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Articles from the May 6, 2015 edition

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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Voters Favor School Levies

Absentee ballots came in early on during this school election. Four districts in Valley County held open the polls on Tuesday, May 5 and the results are in from Frazer, Opheim, Hinsdale and Glasgow. GLASGOW Voters were able to voice their decision on... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Students Gaining Real World Knowledge

Highway Patrolman Mitchell Willett speaks to a group of students at the Glasgow High School Career Fair that took place on Wednesday, April 29. Students from Glasgow and Opheim, grades 7-12, were...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Bison Bill Gets The Boot, APR Requests Change In Grazing

After a lot of work on a bill that passed both through the Montana Senate and House, Sen. John Brenden-R was disappointed yesterday as his bill SB 284 was vetoed. The bill would allow county...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Glasgow Fire Department Seeks Funding For New Truck

A new roof, maybe a new truck and a round of new rumors. The Glasgow Fire Department (GFD) has been a part of city council discussion in the last few meetings. During the Monday, April 20 meeting...

 News    May 6, 2015

FMDH Named Top 100

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital was recently named one of the iVantage Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States. “FMDH is proud of the efforts of its staff as a whole and their contributions to our hospital achieving this desi...

 By James Walling    Opinion    May 6, 2015

Something Old, Something New

At the time of writing, I'm on day four as your new managing editor. I'm happy to be here. Our outgoing editor Bonnie Davidson (she prefers "reporter") has done an extraordinary job along with the... Full story

 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    May 6, 2015

Packing Bags Made Easy

Up until November of 2005, the only trips I’d taken were to southeast Iowa to my birthplace to visit my brother, nieces and nephews, and some lifelong friends. Over the last eight years or so, I’ve been able to take some long desired trips. For i...

 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    May 6, 2015

Getting Your Brains Back

One of the best pieces of advice I've ever heard came from our very own Terry Trang from the Courier. "You don't have any brains," she said. We have discussed kids many times. I've truly enjoyed being a step mom to three wonderful kids, who of...


Incrementally Incremental

I remember back in the very early 1600’s when this group of white folks calling themselves the Pilgrims landed on the shores of my country. See, I was an American Indian back then and the story I’m about to relate is quite incredible and...


Luise Hanson

Luise (Niemann) Hanson, 95, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2015, after a short illness. Memorial services will be held Thursday, May 7, at 11 a.m. at the Saco Methodist Church. Cremation has taken...


Conrad R. Tvedt

Conrad Rastad Tvedt, 91, met his Lord and Savior face to face on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Phoenix, Ariz. It was a day he had been preparing for his whole life. He was born on Dec. 5, 1923, to Lars...


Derek Leckie

Graveside services for Derek Leckie will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 9, at the Highland Cemetery in Glasgow....


Ralph Nelson

Ralph Nelson passed away in Phoenix, Ariz., on April 22, 2015 from natural causes. A memorial service will be held in July in Glasgow....

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 6, 2015

Top Ten Show First Class Sportsmanship

It was a beautiful evening for a track meet. On Tuesday, Glasgow hosted the annual "Top Ten" track meet. The top ten meet was started in 1983 by Bob Farrell, Mark Yoakam and Norm Girard. Athletes...

 By Lih-An Yang    Sports    May 6, 2015

Softball Team Headed To Conference 4-1

The Glasgow softball team put two more Ws under its belt last week and is entering the Glasgow Softball Slam this weekend as the No. 2 team to beat, just one game back behind No. 1 Conrad. The first...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 6, 2015

Wolf Point Track Meet Primes Athletes For District Next Weekend

The second track meet of the week for the Scotties was held in Wolf Point Saturday. Coach Tim Phillips decided not to run the kids in all events, keeping the meet low-key for the day, but it was a...

 By Lih-An Yang    Sports    May 6, 2015

Turning Heads, Reds Start Swinging

Baseball diamonds come alive in the spring time in Glasgow. The Cal Ripken League opened their season in late April; the softball girls traded winter caps for helmets as soon as the ground thawed. A...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    May 6, 2015

Girls Golfers Headed To State May 12

Scottie girl golfers achieved their goal at the divisional meet held in Wolf Point on Monday. “Our goal was not to be the fourth place team, so we achieved that,” Coach Dave Riggin said. All five girls on the team qualified for state - Lauren...



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Calendar of Upcoming Events In Our Area

WEDNESDAY – MAY 6 6 p.m. - A DC Trip meeting at GHS in room #4. It is not too late to sign up for the 2015-16 trip to DC. 6-8 p.m. - Free Skywarn Weather Spotter Class will be held at the Senior Citizen Center in Nashua. The National Weather... Full story


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