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Articles from the November 29, 2017 edition

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Shoeboxes Filled for Operation Christmas Child

On Nov. 20, George Alberda and Joe Braaksma from Grace Bible Church in Bozeman, made the drive to northeast Montana to pick up boxes for Operation Christmas Child at the Glasgow Evangelical Church.... Full story


Wheatgrass Gallery Artist of the Month

Cathryn Reitler is the upcoming featured Artist of the Month at Wheatgrass Arts and Gallery in downtown Glasgow. A well known local working artist, Reitler has been a staple of Northeast Montana's... Full story


Dress Up, Dance and Donate to Help Area Children

The Gateway Club in Fort Peck will be hosting an adult prom themed “Life is a Carnival” to benefit the program Toys for Tots on Saturday, Dec. 9, starting at 8 p.m. Valley County Transit will provide transportation from Glasgow to the Gateway... Full story


Courthouse Square

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle reports a quiet holiday weekend locally, at least with regard to significant accidents and arrests. County Commissioner Paul Tweten tells us that Great West Engineering made their final inspections Nov. 28 on the... Full story


Haiti Mission has Lustre Ties

A number of years ago, Lustre’s Jason and Stephanie Brown traveled to Haiti to adopt twins, and in the process met a young man by the name of Sandro, who was translating for the adoption agency. Recognizing his potential, the couple invited... Full story

 By Jean Arthur    News    November 29, 2017

Saco Student Pursues Medical Training at FMDH

When Dale Marshall, a Saco-area rancher, suffered a heart attack, the hour-and-fifteen-minute drive over 15 graveled miles plus 50 paved miles of U.S. Highway could have been deadly and not just... Full story


No New Taxes is a Lie

The legislative leadership, especially Austin Knudsen, are bragging again that they imposed no new taxes on hard-working Montanans. That is a big lie. Please check your last year’s school tax on your property tax bill and compare it to this...


Finding Double Yolkers

I am wondering if any of you that enjoyed deviled eggs for your Thanksgiving holiday happened to remember the days when it was not uncommon to break open an egg and find it was a “double yolker?” This is something that we hardly ever see anymore....

 By Ron Ehil    Opinion    November 29, 2017

Special Session in Rearview

The special session of the Montana Legislature is behind us – yet another thing to be thankful for in this season. Taking center stage was concern for the most vulnerable populations in Montana. What avenues should be taken to address taking care...


A Billion Nets a Fifty-Dollar Bill

If you ran a multi-state business and had just over one billion dollars in sales in Montana, I bet you would expect to pay something in Montana corporate taxes. And, indeed you would; you would have to dig deep down into your corporate pocket to...


Worrying About Your Children

I remember being asked, “When do you stop worrying about your children?” My answer was, “Never. You start worrying about them from the time you know you are going to have a baby and the worry never stops.” I know of a seven-year-old boy who w...


Trump's Coded Messages

I’m not entirely sure I should be the one to write on this topic. However, I am sure someone needs to say something about how they felt as they watched President Donald J. Trump during a ceremony at the White House Nov. 27. While honoring Navajo...


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

FRIDAY – DEC. 1 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Edward Jones Christmas Open House, 54172 US Hwy. 2, Glasgow. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Nemont Open House, Stop in for refreshments and drawings. 6 – 8 p.m. - Nativity Display at the Church of Jesus Christ of... Full story


Charles "Bill" Dolson

Charles “Bill” Dolson, 85, passed away Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Missoula, Mont. A family memorial will be held at a later date. He was born Dec. 6, 1931, to W. P. “Wib” and Susan Dolson at their home near Thoeny, Mont. He started school... Full story


Red & White Games Held at GHS

Opening the 2017-2018 Scottie basketball season, the annual Red and White Games were held at GHS Nov. 25....


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