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Articles from the April 29, 2015 edition

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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

Glasgow School Board Candidates Up For The Vote

Years ago the choice for your local school board trustees was a much more difficult decision, as sometimes dozens would run for a spot on the local board. Times have changed as work schedules have become more fast paced, as parents strive harder to...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

Battling Mental Illness One Song At A Time

It's like a secret you keep stashed away in a tiny box in the back of your closet. Maybe you've fought depression your whole life, maybe you fight anxiety or thoughts of suicide, but most of the time...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

Agencies Work Together To Create Community Fire Truck

Last year The Courier reported on a truck donated from Hi-Line Ford by Norm Sillerud to be remodeled into a firetruck to be used in Valley County. That truck was completed and has just found a home...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

Public Pre-K Problems

It was a very well thought out argument at the last Glasgow School Board Meeting on Thursday, April 16. Glasgow Head Start Coordinator Pam Ost spoke out to the trustees about thinking about saving a part of the old Irle School building, to be used...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

School Elections Across Valley County

Four out of the six school districts in Valley County will hold elections on Tuesday, May 5 this year. Absentee ballots have gone out already in each district, with only Nashua and Lustre canceling elections this year, several votes are already being...

 

Childhood Abuse Lasts

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. It’s safe to assume that every Montanan is against child abuse. But tragically, it happens all the time, the incidents of child abuse are actually increasing, and the impacts of abuse on the most vulnerable...

 

Livery Lives On

I received a message from a former classmate regarding an article printed concerning livery stables in Glasgow. He reminded me of a house and barn located on corner of Third Ave So. I do know the house and barn he was talking about as I have several...

 

Light Snow Pack Underscores Importance Of Stored Water

The most glaring number that the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) provided at the March 24 St. Mary Rehabilitation Working Group (SMRWG) meeting in Havre was not the $40 million construction cost for a new diversion structure. It was the fact that the...

 

Letter To The Editor

Dear Editor, On Friday, SB 284 was signed by the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate. I expect it will land on the Governor's desk Monday. The governor plans to veto it, just as he did two years ago, and his successor did two years...

 

Letter To The Editor

Dear Editor, This is an open letter to those who like to use the Saco shooting range that is operated by the Saco Shootist Society. This is a private shooting range that is operated on private land that is owned by the 1st Creek Ranch of Saco. They...

 

Delicate Issues Of Social Media Etiquette

Ever have that moment where you take a step back and think, I sure didn’t mean to offend, but somehow that came out wrong. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and a million more sites are out there and used on a daily basis. We all have that account,...

 

Aloysius 'Al' William Pratt

Aloysius "Al" William Pratt, 84, passed away at his home on his ranch north of Billings, Mont., on Friday, April 17, 2015. Vigil services will be held Thursday, April 23, at 6 p.m. with visitation...

 

Edmund R. Birkoski

Edmund R. Birkoski, 85, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015 with his family at his side, at Valley View Nursing Home. He was born in Opheim, Mont., Sept. 10, 1929, to Joseph and Jennie Birkoski. He wen...

 

Roy P. Christenson

Roy P. Christenson, 87, passed away from natural causes on Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Northern Montana Care Center in Havre, Mont. Cremation has taken place, and memorial services will be held at 2...

 

Kevin Michael 'Doc' Ellis

Kevin Michael "Doc" Ellis, 57, was returned to the Lord on Monday, April 13, 2015, at his home in Nashua, Mont., after suffering a sudden heart attack. He was born July 6, 1957, in Pierre, S.D. He...

 

Dawna Jeanne Heath

Dawna Jeanne (Dascher) Heath, 87, of Glasgow, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 1, at the United...

 

Gary Maurice Johnston

Gary Maurice Johnston, 66, of Spokane, Wash., passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. He suffered a long, hard battle with COPD. He was born in Glasgow, Mont., on May 11, 1948, the son of Clifford...

 

Clifford Eugene 'Cliff' Stannebein

Clifford Eugene "Cliff" Stannebein, 71, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2015, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service and celebration of life will be held...

 

Scotties Take The Top This Weekend

Glasgow boys and girls both came out on top in the team rankings at the Hinsdale Invitational track meet held at the Glasgow High School track this past weekend. The boys earned first place with a tot...

 

Golfers Tee Off On Home Turf At Glasgow Invitational

In the first invitational of the season the Glasgow Scotties hosted. While the weather held out and minimum winds made it a good day to swing a club. "Normally in Glasgow there's either rain, wind or...

 
 By Lih-An Yang    Sports    April 29, 2015

Scotties Suffer First Conference Loss

The Scottie softball team suffered their first conference loss to what many consider the top team in the division, the Conrad Cowgirls. The Cowgirls shut down the Scotties, 2-0, on April 25 at the Columbus Invitational Tournament. But not before the...

 

Wolff Signs Letter Of Intent To Dickinson

Glasgow Scottie Amanda Wolff signed a NAIA National Letter of Intent last week to compete in both track and cross country for the Blue Hawks at Dickinson State University. Wolff is a two-time state...

 

Paddlefish Season Opens May 1

This year's Montana paddlefish seasons will again kick off on May 1 with the opening of the Upper Missouri River section from Fort Benton downstream to Fort Peck Dam. Camping and other access will be...

 

Classifieds

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Calendar of Upcoming Events In Our Area

WEDNESDAY – APRIL 29 6 p.m. - The Valley County Democratic Central Committee County Convention in the Valley County Courthouse Community Room. For more info, call 263-1940. FRIDAY – MAY 1 A special display, “20th Century History of Aprons,” w... Full story

 

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