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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 23, 2014 

Easter Blazes Send A Message: Fire Season Here Early

A fire call came in around 5:10 p.m. on Easter Sunday. What started as a truck with a tire blowout, ended up with 455 acres of burnt grass. An old farm house, shop and out building were also lost in t... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 23, 2014 

Fairy Magic Comes To Glasgow

The magic of childhood is a little short lived at times. Luckily good deeds can sometimes make the magic last a little bit longer. One lucky girl got a note that will make her believe in fairies for...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 23, 2014 

Just A Pipe Dream Now?

While the news has been heard nationwide, Glasgow heard some of it from Bud Anderson, an independent contractor with TransCanada who works for Western Energy Planning and has been working on the Keystone XL Pipeline project. Glasgow and Valley...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 23, 2014 

Fire Hall Roof Project Goes Back Out To Bid

While the wet season isn’t quite over yet, another winter has passed and the roof on the Glasgow South Side Fire Hall is still suffering damage with more moisture. The battle to put a roof on the fire hall has been ongoing as several different...

 News    April 23, 2014 

Cornwells: Good Landowners

Gov. Steve Bullock, center, presents one of the 2014 Montana Neighbor Awards to Lee and Madylon Cornwell of Glasgow during an April 16 ceremony at the state capitol in Helena. The awards go annually... Full story

 News    April 23, 2014 

Avondale Thrived Before 1935

This is an Avondale celebration community picnic on the Porcupine. Homesteaders came to the small community in 1910. The town of Avondale was established in 1915. It had a general store, post office,... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 16, 2014

Coming Up Roses

Flowers almost always bring a smile. We share flowers at times of celebration, times of sympathy and sometime just to show we care. Now the business that has been in Glasgow since 2005, providing... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 16, 2014

Waste Not? Or Want Not?

It's a big number, maybe a tough one to swallow. The number is an estimated $7,566,100. That is what Morrison-Mairle Inc. proposed for all the improvements at the water treatment plant (WTP) in...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 16, 2014

Big Issue: Should NorthWestern Energy Buy Dams?

Last week the audience was very small at a public service commission meeting held in Glasgow. Representatives from NorthWestern Energy, the Public Service Commission (PSC) and legal counsel showed up to talk with the audience about some current...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 16, 2014

Glasgow's Physicist: Cami Starr Collins

Some of the credit could go to the hard work and dedication of one Glasgowite. Those who remember her years in the local schools seem to remember a student who was extremely gifted and talented, and p...

 By Sandy Laumeyer    News    April 16, 2014

Nashua Post Office Survives, But Hours Cut

Under the Post Plan, the U.S. Post Office has closed a number of community post offices and reduced hours for smaller towns. The plan was developed as an alternative to closing the smaller post offices. On Thursday, April 4, Rhonda Mailey, who...

 News    April 16, 2014

Postcard: The Glasgow Great Northern Depot

The Glasgow Great Northern depot runs parallel with the transcontinental railroad to establish Glasgow's east-west street layout in this vintage photograph. Entire early Valley County communities... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 9, 2014

Outta Here: The Wankel T. Rex

It was a slow and tedious process as the newly found Tyrannosaurus rex was pulled from the ground around 25 years ago. The skeleton was discovered near the Fort Peck Reservoir by Kathy Wankel, of... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 9, 2014

Veterans Memorial Becoming A Reality

The goal of honoring local veterans is becoming a reality. As Memorial Day creeps closer on the calendar, the Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial Park in Fort Peck is nearing its financial goals. Steven Page, part of the Northeastern Montana Veteran...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 9, 2014

Glasgow Airport: Ready For Takeoff?

An airport can be an economic hub for small communities, often bringing in extra business and employment. With that backdrop, the Glasgow airport saw a change in management at the end of last year along with the welcome of Cape Air. With changes...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 9, 2014

Battleground Montana

With the changing of voter district lines, some legislative positions have shifted and some office holders have stepped down to take other positions appointed to them. It's an active campaigning seaso...

 News    April 9, 2014

A Year After Glasgow, Radioactive Waste Firm In Legal Trouble

An oil company that hoped to store radioactive waste in Glasgow a year ago is now facing more legal problems. Daniel McNair and his son Daniel Ross McNair are facing 14 felony charges in an indictment filed in Anchorage,on March 28. According to a...

 News    April 9, 2014

FDR Came To Fort Peck 80 Years Ago

President Franklin D. Roosevelt came to Fort Peck on his first visit on Aug. 6, 1934. Coming up this summer, that would be 80 years ago. He spoke to a crowd of 20,000 people from the rear platform of... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 2, 2014

Meth's Hold: Trying To Escape It

This is the sixth and final part of a series of articles focusing on educating the community about drug use in Valley County. "It's the devil's drug, I really believe that," Misty Raup said. It was a... Full story

 By Heidi Johnson    News    April 2, 2014

A Cut Above: Simeniuk Signs Off As FFA VP

Gwynn Simeniuk gave her retiring address as 2013-14 state FFA first vice president last weekend, March 27-30, in Great Falls at the Montana State FFA Convention. Simeniuk has spent a busy and...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 2, 2014

Battles Set For School Elections

As the school year is coming closer to a close, schools are getting ready for their upcoming elections. School elections will be held on Tuesday, May 6. Nashua has two Board of Trustees positions on the ballot. Incumbents Joe Laumeyer and Ryan...

 News    April 2, 2014

Obamacare Sign-Up Ain't Over Till It's Over

The Obamacare rollout has again gone into overtime, extending beyond the March 31 deadline to enroll for health insurance for 2014. Montana Insurance Commissioner Monica J. Lindeen on Tuesday released the following statement: “If you tried to log...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 2, 2014

Accidental Shooting Rattles Neighborhood

Law enforcement responded in full force on Saturday, March 29, when a caller reported a bullet coming through a Glasgow area living room wall and lodging into the wall across the room. Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier said the Sheriff’s Office...

 News    April 2, 2014

Schmeckfest 2014!

Here's an overhead view of the scene at last week's Schmeckfest in Lustre Christian High School, which was a smashing success again this year. More than 900 people were served. Guests, such as alumni... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 26, 2014

Ground Broken For The New Irle

A large crowd gathered in the cold wind around a mound of dirt at Irle School on Monday, March 24. Students, teachers and school board members shivered in the cold, along with Montana School... Full story


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