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Articles from the April 12, 2017 edition

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 By Dane Osen    News    April 12, 2017

County Brief

Valley County Commissioners would like it to be known that the Milk River Bridge south of Nashua will be getting the deck replaced this summer. Early indications show that the project should take 10 weeks and traffic will be limited to a single... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    April 12, 2017

Two Generations of Airmen

Following in the footsteps of his grandfather (Mitch Etchart), Ethan Etchart has enlisted in the US Air Force. He recently completed job training, and is eager to begin serving his country as an... Full story


Allowing Cultural Regalia During Public Ceremonies Receives Important Vote

Senate Bill 319 passed a key vote in the Montana House of Representatives on April 5. This bill would allow individuals to wear traditional tribal regalia or other objects of cultural significance at... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    April 12, 2017

Drug Arrests, Jondahl Charged

During a traffic stop along Highway 2 on April 6, sheriff’s deputies discovered a concealed weapon and drugs on Aaron Todd Morris of Spokane, Wash. While initially pulled over for speeding, authorities discovered Morris was also driving without a... Full story


Cooking Hard Boiled Eggs

Eggs play an important role in spring traditions. They can be fun to find during an annual Easter egg hunt or they can take on a more serious role when they have their place during Passover celebrations. Regardless of how you use hard-cooked eggs, ta... Full story


Glenn Rohde Earns Top State Honors

One local farmer was honored for his efforts in meeting the growing demand for corn worldwide. Glenn Rohde, of Glasgow, placed first in the state in the A:A Non-Irrigated Class at the 2016 National Corn Yield Contest, with a yield of 124.9091... Full story

 By Lee Humbert    Opinion    April 12, 2017

Letter to the Editor

Open Letter on Public Lands Dear Governor Bullock, There has been a lot said and written about retaining public lands in Montana. Most folks come out strongly in favor of this. I am writing you about what I think to be something wrong or unfair...


Letter to the Editor

Dear Mr. Fenton [FEMA Administrator]: I understand the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will soon be facilitating a number of listening sessions with tribal governments to solicit Indian tribes’ input in updating the agency’s tribal...


The Hi-Line Needs Amtrak

Of all the misguided items in the current proposed federal budget, the threat to end Amtrak’s long-distance routes, including the venerable Empire Builder line across Montana, could have the roughest immediate impact on the people, businesses and...


Accepting a Little Help

This week has started out with joy, laughter and thankfulness. On Sunday, our son, Joe, and his wife, Crystal, and their family hosted a famly dinner at their home. My husband and I were blessed with having all four of our children present. It was a...


Smartphones and Oak

Do you remember the old wooden (probably oak) telephones that hung on the wall? I vaguely remember seeing one or two of these hanging in grocery or general stores of my early days, and later at auctions (maybe auctions or items of those very fore...


Justices on Legal Services

As current and former Justices of the Montana Supreme Court, we write to express our deep concern with the proposal to eliminate funding for the Legal Services Corporation and the Corporation for National and Community Service. These programs are cri...


John Newton Etchart

John Newton Etchart, age 71, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. He was born July 2, 1945, in Glasgow, Mont., the second of five children to Gene and Elaine Etchart - a well-known and... Full story


John Barry Beard

John Barry Beard, 77, passed away from cancer and went into the presence of his Lord Jesus Christ on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. The family will... Full story


James Fuhrmann

James Fuhrmann, 91, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Missoula, Mont., at an age older than he expected to achieve. He came into this world on June 16, 1925, on a homestead in Larslan, Mont. He... Full story


Erma May Miller

Erma May Miller, 94, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Friday, April 7, 2017, at Holy Rosary Health Care in Miles City, Mont. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22, at the United Methodist Church in Glasgow, followed by inurnment at the... Full story


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – APRIL 13 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. - Commodities will be distributed at the Glasgow Senior Center. 7 p.m. - ‘Lives Touched by Jesus’ Lenten Services at First Lutheran Church, Glasgow. Maundy Thursday, the service will include Sydney Haywar... Full story


Softball Season Underway

The Scotties won two consecutive games last week to start off their 2017 season. The team first traveled to Glendive April 6 to take on the Lady Red Devils, and came home with the 11-2 win. The... Full story


Scottie Boys, Girls Place Second at Malta Golf Invite

The Scottie golfers were in Malta April 8 for their second meet of the season. Both the boys and the girls claimed second place overall, and Lexi Pehlke, GHS sophomore, led her team with a first-place finish. Team Scores: (boys) Westby-Grenora 376,... Full story


Scottie Tracksters Compete in Trio of Meets

The Scottie tracksters competed in three separate meets this past week. First, they traveled to Havre for the Cal Wearley Invitational on April 5. The boys placed second behind a strong Fairfield... Full story


Records Fall at Porcupine Invitational

The Nashua Porcupines hosted 14 teams at their track meet in Glasgow on April 8. It was a productive day for Valley County athletes, with several qualifying for state and three separate school... Full story


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