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Nicol Celebrates Monumental Birthday

Aug. 13, turned out to be such a wonderful day for Maxine Nicol who, along with over 140 family and friends, helped celebrate her 90th birthday at her home at Prairie Ridge Village in Glasgow. With... Full story

 

Holiday Recipes

Desserts ITALIAN CAKE By Sheila Malone Ingredients: 1 box Marble cake mix 1 lb. Ricotta Cheese Sugar 1 tsp. vanilla TOPPING 1 box instant vanilla pudding (small) 1 c. milk 8 oz Cool Whip One 9x13 pan (grease and flour) Directions: Prepare the marble... Full story

 

The Sixth Annual Holiday Cooking 2015

Editor's Note: The response to our request for recipes was so overwhelming, we do not have room for all of them in this week's issue. Recipes will be published in the next issue of the Glasgow... Full story

 

Local Talents Give Bountiful Gift

Rural community people seem to be multi-talented in every nook and cranny of the hobby world. All of us interact with a myriad of people through our day jobs; it is always delightful when we find out...

 

Just Another Sunday in Big Sky Country

It's almost been three years since my dad, Myron Blanchard, died. I find that hard to believe, but that's what it says on his headstone. There are things that remind me of him every day. Heck,...

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places:

This gardening season has been unusually long. Normally by now, I've had several frosts and a hard freeze, which kills off all the above ground vegetation. There have been a couple light frosts this...

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places:

First, a correction: Last week my column had a glaring error. I'd stated that green beans can be sliced or chopped and frozen as-is for cooking later. It should have said "green peppers." Beans need t...

 

A Whole Lot of Pumpkins

Nikolas Kulczyk loads up on gourds at this year's 2 Pups Pumpkin Patch east of Glasgow on Hwy 2. A scheduled second weekend (Oct. 3-4) at 2 Pups has been cancelled due to heavier than expected public... Full story

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places

Now that we've had a light frost, we can enjoy a bit of lingering summer. Sometimes this is the best part of summer for us. Our harvest is finished so we aren't worried about hailstorms  or early...

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places

The cooler weather we had last week means it's officially 'worry about frost' season. This is the time of year I start thinking about dragging out the old truck tarps, blankets, and frost cloths....

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places

We finished our wheat harvest on Sept. 2. Now I have time to catch up on my garden chores, if only the weather and my body cooperate. While I'm much recovered from my boute with pneumonia, I haven't y...

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places

I grew up as a military dependent, known to many as a brat. We brats embrace the term, not as a slur, but as a mark of distinction. We recognize in each other a shared lifestyle, foreign to most...

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places

Last week I talked about harvest interfering with my gardening. On top of that, I managed to catch pneumonia, which I know nobody wants to hear about. Even medical professionals only listen to one's...

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places:

This is the time of year my garden gets short shrift. Every year I know it's coming, and every year I still put in a large garden. Every year I swear I'm not going to do so much, but then spring happe...

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places:

Many years ago, Dennis and I moved up north to become farmers with his parents. Before that, we were both employed at the former Glasgow Air Force base, long before it became St Marie. We didn't have...

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places:

Many plants can be successfully grown in containers. Greenhouses do a thriving business selling both flowers and vegetables specifically for pots. The advantage is versatility. Flowers may bloom on yo...

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places:

This week I thought I'd write about flowers. But this morning, just before 4 a.m., I was awakened by the winds and some thunder. The windows were open, bringing in the cool air, and I got up to close...

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places:

It's raspberry season! I always look forward to the first delectable berries from my garden. Every time I head out there to work, I'll be checking on the progress of the canes. Early in the spring...

 

Windows 10: To Update or Not to Update?

On July 29, Microsoft will be releasing Windows 10 (wait, didn’t Windows 8 just come out and now they’re already releasing another one? Yes . . .yes, they are). For users of Windows 7 and Windows 8, this upgrade will be free for the first year...

 

Green Spaces in Rural Places:

My garden is bordered on the north and west by our shelterbelts. We have planted lilacs to the east as a living fence and to allow me to labor in the garden sheltered from view. We aren't far from...

 

Nashua Porcupines Coach Remembered

Loren John "Larry" O'Connor was born in New York City on February 12, 1911; he was later nick-named Larry and was known by that name most of his life. Records indicate that hewas baptized as "John...

 
 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyles    July 1, 2015

Green Spaces in Rural Places

How does it grow, my garden? Certainly not with silver bells, nor cockleshells, which are actually a type of mollusk not found up here on the prairies of Northeastern Montana. I might speak sometime...

 

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