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Articles from the March 11, 2020 edition

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No Known Cases Of COVID-19 In Montana

Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has not yet made an appearance in Montana, as of press time, however it has hit people countrywide, including nearby Oregon and Washington. The Valley County Health Department and Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital...

 

Guns and Hoses Is On For Mar. 20 At VEC

Guns and Hoses/Skate for a Cure will take over the Valley Event Center on Friday, March 20, starting at 5:30 p.m. with food and concessions. The main event is scheduled to kick off at 6:30 p.m. when...

 

Keystone Project In Valley County Back On Track

After a year of delays, the Keystone XL pipeline project is back on schedule in Valley County. Members from a variety of local agencies, including County Commissioners, emergency medical services, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, volunteer firefight...

 

Local Fire Departments Receive Elks Grants

The Glasgow Elks awarded Valley County Long Run Fire Department and Hinsdale Volunteer Fire Department with grants as part of the Montana State Elks Association State Major Project. This year’s funding, which amounted to $200,000, went to... Full story

 

Body Recovered From Fort Peck Lake

A Cody, Wyo., man is dead after falling through the ice while riding his four-wheeler on the evening of March 6, or morning of March 7, at Fort Peck Lake. According to Valley County Sheriff and Coroner Tom Boyer, the body of 80-year-old Ronald...

 

V.C. Man Charged After Fleeing DUI Arrest

A Valley County man was arrested the evening of March 8 after leading the Valley County Sheriff on a pursuit following an attempted stop for driving under the influence of alcohol. Valley County Sheriff Tom Boyer told the Courier that Matthew Lundstr...

 

Strommen Trial Delayed

The rape trial of disgraced ex-Valley County Undersheriff Luke Strommen has been delayed after the judge in the case granted the defense a continuance for an unknown period of time. The trial had been set to start on March 9, but was canceled at the...

 

In Like a Lamb

March weather conditions started off with warm above freezing temperatures, leading to snow and ice in the region to melt off, which caused minor flooding in low lying areas in Valley County. With...

 

Hoyer Also Shovels Snow After Accident

Dear Editor, I was pleased to read your story about Michael Hoyer. He is also great at snow removal. He and his dad shoveled snow off my driveway and sidewalks once before his accident. It wasn't...

 

Awareness Of Challenges Faced By People With Disabilities Is Only The First Step

Dear Editor, This March we celebrate the 33rd Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. In 1987, President Ronald Reagan issued a public proclamation that called on all Americans to provide...

 

Get To Know Raph Graybill

Dear Editor, A little over a year ago, a brilliant lawyer helped secure the future of our family ranch. Raphael Graybill, in his role as chief legal counsel for the governor, went to battle for privat...

 

Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum will be open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. through April. WEDNESDAY – MARCH 11 5 p.m. - Valley County Refuse District #1 meeting at the Landfill. The Refuse District normally meets the third... Full story

 

GMS Production Of The Lion King

The Glasgow Middle School would like to invite you to their production of The Lion King. The musical will run Friday, March 13, and Saturday, March 14, at 7 p.m. and the final performance will take... Full story

 

Lutefisk Dinner Rescheduled

Lutefisk at First Lutheran Church in Glasgow is now being served on Sunday, March 29, from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. Menu includes Lutefisk, meatballs, mashed potatoes and gravy, coleslaw, Lefse Shack lefse and orange sherbet for dessert. Tickets will be... Full story

 

Douziech To Promote Book

Hinsdale author Justin Douziech will be at the Glasgow City-County Library, 408 3rd Ave. N., Glasgow, on Thursday, March 19, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. to promote his new book, “Unlocking The Mysteries Of Revelation,” a book composed of topics that are... Full story

 

Social Security Seminar March 16

Shelly George Thrivent Financial will be presenting a social security seminar on Monday, March 16, at the Cottonwood Inn. The seminar will start at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to Shelly George at 228-2585 or e-mail at... Full story

 

Lucky Knuckle Brew Run Set For March 14

The Lucky Knuckle Brew Run is Saturday, March 14, with registration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Busted Knuckle Brewery, 303 1st Ave. S., Glasgow and the race will begin at 2 p.m. at the Brewery. The registration fee is $20 and non-refundable. The run... Full story

 

George Emery Watson

George Emery Watson was born in Glasgow, Mont., on Feb. 22, 1939. He attended schools in Glasgow and Saco, Mont. His main interests were auto mechanics and electronics. George loved Saco. Many of his... Full story

 

Dolores 'Dee' L. Wesen

Dolores "Dee" L. Wesen 91, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 7, 2020, surrounded by her family in Glasgow, Mont. Family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday, March 15, 2020, at... Full story

 

Allyn 'Buster' Walter Skyberg

Allyn "Buster" Walter Skyberg, age 95, of rural Fort Peck, Mont., passed away Friday, March 6, 2020, in Glasgow, Mont. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 16, at 10:30 a.m. at the Our... Full story

 

John Thomas Myhre

John Thomas Myhre was born to Evelyn and John Myhre, Sr. on May 5, 1935. He passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at 9:50 p.m. at Pelican Rapids Senior Living Center, in Pelican Rapids, Minn., of... Full story

 

Randolph Peck

Randolph George Peck, 72, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2019, at his mother’s home in St. Marie, Mont. Randy’s remains were cremated. We invite family and friends to join us for a celebration of his life on Saturday, March 21, 11 a.m. at... Full story

 

Sandra Laumeyer

Sandra Kay (Sonnenberg) Laumeyer passed away Monday, March 9, 2020. Services are pending. A full obituary will follow.... Full story

 

Changing Times?

Can we all agree we hate the biannual time changes? “Losing” that hour each spring seems harder than “gaining” it back in the fall. In reality, all we are accomplishing is messing up everyone’s time schedules. It’s an arbitrary insult to...

 

ServSafe Food Manager Class Offered

Montana Department of Agriculture, your local health departments and Montana State University Extension work hard to make sure safe food is prepared and served in restaurants and other food establishments. Montana State University Extension helps by... Full story

 

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