Articles from the September 21, 2016 edition
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HLRC Adds, Replaces Board Members in Malta
Following a nearly two and half-hour meeting with over 20 members of the public, The Hi-Line Retirement Board of Directors replaced three current members of the board and voted in a new member to fill a vacant spot during a private, executive... Full story
Law Enforcement Brief
The Glasgow Police Department is working together with the Billings Police Department in the ongoing burglary/theft investigation involving Adam Kelly. Kelly is currently being held in Musselshell County and GPD likely will be filing charges within... Full story
Grainery's Stockpiles of Wheat a Show of Low Prices
If you have driven passed the EGT Grainery near Frazer recently, you may have noticed the large piles of grain being stored in an open field near the bins. According to Tracy Sibley of EGT the piles are the result of a low demand for wheat oversees... Full story
City Council Brief
Just following the opening and prior to the bustle of normal business at the City Council Meeting on Sept. 19 the Council voted to approve the City Volunteer Fire Department’s purchase of a 1997 Pierce Fire Truck for $145,000. Chief Brandon Brunell... Full story
The Glasgow 'Example'
In my campaign to serve as our next Superintendent of Public Instruction, I’ve made it a priority to regularly visit all corners of our state – a commitment that will continue once I am elected. All too often, politicians travel to the vote-rich... Full story
Sometimes I have a one-track mind when it comes to remembering, so I will continue with more memories of early school days. A lot of you will remember starting the school day by being one of two that had been assigned the duty (or privilege) of raisi... Full story
Report: CMR Working Group
I recently attended a meeting of the Charles M. Russell NWR - Community Working Group (CMR-CWG) in Fort Peck. As I was driving home and thinking about all of the brilliant comments I should have made, it struck me that something was very wrong. The... Full story
Standing Up at Standing Rock
I would like to voice my opinion - keeping it short and sweet - about an issue that could be catastrophic to our Missouri River and the surrounding bodies of water that flow downstream. Many are not aware of a movement that is happening right now to...
Arguing the Minimum Wage
So when I consider the following realities I am overwhelmed by irrational emotions and I tend to overreact but here goes. First, how do we justify paying people wages they can’t live off of? Seriously, how many of you privileged people out there... Full story
Letter to the Editor
On Board Members and Bobbleheads I know a little bit about boards... There’s the wood kind – a board, a slice of a tree. Then there’s a hole made with a bit or an auger, bored holes; bored people, like some 9th graders in algebra class; and...
Donald Allen Zeiger
Donald Allen Zeiger, 78, beloved father and dear friend, passed away peacefully in his own home on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. He was born on June 21, 1938, in Minot, N.D., to Arthur Zeiger and Esther Ols...
Shirley Ann Hoverson
Shirley Ann (Lloyd) Hoverson, 81, died peacefully at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. She was born on Sept. 9, 1935, in Circle, Mont., to Andy and Hazel Lloyd. She...
Gloria Maxine Lund
Gloria Maxine Lund passed away Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, in Billings. The funeral will be held in Wolf Point on Saturday, Oct. 1. Details are pending until next week’s paper....
Big Red Blanks Big Timber
The Scotties suited up for their 2016 homecoming game vs. the Big Timber Sheepherders on Sept. 16. Before the evening was over, the cheerleaders were worn out from doing jumping jacks, and the cannon... Full story
Scotties Serve Up Two Shut-Outs
Two big wins this past homecoming weekend catapulted the Scottie volleyball team into a solid 4-0 first-place standing at the conclusion of the first round of their conference season. On Sept. 8, a... Full story
Scottie Cross Country Sweeps x2
The Scottie cross country team competed at two separate meets last week and weekend. The first meet was held in Frazer Sept. 15, and both boys' and girls' varsity won. On Sept. 17, the team traveled to Culbertson for another meet and another win.... Full story
Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area
THURSDAY – SEPT. 22 8 a.m. - Montana Business Agenda Tour at the Cottonwood Inn in Glasgow, hosted by the Montana Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. FRIDAY – SEPT. 23 7 p.m. - Norwegian music by Elise and Terje GordingHong at First Lutheran Chu... Full story
Listen to the Quiet: Part 4
Religion played an important part in the community life of the homesteaders. The Kienitzes belonged to the Lutheran congregation, which met once monthly at the Gus Pehlke home, beginning in 1916. Members would take turns meeting Pastor A. Jordan at... Full story