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Beaches, Landscapes and Palms

We are winding down our Florida sojourn. I am not looking forward to returning from this green semi-tropical paradise to our frozen white tundra. The grandsons had a weekend off from hockey, so we too...

 

O-Pine-Inated Report On Trees

We're still vacationing in Florida, and watching lots of hockey. We did throw in a real circus last weekend. The contrast of the heat under the big top to the chill of ice arenas was similar to walkin...

 

Parasitic vs Epiphytic Plants

We are in sunny Florida, visiting our middle daughter and her family. Don't be jealous. While it's sunny (for the most part - we did see lots of rain Saturday) and green, we're still experiencing...

 

Scottie Orators Win Another

The Glasgow Scottie Speech and Drama teams made their way to Sidney on Jan. 4 to compete in their annual invitational, which drew a large swathe of Class A, B and C schools from the region. The meet...

 

Frost, Feasts and Power Failures As Well As Reflections of 2019

Mother Nature gets a huge F for how it's treated us the past two holidays. I think we're all hoping the frost issues and power outages are over for good. I know the linemen (our heroes) hope the...

 

Christmas, Casseroles, Cooking

Merry Christmas! Due to the holiday falling on “going to press” day, this column is being written very shortly after last week’s piece. I’m sure next week’s will be due early, as well. Strange thing about New Years always following Christma...

 

Plants, Cats and Cooking

Just yesterday my husband noticed one of my older amaryllis bulbs is sending up a flowerbud. I have seven older ones sitting in their original pots in the south-facing dining room windows. I really...

 

Scottie Speech Team Claims First in Malta

The Glasgow Scottie Speech and Drama teams traveled to Malta on Dec. 14 for that school's speech and drama meet. The Scottie Speech team reclaimed their position on the top of the team point scores...

 

Another Week and Another Thanksgiving Passes By

Another week has come and gone. Another Thanksgiving has come and gone. The weather was not nice at all, so we stayed home, thankful for warmth, a well-stocked freezer, and each other. (We're also...

 

Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery Artist of the Month Featuring Glasgow Native

Glasgow native Jake Dix is definitely a unique artist. His eclectic style of painting is inspired by the 1980s artist Jean-Michel Basquiat and other modern expressionist artists. His artwork will be on display at the Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery through...

 

Indoor Gardening

Let me offer up apologies for those of you who may have missed a column from me last week. I did write one, but it was all recipes for the holidays. So the Courier rightly put it into the holiday...

 

Screen Time

The Glasgow High School Media Class traveled to Great Falls on Nov. 17 to be on set at KRTV News in Great Falls Nov. 18. According to class teacher, Rod Karst, the goal of the trip was to expose the...

 

'Hidden Gems' a Hit

It was a full house at the FMDH Foundation's annual event, held Nov. 2, at the Cottonwood Inn. Board President Shelly George welcomed everyone, thanked them for coming out and discussed what the...

 

The Beauty's in the Details

Anyone who knows Mary Helland understands why she took on the challenge of renovating a hundred-plus-year-old building on Front Street in Glasgow. Mostly, it is because she loves the history of it....

 

Artist in Performance of the Northeastern Arts Network at Frazer

Dennis Stroughmatt et l'Esprit Creole performed in Frazer, Nov. 6 as the Artist in Performance of the Northeastern Arts Network Big Sky Series. Bringing the history of the Creole people of Illinois...

 

Indoor Gardening and Cooking

Editor's Note: This column was written on Nov. 4. Due to space, we had to hold the column over to this week's issue. We've had yet more rain and some snow. Most of the earlier snow has melted away,...

 

Zombie Harvest Might Be Beheaded?

We managed to knock off another 1,000 acres of wheat, with some help from a neighbor. The remaining 1,000 acres will not get done. It’s all basically feed wheat now anyway. What’s left is mostly on the ground, where it will remain. We have a...

 

Resurrection Of Harvest

So when I wrote that harvest had been killed, I was wrong. It had merely been wounded, severely, but not dead. The resurrection has us back in the field, harvesting what's still standing tall enough...

 

Valley County Natives Make Vegas Headlines

He gave her the shirt off his back. And she returned it. Glasgow native Barbie Dahl caught a t-shirt Aerosmith lead man Steven Tyler tossed into the crowd at an Oct. 1 concert in Las Vegas. Tyler was...

 

Life Beyond Harvest

Editor's Note: This column was written on Oct. 7. Due to space, it was held over to this week's issue. We are done with worrying about our wheat crop. The snow and strong winds combined to finish it...

 

Local Artist Gives Back to Museum That Has Helped Her Along the Way

The WaterWorks Art Museum in Miles City held its annual art auction on Sept. 28. Cathryn Reitler (McIntyre) of Glasgow was one of 58 artists who contributed work to the fundraiser to help the...

 

March of the Scotties

Glasgow Scottie fans were treated to a special performance by the Glasgow Pep Band at the Homecoming game Sept. 20. After five solid weeks of preparation, the pep band became a marching band at...

 

Harvest Has Been Killed

Now that this year's formerly promising crop has probably been ruined (the strong winds and heavy snow looked to be crushing it to the ground) we're regrouping and trying to think of a plan B...or...

 

Wheatgrass Arts and Gallery October Artist of the Month Supports Lustre Up And Coming Artist

In support of up and coming artists, the Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery is excited to host Halle Paige Reddig as its October Artist of the Month. Seventeen-year-old Halle grew up in Lustre, Mont. Like...

 

Finally, Some Harvesting is Done!

We might have 25 percent of this year's crop in the bins now. Harvest is going to be a long, drawn-out affair. Dennis was born Sept. 25, 1950, and his mom tells us she and Dad were only half finished...

 

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