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Articles from the November 1, 2017 edition

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 By Dane Osen    News    November 1, 2017

No Sale on Magruder Property

After failing to sell at auction Oct. 25, the Magruder property remains available. The property is composed of three lots located on the south side of town along Highway 42. The property was the longtime home to the Farmer’s Market. Valley County... Full story

 By Lacie Brown    News    November 1, 2017

Block of Bucks Set For Dec. 9

Each year, the Soroptimists of Glasgow sponsors the annual Block of Bucks when Valley County children will shop for needed winter clothing. The 2017 shopping date is Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Elks. Last year, 247 children received $105 each to buy... Full story

 By James Walling    News    November 1, 2017

Law Enforcement

The Valley County Health Department’s Connie Boreson updated us on funding for the new drug incinerator we mentioned last week. Until recently, the contents of the county’s red drug collection box at Courthouse Square were sent to Billings for... Full story

 By James Walling    News    November 1, 2017

Capitol Christmas Tree to Stop in Glasgow

The rumors are true: The Kootenai National Forest was chosen to provide a tree to appear on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the Christmas season. This is the second tree provided to the capital from the National Forest. The tree will be cut on... Full story


Tester's Talks Security, Vet Benefits

In an Oct. 18, press call with Montana’s rural journalists, US Senator Jon Tester touted the agenda that he has worked to pass in gridlocked Washington. The Big Sandy Farmer opened about farm bill meetings he had held throughout the state, and then... Full story


Southern Charm Comes to Glasgow

On Friday, Nov. 10, starting at 5:30 p.m., four local area businesses will stay open longer to allow the community to go shopping, relax, eat, mingle and allow shoppers to stay local when starting to plan for the holiday season. Shippwrecked, 5th... Full story

 By James Walling    News    November 1, 2017

Comfortable for Everyone

We all know eastern Montana is a food wasteland. It's about the only thing I hear people complain about consistently from Havre to Poplar. The watering holes are few and far between. Thankfully,... Full story


Scottie Volleyball

The biggest sports news this week, for me, is that the Lady Scottie volleyball team lost their district title due to a violation of a Montana High School Association (MHSA) rule. Although I received the information in plenty of time to adjust the...


Sea Change Coming

In the past two weeks, two former Presidents, two current Republican Senators, and sleuth of commentators have railed against the “current state of political discourse.” I presently am doing the same thing here in this column, and that...


Montana Indian Caucus

As Montanans, American Indians, and members of the Montana Legislature, we share the frustration of people all across Montana. As the potentially devastating effects of these cuts have become clear over the past few weeks, Montana’s elected...



Sometimes I wonder if we realize how many times we receive a gift, yet don’t realize it as such. We are given a gift every single day when we wake up. Throughout each day we receive more gifts. A hug from a child, a smile from someone we pass on...


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – NOV. 1 2-3 p.m. - Adults (over the age of 18) who are providing full or part-time care to another adult who has a chronic illness or disability are invited to attend a Caregiver Support Group meeting at the Valley County Senior Citizen... Full story


Ambrose P. Purkett

Ambrose P. Purkett, 84, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at the Northern Montana Care Center due to natural causes. He was born on May 5, 1933, in Glasgow, Mont., to Paul and Catherine... Full story


Harold L. 'Nibbs' Frazier

Harold L. "Nibbs" Frazier, 76, passed away on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at his home in Shelby, Mont. He was born on Sept. 10, 1941, in Wolf Point, Mont., to Harold W. and Mabel (Smith) Frazier. He grew... Full story

 By Lori Dailey    Sports    November 1, 2017

Three Games, Three Wins, Three-Peat: Lady Scotties District Champs!

The GHS Scottie volleyball team are three-peat District Champs! In direct contrast to many of the past teams, this year's group experienced no mid-tournament slump, no early loss forcing them to play... Full story


Hi-Line Farm and Ranch November 2017

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