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Articles from the March 18, 2015 edition

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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

Fire Story

The supposed day of unluck came and went and nothing extraordinary happened for a local family. Saturday, March 14, came and the family went on with their normal daily activities. Becky Holter was at... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

Norwegian Women's Rep Visits Glasgow

While we're home of the Glasgow Scotties, you won't be finding a lot of Scots in the area. What you will find is plenty of Norwegian names and heritage in the area. Some families came to homestead,...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

World Wildlife Exhibit A Reality

"We've served thousands of children, between 3,000 to 6,000 a year, from all over," said Stacey Fast, the director of the Northeastern Montana Children's Museum. After switching locations and struggli...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

Boards: Help Wanted

School boards in Valley County are preparing for school elections in early May this year. While all districts have at least one trustee position open, there haven’t been many signing up to serve on their local board. If you're looking for a way to...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

County Considers Adding A Nurse

Valley County Commissioners meet for discussion and decision every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. The public is always invited to attend. During the month of February they had several items on the agenda. Here are a few highlights. They discussed the...

 

WRC Addressing Bakken Problems

The Bakken Oil boom is the largest oil boom that Western North Dakota and Eastern Montana has ever experienced. The Bakken spreads across nearly 200,000 square miles (Shaw, Sawicki, 2012). The oil boom’s high wages attract people from all over the... Full story

 
 By Edwin Bender    Opinion    March 18, 2015

Let The Sun Shine On Open Government

This column from executive director Edwin Bender of the National Institute on Money in State Politics was released as part of Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of...

 

If The Shoe Fits, Repair It

Shoe repair shops? Not many of us remember when it was common to have a shoe repair shop located on one of the main streets of your community. I have been told there were a total of four located in Glasgow. I am going out on the limb to say I am...

 

Opheim Students Pay A Visit

Transmittal (halftime) has come and gone, and now today (March 16) is the 54th day of the session. The House bills are coming over in droves to the Senate. The BIG discussions will be the Medicaid expansion or various plans, and the budget. The...

 

Ruth Bauer

Ruth (Erickson) Bauer, 94, of Williston, N.D., died peacefully at her home on Monday, March 9, 2015. She was born on Dec. 15, 1920, to Emile and Inga (Christenson) Erickson on their family homestead...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 18, 2015

Bantam Ice Dawgs Nearly Win It

Some of the young blood over at the Valley Event Center rink has been going prime time lately. The Glasgow Ice Dawg Bantams took their turn at the Montana Amateur Hockey Association Bantam B State... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 18, 2015

84 Teams Entered In The Big JJMT

Year 17 is shaping up like a real diaper dandy for hundreds of young players at this weekend's Jeff Jurgens Memorial Basketball Tournament. The 84 teams, including nine from Regina, Sask., exceed last year's total of about 80 and will compete at...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 18, 2015

Pick 6: Basketball Scotties Honored

Six Scotties basketball players have been selected to 2014-15 all-conference teams and three of them to the Class B All-State Team. For the girls, it's good news that their two honorees, junior Abbi Kolstad and sophomore Leinie Hughes, return next...

 

District 3C All-Conference Teams Named

All-Conference / Girls * Tatum Moore, Jr. – Saco/Whitewater/Hinsdale * Larimie Scheffelmear, Sr. – S/WW/F * Kourtney Simonson, Sr. – S/WW/F BoDayle Battleson, Sr. – Scobey Karly Handy, Sr. – Scobey Alexa Welchin, So. – Scobey Monica Brown...

 

More Unlimited Support For Vets Memorial

Officers Ken Jansa, left, and Jeff Cole, right, of the local Missouri/Milk River Chapter of Ducks Unlimited present Tom Markle of the Northeastern Montana Veterans Memorial organization with a check... Full story

 

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Registration Day, 1913

This photo is taken at the train depot on "registration day" that was to take place at the county courthouse in 1913. Homesteaders flocked from all over towards "free land." The land came with... Full story

 

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