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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 27, 2015

2015 Graduates Start A New Chapter

"We have a great town here, and you are a part of the story," Superintendent Bob Connors said at the 2015 graduation on Sunday, May 24. Parents, family and friends gathered to watch the class walk...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 27, 2015

What Does Memorial Day Mean To You?

Memorial Day services were held all around the county this week. The ceremony in Glasgow that took place at the Glasgow Civic Center focused on the true meaning of Memorial Day. Master of Ceremony...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 27, 2015

Glasgow's Housing Crunch Continues

It's been months of meetings and gathering information, but earlier this month the committee set to look at possibly purchasing Valley Court, a low income housing building on the 1100 block of 2nd...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 27, 2015

Teenager Survives Gunshot to Head

Tragedy struck about 13 miles north of Frazer on Lustre Road on Sunday, May 24. Roosevelt County received a 911 call around 6 a.m. from a 16-year-old girl who said she had been shot in the head and her father had shot himself. Raymond Rahn had been...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 27, 2015

Police Find Drugs in Stolen Vehicle

According to the dispatch report and a press release from the Glasgow Police Department, dispatch received a call on Thursday, May 21 of a vehicle on the way towards Glasgow on Hwy. 2. The vehicle was observed heading west with three occupants,...

 By Bonnie Davidson    Sports    May 27, 2015

Catfish Classic Tournament Returns for 16th Year In Glasgow

Not only a local favorite fishing tournament, but Brenner Flaten, who has helped run and organize the event every year for 16 years, says it’s one of the top five fishing events in the nation. The tournament is so popular that Flaten said the...

 By Bonnie Davidson    Sports    May 27, 2015

FWP Seeking Public Comment on Changes in Fishing Regulation

The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) have been making their rounds along the Hi-Line looking for public comment and questions on a few regulation changes. Comments need to be in by May 31. They made their stop in Glasgow last week and...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 20, 2015

The Dream Comes to Life, Honoring Our Vets

Five years of hard work is finally bringing fruition to a dream. Construction is set to take place just after the Memorial Day holiday to officially break ground in Fort Peck. It's been a long road...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 20, 2015

Eastern State Drug Prosecution Program Comes to a Close

As funding was cut, funding was not renewed for the drug prosecution program that helped 17 eastern counties in Montana. The program helped create forms, documentation and provided research for law enforcement and attorneys. Valley County Attorney...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 20, 2015

10 Years of Bonnie City Blues And Brews Gets a Little Blue Grass

It's become a tradition that several locals look forward to each year to the Bonnie City Blues and Brews Festival put on by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. This year more brews were a... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 20, 2015


While Memorial Day has become a popular weekend to kick off the summer festivities, it's a day that we set aside to honor the fallen. Wreaths and flags are left at gravesites all across the country...

 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    May 20, 2015

Remembering the Forgotten

Last year I wrote a little bit about remembering those who never made it home on Memorial Day. If you don’t realize the big difference between Veteran’s Day and Memorial Day, talk to any service member that saw combat. Memorial Day we remember th...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 13, 2015

Jurisdiction Changes Affect Tribal Victims of Domestic Violence

A change made on the Fort Peck Reservation will help enable tribal officers and county officers to be cross deputized in instances of domestic violence that are committed by non-Indians on the reservation. Prior to the changes, it was difficult for t...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 13, 2015

New Executive Takes the Chair at Mental Health

Would you stop in for a routine check up for your mental health? Jim Novelli is a firm believer that mental health needs more attention and that Eastern Montana has many challenges because of it’s size and the diverse needs. Novelli is the new...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Voters Favor School Levies

Absentee ballots came in early on during this school election. Four districts in Valley County held open the polls on Tuesday, May 5 and the results are in from Frazer, Opheim, Hinsdale and Glasgow. GLASGOW Voters were able to voice their decision on... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Students Gaining Real World Knowledge

Highway Patrolman Mitchell Willett speaks to a group of students at the Glasgow High School Career Fair that took place on Wednesday, April 29. Students from Glasgow and Opheim, grades 7-12, were...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Bison Bill Gets The Boot, APR Requests Change In Grazing

After a lot of work on a bill that passed both through the Montana Senate and House, Sen. John Brenden-R was disappointed yesterday as his bill SB 284 was vetoed. The bill would allow county...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Glasgow Fire Department Seeks Funding For New Truck

A new roof, maybe a new truck and a round of new rumors. The Glasgow Fire Department (GFD) has been a part of city council discussion in the last few meetings. During the Monday, April 20 meeting...

 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    May 6, 2015

Getting Your Brains Back

One of the best pieces of advice I've ever heard came from our very own Terry Trang from the Courier. "You don't have any brains," she said. We have discussed kids many times. I've truly enjoyed being a step mom to three wonderful kids, who of...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

Glasgow School Board Candidates Up For The Vote

Years ago the choice for your local school board trustees was a much more difficult decision, as sometimes dozens would run for a spot on the local board. Times have changed as work schedules have become more fast paced, as parents strive harder to...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

Battling Mental Illness One Song At A Time

It's like a secret you keep stashed away in a tiny box in the back of your closet. Maybe you've fought depression your whole life, maybe you fight anxiety or thoughts of suicide, but most of the time...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

Agencies Work Together To Create Community Fire Truck

Last year The Courier reported on a truck donated from Hi-Line Ford by Norm Sillerud to be remodeled into a firetruck to be used in Valley County. That truck was completed and has just found a home...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

Public Pre-K Problems

It was a very well thought out argument at the last Glasgow School Board Meeting on Thursday, April 16. Glasgow Head Start Coordinator Pam Ost spoke out to the trustees about thinking about saving a part of the old Irle School building, to be used...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    April 29, 2015

School Elections Across Valley County

Four out of the six school districts in Valley County will hold elections on Tuesday, May 5 this year. Absentee ballots have gone out already in each district, with only Nashua and Lustre canceling elections this year, several votes are already being...

 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    April 29, 2015

Delicate Issues Of Social Media Etiquette

Ever have that moment where you take a step back and think, I sure didn’t mean to offend, but somehow that came out wrong. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and a million more sites are out there and used on a daily basis. We all have that account,...


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