Articles from the March 14, 2018 edition
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Local Sees Need, Prompts Charger Install
When forced to take their toddler daughter to the emergency room on Oct. 10, 2017, the last thing on the minds of Lacey Brelje, and her husband, was to grab a phone charger. But, hours later they sat... Full story
School Closure History Lesson
School closures are few and far between in Northeast Montana, even with the severe weather that is typical for the region. Following the recent weather event that was reported on in the Courier (It’s Snow Joke, March 7), one of the most asked... Full story
Courthouse Square Happenings
As of Monday, March 12, the window to file for open Valley County positions has officially closed. Final additions to the unusually long list of names includes Joe Horn for sheriff, Christine Gamas for justice of the peace, and Darwin L. Johnson has... Full story
State House Reps Decided by Default
Following the March 12 deadline to file as a candidate in Montana’s November election for House District 33, which covers Malta to Glasgow, and 34, which covers Glasgow north to Scobey and around to Cubertson, were decided by default as the... Full story
NWS Reminder on Ice Jam Season
Temperatures will be warming up in the Upper Yellowstone and Upper Musselshell River basins with readings in the fifties to lower sixties by mid-week. That will allow tributaries to start sending water and ice into the main stem rivers. Generally, it... Full story
Starting Sunday the 11th, news outlets nationwide will seek to call attention to the simple notion that democracy works only when it works out in the open — in the sunshine. The term that has come into use in recent years to describe the concept lo...
Maintaining Valley View
I was watching Valley View Home’s community input for support of the upcoming mill levy vote for funding the nursing home the next few years. There was one comment from a gentleman that indicated we did not maintain the building over the previous...
St. Paddy's Day Safety
In Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day is a religious holiday. In the U.S., it’s primarily a day to wear green, pinch those who are not, and very often for some, drink alcohol in excess. Unfortunately, this sometimes results in those people getting...
Rolling Dice on Korea
In a surprise twist on Thursday, President Donald Trump agreed to a meeting with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un. If the meeting takes place it would be the first ever between a sitting president and the leader of North Korea. Pyongyang has long s...
Remember Spit Tests
Do you remember the “Spit Test” of the past? No, this test had nothing to do with DNA or drugs. I am sure that wasn’t even thought of in past generations. A friend recently made me a gift of a “sad iron,” assuring me that it might be just...
Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area
WEDNESDAY – MARCH 14 1 p.m. - Valley County Conservation Dist. monthly Board Meeting at USDA Service Center. Meeting is open to the public. 1 p.m. - Foot care the second Wednesday of the month at Nashua Senior Center. Sign up by calling the center,... Full story
Darrel L. Linner
Darrel L Linner, 77, of Fort Peck, Mont., passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday, March 3, 2018. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date in Fort Peck. He was born May 24, 1940,... Full story
Ray Brandt, age 82, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont., after a three-year battle with cancer. Funeral arrangements will be set for later... Full story
Sarah Russell Etchart
Sarah (Russell) Etchart, age 70, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 5, 2018. She was born Sarah Fortune Russell on Aug. 13, 1947, in Bronxville, N.Y., to Betty and Edwin Russell, former mayor of... Full story
Leon Palmer Bergan
Leon Palmer Bergan, 85, of Great Falls, Mont., passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018. He was born on Sept. 25, 1932, in Scobey, Mont., to Palmer and Lydia Bergan. He joined the United States Navy and... Full story
Brian Corey Jensen
Brian Corey Jensen, 50, of Great Falls, Mont., left his earthly bounds on Saturday, March 3, 2018, to join our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Services will be announced at a later date. He was born in... Full story
Dolores M. Brown
Dolores M. Brown passed away peacefully at Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow, Mont., on Friday, March 2, 2018. She was 73 years old. She leaves behind three children, Gordon Brown II and his wife, Brigitte, of Billings, Samantha (Brown) Floyd and... Full story
Highlanders Produce Two State Champions
The Glasgow Highlanders sent a record 51 competitors to the State AAU Tournament in Great Falls March 9-11. They joined nearly 1,300 other young grapplers and 87 other teams at the event and turned heads with the depth of talent coming out of... Full story
Glasgow's March Madness is Upon Us
The 20th Annual Jeff Jurgens Memorial Basketball Tournament kicks off in Glasgow this weekend, beginning on Friday, March 16 and going through Sunday, March 18. The tournament, which is geared towards boys and girls fourth grade through 10th grade,... Full story
Ice Dawg Hockey Wraps Up
Hockey season in Glasgow officially came to a close this past weekend as the 14U girls and the Bantam boys competed in their final state tournaments March 9-11. The 14U girls traveled to Williston to... Full story