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Articles from the July 5, 2017 edition

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 By James Walling    News    July 5, 2017

Ezzie's Wholesale Wins Large Employer Award, Cuts Ribbon

The Glasgow Job Service Employers' Committee board (JSEC) has selected Ezzie's Wholesale, Inc. as it's Outstanding Large Employer. In a press release, the board says it was convinced based on the... Full story


Milk River Bridge at Nashua to Close for Repairs

Riverside Contracting and subcontractor Sletten Construction will be making repairs to the Milk River Bridge south of Nashua. To begin the repairs, the northbound lane of Highway 117 at the Milk River Bridge will be closing on Tuesday, July 11, at 8... Full story


GPD Offers Treats Coupons for Safe Driving

The Glasgow Police Department has partnered with McDonald’s, Flips and Dairy Queen of Glasgow, to make coupons for free ice cream cones available for officers to reward kids they notice making good decisions. Earlier this spring, Lieutenant Trint... Full story


Preventative Measures in Place at the Pines

With the continued dry conditions and lack of rain, the Fort Peck Pines Recreational Area is seeing an increase in local, state and federal firefighters being dispatched to remove the overabundance of vegetation. For the second year in a row,... Full story

 By James Walling    News    July 5, 2017

Keep an Eye Out for 'Diver Down' Flags

Local divers Joyce and Ryan Stone would like to remind area boaters and visitors to our summertime fishing and sailing competitions at Fort Peck Lake, to please keep an eye out for red and white... Full story


Montana Counties Receive PILT Funding

On June 26, Senator Jon Tester announced 55 Montana counties, including Valley County, will receive $31.8 million in Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) for 2017. PILT payments help local governments carry out vital services such as firefighting and... Full story

 By Russell Fagg    Opinion    July 5, 2017

The Declaration of Independence

July 4th is the 241st birthday of our great country. This is a celebration worth embracing. For 241 years the United States has been a beacon of freedom, liberty, and the “American Dream.” The United States has grown from an upstart pest to the...


The Political Will

Austin Knudsen painted Sen. Jon Tester on this opinion page last week as a dark money hoarder, as the one man in D.C. to utilize the seedy under belly of wealthy financiers to gain political capital. I was not impressed. First off, while attacking a...

 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    July 5, 2017

Another Pleasant Remember

There are days when I find myself wondering why I even watch the news channels. The other day I tuned on TV, taking a break while I ate some lunch, only to happen upon the title of a talk show, “Breast feeding is not natural.” Now this might not...

 By Jon Tester    Opinion    July 5, 2017

Fight for What Really Matters

Too often, policy debates in Washington, D.C., devolve into partisan fist-fights. Each side becomes so focused on landing a punch that they forget why they climbed into the ring in the first place. Just a few years ago, one in five Montanans did not...

 By Josie Braaten    Opinion    July 5, 2017

Full of Tofu Knowledge

I was raised to regard tofu as a joke rather than an actual nutrition source, much less one that could actually taste good. In my mind, it was this mysterious lump of matter that those crazy vegans forced themselves to eat to prove their unwavering...

 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    July 5, 2017

Old-Fashioned Hospitality

Not long ago with a conversation with a gentleman, the topic came up about how if you happen to stop in to visit with someone, they will insist you join them for lunch or supper. I made the comment that that is just the way it is where we live....


Virginia Bortas

On her favorite kind of day, warm and sunny, Mary Virginia Bortas, 92, passed on to her heavenly home on Thursday, June 29, 2017. She was born on Dec. 5, 1924, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to Korvin and... Full story


Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – JULY 5 6 p.m. - Mandatory Gov. Cup patrol boat meeting at Sunnyside County Club. Any questions call 228-2222. 7:30 p.m. - Annual Dam Cabaret at the Fort Peck Summer Theatre. The event is free and everyone is welcome. THURSDAY – JULY... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    July 5, 2017

Reds Split Games Against Blues

The Glasgow Reds faced the Scobey Blues in two games last week. The Reds hosted the Blues in the first game at Bill Connors Field in Glasgow on June 27, and improved their overall record to 9-16 with an 11-1 win. Glasgow 11, Scobey 1 Glasgow claimed... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    July 5, 2017

50th Annual John Hahn Memorial Tourney

John Hahn Field in Fort Peck was the setting for the 50th annual softball tournament by the same name. Campers and tents of all shapes and sizes were set up in home-run territory of the field, while... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    July 5, 2017

Swimmers Compete in Malta

The Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder were in Malta for a two-day meet July 1 and 2. The team placed ninth overall, with some strong performances throughout the event. Leading the way with first place finishes... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    July 5, 2017

Reds Split Double Header vs. Billings

On June 29, the Reds hosted the Billings Blue Jays in a double-header at Bill Connors Field. Glasgow fell to the Blue Jays in the first game by two runs, but finished the evening with a redeeming... Full story


Hi-Line Farm and Ranch July 2017

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