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Breathe In. Breathe Out. Hit Send.

Email etiquette. It’s simple, right? Tap out something relevant, informative or witty on your favorite screen-toting device and fire it over the internet to whomever’s eyes you hope it might reach. Signed, sealed, delivered. Are there really...

 

Gumbo Gals

The Gumbo Gals Garden Club of Nashua thoroughly enjoyed their June gathering. Members congregated at the yard and garden of Dr. Sam Espeland of Glasgow for an afternoon of viewing his many wonderful... Full story

 

'I Believe' Diamond Rio Rocked the House

The Saturday Night Finale of the 2021 Northeast Montana Fair was not to be missed, as veteran country band "Diamond Rio" took the stage in the middle of the arena to end the event on one heck of a...

 

Will There Be An Early Autumn This Year?

For the past few weeks, whenever the wind has blown, dried up leaves from the shade trees have been blown down. They’re scattered all over the lawn. The stress of the drought has overcome the amount of watering of the yard I’ve been able to do....

 

'We Do What We Can to Protect What We Can'

What makes Sara of Long Run, run? Just when the Long Run Firefighters thought that they might have a break from fighting wildfires such as the massive 447-acre-wildfire about three miles from Saint...

 

Another Fair year is Behind Us

Another Fair year is behind us. I am sure that many of our area residents are breathing a sigh of relief. It takes a lot of commitment on the part of many to have a Fair. I am remembering some things that were a given at the Fair. Does anyone...

 

Does Your Toaster Need WiFi? Perhaps.

The Internet of Things, or IoT. This is what we call the ever-growing list of household items which have gained internet connectivity in recent years. The benefits are easy to see, with smart...

 

'Preserving Our Past for Our Future'

With antiquities and historical documents aplenty, the Valley County Pioneer Museum has much to offer Valley County residents stopping in to brush on their history. "We do a lot of research," Ruthie M...

 

Once Upon a Time in Montana

Mary Jane had quite a tale to share. At this time, she was residing in her home on Central Avenue in Malta. She was part Chippewa and proud of it. In 1921, while she and her small daughter - about a y...

 

The Work From Home Revolution

There aren't many pleasant things we can take away from the recent pandemic. The ways in which it tested us were further reaching than we could have imagined. One silver lining to this particularly gr...

 

Berries and Beans

While we've had a couple of "cooler" (80's rather than 100's) days recently, we still haven't had any rain to speak of. The sky teased us with a few sprinkles last Thursday: we called it an 8" rain...

 

'God Put the Fire Out...'

What if there was a fire and no one came? This could have happened with our Saint Marie Fire Department. On Tuesday, July 27th, the Saint Marie Fire Board held their monthly meeting. This meeting...

 

Carnivals at the Fair

I am remembering Fairs of the past. I remember hearing of the time the Valley Co, Fair grounds was located on the Airport hill. Before my time and that of many of my friends! Memories that some of...

 

Northeast Montana Fair

Crazy motocross stunts, wild horses, fair food and a demolition derby are many of the main attractions sure to thrill attendees of the 2021 Northeast Montana Fair starting Saturday. The fair was...

 

'The Game is Afoot'

Shenanigans meet Sherlock in Fort Peck Theatre's ongoing production of "Baskerville." The farce is an adaption by Ken Ludwig of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's, "The Hound of the Baskervilles," the third of...

 

Gossip, Drama Aplenty at 'The Spitfire Grill'

When an ex-con arrives in a small Wisconsin town, rumors run rife. But, could this hardened criminal be exactly what this town teetering on the edge of oblivion needs? Thus unfolds "The Spitfire...

 

Vargos Are Back, Baby!

A big thank you to our kind readers, both of you, who suggested that we give it a go again. Hence we met with the new editor of the Courier, Mister Chris McDaniel, and found him to be most congenial a...

 
 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyle    July 14, 2021

Hooray for Rain!

We've had a short break from the brutally hot weather. Twice last week we woke to temperatures that had dropped into the high 50's. Having the windows open overnight was a treat. Blankets were wanted....

 

No Fireworks this Year

July 4th and fireworks are behind us and most of us did not have fireworks to observe this year. However I do remember fireworks of the past. I do not remember if my memories connect just where and...

 

Chips With That? The Chip Shortage & Its Ramifications

Unless you've been sleeping, you'll have noticed the world has been a mess over the last eighteen months or so. Bu,t as we make more and more headway in our pursuit of a return to normalcy, why can't...

 

No Plywood Required

Astronomical lumber prices led one Hinsdale man to an ingenious work around, using used pallets in place of plywood. And, while unintentional, re-purposing the resource is also environmentally...

 

Girl Scout Troop 2077 Travels 1,042 Miles to Learn About Geology

Girl Scout Troop 2077 recently went on a trip that lasted five days and composed of 1,042 miles. During our trip we earned our Geologist badge. When we first arrived at our camp, it was so windy and r...

 

Thanks for the Sweet Memories

After a decade of dishing up sweet treats and coffee to the residents of Hinsdale, Sweet Memories will close following a final 4th of July extravaganza. "I started thinking about this probably a year...

 

'Life is Short, But Art Lives Forever'

One might mistake the art on display this month at Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery as being professionally made. Such is the talent of the Glasgow High School students on exhibit through the end of the...

 

Indiana Jones, But in White Shirts and Ties

Wearing white shirts, ties and name tags, Elders Lochlan Campbell and Logan Homer of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints have been busy visiting area grave sites to document the...

 

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