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10 Years Ago

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Glasgow voters decided on a Glasgow Schools general fund levy for maintenance and operations that would raise an additional $54,000 for the $6.1 million budget. The general fund levy was passed, with 696 for and 591 against. The building reserve fund was also passed with 678 for and 607 against. Daggett and Billingsley were voted to serve the two three-year trustee terms. In the Nashua Board of Trustees, Joe Laumeyer and Joel Novak were selected to the three-year terms, while Hinsdale's incumbents, Keith Beil and Mike Jones, took the most votes. The Frazer school had a mill levy which was supported for the operation and maintenance of the elementary school.

Nashua students were putting feet on the pavement trying to sell chocolate in the first few weeks in April. The 51 students from kindergarten to sixth grade were successful in collecting donations and selling candy. A total of $6,676 were sold in two weeks, over 800 boxes of chocolate along with 1,767 candy bars were sold. The top six sellers at the school were recognized over the announcements and given a little chocolate of their own to take home. First place went to Breah Jackson, who sold $537 of chocolate. She received five-pounds of chocolate for her efforts. Tia Dees came in second, raising $336, and Carly Tihista came in third, raising $326. Both Tihista and Dees received one-pound of chocolate. Dillon Yoss raised $305, Walker Laumeyer raised $300 and Reese Rorvik raised $291, they all received a box of chocolate.

On April 26th, three members from Glasgow Taekwondo attended the Karlo Fujiwara Memorial Taekwondo & Judo Tournament. The competitors, who were from Montana, North Dakota and Wyoming, competed in Poomse, Continuous Sparring, Board Breaking and Judo. Sam Knierim, Tommi Prewett and Isabell Hood competed in Karlo Fujiwara Memorial Taekwondo & Judo Tournament on April 26. All three took home two medals that day.

The Glasgow golf team had a tournament at Plentywood last Thursday and not only had to battle the course, but the weather conditions as well. Glasgow's top two boys, Luke Gunderson and Braden Barstad finished with a 98 and 94 respectively. Those scores earned Gunderson a ninth-place finish and Barstad a seventh-place finish. Filling out the rest of the scores for the boys, Wyatt Holtzworth shot a 104, Mikal Mavencamp shot a 108 and Braden Meland finished the day with a 131. The only female golfer competing at the event, in which was her second ever, was Amy Nelson who shot a 149.

25 Years Ago

Thursday, May 13, 1999

The food donations from Glasgow collected by postal workers Saturday filled 71 mail baskets with Nashua and Fort Peck yet to be counted. Food Bank Chairman Bea Potter said Glasgow gave the Food Bank 2,900 pounds of non-perishable foods. On Monday, baskets of donations from the outlying areas were brought in and the total rose to 3,289 pounds, all hauled in by hardworking mail carriers. Potter said the Glasgow Food Bank needs the supplies to help between 55 and 75 families per month.

Lacie Stahl has been selected from among 50 students to attend a leadership camp for fifth graders at the Camp on the Bounder, south of Big Timber in the Absaroka Mountains. Selected students exhibited positive class leadership, good communication skills, cooperativeness, self-motivation, drug-free habits, and willingness to commit time to help build a positive school climate. Lacie, 11, is the daughter of former Glasgow residents Clara and Rance Stahl.

Dave and Donna Kloker, of Nashua, took part in the 23rd annual Bloomsday 12K Run in Spokane, Wash. Even though it took Donna about 10 minutes to get to the starting line, she finished the course with a time of 1:19, placing her 8,020 out of all those who finished. Dave, along with several family members, walked the course, pushing Donna's 92-year-old father, Carl Fiedler, in a wheelchair. It took the group approximately two and a half hours to complete the course. Fiedler was the fourth oldest person to finish.

According to information received from Montana State University-Northern in Havre, Nate Rienhardt, of Glasgow, has signed a letter of intent to play football for the college. Reinhardt is a 6'7", 275-pound offensive lineman.

50 Years Ago

Thursday, May 9, 1974

Glasgow Scotty golfers receive the team trophy for winning their own 5th annual Glasgow Invitational golf tournament last Friday. They are currently the hottest schoolboy golf team in Montana. The Scotty team went on to Sidney Invitational where they tied the lowest team score shot this season by the state champion Billings Central Rams. The golfers include Bob Fogleman, Bob Tipton, John Nass Jr., Lee and Ron Svien.

Glasgow is not appearing to be destined to become the gambling capital of northeastern Montana. At the first meeting after the May 1 deadline when all businesses within the city limits were expected to have at least applied for a gambling license, only one application was received and approved, The Elks club. Chief Grewe confirmed that only the Elks Club had applied for a gambling license, adding that he had personally contacted all the "likely spots in town" to want gambling and only two had indicated they might be interested at some future date.

Glasgow's seventh, eighth and ninth-grade track squads finished 1-2-3 last weekend at the Glendive Invitational track meet. The Frosh squad of Coach Bob Farrell took third in their 12-school division, while the Scotty eighth-graders finished second only to the host school. Jeff Sorenson set a new Frosh meet record in the pole vault with a 10'7 first place-vault which helped the young Scots rack up 47 team points. Also placing on the Glasgow Frosh squad were: Dennis Gay, second in the 100-day; Tom Stebleton, fourth in the 440 and winning the 88-; Rick Gamas third and Mick Quinlivan fourth in the mile run.

Morgan Fagan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Fagan; Alan Fuhrman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Fuhrman and Rick Muse, son of M/Sgt. and Mrs. Thomas Muse have been named to the Prep All-American Basketball Yearbook for 1973-74 by the editors of Coach and Athlete Magazine, according to Coach Peter Hamper, of Opheim High School. Their selection to this Prep Honor Roll makes them eligible for judging in the Prep All-American National Awards.

Winners of the 1973-1974 Women's Commercial Bowling League was Jennie Miller's El-Cor-Del team including members Erma Miller, Lillian Boos, Polly Cobb, Mary Ann Remus and Vurnie Schaale. Johnson Plumbing bowling squad finished second in Women's Commercial League action and then went on to capture the 1974 Women's City League tournament. The team consists of Joyce Davison, Olga Lockwood, sponsors Mr. and Mrs. Roy Johnson, Pattie Prewett, Pat Knight and Esther Bagley.

75 Years Ago

Thursday, May 12, 1949

Glasgow Junior Chamber of Commerce delegates who attended the Jaycee state convention in Missoula last weekend reported that the local organization received recognition. Buell C. Hayward, state vice president, received a Key man award for being the outstanding vice president in Montana, as well as a special "purple heart" award. Mr. Hayward, Clifford Walker and William Pattison represented the local chapter. Mr. Pattison was installed last week as Glasgow Jaycee president.

Appointment of Dale Fagen, of Glasgow, as city clerk was announced this week by Mayor F.S. McIntyre, who said the appointment had been approved following the resignation of M.E. (Bud) Hodapp. The new city clerk is a native of Valley County and a graduate of Opheim High School. The mayor said that the resignation of the former city clerk, Mr. Hodapp was accepted with an expression of appreciation from the city council for his services.

Red Cross home nursing certificates were presented Tuesday night to those who had completed th recent Red Cross home nursing course taught by Mrs. Roy Porsborg. The members of the class were Mrs. Arthur Strande, Mrs. David Barrett, Mrs. Faxton Castleberry, Mrs. George Bauer, Miss Signe Diesen, Mrs. Walter Luse, Mrs. Ted Parker, Mrs. Leo Sauer, Miss Alice Watzig and Miss Betty Lindberg. The course consisted of six two-hour period classes, which began in March and met once each week until the six classes were completed. They were held at the Red Cross service room which is fully equipped for the raining.

The Valley County Health council meeting at the county court room voted to co-operate with establishing a district health unit in this area. The Montana Public Health Association is having its annual meeting at Glendive Friday and Saturday and a district meeting of representatives from the northeastern counties will be held there at the same time, to take action necessary to the establishment of such a unit. A delegation rom Glasgow will attend. Carl Shellerud, who is the county commissioner representative on the health council and Miss Iva Holladay, secretary will take cars.

Some time this summer, street markers will go up on 96 Glasgow intersections as the result of a "combined operation" by the Glasgow Junior Chamber of Commerce and the city of Glasgow, it was announced by Maurice Graham, publicity director of the Jaycees. To finance their share of the work, the Jaycees are planning several public benefits. Chairman Graham explained that the city has purchased the markers from city funds. The Jaycee share of the project is to supply poles and brackets and the labor for installation. The chairman of this phase of the work is Melvin Larsen.

The Glasgow Cleaners will have a new, modern building to house the business and plant before the year is over, it was announced this week by David K. Boyd, who stated that the Valley Construction company of Glasgow has been awarded a contract for the new plant. The 70 by 30 foot structure will be built immediately east of the present plant at Second Avenue South.


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