Articles from the June 8, 2016 edition

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 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    June 8, 2016

Nashua School Accepts Five New Resignations

Already struggling to fill open positions, the Nashua School received and accepted five new resignations at the June 2 school board meeting, bringing the total of recent resignations to eight. In addition, the school has been searching for more than...

 
 By For The Courier    News    June 8, 2016

MVD Requires Appointments for Most Services

Angela Austin of the Montana Department of Justice, Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) in Glasgow and Wolf Point wants to inform everyone you must have an appointment in order to take a written test or road test, get a license or identification card,... Full story

 

Glasgow Launches Downtown Revitalization Plan

In January of 2015, the City of Glasgow contracted with Land Solutions, LLC to prepare a Downtown Revitalization Plan. The plan launched the creation of a downtown association or revitalization group...

 

Glasgow Public Works Begins $300K Paving Project

Glasgow Public Works Director Rob Kompel and Mayor Becky Erickson recently provided details on a paving project set to begin Monday, June 6, and run for up to two weeks. The project is Glasgow’s first major paving and chip-sealing project in two...

 
 By MTN News    News    June 8, 2016

Shawn Newton Takes Home Emmy for Directing

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Northwest announced the winners of its 53rd Annual Emmy Awards on Saturday, June 4, in Seattle. Television professionals and industry leaders attended the ceremony to support and recognize the nati...

 

Abigail Helland to compete this weekend for Miss Montana

Abigail Helland, 20 of Glasgow, is one of 11 competing for the title of Miss Montana in Glendive June 9-11 at 7 p.m. nightly at the DCHS auditorium. After graduating valedictorian from GHS in 2014,... Full story

 

Update from GPD: Cut Your Grass

Chief of Police Bruce Barstad would like to again remind the Glasgow community to make sure their lawns and weedy lots in the city of Glasgow are well kept and mowed. Also, the police department will soon be posting formal notices to cut the grass,... Full story

 
 By Parker Kulczyk    Opinion    June 8, 2016

Fiber in Glasgow

Most people don’t like slow internet. But I, a gamer in NE Montana (the middle of nowhere), have nightmares about slow internet. Now, people with actual work to do must feel some anger when they are inhibited or slowed by their internet speeds. At...

 
 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    June 8, 2016

Decoration Day

Last week’s holiday made me do a little research, which I don’t ordinarily do. Even with all of our present-day methods of finding answers to questions, I was unable to establish when Memorial Day expanded; becoming a day that we remember all of...

 
 By James Walling    Opinion    June 8, 2016

Criticism as Conversation

Some theatregoers will have noticed a review of Fort Peck Summer Theatre’s new show in the Lifestyles section of this edition (Page 8A). Fewer still may have noticed my byline. In any case, it’s official: I’ll be your theatre critic for the...

 
 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    June 8, 2016

Beauty Surrounds Us

Last week I was on the road for four days. I covered a pretty fair sized area from Nashua to Roundup to Lewistown to Billings to Zortman and back home. Every mile I was treated to sights that could all be made into postcards. As the miles slipped awa...

 
 By Ron Stoneberg    Opinion    June 8, 2016

The Disconnect Between Science and Reality

I recently had the privilege of visiting with a couple of ranchers from near the Grasslands National Park (NP) in Saskatchewan, Canada. I heard the amazing story that when cattle were removed from the park, the resident wildlife also left. The declin...

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    June 8, 2016

Scotties Honored at All-Sports Banquet

The second annual Scottie all-sports banquet was held Tuesday, May 31 in the St. Raphaels gymnasium. More than 300 guests attended the event, which was sponsored by the Scottie Booster Club. Area... Full story

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    June 8, 2016

Reds Fall To Miles City in Three of Four Games

The Glasgow Reds faced the Miles City Mavericks in their first home games of the season on Saturday, June 4. It was a beautiful day for baseball, and the Reds took advantage in their first game of the...

 
 By Parker Kulczyk    Sports    June 8, 2016

George Bros. Go Back-to-Back

If "Northeast Montana loves fishing" isn't one of the truest statements ever made, I don't know what is. The 17th Annual Catfish Classic hosted 80 teams of two for this year's tournament. Most of the... Full story

 
 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    June 8, 2016

Thunder Competes in Harlem, Earns Fifth

With zero pool practice time and few competitors for the weekend, the Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder Swim Team still managed a solid performance at the Harlem Invitational swim meet this past weekend,... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

MONDAY – THURSDAY JUNE 6-9 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - The Non-Denominational Bible School will be held at the Opheim Community Church for students in grades K-6. More info, call Lori Westby at 724-3261 or 724-7179. SUNDAY – JUNE 12 The FMDH Foundation... Full story

 

Helen M. O'Connor Miller

Helen M. (Larson) O'Connor Miller, 96, of Belt, Mont., passed away at Benefis Senior Care on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, with her daughter and granddaughter by her side. A funeral liturgy was held on... Full story

 

Nancy Ann Holter

Nancy Ann (Stolpe) Holter, 91, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 4, 2016, at St. Patrick Hospital, surrounded by her family. A Celebration of her life will be held Saturday, June 11, at 1 p.m.,... Full story

 

The First Two Acts

Sincerity on stage trumps training every time. Especially with musical theatre. This rule holds true with Fort Peck Summer Theatre’s The Last Five Years, starring Daniel and Courtney Crary as a... Full story

 

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