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Valley County Pioneer Museum Open House

The Valley County Pioneer Museum, 816 US Highway 2 West, will host an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday May 16. The reception will feature an ice cream social.

During the event, the Niedringhaus Center will be dedicated. Jay Michael Roberts, chief designer of the early street scene, circa 1915, will be recognized for his creative achievement.

The museum proper, housing the authentic Assiniboine tepee as its centerpiece, will also be open for patrons to enjoy. The Stan Kalinski Room, the Remembrance Room of photographs, and the Library/ArchivesResearch area are among the many displays for viewing and reminiscing. The Quast House, moved from Glentana, is a picturesque home from the northern prairie that is completely furnished.

Across the road is the Machinery Lot which has a number of new features, including the building housing the vintage Packard, decorated with a Hi-Hat Drive-in menu.

Some railroad retirees will contribute stories of the Caboose located on these premises. Ongoing, work with the windmill is underway.

Stretching down the street and into Bundy Park will be a car display from Flatland Cruisers.

The museum is switching to summer hours, and will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.

Frazer School Board Election Results

Michael Cole, Michael Redstone, Winners

Michael Cole has been elected to a one year term on the Frazer School Board. Cole Received 84 votes while opponent Angie Toce Blount received 53.

Michael Redstone has been elected to a three year term with 83 votes. Opens Sonya Smoker received 52.

Altogether, 278 voters participated the election.

Transit Board Meeting Thursday

The Valley County Transit Board will have a meeting at 3 p.m. on Thursday at the Valley County Transit office, 213 9th Street South.  If you wish to participate via phone, call 571-748-4021 and enter pin 2672541#.

Middle and High School Choral Awards

Winners are Gabriel Proctor and Cerenity Olsen

Gabriel Proctor has been selected as the 2020-2021 Glasgow Middle School 8th grade choir Golden Microphone recipient, while Cerenity Olsen has received the Glasgow High School National School Choral Award

The Golden Microphone award is given to an 8th grade choir student that has taken part in choir all three years of middle school and has gone above and beyond to show excellence, leadership and dedication to the school choir program, according to a press release. 

Proctor has prepared and performed various solos throughout his time at Glasgow Middle School at music festivals as well as concerts. 

Proctor also actively participates in the Fort Peck Summer Theater program and takes private voice lessons as well. 

The Glasgow High School National School Choral Award is an award given to a 12th grade student demonstrating singular merit, ability and achievement, of outstanding contributions to the success of the school vocal program and of an unusual degree of loyalty, cooperation and high qualities of conduct.

To be eligible for the award, the student must participate in choir all four years of high school — going “above and beyond” to show excellence, leadership and dedication to the choir program.  Olsen has actively participated in choir all four years, as well as the Fort Peck Summer Theatre many years and also takes private vocal lessons. 


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