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Articles from the September 27, 2017 edition

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 By Kyla Burns    News    September 27, 2017

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital Recognized for Improvement in Patient Care

FMDH was recently awarded the Montana Rural Healthcare Performance Improvement Network's Quality Improvement Award for its work on Improving Hospital Communication for Emergency Department Transfers.... Full story

 

Bipartisan Congressional Efforts Reach Verizon

Montana’s congressional delegation recently issued statements claiming success in helping to convince Verizon Wireless not to expel numerous users across rural Montana from their cell service. Verizon had initially stated they would terminate the... Full story

 

Twin Musicians Bring Musical Fusion

The Northeastern Arts Network's Big Sky Series is back with Twin Kennedy, a musical duo featuring West Coast sisters Carli and Julie Kennedy. The sisters hail from the small town of Powell River, BC,... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    September 27, 2017

County Brief:

The decision to auction off the Magruder property was approved to be sold last week by the Valley County Commissioners. The parcel of land, located on the south side of town along MT Highway 42, was utilized as the home to the local farmer’s... Full story

 

Law Enforcement

According to Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle, a rollover accident occurred south of Glentana on Sept. 26. The driver, Charles Paul Eastly of Opheim, missed a turn in the early morning fog. He was not seriously injured. The Montana Highway... Full story

 

Newton's 'Under the Big Sky'

Glasgow’s very own Ken Burns, documentarian Shawn Newton, is back on television with an encore presentation of the first installment of Under the Big Sky, a Montana Television Network series, exploring the stories of people and communities who... Full story

 

Valley County Appoints New Deputy Attorney

Newly-appointed Deputy Attorney Zach Lipszyc was sworn in at the Valley County Courthouse on Sept. 20.... Full story

 

Call to Conservatives

During the past week, I was blessed with several column submissions about our President’s words and the rights of NFL players to freely express themselves in their professional lives (See Mary Honrud on this page). None of the submissions were...

 

Frazer Field of Dreams

In the inspirational movie “Field of Dreams,” a struggling Iowa farmer named Ray hears a mystical voice encouraging him to build a baseball field in the middle of his Iowa corn field.  Ray embarks on a journey which carries him across the...

 

Busy, Busy

This past week was an unusually busy one for me. I was on the go from Wednesday through Sunday. It started out by me having chemo and bone strengthening treatments on Wednesday, followed the same day by a visit with my primary doctor, which ended up...

 

Blessed with Rainfall

I cannot remember a year like this. I do know that weather records indicate that we have not seen this before, however I do know that our ancestors suffered major droughts during the dust bowl days. I think of all the old homestead sites located in...

 

The Brouhaha

The controversy raised by Colin Kaepernick had been resurrected by none other than our president, who had suggested those protesting are not the children of morally upright mothers, and that their right to protest injustice is not legitimate. I...

 

ABLE Sign-Ups Available for Disabled Montanans

Two years ago, lawmakers in Montana passed groundbreaking legislation to open new doors for people with disabilities and their families. This new law has now been fully implemented and made available to help change the lives of thousands of...

 

H. James Belcher

H. James Belcher relocated to live in heaven Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. He was born in Devils Lake, N.D., on Aug. 20, 1944, to Harold and Selma (Lee) Belcher. He grew up with seven sisters and one... Full story

 

Roger Davis

Roger Allen Davis Sr., 77, passed away on Sunday evening, Sept. 17, 2017, at his residence in St. Marie, Mont. He was born Oct. 18, 1939, in Chicago, Ill., to Fredrick and Eleanor (Rieske) Davis. He... Full story

 

Travis Lee Fuhrman

Travis Lee Fuhrman, 53, of Long Beach, Calif., left our world on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 3 p.m. at Bell... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – SEPT. 27 6 p.m. - “Suicide Prevention in Montana” presentation at GHS auditorium with Karl Rosston, suicide prevention coordinator for Montana DPHHS. For more info. call 228-6221. THURSDAY – SEPT. 28 9:30 a.m. - The Nashua... Full story

 

Scottie XC Races at Frazer, Havre

The Scottie cross country team competed in two separate meets this past week. On Sept. 19, the squad traveled to Clark's Hill, just south of the Old Indian Highway, for an early evening race. The... Full story

 

Lady Scotties Battle Tough Teams, Suffer Injuries

GHS played a ton of volleyball this past week, all of it against outstanding teams in all classes. On Sept. 19, they traveled to Sidney for a match with the Eagles, a team they have traditionally... Full story

 

Cowboys 31, Scotties 0

Glasgow will be on the road again for a contest vs. Cut Bank on Friday, Sept. 29.... Full story

 

Rivals Defeat Warriors in Three at Home

The Rivals will compete in the Lambert Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 30.... Full story

 

Scottie Homecoming Events

"Clobber the Coyotes" Friday, Oct. 7 Homecoming Parade - 2:30 p.m. Booster Club Tailgate Party @ Scottie Field - 6 p.m. Glasgow Scotties vs. Shelby Coyotes Football - 7 p.m. kickoff Saskatoon Police Pipes and Drums Halftime Show Saturday, Oct. 7... Full story

 

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