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Articles from the December 10, 2014 edition

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The Bus Stops Here

It's been around long enough that some of the locals might take it for granted. But public transit in rural areas is often a struggle in small communities across the nation. Next month will mark 40... Full story


Downtown Revitalization Plan On The way

The city council has approved the bid for a downtown revitalization plan from Land Solutions, LLC. At $12,000, it was the lowest bid. Other bids that came in were at $20,000 and higher. Land Solutions' proposal outlined working with the city staff...


Dark Journey

The call came in close to midnight on Wednesday, Dec. 3. A semi went under the underpass in Glasgow and was a bit too tall for the 12-foot, 3-inch limit. The truck was hauling over 40,000 pounds of... Full story


Storm Spotters Go National

By Bonnie Davidson The Courier The annual Skywarn Radio event took place this weekend at the National Weather Service in Glasgow. They started broadcasting around 5 p.m. Friday and continued through Saturday at 5 p.m. It sounded a little like a...


Visitors, Revenues Add Up For Showcase

This was the second year the Glasgow School District offered the Class C Showcase, allowing Class C schools to preview their basketball teams. Activities Directer Brenner Flaten told the Glasgow School Board that the district collected around $6,200...


Legislators Visiting Next Week To Talk Shop

With a busy legislative season only a few weeks away, legislators are gearing up for mountains of paperwork to read and several bills to review. Constituents in Eastern Montana will have a chance to talk with their legislators before the session...


Over $30,000 In One Day

Greg Wisom from Pacific Steel collects from passing drivers for the Soroptimist Block of Bucks. The program was able to collect $30,019 on Friday, Dec. 5. The funds were able to help 91 local... Full story

 By Janet Bailey    News    December 10, 2014

Peerless Boy Helps Others With Book Charity

Eight-year-old Opheim third-grader Aiden Fouhy and his mother, Cindy Fouhy, flew to Billings on Friday so that Aiden could fulfill his dream of helping others through his book charity. This was... Full story


NE Montana Veterans Memorial: An Update

During this holiday season, the Board of Directors of the Northeast Montana Veterans Fund, Inc. extends our appreciation to everyone who has supported the Memorial. We are coming closer to our goal, thanks to the combined efforts of our patron... Full story


Christmas: What Matters Is We're Together

1967. Christmas. It was going to be a great Christmas because my brother had returned safe and sound from a year's tour of duty in Vietnam and had reached the end of his two years of service in the U.S. Army. He'd been discharged early in November....


If You're Not Here Legally, Get Out

With a president whose credibility and ability has been questioned by nearly 60 percent of the population and a Congress that's in the dumper with an 18 percent for and 82 percent against approval rating, I believe it's time to take a closer look at...


The Cold Truth About Cough Season

This is definitely the season of coughs and colds. Do you remember when the standard treatment for a chest cold was getting your chest rubbed well with Vick’s Vapor Rub, or Mentholatum. I think that “Mom’s” personal preference dictated which...


Genalgo 'Gene' Charles Alsberg

I passed from a wide assortment of ailments on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. My choice was not to have a funeral as those who knew me would understand (at age 82). My life began in Wishek, N.D., born to Char...


Alberta B. Gibson

Alberta B. Gibson, 71, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at her home in Wolf Point, Mont. She was born April 6, 1943, in Bismarck, N.D., to Floyd and Ruby Cowles. She grew up with her two sisters,...


Kaycee Jean Hoffbauer

Kaycee Jean (Johnson) Hoffbauer, 55, died at Rapid City Regional Hospital on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, surrounded by her loving family and close friends. She died after a short but courageous battle...


Mary Lou Hopson

Mary Lou (Poyser) Hopson, 76, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Trinity Hospital in Wolf Point. Lou was the third of four children, born Feb. 18, 1938, to Oscar and Pauline (Park) Poyser in...


Hazel Shiroishi

Hazel (Dohi) Shiroishi, 96, of Lander Wyo., passed away Aug. 31, surrounded by her family. As per her request, no services will be held. Hazel and her late husband, William T. Shiroishi, long-time...


Daniel L. Jensen

Daniel L. Jensen, 83, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. He was born on June 23, 1931, on the family farm near Grenora, N.D., to Jens C....

 By Jim Orr    Sports    December 10, 2014

Building Blocks Placed

The rebuilding has begun for Glasgow High School's storied wrestling program. This year's bigger and better version of the mat Scotties, with 15 roster members, placed 10th among 22 teams at last... Full story

 By Jim Orr    Sports    December 10, 2014

Scottie Hoops: Season Opens With Mixed Results For Boys, Girls

Opening day at Glendive for the basketball Scotties brought mixed results. The boys wore down a young Class A Dawson County team, 58-37, in their first step to return to the state tournament. The girls, with a majority of their roster sophomores...

 By Jim Orr    Sports    December 10, 2014

Class C Showcase: Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale Looks For Real

The Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale Lady Panthers displayed their potential as a state contender at last weekend's Class C Showcase in Glasgow, the only area boys or girls team to go 2-0 in the season...


Elk Poaching South Of Malta

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks seeks information on the poaching of two elk shot and left in the Larb Hills area south of Malta in hunting district 622. FWP Warden Ben Morin said the two elk, a... Full story


Legislators To Attend Public FWP Meetings

The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 Citizen Advisory Committee will meet 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at the Best Western Great Northern Inn in Havre. In addition, an open house for legislators to interact with attendees is scheduledfor 2 to 4... Full story


Holter, Sigmundstad, Jamba Pace S&D Team

The Glasgow Speech & Drama team had been scheduled to participate in the Hardin Invitational last week but instead went to Wolf Point to support the nearby rival's first S&D meet in 15 years. The results were good, Scottie coach Matt Beacon told The... Full story


Man Cubs First In GRD Hoops League

Glasgow Rec Department City League Men's Basketball Dec. 2 FCB def. Dream Team, 72-28 High Scorers: FCB – Cody Odom – 20, Dream Team – Trevor Toavs – 8 Frazer Man Cubs def. Ag-Partners/Border Plains, 89-61 High Scorers: Frazer Man Cubs ...


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