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Articles from the August 22, 2018 edition

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Chicken Ordinance Fails 4-1

In a heavily attended city council meeting the night of Monday, Aug. 20, the City Council rejected a measure to allow the keeping of backyard chickens in city limits by a vote of four to one, with Stan Ozark casting the only vote in favor. The...


FMDH Receives State-of-the-Art Mammogram Upgrade

When it comes to the diagnosis of breast cancer, early detection is key and Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital radiology department is helping patients do just that. With a recent software upgrade to their already state of the art mammogram machine,...


Profile: Tom Boyer Write-in Candidate for Sheriff

To say Tom Boyer is not the typical candidate for sheriff is a bit of an understatement. Boyer has only a few years of law enforcement experience and unlike many, his reasons for running are not to... Full story


Exciting Things Happening for Irle PTO

The recently formed Irle School Parent-Teacher Organization has seen some fast success in the months since they established back in spring 2018. In that time, the organization has set their...


Hinsdale School Cooks Receive Distinguished Award

This summer Hinsdale School received the Cook Fresh Award sponsored by the Montana Team Nutrition, the office of Public Instruction and Montana No Kid Hungry. The award recognizes schools for their dedication to serving nutritious school meals,...


To the People of Valley County

Dear Valley County Voters, The final date to withdraw my name from the ballot for the primary election was this past Monday, Aug. 13. So after much deliberation and prayer, I have determined that I must continue centering all my focus and energy on m...


In Support of Tom Boyer

To my friends, my family, and you, the voters of Valley County, I’ve been listening to the highs and lows of this race for Valley County Sheriff and I am so relieved that you’ve finally hit calmer water. Your write-in candidate, Tom Boyer, is...


In Defense of Chickens in Town

Dear Editor, I am sure you have heard of the great chicken debate. It’s been the cluck of the town the past few weeks. I’d like to make some points on why chickens should be allowed and counterpoints to some of the reasons I have heard people...


New Chapters Await for Those Entering College

Well, she, along with many, many others, started a whole new chapter in her life today. Actually, it’s almost like beginning a new book. One with surprises, twists and turns, breathtaking adventures all throughout the book. A book that will take...


What Should We Do About Relay? Don't Just Complain, Get Involved

On Aug. 11, I had the pleasure of meeting cancer survivors, caregivers and supporters during the Northeast Montana Relay for Life. This was my first year participating in the event, and I was blown away at the solidarity everyone in attendance had...


Invasive Species Listening Session in Fort Peck

The Montana Invasive Species Council (MISC) will host an invasive species listening session in Fort Peck at the Fort Peck Interpretive Center, Yellowstone Rd., Fort Peck, on Tuesday, Aug. 28, from 4 to 6 p.m. This session will focus on the findings... Full story


Nashua Upcoming Events

Come to the Nashua Senior Citizen Center on Saturday, Aug. 25, for watermelon, homemade cinnamon rolls, and coffee. Serving will begin at 2:30 p.m. This is a great time to visit with friends and neighbors. The event is open to the public with... Full story


NAN Announces 2018-2019 Big Sky Series Lineup

The Northeastern Arts Network has announced the schedule for their 2018-2019 Big Sky Series concert events. All performances will be at the Glasgow High School Auditorium. Kristin Estelle and the Heartstrings will perform Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m.... Full story


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open for visitors Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For special appointments or events, call 406-228-8692. THURSDAY – AUG. 23 9 – 11 a.m. - Social hour at the Nashua Senior Center. 5:30 p.m. - St.... Full story


2019 FPST Season Announced

Artistic Director for the Fort Peck Summer Theatre Andy Meyers has announced the upcoming shows for the 2019 Season. Lend Me a Tenor will run from May 31 through June 16; Mamma Mia will run from June 21 through July 7; The Marvelous Wonderettes will...


Edward "Ed" Adolf Frueh

A much loved father and grandfather, Edward "Ed" Adolf Frueh, 88, passed away on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. He requested to be cremated and to have a small private service with his family. A family... Full story


Lori Denise Pyle

The family of Lori Denise (Dahl) Pyle, of Minden, Nev., would like to announce her permanent change of address. On Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at the age of 58, Lori took her last breath on earth and... Full story


Fort Peck Triathlon Makes a Splash

Anyone that has been paying attention to the weather in Northeast Montana recently understands how extreme it can become. With recent highs upwards of 110 degrees, contestants that entered the 2018...

 By Montana Cats    Sports    August 22, 2018

Flaten Goes Back to Back at Catfish Clash

The 8th Annual Missouri River Catfish Clash took place in Williston, N.D., Aug. 18, as 40 boats hit the water on a beautiful sunny day. The Clash never seems to disappoint in terms of the number of...


Procrastination Rears Its Ugly Head Again

I feel like I've done a lot of dilly-dallying these past couple of weeks. I started painting rocks when it got too hot to work outside. Even though we've since had cooler days, I've continued staying...


Glasgow School Board Meets:

The Glasgow School Board met in regular session on Aug. 15. All trustees were present along with Superintendent Bob Connors and Kelly Doornek, clerk. The school representative was not in attendance. Also in attendance were a number of school...


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