Articles from the December 28, 2016 edition
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Free Rides on New Year's Eve
For the past 20 years, Valley County Search & Rescue has teamed up with local wrecker services to offer party-goers a ride home after drinking on New Year’s Eve. This year, the crew will begin to offer free rides home around 4:30 p.m. and will be... Full story
Buerkle, Fahlgren Sworn In
Recent elected officials were sworn in on Dec. 27, with Justice of the Peace Christine Hillman presiding. County Commissioner John Fahlgren, County Attorney Dylan Jensen, and District Court Clerk... Full story
Natural Death Involved in Christmas Day Crash
Outgoing Sheriff Glen Meier and Acting Sheriff Vernon Buerkle discussed the details of a Christmas Day crash along Highway 24 between Glasgow and St Marie: The driver was an 81-year-old Valley County resident, Terry Delbert Fuhrman. The Sheriff’s... Full story
A Chance to Quit Smoking
Every year, thousands of Montanans look to the New Year for a fresh opportunity to change their lives for the better. For Montanans who use tobacco, a great way to accomplish this goal is to quit for good. The Montana Tobacco Quit Line and American I... Full story
Ye Old Mailbox
It stood like a beacon light, set on a hill, Awaiting the mailman, its vacancy to fill. It stood alone on the Montana prairie And beckoned the mailman not to tarry. A large box for packages and the letter box below. Mail came three times a week, thro...
Letter to the Editor
On Zinke Please indulge my commentary on Congressman Zinke’s nomination as Secretary of Interior. Opinions and observations are my own and do not represent any recognized group or organization at this time. Mr. Zinke was not my choice in the...
Dems Assess Legislative Priorities
The 2017 Legislative Session will begin on January 2 and the people of Montana have the chance to weigh in on our state’s priorities. The old saying, “Don’t tell me your priorities; show me your budget,” comes to mind. The budget proposed by...
Some of our friends and relatives had the unpleasant surprise of waking up on Christmas Day to NO ELECTRICITY, instead of stockings hung with care. How devastating, especially if you were in charge of the dinner of the day. This was the time for...
Several evenings this past couple of weeks as I was driving, I took time to stop and take in the decorations at homes. Happiness showed through quite clearly, not necessarily in the amount of decorations but in the care with which they were put up....
Richard F. Rohde
Dad always said he lived in the best era of history. Richard "Dick" Rohde was born in the winter of 1927 in Glasgow, Mont., to Frank and Mabel Rohde. That was the time of the Model T, and in time,... Full story
Charlotte Isabella Wigness
Charlotte Isabella (Leininger) Wigness, 102, passed away at Prairie Ridge Village in Glasgow, Mont., on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, surrounded by family. Charlotte Isabella Leininger was born on Nov.... Full story
Evelyn Elizabeth Anderson
Evelyn Elizabeth (Nayes) Anderson, 87, of Glasgow, Mont., a beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, at Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow. She was born in Plentywood,... Full story
Linda Mary Dirks
Linda Mary (Wall) Dirks, 82, of Williston, N.D., passed away on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, at the CHI St. Alexius Center in Williston. She was born Sept. 17, 1934, in Lustre, Mont., to Orlando J. and... Full story
Grace Adeline Squires
Grace Adeline Squires spent her life preparing to meet her Lord and Savior. She left this world peacefully on Tuesday morning, Dec. 20, 2016, to do just that. A memorial service will be held in... Full story
Scottie Boys Score Two Consecutive Wins
Glasgow 65, Poplar 55 (Boys) The Scottie boys started the night off right, earning their first season win against the Poplar Indians on Dec. 20. They had to work for it, at times battling to gain an... Full story
Nashua Boys Sink Dodson
The Nashua Porcupines and the Nashua-Opheim Rivals faced the Dodson Coyotes in two home games Dec. 20. Nashua 48, Dodson 38 Starting the game for the Porcupines were: Dalton Kautz, Gavin Adkins,... Full story
Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area
WEDNESDAY – DEC. 28 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Reception in honor of Dave Reinhart for his retirement from the Board of County Commissioners and Glen Meier for retirement from the Valley County Sheriff’s Department at the Senior Citizens Center in... Full story