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Vet Warns Against Common Preventable Diseases in Pets

According to Dr. Chelsie McAllister, DVM of Valley Vet Clinic in Glasgow, canine parvovirus and distemper virus in Valley County are much higher in this region than in most. According to McAllister, the high rates are due to a lack of proper...

 
 By Roubie Younkin    News    August 1, 2018

4-H Leaders Tour American History, Learn the Value of Civics, Seek to Give Back to Community

This year 4-H leaders Chaykota Christensen, Brooke Westby, Elise Strommen, Kortney Nelson and Cordell Younkin made the commitment to learn, serve and engage in their communities by participating in...

 

John Michael Montgomery to Headline Northeast Montana Fair

"So, first question, just how tired are you of doing these pre-concert interviews?" may not be the best way to open up an interview with a musician gracing the Middle of Nowhere with a concert for...

 

Domestic Violence Awareness Kickball Tournament Raises over $2,500 for Victims

The Domestic Violence Awareness Kickball Tournament raised over $2,500 for victims of domestic violence in northeast Montana, according to organizers Lacie Brown, Jenny McCabe and Shelly Ramsey. The...

 

Local Bronc Rider Looks for Good Showing in Home County

Chase Redfield, of Opheim, is looking forward to a few good rounds of bareback bronc riding this year on his home turf at the Northeast Montana Fair. Redfield has been riding pro for nine years...

 

Raspberries and Beans: The Magical Fruits

I will admit to having been a bit hasty recently when crying about my poor raspberry crop. I was doing the opposite of “counting my chickens before they hatched”. I’m not sure what you call that, but I was seriously wrong. There are sections...

 
 By Betty Stone    Opinion    August 1, 2018

Thank You to Fish, Wildlife and Parks for Your Work at Duck Creek

Dear Editor, This letter is a thank you to the Fish, Wildlife, & Parks Department for upgrading the boat ramp/parking at Duck Creek. With my husband recently having Open Heart Surgery and degenerative arthritis, it is so nice to have the handicap...

 

Applying Doctrine in a Trade War

At times, it can feel as if the only certainty with the current administration in Washington, D.C., is uncertainty. Where ever you stand on supporting or not supporting this president, it is hard to argue that he has been a stabilizing force in...

 

How to Help Out Those Surviving

Quite often I’ve heard, “I don’t have cancer. But is there anything I can do other than make a monetary donation to help people who do have cancer?” Oh, my, yes, there is! And many of those ways are so simple. For instance, housekeeping...

 

Remembering Dement Beach

Does anyone remember Dement Beach, which was located about 12 miles northeast of Opheim and 8 miles north of Glentana? Having spent most of my teen years in this area it is mind boggling to me that there was actually a swimming resort, or bath...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open for visitors Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For special appointments or events, call 406-228-8692. WEDNESDAY – AUG. 1 PRCA Rodeo at the NEMT Fair. 3 p.m. - Midnight - Dreamland Carinval opens at... Full story

 

Flea Market/Bazaar

There will be a flea market/bazaar at the Valley County Senior Center, 328 4th Street S., on Aug. 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There are many new vendors so come see what they have to sell. Blankets, jewelry, collectibles and so much more will be...

 

Peter John Myxter

Peter John Myxter, 66, passed away in Marysville, Wash., on Thursday, July 19, 2018, after complications from a serious stroke suffered five years earlier. He was born May 29, 1952, in Glasgow, Mont.... Full story

 

Harold H. Ramsbacher

Harold H. Ramsbacher, 89, of Chandler, Ariz., passed away on July 26, 2018. No memorial service is planned at this time.... Full story

 
 By Marc Kloker    Sports    August 1, 2018

FWP to Host a NE MT Fishing Tour

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is organizing a Northeast Montana Fishing Tour for the public. Participants, both young and old, are welcome to come out and enjoy a few hours of fishing and...

 

Buck Naked Wins Ranch Rodeo

The 2018 Ranch Rodeo was held at the Valley County Fairgrounds July 28. Six teams competed in six events, and Team Buck Naked (Chante Weeding, Trevor Saylor, Walter Phipps, Courtney Phipps and Tucker...

 

Scottie Athletes Don't Take Summers Off

I've been a sports mom for a long time, and a fledgling sports writer for a few years. I've had the opportunity to observe many coaches. Over the years, it has become apparent that they all have diffe...

 

2018 4-H Horse Show Results

The 2018 4-H Horse Show was held at the Valley County Fairgrounds July 26 and 27. The judges for the event were Todd Standley of Ulm and Emily Redfield (trail judge) of Glasgow. Horse Show Awards...

 

GKST Places Sixth at Divisionals, Will Have to Fight for Hardware in Conrad

The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team took 32 swimmers to the divisional swim meet in Chinook July 28 and 29. Head coach Nicole Arnold characterized the weekend as "spectacular" and noted that 27 personal...

 

Glasgow Plays Final Season Game at Districts

The Glasgow Reds fought some hard battles at the Eastern A Legion District Tournament last weekend, but were unable to squeak past the Billings Blue Jays to advance in the tournament. The games were h...

 

Hi-Line Farm and Ranch August 2018

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