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Articles from the April 8, 2015 edition

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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 8, 2015

Event Center Honors Karen Breigenzer

While it's a possible secret to some, it's not a secret to anyone who has been involved in the Valley Event Center. The center is run by volunteers, and has been for over a decade. Each year the... Full story

 

Hunting Season

The annual Glasgow Kiwanis Easter egg hunt drew more than 100 kids to Hoyt Park on Saturday, April 4. They not only had a chance to find candy filled plastic eggs, but they got to meet the Easter... Full story

 

April Comes In Like A Lion

While it might seem out of the ordinary to have a snowstorm moving in right after Easter Sunday, the National Weather Service in Glasgow said it actually wasn't very out of the ordinary. The storm...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 8, 2015

Local Man Meets The Press

A local man recently gained nationally attention, but not in a good way. Keith Morehouse, of Glasgow, suddenly hit newspapers last week as being charged with illegally killing a golden eagle. While the Helena Independent and the Billings Gazette...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 8, 2015

Health Dept. Gets Busy

It’s going to be a month of activities and education for the Valley County Health Department. The department will be focusing on a few different issues, as this is Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness month and next week is National Public...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 8, 2015

Four Artists Of The Month In April

Another group of artists is showing off its talents in April at Wheatgrass Arts and Gallery. The artist reception coming up on Friday, April 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. will show four local artists,...

 

County Jobless Rate 3.8 Percent

Montana’s unemployment rate continued its decline in February, down 0.1 of a percentage point from January to 4.3 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate decreased by 0.2 percentage points to 5.5 percent. Valley County's employment rate remains...

 

Bison Release: Time To Speak Up

I'd like to ask you to please take time to contact the legislature. SB284, the bill that would involve county commissioners in plans to release bison in their counties, is still languishing in the House Ag Committee, where it has been sitting for... Full story

 
 By Dennis Wolff    Opinion    April 8, 2015

GHS Students Should Be Proud

Dear Editor: I recently had the privilege of attending the junior prom at Glasgow High School. My son, Jacob, was asked to escort a young lady named Tavia to the prom. He had just had knee surgery and couldn't put any weight on his knee. He had to...

 

Spring Cleaning

Spring is here and with it comes planning vegetable gardens and which flowers to plant and where. And, of course, spring housecleaning. Going through closets, dressers, storage containers, and those hidden corners in the basement and attic. Washing...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    April 8, 2015

Doesn't Early Easter Mean Early Spring?

Another Good Friday and Easter have passed without me getting any potatoes planted. Why some things stick in your mind is unknown to me, but planting potatoes on Good Friday and “If it rains Easter Sunday, it will rain for the following seven Sunda...

 

Senate Injects Money Into Budget Bill

A Montana Senate panel put about $50 million into the state budget bill last week, after Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock said the budget crafted by House Republicans was unacceptable. The panel added about $25 million in amendments to House Bill 2,...

 

Employer Seminar April 16

The Job Service Employers' Committee (JSEC) will be hosting an Employee Engagement seminar Thursday, April 16, from 8:15 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., at the Cottonwood Inn. A team of experts will present best practices in four areas: communication, custome...

 

Arnold E. Wingenbach

Arnold E. Wingenbach, 61, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away peacefully with his family and friends by his side on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Riverstone Hospice in Billings. A Celebration of Life will...

 

Ret. Major Jerry Dean Fouts

Ret. Major Jerry Dean Fouts, 78, of Nixa, Mo., passed away Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo., after a courageous battle with ALS. He was born April 19, 1936, the son of the...

 

Robert Peter Stordahl

Robert Peter Stordahl, 80, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Rose Linn Care Center in Portland, Ore. A memorial service will be held at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Billings o...

 

Anna Belle Brackee

Anna Belle (Bingham) Brackee, 74, of Richland, Mont., died on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at FMDH in Glasgow, Mont. She was born on Dec. 23, 1940, to Donald and Anice Bingham in Oaks, N.D. She met and...

 

LaBonty Gets Call To The Hall

Glasgow coaching great John LaBonty and four others will be inducted this summer into the Montana Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Among the others is Paul Barta, who coached five years at GHS in...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    April 8, 2015

Qualifiers Meet Monday At GHS

The Scottie Qualifiers Meet at GHS next week is looking like a box of chocolates. You just don't know what you're going to get. But here they go. Montana spring weather permitting, the Glasgow track... Full story

 

Outdoor Life Conducts Optical Testing Here

Living in a community where everyone has some sort of outdoor interest, it's probably a safe bet that residents enjoy reading about hunting, fishing, camping and other topics of interest. Part of...

 

Walleye Spawning Operation Gearing Up At Fort Peck Reservoir

Warmer temperatures and melted ice mean the annual walleye spawning operation on Fort Peck Reservoir is beginning early this year and will soon be in full swing. Volunteers are always welcome, and needed, for the success of this operation. According...

 

FWP Offers Boat Decals

Owners of motorboats, sailboats or personal watercraft who still need to get their free 2014-17 validation decals for their watercraft can get them online from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Boaters who have permanently registered their boats,... Full story

 

Classifieds

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Calendar of Upcoming Events In Our Area

Calendar of Events FRIDAY – APRIL 10 6 p.m. - Scout Troop 850 Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser and live auction at the VFW in Glasgow. 12 noon - Nashua Senior Citizen Assoc. noon potluck and meeting. After the meeting, there will be cards and social... Full story

 

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