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Articles from the June 7, 2017 edition

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 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 7, 2017

Three DUIs Over Weekend

Valley County and the city of Glasgow saw a string of driving under the influence of alcohol cases over the weekend. Two DUI cases in the county involved vehicle crashes with one DUI occurring in the city limits. The first crash occurred on June 2, a... Full story

 By Josie Bratten    News    June 7, 2017

Calcutta Crew Reels in Another Crowd

There was a hum in the air as the sun set behind the iconic Montana Bar on June 2. Fishermen and fans gathered for the Calcutta on the eve of the 18th annual Catfish Classic. Although the tournament has always been a huge hit with local and... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    June 7, 2017

Tour de Prairie Helps to Tighten Up Bike Safety

On June 4, Glasgow had its first bicycle rally, the Tour de Prairie. The summer bike tour of Glasgow enrolled 27 kids and 24 adults who rode their bikes along the tour's route, and afterwards... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    June 7, 2017

Hi-Line Ford Peanut Butter Drive Benefits Local Food Bank

For the past four years, Hi-Line Ford has orchestrated a peanut butter drive to benefit needy families in the area. Hi-Line Ford raises awareness to the cause with advertisements with local media and... Full story

 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 7, 2017

Children's Museum Hosts 2nd Annual 'School's Out Carnival'

On June 2, the Children's Museum in downtown Glasgow held a fundraiser, dubbed the 2nd Annual "School's Out Carnival." The event featured a street style fair with an inflatable water slide, games and... Full story


Community Comes Out to Raise Funds

On June 2, local volunteers stood at downtown intersections to raise funds for the July 4 fireworks. Gene Hartsock and other volunteers enjoyed the conversations, the laughter and the good time with... Full story

 By Janice Shanks    Opinion    June 7, 2017

Praise for Potter

If you're not a "local" from the Nashua community, and you've visited the Nashua cemetery for whatever reason, you may wonder or perhaps have even commented that it's a pretty lonely-looking place to be buried. No, it's not surrounded by beautiful... Full story

 By Connie Sharp    Opinion    June 7, 2017

Opposing the American Health Care Act

Many people do not know that most Montanans living with disabilities are veterans. As a caregiver, I've seen firsthand the difference the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion has made in our community when seniors and people with disabilities... Full story

 By Owen Childers    Opinion    June 7, 2017

We've Been Blessed

wouldn't want to live anywhere else. Sure we have some people that we wish would bless other communities and counties with their presence; and yes we have some individuals who like to inform God and the UN of everything that goes on that they don't a... Full story

 By Michael Burns    Opinion    June 7, 2017

Pittsburgh Not Paris

No matter what side of the aisle you come from, an open, honest and curious mind has most likely confronted the ideas of climate change. When it is described on the news as a revelational end times dilemma by Al Gore and other pundits it deserves a f...

 By Josie Bratten    Opinion    June 7, 2017

Dwelling on To-Dos

I’ve always been a rather anxious person. As a kid, my parents learned the hard way that I needed to be told the exact schedule for all family trips, or else I’d be a sobbing, cranky mess in the back of our periwinkle blue van. In high school, I...

 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    June 7, 2017

Pangs of Homesickness

Moving from the wooded hills of southeast Iowa to the prairie of northeastern Montana was quite a change for me. What I missed the most was the sparsity of trees. Going down the hill of Highway 438 to join U.S. Highway 2 in October of 1968, I was...


Coal Won't Be Coming Back

I had to laugh at the site of Gianforte and Daines on horseback touring a coal mine near Colstrip. It is laughable because the Montana way of life, the outdoors or agriculture, and coal are not the best of bedfellows. The other issue with Greg...


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – JUNE 8 9:30 a.m. - The Nashua Community is invited to the Ladies’ Coffee Hour every Thursday at the Nashua Senior Center. 1 p.m. - The Valley County Conservation District will hold it’s monthly board meeting at the USDA building,... Full story


Jeffrey Dean Sorensen

Jeffrey Dean Sorensen, 58, of Colstrip, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017. Memorial services will be on Thursday, June 8, at 2 p.m., at the Colstrip High School Auditorium. He was born in Helena, Mont., on Sept. 23, 1958, the third child of Delbert... Full story


Randon "Randi" Kay Billman

With her family at her side, Randon "Randi" Kay Billman, 56, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017, at Benefis Hospital in Great Falls, Mont. She was born April 23, 1961, to Leland... Full story


Berniece B. Simmons

Berniece (Brister) Simmons, 81, died in peace, Sunday, May 21, 2017, at her home in Saint Marie. She was born Berniece Brister in Vaughn, Miss., Oct. 4, 1935, to Buford Morris and Lucille Brister.... Full story


Janet Weimer

Janet Weimer, 84, passed away on Friday, May 26, 2017, in Brighton, Colo., at the home of her niece and nephew, Bonnie and Mike Kolano. Her family will celebrate her life this summer in Glasgow with... Full story


Grace McNabb

Grace Eileen (Cady) Watson McNabb was born May 13, 1938, up Slaughter House Creek north of Forsyth to Herb and Agnes Cady. She attended school in Ashland, Mont., at the St Labre Mission. She married Max Watson Oct. 5, 1957, in Forsyth, Mont. They... Full story


Services for Richard 'Dick' F. Rohde

Services will be held for Richard “Dick” Rohde on Friday, June 9, at 2 p.m., at Glasgow Evangelical Church. Burial will follow. He passed away Dec. 14, 2016, at the age of 89 in Glasgow.... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    June 7, 2017

Athletic Accolades

Glasgow High School held their annual awards banquet May 30, in St. Raphael's gymnasium and featured 1998 GHS graduate Kami Malnaa. According to GHS activities director Brenner Flaten, Malnaa was a th... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    June 7, 2017

Molstads Claim Fifth Catfish Win

Jerry and Nate Molstad added a fifth Catfish Classic title to their resume on June 3, beating out 79 other teams. The pair weighed in with a total 40.16 pounds of catfish, including an 11.15-pound... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    June 7, 2017

Swim Team Pitches in to Ready City Pool

The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team (GKST) a.ka. "The Thunder" is ready for another season in the sun. Prior to even getting in the water, swim team representatives were on hand to give the city pool its... Full story


Hi-Line Farm and Ranch June 2017

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