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Articles from the December 19, 2018 edition

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County Floats Marijuana Ordinance

The Valley County Commissioners met at their normal weekly meeting last Wednesday, Dec. 12, to discuss, in addition to their normal business, plans to seek input from the public regarding future county-wide regulations on the operation of a medical m...

 

Hospital Guild Honors Rosalie Palazzo

At their regular meeting Monday, Dec. 17, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital, the Hospital Guild honored late member Rosalie Palazzo for her years of service to the guild and specifically for her...

 

Bryan Elected Long Run Fire Chief

Back in 2010, she joined the Long Run Fire Department as a member, a firefighter. In 2013, she became one of three captains in the all-volunteer force. After a stint as a captain, she continued to...

 

Lefse Brings Together Three Generations at VVH

Residents of Valley View Home had a treat on Dec. 3, when the Lefse Ladies stopped by with ingredients and supplies to make lefse. The Lefse Ladies, comprised of Myrna Lauckner, her daughter, Gwyn Fun...

 

Montana Senators Work to Pass Savanna's Act

Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines, both members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, played critical roles in advancing Savanna’s Act, named for murder victim Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind from North Dakota. The bill will improve...

 

Glasgow Secures Funds for Water System

The City of Glasgow has secured rural development funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to proceed with a plan to upgrade the city's water infrastructure. According to City Manager Robert...

 

Seeking Your input on Medical Marijuana

Dear Editor, The Valley County Commissioners are seeking public opinion on a possible county ordinance dealing with medical marijuana dispensaries. The county had ordinances in effect in 2011 and 2012...

 

The Secret to 50 Years of Marriage

Time for an update. I’ve not written my column for a while because of health issues. The first thing I want to do is say thank you to our children and grandchildren for the wonderful party they gave us for our 50th wedding anniversary. Next, thank...

 

When Time Flew By

Since my topic for the week is Remember, do you remember when the years, months and days took longer to fly by? As you read this it will be only days before Christmas. Where oh where does time go? I guess time goes hand in hand with age – when we...

 

Why My Vote Matters

Former President of the United States Barack Obama, once said, “Our collective futures depend on the willingness to uphold your duties as a citizen to vote.” Obama was stressing the importance of voting as an opportunity to take responsibility...

 

VFW Awards Essay Winners

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3107 of Glasgow honored students from Opheim, Hinsdale and Glasgow for their winning submissions to the Patriot's Pen and Voice of Democracy essay contests at a Chris...

 

Book and Chocolate Swap

There will be a book and chocolate swap this Saturday, Dec. 22, at 5:30 p.m., at the Sean R. Heavey Gallery, downtown Glasgow. Please bring a wrapped book and wrapped chocolate to swap. Nww and gently-used adult, young adult, juvenile and... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

Not Sorry This Time

We are heading off to Florida to have Christmas with our middle daughter and her family. This time Dennis is with me, having had his shoulder repair surgery and then receiving the doctor’s okay to travel. I’m sure we’ll have nicer weather...

 

Marilyn Lee Dykstra

On Nov. 23, 2018, our mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Marilyn Lee (Hughes) Dykstra, joined her Heavenly Family. She died peacefully in her sleep just short of her 89th birthday at her... Full story

 

Gerald 'Jerry' Alfred Akre

Gerald "Jerry" Alfred Akre, 78, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. A private committal service will be held at a later date. He was born to Alfred Olai and Gladys Esther (Carlson) Akre on Oct. 19,... Full story

 

Colonel Robert 'Bob' J. and Shirley A. Sandvick

Colonel Robert “Bob” J. Sandvick, 86, born on Oct. 30, 1931, in Glasgow, Mont., passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at his home in Lubbock, Texas. His wife, Shirley A. Sandvick (Ham), 83, born on July 4, 1935, in Farwell, Texas, passed away on... Full story

 

Lady Scotties Drop Two-In-a-Row

The Lady Scotties had a tough few games last week with losses to the North Country Lady Mavericks on Dec. 14 and the Sidney Lady Eagles on Dec. 15. While head coach Travis Nielsen wasn't pleased with...

 

Scottie Boys Split Games vs. Mavs, Eagles

The Scottie boys earned a win against the disciplined North Country Mavericks on Dec. 14 at GHS, defeating the Class C opponents 45-39. Kobe Sibley led the way for Glasgow with 13 points, followed by...

 

Scotties Finish in Top Ten at CMR Holiday Wrestling Classic

The Scottie matmen competed at the CMR Holiday Wrestling Classic in Great Falls Dec. 14 and 15, following a stop in Fort Benton for a warm-up JV mixer on Dec. 12. The varsity Scotties held their own...

 

Ice Fishing Season is Beginning

It’s that time of year when ice anglers will be heading out to Montana's waters for the ice fishing season. Ice fishing is a great winter activity that the entire family can enjoy. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks reminds anglers that safety...

 

Four More Deer Test Positive for CWD

Test results from the final CWD surveillance samples sent after the close of Montana’s general hunting season showed four more deer along the Hi-Line to be positive for chronic wasting disease. The four deer included a mule deer buck from Hill...

 

19U Ice Dawgs Drop Two Games in Williston Tourney

Wahpeton 3, Glasgow 0 - 12/15 Period 1 Goals: 0 Penalties: Katie Kaiser, two minutes, too many men Period 2 Goals: 0 Penalties: 0 Period 3 Goals: 0 Penalties: Lexie Pehlke, two minutes, slashing; Brooklyn Schmidt, two minutes, tripping In the net:...

 

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