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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 19, 2014 

Glasgow's Christmas Tree Returns

It's been roughly over two decades since Glasgow lost its Christmas tree located downtown. The tree used to sit in the middle of the street on 2nd Ave. S and 4th St. S. A manhole was uncovered and a... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 19, 2014 

Meier: Drug Bust Impact Could Be Significant

The Tri-Agency Drug Force and the Valley County Sheriff's Office reported that they made a bust after an intense investigation came to a close on Monday, Nov. 10. After a search warrant was conducted at 587 BIA Route 1, the task force located Shon Wi...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 19, 2014 

Keystone XL Hits and Misses In A Week

The highly charged debate surrounding the Keystone XL Pipeline, which could heavily impact Valley County, found approval and rejection in a week's time. Last week on Friday, Nov. 14, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill of approval for...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 19, 2014 

Festival Of Trees: A Decade Of Tradition

It's been a local tradition that has continued to grow. The thought that started it all was, why couldn't we do this in Glasgow? The Festival of Trees for Relay For Life will bring locals in and kick off the holiday season this weekend. Creative tree...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 19, 2014 

It's That Time Of Year To Hit The Obamacare Market

With Obamacare in full effect some of the kinks have been worked out in the last year on the federal Marketplace site for insurance. When January rolls around consumers will start to see how taxes will be effected by the new healthcare bill that...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 12, 2014

Veterans Get More Than A Day

"I'm here to tell you the people of France have not forgotten, their children and grandchildren have not forgotten and France will never forget," Laurence Mackarena, Frech consul for the state of... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 12, 2014

Fort Peck Speaker O'Neill: "I Shot Bin Laden'

The Memorial Day celebration in Fort Peck this year brought hundreds together to hear various speakers at the podium. The keynote speaker at the event, Robert O'Neill, spoke about brotherhood,...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 12, 2014

First Winter Storm Breaks Snowfall Record

Winter advisory warnings and watches went out for Northeast Montana over the past weekend – and they proved to be correct. The National Weather Service in Glasgow forecast accumulations in Valley...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 12, 2014

Teen Dies In Car Accident

A Valley County teen died in a car accident east of Nashua on Saturday. His 11-year-old brother, a passenger, was able to get out, but the 17-year-old was unable to get his seat belt off in time and drowned in an irrigation ditch, investigators...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 5, 2014

Voters Keep Sheriff Meier

As local voters headed to the polls this year there were some pretty important campaign races to decide on, as well as a few issues, such as continuing to allow late voter registration. Late voters... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 5, 2014

Deputy Campaign Complaints Addressed

Two campaign complaints – one by Joe Horn, the other from Donna Dascher – that were filed at the commissioner of political practices office against the Valley County Sheriff's Deputies have come to a close. Findings revealed that the deputies...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 5, 2014

Rape Trial Ends With Guilty Verdict

While community members made their way to the Valley County Courthouse this past week, some may have grumbled about having to serve jury duty. But 12 jury members were picked, along with an alternate, to serve on a rape trial. The trial ended in...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 5, 2014

County Worker Found Dead After 42 Days

Hunters found a terrible surprise on Thursday, Oct. 30. While they were out hunting on a relative's property they thought they had discovered an abandoned vehicle but on closer inspection they found that a body was inside. They made the call to dispa...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 5, 2014

Events Announced For Veterans Day

A Veterans Day ceremony will take place at the Glasgow Civic Center on Tuesday, Nov. 11, starting at 10:30 a.m. This year Vietnam veterans will be honored, as it is the 50th year since the end of the Vietnam War. WWII veterans recently honored with... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    November 5, 2014

Fearbola Hits Home

It's the hot topic on every social media outlet, on the television, on radio and all over the nation's news business. Rising panic on Ebola in the United States. I learned in the last few weeks that this panic is so great, that you could lose...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 29, 2014

Human Trafficking & Why It's Here: An Introduction

While the Bakken is close by, residents along the Hi-Line might not want to admit or recognize that a growing problem is only a few hundred miles away along our main corridor. Human trafficking has been widely reported around the nation in the last... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 29, 2014

Did You Hear Something Go Bump In The Night?

Montana is full of rich history, the stuff that movies are made of. That rich history includes cowboys and Indians, vast cattle and horse ranches and citizens flooding to try and tame the wild land...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 29, 2014

The French Honor Local Veterans

An emotional response could be spotted by family, friends and veterans during a short ceremony where three local heroes received one of the highest and most known awards given in France. The local...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 29, 2014

3% Raises For City Workers

Negotiations were completed and Glasgow City council members have agreed to give both union and non-union employees a raise this year. Mayor Becky Erickson commented that there hasn't been a raise for employees in several years. The raise adds up to...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 29, 2014

Survey Sheds Light On Housing Issues

Great Northern Development Corporation (GNDC) met with a few Glasgow city officials recently to reveal the results and comments from the housing survey that went out. Glasgow beat the usual return of surveys, which is usually around 20 percent, with...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 29, 2014

100 Years Ago: Montana Women Gained Right To Vote

Voters will head to the polls next week. All races and all genders will take their right to vote for the politicians who will hopefully stand up for their beliefs. This year it is a special year, a year that marks when Montana women gained the right...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 22, 2014

What To Do With HWY 2?

"I don't want to borrow on the highway future," Director of Montana Department of Transportation Mike Tooley said at a meeting that took place at the Cottonwood Inn in Glasgow on Friday. Tooley came... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 22, 2014

The Sex Sting: Why?

He's described as a good student, quiet, respectful and polite. But a 2007 Glasgow graduate found himself in handcuffs on Friday, Oct. 10, as agents with the Montana Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) arrested Steven...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 22, 2014

Meier-Horn Campaign Complaints Continue

With campaign season coming close to an end, a flurry of ads are being placed by candidates and their supporters. Some ads brought about a complaint filed Oct. 15 against the Valley County Sheriff Deputies by Donna Dascher and Joe Horn. The...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 22, 2014

What A Gas! A Little Less Pain At The Pump These Days

It still isn't a total sigh of relief as many of us can remember a time when the price of a gallon of gas was under $2, but the tightness of muscles around the fingers forking over the cash for gas is lessening as prices have fallen nearly 30 cents...

 

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