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Articles from the September 12, 2018 edition

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Former Ambassador Baucus Talks China, Trade with the Courier

In light of the ongoing trade dispute with China, the Courier arranged an interview with former Ambassador to China and Senator from Montana, Max Baucus. This interview was conducted an the afternoon...

 

Glasgow Middle School Students Learn All About Health

In its inaugural year, Glasgow Middle School students participated in a health fair on Sept. 5, where they learned about various health topics such as mental health, healthy eating, immunizations,...

 

Glasgow Man Gets 60 Years in Rape Case

Niko Jondahl, 20 of Glasgow, received a sentence of 60 years with 45 deferred Sept. 4, from District Judge Yvonne Laird after being convicted of sexual intercourse without consent. According to charging documents, Jondahl had sex with a 13-year-old...

 

Valley View Home Completes State Survey

Valley View Home Administrator Wes Thompson informed the Courier that the skilled-nursing facility passed a state survey with only ten tags none of which exceeded the ‘moderate’ review category for the state. According to Thompson, the state’s...

 

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Valley County

A Valley County resident in their 80s was recently diagnosed with the West Nile Virus (WNV), becoming the first confirmed human case in Valley County this season, announced the Valley County Health Department on Aug. 28. This case is one of...

 

In Honor of Those Who Gave All on September 11, 2001

Jeron Wesen of the Glasgow Fire Department looks on as Engine 5 of the GFD presents the National Colors on Sept. 11, 2018 at half mast. The presentation was in honor of the victims and heroes who...

 

For Clerk of the Supreme Court

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter in support of Rex Rank as candidate for Clerk of the Montana Supreme Court. The office Rex seeks plays an important role in the licensure of attorneys in the State of Montana and maintaining records attendant to...

 

To the Volunteers of the Glasgow Fire Department

Dear Editor, I would like to thank the Glasgow Volunteer Fire Department, Valley County Long Run Fire Department, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, and Glasgow Police Department for their immediate response in addressing the gas leak on Glasgow’s...

 

Changing Veterans' Issues

While watching video of Matt Rosendale’s recent rally in Billings, I couldn’t help but feel disappointed, though not for the reasons I had expected. Rosendale, who is campaigning to represent Montana, spoke only briefly, while the President took...

 

In Search of the History

When reading a past issue of the Courier I commented on the photo on the Courier Memories page of the Northeast Montana Fair, date unknown. My comment was on the attire of the audience. Many men wearing suits and ties and all of the hats worn by the...

 

Harvest of Years Past

Another year, another harvest. Hopefully it was a good crop year. Watching combine operators unload wheat into trucks, I’m reminded of harvests of years ago. Now, so many farms are five and six times bigger than when we farmed. At that time it...

 

"Homes & Honky Tonks"

The Valley County Pioneer Museum will be hosting a Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau program “Homes & Honky Tonks: Post WWII Women in Country Music” with Almeda Bradshaw on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. For working class country folk, honky... Full story

 

Fort Peck Highway Cleanup Scheduled

On Tuesday, Sept. 18, the Fort Peck Senior Citizens will have their fall highway cleanup. For all those interested, meet at the Fish Hatchery at 10 a.m. for cleanup. Following that, lunch will be served at noon at the Fish Hatchery. All seniors are... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum is open for visitors Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For special appointments or events, call 406-228-8692. WEDNESDAY – SEPT. 12 5 p.m.- Opheim Regular Board Meeting at Opheim School. 5:30 p.m. -Christ Ser... Full story

 

FWP Advisory Council Meets Sept. 20

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ Region 6 Citizen Advisory Council (CAC) will meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Fort Peck Multispecies Fish Hatchery in Fort Peck. The meeting is open to the public and will include... Full story

 

Range and Pasture Noxious Weed Management Tour

Please join the Valley County Weed District and MSU Extension on Saturday, Sept. 22, for a Range and Pasture Noxious Weed Management Tour. The tour starts at Stoughie’s in Hinsdale at 1 p.m. with MSU Extension Agent Shelley Mills starting the... Full story

 

Veterans Support Workshop

The First Lutheran Church will be hosting an interactive veterans support workshop on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Four major topics will be covered including military culture and wounds of war, pastoral care with veterans and their... Full story

 

Middle of Nowhere BBQ Cook-off Success

The inaugural "Middle of Nowhere" BBQ Cook-off took place in the Elks parking lot this past Friday and Saturday, Sept. 7 and 8. Twelve teams gathered to in an attempt to take home the Grand Champion...

 

Living in a Mess

Another week has passed me by, and I still haven't been able to do any housework. In fact, it's gotten to the point that once I do find the time I won't know where to start. Does anyone else face...

 

William "Bill" Hugh Nyby

William "Bill" Hugh Nyby, 65, passed away on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. He was born to Kenneth and Lois Jean (Snively) Nyby on Aug. 25, 1953, in Plentywood, Mont. He was the first born with four siblings... Full story

 

Wilfred 'Freddie' Sergent (Santa Fred)

On the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, at the age of 77, Freddie Sergent passed away peacefully of natural causes in Helena, Mont. He was born in Glasgow, Mont., on July 25, 1941. He was the... Full story

 

Kenneth Ray Holt

Kenneth Ray Holt, 75, passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at his home. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday Sept. 15, at Hi-Line Funeral Services, 310 South Dell Lane, Havre, Mont. He was preceded in death by... Full story

 

Scottie Grinders Down Wildcats 50 - 6,

Glasgow 50, Harlem 6 The Glasgow Scotties defeated the Harlem Wildcats 50-6 in their first home game of the season Sept. 7, in a reversal from their season opener. Glasgow's head football coach Pat...

 

Lady Scotties Defeat M-Ettes in Five Sets

The Lady Scotties took on the Malta M-Ettes at home Sept. 6. There was a sizable fan base on hand for both teams and the atmosphere reeked of competitiveness. Glasgow fell to the M-Ettes 21-25 in the...

 

Glasgow Runners Go One-Two in Malta

The Scottie cross country squad traveled to Malta for their annual meet on Sept. 8. The event was held at the golf course just south of town and featured teams from northcentral and northeastern...

 

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