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Articles from the August 7, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    August 7, 2013

No Respect For $6M Wastewater Treatment Facility

Glasgow’s most expensive public works project doesn’t get the respect it deserves. It cost nearly $6 million and took a decade to go from planning to performance. The system is unique in Montana,... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    August 7, 2013

Nelson Ranch Wins Again

Real working cowboys were competing Saturday at the Ranch Rodeo at the Northeastern Montana Fair. Just proving their win last year wasn’t a fluke, the Nelson Ranch team won again this year with a... Full story

 By NWS Glasgow    News    August 7, 2013

Summer Storms Hammer Area

Although the calendar says August, the severe weather season is still going strong across northeastern Montana. Quite a few storms moved from west to east across Valley County on Monday afternoon. They brought 40 mph wind and half-inch hail to...


Staples Of The Fair

Anna (Olson) and Elias Stensland, Norwegian immigrants to Valley County in 1908, could hardly have imagined the impact their family of four daughters would have on Northeast Montana stretching even...


It's Your Choice

OK, which would you choose? Three highly skilled waiters capable of carrying nine plates of food in just two hands or one highly skilled industrial worker capable of manufacturing three hundred plastic trays for highly skilled waiters to carry? How... Full story


Canning And The Material World

The flies are biting. A sure sign of harvest. For a while now, those who garden have been harvesting the abundance of their work. And many of them have been busy canning and freezing a colorful array of vegetables. All the while I was growing up, we...


What Happened To Our Fair?

Remember county fairs of the past? I try to remember that “change” is good, but what has happened to our fair? With all of our time saving conveniences of today, why are there so few exhibits? The majority of women today no longer garden or...


Tester Digs In On Right To Privacy

Sen. Jon Tester says Montanans have the right to know if the federal government is spying on them, his office reports. Tester is backing legislation to require the government to release more data about the type and amount of private information it...

 By Jack Gilluly    Opinion    August 7, 2013

Revisiting A Photo Of FDR Visiting

Dear Editor: John Schroeder of Scottsdale, Ariz., a 1950s Glasgow Courier employee, mailed your July 17 report and photo to me about President Franklin Roosevelt visiting Fort Peck Dam Project in 1934...


Gerald F. 'Jerry' Myers

Gerald F. “Jerry” Myers, 83, died of natural causes on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. He was born on Feb. 11, 1930, in Lancaster, Penn., the...


William 'Dean' Newton

William “Dean” Newton, 85, beloved husband, father, friend, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. A Service of Remembrance will be held on Friday, Aug. 9, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in...


Hjalamar Arnold Tweten

Hjalmar Arnold Tweten, 91, died Thursday, July 18, 2013, of natural causes at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. Although our hearts are broken, we celebrate his joyous return to...


Lenore Wilson

Lenore (Mrs. Albert). Wilson, 82, system engineer, of Wolf Point died Aug. 2, 2013 at a Billings care facility, following a stroke. A viewing will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day...


Kevin Charles Newman

Kevin Charles Newman, 53, firstborn son of Clifford Cleveland and (Lavita) Mary Newman died unexpectedly from cardiac complications July 26, 2013, at his home in Frazer. He taught science at Frazer Public School in Frazer for the past five years...


Boen DeLay

Born in Detroit, Michigan in 1926, his family moved to the Glasgow area when he was 3 and he grew up there on farms. He graduated from high school in 1943, enlisting in 1944 on his 18th birthday,...

 By Jim Orr    Sports    August 7, 2013

Reds Return To Top 3 At State

The Glasgow Reds’ mostly sizzling summer of 2013 ends like this: third place among eight teams in Montana-Alberta American Legion Class A Baseball Conference championship tournament. It was third... Full story

 By Jim Orr    Sports    August 7, 2013

Kiwanis Kids Super In Sidney

Seven event championships. A fourth place team finish. The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team made a nice, big splash at the Montana State Swim Meet. As a team, the 32 Kiwanis Kids competing Aug. 3 and 4 at...

 By The Courier    Sports    August 7, 2013

Here Comes Scottie Fall Preseason

There will be a parent meeting 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12 at Glasgow High School for all parents of students participating in high school football and cross country. The GHS volleyball meeting will be 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at GHS. The doors will...


Hunting Meeting At Courthouse

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks invites hunters, landowners, outfitters, and others to get involved now to help set hunting seasons for 2014 and 2015. The public can comment online beginning Friday, Aug. 9, and at a series of statewide open houses...


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