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February 22, 2023

Glasgow Courier Photo Archive

Johnnie Cafe in 2004.

10 Years Ago

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

There's a new piece of equipment that rated a whole new room for itself at Valley View Home. A shiny NuStep recumbent cross trainer machine stands in a pleasant room with a window looking into the sky and a hillside of homes, thanks to a generous donation from the Theo and Alyce Beck Foundation, with assistance from the Valley View Foundation.

A chapter has closed in the struggle to replace Glasgow's crumbling swimming pool, but a longtime advocate for a new pool does not think the project is dead. At a regular meeting on Tuesday, the Glasgow City Council accepted a resolution signed by all eight member of the Glasgow Aquatic Center Advisory Board dissolving the board.

The final community forum to discuss the Glasgow School District building plans and upcoming bond election will be at 6p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in the East Side School gymnasium.

Two-time state champion U19 Ice Dawgs head back to the MAHA State Tournament this weekend in Miles City. The Dawgs won the tournament in both 2010 and 2011 before falling short in 2012, but the Dawgs are looking to get back on top this time around despite not being healthy all year long.

25 Years Ago

Thursday, February 19, 1998

Pastor Martin Mock, of the First Lutheran Church in Glasgow has been selected as Montana's representative to make a religious pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The 10- Day trip to Israel is sponsored by the Grand Commandery knights Templar of Montana. The Knights Templar is a Christian order of the York Rite Free Masonry.

The fossil- rich badlands of northeastern Montana are being opened for prospecting this summer. Beginning May 15, Fort Peck Dinosaur Discoveries, the brainchild of a Glasgow insurance agent and a former railroader, will act as an outfitter for dinosaur searching in the area where a major Tyrannosaurus rex find caused controversy last summer. The Company promises finder's fees to the searchers and 50 percent of the profits to the landowner from any sale of fossils found on private land.

Navy Petty Officer 1st class Jay Bauer, a 1983 graduate of Opheim High School, recently departed the Persian Gulf aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, the lead ship of the USS Nimitz Battle Group.

50 Years Ago

Thursday, February 22, 1973

Angry Glasgow residents, outraged by the senseless trail of toppled tombstones left in the wake of the $15,000 vandalism raid on Highlands Cemetery last week, have fattened the reward offered for the vandals to nearly $400.

Capt. Lynn E. Guenther of Eugene, Ore., former Fort Peck resident, has returned home after being a prisoner of war since August, 1971

Discussion focused on the "Make It With Leather" project and fashion fair slated this spring at the recent meeting of the Valley County CowBelles in Johnnie cafe. Fourteen member were present.

75 Years Ago

Thursday, February 19, 1948

Young people who took part in the sale of red heart-shaped tags for the benefit of the Montana Children's home and the Shodair Crippled Children's hospital this Saturday were rewarded with a total sales of $154, the Rev. H. C. Knuth, field representative for the hospital living at Glasgow said.

The Glasgow Packing Plant will be in full operation within 60 to 90 days, it was announced last week by President Homer LaFond following his return from a buying trip last week to Minneapolis.

Motorists in Glasgow early this week who found red tags on their cars discovered that they were warnings that the deadline is past for buying 1948 auto licenses.

Dr. Donald C. Bundy of Glasgow has been elected by dentists in the district from Havre to Plentywood to attend a special two- week course in children's dentistry given by the College of Physicians and Surgeons in San Francisco, March 14 to 25. Six Montana dentist will attend the clinic, which is sponsored by the Montana Dental society in cooperation with the state board of health. The object is to stimulate interest in better care of children's dental health.


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