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Articles from the October 21, 2015 edition

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 By George Kesel    News    October 21, 2015

Glasgow Residents Take Prizes in Montana State Lottery

Glasgow has proven hot recently in the lottery department, and Ballard Williams is basking in the heat. He won the $75,000 grand prize with a Frogger Scratch ticket purchased from the Agland Co-op at...

 

Classifieds

Classifieds for the week of Oct. 21, 2015....  PDF

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    October 21, 2015

Vet Clinic Open Despite Loss

In the wake of Doctor Russell J. Smith's passing, the Glasgow Veterinary Clinic consolidates its mettle to move forward. "Its been a tragedy," said Shirley Siefert, "but we're working through it. It's...

 
 By James Walling    News    October 21, 2015

A Vague Hypothesis:

It has been more than a month since the Courier first asked the American Prairie Reserve's Hilary Parker for evidence of site-specific research related to "free-roaming" bison release efforts in...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    October 21, 2015

City Council Roundup

The Glasgow City Court received a $333,167 federal grant for the establishment of an adult treatment court. “Not a lot of limited courts of jurisdiction are awarded these grants,” said City Judge Lynn Gilbert. “This is something we’ve been...

 
 By James Walling    News    October 21, 2015

Sheriff's PSA: Dispatch

On Saturday, Oct. 24, a new generator is being installed at the Valley County Courthouse, necessitating interruptions in electrical and other services. According to Sheriff Glen Meier, “This could intermittently affect dispatch and our ability to... Full story

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    October 21, 2015

Local Elections are Coming Up

On Nov. 3, townspeople around Valley County will turn out to vote in their city’s respective municipal elections. The candidates and the positions for which they’re running are as follows: Fort Peck: Mayor (4 year term): John Jones (incumbent)... Full story

 

Think Before You Donate

Folks, it’s that time of year again when charities from all over the world will be pulling on your heart strings to send them money. Some of these charities are legitimate and worthy of your donation. Some are not. For the past few years I have...

 

Deficits in Diplomacy

It seems to me that there is a lot more name-calling and mud-slinging done in politics, or at least more people seem to agree with the names being thrown about. Both parties are equally guilty. On one side you have 'cReepublicans' and on the other...

 

Hip Replacement, Tenacity and Endurance

I’d been experiencing increasing pain in my right leg and decided I needed to find out what was causing it. So for most of the past month I’ve been in Billings for medical tests and consultations that resulted in the total replacement of my... Full story

 

Dr. Mirich, We Need You

Dr. Mirich, We Need You Three years ago, my daughter injured her knee and needed emergency surgery. It was a very hard time as she wasn’t immediately diagnosed. Fortunately she was able to get in to see Dr. Mirich and got the surgery she needed,...

 

Hello from Horace!

Mary Honrud’s common sense commentary, “A Return To Founding Values,” provided a valuable reminder of the efforts of the framers of the Constitution to specifically avoid the repressiveness associated with creating any kind of religious...

 

Rocking Out!

I am a rock enthusiast of sorts. I like flat rocks and character rocks, and my sense of character may be entirely different from anyone else. This interest in rocks brings to mind the many hours that farmers have spent clearing ground of rocks in...

 

Leonard Etchart

Leonard "Len" Etchart, 87, slipped peacefully into the arms of his Creator, on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Father, Brother, Husband, Uncle, Papa, Friend and "Doc" - he was beloved and will be missed by...

 

Dorothy Elizabeth Taylor

Our beloved mother, Dorothy Elizabeth (Fink) Taylor, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, at the age of 89. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m....

 

Faithe Marie Schellinger

Surrounded by her husband and children, Faithe Marie (Rasmussen) Schellinger, 72, of Kalispell, Mont., left this world to join her loved ones in heaven on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, after bravely losing...

 

John V. Knight

John V. Knight passed away Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, in Perham, Minn. Cremation has taken place and funeral services will be held Nov. 6, in Perham. A full obituary will follow.... Full story

 

Memorial Services for Mark Jackson

There will be a Celebration of Life for Mark Jackson Saturday, Oct. 24, at 5 p.m. at OB’s in Saco. Please come join us and share your stories and memories of Mark with the family. We look forward to seeing you there.... Full story

 

Young Hunters at Work

McKenna Strommen, 11, harvested her first buck on Oct. 15 with the help of her proud dad, Luke. Walking for miles on the Milk River bottom to no avail, the Strommens set up a blind beside an alfalfa... Full story

 

Scotties Blast Poplar In Third Straight Win

The Red and White returned from Poplar in high spirits. A 63-22 victory over the host Indians marked the team's third straight conference triumph and sets up a winner-take-all showdown with Malta for...

 

Hockey in the Heartland

A wide-swept hurricane of detritus pocks the empty Valley County Event Center parking lot on a hot mid-July morning. Crumpled Wrigley wrappers, beer cans crushed into the loose gravel by indifferent...

 

Running Scotties Sweep Plentywood in Final Tune-Up

Four Glasgow runners finished in their respective meet's overall top five - Walker Allen and Ellis McKean for the boys, Emily and Julia Kolstad for the girls - as the Scotties coasted to top honors...

 
 By Lori Dailey    Sports    October 21, 2015

Scotties Inch Towards Volleyball 2B Title

The Scottie volleyball season is rapidly coming to a close. Another conference victory, this one over a very scrappy and determined Harlem team, put the Scotties closer to finishing on top of the 2B...

 

New Cooperative Access Project in North Valley County

Carroll MT Properties, the Bureau of Land Management and the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation have teamed together to improve access to over 30,000 acres of public lands and to provide new access to 9,000 acres of private lands. This... Full story

 

College Hoops Clinic at Glasgow Gymnasium

Local young basketball players enjoyed an afternoon with the MSU-Northern Lady Skylights team in a skills camp organized by the Glasgow Area Basketball Club on Oct. 17. Skylights head coach, Chris... Full story

 

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