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Articles from the July 3, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    July 3, 2013

Working On The Railroad

It would be hard to miss this railroad project. Wooden ties have been laid out along the tracks from Glasgow to Wolf Point for weeks. Odd yellow machines are clustered on sidings. Motels in Glasgow ar... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    July 3, 2013

Silver Airways Taking Off For Good

The airline that provides Essential Air Service to Glasgow and other small cities in Montana has decided to leave the state. Silver Airways notified the U.S. Department of Transportation that it will not bid for another two-year contract and will...

 By Samar Fay    News    July 3, 2013

Hitchhiker Who Faked Shooting Sentenced

Ray Dolin, the hitchhiker who shot himself last year in a hoax to promote his alleged book about the kindness of America, was sentenced in District Court in Glasgow on Monday. Judge John McKeon...

 By The Courier    News    July 3, 2013

President Sparky

Bob “Sparky” Hanson, chief of the Long Run Fire Department, is the new president of the Montana State Volunteer Firefighters Association. He took up his duties at the 61st annual MSVFFA...

 By Samar Fay    News    July 3, 2013

Lots Of Local Election Candidates

When filing for municipal elections closed on June 27, it was apparent that interest in serving in local office is high. The slate of candidates in Glasgow runs three deep for two of the city’s wards and the mayor will have to do some campaigning...

 By Samar Fay    News    July 3, 2013

Glasgow Water Rate Hike Recommended

The Water Committee of the Glasgow City Council has determined that water rates are not sufficient to meet costs and fund the reserve account for expensive equipment replacements that will soon be needed. The last increase in water rates was in 1999....

 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    July 3, 2013

Kiwanis Swim Team Comes Out In Force

The most complete Glasgow Kiwanis swim team yet mustered enough strength for second place in Plentywood over the weekend. The two-day meet saw 34 Glasgow swimmers compete, the most the team has had so far this season. The results were immediate as...

 By J. Levi Burnfin    Sports    July 3, 2013

Gov Cup Gives It 100%

Fishing teams can expect a full payout at the 26th annual Governor’s Cup set for July 11-13, as the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce decided to pay back 100 percent of tournament fees. “The Gov Cup committee this year decided, to try to attract more t... Full story

 By For The Courier    Sports    July 3, 2013

Ripken 10U East State Tournament Here Next Week

FOR THE COURIER With the Glasgow youth baseball majors and minors tournaments coming to an end, another phase is about to begin in our season. Glasgow will host the 2013 Montana Cal Ripken 10-and-under East State Tournament on July 11-14. Eight...


Mervin W. Failing

Mervin W. Failing, 58, of Poplar, Mont., died of lung complications on Saturday, June 29, 2013, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, S.D. A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m....


Jean Marilyn Kallem

Jean Marilyn (Bulock) Kallem, 80, died of heart failure on Friday, June 28, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Glasgow,...


Frances Marie Kuszmaul

Frances Marie Kuszmaul, 87, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at the Northern Montana Care Center in Havre, Mont., as a result of kidney failure. Her funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 5, at the...

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    July 3, 2013

All That Tech: We're Hooked

A few months back you might remember a column written by yours truly about me forgetting my cell phone at home when I went to town. You might recall my expressed feelings of helplessness, angstness an... Full story

 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    July 3, 2013

Pre-Paula Deen Cookware

Do you remember when your first purchase of cookware may have been bought from a door-to-door salesperson? The first I remember were brands like Rena Ware and Kitchen Queen. The new waterless cookware. They must have been good as I haven’t felt... Full story

 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    July 3, 2013

Montana: Home Of Really Big Lawnmowers

What we who live here consider ordinary in our day-to-day lives is seen from a totally different perspective by those who visit friends and family. During harvest one year, a young man who lived in a large city visited us. One night, he called his...


Michael Bugenstein & His Book

Treasures galore await the curious-minded who enter the Valley County Pioneer Museum. Once again, there’s a book here you might savor. “Since the Days of the Buffalo – a History of Eastern Montana and the Kalfell Ranch” was written by...


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