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Articles from the February 20, 2019 edition

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McKean to Serve on Gov's Get Outdoors Advisory

Glasgow resident Andrew McKean loves the outdoors and has worn many hats within the outdoor industry. He has been a hunter, an independent journalist writing about the outdoors and even as former...

 

Daines Hosts Town Hall in Glasgow

Senator Steve Daines hosted a town hall at the Glasgow VFW Post 3107 l Feb. 15 to meet with and take questions from constituents. The stop was one of many on a total tour of the Big Sky State that inc...

 

Cases of Measles on the Rise, Mumps Confirmed in Montana

Even with modern medicine and vaccination schedules, the measles are making the rounds throughout the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control, from Jan. 1 through Feb. 14 of this year, 127 individual cases of measles have been...

 

FMDH's Major Face-Lift Continues

Over the past few years, Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital and the various departments within the hospital have seen much needed upgrades and face-lifts in order to keep compliant with healthcare...

 
 By Kyla Burns    News    February 20, 2019

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital Recognized as a 2019 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital announced on Feb. 12, it has been named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Regarded as one of the industry’s most significant designations of...

 

In Support of APR

Dear Editor, Recently a friend handed me a Letter to the Editor written by Ed Butcher, a former State Senator, retired teacher, and outspoken critic of the American Prairie Reserve – the subject of...

 

Invasive Mussels in Legislation

Dear Editor, If zebra mussels are allowed to gain a foothold in Montana waters, it could cost Montanans hundreds of millions of dollars per year. It might seem dramatic, but it's true-certain...

 

Statement From Bob Connors on the Feb. 15 Bus Drop Off in St. Marie

The following is a statement from the Superintendant of Glasgow Public Schools Bob Connors on the recent drop off of students in St. Marie last Friday. Details about that Story can be found in Saint Matie News in section C of this edition of the...

 

Remembering History

“When the elderly die, a library is lost and volumes of wisdom and knowledge are gone.” This is a line I happened upon sometime ago and have thought about so often. How many times has an item crossed your mind and you have that brief thought...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263-7344. WEDNESDAY – FEB. 20 THROUGH SATURDAY – FEB. 23 Eastern C Girls and Boys Basketball...

 

Property Assessment Office in Wolf Point to Close

The Montana Department of Revenue’s Property Assessment field office in Wolf Point will close permanently on Thursday, Feb. 28. This closure is part of the department’s move to streamline operations and best use its limited resources. After the...

 

Marion Warren

Marion (Bissell) Warren, of Nashua, Mont., passed away at Valley View Home in Glasgow, Mont., on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at the age of 97. Services will be held on Saturday, April 20, at Bell...

 

Ardine Grayson

On Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, our mother, sister, grandmother and friend, Ardine Catherine (Snyder) Grayson, 88, passed away peacefully. Her final resting place will be at Highland Cemetery in Glasgow,...

 

Mildred I. Long

Mildred I. (Waarvik) Long was born Aug. 29, 1926, on the John Baker farm in the Lustre community, Valley County of northeastern Montana, to Isak and Christine Waarvik. She went to her Lord on Sunday,...

 

Judy Quinlivan

Judy Quinlivan passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, after a year-long battle with cancer. She was the daughter of Donald and Lorraine Quinlivan, the original owners of Town & Country Furniture i...

 

Gerald Lee Borgen

Gerald Lee Borgen, 81, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend and neighbor went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, surrounded by his family and loved ones. Lee was born March 24, 1937, in Wolf Point,...

 

Into the Sunset: The Forgotten Cowgirl Singers

Singer-songwriter Almeda Bradshaw will be taking audience members on a journey to learn more about forgotten women singers on Sunday, March 3, starting at 7 p.m., at the Valley County Pioneer Museum...

 

No Consolation for Malta

The Glasgow Scotties faced a daunting task during the District 2B Tournament held in Glasgow ,Feb. 14-16. The experience for both the boys and girls mirrored each other, somewhat. Both teams were...

 

District 3C Tournament Box Scores

Boys 2-14-19 Game 1 North Country 56, Nashua 45 NC 9 11 20 16 – 56 Nashua 11 14 5 15 – 45 North Country: J. Taylor 4, J. Lee 10, L. Idler 10, J. McColly 6, B. Simonson 5, T. Murphy 21. Free throw...

 

19U Ice Dawgs Recognize Seniors

The 19U Ice Dawgs hosted the Bismarck Capitals in one game at the Valley Event Center on Feb. 17. The Lady Ice Dawgs were unable to out-score their opponent and lost by two goals, 3-1. While Bismarck...

 

Still Enjoying the Challenge

I’m sorry I missed getting a column in the paper last week, but I was away visiting our youngest daughter in Illinois. She’s also a cross fit enthusiast, and friends with a nutritionist. Therefore, she’s very strong on portion sizes, and...

 

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