Good morning; on this date in 1948, the Chicago Tribune reported that Thomas Dewey defeated Harry Truman. He didn’t.
On the Beacon this morning, Whitefish pediatric dentist Timothy Kramer is dead after his truck crashed Friday night. Woods Bay resident Barry Schieber has just completed his fifth book about his incredible dog, Moritz. A Big Arm man has been implicated in an Alaska federal corruption probe, and now his donations to U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., and Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama are being given to charity. Editor Kellyn Brown writes about the need for open decision-making as Kalispell begins to hire a new city manager. Daniel Schwindt, who held off Sheriff’s deputies in the Creston standoff, pleaded guilty to felony firearm possession. The privately managed and raised Glacier National Park Fund will provide more than $200,000 in services and projects for the park next year. And Democrats are pouring unprecedented resources into the Montana as part of a massive get-out-the-vote effort.
Finally, if you haven’t heard this prank call by some Montreal disc jockeys impersonating French President Nicolas Sarkozy to Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, check it out and cringe. Have a great day.
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