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Articles from the October 10, 2018 edition

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Area Children Learn about Fire Safety for Fire Prevention Week

This week, Oct. 7 through Oct. 13, is Fire Prevention Week and the Glasgow and Long Run Fire Departments are teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to promote this year's...


Recent Influx of Hand Foot and Mouth

Any parent with young children might be hearing through their child’s school or daycare that Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease is affecting youngsters in the community. According to the Glasgow Clinic, there has been a recent influx of the disease, howe...


Glasgow Celebrates Coffee with a Cop

On a chilly, snowy Wednesday morning, officers from the Glasgow Police Department, deputies from the Valley County Sheriff's office and Montana Highway Patrol officers came out and chatted with local...


Busted Knuckle Expands, Reflects on Getting Started

If nowhere else, the American dream is alive and well at the Busted Knuckle. Following more than three years of operation, the locally-owned craft brewery just expanded their production capabilities,...


Hinsdale Fall Festival

The Hinsdale Fall Festival was held on Sunday, Oct. 7. Events of the festival included vendors, games, activities and fundraisers, such as the pumpkin bowling featured above. Beginning a few years...


Judge Laird Running to Keep Seat on Bench

Current District 17 Judge Yvonne Laird is seeking to retain her position this coming November. Judge Laird discussed her experience, her positions for the post and her motivation for keeping her seat...


In Support of Tom Boyer

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter in support of Tom Boyer as the write-in candidate for Valley County Sheriff/Coroner. During the next four years the Valley County Sheriff’s Office will face many challenges. The Sheriff will have to be a...

 By Mark Wicks    Opinion    October 10, 2018

Vote Judge Yvonne Laird

Dear Editor, I am giving Judge Yvonne Laird my unwavering endorsement in her bid to be retained as district judge. I have known Judge Laird and her family since I was eight years old. We grew up together, and she has been a big sister to me my...


Opheim Public School Gymnasium Update

Dear Editor, Most of you are aware that our school gym is currently closed for student and public use. I would like to dispel some of the rumors that might be circulating regarding the roof damage. First, the roof and ceiling are not collapsing. A...


In Support of Ruth Dowell

Dear Editor, I am writing this in support of Ruth Dowell for the office of County Clerk & Recorder. I have known Ruth since she was a child. I have watched her grow and handle the problems and challenges she has been dealt in life. I have been...


To ALL the Valley County Residents

Dear Editor, I am a resident of Nemont Manor. Moving to Nemont Manor was a tough decision for me, personally. I have come to realize in my first year of living here it was the BEST decision. When it was first announced that the full-pay tenants had...


Tom Boyer Earned My Vote

Dear Editor, Needless to say, I was shocked, when I entered my home and realized the other entrance door had been broken into and the safe in my office had been stolen. After assessing the situation, I went into town and reported the crime to the...


50 Years Goes By Fast

When I woke up Friday of last week, it was to the realization it really had been 50 years since my husband and I had gotten married. “Fifty years,” I thought. "How could it be? Wasn’t it just a few days ago we’d stood in the church my...


Telling Our Story

I attended the Two Rivers Economic Growth’s annual meeting last week. The guest speaker was Hal Stearns, noted Montana historian, who really has encyclopedic knowledge of our state. His presentation, “Montana Towns: Then, Now, and Tomorrow,...


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. 11 2 p.m. - Country Schools Presentation by the Montana Preservation Alliance at... Full story


Candidate Forum in Nashua

There will be a candidate forum on Friday, Oct. 12, at the Nashua Senior Citizens Center starting at 2:30 p.m. This will be a chance to meet the candidates running for county positions. At 2:35 p.m., County Commissioner candidates Mary Armstrong and... Full story


Glasgow Driver License Station Closure for State-Wide Training

The Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) is closing the Glasgow CDL testing area and the Glasgow Driver License Station, located at 839 1st Ave S #1, from Monday, Oct. 15, to Friday, Oct. 19, for state-wide employee training. Once a year, MVD brings... Full story


Country Schools Presentation at Pioneer Museum

Country school were a vital part of our homesteading history. Come join us at the Valley County Pioneer Museum at 2 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 11, for a presentation by the Montana Preservation Alliance volunteers, Martha Vogt and Jim Greene. They will... Full story


GHS Offering FAFSA Night

Glasgow High School is offering a FAFSA, Free Application for Federal Student Aid, night on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 6 p.m., in the GHS library. Parents and students will have the opportunity to ask questions about the FAFSA process and fill out the... Full story


Winter in the Fall

Last week was not conducive to finishing my garden-clearing plans. Translation: the carrots are still in the ground. Or should I say, still in the mud? A couple more inches of heavy, wet snow fell...


Unshelved at GCCL: Accessing Digital Content

Libraries have rapidly advanced in technology over the last few years, and we would like to keep you updated as to what is available. We have many patrons whom we seldom see, but they constantly use our ebook and downloadable audiobook formats. In...


Big Sky Series Brings Artists to Schools

"I was in those exact same seats, watching these very same performances." Though those same seats she referred to were in Malta, not Glasgow, the sentiment expressed by Kristen Estelle rang through....


Northeast Montana Ag Expo Coming to Glasgow

Farmers, ranchers, and community members alike are asked to mark Friday, Oct. 12, on their calendar. It is on this date that the inaugural Northeast Montana Ag Expo will be held at the Valley Event Center. “Northeast Montana is rich in... Full story


Carmella "Carmen"Abern

Carmella "Carmen" (Stramaglio) Abern, 98, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away peacefully at her home of natural causes, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in the company of her daughter. As per Carmella's request,... Full story


Ronald Peter Tihista

Ronald Peter Tihista, 83, beloved father and grandfather, passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018, after a brief illness. The recitation of the Most Holy Rosary and private Solemn High Requiem Mass... Full story


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