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Articles from the May 4, 2016 edition

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 By James Walling    News    May 4, 2016

Drug Bust in St. Marie

Members of the Valley County Sheriff's Office and the Tri Agency Task Force arrested Shannon Ray Emeline (36, male) on a warrant for criminal possession of dangerous drugs out of Yellowstone County...

 News    May 4, 2016

Bronze Bugler Trumpets Progress at Vet Memorial

A hero-sized bronze sculpture destined to be a key feature at the Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial at Fort Peck is on temporary display at First Community Bank in Glasgow, reports Art Widhalm.... Full story

 By Kevin Quinn    News    May 4, 2016

McMurry to Replace Retiring Daggett at the Dam

Darin McMurry has been selected as the new Operations Project Manager for the Fort Peck Dam Project in Fort Peck, Mont. McMurry will replace John Daggett, who retires June 3.  McMurry is currently the Deputy Operations Project Manager and Chief of...

 By Parker Kulczyk    News    May 4, 2016

Montana Voter Information

Montana’s Democratic and Republican Primary Elections will be held June 7, and if you wish to vote, you must be registered. Regular registration will end May 9 at 5 p.m., with late registration beginning May 10. If you are looking to register,... Full story

 By James Walling    News    May 4, 2016

City Council Brief

Council members attended to old and ongoing business at the May 2 Glasgow City Council meeting. Among the items on the agenda were a bid opening for the purchase of a new mower for use at the...

 By Parker Kulczyk    News    May 4, 2016

On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow!

As summer approaches, the air gets warmer, the birds start chirping, the boats come out of storage, and the shorts come out of the closet. The same applies to the local greenhouses and their wide array of flora, pots and potting soil. Jolene Reyes,...

 By Parker Kulczyk    News    May 4, 2016

Valley County Free Tree Day

Valley County will be having their 9th annual Free Tree Day on Thursday, May 5. They will be giving out trees starting at 7:30 a.m. on the east side of the Glasgow Courthouse until they are gone. There will be lilacs, caragana, chokecherry, American... Full story


GHS Hires New Girls Coach

The Lady Scotties have yet another new head basketball coach. Travis Nielsen has been hired to replace Jon Kolstad, whose contract was not renewed after two years of coaching. Interviews were held at the district office Monday afternoon, and were...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 4, 2016

Scottie Tracksters Compete in Great Falls

Glasgow's varsity track and field team got a preview of the divisional meet this weekend when they competed in Great Falls at the Fairfield-Belt Invitational. It was an opportunity to become familiar...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 4, 2016

Scottie Sluggers Top Dawgs in Conference

After four games over the weekend, the Scottie softball team improved their overall record to 11-3, and took the top spot in the conference with a record of 8-0. The Scotties faced Shepherd in their...

 By Steve Daines    Opinion    May 4, 2016

Conrad Burns' Lasting Legacy

With the news of Conrad Burns’ passing late last week, Montanans lost a member of the family. From across the state prayers were offered for Phyllis and the Burns family and fond memories were shared. Conrad was a dedicated husband to Phyllis and...

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    May 4, 2016

A Most Embarrassing Moment

It took me 73 years and 71 days but I have finally had it! I know I have mentioned this before, but it seems to have fallen on deaf eyes, especially mine, but I don’t see a tangible solution to the growing problem. Several or more of the...


Water Service for City of Glasgow

Dear Residents: As you have probably heard, city of Glasgow has been in the process of determining which courses of action to take in regards to the future source of Glasgow’s drinking water. As a public water provider, the city understands the... Full story

 By Parker Kulczyk    Opinion    May 4, 2016

Grumbling About Millennials

Almost every day, I see a post on Facebook of someone complaining that millennials are over-privileged and want to succeed but they don’t want to work hard for it. It is one of the most ironic things. You see all of these posts, and realize all of... Full story

 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    May 4, 2016

Starting With Sheep

While listening to the radio one day this week, I heard a notice regarding the date the Hi-line Wool Pool would be shipping wool. Two thoughts crossed my mind. The first being that it was really early in the year to be shipping wool, and the other...

 By Chris Pippin    Opinion    May 4, 2016

Can't We Agree to Disagree?

Looking at the bane of social media i.e. Facebook, I am bewildered on how polarized we have become. I see the posts stating so and so will leave America if Trump is elected. No they won’t. No one will. If a conservative like myself can survive...


Jake Schweigert Jr.

Jake Schweigert, Jr., 75, of Glasgow, Mont., died Monday, April 25, 2016, at Faith Nursing Home in Wolf Point, Mont. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 6, at 11 a.m. at Bell Mortuary in... Full story


Helmuth Hans Schmitt

Helmuth Hans Schmitt passed peacefully Saturday, April 23, 2016, in Spokane, Wash. He lived a full and active life until the very end. He was 72 years old. He was born in Glasgow, Mont., Aug. 26,... Full story


Elizabeth 'Betty' Heffner

Elizabeth "Betty" Heffner, 90, of Glasgow, Mont., left to be with the angels Wednesday, April 27, 2016. She was born July 7, 1925, in Karlsruhe, N.D. She was one of 13 children. She married LeRoy Klimplein in 1943, and they had three children: Larry... Full story


Larry Olson

Larry Olson, age 72, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 at his home in Miles City, Mont. He was born on Sept. 13, 1943, in Terry, Mont., to Alvin and Mildred (Wang) Olson. He attended A remembrance... Full story


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – MAY 5 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. - The Valley County Pioneer Museum began their spring schedule on May 3. The new hours will be Tuesdays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 5:30-7:30 p.m. - A kick-off event for the 2016 Wilderness Walks at the... Full story


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