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Articles from the March 9, 2016 edition

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 By Parker Kulczyk    News    March 9, 2016

Murnion's Memories

I got a chance to sit down with a very busy man last week. Mr. Nick Murnion has definitely been around the block when it comes to law in Eastern Montana. He was running for county attorney before he even graduated from law school. On the topic of...

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    March 9, 2016

Emerson Drive, J. T. Hodges to Perform at Northeast Montana Fair

After several years of limited night-time entertainment at the Northeast Montana Fair, the fair board has successfully booked recording artists Emerson Drive and J.T. Hodges to perform at the 2016... Full story

 
 By Parker Kulczyk    News    March 9, 2016

Gianforte Selects Local Running Mate

Greg Gianforte, gubernatorial candidate for Montana, announced Phillips County commissioner and Malta area rancher Lesley Robinson as his running mate. Gianforte said of Robinson: "Lesley is a true,...

 
 By James Walling    News    March 9, 2016

From Susan B. to Booker T.

Beginning March 9, Mrs. Winchester's second grade Challenge Group class will be dressing the part of 16 bonafide American heroes and figures from history. The 2nd Grade Living History Museum will...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    March 9, 2016

Knudsen Seizes Opportunity

In January, Malta's Casey James Knudsen announced he would run for Montana's 33rd House District Seat and though he has always been interested in politics, he never thought he'd be a candidate at...

 

Law Enforcement Brief

The Sheriff’s department issued 11 MIPs Saturday night at a party west of town. “When the weather is nice, we’ll see more of these outdoor parties,” said Sheriff Glen Meier. The department intends to work the county heavily to prevent... Full story

 

Lady Scotties Leave It All on the Court at Divisional Tournament

If you aren't proud of the Scottie girls basketball team, then you haven't been paying attention. The Lady Scotties traveled to Choteau for the Northern B Divisional Tournament this past weekend, and...

 

The Last Puck Has Dropped for the U19 Lady Ice Dawgs

Coming off a state championship in Montana, the U19 Lady Ice Dawgs had high hopes for the NDAHA state tournament this past weekend. It wasn’t meant to be however, as the girls faced some stiff competition and placed 6th out of the 12 teams in the...

 

ElCorDel's 9-Pin No-Tap Tourney

The annual 9 Pin No-Tap Tournament at ElCorDel Lanes is one of the most anticipated bowling tournaments of the year and did not disappoint. Balls were rolling, pins were flying, drinks were flowing and laughter was pealing. Typically, the evening is...

 
 By Gary Moseman    Opinion    March 9, 2016

Speaking Up for 'Sunshine Week'

The week of March 13 is a busy one, including St. Patrick’s Day parades and shenanigans (especially in Butte) and the Western Art Week shows, sales and parties in Great Falls. The nationally televised backdrop to those events will be the year’s...

 
 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    March 9, 2016

An Ageless Question

Let’s take a look back in history to Ronald Reagan’s reign as POTUS. He was a half-month short of being 70 years old when he was sworn in the first time. There were no outward signs of the loss of mental acuity in the first four years of his...

 

Is Sportsmanship A Thing of the Past?

We’ve all seen them: bad calls or no-calls by referees at basketball games, as well as games that have gotten “out of control” with athletes sustaining serious injuries as a result. We’ve also seen athletes display inappropriate behavior,...

 

Stephen Joseph Birkoski

Stephen Joseph Birkoski, 73, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016, of mesothelioma with his family by his side. He was born the seventh of 12 kids in Glasgow, Mont., on Nov. 19, 1942, to Joseph and... Full story

 

Lynnette Springberg

Born Aug. 7, 1940, in Billings, Mont., Lynnette (Jung) Springberg was the daughter of Joseph and Lucille Jung. She grew up in Glasgow, Mont. She received her undergraduate degree in sociology from St.... Full story

 

Diane Schweigert

Diane Corrine (Susag) Schweigert, 76, of Glasgow died on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at Peace Hospice in Great Falls. A funeral service will be held Thursday, March 10, at the Scobey Lutheran Church at... Full story

 

Marie Heather Johnson

Marie Heather (Finnicum) Johnson, 60, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2016, in Glasgow, Mont. She was born July 10, 1955, to Thomas and Thelma Finnicum in Culbertson, Mont. She was the fifth of six... Full story

 

Joyce Ferrin Faechner

Joyce (Ferrin) Faechner, 82, of Great Falls, Mont., passed away Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016. She was born on May 31, 1933, in Lewistown. She was raised near Glasgow, along with her brother and two... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

MONDAYS MARCH 7 – APRIL 11 7-8 p.m. - GriefShare weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life to give help and encouragement after the death of a loved one at the Glasgow Evangelical Church, 152 Aberdeen St. in Glasgow.... Full story

 

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