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Articles from the August 30, 2017 edition

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 By Patti Scanlan    News    August 30, 2017

Girl Scouts Learn Camping Skills

On a fabulous sunny weekend, Aug. 12-13, 26 Girl Scouts from Glasgow, Nashua, Fort Peck and Wolf Point all joined together at Boy Scout Park to learn basic camping skills. Many of these girls had... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 30, 2017

Caution Urged as County Road Projects Continue

With several projects across the county currently in progress, drivers are being urged to keep an eye out and obey traffic signs. Crews have reported several instances where vehicles have drove past... Full story

 
 By Kyla Burns    News    August 30, 2017

Dr. Andy Fahlgren Returns to Glasgow

The Frances Mahon Deaconess hospital is proud to welcome Glasgow native Andrew Fahlgren, MD, to the Glasgow Clinic. Dr. Fahlgren was originally born in Lewistown but spent the majority of his childhoo... Full story

 

Local Radio Personalities Branch Out

Stan Ozark and Haylie Shipp wear many hats in Glasgow. Outside of being radio personalities, Ozark is a councilman and hospital foundation board member, while Shipp is the owner of Shippwrecked. Start... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    August 30, 2017

Witkowski, Adams Attempt Jailbreak

The Valley County Detention Center was the scene of an attempted escape by inmates Jay Witkowski and Austin Adams on Aug. 25. Witkowski recently admitted to killing Evelynn Garcia of Glasgow on New Year’s Eve. Adams was originally booked on... Full story

 
 By Ted Jamba    Opinion    August 30, 2017

Letter to the Editor

Charlottesville: I enjoyed [Tess Fahlgren's] OpEd in the Aug 23rd edition “Talking to Kids about Race” very much. Keep up the good work! -Ted Jamba, Glasgow...

 

Letter to the Editor

Valley View: There were several interesting letters to the editor last week regarding the upcoming vote on supporting Valley View. While we agree that some assistance in funding the home is needed, we feel the committee is taking the easy way out....

 

Day to Day Kindnesses

Every once in a while, something happens that not only surprises you but brings you back to the realization of how blessed you are. It has become increasingly difficult over the past several years for me to take a shower because I’ve had to step...

 

Bailing Out Valley View

Should the taxpayers support Valley View Home financially, or no? There have been some passionate and definitive statements regarding the topic. I was employed at Valley View Home for 27 years. I can assure you that this “fool” has first-hand...

 

Moving From Farm to Town

It was 1936 when Mama made a very wise decision, moving lock, stock and barrel from our farm north 50 miles to the county seat, Malta, Mont. Mama related to me years later that during the winter of ‘35-36, our well ran dry and in the harsh winter,...

 

Handwriting and School Supplies

School has started for some, or is about to start for others. I have noticed lists of school supplies showing up in various stores, as well as in our Courier. If you have taken a few minutes to glance over these lists, you are probably amazed at...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – AUG. 30 6-8 p.m. - St. Marie Volunteer Fire Department training. If you would be interested in joining the department, please call Chief Rob Esaias at 524-8113 or Assistant Chief August Aho at 363-9733. THURSDAY – AUG. 31 9:30 a.m. -... Full story

 

August 'Gus' Axtman

August "Gus" A. Axtman, 86, of Maddock, N.D., passed away at the St. Aloisius Medical Center in Harvey, N.D., on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. He was born Sept. 11, 1930, to August E. and Barbara (Leboldus)... Full story

 

Opal Buchanan

Opal Anna (Johnson) Buchanan of Helena, Mont., passed away Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at the age of 98. She was born Sept. 3, 1918, to D. Pearl Pontius and Louis J. Johnson in Frazer, Mont. She graduated... Full story

 

Scotties Compete at First XC Meet of Season

Results: Williston, N.D. Aug. 26 Girls Team scores: Minot, 19; Dickinson, 49; Glasgow, 124; Williston, 130; Stanley, 174. Emily Kolstad, 12th, 23:53.6 Brooke Westby, 22nd, 25:15.0 Alaina Sallee,... Full story

 
 By Lori Dailey    Sports    August 30, 2017

Scotties Face Tough Competition in Choteau

Preseason is always such a learning experience for players and coaches alike. Take, for example, the Choteau tournament the GHS volleyball team attended Aug. 25 and 26. In two days, the girls played... Full story

 
 By Blake Gauer    Sports    August 30, 2017

Flaten-Plouffe Make a "Splash" at the "Clash"

We couldn’t have asked for better conditions for the 2017 Catfish Clash, held in Williston, N.D., on Aug. 19, as 53 boats set out to conquer the Mighty Missouri. The Williston section always provides big fish and plenty of them. The days leading up... Full story

 

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