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Articles from the October 21, 2020 edition

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Inside Valley View's Fight With Coronavirus

It has been over two weeks since coronavirus was detected at Valley View Nursing Home on Oct. 5. In that time cases have spread among staff and residents as the home implemented policies, lockdowns and isolation to combat the spread of the virus... Full story

 

FMDH Fills With COVID Patients

In a digital townhall on Oct. 18, Valley County Health Officer, Dr. Anne Millard, gave an update on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic in the county calling on its residents to “take this more seriously” and urging people to follow mandatory... Full story

 

Montanans Run Out Of Time To Complete Census

Montanans who thought they had more time to fill out the 2020 Census ran out of time last week when the Supreme Court approved the Trump administration’s request to end the 2020 Census earlier than expected. Another consequence of the COVID-19...

 

Glasgow School Board Adds Girls Wrestling

The Glasgow School Board met for their regular meeting on Oct. 13, and on the agenda was the discussion to add girls wrestling to the Glasgow High School activities. Athletic Director Brenner Flaten outlined the proposal, analysis and a survey taken...

 

Irle to Continue Distance Learning

Glasgow Public Schools extended distance learning for elementary-aged school children this week pushing back a hopeful date of resuming in-person instruction from Oct. 19 to Oct. 26. The announcement was made in a letter to staff from Superintendent... Full story

 

Wine Flight & Charcuterie Night Event

The Valley County Community Pool Campaign held their drive-thru Wine Flight & Charcuterie Night Event Oct. 13 at the Valley County Fairgrounds. The event drew a large crowd despite the rainy...

 

USPS Causing Medication Delays

Dear Editor, I'm a veteran, and through the VA Health Care System in Montana I'm able to get the care I need. Ninety percent of all medications prescribed through the VA are delivered via the USPS. I...

 

This Land Is Your Land

Dear Editor, He was a boy among men, a freckled, wide-eyed 12-year-old spending his first week in elk camp. From a low-income family, he listened intently to evening conversation reclined on a folding...

 

Ag Issues

Dear Editor, Agriculture is facing very pressing issues today that will determine the viability of family-owned operations. Future Federal and state administrations, governors, senators,...

 

NVCW/S District Improvements

Dear Editor, Indecisive? Shooting from the hip? NO, ALL was planned 2 years ago. When we came into this mess, we looked at what WAS and what NEEDED to be done- "FIAT." ...Latin- "Let it be done." A...

 

Sugar Beets

I am sure not many grow sugar beets in this area anymore. However, “back in the day,” there used to be sugar beet dumps at many of the rail depots, as well as dumps at most every side stop, all along the Milk River Valley. I think that growing...

 

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

 

Red Ribbon Week Scavenger Hunt

Red Ribbon Week is a national movement to promote drug free youth and is held annually during the last week of October. Since its beginning in 1985, the Red Ribbon Campaign has touched millions of lives around the world. The campaign was established... Full story

 
 By VCHD    Calendar    October 21, 2020

October Revised Influenza Clinic Schedule

Please attend one of these influenza clinics at the Glasgow Senior Center. We have scheduled several out of our building so that we can keep infants and children up to date with their necessary vaccines. All of these clinics are open to the public.... Full story

 

Community Cash Loans Now Available

Since Oct. 15, community cash applications became available to apply for at First Community Bank, Hinsdale, First Community Bank Glasgow, Bank of Glasgow and Independence Bank, Glasgow, providing the opportunity to borrow up to $1,000. Community...

 

Darrell Cole

Darrell Cole, age 88, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, surrounded by family. Darrell was born in Havre, Mont., Feb. 6, 1932, to parents Forrest and Hilda Cole. He was raised in... Full story

 

Bonnie Hansen

Loving wife, mother and grandmother, Bonnie E. (Hill) Hansen, 71, passed away at Northern Montana Hospital, in Havre, Mont., on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, from a short, fierce battle with COVID-19.... Full story

 

Eunice Mattfeldt

Eunice M. Mattfeldt, 84, of Hinsdale, Mont., passed away in Billings, Mont., on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. Services are pending, and will be announced at a later date. Condolences may be left for the family at bellmortuarymontana.com.... Full story

 

Scotties Have Strong Showing at Nemont Invitational

The Scottie girls cross country team claimed a first-place spot at the Nemont Invitational on Oct. 15 in Fort Peck. The girls finished with a score of 62, over half the score of second place Poplar at...

 

Lady Scotties Split In Home Matches

The Lady Scotties stayed home this past week, hosting the Wolf Point Wolves on Oct. 14 for their annual Pink Night and Glendive on Oct. 17 for senior night. Both games were rematches for the Lady Scot...

 

Scotties Defeat Wolves; Face Fairfield Friday

The Glasgow Scotties were looking for a big win against the Wolf Point Wolves Friday night, Oct. 16, at Scottie field after losing to the Malta Mustangs the prior weekend. Under the lights and a stead...

 

Winter Isn't Coming, It's Arrived

I think Mother Nature has it in for us in Montana. She's trying to start winter while according to the calendar, it's still fall. I recently remarked that Montana just doesn't understand the...

 

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