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Articles from the July 10, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    July 10, 2013

Transit Rate Hike A Reality

Despite game opposition from a man making his third appearance in their office, the Valley County commissioners voted Tuesday to approve a rate increase proposed by Valley County Transit, the first since 1997. Harry Ratzky is a low-income senior... Full story

 By Doris Ozark    News    July 10, 2013

The FAIR A Place To Showcase, Celebrate

Yes, folks, it is just four weeks till the Northeast Montana Fair, Aug. 2 through 6. The Fair Commission has defined the main purpose of the Northeast Montana Fair to be a forum to provide Valley...

 By Samar Fay    News    July 10, 2013

Flood Declaration Terminated

The flood waters of June having receded, the Valley County commissioners on Tuesday passed a resolution terminating the disaster declaration. The resolution states that the county has completed emergency repairs to infrastructure from the flood....

 By Samar Fay    News    July 10, 2013

Nicaragua To Vegas To Glasgow

The Goodkind Gallery threw a reception recently to open the showing of the works of Orlando Montenegro, an artist from Las Vegas. What he brought to Glasgow falls into two styles: charcoal/pencil...

 By Samar Fay    News    July 10, 2013

Justice Of Peace Arrested, Charged With Assault

Police were called to the house of the Valley County Justice of the Peace Sunday evening at about 8:30 p.m. for a reported disturbance. Police Chief Bruce Barstad said that Judge Linda Hartsock was arrested and charged with family member assault.... Full story

 By Brian Burleson    News    July 10, 2013

Four Straight Months Wetter Than Normal

June marked the fourth straight month that ended up being wetter than normal, with 4.19 inches of rain falling in Glasgow. This is 1.86 inches more than the normal of 2.33 inches. More than half an inch of rain fell at the airport on three separate...


Hot Fun In The Summertime

There are many sounds to summer. But by far the one that always brings a smile and sets off memories is that of children playing. School coming to an end in the spring was the sounding bell for a summer filled with fun. While it was daylight, the... Full story

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    July 10, 2013

Don't Insult My Intelligence By Calling A Tax A Fee

Someone once said, “It’s not the earning of the money that concerns me. It’s the number of people trying to take it away from me.” Maybe it was me who said it. At any rate, how true it is. Not...


A Lawsuit To Protect Farmers' Privacy

Protecting farmers’ and ranchers’ right to privacy is a top priority, said the American Farm Bureau Federation, which has taken legal action to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from publicly releasing personal information about thousands...


A Letter From Former EMTs

To the Valley County Community, We are grateful for the privilege of providing emergency medical care to you when you were probably having the worst day of your life and needed help. It was an honor and a privilege to be there for you. We cherish... Full story


Don't Split The Farm Bill

Montana Farmers Union on Tuesday released this statement regarding reports that the U.S. House is considering separating the ‘Farm Bill’ into bills with separate votes on farm policy and nutrition policy.  The National Farmers Union board, of... Full story

 By Gwen Cornwell    Opinion    July 10, 2013

You Can Go Home Again

This is a little on the personal side as I just returned from a trip outside this area where I spent some early years. Touring the town reminded me of just how many churches held Sunday school and services in an old home, the off again/on again... Full story



The 26th annual Montana Governor’s Cup Walleye Tournament set for this weekend has already set an eight-year high in registration numbers. With three days to go, 109 teams have signed up to participate in the two-day event, the most since 2005,...


Ann Louise Chouinard

Ann Louise (Nass) Chouinard, 90, affectionately known as “Gramma Ann,” passed away peacefully July 2, 2013, in the arms of her daughter, Jean. She was born Oct. 20, 1922, in Libby, Mont., the...


Norma N. Askvig

Norma N. (Nelson) Askvig, 86, of Rapid City, S.D., died Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Rapid City Regional Hospital after battling cancer for the past six years. She was born June 16, 1927, to Willie and...


James Walter McLaurin II

James Walter McLaurin II, 66, died from a heart attack Friday, July 5, 2013, at his home in Glasgow, Mont. Funeral services will be held Sunday, July 14, at 2 p.m. at the Bell Chapel in Glasgow....


Timothy Paul Rennick

Graveside services for Timothy Paul Rennick will be held at the Hillview Cemetery in Hinsdale on Saturday, July 13, at 3:30 p.m. He passed away on Jan. 20, 2013.... Full story


Burglars Enjoy Cocktails, Dine On TV Dinners By Candlelight

10 Years Ago Wednesday, July 9, 2003 • Pioneer Museum officials are upset about the theft of a rifle made before the Civil War. It is the first theft of anything this big that manager Brenna Sundby is aware of. The rifle is a pre-Civil War...


On To Kansas, But First, Thanks

Thank you. Thank you for that great small-town hospitality. Thank you for your smiles. And the waves from people I've never met driving by. Thank you for the interviews, the quotes, the great sports,... Full story


Reds Looking Forward To Home Stand

Already atop the Eastern A standings, the Glasgow Reds are in good position to win the regular season title. However, a 10-game home stand over the next week will go a long way in deciding the...


Glasgow Glendives Into Third

The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team came out of Glendive with a third-place finish as a team, two high-point winners and one big goal in mind, focusing on attitude during the homestretch of the season....

 By Janet Bailey    Sports    July 10, 2013

On The Border Of Tourney

The Cal Ripken Border League Baseball Tournament will be held in Scobey at Lions Field on Friday, July 12, through Sunday, July 14. The Opheim Twins (0-8) will play the Scobey Red Sox, the league... Full story


Register for 'Game Damage' Hunter Roster by July 15

Hunters interested in participating in “game-damage” hunts on private land or possible management seasons this year have until July 15 to register online with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Hunters from this roster may be identified for three...


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