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Articles from the January 29, 2020 edition

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International Ice Sailing Takes Fort Peck by Surprise

When the western region of the International DN Ice Yachting Association (IDNIYA) decided to hold the North American regatta-dubbed the Twenty20 DN North American Championship-at Fort Peck Lake only t...

 

Children's Museum Receives Grant To Update Exterior

The Children’s Museum of Northeast Montana was recently awarded a $4,500 grant from the Montana Department of Commerce to update exterior signage. The Museum was one of 25 recipients to receive a portion of the $750,000 total that was awarded...

 

Musicians Showcase Skills at Honors Concerts

Students from across the region representing music districts 12 and 13 converged in Glasgow Jan. 20 for a full day of practice and rehearsals followed by a concert that evening. The 2020 Honor...

 

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...

 

School Funding and the District

Dear Glasgow School District Community Member, School funding formulas are complex and confusing. To simplify things, our district receives direct state aid payment equivalent to about 44 percent of...

 

Glasgow Leaves Warm Feeling

Dear Editor, Dear City of Glasgow Police Department Attn: Chief of Police On the cold and snowy sub-zero Monday of Jan. 13, I had an appointment with the Motor Vehicle Department to renew my driver's...

 

Lawmakers Protecting The Public

Dear Editor, Senator Daines seeks to create better public banking. Postal Banking would help Montanans gain better access to banking services. Federal law requires one post office per zip code, but...

 

Strommen, VCSO Sued Over Allegation of Sexual Assault

Former Opheim woman Elena Salinas has sued the Valley County Sheriff’s Office and ex-Undersheriff Luke Strommen in connection to allegations that he sexually assaulted her at her home in December 2017. The lawsuit, which was filed in the U.S....

 

BLM Planning to Revamp Grazing Rules

The Bureau of Land Management filed a Notice of Intent (NOI) on Jan. 21 to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) with the intent of overhauling grazing regulations on public lands. The NOI filed with the federal registry established the...

 

Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

The Soroptimist Thrift Store is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3p.m. Donations are always welcome and proceeds are used locally. THURSDAY – JAN. 30 10 a.m. - Books and Babies Story Time at Glasgow... Full story

 

DoR Hosting Glasgow Meeting on Alcohol Laws

The Montana Department of Revenue Alcoholic Beverage Control Division (ABCD) invites you to attend an overview presentation of Montana alcohol laws and rules. Anyone interested in a high-level view of the laws and rules of the alcoholic beverage... Full story

 

NAN Presents Seffarine

The Northeastern Arts Network (NAN) is proud to present Seffarine in concert as part of the 2019-2020 Big Sky Series. The concert will be at Glasgow High School on Tuesday, Feb. 4, beginning at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Seffarine’s international... Full story

 

Montana Food Policy Modernization Act Workshop

UPDATE: This event has been scheduled. Great Northern Development is currently working on getting this rescheduled. Center Director for the Mission Mountain Food Enterprise Center Jan Tusick and DPHHS Public Health Sanitarian Nina Heinzinger will be... Full story

 

Shirley Mae Nelson

Shirley Mae (Prior) Nelson, 91, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow, Mont. Services will be held this summer at a family gathering in Glasgow. She was born in Poplar, Mont., on Dec. 30, 1928, to Charles and...

 

Communications Across Our Community Series Feb. 6

Made possible by Job Service Employers’ Committee, part one of Communications Across Community Series focusing on marketing will be held at the Cottonwood Inn on Thursday, Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost will be $25, which includes lunch.... Full story

 

Snowbirds? Us?

While shopping for fresh fruits and veggies last Thursday, I was greeted by a friend in the grocers. He accused me of being the cause of coming bad weather. (We did get snow flurries, a bit of rain, more heavy snow, and strong winds Saturday,...

 

Seven Scotties Head to State Speech Tournament

The Glasgow Scotties are sending seven of their Speech and Drama competitors to the State Tournament in Bigfork on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. Coming off the heels of the Class B/C divisional tournament in...

 

Lady Scotties Rack Up Two Wins

The Glasgow Lady Scotties beat the North Country Mavericks in front of a home crowd on Jan. 24. The final score was 51 to 33 in what was a solid performance for the Scotties. The next day they hit...

 

Scottie Boys Wrangle Mavs, Fall to Eagles

The Glasgow Scotties boys faced off agains the North Country Mavericks on Jan. 24 in front of a lively home crowd and ended up on top with a final score of 58 to 43. It is the second time the Mavs and...

 

Scotties Dominate Harlem Invite

The Glasgow Scotties took home the top slot from Harlem on Jan. 25 after beating out every other team by over 45 points and placing seven competitors in first and two in second. The Scottie grapplers...

 

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