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Articles from the October 8, 2014 edition

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End Of An Era

In the old days it was a place to hang out, a place to catch up with neighbor's and friends, but those days died out before WWII. The local barbers were pretty busy keeping up with business and one...

 

Judy Michael: She's Been Framed

A local favorite is displaying her artwork at the Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery for the month of October. It's Judy Michael, who is known for giving her art a 3D effect by painting on a plate of...

 

Officials Want Local Drug Court

Drugs don't discriminate. A courtroom is a place for justice, a place full of decisions and consequences, but can you imagine a court that focuses on treatment and healing? Drug courts, or sometimes referred to as treatment courts could be coming to...

 

Estimated $80,000 In Pot Found, 2 Busted

The Tri-Agency Drug Task Force acted on a search warrant in the cabin area of Fort Peck Lake at 43 Mallard Drive on Aug. 22. It led to two arrests in the last week tied to the drug bust. Lisa Ann Hill, of Glasgow, and Donald Gary Allen, of Fort...

 

Open Enrollment On Way For Medicare

It might be considered a rather lackluster subject, but it's an important one. Seniors and citizens who are on Medicare plans need to be prepared for open enrollment. It will open up on Oct. 15 and stay open until Dec. 7, giving folks close to two...

 

Supreme Court Candidate VanDyke Stops In Glasgow

Montana Supreme Court candidate Lawrence VanDyke stopped by Sam's Supper Club last week for a small meet and greet. Mike Lang, House District 33 candidate was also present. Unlike several other...

 

You Need To Know About R.L. Irle

Before you make any decisions about renaming the Irle School, you need to learn more about Mr. R. L. Irle. Mr R.L. Irle came to Glasgow in 1929, I believe. Just in time for the beginning of three...

 

What's In A Name? Everything! Keep Irle Elementary

A name is identity, a heritage, a tradition and a trust. It is something that is cultivated and earned over years, even generations. In education, a name is a memory or an association with a force that sparks many of us to strive to reach our...

 
 By Sam Kindle    Opinion    October 8, 2014

Common Core Teaching System Must Be Stopped

Dear Editor: By now your children are back at school and have already dealt with their first midterm. But did you know that they are using a new way to teach your children? It's called Common Core. Common Core is touted as a national system of...

 

Protect Our Right To Vote On Election Day

Montanans must protect our right to vote on Election Day. Election Day registration has allowed over 28,000 Montanans the freedom to register and vote on the same day since its creation in 2005. This is especially important to returning military,...

 

The ISIS Crisis

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I seem to recall a very poker-faced Barry Obama telling us and the world a few weeks ago that – and I para-phrase here – there will not be any more American sons and daughters fighting on foreign soil, meaning, I...

 

Donald Lee Paro

Donald Lee Paro, 93, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at his home in Salem, Ore. He had recently been diagnosed with leukemia. He was born in Duluth, Minn., to Hazel (Bennett) and Albert Parrault....

 

Erna Bachtold

Erna (Wallin) Bachtold, 98, of Edina, Minn., passed away Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. She was a graduate of Edison High in Northeast Minneapolis and attended the University of Minnesota (U of M). She was...

 

Lorraine 'Lori' Kaye Nowel

On the morning of Monday, Sept. 29, Lorraine "Lori" Kaye (Crowley) Nowel, 59, passed away at home after a one-year battle with brain cancer. Her family was caring for her. She was born April 23,...

 

Bennie K. 'Ben' Albus

Bennie Kenneth "Ben" Albus, 92, passed away from natural causes on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at the Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow, Mont. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 9, at 11 a.m....

 

John David Egosque

Our Heavenly Father wrapped his loving arms around our wonderful husband, father and grandfather, John David Egosque, on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. John passed away at the Frances Mahon Deaconess...

 

Bette 'Marlene' Fast

Betty "Marlene" Fast, 74, of Mountain Lake, Minn., died on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at Good Samaritan Village in Mountain Lake. Visitation will be on Friday, Oct. 10, from 10-11 a.m. at the Cornerstone...

 

Leona Minnie 'Toots' Kienitz

Leona Minnie Kienitz "Toots," 97, went home to be with the lord on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at the Grandview in Great Falls with her family by her side. The family will receive friends at 7:30 p.m.,...

 

Michael Lee Fassett

Michael Lee Fassett, 61, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, in Casper, Wyo. There are no services planned at this time. Bustard’s Funeral Home is assisting the family....

 

Donald Eugene Kuszmaul

Donald Eugene Kuszmaul, aka "Don" or "Kuzie," 62, of Great Falls, Mont., died on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. A memorial service will be held at Victory Church on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 1 p.m. From the day he...

 

Robert Ballard Tootell Jr.

Robert Ballard Tootell Jr., 85, passed away Oct. 4 at the Valley View Rest home in Glasgow. He was born to Robert B. and Helen Strong Tootell on Sept. 30, 1929, in Bozeman, Mont. He graduated from Gallatin County High School in 1947. After high...

 

Early Barber Shop of Valley County

Barbershops were a place to gather, talk shop and sometimes play cards. This is a photo from the Frazer barbershop. The photo is of Matt Eliason, on the right, at work in his barbershop in 1917....

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 8, 2014

Scotties Smother Malta, 35-0

It can get better than this – as in winning the Montana Class B championship – but this one tastes sweet for the football Scotties. The 6-0 squad shut out Malta on Saturday, 35-0, its widest...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 8, 2014

The NFL-Plentywood Connection

Dan Carpenter, the Griz kicking great who married a Plentywood farm girl, has converted his attempt to become one of the NFL's best kickers. They call him "money" these days because of his...

 

GHS Volleyball 3-2 In Conference Matches After Splitting Two

The GHS varsity volleyball team has a record of 3-2 after conference matches with Harlem and Plentywood. Solid passing led to steady play for the girls on Thursday as they defeated the Harlem...

 

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