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Articles from the October 3, 2018 edition

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Dementia-Care Training Addresses Need in Area

Over 200 people attended one of the three days of Alzheimer's and dementia-care training held last week at the Cottonwood. The seminar featured dementia-care trainer and consultant Heather McKay, who...

 

Local Chef Competing for Best of Region

Local chef and owner/operator of Table for Six in Glasgow, Dyan Carlson, is one of eight semi-finalists in the western region competing for the 2018 Eggland's Best America's Best Recipe Contest. "I...

 

Two Valley County Residents Die in Separate Accidents

Lexis Synan, a 22-year-old Glasgow woman, died Sept. 24, in Wolf Point. Police Chief Jeff Harada said Wolf Point authorities responded to a 911 report of a pedestrian struck by a westbound BNSF Railway train near the underpass. Fort Peck Tribes,...

 

North Dakota Man Charged in Death of Brother in Fort Peck

John Ersness, 58, of Sawyer, N.D., made his first appearance in Justice Court on Sept. 28. He has been charged with deliberate homicide in the death of his brother, Corwin Ersness, 62, of Fort Peck. H...

 

Hillman Looks to Hold on to JoP Seat

Christina Hillman is looking to hold on to her seat as Valley County Justice of the Peace in the upcoming November election. Hillman is running against Christine Gamas in the contested race. Hillman s...

 

Dump Site Issues Raise Concerns

In recent weeks, T & R Trucking, contracted out to haul city garbage and transport containers from outlying dump sites to the landfill, have encountered some challenges. In one instance, a trailer camper had been left at an outlying dump. In...

 

Get Registered to Vote

The November election is a little over a month away so now is the time to get registered to vote. There are many open positions that need to be filled, including County Sheriff, County Commissioner and District Court Judge. If you are not registered...

 

Unshelved: Digital Offerings At Your Fingertips

The Glasgow City-County Library (GCCL) has a variety of digital materials on hand in the collection for everyone’s interest. This week’s Unshelved column highlights a few movies, books on CD (BOCD) and music available for check out. DVD Movies...

 

Being Served First

Do you remember the days when men were always served first at the dinner table? Of course, this was at a time when you served big meals at a large kitchen or dining room table. I do remember my Grandmother telling us on many occasions to let the men...

 

A Thank You to Our Readers

As the nation celebrates National Newspaper Week, Oct. 7 through 13, I want to thank you, the reader, for making the Glasgow Courier a part of your week. For those who pick up the Courier at any one of our dealers, who stop in the Courier to purchase...

 
 By Mike Cooney    Opinion    October 3, 2018

When Our Rural Communities Thrive, Montana Thrives

Montana’s rural communities have always been the backbone of our economy, driving economic growth through a foundation of hard work and a strong tradition of agriculture. In Montana, when our rural communities are thriving, our entire state...

 

Letter from the Editor

Dear Reader, This week is National Newspaper Week, and, in honor of that, I wanted to editorialize a little about why we are so passionate about Glasgow, the news and telling peoples’ stories. If you go through the archives of the Courier, you can...

 
 By Dane Taylor    Opinion    October 3, 2018

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, As the longest serving Sheriff in the history of Valley County, I feel the need to put some input into the job of Sheriff/Coroner. The Sheriff/Coroner has many duties: the jail, dispatch, civil department, coroner, search and rescue and...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, My name is Amy Jo Horn-Brown. I am the biological daughter of Joseph Horn Jr. who is running for the position of Sheriff in your county. My sister, Gail Horn-Hayes, and I will be coming to Glasgow at the end of this week and would like...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I would like to thank all of the sponsors and hard-working individuals that worked to bring Heather McKay to Glasgow. I felt that her day of presentation to family, caregivers and others that have questions or concerns about...

 

Flea Market/Bazaar Oct. 6

There will be a flea market/bazaar at the Valley County Senior Center, 328 4th Street S., on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There are many new vendors, so come see what they have to sell. Blankets, jewelry, collectibles and so much more... Full story

 

St. Raphael's Annual Rummage Sale

St. Raphael’s will have their Annual Rummage Sale Thursday, Oct. 4, from 5 to 8 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to noon with a bag sale.... Full story

 

Opheim Development, Inc. Invites All to Steak Fondue

The Opheim Development, Inc. Committee invites all community and surrounding area patrons and friends to a steak fondue to show appreciation for your continued support. The fondue will be held in the Opheim Park Saturday, Oct. 6, from 5 to 7 p.m.... Full story

 

Babysitting Boot Camp

Are the neighbors calling and texting because they need a babysitter? Is your child anxious to begin babysitting but you aren’t sure if he/she is quite ready? Babysitting Boot Camp may be just what you are hoping for. MSU Extension Agent Roubie... Full story

 

First Lutheran Preschool Taco Feast Fundraiser

Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 9, for the second annual First Lutheran Preschool Taco Feast, to be held in the basement of the First Lutheran Church. Due to phenomenal turnout last year, we are preparing twice as much food. Dinner will be served from 5... Full story

 

Nashua Indian Taco Supper

Nashua Our Redeemer Lutheran Church will have their second Indian Taco Supper of the season, on Monday, Oct. 8, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. This will be a free-will offering. Thrivent has provided supplemental funding. Take-outs are available and... Full story

 

Meet and Greet the St. Marie Firefighters

Fire Prevention Week is Sunday, Oct. 7, through Saturday, Oct. 13. To celebrate, the St. Marie volunteer firefighters will be hosting a meet and greet at the Town Hall Bld. #521, on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 3 to 5 p.m. To appreciate the continuous... 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. THURSDAY – OCT. 4 9 – 11 a.m. - Social hour at the Nashua Senior Center. 5 – 8 p.m. -... Full story

 

End of Summer

It's official. Summer is over. We woke up to a light coating of snow this morning. Yuck, yuck, double-yuck! I'm never ready for the end of summer, but I'd rather ease into winter than get thrown in,...

 

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