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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


Law Enforcement:

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

 By James Walling    News    August 16, 2017

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

 By Dane Osen    News    August 16, 2017

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

 By Peter Degel    Opinion    August 16, 2017

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...

 By Kyla Burns    Opinion    August 16, 2017

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...

 By Daryl Toews    Opinion    August 16, 2017

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 Wimmer

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 Hentz

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)...

 By Marc Kloker    Sports    August 16, 2017

"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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