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Boyer Steps In, Strommen Steps Out

According to the Valley County Clerk and Recorder's Office as of Monday, Aug. 13, Luke Strommen had removed his name from the running for Valley County Sheriff. Strommen was unable to be reached for...

Meet the Face Behind the City's Ordinance to Allow Chickens

With the city of Glasgow's ordinance to allow chickens set for the first reading next Monday, Aug. 20, the Courier sat down with the person behind the push to end the prohibition on the birds in...

Relay Brings People Together Despite Hot Weather

On a hot August evening Aug. 11, people from different generations, people with different experiences with cancer, people who have fought and are currently fighting the battle against cancer came...

Updated Vaccinations from VCHD

In our Back to School supplement that was included in our Aug. 8 issue, it was incorrectly stated that 11th-graders are required to have three vaccines before entering school. Students who are entering 11th-grade are not required to have any new...

Local Talent Shines at NEMT Fair

The New Stars in the Western Sky Talent Show brought together people of all ages to watch participants showcase a wide variety of musical talent at the Northeast Montana Fairgrounds on Aug. 3. Kicking off the show was Nashua native and Scobey...

A Fair Appreciation: Looking Back and Looking at the Present

Compiling the Yesterday’s Memories feature for the Courier has been a fun exercise in learning a lot more of the history of our area, and also an education in just how cyclical the news can be. So many stories from years ago could be plucked out...

Why You Should Say No To Chickens

Why You Should Say No to Chickens Dear Editor, On Monday, Aug. 20, 5:30 p.m., the Glasgow City Council will have a first reading of referendum 959, Chickens in Glasgow City Limits. At that time, there will be open forum for comments, pro and con....

Carnival Cuisine

Fair food is a quiet but integral part of fair culture. Concession stands run by local clubs and organizations assemble a staff of volunteers, create a unique menu and establish a temporary eatery that leaves a lasting impression in the memories of...

Remembering After School Days

School will be starting soon. Do you remember your after school time in your early teen days? I remember that many of the town kids gathered at the local drugstore after school. Can you remember peanuts in a bottle of Coke or Pepsi being the...

Unshelved at GCCL: Positive Change

We are very grateful for the many services and positive changes we have been able to offer to the patrons of Valley County. The internet, mobile apps and devices have enabled us to reach many milestones to serve the community and beyond. And our...

Harvest Thoughts

This year, due to health issues, I wasn’t able to be at the fair as much or as long as I wanted to. I was able to see what my grandchildren entered in 4-H and their awards. Looking at all the entries, both individual and club, I was very...

Lori Denise Pyle

Lori Denise Pyle, 58, of Minden, Nev., formerly of Opheim, Mont., entered heaven on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Carson City, Nev. She was born on Feb. 4, 1960. Celebration of Life was Saturday, Aug. 11, at Hilltop Community Church in Carson City....

Alden Leland Smith

Alden Leland Smith, 96, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 9, in Glasgow, Mont. He was born on Aug. 26, 1921, in Glasgow, in the "old hospital." He was the first born of Samuel and Lena Smith. He grew up...

Dennis Lee Jansa

Dennis Lee Jansa, of Glasgow, Mont., died on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, surrounded by his family at the Billings Clinic Hospital in Billings, Mont., at the age of 79, from natural causes. He was born in...

Eugene 'Gene' Naasz

Eugene "Gene" Naasz, age 94 of Glasgow, went to be with his Savior on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at the Prairie Community Hospital in Terry, Mont. Funeral service will be Thursday, Aug. 16, at 2 p.m., at...

Scottie Wrestling Camp Draws Crowd of 120 from Across Montana

The Glasgow Scottie Wrestling Club held their annual wrestling camp at the Glasgow Civic Center last week. The program drew a crowd of 120 wrestlers ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade, and...

Golfers Brave the Sun and Heat for the Colbrese Cup Memorial Red Ball Golf Scramble

Under clear skies, and with a temperature of 84 degrees, golfers took to the greens Saturday morning, Aug. 11, at Sunnyside Golf Course for the Colbrese Cup Chamber Red Ball Golf Scramble. The threat...

Livingston Art Show Featured Glasgow Artist Cathryn Reitler

Local artist Cathryn Reitler, who has since married and now goes by McIntyre, was a featured artist in the #MeToo: A Visual Dialogue group show at Green Door Gallery in Livingston, Mont. The reception was held July 27, from 5:30 to 8 p.m....

Running Hot and Cold

This is being written on Monday morning, Aug.13. After enduring several days of extreme heat, I'm searching for my sweatshirt and beanie instead of a tank top and sun hat. I had planned to pick...

Northeast Montana Fair Winners and Happenings

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