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Articles from the June 12, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    June 12, 2013

More Rainfall Could Renew Flooding

Tanja Fransen at the Glasgow office of the National Weather Service is sending out e-blasts again, as she did during the record flooding of 2011. The latest, sent on Tuesday at noon, begins with a che... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    June 12, 2013

Brad Persinger Montana VFW Teacher Of Year

Glasgow’s high school and middle school music teacher, Dr. Brad Persinger, has been honored as the VFW Montana Teacher of the Year. The award was publicly presented by the VFW’s Art Widhalm at...

 By Samar Fay    News    June 12, 2013

Livestock Or Wildlife? Still Unclear For Bison

By Samar Fay Courier Editor Whether the Yellowstone bison now living on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation are classified as livestock or wildlife was the subject of debate at the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 Citizens Advisory Council meeting...

 By Jim Orr    News    June 12, 2013

Justiss Firemoon In Miss Mont. Pageant

Will she win? The Hi-Line’s candidate for Miss Montana 2013, Justiss Firemoon of Poplar, finds out Saturday night. Justiss, 18, and 12 other candidates are competing to succeed last year’s... Full story

 By Mary Helland    News    June 12, 2013

56 Years Later

Renowned Assiniboine artist William Standing will be featured at the Pioneer Museum in Glasgow in what could be the largest assembly of his art, sponsored by the Valley County Historical Society. The showing of his paintings and drawings, along with...

 By Samar Fay    News    June 12, 2013

Comments Sought On Nashua Highway Overpass Proposal

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is seeking comments on a proposal to realign and reconstruct about 1.8 miles of Highway 117, west of Nashua. The project begins at the north end of the Milk River Bridge and proposes reconstructing Hwy....


Disappearing Bison

Do you ever feel like the blind men in the fable that were studying the elephant? You can grab the tail and say, “Oh, the elephant is like a rope,” and then grab the trunk and say, “Oh, the elephant is like a snake.” The trouble is, you can...


Montana Natural Resource Jobs Depend On Rail Transportation

We’ve seen a lot of hand-wringing over coal trains lately. But frankly, railroads are an essential part of Montana’s growth, more now than probably since the first tracks were laid in the state more than 100 years ago. Whether coal trains, grain...

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    June 12, 2013

Regulate The Regulators

I surprised myself and did some actual sleuthing so I could appear smart and well informationed on the topic I’m about to expound upon. And, as you know, I have a penchant to cut out all the big wor...


What Puddles Are For

Last week, as I was driving to the post office, I noticed two little boys splashing through rain puddles. They were laughing as they kicked the water into the air. Watching their joy as they stomped their feet in the water, two very distinct... Full story

 By Doris Franzen    News    June 12, 2013

It's A Special Summer At Pioneer Museum

Well, I’m not sure what all is new. However, I can tell you what is new at the Pioneer Museum in Glasgow right now. This summer a special attraction will be the William Standing Art Collection, which is on display for all of you to visit. William...


No Need For Small Ball

Glasgow’s bats were red-hot in a five-game tourney in Havre this weekend. The Reds outscored their opponents 66-7, clubbing their way to a sweep of their Northstar Tournament opponents.... Full story


Kiwanis Swim: Back And Better Than Ever

They are contenders this year. Returning for their second year as coaches, Matt Dangleis and Alex Leuchars were impressed to see the improvements made during last season carried over to the beginning...


Longest Dam Wait For Race Soon Over

Over 150 are already registered to run, walk or bike the 19th annual Longest Dam Race on Saturday. With registrations accepted the morning of the event, over 250 are expected to participate in the... Full story


Everyone Fishes Free

Here’s the perfect gift for Dad and Grandpa: free fishing for all over Father’s Day weekend, June 15-16. “It’s a great way to get outdoors with friends and family and it provides everyone in Montana with the opportunity to get hooked on... Full story


North Wins Again

The North won their fourth-straight Class B All-Star football game over the south on Saturday. With both teams scoring in bunches, the North took home a 48-27 victory at Rocky Mountain College’s... Full story


Locals Place In Malta Drag Races

Hi-Line Dragstrip in Malta held its first race of the 2013 season this past weekend. It was held in conjunction with the First State Bank of Malta car show. Saturday’s sunshine brought out the... Full story


Esther Kraus

Esther Ovidia (Opland) Kraus, 96, died Jan. 10, 2013, of natural causes at the Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow. Funeral services have been set for 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15 at the Grace Lutheran Church (senior citizens) in Nashua. Bell Mortuary... Full story


Albert F. Gundermann

Albert F. Gundermann, 88, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, of natural causes at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. A vigil service will be held Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m., and Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, June 14, at 2...


Ida E. Friesen

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, June 14, for Ida E. (Jones) Friesen at the Nashua City Cemetery. She died of natural causes Jan. 12, 2013, at the age of 92 at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. Bell Mortuary of Glasgow is... Full story


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