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Articles from the May 8, 2019 edition

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 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 8, 2019

2017 Ag Census Released

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released the results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture in April, which showcased a wider net of demographic information as well as provided financial health of those involved in the industry. The Census is taken...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 8, 2019

Great Fun at NE MT Special Olympics

The Northeast Montana Area Games for Special Olympics Montana took place at the Glasgow High School track last week, May 2. With community support from GHS students and faculty, local law enforcement...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 8, 2019

Keystone XL Won't Move Forward in 2019

After a year of ups and downs and a last-ditch effort by President Trump to keep the construction season on track, TransCanada Executive Vice President Paul Miller stated the project has missed their 2019 construction season due to court delays. In...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 8, 2019

Rep. Gianforte, Sen. Daines, Local Officials Fight Back on CBP

The saga continues regarding Customs and Border Protection (CBP) wanting to reduce hours at four ports of entry in Montana, while legislators and those who utilize the border see the reductions in hours detrimental to imports, exports and ways of...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 8, 2019

A Lesson in Grace and Giving

"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members." - Coretta Scott King Since arriving in Glasgow in January of 2016, Bryon and Lindsey Gustafson...

 

Montana Is A Shining Example of How Our Political System Should Work

Dear Editor, At the start of the legislative session, I delivered my fourth and final State of the State address. I shared my optimism that in Montana we can still be a shining example of how our...

 

Economic Development Creates Opportunity, Prosperity in Montana

Dear Editor, Economic Development Week is a time to reflect on the many successes of public-private partnerships to grow businesses, create jobs and strengthen the economy. This year, Montana has...

 

Legislature Passed Gains for Wildlife, Habitat

Dear Editor, The 2019 turned out to be a success for wildlife and habitat. We look back at a session that had more than 80 bills affecting our core issues of wildlife, habitat and access, and see...

 

A Shout Out to High School Students

Dear Editor, Being around high school students can teach one many valuable lessons. As adults, we often dwell on the mistakes of the youth and the poor choices they make. However, let's take a step...

 

Vaccines Protect You, Your Family, and Your Community

Dear Editor, Pockets of our country are experiencing a significant uptick in the number of measles cases. Measles is not a harmless childhood illness. It is actually a highly contagious, dangerous...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    May 8, 2019

Remember Resoling Shoes

How long ago has it been since you even thought about having your shoes resoled? Some people (mostly men) still have cowboy boots resoled but it is not as common as it used to be. Just maybe because there are not many shoe repair shops in our area....

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263-7344. Fort Peck Interpretive Center will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through the end of September.... Full story

 

Jeane L. Hughes

Jeane L. (Figmaka) Hughes, age 87, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital, in Glasgow, Mont. Funeral services will be held at the First Lutheran Church on Thursday,... Full story

 

Mary JoAnn Miller

Mary JoAnn (Shuman) Miller, 78, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019, at her home in Glasgow, Mont. Services will be held later this summer. JoAnn was born Oct. 30, 1940, in Culbertson, Mont., to... Full story

 

Inez Jaycox Hammond

Inez (Walters) Jaycox Hammond was born in Jerome, Idaho, fifth of eight children to Carl and Stella Walters on Oct. 7, 1920. She died on Friday, April 5, 2019, just short of a full century of life... Full story

 

Harold Arthur Feldt

Harold Feldt, 94, of Wishek, N.D., passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019, at the Wishek Living Center in Wishek. Graveside services will be held Sunday, May 19, at the Berlin Cemetery in Berlin,... Full story

 

Mental Health Walk Rescheduled

The annual Mental Health Awareness walk scheduled for May 4 was postponed but the CARE Mental Health Committee wants the community to know the new date is Tuesday, May 21, at 5:30 p.m. A committee person was asked if it was necessary to reschedule.... Full story

 

Free Alzheimer's Association Program

The Alzheimer’s Association is offering “Effective Communication Strategies” at the Valley County Senior Center on Wednesday, May 15, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Presented by Alzheimer’s Association Community Educator Susan Gobbs, this is an... Full story

 

Saved By The Comedy

Ready to escape the news cycle? Get ready for a Fallback Friday live at the Cottonwood Inn & Suites next Friday, May 17. Saved by the Comedy will be in town with their ‘90s throwback comedy show “that’s all that and a bag of potato chips.... Full story

 

Legal Document Clinic Coming to Glasgow

The Montana Aging Services Bureau will be holding a Legal Document Clinic on Thursday, May 16, at the Valley County Senior Center, 328 4th Ave., Glasgow, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Legal professionals will assist participants in completing their estate... Full story

 
 By Brad Persinger    Calendar    May 8, 2019

Glasgow Middle and High School Spring Concerts

The Glasgow High School music department will have their spring concert on Monday, May 13, starting at 7 p.m., in the Glasgow High School auditorium. The groups featured will be the swing choir, concert choir, and concert band. The Glasgow Middle... Full story

 
 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyles    May 8, 2019

Apologies and Rotten Weather

I guess apologies are in order. In my column a few weeks back, I talked about the possibility of late snow and frost up here. Did I bring on this snowstorm/blizzard watch that was issued a couple of...

 

GHS Students Participate at State Music Festival

Forty Glasgow high school instrumental and vocal students took part in the Eastern State Music Festival at Billings Senior High School on May 3 and 4. Here are the results from the instrumental and...

 

Mark Jakanoski Services

Mark Stephen Jakanoski, 63, of Billings, Mont., passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Riverstone Hospice House, surrounded by family and friends. A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 10,... Full story

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 8, 2019

Tracksters Compete All Over the State

Top athletes from around the region assembled at Scottie Field on April 30 for the annual Top Ten Track Meet. Glasgow's head coach Tim Phillips was impressed with the Scottie's effort. "We didn't hit...

 

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