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Articles from the May 8, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    May 8, 2013

BLM Rewrites Hi-Line Management Plan

The Bureau of Land Management is taking comments on a draft resource management plan (RMP) for the 2.4 million acres of public land and 4.2 million acres of federal minerals it manages in the HiLine District, which stretches from the Rockies to...

 By Samar Fay    News    May 8, 2013

Glasgow School Board Winner: Amundson

The three-way contest for one seat on the Glasgow School Board was settled Tuesday night. Mona Amundson was elected to a three-year term with 739 votes. Sarah Swanson had 418 votes and Rod Ost had... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    May 8, 2013

Numbers In: Boom Driving Growth

Newly released county population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show significant growth in Montana’s northeastern oil patch during the past year, according to a University of Montana researcher. Jim Sylvester, an economist at UM’s Bureau...

 By Samar Fay    News    May 8, 2013

The 100 Club

The Cottonwood was packed Tuesday for the first day of the 45th annual Governor’s Conference on Aging. It marked the first time Glasgow has hosted this conference and the first visit by Gov. Steve...

 By Samar Fay    News    May 8, 2013

Glasgow Advised To Raise Base Water Rate

The Glasgow City Council heard from a rural water specialist that the city’s water system is running a deficit because the rates are too low. John Weikel, a circuit rider for Montana Rural Water Systems, told the council at Monday’s regular...

 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    May 8, 2013

Tales From The Drive-In

Do you remember going to drive-in movies? I remember when going to the drive-in was a big thing. They started in my life when I was in my grade school years. The thing I remember most from during that time was intermission between movies. My dad... Full story

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    May 8, 2013

I've Got It! The Bison Solution

While doing some research, I found there are somewhere between 50 or so and 400 or so national parks in the United States and her territories. Each park has many visitors each year. Families on...

 By Steve Page    Opinion    May 8, 2013

New Shed, Civic Center Looking Good For A Reason

I would like to compliment the Valley County Road Department Supervisor and his crew on their fine job of constructing the new storage shed in the county yard. As taxpayers, we appreciate the accomplishment of this project in your spare time, using l... Full story

 By Bob Strand    Opinion    May 8, 2013

VA Clinic Needs Improvement

I recently had an annual physical appointment with the VA in Billings. When I was about halfway to Billings, I received a call from the VA that my appointment had been unavoidably cancelled. I was re-scheduled for a week later. I went on to... Full story

 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    May 8, 2013

Blessed With The Wisdom Of My Two Mothers

This weekend is a major one because of Sunday - Mother's Day. Plans have been in the making for a good while. I'm thinking of what to buy for that special lady or how to make the day a memorable one. I remember my mother telling me and my brother,...


Do You Recall The Gerspacher Brothers?

The Courier welcomes Kitty Lou Rusher to the Opinion page. She'll be writing a monthly column on treasures at the Valley County Pioneer Museum. A most interesting slender volume has been added to the archival collection of the Valley County Pioneer... Full story

 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    May 8, 2013

Home Sweet Home

Finally playing in front of their town, friends and family, the Glasgow softball team put on a powerful display with an 18-15 win over Sidney on Tuesday. Hundreds came out to see their dominant... Full story

 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    May 8, 2013

Course Management 101

Knowing when to lay up and when to go for the green may be the difference between a drive home and a trip to Bigfork in two weeks for the Scotties. Malta’s course is rife with hazards that force...

 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    May 8, 2013

Districts Next For Track

With the track postseason fast approaching, Scottie coach John LaBonty wants his athletes to take a break. “Right now, we need to rest a little bit,” he said. “We’re a little beat up.” The...

 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    May 8, 2013

Farrell Honored At Top Ten

Hundreds of athletes, coaches, parents and fans traversed the Scottie track on Saturday in the slowest lap in Top Ten history. But It was also one of the most important. The lap was honoring...

 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    May 8, 2013

Reds Open Season On The B-Side

Last season, the Reds had 14 players on their roster. This year, with an influx of 16-year olds, the Reds have well over 20 players ready to go, enough to give the Reds enough players to roster an...


Meeting Scheduled On Watermilfoil In Ft. Peck Lake

Several agencies are teaming up to offer a public information meeting on controlling Eurasian watermilfoil in Fort Peck Lake. The meeting is Friday, May 24, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Fort Peck Interpretive Center. Eurasian watermilfoil is an aquatic in...


A Walk On The Wild Side

The Montana Wilderness Society is in its 51st year of offering wilderness walks to places of special scenic interest across the state. Two of these walks are in the Glasgow area. The walks, guided by experienced outdoor people, are free, but the...


Eunice Crisp

Eunice (Johnson) Crisp, 88, died at the Hills at Cumberland Village in Aiken, S.C., Saturday morning, April 27, 2013. She was born May 7, 1924, in Glasgow, Mont., to Joseph and Elvina Johnson, the youngest of 10 children. She grew up on a farm north...


Hermina Donoho

Hermina Donoho, 87, of Sheridan, Wyo., died Monday, April 29, 2013, at her residence. She was born on Oct. 23, 1925, in Miles City, Mont. The youngest of 14 children and the last remaining. She was a...


Helen Pauline Hicks

Helen Pauline (Bury) Hicks, 87, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013, of natural causes at the Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow, Mont. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 10, at 2 p.m. at the Bell Cha...


Allen John Stuber

Allen John Stuber, 93, died Saturday, May 4, 2013, of natural causes at Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow, Mont. A vigil will be held Friday, May 10, at 7 p.m. and funeral services will be held...


Calvin Al Sorensen

Services for Calvin A. Sorensen, 47, will be held Friday, May 10, at 3 p.m. at the Hillview Cemetery in Hinsdale. He died Nov. 30, 2012, in Reno, Nev. He was born Aug. 20, 1965, in Glendive, Mont. He... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    May 8, 2013

Lee Humbert Holds 25th Annual Bull Sale

Lee Humbert celebrated 25 years of bull sales at the Glasgow Stockyards on the 25th day of April. With auctioneer Roger Jacobs at the microphone, Humbert sold 44 Angus bulls from his Scobey area...


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