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Articles from the November 9, 2016 edition

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Victories for Trump, Zinke and Bullock Projected as Polls Close

In addition to the State of Montana’s three electoral votes going to Donald J. Trump, who at press time was projected the likely winner of the overall 2016 presidential race, statewide and local races were still in play. Representative Ryan Zinke... Full story

 

Generations of Service Continue in Glasgow

In honor of all Veterans who served and are serving, the Courier has chosen to tell the stories of Mitch Etchart, age 95, and Lane Provencher, age 18. Etchart served during WWII and locally in the... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    November 9, 2016

Tollefson Creates Book Exchange in Hinsdale

Jim Tollefson took his hobby of working with wood and shared it with the community of Hinsdale recently by constructing a book exchange in Legion Park. The idea of a book exchange came to Tollefson... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    November 9, 2016

Paving Project Nears Completion

The road construction project on Hwy. 117 is nearing completion. And boy is it pretty in this autumn sunshine. At press time, paving operations between Nashua and Fort Peck remain underway, but much... Full story

 

Media, Elections and Respect

Some readers know me intimately enough to guess at my personal political allegiances. Regardless, it should shock no one to learn that I do indeed have strong feelings on the subject of the national election. And yet, the most important thing to me...

 

Kor Keeps Teaching

Some readers know me intimately enough to guess at my personal political allegiances. Regardless, it should shock no one to learn that I do indeed have strong feelings on the subject of the national election. And yet, the most important thing to me...

 

Honoring Montana's Veterans

On July 17, 2012, while on patrol with his team in Afghanistan, Bo Reichenbach of Lockwood, who is now a retired Navy SEAL from Team Two, stepped on a 20-pound IED buried in a field. He lost both legs above the knee leaving him a double amputee. The...

 

Seeking VA Volunteers

In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died...

 

Time to Think and Plan

This past week was a busy one. My husband had an appointment to see if the bleeding had resumed in his eyes. Thankfully, it hasn’t so he won’t have to have his eyes checked for two months. I had three medical treatments -- two of them in Glasgow...

 

Becoming Senior Millennials

Remember a time when you could find almost everyone’s phone number in the local telephone book? One of my readers commented on how frustrating it is to find a phone number for someone now that everyone has cell phones. O.K. if this person is readin...

 

On The EEOC

James Brovard proclaims, in his book Freedom in Chains “EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) officials have proclaimed private companies guilty of violating or impeding 'equal opportunity' because of their failure to 'race-norm' test...

 

Letter to the Editor

Standing Rock We as a country need to stand up and fight. We have a lot to think about: who is going to be the next President, when troops are coming home, when will we be attacked by outsiders, etc.? Everybody in every day life has more worries...

 

James Edward 'Jim' Liebelt

James Edward "Jim" Liebelt, 78, passed away unexpectedly at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings, Mont., on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, surrounded by family and friends. Funeral services will be held on... Full story

 

Vonee Lee Porteen

Vonee Lee (Hauge) Porteen, 84, passed away on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, at her winter home in Gold Canyon, Ariz., after a long struggle with cancer. She was born to Harry and Anna Hauge at Minot, N.D.... Full story

 

Ralph Henry Fauth

World War II Vet Ralph Henry Fauth was born on April 13, 1926, to Jacob and Christina (Fuhrman Walker) Fauth. After a lengthy illness, he went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on... Full story

 

Delford Gene Neufeld

Delford Gene Neufeld went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 6, at Billings Health and Rehabilitation Community. He was 81 years old. He was born on Jan. 21, 1935, in Glasgow, Mont.,... Full story

 

Jennifer Rae Grosz

Jennifer Rae Grosz, 43, died at Roosevelt Medical Center in Culbertson, Mont., on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 5, after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10.... Full story

 
 By Lori Dailey    Sports    November 9, 2016

Scottie Volleyball Season Ends in a Blur with Fourth-Place Finish

Coming off an exciting 12-game winning streak that earned them the title of District Champions, the GHS volleyball team trekked on over to Shelby for the Northern B Divisional Tournament Nov. 3-5.... Full story

 

Hallock Makes His Mark at Monster Match

Kyler Hallock has been wrestling since he was three years old when he started in the AAU program. Hallock is now 12 years old and bringing home hardware from some elite events. On Nov. 5, Hallock... Full story

 

Comments Taken on Two Proposed Fee Changes

Montana FWP is taking public comment on two proposed rule changes: one on commercial use of fishing access sites and wildlife management areas and another that would increase camping fees at fishing access sites. The change to the commercial use... Full story

 
 By Tami Burke    Sports    November 9, 2016

Try Hockey For Free Day Coming to VEC

HiLine Youth Hockey Association invites boys and girls to the Valley Event Center on Saturday, Nov. 12 for a Try Hockey For Free clinic as part of Come Play Hockey Month. Starting at 3 p.m with a pizza party to follow at 5:30 p.m. Local youth, ages... Full story

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – NOV. 9 1-4 p.m. - Service officers for the Montana Veterans Affairs will be visiting Glasgow VA Clinic and on Thursday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Malta City Hall. Bring a copy of your discharge paperwork DD214 with you. Veteran service... Full story

 

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