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Articles from the May 15, 2019 edition

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V.C. Schools Hold Elections

Frazer, Opheim, Lustre and Glasgow schools asked voters to cast their ballot on May 7 to elect trustees to fill positions with some also asking voters to pass a school levy. For the fourth consecutive year, Glasgow voters rejected a general fund...


GHS Swing Choir Rocks Glasgow

Glasgow High School's Swing Choir hosted their 12th annual fundraiser at the Ridgerunners on May 9 and the crowd was certainly not disappointed. Community members of all ages came together to dance,...


Folk Takes Over Busted Knuckle

Wes Urbaniak and the Mountain Folk made their debut in Glasgow at the Busted Knuckle Brewery on May 8 as part of their Montana Pint O'Beer Run Tour. Urbaniak and his musical partner Mat Regele are...

 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 15, 2019

Guardians of the Flame

The Special Olympics Torch made its way through Valley County May 8 and 9. Each year the torch traverses the state carried by local law enforcement officials on its way to the State Games in Great...

 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 15, 2019

Pool Campaign Makes a Splash

While Valley County is known to be generous, last week’s radio-a-thon for the Friends of the Pool campaign shattered expectations. The event raised $92,953 including matches, bringing the total amount of funds to $425,978. The Friends have plans...


Hinsdale Honored for Nutrition by Gov. and First Lady

Hinsdale Public School was recently awarded Honorable Mention in the School Nutrition Team of the Year Award category of the First Lady School Nutrition Awards. The school's nutrition team, comprised...

 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 15, 2019

VFW Honors Area Civil Servants and Youth

Veterans of Foreign Wars Fort Peck Post 3107 honored local area first responders, law enforcement and area youth at their yearly Mayday awards banquet. The event held at the local VFW hall featured a prime rib dinner to honor those receiving awards....


The Need to Talk Mental Health

Dear Editor, One in five people in our country have had firsthand experience with behavioral health problems. That statistic would suggest that over 1,000 people in Valley County have been affected....


Should We 'LEAVE it to Nature'?

Dear Editor, A wise sage once said something like, "failure to learn from history will generally result in repeating the failures." This is what is happening in northeastern Montana. You have...


Words Matter

Dear Editor, Actions speak louder than words. But words create the environment and world in which we live. Our actions and words matter greatly - and the actions and words of the Montana State...

 By Helen DePunydt    Opinion    May 15, 2019

My Older Sister

Reflecting back, her life was indeed amazing. Upon her husband’s retirement, Hazel telephoned me and informed me that they were en-route to Oregon. Their only son resided close to Portland, Ore., and he had located a suitable home for his parents....

 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    May 15, 2019

Finding Information

Do you remember before Amazon and online ordering? In the days before that we had door-to-door sales persons. Do you recall all of the trips that you made to the library to get the information you needed for a school project or term paper? If you...

 By Mark Good    Calendar    May 15, 2019

Wilderness Walks to Stop in V.C.

The Montana Wilderness Association Island Range Chapter is excited to announce the 2019 season of Wilderness Walks. This year, participants will be able to choose from 123 walks spanning the state... Full story


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. Powe... Full story


End of the School Year Social

There will be an end of the year social hosted by the Glasgow Education Association and the Glasgow School Board on Tuesday, May 21, 4:30 p.m., at the Cottonwood Inn. Please come and celebrate another great school year. Retirees are Kim Girard, Brad... Full story


Ben E. Martin

Ben Eldridge Martin, 79, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Henderson, Nev., with his sister Doris and cousin Carolyn by his side, after a long battle with cancer. A celebration of Ben’s life will be held at The Pitstop, 1600 25th NE, Black... Full story


Adele Rose Eugenia Elletson

Adele Rose Eugenia (Vickstrom) Elletson of Havre, Mont., passed away most peacefully at her daughter's home in Missoula, Mont., Friday, May 3, 2019. A memorial service and celebration of life will be... Full story


Gayle Hill

Gayle (Browning) Hill, 84, of Billings, Mont., and formerly Nashua, Mont., passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at Highgate Senior Living in Billings. As per her request, no services are planned. She... Full story


Berna Jo 'BJ' Fiedler Allen

Berna Jo "BJ" (Menge) Fiedler Allen, 74, formerly of Saco, Mont., ascended to be with her Heavenly Father in the early morning hours of Monday, May 13, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Friday, M... Full story


Corwin 'Corky' Ersness Services

Corwin "Corky" Ersness, 61, born Sept. 2, 1956, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. A Celebration of Life will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, May 19, at the Boy Scout Camp Boat Dock in Fort Peck, Mont.... Full story


Gloria J. Doucette Services

Gloria J. Doucette, 79, of Fort Peck, Mont., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. She was born Nov. 25, 1939, in Klamath Falls, Ore. Services will be held Wednesday, May 22, 10 a.m., at Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, Mont., with Pastor Jeannie Bergstrom...

 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyle    May 15, 2019

Spring Is Here?

Finally, it is starting to feel like spring is here, and my loving husband sees the possibility of more snow in the forecast, and tells me about it! Talk about being a ray of sunshine. Sometimes he’s just not. I really hope that’s a forecast...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 15, 2019

Scottie Tracksters Sweep 2B

The Scottie Track and Field program continues to dominate the 2B District as it secured a sweep of the district titles for boys and girls in Wolf Point on May 11. The day was another dismal day for...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 15, 2019

Six Scotties Advance to State Golf Meet

Divisional Golf Results Wolf Point, May 7 Boys Team Scores Conrad 331 Choteau 365 Shelby 379 Fairfied 393 Malta 409 Glasgow 419 Wolf Point 460 Boys Individual Results *Oden Hallock, 7th, 91 Saul...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 15, 2019

Scobey Sweeps D3C Track

The District 3C tracksters converged on Wolf Point to compete for hardware and earn their way to the divisional meet coming up. A total of 17 Class C school were represented. Scobey swept the meet for...


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