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Articles from the May 15, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    May 15, 2013

Horse Thief's Gravestone Recovered

It’s a story right out of an old Western movie. A stolen horse, a chase, a shootout and a death. The story fairly leaps off the crisp, folded pages of the coroner’s inquest, stored for nearly 100... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    May 15, 2013

Naturally Educational

More than 100 fifth-graders from all the Valley County schools had a beautiful day last Thursday to learn about soil and water and the growing things that inhabit their landscape. Their day began at...

 By Samar Fay    News    May 15, 2013

Glasgow Growth: Focus Group Weighs In

The city of Glasgow’s Growth Policy project team held four focus group and visioning workshop meetings at the Civic Center last week. The Housing Focus Group met Wednesday evening, and three meetings were held Thursday: Community Services and...

 By Samar Fay    News    May 15, 2013

Growth Outlook Depends On Iffy Oil

A new study released by the Montana Department of Commerce predicts that Valley County will experience modest population growth in the decades ahead, and then decline slightly to about present-day levels by 2060. From the estimated 2012 population...

 By Samar Fay    News    May 15, 2013

An Evening For District Retirees

The Glasgow Education Association and Glasgow School Board will host a gathering 5 p..m. Monday, May 20, at the Glasgow Elks to honor some familiar faces who are retiring from the school district. The retirees are teachers John LaBonty, Carolyn... Full story

 By The Courier    News    May 15, 2013

Hot Dog! Look Who's Turning 20

Glasgow’s Head Start is having a big birthday party this weekend and you’re invited. A 20th anniversary celebration will be held by the Head Start Parents Committee of 2012-13 with a spring fundraiser, “Hot Dog Picnic in the Park, from 11 a.m....

 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    May 15, 2013

They Are Not Weeds, Those Dandelions

Daisies, roses, petunias, pansies – the list is long. Beautiful flowers in many a greenhouse are just waiting to be taken home, where they will be put into planters and pots and flower beds to add a brilliant splash of color to yards. Not to be...

 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    May 15, 2013

How Convenient

Do you remember the days before convenience foods and delis? Of course, that means no McDonald's, A&W or other drive-thru quick stops either. I started wondering the other day just what past generations did for convenience meals. The only thing I... Full story

 By Rebecca Colnar    Opinion    May 15, 2013

Farm Bureau Dismayed By Governor's Veto Of Bison Bills

The Montana Farm Bureau has expressed strong disappointment in Montana Governor Steve Bullock’s veto of several bills regarding wild bison  The bills had easily passed the House and Senate, but met with the ‘veto’ stamp on the governor’s...


My Most Difficult Year In Politics

Hello again, but from the Brenden farm. It was great to get back home and smell the fresh air of reality! Of all my years involved in politics, especially the legislature, this past one was probably...

 By Bob Brown    Opinion    May 15, 2013

Brown And Baucus

I first met Max Baucus in 1973 when he entered the Montana House of Representatives as a freshman member from Missoula. His seat was at the back of the chamber near bright and articulate Dorothy... Full story

 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    May 15, 2013

One Game At A Time

Heading into the postseason, last year’s run to second in the state for the Scottie girls’ softball team is in their back of their mind. And yet, it isn’t. “We take it one game at a time, one...

 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    May 15, 2013

District Domination

It was complete and total domination for tracksters in red at the District 2B Meet. The Glasgow girls scored 216 points, 82 tallies in front of second-place Plentywood, followed by Malta (96), Wolf... Full story

 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    May 15, 2013

Golf Pair Heads To State

Tamrah Pewitt and Makkell Baillargeon will make their Scottie golf debuts at the state tournament this season. The pair will be the only representatives for the Scotties after Pewitt took 11th and...


Wrestling Coach Up For Hire

The vacant head wrestling coach position may be filled at the Glasgow School Board meeting on May 15. Trevor Newman is scheduled to be considered for hire for the position. Newman was recently hired for a teaching position within the district. Other... Full story

 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    May 15, 2013

Scobey, Nashua Split District 3C Meet

Nashua and Scobey swapped spots in the team scores at the District 3C Meet in Glasgow on May 8. The Nashua boys took the top spot with 132 points, edging out Scobey’s 122. On the girls’ side, the...

 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    May 15, 2013

Play Ball!

The B-Team Glasgow Reds christened the season on Sunday in Sidney, splitting a pair of games with the Patriots. With a dozen new kids in legion this year, there was bound to be some bumps and bruises...

 By Eileen Traeholt    Sports    May 15, 2013

Pierre Impresses

Track scores for the May 8th District 3C Track Meet are in. Gabby Pierre placed second in the 100-meter dash with a time of 13.6 seconds, third in the 200 with a time of 28.5, second in the long jump with a 14-foot jump and third in high jump with a... Full story


FWP Offers Game Bird Program

Sign up time is here for the popular Open Fields for Game Bird Hunters program. Open Fields for Game Bird Hunters is a voluntary program that pays landowners an add-on payment for lands enrolled in the federal Conservation Reserve Program. Open...


If You Care, Leave Them There

Every spring Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks issues its traditional message to Montanans to leave new born fawns and other infant wildlife where people find them. "If you care, leave them there" said Jeff Hagener, director of Montana Fish, Wildlife &...


Bailey Reservoir – A Day of Celebration

On Saturday, May 18th, the public is invited to a day of celebration at the newly established Bailey Reservoir Fishing Access Site. Bailey Reservoir is located 25 miles west of Havre on the South Kremlin county road. This event will be a way to... Full story


Governor's Sage Grouse Advisory Council Set to Meet in Helena

A new advisory council appointed by Gov. Steve Bullock to develop measures to conserve Montana's sage grouse populations and sustain related land uses is set to meet in Helena, May 21-23. "The council will lead the effort to develop and carry out...


Gerhard "Leonard" Tweten

Gerhard “Leonard” Tweten, 93, died of natural causes on Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow, Mont. He was born July 21, 1920, on the family farm north of Nashua,...


Bessie Carolyn Ruth

Bessie Carolyn (Copenhaver) Ruth, 91, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013. A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 17, at 1 p.m. at First Christian Church, 1st and Kennedy in Grand Junction....


Myrna Rae Fairclough

Myrna Rae (Wolden) Fairclough, 71, died Friday, May 10, 2013, of heart failure at her home in Glasgow, Mont. She was born on Aug. 2, 1941, in Glasgow, the daughter of William and Inger...


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