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Articles from the March 31, 2021 edition

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The Stage is Set For A New Season at FPST

It was a different kind of year for the Fort Peck Summer Theatre and the Fort Peck Fine Arts Council thanks to COVID. Had everything been normal in 2020 and 2021, they would have been hosting their...

 

Valley County COVID-19 Update

The Valley County Health Department announced on March 29 that the county is down to five active cases of COVID-19. A mere three new cases have been recorded since the previous update from the department on March 22. Two of those cases were in the... Full story

 

For the Majority, Not the Wealthy Few

Dear Editor, The Gianforte Administration and the GOP majority in the legislature campaigned and were elected because they said they would bring jobs to Montana, support small businesses and improve... Full story

 
 By Jon Tester    Opinion    March 31, 2021

Targeted COVID Package Will Reopen Our Economy

One year into this pandemic, Montanans are finally starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Our vaccines are safe and effective, COVID cases are falling thanks to the tireless efforts of... Full story

 

CONTINUING FEDERAL GRAZING DISTRICT'S WATER RIGHTS SAGA

The Valley County Conservation District has been trying to alert their constituents, and others, about how the federal government is succeeding in taking the vested water rights away from the Federal... Full story

 

A Clean Bill of Health for American Prairie Reserve's Bison, and A Fresh Start With Phillips County

This month, American Prairie Reserve shared with the Phillips County Conservation District that, as before, our bison herd has been given a clean bill of health. As Senior Bison Restoration Manager... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer museum’s hours for February through April will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Fort Peck Interpretive Center is open Monday through Friday by advanced appointment only. Masks are required and group size will be limited. Call the... Full story

 

2021 Registration now rolling for Fort Peck Summer Theatre's Annual Performing Arts Camps

As we navigate out of the pandemic, Fort Peck Summer Theatre is overjoyed that the 2021 Performing Arts Camp is on track to continue as scheduled. As the company proceeds with cautious but optimistic plans for the 2021 season, the annual camp...

 

The Jake Etchart Scholarship Now Available

Jacob Etchart grew up spending summers at Fort Peck Lake with much of his time spent around the Fort Peck Theatre where his family was actively involved as volunteers. He loved watching his sisters Alexa and Christen and many friends perform on the...

 

Frank John Mersen Jr.

F.J. Mersen was born on July 31, 1928 in Glasgow, Mont. to Frank Mersen Sr. and Louise Opheim Mersen, to the delight of his sister, Betty. F.J. passed away on March 27, 2021, leaving this world as... Full story

 

Darby Dean Rogney

Darby Dean Rogney passed away on March 23, 2021 in Glasgow, Mont. He was born July 12, 1951 in Sidney, Mont. to Lloyd Rogney and Dorothy King. He was the youngest of three children and grew up in the... Full story

 

Carol A. Brown

Carol A. Brown, 83, of Fort Peck passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Valley View Home. She leaves behind her husband, Don; son, Tracy and his family; daughter, Tammie and her family.  Bell Mortuary is assisting the family with... Full story

 

Denise Tiffany

Denise Tiffany, age 74 of Glasgow passed away on Monday, March 29 at her son Michael’s hose in Bismarck, ND. A full obituary will run next week.... Full story

 

Watercolor Workshop at Wheatgrass

One spring afternoon I was driving home to Saint Marie. I happened to hear about a watercolor workshop at the Cottonwood. I'd done a lot of acrylics but very little Watercolor, so I signed up. That's...

 

Springtime in Montana

It’s definitely a Montana-style spring going on: spits of rain one day, flurries of snow the next. Between the two, we measured .08” of moisture last week, and every bit counts. The snow Friday evening measured about 3” of wet fluff. It was...

 

Scottie Golf Opens Season in Shelby

The Glasgow Scottie golf team traveled across the Hi-Line to Shelby late last week to kick off their 2021 season. As is often the case with Spring Sports in Montana, the Scotties ran into some...

 

2021 District 3C All-Conference

Girls Player, Grade, Team Gracee Lekvold*, 12, Scobey/Opheim Kaitlyn McColly*, 12, North Country Jaycee Erickson*, 11, North Country Kia Wasson, 12*, North Country Teagan Erickson*, 9, North Country Paige Wasson, 9*, North Country Alexa Reddig, 9*,...

 

Applications Available for Jeff Jurgens Memorial Scholarships

  The Scottie Booster Club is currently accepting applications for 2021 Jeff Jurgens Memorial Scholarships. The annual scholarships are awarded to Valley County's graduating seniors who played...

 
 By Tim Phillips    Sports    March 31, 2021

Scottie Track & Field Looking to Get Back to it in 2021

Of course we are very excited to be back at for track and field this spring, after missing 2020. We’re disappointed we had some upper classmen that didn’t come out - they could have helped our teams a lot! But we are just SO excited by the...

 

Glasgow Academic Olympics

Wolf Point played host to the Academic Olympics last Wednesday, March 24. Glasgow took two teams to compete against Malta, Plentywood, Poplar, Sidney and Wolf Point. Team 1 consisted of seniors Wil Knierim and Blake Sigmundstad, junior Blaire...

 

Glasgow Key Club Convention

The Kiwanis-sponsored Glasgow Key Club attended the Montana District Convention last week. According to faculty advisor Kristina McGee, Key Club State was fully online this year. The Glasgow organizat...

 

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