Articles from the August 16, 2017 edition
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Generosity is Learned
The 2017 Northeast Montana Fair is but a memory, but the measurable impacts will continue long into the future. As reports of the 4-H/FFA Market Livestock sale travel throughout Valley and the... Full story
Jury selection for the Jay Witkowski murder trial has begun. 109 jurors have been summoned in the case. Witkowski is charged with the New Year’s Eve murder of Evelyn Garcia. Officials stressed that jury selection in the case will be overly... Full story
Local Residents Earn Distinguished Honor
Valley County residents Mary Louise (Hovendick) Helland and B.M. Bower, both of Glasgow, and Eugene Joseph “Gene” Martin were announced as inductees to the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) on Aug. 11. The... Full story
Toy Industry Foundation, CASA Donate to Foster Kids
Foster children along Montana’s Hi-Line will be receiving toys donated by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and distributed by National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association, according to a press release from the latter... Full story
Paint Run/Walk Starts This Weekend
The 3rd Annual Paint Run/Walk is this Saturday, Aug. 19. So far, 164 entry forms have been submitted with a goal of 200 entrants. You can still register by picking up an entry form at BS Central,... Full story
Sailors Conquer Wind and Waves at Annual Regatta
The weather on the lake this past weekend, Aug. 12-13, provided sailors with a wide variety of conditions to compete in. At its most challenging, they battled 4-foot rolling waves as they attempted... Full story
Budget Cuts Are Coming
In response to a revenue shortfall, the legislature is set to put into motion massive cuts to public health services funding. The proposed funding cuts include a decrease in reimbursement to mental health agencies of 41 percent for case management...
Why Speech Matters
I can think back to the worst moments in our history, and find some inspiring tales. “Give me liberty, or give me death,” Patrick Henry. “For I have not only grown gray but almost blind in the service of my country,” George Washington. “My...
Vote to Keep Valley View Going
When long-time businessman Les Hanson donated land nearly 50 years ago, for what was to become the Valley View Nursing Home, he could not have imagined what it would grow into and the impact it would have on Glasgow and Valley County. It was a...
High On My List
Do you recall rodeos from generations past? I have had on occasion to travel Hwy. 2 a couple of times this last month and have noticed many pickups and horse trailers heading down the road. This made me think of earlier days. I am not going too far...
Letter to the Editor
Two Concerns Dear Editor, I would like to thank the Long Term Care Task Force for coming to Lustre to share their concerns and possible solutions. I would like to support this effort. There are two concerns that were not addressed with clarity: 1....
Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area
WEDNESDAY – AUG. 16 6 p.m. - The Glasgow graduating class of 1978 will have a reunion meeting at the Busted Knuckle. THURSDAY – AUG. 17 9:30 a.m. - Thursday morning Ladies’ Coffee Hour at the Senior Citizens’ Center in Nashua. 2 – 4 p.m. -... Full story
Terence "Terry" Colbrese
Terence "Terry" Scott Colbrese, 59, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017, in Glasgow. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, Aug. 16, from 6-8 p.m., at the Bell Mortuary in... Full story
Leith Dewayne Wimmer, age 82, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at the Eastern Montana Veterans Home in Glendive, Mont. He was born on May 18, 1935, to Earl and Dalene (Crone)... Full story
Linda R. Nybakken
Linda (Cook) Nybakken, 72, passed away, surrounded by family, at Hillside Health Care Center in Missoula, Mont., on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, following a long and courageous battle with chronic... Full story
Thomas Lynn Hentz, age 62, passed away suddenly at his home in Maitland, Fla., on Monday, July 10, 2017. He was born to John and Dolores Hentz on Feb. 21, 1955, in Mount Ayr, Iowa. The Hentz family... Full story
Clair Lou Brown
Clair Lou (Cusker) Brown, 59, died on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at her home in Sidney, Mont. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Sidney Church of the Nazarene with Pastor... Full story
Robert "Bob" Starbird
Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, Robert "Bob" Lewis Starbird, 80, passed away with his family nearby on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at Centennial Hills Hospital in Las Vegas, Nev. He... Full story
Fort Peck Triathlon Returns After One-Year Hiatus
Solo Triathlon Results: Ross Maxwell (59) Auckland, NZ : first-place, overall male / first-place, male 50-59; 15:09 (swim), 34:18 (bike), 20:26 (run), 1:10:57.32 (chip time) Noah Majerus (17)...
"Becoming an Outdoors Woman" Beginning Kayaking Classes Offered
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program is sponsoring two beginning kayaking classes on Aug. 26 and 27 at the First Dredge swim beach just north of the Fort Peck... Full story
Area Students Participate in MedStart Camp
Area students, Ashlyn Aten and Kassandra Moore, were two of 16 Montana high school juniors and seniors who participated in the Miles City MedStart Camp from July 16-20 in Miles City. MedStart Summer Camp is a five-day summer camp program sponsored by... Full story
Northeast Montana Fair Winners and Happenings
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