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Articles from the August 20, 2014 edition

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 By Emily Wilson    News    August 20, 2014

Summer Meaningful At Library

Our summer reading program drew to a close with a celebration of everyone's accomplishments. There was drink, cake, snacks and prizes. The free summer reading program, FIZZ BOOM READ, kicked off in... Full story


County Health Department Gets New Look

Changes are still settling in at the Valley County Health Department as back to school immunization and flu season starts. Not only are they sporting a new executive director and a new RN, they also have expanded their office and have gotten a new...


City: New Cemetery Law Will Stand

Not a lot of opposition showed up to the city council meeting on Monday, Aug. 18, as the Glasgow City Council made a final motion to approve the change to an ordinance allowing standing headstones on certain sections of the Highland Cemetery. The...


Zinke Visits Glasgow

A U.S. congressional candidate with Glasgow ties visited town Monday, Aug. 18. He explained that his mother was from Glasgow and his father from Glendive. He grew up in Whitefish and could remember, clearly, a football game for the championship...


Montana-Dakota Utilities Files For Natural Gas Rate Increase

Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. filed a natural gas rate increase request with the Montana Public Service Commission Friday. If approved, it would increase residential customers’ monthly bill by an average of about $3.21 a month. “We have worked,...

 By One Montana    Opinion    August 20, 2014

Can't We All Just Get Along?

This column comes from the group One Montana, which promotes a statewide program to build and sustain basic connections between rural and urban Montanans. Now that the primaries are over, it is a good time to take the temperature of the political... Full story


It Can Change In A Moment

To say the last few weeks have been a roller coaster is an understatement. If you've ever had a life changing moment you will understand that life is difficult. We can't control the things that come our way, but somehow we face those difficulties...


Share And Share Alike

I love my computer, and really appreciate all of the time it saves me, especially in my bookkeeping. But is it so useful as far as gathering information goes? Just the other day, there was a featured article on how to peel peaches and tomatoes. How...


Living With Carbon And Verbal Pollution

With all the hoop-la about “carbon footprints” it's important for you to know some interesting facts. Well, maybe not facts but just stuff I think about in my spare time. Environmentalist try to stymie and confuse us uneducated people by using wo...


Dorothy Broadbrooks

Dorothy Broadbrooks, 78, retired custodian from the Saco schools, died Aug. 14, 2014, in Malta. She was born Feb. 11, 1936, in Malta, the daughter of Leo and Barbara (Hyde) Klotz. She was raised and educated in the Wagner and Green Acres area. She...


Wayne J. Putz Jr.

Memorial Services to Celebrate the Life of Wayne J. Putz Jr. Family, friends and community members are gathering to celebrate the life of Wayne J. Putz Jr. (Aug. 25, 1925 to Sept. 23, 2012). From Saturday to Monday, Aug. 23-25, in Glasgow, there are...


Gerald Francis Myers

Gerald Francis Myers, 62, passed away Aug. 16, 2014, at Benefis East Hospital in Great Falls, Mont. He was born Feb. 24, 1952, in Paris, France, the son of Gerald F. Sr. and Alpha Mae Myers. As a...


Edward Williams

Edward E. Williams, 79, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his home in Nemont Manor in Glasgow, Mont. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 23, at 11 a.m. at the Bell Chapel in Glasgow....


Stanley Russell

Stanley Russell, 77, of Shelby, passed away from natural causes on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Great Falls, Mont. He was born on June 9, 1937, in Glasgow, Mont., to Stanley and Beth Russell. He...


Todd Combs

Todd Combs, 40, husband, father, son, brother and friend, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in a car accident. He was born Sept. 1, 1974, in Great Falls, Mont., spending most of his growing years in...


Robert Louis 'Smitty' Smith

Robert Louis "Smitty" Smith, 75, of Wolf Point, Mont., passed away Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at the Valley View Home in Glasgow, Mont. He was born on Oct. 2, 1938, in Poplar, Mont., to Charles and Emma...


Gladys Lindell Smith

Gladys (Thompson) Lindell Smith of Glasgow, Mont., 80, passed away on Aug. 12, 2014. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 10 a.m. at the Bell Mortuary in Glasgow, followed by interment...


Patricia Irene Badger

Patricia Irene (Davenport) Badger of Glasgow and Columbia Falls passed away on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, of a tragic car accident in Hungry Horse, Mont., at 79. Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug....


More 4-H Photos

Cordell Younkin shows his hog around the ring while judge Levi Keyes oversees him. Younkin's hog was a little short in weight, at 179 pounds. The hog was shown in the feeder class, and the judges... Full story


Poultry Showmanship

Madison Swindler, Trey Johnson, Kate Parks and Gage Hallock show off their poultry projects. Swindler won the poultry Pre Junior Reserve for showmanship. There were six poultry entries this year.... Full story


Top Quonset Aard

Bethany Lacock took a Top Quonset Award for her beef project this year. She's also pictured on following pages for other achievements at the Northeast Montana Fair.... Full story


Rylee Mix And Culinary Project

RyLee Mix took a Top Quonset Award for her kithcen essentials project and also took home a Quonset Rossette for swine.... Full story


Best In Showmanship

These kids did best in showmanship this year at the fair. From the left in the back row is JoLynn Reyling, John McColly, MyKayla Lauckner, Mickayla Johnson, Grace Carroll, CJ Nelson, Maddie Uphaus,... Full story


Regatta Brings World Class Sailors

The constant wind and waves at Fort Peck Lake, mixed with the sun and sails, created the perfect environment for the first Fort Peck Can-Am Laser Regatta. Organizers of the event said that the... Full story


Youth Get Their Shot At Trap Club

A free youth shooting and archery skills event is scheduled for Aug. 27 at the Glasgow Trap Club. The event – which will include clay pigeon, turkey silhouette and pellet-gun shooting stations, as well as an archery range with 3-D hunting targets... Full story


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