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Articles from the March 27, 2019 edition

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Passing the Baton

After 18 years of teaching in Glasgow, Dr. Brad Persinger is retiring this spring. Originally from Kansas, Persinger moved to Glasgow in 2001. He has taught band for 18 years, and for 12 of those year...

 

Lustre Celebrates 54 Years of Schmeckfest

Lustre Christian High School hosted their annual fundraiser known as Schmeckfest March 22. This was the 54th year for the school's only major fundraiser. According to Susan Fast, one of the...

 

GHS Seniors to Participate at BPA Nationals

Three Glasgow High School seniors will be participating in the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National competition April 30 through May 5 in Anaheim, Calif. Micah Tweten, Natosha Sand and...

 

Valley View Home Dietary Manager Receives Esteemed State Award

The dietary manager for Valley View Home, Carmen “Cammi” Simpson, was recently awarded the 2018 Ancillary Services Award provided by the Montana Health Care Association for her work at the facility. This award is prestigious in that only one awar...

 

Glasgow FLC Lutefisk Dinner

The First Lutheran Church of Glasgow hosted their annual Lutefisk dinner this past Sunday, March 24. The traditional dinner, usually enjoyed by Norwegian Americans on Christmas Eve, has been held for...

 

Chamber of Commerce Moves

The Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture has moved. The new office is located at 54147 Hwy. 2, Suite 2, the new brick building in front of Shopko. The new location offers more space for staff and members to serve the public. Chamber...

 

Hughes Convicted on Possession of Meth Charge

Leighton Hughes was found guilty of criminal possession of a dangerous drug (methamphetamine) March 20. The one-day trial featured testimony and body camera footage from local law enforcement that dem...

 

Support Medicaid Expansion

The Montana legislature has at hand the future of Medicaid expansion. The current program, which was approved by the legislature in 2015, will sunset by the end of 2019. An attempt was made in 2018...

 

Why I'm Supporting Rep. Buttrey's Medicaid Reform and Integrity Act

Dear Editor, The 2015 Montana legislature passed the Medicaid Expansion program in Montana, providing healthcare coverage to low income and disabled individuals. Importantly this act included...

 

Medicaid Expansion is Socialism

Dear Editor, Traditional Medicaid was created to lend a hand to our most vulnerable populations. Unfortunately, the Governor, Democrat legislators, and more than a few Republican legislators are...

 

Montana Legislature Looks to Raid Local Government for OPD

Dear Editor, An Amendment attached to House Bill 2 (the State's budget bill) provides the Legislature the opportunity to reduce local government revenues and divert them to the Office of Public...

 

Celebrating Healthy Montana Kids

Dear Editor, This spring marks the 10-year anniversary of Healthy Montana Kids. Until 2009, tens of thousands of Montana children had no health coverage; no way for their families to pay for a doctor...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263-7344. WEDNESDAY – MARCH 27 5-8 p.m. - Glasgow Elks Open House at 309 2nd Ave S., Glasgow. Everyone...

 

Master Gardening Class at MSU-Extension

MSU-Valley County Extension will be offering an eight-week Master Gardening class this spring. The earliest classes would begin is April 15. Topics covered during the class include soils and fertility, plant growth development, flowers, growing food...

 

Elks to Host Open House

The Glasgow Elks will be hosting an open house tonight, Wednesday, March 27, from 5 to 8 p.m. Everyone is invited to stop by to learn more about the Elks and what they do for the community. Members will be available to answer questions for anyone...

 

Veteran Service Officers Coming to Glasgow and Malta

Judy Loendorf and/or Steve Mulonet, service officers for the Montana Veterans Affairs will be visiting Malta and Glasgow to meet with veterans who are interested in applying for benefits. If you are interested in applying for benefits, please bring...

 

American Legion District Meeting

The American Legion, Sons of the American Legion and Auxiliary District 1 will meet on Sunday, March 31, at the VFW in Glasgow. Registration will be $15, including lunch, and will start at 9 a.m. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m and will include a...

 

Terry 'T.Y.' Edward Young

Terry "T.Y." Edward Young died peacefully the morning of Friday, March 22, 2019, at his home in Glasgow, Mont., 13 days after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Though his illness was sudden...

 

Robert 'Bob' Bushman

Robert "Bob" Bushman passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Bob was born March 30, 1924, in Wolf Point, Mont. The eldest of 10 children, he was born to Thomas...

 

Joseph George Hariper Jr.

Joseph George Hariper Jr., 76, Coleharbor, N.D., passed away at Sanford Health in Bismarck, N.D., Friday, March 15, 2019, with family by his side. Joe had decided late in his battle with Myelofibrosis...

 

Shirley Marie Fuhrman

Shirley Marie (Engstrom) Fuhrman, 88, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services were held...

 

Highlanders Compete at Gorder Tourney, Montana Open This Weekend

The Highlanders competed at the Annual Brodie Gorder Memorial dual tournament on March 22, and the individual tournament on March 23. The Highlanders finished 3-2 in the dual portion and finished...

 

Skate for a Cure Kicks Off Relay Season

Local law enforcement and first responders came out March 22 to raise funds for the local Relay For Life committee which has decided to initiate a "HOPE" (Help Others Pay Expenses) fund. The fund is...

 

Another Week, Another Few Recipes

Another week has gone by without me cracking open a single seed catalog. We have had a few sunny afternoons, but the mornings have mostly been foggy. There's an old saw (adage? old wife's tale? farmer...

 

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