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Articles from the August 14, 2013 edition

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 By Samar Fay    News    August 14, 2013

Tax Break For Wind Farm

“The bottom line is, do you want $200,000 in taxes a year or not?” said Valley Commissioner Dave Reinhardt on Tuesday. At their regular meeting the commissioners were discussing the tax abatement requested by Compass Wind. The proposed wind farm... Full story

 By Samar Fay    News    August 14, 2013

Six File To Be Judge

As the deadline approaches, applications are coming in for Valley County justice of the peace. As of Tuesday, Job Service had six applications on file. The aspiring judges are Chris Gamas, Pam Heikens, Christina M. Hillman, Carol Ann Walton, James...

 By Samar Fay    News    August 14, 2013

Talk The Talk To Walk The Walk

Some money remains in local CTEP funding and it has to be used by September, according to the Valley County commissioners. Glasgow acquired the sidewalk on Cemetery Road and on U.S. 2 to the Cottonwood and to the Valley Event Center through this...

 By Samar Fay    News    August 14, 2013

Chipping In: Stray Pets To Be Scanned For Microchips

The police, the animal pound and the vets in Glasgow are all on the same page now, recommending microchipping pets so they can be identified and returned if they get lost. Police Chief Bruce Barstad recently displayed the microchip reader the departm...


Mutton Buster

Zora Holt dressed up for her first go at mutton busting and made a good ride during the kids rodeo at the Northeast Montana Fair. “That was fun!” she exclaimed, after finally tumbling off the... Full story

 By Britten Fay    News    August 14, 2013

Shawn Wersal Dominates Demolition Derby

Shawn Wersal of Glasgow drove his competition into the ground to win the 2013 Northeast Montana Fair Demolition Derby at the Glasgow Fair Grounds on Tuesday, Aug. 6. Engines roared, metal crunched...


The Gun That Shot The Kid

The recent Courier photo of Hugh Calderwood (Yesterday's Courier Memories, July 31), early lawman and philosopher, brings to mind a new acquisition of an old gun at the Valley County Pioneer Museum.... Full story


Back To School Driving

With the new school year heading toward us like an out of control “One-stack Mack with a Window in the Back,” maybe it’s time to think about a few things involving highway and street safety....


How Will We Feel The Pain?

It’s been quite a party. But the hangover might be a doozy. After four straight years of trillion-dollar annual budget deficits, the news is dawning on all political parties that the federal budget is long due for serious repair, and that less...


Golden Rivers And Times

A golden river is beginning to flow from combines into grain trucks. Harvest is getting underway. Time is of the essence to gather the bountiful crops. It was the last day of a great harvest. A couple more loads and all the bins would be filled....


Bridal Registries Then & Now

Do you remember when the standard average gift at bridal showers and weddings seemed to be sheets, blankets and towels? I don’t remember that the bride and/or groom registered at stores other than the jewelry stores that carried crystal, china and...


Joseph Daniel Johnston

Joseph Daniel (Day Star) Johnston, 25, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at his home in Billings, Mont. A vigil service will be held Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m., and funeral services will be held Thursday...


David Clinton Nelson

David Clinton Nelson, 66, died from an aneurysm at his home in Opheim, Mont., on Aug. 7, 2013. He was born on Feb. 24, 1947, in Glasgow, Mont., the youngest of four children, born to Clinton and Elsa...


Margie M. Squires

Margie M Squires died Monday, on Aug. 5, 2013, at Billings Clinic in Billings, Mont., after an extensive battle with breast and lung Cancer. She was born July 17, 1947, in Glasgow, to Jack Fighter...


TV Time For Fort Peck Fishing Across Midwest

Jason Mitchell of the outdoor program Jason Mitchell Outdoors recently filmed a fishing segment on Fort Peck Lake. The show will highlight the trophy walleye fishing that make the lake famous. It is...

 By Jim Orr    Sports    August 14, 2013

Chinook, Conrad Get Big 2014 Meets

The 2013 season is just a ripple in the pool now, and the Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team is looking ahead. Most of the team’s 2014 schedule will be decided in March, but next year’s divisional and state meets already are set: • The Eastern...


Bull's Eye For Shooting Star JulieG

Professional shooter and author Julie Golob of Glasgow has joined the elite ranks of National Rifle Association's Action Pistol Distinguished Badge holders, her website announced Saturday. Having won... Full story


Phillips, Schmidt Win Walleye Tourney

Here are the Top 10 finishers – the only teams to reel in more than 10 pounds – in this month's 2013 Women's Walleye Tournament hosted by the Glasgow/Fort Peck chapter of Walleye's Unlimited. The annual event was based at Fort Peck Marina. 1....


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