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 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    March 25, 2020 

Students, Staff And Parents Adjust To No School

*Editor's Note: After this article was written and published, Governor Steve Bullock extended the closure of all Montana K-12 schools until April 10.* Students and school staff started their second...

 

Coronavirus Confirmed In Montana

Four presumptively positive cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, were confirmed by the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) on March 13, two more cases were confirmed on March 14. while two more cases were confirmed on...

 

"Hakuna Matata"

Glasgow Middle School students performed The Lion King Jr., to an exclusive audience of special guests during Golden Ticket night on March 12, followed by two performances during the weekend, March 13...

 

Local Businesses Do Their Part To "Social Distance"

*This list has changed due to recent actions taken by the order signed by the Valley County Health Officer on March 19* The Valley County Health Officer has ordered that all bars, brew pubs, casinos, and restaurants, except for drive-thru, delivery a...

 

Gov. Bullock Directs Closure Of All Montana Schools

As a result of the fast spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Governor Steve Bullock directed the closure of all non-resident public K-12 schools for two weeks, starting March 16 and lasting through March 27. “I recognize that our schools often serve...

 

No Known Cases Of COVID-19 In Montana

Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has not yet made an appearance in Montana, as of press time, however it has hit people countrywide, including nearby Oregon and Washington. The Valley County Health Department and Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital...

 

Keystone Project In Valley County Back On Track

After a year of delays, the Keystone XL pipeline project is back on schedule in Valley County. Members from a variety of local agencies, including County Commissioners, emergency medical services, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, volunteer firefight...

 

Gov. Bullock Directs Closure Of All Montana Schools

As a result of the fast spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Governor Steve Bullock directed the closure of all non-resident public K-12 schools for two weeks, starting March 16 and lasting through March 27. “I recognize that our schools often serve...

 

A Surgical Procedure at Irle

Irle School first-grade students in Mrs. Overby's, Mrs. Boyer's, and Mrs. Qualls' classes had quite the learning experience on Feb. 25. Thanks to the generosity of Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital's...

 

Frazer Community Comes Together To Honor MMIW

In what is becoming an annual tradition for Frazer School, community members, students, staff, and school athletes came together on Jan. 17 to bring awareness and honor all the Missing and Murdered...

 

Glasgow Resident Recognized For Service to Country and Community

In front of family and friends, Glasgow's Adeline Mitchell was recognized on Feb. 14 at Prairie Ridge Village for her many years of service to the country and community by Congressman Greg Gianforte....

 

Small-But-Mighty Opheim Ranked Third In State For Vocab

Opheim students are just a small fraction of the 40,000 students in North America currently competing in Vocabulary.com’s annual Vocabulary Bowl, which runs through April 30. The goal of the competition is to master more words than the...

 

Glasgow Residents Bring Unique Voice On Fostering To D.C.

Glasgow residents, foster parents and advocates for children in the foster care system, Jenn and Warren Calkin recently received an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., Jan. 15 and 16, to...

 

Keystone XL Pipeline Construction to Begin

TC Energy (formerly TransCanada) is putting the past year’s legal battles behind them and is moving ahead with plans to construct the Keystone XL pipeline. On Jan. 21, Terry Cunha, a spokesman for TC Energy, told the Williston Herald that the...

 

Glasgow Native Chosen To Participate In Equine Training

Glasgow native and Nashua graduate Shaylin Barnett has received the opportunity of a lifetime to participate in the Equest PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) International-App...

 

Nashua Resident Advocates For Local Farmers and Ranchers

Over the past few months, Nashua resident John Walker has been keeping busy being an advocate for farmers and ranchers of all ages. In September he was elected President of the Valley County Farm...

 

Nashua Sixth-Grader Awarded County Winner For Drawing

Nashua sixth-grader Madison Harris, in addition to some of her classmates, participated in the Ag in Color Drawing contest, which is a part of Montana Farm Bureau Federation's Montana Youth (MT)...

 

North Country Mavs Busy Two Weeks

The North Country Mavericks traveled to Scobey on Jan. 10 trying to secure a win against the class C powerhouse Scobey Spartans. The girls battled hard, succumbing to the Spartans by a mere two points while the boys could not keep up with the...

 

Lustre Lions Boys Claim Home Court Victory Against Mavs

The Lustre Lions hosted the North Country Mavericks on Jan. 17 where both the girls’ and boys’ team tried to claim a home victory. The boys clinched the win 53 to 43 however the girls fell short with a final score of 52-14. On the girls’ side,...

 

Lustre Lions Play Three Games Over Two Weeks

The Lustre Lions have seen plenty of court action the past few weeks, traveling to Bainville on Jan. 3 and hosting the Scobey Spartans on Jan. 7 as well as the Frazer Bearcubs on Jan. 11. In the game...

 

Nashua Hosts Frazer Then Travels to Circle

The Nashua Porcupines hosted the Frazer Bearcubs on Jan. 10. The boys' side saw a victory, winning 58 to 36 however the girls' side saw a loss 43-35. The girls' game saw lots of back and forth...

 

Age Increases To 21 To Purchase Tobacco Products

A new U.S. law went into effect at the end of 2019 prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Local stores are complying with the change notifying patrons with signs at the register and on the doors as they walk in....

 

Trump Expected To Sign Phase One Of China Deal On Jan. 15

President Donald Trump announced on Dec. 31, via his official Twitter account, he has plans to sign the first phase of the trade deal with China on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at the White House. The first phase saw Washington agreeing to cancel some new...

 

Mavericks Dominate Porcupines' Home Court

The Nashua Porcupines hosted the North Country Mavericks on Jan. 3 in the Nashua gym. The boys' game saw lots of back and forth action starting in the second quarter, however the Porcupines couldn't c...

 

Lions Come Out Victorious Over Porcupines

The Lustre Lions traveled to Nashua on Dec. 20 and the spikes of the Porcupines could not keep the Lions away, as the Lion girls won a hard fought battle 34-32 and the boys won 59-12. On the girls'...

 

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