Articles from the November 15, 2017 edition

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FES Signs Letter of Intent with C&B Operations

After 53 years of service to Northeast Montana, Farm Equipment Sales has announced that a letter of intent to sell has been signed with C&B Operations, LLC, headquartered in Gettysburg, S.D. In a press release, FES President and CEO Marc Swanson... Full story


Single-Auto Accident West of Hinsdale

A driver and child emerged with minor injuries after a rollover crash at mile marker 508 on Highway 2 around 8 a.m. on Nov. 13, according to Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle. Inclement weather including ice and fog were factors in the crash,... Full story


Fort Peck Election Results

Voters in the town of Fort Peck had big decisions to make during the only contested races in municipal elections on Nov. 7. Voters had the opportunity to vote for two four-year terms on the town council among the candidates, Tyler Skolrud, Jim... Full story


Capitol Christmas Tree Stopping in Glasgow

On Friday, Nov. 17, the Glasgow area will have a rare opportunity to view the 79-foot tall U.S. Capitol Christmas tree as it makes it’s way en-route to Washington D.C. The truck carrying this massive tree will be traveling along Highway 2, making... Full story


Wild Bunch Hits the Cottonwood

Now in its seventeenth year, the Wild Bunch Art Show is coming to the Cottonwood Inn Nov. 17-19. Wild Bunch artists include Leith DeWeese, Whitney Paju, Todd Mandeville and Connie Tveten, among... Full story


Local High Schooler Wins High Honors at State Competition

Eight Glasgow High School's JMG (Jobs for Montana Graduates) students participated in the 2017 LEAD Montana Conference held in Billings on Oct. 31. These students competed in two events, Jobs for... Full story


Bentonite Mining Underway in Valley County

Millions of Americans need bentonite every day, but many don’t even know it. To supply that demand, bentonite mining started in Valley County on Nov. 13, on lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management Glasgow Field Office. According to BLM... Full story


Letter to the Editor

I disagree with Gov. Bullock’s proposal to eliminate Medicaid funding for many adult dental and other healthcare services. Elderly, disabled, and seriously mentally ill Montanans are our most vulnerable families and neighbors. They need this care... Full story


Letter to the Editor

Friends and Neighbors, I’m asking for your help in curbing wasteful spending by the Montana Department of Transportation. MDT is once again proposing the construction of the Grass Range round-a-bout at the junction of Hwy. 200 and 87. Last spring,... Full story


Homestead Playhouse

Editor's Note: This story was originally told by Mary Ellen DePuydt to our very own Helen. Hidden in the shadows of modern farm buildings, rests a gray rotting log cabin, whispering its memories of the homestead days on the Montana prairie,...


More and More Government

As a fourth generation Montanan and 22-year District Court Judge, I believe Montana deserves better. We deserve better from our public servants. We deserve government policies that do not stifle economic growth and stagnate wages. We deserve the abil...

 By Mike Lang    Opinion    November 15, 2017

Patching Revenue Holes

The special session, called by the Governor, of the 65th Legislature will begin on Tuesday, November 14th. Our local papers will be printed after this letter was written. I trust we will be able to patch the revenue holes to our state budget. Five...


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – NOV. 15 1-4 p.m. - Veteran Affairs Officers will be in Glasgow at the VA Clinic. If bad weather exists on days of travel, stay tuned to the local radio stations for updated information. THURSDAY – NOV. 16 9 & 10 a.m. - Condo Board mee... Full story


Betty Scanlan

Betty Scanlan, 80, was called home to join our heavenly father in the early morning of Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. Memorial services will be held at a later date. She was born... Full story


Gladys Hoffman

Gladys (Myers) Hoffman, 84, took Jesus' hand and went home on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. No service is planned at this time, but a celebration of life will be held later in the spring. In lieu of... Full story


Susan Jean Denise Ginther

Susan Jean Denise Ginther, 69, of Belleville, Ill., passed away Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville. She was born April 4, 1948, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., to the late Col. Charles... Full story


Darla Kae Catherine "Pokey" Dooper

Darla "Pokey" Dooper, 56, passed away on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at her home in Great Falls from natural causes. She was born on Dec. 31, 1960, to August and Carrol Dooper. She was raised in Glasgow... Full story


Darlene Chapman

Sadie (nee Darlene Kuki) Chapman, 77, died in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. She was born in Glasgow on June 21, 1940. Known by her friends as Dolly or Dee, she was raised on the South Bench of Hinsdale and attended a rural school... Full story


2017-2018 Hockey Season Has Begun

The Bantam Ice Dawgs opened their season with two home games against the Billings Jr. Bulls Nov. 11 and 12. With a roster of nine skaters vs. a roster of 18, Glasgow had a bit of a battle on their... Full story


FWP Declares Salmon Spawn Effort on Fort Peck Reservoir a Success

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks fisheries crews began collecting adult Chinook salmon the first week of October this year in hopes of collecting a large number of eggs. Throughout October, FWP staff... Full story


More R6 Check-Station Data

MARC KLOKER FOR THE COURIER Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ Havre hunter check station has been operating for five weeks so far for the 2017 hunting season. Mule deer harvest has been high compared to previous years, and most big game species... Full story


Full List of 2B All-State, All-Conference Volleyball Selections Released

1st Team All-Conference Mary Big Horn, Wolf Point Baylie Chappell, Glasgow Rachelle Glaser, Glasgow Abby Juve, Wolf Point Hannah Mickelson, Glasgow Ella Schye, Malta Semarah Wells, Wolf Point 2nd Team All-Conference Eleesha Bell, Harlem Mia... Full story


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