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Articles from the September 23, 2020 edition

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Nashua Native, One Other Awarded Purple Heart

On Aug. 31, the United States Army and the Montana Army National Guard recognized the service and sacrifice of two of their own in a ceremony in Kuwait. Sgt 1st Class Elmer "Moe" Mayhew, a Nashua...

 

George Begins MHP Career in Glasgow

Christopher George, a 2010 Glasgow High School graduate, began a new career on Sept. 15, hitting the highway as a new member of the Montana Highway Patrol. He was one of 11 students graduated by the...

 

Glasgow And Frazer Schools Confirm First Cases Of COVID

The Valley County Health Department confirmed nine more cases of COVID-19 in the county over the past week. Cases 53 through 57 were announced on Sept. 18, cases 58 through 60 were announced on Sept. 20, and case 61 was announced on Sept. 22. As of... Full story

 

'Wood' You Believe It?

“It’s been one of those weird years.” While that sentence could apply to most anything in 2020, Mike Slaats of All Seasons Home Center is referring specifically to the lumber and building supplies shortage which has reached all parts of the cou...

 

Glasgow's Nickels Celebrates 100

When Glasgow resident Jack Nickels Sr. turned 85 years old, he told his daughters he thought he could make it to 100. Fifteen years later, Nickels can say he has reached that goal as he will be...

 

Every Farmer Counts: Staying Safe at Railroad Crossings

Dear Editor, Did you know that every three hours in the United States, a person or vehicle is hit by a train? My organization, the national rail safety education nonprofit Operation Lifesaver, Inc.,...

 

Explaining Chickens Resolution 3039

Dear Editor, For those unfamiliar, Resolution 3039, an initiative to allow backyard chickens, will appear on this November's ballot. The proposed initiative would allow a maximum of six hens, no... Full story

 

In Lieu Payments

Dear Editor, I live in NE Montana near Scobey. Austin Knudsen was my representative for eight years, four as the most powerful person in the Legislature as Speaker. The western half of Daniels County...

 

Funding USPS

Dear Editor, I've had two kidney transplants and I depend on immunosuppressants to prevent my body from rejecting the new kidney. My insurance requires that I receive my medication through the USPS....

 

Calendar Of Upcoming Events In The Area

Hours for the Pioneer Museum September through October are Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Fort Peck Interpretive Center is open Thursday through Monday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors are asked to wear masks and remain six feet from... Full story

 

VCCC Inviting Non-Profit Organizations To Participate

The Valley County Combined Campaign is celebrating its 39th year of giving with an invitation to Valley County non-profit organizations to join the 2021 campaign. We are currently looking to fill a one-year term opening for a new member... Full story

 

Glasgow Schools Summer Food Program Distrib.

The Glasgow School District have started distributing their summer food program meals for children. Meals will be distributed at the respective school, with one breakfast and one lunch each day distributed to enrolled Glasgow School District... Full story

 

Jeannine Elletson

We have said our goodbyes to our Mom, Grandma, Great-Grandma and Aunt. Jeannine (Miller) Elletson, went home to be with God, her husband and family members on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. She was... Full story

 

Alvin Martin Dalby

Heaven needed a new softball coach and avid Glasgow Scottie Superfan so the good Lord called Alvin Martin Dalby up to join his side. Alvin passed away of natural causes at Valley View Home, in... Full story

 

Stephanie Lynn Murch

Stephanie Lynn Murch, 41, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, at her home. A celebration of her life and reception will be 12 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Cottonwood Inn.... Full story

 

Kelly Lee Monson

Kelly Lee Monson, 56, son of Leland and the late Maxine Monson, passed away at home in Glasgow on Friday, Sept. 18. No services are planned at this time and a full obituary will come at a later date.... Full story

 

Fall is Here – Ick!

I had a a few weeks off from writing, which has really helped me without my having to ask for it. I’ve been spending a lot of time in the John Deere Trac, running the grain cart while Dennis runs the combine. The houseplants had already been...

 

Show Your Scottie Spirit All Year Around

Scottie 2020 pride buttons are now available for purchase to support the Glasgow Scotties during Homecoming and beyond. Buttons are $10 each or only $5 to renew last year’s button. Money raised during the sales will go towards bringing tournaments...

 

Glasgow Beats Cut Bank 44-7

Glasgow made their third road trip of the season and brought home another win this past Friday, Sept. 18. The Scotties defeated the Cut Bank Wolves 44-7, improving their record to 4-0 overall and 2-0...

 

Class C Volleyball

Nashua vs. MonDak Sept. 17 MonDak 3 Nashua 1 Nashua 23 13 25 18 MonDak 25 25 18 25 Nashua Team Totals: Kills 14 – Leaders: Devin Fromdahl and Tia Dees with five each Blocks 2 – Leader: Tia Dees Ac...

 

Scottie Runners Sweep Firsts at Home Meet

With just over 100 total runners—after some COVID-related cancellations—the Scotties hosted a home cross country meet that left them happy and out of breath. The Scotties swept gold with both the Varsity boys’ and girls’ performances on...

 

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