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Articles from the August 10, 2016 edition

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 By Dane Osen    News    August 10, 2016

GPD Emphasizes Community and Victim Advocacy

Prevention specialist Jennifer Fuller is one of several members of our local police department who have been representing Glasgow in law enforcement circles lately. She wrote an article titled Scottie...


Judicial Nomination Commission Solicits Applications

Chief Justice Mike McGrath has notified the Judicial Nomination Commission that the Hon. John McKeon, district judge for the Seventeenth Judicial District (Blaine, Phillips, and Valley counties), will resign his position effective Nov. 30, 2016. The... Full story

 By Denise Herman    News    August 10, 2016

Glasgow Youth Receives Make-A-Wish Dream Trip

The Make-A-Wish Foundation recently sent Nikolas "Nik" Herman, the son of Mike and Denise Herman, along with close friend Benjamin "Benji" Phillips to Chicago, Ill. The group traveled from Williston,...


Arguments Continue in Burns Restitution Case

In a continuing legal battle over money, Judge John C. McKeon heard arguments in an ongoing restitution case against the Dan Burns Estate. Burns was convicted of felony sexual abuse of children in 2009, and died in prison in 2014. Following his... Full story


Demolition Derby Sees Surge in Attendance at Northeast Montana Fair

Despite dropping an event and one Herby Derby cancellation, LeeAnn Walls described the Milk River Motorsports Demolition Derby on July 30th as, "having gone rather smoothly." Walls commented that...


High-Caliber Clinicians Conduct Wrestling Camp

The Glasgow Civic Center was the setting for a three-day wrestling camp presented by some high-caliber clinicians. The camp was held Aug. 7-9, and boasted 77 attendees. Mike Zadick and Derek St....

 By Marc Kloker    News    August 10, 2016

Last Hunter Education Classes Offered in Glasgow, for Youth and Adults

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for the last hunter education courses in the Glasgow area for this year. There will be an adult online "field day" course... Full story


Counting on the Mail

I got the mail today. A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that was?) Lately, it occurs to me how completely I take for granted that I will get the mail tomorrow....


I'm Dedicating My Salary to Manufacturing Scholarships

It’s been less than a year since I first announced a potential run for Governor of the Great State of Montana. Since that time, I’ve driven over 46,000 miles across the state, meeting with Montanans in cafés from Ekalaka to Eureka and seeing my...

 By Mary Honrud    Opinion    August 10, 2016

Criticizing Her

I’m going to go all feminist here, and complain about people who are super critical of a certain presidential hopeful for her clothing choices. I’ve seen too many memes jumping on Hillary for her clothing. The color isn’t right. It isn’t... Full story


Prioritizing Rural Education

Our students deserve the very best education Montana can offer, no matter if they are in Great Falls or Glasgow. Unfortunately, the needs of urban population centers often get much more attention when politicians gather in Helena, while rural...

 By Fran Buell    Opinion    August 10, 2016

Vote No on I-77

On Nov. 8, 2016, the electorate will cast their vote for or against I-177, banning trapping on all public lands in Montana. Public lands defined in I-177 as “all federal-, county-, city-owned land in Montana, INCLUDING public lands leased to... Full story


On the Side of Working Montanans

For the last seven years, I’ve had the honor of fighting to make Montana’s future brighter as the head of Montana’s public schools. I’m proud to say that by putting politics aside and working hand-in-hand with communities across Montana,...


Names and Numbers

Do you remember when Social Security Cards expressly stated on the front of the card that they were not to be used for identification purposes? It is hard to believe that we did not have to have that number memorized, and to have ready access to it...


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – AUG. 11 3 p.m. - The Valley County Transit Board will meet at the Valley County Transit office (use the back door/east entrance). FRIDAY – SUNDAY AUG. 12-14 7:30 p.m. - “Mary Poppins” at Fort Peck Summer Theatre. Fridays and... Full story


Agnes Margaret Mogan

Agnes Margaret (Jones) Mogan, 85, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. She was born to Marion and Harvey Jones on July 4th, 1931, in Hinsdale, Mont. She attended school in...


Jodell Lee 'Jody' Downhour

Jodell Lee "Jody" Downhour, 54, of Havre, Mont., passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016. Cremation has taken place and services will be held Thursday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m. at the Eagle's Campground in...


Pauline Peterson

Pauline L (Gunn) Peterson, 90, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. A viewing was held Wednesday, Aug. 10, from 6–7:...


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