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Articles from the May 7, 2014 edition

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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 7, 2014

Daggett, Billingsley Elected In Glasgow

Valley County had a busy school election season, as four out of six school districts held elections. The Opheim and Lustre school districts did not have elections, due to the lack of candidates. Glasgow, Nashua, Hinsdale and Frazer voters did show... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 7, 2014

The City & County Audits

By Bonnie Davidson The Courier Crunching numbers is part of the annual tradition of audits for city and counties nationwide. It's part of the process to keep governments in check and to ensure that...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 7, 2014

County Discusses St. Marie Bankruptcy

St. Marie property owner Pat Kelly filed for bankruptcy earlier this year. While the process is only beginning in the courts, Marvin Bethea joined the commissioners in a discussion on what would be best bankruptcy to file – Chapter 7 or Chapter...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 7, 2014

City Council Approves Levee Draft Plan

Flooding is a concern in the Glasgow area, a concern that has become a reality a number of times over the last century. Only a few years ago, in 2011, a large flood threatened and damaged the area....

 By Donna Kloker    Opinion    May 7, 2014

Getting Our Kicks On Route 66

My husband, Dave, came up with an original idea to celebrate my age of 66. "Let's travel Route 66 and get our Kicks." So off we went, leaving Park Grove on March 18 to start an unknown adventure of... Full story

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    May 7, 2014

Cliven Bundy And The Great Montana Land Grab

I just want to say a couple of things about this Cliven Bundy thing in Nevada and the land grab going on right here in our own backyard. Lots of folks are under the mistaken impression that Bundy refused to pay for his BLM lease. He simply refused to...

 By Beth Simeniuk    Opinion    May 7, 2014

Thank You For Sharing Your Grass

Dear Editor: Thank you to all the residents of this country. Because of you, I was endowed with an incredible gift: I was born into grazing rights, and I married into grazing rights. My people were so lucky to have been around when they were handing...

 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    May 7, 2014

Meanwhile, Back at The Tork's Drug Building

A little more on the building that housed Tork’s Drug. I mentioned last week the hotel lobby and lounge. This “mall type” building is the present day Rundle Building. It makes me happy to see these buildings restored and still used. The lounge... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    May 7, 2014

It's A Small World

A couple walks up to a counter at a large hotel in Las Vegas, they look at the guy behind the counter and explain they are ready to check in. He explains he'll be back in a moment to help them. Meanwhile, the young lady explains she's off to the...


Evelyn Teresa Gaspar

Evelyn Teresa (Landaker) Gaspar, 101, passed at the home of her daughter on Monday, May 5, 2014, surrounded by family members, including her favorite cat guardian, Fluffy. Rosary services will be...


Gladys Theo 'Jody' Opheim

Gladys Theo "Jody" Opheim, 84, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Help for Health Hospice Home. Memorial services will be held at a later date with inurnment of the ashes taking place at Lawndale...


Delores Ann Roe

Delores Ann (Sonsteng) Roe, 69, passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2014, surrounded by her family. Services will be held Saturday, May 10, at 2:30 p.m. at the Cremation and Funeral Gallery, 29 8th St....


Lorena And Helen Stein

Funeral services for Lorena and Helen Stein will be held with a rosary being said at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow on Friday, May 9, at 5 p.m., and a funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Raphael's Catholic Church in Glasgow on Saturday, May 10, at 10...

 News    May 7, 2014

Phillip Olinger and Family homesteaded in 1910.

Phillip Olinger brought his family to Valley County in April 1910. They settled 13 miles northeast of Glasgow. Since there was no well, water had to be hauled in a barrel from a spring not far from... Full story

 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    May 7, 2014

Competing Against The Best

It's the meet everyone has been gearing up for. The Northeastern Top 10 Meet was held in Glasgow on Tuesday that showcased the best track and field athletes in the area. The Scotties themselves had pl... Full story

 By Virgil Vaupel    Sports    May 7, 2014

Hinsdale Track On a Roll

It was a brisk day for a track meet last Saturday at Scottie Field made a tad bit worse with an 8 a.m. starting time and a light breeze from the north but the boys and girls from Hinsdale were on a mission. The weather was furthermost from their...

 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    May 7, 2014

Kick, Pop And Spikes: A Look At Sports Around Glasgow

Taekwondo Wins Medals On April 26th, three members from Glasgow Taekwondo attended the Karlo Fujiwara Memorial Taekwondo & Judo Tournament. The competitors, who were from Montana, North Dakota and Wyoming, competed in Poomse, Continuous Sparring,...


With Harvest Season Over, Paddlefish Season Begins May 15

Paddlefish season begins May 15 on the Yellowstone River below the mouth of the Bighorn River and Missouri River downstream of Fort Peck Dam. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologists continue to monitor these unique populations and take a conservati...

 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    May 7, 2014

Thrown For A Curve

I have been thinking about starting a column for a while now. It would never hurt to practice writing them, especially when you are in your first job, and not officially out of college. That comes on May 17. High Five! This column won't be your...



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