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Articles from the August 31, 2016 edition

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House Debate Projects Montana Values, Civil Discourse

The hopefuls for Montana's sole House seat sought to contrast their visions for the Big Sky State at Frazer Public Schools on Aug. 29. Confronted with questions from panelists and audience members,... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 31, 2016

Big Things Happening at Hinsdale School

Hinsdale Public Schools has a new superintendent this year: Ed Sugg. You probably know him as Coach Sugg from the Scotties' football team, or Mr. Sugg from the Glasgow Middle School. Gaining a heap... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 31, 2016

GPD Investigates String of Thefts

Beginning Aug. 25, and continuing through the weekend, the Glasgow Police Department began receiving several reports of theft and illegal trespass to private structures and several vehicles. At this time, the police department has identified... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 31, 2016

Vintique 406 Breathes New Life Into Johnnie Cafe Building

Kevin James and Amanda Sergeant are developing a new store, Vintique 406, in the long vacant building that once housed Johnnie Cafe. The two entrepreneurs are starting something new while still... Full story

 
 By Lori Dailey    Sports    August 31, 2016

Scotties Face Tough Teams in Choteau

Each year Choteau promises a dazzling display of high-class volleyball, and this year was no exception. Despite being a pre-season tournament, all 15 teams assembled in the gym were finely tuned and... Full story

 

Cross Country Runners Off to a Good Start

The GHS cross country team made the trip to Williston for their first meet of the season Aug. 27. The girls ran against seven other teams and placed right in the middle of the group: Minot, 37;... Full story

 

First Middle School XC Meet: Boys Win, Girls Third

Glasgow Middle School boys extended a two-year winning streak by taking the team title Aug. 27 at the Poplar Invitational cross country meet. The Scotties won with 45 team points, out-distancing... Full story

 

Fort Peck Triathlon a Success

GEORGIE KULCZYK THE COURIER Despite some of the competitors experiencing some apparent pre-race jitters, a fun time was had by all at the Fort Peck Triathlon, and the weather was perfect. The event... Full story

 

North Country Lady Mavericks Compete in Malta Invitational Opener

As Maverick head coach Barry Malone told me at the tournament after the first game against Tri-Cities, "We made a lot of unforced errors, but all-in-all I thought we played pretty good for our first... Full story

 

Let's Protect Our Public Schools

Whenever I visit rural Montana and see the public schools at the center of each town, I am immediately reminded of Montana’s strong public education system and how important it is to the success and livelihoods of our rural communities. I strongly... Full story

 

Listen to the Quiet: Part 3

One philosophy of the homesteaders was, “Don’t buy it if you can make do with a satisfactory substitute.” Resourcefulness became second nature to these Montana settlers, and the Kienitz family was no exception to the rule. For example: a... Full story

 

Grain Trains Gone By

Harvest is upon us and we see combines and semi trucks any time we venture away from our city environment. This makes me think of a picture I have of a “grain train” heading to Glasgow from the North Country. The picture was actually taken about... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor

Fahlgren Correction Note: The Courier regrets any misrepresentations resulting from a poor quality recording and apparent miscommunication between candidate Fahlgren and reporter Dane Osen. I was surprised and disappointed that my interview was... Full story

 

Memories of Gardening

As I harvest fresh vegetables from my garden, I travel back in time to when I was growing up. I can remember as a 3-year-old watching my grandfather push a one-share hand plow tilling up our garden space, which was quite large. I would walk behind... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

FRIDAY – SUNDAY SEPT. 2-4 7:30 p.m. - “The Woman in Black” at Fort Peck Summer Theatre. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. More info, 406-526-9943 Wednesday through Sunday from 12-4 p.m. SUNDAY – SEPT. 4 2 p.m. -... Full story

 

Charles E. Seiler

Charles E. Seiler, age 78, of Nashua, Mont., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital. As per Chuck's wishes, he has been cremated and no services will be held....

 

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