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Articles from the December 12, 2018 edition

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First-Hand Experience Leads to Benefit for Foster Kids

When people hear the name, "Jenn Calkin," immediately you think of her amazing talents behind the camera. She has captured many weddings, taken many first images of babies in the community, provided...

 

Block of Bucks Breaks Record

The Soroptomist’s annual fundraiser, organized by Denise Forbes Kegel, to purchase winter clothing and outerwear for area children raised a record setting amount of money for the second year in a ro...

 

Vote on Farm Bill Expected

The conference committee report on the 2018 Farm Bill has been released and could be headed for final votes in the House and Senate this week. The House could be voting on the bill Wednesday, Dec. 12, with the Senate potentially following with a...

 

NRCS Hosts Open House to Hear Ag Concerns

The Glasgow Natural Resources Conservation Services District Conservationist Tracy Cumber and the Valley County Conservation District held a holiday open house at the United States Department of Agriculture Office in Glasgow on Dec. 10, to hear...

 

Boys in Blue Give Back to Snack Pack Program

The Glasgow Police Department participated in No Shave November. Each officer who participated donated $1 per shift to be able to grow a beard as scruffy or as nice as they wanted....

 

City Obtains 6 ID Scanners to Curb Underage Drinking

In an effort to reduce underage drinking, several local alcohol retail outlets have partnered with the Valley CARE Coalition to incorporate portable electronic identification scanners for use when verifying a customer’s age for the purchase of alco...

 

Scam Alert

Information has been provided to the Glasgow Courier that a fake email has been used to try and gather information from our clients. If you receive an email asking you to create an encrypted email account, it did not originate from the Courier. Do... Full story

 

A Belated Thank You to Hi-Line Ford

Back in October, I set out on a long-anticipated road trip. Years had passed since I last ventured out alone on an extended journey out of state. I was excited to travel and to see relatives after many years. Nestled into my new-to-me car, one that w...

 

Christmas Caroling

Remember when youth groups and others had Christmas caroling on their agendas? First, I must admit that I do not live in town and there may still be many carolers, however I think this might be a thing of the past. I am pretty sure the means of...

 

Need Your Help Montana

Ladies and Gentlemen: I am a student at Cascade Christian Schools and I am writing a report on the state of Montana. We are responsible for gathering as much information as we can about our state. If...

 

Unshelved: How Do You Dewey?

The Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system was developed by Melvil Dewey in 1873 and published in 1876. Libraries either use the DDC or the Library of Congress Classification (LCC) system to organize materials. The DDC is a system that organizes...

 

Be a Responsible Host This Season

The winter holidays are a time to enjoy the company of family, friends and coworkers. Whether you are planning a dinner, informal gathering, or holiday party, your job as host is very important. Your many responsibilities include planning the menu,...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

The Valley County Pioneer Museum will be open Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. They will be closed for the month of January and resume the stated days and hours starting Feb. 3. For further information or special arrangements call 406-263... Full story

 

Annual Candle Lighting at Nashua Cemetery

The Annual Candle Lighting at the Nashua Cemetery will be at 4:30 p.m., on Sunday, Dec. 16. All are invited to the Nashua Sr. Citizens to have ham/bean soup at 5:30 p.m. Please bring cookies or snacks to share.... Full story

 

VFW Post 3107 Awards/Christmas Dinner

VFW and Auxiliary Post 3107 will be holding their annual awards/Christmas dinner on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m, at the VFW Post in Glasgow. We will be honoring the Voice of Democracy, Patriot’s Pen, Teacher of the Year and coloring contest Post... Full story

 

Gift Cans Being Packed at Opheim

The Opheim area church ladies will be packing “Gift Cans” on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m., at the Opheim Community Church. Please bring treats, such as cookies, candies, sugarless treats, or something to put in the cans and bring empty coffees... Full story

 

Melvin J. Dyrland Sr.

Melvin J. Dyrland Sr., age 83, of Opheim, Mont., passed away in his home on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service is being planned for next spring. Bell Mortuary is assisting the family with arrang... Full story

 

Gingerbread House Workshop Offered

Come and decorate your own gingerbread house Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 6 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church. For decorating fun, plan to attend and create your masterpiece from a prebuilt gingerbread house. Creativity will be unlimited as the houses are... Full story

 

Fort Peck Senior Citizens Turkey Dinner Potluck

The Fort Peck Senior Citizens will have their annual turkey dinner potluck on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at noon at the Fish Hatchery. Turkey, dressing, potatoes and gravy will be provided. Bring complementary potluck items. A 50/50 drawing will be held... Full story

 

Barber Pole Goes up On Front Street

By Mary Helland's recollection, for the first time in over at least 20 years a barber pole is spinning on Front Street and the first time in a few years an actual barber is again cutting hair and shav...

 

Snow and Soup

Some of you might cluck your tongues at me, but I’ve already opened and used two of my this year’s Christmas presents. The snowblower arrived Thursday night, and was assembled by noon on Friday, and in use before dark. I’d have used it as soon...

 

Lady Scotties Kick Off Season with Pair of Wins

The Lady Scotties kicked off the 2018-2019 basketball season with a 2-0 winning streak. They hosted Roundup in their first game of the season on Dec. 6, and traveled to Baker to face off against the L...

 

Scotties Fall to Roundup in OT Nailbiter, Lose to Baker on the Road

The Scottie boys basketball team suffered two losses this past week, with a disappointing loss to the Roundup Panthers in overtime on Dec. 6 and a loss to the Baker Spartans on the road Dec. 7. The Sc...

 

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