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Articles from the September 17, 2014 edition

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Shipp Moves Herself & Her Broadcasts Home

Another Glasgow area native was welcomed back to town this week. Haylie Shipp, farm broadcaster for the Northern Ag Network, was given a welcome home celebration at Farm Equipment Sales. FES general... Full story

 

Pipeline Backers Keep Up The Fight

Waiting on pipe dreams is a literal term when some groups refer to the Keystone XL Pipeline. Members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are in this category, and this week they will be traveling around 900 miles along the proposed pipeline to have what...

 

Tainted Soil Minimal At Magruder Site

It was mostly good news, mixed with the reality that there was indeed contamination found at the old Magruder's Motor Co. property. The property is owned by the county after it was foreclosed on. Newfields was brought in to assess the contamination...

 

Jobless Rate Rises Slightly, Still Strong

Valley County's unemployment rate rose slightly in July and sits at 3.1 percent – with just 133 people reported as unemployed in the county. It was a similar story statewide. Montana’s unemployment rate was at 4.6 percent in July, a slight...

 

A Glasgow Homecoming

Glasgow High School seniors MaKenzie Wesen and Sam Schultz smile shortly after being crowned this year's homecoming king and queen at the coronation ceremony last Friday. Looking on are royalty... Full story

 

Homecoming 2014

The Scotties take to the field for the homecoming football game before taking care of Baker. See homecoming sports coverage on Page 1B.... Full story

 

Corner Fences, Shrubs A Safety Concern

A few weeks ago in Glasgow an incident caused some notice on street corners. A girl riding a bike came around a corner where shrubs obstructed the view, and the girl ended up running into a mail...

 

Mrs. Fix-It

Over the years I've found it really does help to know some basics about repairing vehicles and farm equipment. The first car my husband and I had was a Chevy four-door sedan. About a year after he purchased it, a problem developed. For some reason,... Full story

 

With No Video Stores In Glasgow, The Library Steps In

The Glasgow City-County Library is constantly looking for ways to improve and expand our service. Recently, we have been evaluating expanding our interlibrary loan services to include items previously offered on a limited basis. Interlibrary loan...

 

The Rain On The Plains

Aloha e’ Komo mai. (Welcome.) August brought a lot of rain and with it some problems and delays. Flooding and being very wet has put the skids on many Saint Marie maintenance projects, according to the monthly newsletter. It was stated by Town...

 

Shower Power

Do you think about what a luxury your shower is every time you take one? For many that is a daily routine. How many remember when showers were not in every home. I don’t know when this wonderful convenience became a common household bathroom featur...

 

Paid In America

Walgreens, America’s largest drug store chain, says they are leaving the United States because our tax rate is too high. It must really be killing them, but it’s hard to know because last year they upped their CEO compensation by 13 percent, had...

 

Bonnie Wischmann

Bonnie Jo Wischmann, 93, passed away of natural causes on September 15, 2014, at the Teton County Nursing Home, in Choteau, Montana. Her life is celebrated by her children. Bonnie often said she lived a wonderful life; she loved her children, and enj...

 

Rita Mae Brown

On the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, Rita Mae Brown, 66, passed away at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings, Mont., lovingly holding hands with her sons and encircled by other family members....

 

Noreen Edith Smith

The Aussie wants you to know that she did not pass away, she did not pass on and she did not pass over. She died. And, indeed, she did. On Saturday evening, Sept. 13, with every intention of...

 

Diana Charlene Hedegaard

Diana Charlene (Ziler) Hedegaard, 57, passed away suddenly at her home in Glasgow. A visitation service will be held Thursday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m., and a Celebration of New Life will take place...

 

Dorothy Chamberlin Orrey

Dorothy Chamberlin (Wright) Orrey, 94, a retired sales clerk, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at a nursing home in Lewistown. Viewing was Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Kirkwood Memorial Chapel from noon...

 

Magruder's Garage Opened In 1917

This photo is from the inside of Magruder's garage that was located on the corner of 2nd Street and 1st Avenue S outh.The Magruder family came to Glasgow around 1898. Harry Magruder was born in 1880... Full story

 

Make That 3 And 0; Shelby Next

The Glasgow Scotties hosted the Baker Spartans on Sept. 12 for the homecoming game. Glasgow got off to a great start and stayed sharp throughout the game, defeating Baker 14-0 in front of a packed... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    September 17, 2014

1 Invite, 2 Firsts For Scottie XC

The football Scotties did their part, blanking Baker. So did the volleyball Scotties, getting intense with Glendive and beating Wolf Point. But the XC Scotties, now their Homecoming Week success was...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    September 17, 2014

Rebuilding Volleyball Team Putting In Foundation

This rebuilding season for Glasgow's volleyball Scotties continues with some positive payoff. The varsity this past week split its first two 2014 home matches in a competitive manner – losing to...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    September 17, 2014

The Dallas Capdeville Story

Dallas Capdeville, the Hinsdale High School senior who runs, tackles and punts for the undefeated Glasgow Scotties football team, is getting some statewide airtime. Northern Sports Network's Rocky... Full story

 

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