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Articles from the January 17, 2018 edition

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County Positions Open

The 2018 political season is officially underway with key Valley County positions up for grabs. Jan. 11 was the first day available for local members to file to run for various positions including... Full story

 By James Walling    News    January 17, 2018

Law Enforcement

Joe Hall, 27, of Kila, Mont., was arrested for felony burglary and theft in a joint effort by the Valley County Sheriff’s Office and the Glasgow Police Department. The arrest took place on Jan. 14 in the Shopko parking lot. At press time, Hall... Full story

 By James Walling    News    January 17, 2018

Witkowski Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping

Jay Witkowski completed a change of plea hearing on Jan. 16. He appeared before Judge Yvonne Laird in Valley County District Court. According to Valley County Attorney Dylan Jensen, Witkowski plead guilty to the offense of aggravated kidnapping. He... Full story


Chamber News:

It was a very successful holiday season for local merchants, the community and the Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture with the annual Community Cash and Chamber Big Bucks programs. From Oct. 16 to Dec. 31, Community Cash scripts were... Full story


FMDH Receives Stroke Recognition Award

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital has received the Stroke Recognition Award, sponsored by the Cardiovascular Health Program within the state health department. The award singles out critical access hospitals that demonstrate that they have the infrast... Full story

 By James Walling    News    January 17, 2018

Putting the Sip in Supper

As of Jan. 12, the thirsty among us will have already noticed a big change at the old Sam's Supper Club location on Highway 2 in Glasgow. Here's the latest: The Knodel family, responsible for the... Full story


Trump on 'Farm Country'

President Trump affirmed to applause, "Farmers always lead the way," at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 99th annual convention meeting this last week in Nashville, Tenn. The American dream is soaring back to life, he continued. It is a dream... Full story


County Filings, Open Positions

Government may seem like a dirty word around here. And with so much turmoil in today's politics, it can seem like it is too much to keep up with. Even if you have given up on our national government, don't forget about your state and local elections....


Without My Faith, I Wouldn't Be Here Now

It’s soon going to be eight years since I was diagnosed with cancer. I went through major surgery and six months of chemotherapy. Not quite five years later, I was told my cancer had returned and mestastasized to my bones. I then began a regimen...


Remembering, Forgetting

To my readers, I have no real excuse for not sending an article for your weekly reading, except, I had a hard time REMEMBERING which day it was. Like so many, my family got to battle that cold bug that seemed to make the rounds during the holidays....


The Hugest Showman

It is not strange to think of Trump’s actions as that of a ratings junky. He brags about crowds, ratings, favor with celebrities and politicians and the like, but he really is tone deaf to modern America. Whether he is making broad ethnic...


Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – JAN. 17 1 – 4 p.m. - Veteran Affairs Officers will be in Glasgow at the VA Clinic. If bad weather exists on days of travel, stay tuned to the local radio stations for updated information 5:30 p.m. - A regular Opheim School Board... Full story


Miles D. "Bud" Geer

Miles D. "Bud" Geer, 96, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at Valley View Home in Glasgow. He was born the first of twins at home near New London, Minn., on Sept. 18, 1921, to... Full story


Marie Helena Hobby

Marie H. (Nelson) Hobby, 82, died on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, in Atlanta, Ga. A memorial service and interment will be held in Glasgow, Mont. at a later date. She was the daughter of Ralph and Mabel Nel... Full story


Mary DeLea Deneault

Mary DeLea (Gamas) Deneault, 85, passed away Thursday, Jan 11, 2018, at Tender Nest retirement home in Billings. Private services will be held in Billings. She was born May 1, 1932, to Eugene and... Full story


Richard Dennis Eklund

Richard Dennis Eklund, 49, a mechanic, passed away of unknown causes in December 2017. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be Saturday, Jan. 20, at 11 a.m. at the Kirkwood Memorial...


Mary Lou Eide

Mary Lou Eide passed away Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Services are pending at this time. Bell Mortuary of Glasgow is in charge of the arrangements.... Full story


Scotties Defeat Malta, Unable to Stop Wolf Point

The Scottie boys earned a good win vs. Malta on Jan. 12, but fell just short of besting Wolf Point the following night. Junior Cade Myrick came to play, and scored double digits in both contests - 21... Full story


Lady Scotties Defeated by Malta, Wolf Point in Back-to-Back Games

The Lady Scotties couldn't muster up enough offense to defeat the M-Ettes in a Jan. 12 conference game, losing to Malta at home 57-36. The M-Ettes came east to Glasgow without a single win on the... Full story


Highlanders Compete in Miles City

Full Results: Tot 38.6 - Jack Anderson - place is 4th and has scored 9 team points: Round 1 - Riley Swallers (Poplar) won by fall over Anderson (Fall 0:43); Round 2 - Ryker Pedersen (Glasgow) won by... Full story


19U Ice Dawgs 2-0-1 vs. Kalispell

Game #1 (1-12-18) Glasgow 3, Kalispell 1 Period 1 Goals: Kennedy Schmidt assisted by Heidi Moon; Devon Johnson, unassisted. Penalties: Emily Kolstad, two minutes, tripping. Period 2 Goals: 0 Penalties... Full story


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