Articles from the April 9, 2014 edition

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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 9, 2014

Outta Here: The Wankel T. Rex

It was a slow and tedious process as the newly found Tyrannosaurus rex was pulled from the ground around 25 years ago. The skeleton was discovered near the Fort Peck Reservoir by Kathy Wankel, of... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 9, 2014

Veterans Memorial Becoming A Reality

The goal of honoring local veterans is becoming a reality. As Memorial Day creeps closer on the calendar, the Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial Park in Fort Peck is nearing its financial goals. Steven Page, part of the Northeastern Montana Veteran...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 9, 2014

Glasgow Airport: Ready For Takeoff?

An airport can be an economic hub for small communities, often bringing in extra business and employment. With that backdrop, the Glasgow airport saw a change in management at the end of last year along with the welcome of Cape Air. With changes...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 9, 2014

Battleground Montana

With the changing of voter district lines, some legislative positions have shifted and some office holders have stepped down to take other positions appointed to them. It's an active campaigning seaso...


A Year After Glasgow, Radioactive Waste Firm In Legal Trouble

An oil company that hoped to store radioactive waste in Glasgow a year ago is now facing more legal problems. Daniel McNair and his son Daniel Ross McNair are facing 14 felony charges in an indictment filed in Anchorage,on March 28. According to a...


Helping A Cow Give Birth

A few days ago, a friend of mine was talking about how their calving season was going. Instantly, some of my experiences when our cows started calving came to mind. One of the most memorable was the very first time my husband asked me to help him wit...


Proposed BLM Land Exchange A Good Deal

Montana outdoor enthusiasts have it pretty good.  With over 32 million acres of state and federal land open to all sorts of recreational opportunities, we truly are an outdoors mecca. Most of that public property has ample access, but some is...


Child Abuse Through The Eyes Of A Child

Looking out the window, and cautiously waiting for the moment when his father gets home, the fear begins to set in. Many reoccurring questions start to develop in his head; “What will he do this time? Was it my fault? Will it hurt?” Fear and...

 By Pam Hurr    Opinion    April 9, 2014

Erin's Hope Project

Dear Editor: Erin’s Hope Project is a non-profit organization started in March of 2011, in memory of our daughter, Erin. She passed away in March 2010, due to a brain tumor. The love and support we received was amazing, and we always knew that we...


The Trouble With Substances

What’s your drug of choice? It's a saying that some of us might not really put a lot of thought into. When I think about all the different vices we all have, from chocolate to fishing, there’s plenty of ways to blow off steam and deal with... Full story


Harold David Buen

Harold David Buen, 74, passed away at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He and Lila, his wife of 47½ years, were living...


Leona 'Mae' Garten

Leona "Mae" Garten, 78, the third oldest daughter of Charles and Bodil (Pedersen) Nagel, was a mother, grandmother, sister and friend. An amazing woman went home peacefully to be with her Lord on...


Evan Joseph Granrud

Evan Joseph Granrud, 85, passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014, due to natural causes. A celebration of Evan's life was on April 8, at Bell Tower Funeral Home in Post Falls, Idaho, with Pastor David Op...


Nolan Scott Hughes

Nolan Scott Hughes, 64, died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at his home south of Glasgow. He was born Nov. 25, 1949, in Miles City, son of Scott and Grace (Dokter) Hughes. His education included first and...


FDR Came To Fort Peck 80 Years Ago

President Franklin D. Roosevelt came to Fort Peck on his first visit on Aug. 6, 1934. Coming up this summer, that would be 80 years ago. He spoke to a crowd of 20,000 people from the rear platform of... Full story

 By Quinn Robinson    Sports    April 9, 2014

The Life Of All-Stars

The Bozeman Tier II Ice Dogs rode a wave of success to Wayne, N.J. After muscling their way through a handful of tournaments that started back in late December. The dream ride was derailed in the Nati... Full story

 By Virgil Vaupel    Sports    April 9, 2014

Raiders Track And Field Finish Strong In Glasgow

It was a clear, nearly windless day for the opening meet of the 2014 track and field season for the Hinsdale Raiders. Something that was missed for the better part of last season. First up for the...


The Karate Kids

Glasgow Taekwondo had three members compete at the 21st annual Lone Wolf Taekwondo Championships in Powell Wyoming held on March 29th. All three members; Tommi Prewett, Donny Brabeck and Sam Knierim c...

 By Ron Selden    Sports    April 9, 2014

Elk Numbers On Rise

The most-recent aerial surveys of elk populations in the Region 6 portions of the Missouri River Breaks and the Bears Paw Mountains south of Havre indicate a sizeable increase in animals in both areas over survey numbers that were last gathered. Acco...

 By Ron Selden    Sports    April 9, 2014

Shed Antler Season Nearing

Shed-antler hunters and other recreationists planning to visit a Montana Wildlife Management Area are reminded that while many popular WMAs open at noon on May 15, several do not open until June 1. It is illegal to enter a state WMA prior to its...


Wolf Population Stable

Montana’s verified wolf population remained stable last year while livestock depredations by wolves continued to decline, dropping about 27 percent from 2012. A total of 627 wolves were counted in Montana at the end of 2013, compared to 625 last...



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2014 Spring Sports Preview

The Spring Sports Preview is a special section that is included in the PDF file of the full issue. Please be patient as the full issue is a large file and takes a while to download.... Full story


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