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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...

 

Another Week Of No Wheat Harvested

Another week had passed without any wheat being harvested. Unfortunately, there’s still more rain in the forecast. Granted, only small amounts are forecast, but it’s just enough to keep things from drying enough to go after our wheat. The...

 

Deja Vu?

I was tempted to use last week’s report again this week. The rain is a bit of deja vu, although we were able to get some of the wheat crop in and binned. I’ve spent a few hours this last week out in the tractor hauling the grain cart between the...

 

A Library Card Is More Than Just For Books

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, and the Glasgow City-County Library is joining with the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to encourage people of all ages to obtain a free library card. This year, Disney Pixar’s To...

 

Not Harvest Weather

The weather seems as though it just doesn't want us to harvest our wheat. First the cool month of June delayed the start of the crop. Now the cool, wet August has delayed the ripening of the wheat....

 

Apples to Apples Or Apples to Butter to Sauce to Pies?

Shortly after I wrote last week's column I was perusing the new and used Glasgow sale site via Facebook. I happened to be the first respondent to an offer of free locally-grown apples. Having...

 

Wheat Harvest Looming

Our wheat crop is rapidly ripening, and so harvest is looming. I may still have a week to 10 days before I switch gears from gardener to grain cart operator. The days of being able to plan my days...

 

Jungle-Causing Rains

Another week has gone by. We've had a bit of over an inch of rain in that time, and it's still drizzling down as I write this. The garden is rapidly becoming a jungle. Thanks to the grass I've...

 

Still Too Much

The raspberry picking continues. That chore easily consumes two hours of each of my days except Sundays. I have plenty of those delectable fruits in my freezer, and so my local family and several...

 

Can't Have Too Much Of A Good Thing

I posted a photo of the volunteer sunflowers in my garden, stating that perhaps I'd left too many of them. A friend commented, "You can never have too many sunflowers!" But sometimes we do find...

 

Tidying Up – A.K.A. Weeding and Mowing

This past week I've spent a fair amount of time tidying up in and around the garden. I have installed a new battery in my solar powered electric fence, so I don't need weeds around the perimeter...

 

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