Articles from the February 14, 2018 edition
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Gift Shows Small Town Spirit
Recently, you may have read the article about Tim Newton’s gift to the Francis Mahon Deaconess Hospital foundation. When asked if I could write about it, Newton said “if this donation can inspire more donations to the Foundation then it’s all... Full story
Rhonda Knudsen Seeks Son's House Seat
Speaker of the Montana State House, Austin Knudsen, will be unable to run for his current seat in 2018 do to eight year term limits. In his place, Rhonda Knudsen, his mother, has become Montana House District 34’s next Republican hopeful. At press... Full story
Strommen Talks Priorities
Strommen Talks Priorities A.J. Etherington FOR The Courier Luke Strommen, the current Undersheriff and nine-year veteran of the Valley County Sheriff's Office, has filed to run for Valley County... Full story
Courthouse Square Happenings
Valley County Commissioner Paul Tweten told the Courier at press time that the commission expects to pick a replacement for Connie Boreson as head of the Valley County Health Department at the Feb. 14 meeting. Valley County Planner Rene Clampitt... Full story
Rosston Speaks on Suicide Prevention
Representatives from Valley County schools, Roosevelt County schools, Daniels County schools, FMDH, Glasgow Police Department, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, Youth Dynamics and the Glasgow Clinic attended the Northeast Montana Suicide Prevention p... Full story
Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle told the Courier that his office will be testing prospects for two open deputy positions this week from a pool of nine applicants. Once the list has been reduced to two names, they will have to pass additional... Full story
The President's Priorities
A week after President Trump signed a two-year budget deal, the White House released a new Trumpian budget proposal to Congress to highlight the President's priorities. His $4.4 trillion budget proposal stands against many of the promises made...
Infrastructure in Farm Country
Montana’s farmers and ranchers can look forward to better roads, bridges and other essential infrastructure thanks to President Trump’s "Building Stronger America" plan. Montana Farm Bureau President Hans McPherson said the proposed $50 billion...
The Cost of Budget Cuts
It is easy to dismiss the budget cuts being considered by the Department of Public Health and Human Services as an easy way to save money. However, the latest round of proposed cuts to home support services and therapeutic foster care create a...
What is in Our Cup?
We’ve all heard the old saying about if the cup is half empty or half full. I’ve also read a bit of a different version and that is it doesn’t matter if your cup is half empty or half full. The point is that your cup is always refillable. I...
Is the Tea Party Dead?
And so it seemed that Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan forgot the platform that an entire Caucus of Republicans ran on platforms of fiscal responsibility, and as such with the passage of tax cuts and a federal spending deal that will cost $300 billion....
Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area
WEDNESDAY – FEB. 14 St. Mary Milk River Summit in Glasgow Tuesday & Wednesday, Feb. 13-14. More info www.dnrc.mt.gov/division/water. 1 – 4 p.m. - Veteran Affairs Officers will be in Glasgow at the VA Clinic. If bad weather exists on days of... Full story
Deborah Jo Fogle
Deborah Jo (Spilllum) Fogle, age 54, of Wolf Point, Mont., passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at the Billings Clinic Hospital after a courageous and hard-fought battle against gastric cancer. A... Full story
Fred William Cool
Fred William Cool, age 90, passed away at Whidbey General Hospital in Coupeville, Wash., from a head injury. He peacefully joined his Lord and Savior on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. A cremation has taken... Full story
Josephine 'Jo' Marie Dorsey
After a long, fearless fight battling ovarian, uterus, blood and bone cancer, Josephine "Jo" Marie (Lauckner) Dorsey, age 54, passed away peacefully in her home at Morning Star Senior Living on Saturd... Full story
Joseph David 'JD' Barnett
Joseph David “JD” Barnett left us to be with our Lord Jesus on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in Manhattan, Gallatin County, Mont., at the age of 93. He was born Oct. 26, 1924, to Thomas and Dola (Martin) Barnett, in Gallatin County, Ill., the oldest of... Full story