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Lustre Community Draws Hundreds for Centennial Celebrations

The Lustre community celebrated its 100-year anniversary on July 3, 2016 with a crowd of family and friends estimated over 700 people. “I know I had at least 85 people at my house for the weekend,” said Martin Fast, whose family was among the... Full story

Search for Owner of Submerged Vehicle Called Off

The Valley County Sheriff's Office has concluded its search for the body of a Colorado man reported missing in mid-June. A truck owned by Robert J. Willenborg, 59, of Buena Vista, Colo., was...

Local Victims' Advocate Recognized

Attorney General Tim Fox presented three 2016 Outstanding Crime Victim Advocate of the Year awards at a ceremony July 15 at the Lewis & Clark Library Community Room in Helena. Among the...

City Council Brief

Glasgow’s City Council met July 18 for their bi-weekly council meeting. A first reading of Ordinance No. 952 included changes to clarify parts of the ordinance. The ordinance will be read a second time at the next city council meeting before it...

Vets Face Monumental Task, Provide Invaluable Service

The staff of Planned Pethood Plus came a long way for a good cause. With less than half of their usual team of veterinarians and techs on hand, they performed an enormous number of spay/neuter surgeries during the recent clinic offered at the... Full story

Preserving Sage Grouse and Ranching with Conservation Easements

The conversion of native grassland and sagebrush to cropland is one of the greatest threats to wildlife that depend on this disappearing habitat such as greater sage-grouse. A new study projects that, if conversion rates continue as expected, sage...

Why America Needs a Constitutional Convention

America is having a rough summer. However, at the end of the day, I know that being an American citizen and living in a country this great is a blessing. That is why I think we need to adapt the US Constitution to fit our modern needs yet preserve... Full story

Is Your Health Care Better Now?- A Letter to the Editor

It has been just over six years since President Obama signed his sweeping health care legislation into law, subjecting every American to federal mandates. How is it working out? Are your insurance premiums lower? Are your deductibles lower? Is it...

It's Almost Fair Time

It’s almost fair time and time for all the 4-H, FFA and open class animals to come to town. With this in mind, I decided it was a good time to share a story told by one of our deceased friends. Keep in mind, this is a remember and in no way meant...

On Gianforte- A Letter to the Editor

What a ray of sunshine to have a candidate for Governor of Montana that takes the time to attend many of the functions that are going on in Northeast Montana. To name a few since Greg Gianforte has filed for Governor: Busted Knuckle open house,...

Larry David Virts

Larry David Virts, 68, was born July 26, 1947, in Glasgow, Mont., and passed away July 4, 2016, in Billings, Mont., from lung cancer. He was the son of Dalphon (D.C.) Virts and Faye (Blalock) Virts. He graduated from Glasgow High School in 1965 and...

Marlene Ferguson

Marlene Ferguson, 84, of Wolf Point, Mont., died Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at her daughter’s home in Billings, Mont. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 22, at the Ferguson Ranch south of Fort Peck. Arrangements are by Cremation...

Susan "Tootie" Poling

Susan "Tootie" Poling passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at the Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital in Lincoln City, Ore., with her loving family by her side. Services will be held Saturday, July ...

William D Lund

William D Lund, 82, a longtime resident of East Missoula, Mont., died at home on a beautiful Wednesday morning, June 29, 2016, surrounded by family and friends. He was born May 12, 1934, the seventh...

Darlene Thiel Dolney

Darlene (Thiel) Dolney, 75, passed away on Friday, July 8, 2016. She was born Jan. 24, 1941, to Raymond and Lucy Thiel in Sidney, Mont. She attended and graduated from schools in Sidney. She attended ...

Rueben Kindsvogel

Rueben Kindsvogel, 84, longtime resident of Glentana, Mont., passed away at Valley View Nursing Home in Glasgow on Friday, July 8, 2016. A graveside service will be held Monday,...

Reds Can't Catch a Break, Suffer Six Losses

GEORGIE KULCZYK THE COURIER After losing the opportunity to play some home games due to weather and poor field conditions, the Glasgow Reds traveled to Billings for their final regular season games...

Regular Season Comes to an End for Swimmers

Bringing their regular season to a close, the Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team competed at the Sidney Invitational July 16 and 17. The Thunder earned a respectable fourth place with a small number of...

Glasgow Hosts Cal Ripken Tournament

Glasgow hosted the 2016 Montana Cal Ripken 10U State Tournament July 13-17, with a total of eleven teams participating. Unfortunately, Glasgow's own all-stars' run came to an early end due to the... Full story