Full story

 

Honor Roll of Valley County Casualties

Following is an honor roll of Valley County soldiers who died in action during U.S. wars. Most were from Glasgow, but other hometowns are listed next to some names if they were available. To make additions for future publications of this list, contac... Full story

 

Scotties Place Fourth at Volleyball Divisionals

The season has ended, the gym has gone temporarily quiet and tears were shed in the locker room. These, however, were not tears of regret. There was absolutely nothing regrettable about this volleybal...

 

Once in a Lifetime

Abbi Kolstad found this rare Milk River bull moose on Nov. 7 and filled one of the only three moose permits issued along north-central-and-east Montana. According to Jon Kolstad, Abbi's father who... Full story

 

Fall Scottie Athletes Honored by District, State

For their respective teams, the season came to an abrupt halt. Football lost in the first round of the Class B playoffs, dropping a 47-6 contest in Baker. Volleyball fell twice on its home court and...

 

Bull Elk Wasted in South Phillips County

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Game Wardens are seeking information on a wasted bull elk, likely shot early in the week of Oct. 25, in southern Phillips County. On Nov. 1, Warden Todd Tryan said a...

 

Bison Hunt to Open Nov. 15

Montana’s bison hunt is set to open Nov. 15 in areas in southwestern Montana near Yellowstone National Park. The annual hunt attracted more than 10,420 individual applicants for a limited number of either-sex bison licenses. Sixty-nine residents... Full story

 

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