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Articles from the March 26, 2014 edition

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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 26, 2014

Ground Broken For The New Irle

A large crowd gathered in the cold wind around a mound of dirt at Irle School on Monday, March 24. Students, teachers and school board members shivered in the cold, along with Montana School... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 26, 2014

Drugs: Citizens Can Take A Stand

This is Part 5 of a series of articles focusing on educating the community about drug use in Valley County. An African proverb states that it takes a village to raise a child. More than just the paren... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 26, 2014

Nashua Goes To 4-Day School Week Next Year

It was a well researched decision for the Nashua School Board. While controversial to some of the parents and families involved, the final vote for a four-day school week came in on Tuesday, March 18. The school board approved the schedule to begin...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 26, 2014

Plans Progress For Mobile Home Park In Glasgow

The housing crunch has been felt in Glasgow over the past few years. With the city growing slowly but steadily, a need for more housing will continue. Recently, the Glasgow Planning Board approved a conditional use permit for an additional mobile...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 26, 2014

City, County Clash Over Meter

While the building of the Valley County jail was finished three years ago, some kinks are still being cleared up. The county commissioners were surprised at one point by the water/sewer rates and were looking for a way to lower the bill. But what end...


Detention Center Paying Off For County

Dear Editor, As we approach the third anniversary of Valley County’s Detention Center, I would like to share some numbers with our taxpayers, since we are still getting opinions that we should not have built. The center cost $3.7 million. If... Full story


A Love Of Books

Recently I read a line that spoke of a child who reads as they are growing up becomes an adult who thinks. Last week, while in Arizona visiting family, I walked into a used book store. No sooner had I crossed the threshhod than I stopped and took a...


The Tin Dog

I will admit that I am not one to spend many dollars on artwork for decorating my home, but I do love all of my “old” decorations. One of my treasured wall hangings is a “tin dog.” I am sure there are many of you that will remember the old...

 By Bruce Auchly    Opinion    March 26, 2014

Maybe March Is The Month To Give Wildlife A Break

Ladies and gentlemen, we are entering crunch time. That time of the year when spring and winter play a tug of war, and depending on how it goes, deer and elk could be the losers. Members of the deer family that go into winter in good shape have the...


Laramie Wayne Wallace Jr.

Laramie Wayne Wallace, 47, passed away on Friday, March 21, 2014, at the Northeast Montana Medical Center in Wolf Point, Mont. He was born March 4, 1967, in Helena, Mont., the son of Laramie and Berna...


Walter J. Siewing

Walter J. Siewing, 74, a retired rancher, died of natural causes on Monday, March 17, 2014, at the Missouri River Manor in Great Falls. He was born Dec. 6, 1939, the son of Herman and Clara (Buen) Sie...


Gordon 'Stubby' Lewis Stebleton

Gordon ‘Stubby’ Lewis Stebleton, 85, died peacefully in his sleep on Feb. 15, 2014, at Powell Valley Care Center in Powell, Wyo. There will be no services at this time. He was born Feb. 1, 1929, in North Dakota, to Harvey and Mildred Stebleton....


Linda Lee Casteel

Linda Lee (Lockwood) Casteel, 71, passed away peacefully at her home in Killeen, Texas, on Sunday, March 23, 2014. Services will be held Saturday, March 29, at 3 p.m. at Saint Martin Episcopal Church in Copperas Cove, Texas. She was the daughter of...


The Frazer Barbershop

The Frazer barbershop was owned by Matt and Elsie Eliason. Matt Eliason purchased the main street building, including a pool hall, for $1,400. The shop was the Frazer social center, offering... Full story


3-C Boys and Girls All Conference Teams

The 2014 3C Boys and Girls All-Conference list was released and Hinsdale saw players from both squads make the cut. On the boys side, Dallas Capdeville, Wyatt Pattison and Kyle Albus were named to the first team and Capedeville added another honor by... Full story


Fast Times At Glasgow High

As the track and field season enters its second week, many of the athletes on the team are used to having to battle the elements at the beginning of each year. This year, the team also has another... Full story

 By Ron Selden    Sports    March 26, 2014

Fort Peck Sees Decline In Fish Population

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologists say lower Fort Peck Reservoir water levels have had an impact on some fish populations, but benefits are still being realized from good water years in 2008 through 2011. “Since 2011, water levels have...

 By Ron Selden    Sports    March 26, 2014

Man Pays Fine In Elk Case

A Minnesota man has been ordered to pay $2,070 in fines and restitution for allowing his teenage son to illegally kill a 5x5 bull elk in the Larb Hills area of the Missouri River Breaks during the 2013 archery hunting season. Troy A. Carlson, 48,...

 By Kari Prewett    Sports    March 26, 2014

Glasgow Cheer Has Strong Showing At Cheerfest

Glasgow High School cheerleaders competed in Cheerfest 2014 this past Saturday in Lewiston. The competition included brackets for jazz/tap dancers, mascots, cheerleaders, stunt groups and individual...


Mat Attack In Black Hills

The Glasgow Highlander Wrestling Club participated in the Black Hills Nationals this past weekend and once again, the Highlanders had another strong showing. Thirteen of the wrestlers that participated in the tournament placed for the Highlanders....


Local Teams Roll in JJMT

It was a weekend of layups and 3-pointers as the Jeff Jurgens Memorial Basketball Tournament took place in Glasgow last weekend. With over 70 teams participating in the tournament, four Glasgow teams... Full story



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