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Articles from the May 6, 2020 edition

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 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 6, 2020

Quiet Streets Call For Improvised Training

For GPD Senior Patrolman Josh Nolan it was a simple solution to a complex problem. What do you do when you have to train and evaluate a brand-new officer (Jonas Tommeson), but COVID-19 measures have...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 6, 2020

Nemont Makes Distance Learning Easier For Community

The shift from in-person instruction at school to distance learning at home was difficult for some teachers, students and their families who might not have had the necessary tools to succeed in the new environment of learning. As schools scrambled to...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 6, 2020

Fresh Offering This Fall

Jasper is a stone representing physical strength and energy, known as the "supreme nurturer" for sustaining and supporting in times of stress, and bringing tranquility and wholeness. The stone is the...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 6, 2020

A Local Way to Give Back

CEO of First Community Bank in Glasgow Sam Waters wanted to find a way to give back to the community. As a bank in northeast Montana there were a number of opportunities for them to do just that, but...

 

Kudos

Dear Editor, With the recent kudos being broadcast on KLTZ we thought a special kudo should be extended to editor A.J. Etherington. We greatly appreciate the excellent job you do in providing the...

 

Choosing A Candidate For HD-33

Dear Editor, As I see the political signs going up around the community, I was reminded to write this letter to you. During the 2019 Montana legislative session, there were three bills that were put...

 

Voting In Montana HD 33 Race

Dear Editor, I seldom write letters to the editor, especially in regard to political races. However, after continually being frustrated by positions taken by Casey Knudsen, our current Montana HD 33...

 

Public Lands: Will These Days Be The Good Old Days?

Dear Editor, Privatizing of our public lands is being promoted by politicians. A two minute computer search of Montana's Republican Platform, Page 12, and a two minute computer search of Montana's Dem...

 

Thank A Law Enforcement Officer During National Police Week

Dear Editor, Every day, sworn law enforcement officers, deputies, agents and troopers across Montana put their lives at risk, often while the rest of us are sleeping. They don't do it for recognition...

 

Home Energy Bills and COVID-19

Dear Editor, If you are worried about how you are going to pay your home energy bill as a result of issues related to COVID-19, please contact Energy Share of Montana. Energy Share is a statewide...

 

Adjusted Calendar Of Events In The Area

As of press time, the following events have been adjusted, postponed or canceled: The Senior Citizen Center will continue Meals on Wheels. Grab n’ go meals are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for those age 60 plus with a $5.50 suggested... Full story

 

VC Transit Now Available For Non-Essential Trips

Valley County Transit is now available to the general public running its normal schedule of service from 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day. St. Marie routes will remain the same: Monday through Friday leaving Glasgow at 11:30 a.m., 5:15 p.m. and 8 p.m.... Full story

 
 News    May 6, 2020

Montana One Of Few States In The Country To Resume Limited Census Operations

The U.S. Census Bureau announced on May 4 that Montana will be one of the few states in the nation to resume update leave operations this week. Update leave is a census operation that delivers census questionnaires directly to you in mainly rural...

 
 By Shelley Mills    Calendar    May 6, 2020

Free Tree Day Canceled

It is with a heavy heart that we inform the public that there will be no Free Tree Day for 2020. The restrictions for crowd gathering prohibit us from holding this wonderful program. With the wonderful turnout we have had in the past of over 250... Full story

 

First Lutheran Church Phased Re-Opening

Beginning Sunday May 10, we are doing a phased re-opening at First Lutheran Church, following guidance from the CDC, the Governor of Montana and the ELCA Bishop of Montana. In-person worship will resume at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, and virtual worship on... Full story

 

Corps Of Engineers Open Multi-Use Recreation Areas

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced day-use and multi-purpose recreation areas around Fort Peck Lake are open to normal activities, following physical distancing and group limitations to reduce spread of COVID-19. The opening applies to... Full story

 

Thomas 'Buddy' Edward Mills III

On the afternoon of Saturday, May 2, 2020, at 2:30 p.m., Thomas "Buddy" Edward Mills III passed away peacefully in his sleep at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. He was 83 years old.... Full story

 

Carol M. Fossum

Carol M. (Matuska) Fossum, 82, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2020, of natural causes. Visitation will be 6 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 6, at Bell Mortuary, in Glasgow, Mont., with the Rosary being... Full story

 

Gus Lightfoot

Gus Lightfoot, formerly of Fort Peck, Mont., passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020, in Knoxville, Iowa. Remains will be interned in Knoxville, Iowa. He graduated from Glasgow High School in 1954. He graduated from MT State College and went on to a... Full story

 
 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyles    May 6, 2020

Back To The Garden

We've finally had several nice days up here in the way-beyond middle-of-nowhereland. That has allowed lots of outside work to be completed. The garden space has been worked, despite a slight mishap...

 

Hi-Line Farm and Ranch May 2020

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