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 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...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 22, 2014

State And Federal Candidates: Here's A Look At Them

As election season comes towards a close and voters, who might not have kept up with all the changes in the last few months, might be wondering who made it to the final ballot. As sometimes heated battles have come up between the candidates there hav...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    October 22, 2014

Trick Or Treat For The Troops

For the third year, Eastern Montana Glasgow Head Start will trick or treat for a cause. A group of Head Start kids will go out into the community to collect items for the troops on Halloween in hopes to make a soldier's day a little bit brighter.... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    October 22, 2014

Valley County Part Of Disaster Declaration

As flood waters receded in late August, Valley County Disaster and Emergency Services Coordinator Rick Seiler started working on figuring how much damage existed. Those numbers began to rise in Valley County, along with those in nearby Musselshell,...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 15, 2014

Meet The Valley County Candidates

With absentee ballots out and over 250 votes already in, that last push for candidates to get their story out there is in full swing. The Glasgow Courier hopes to educate voters on who’s on our ballot in our local county, both contested and... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 15, 2014

Elementary School Taking Shape; GHS & East Side Nearly Complete

School board members and a few school employees took a tour of the new elementary school construction before the school board meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 8. While there was obviously a long way to go...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 15, 2014

Irle: The Great Debate

Sometimes a namesake can have more sentimental value and meaning, other times it's about carrying history. The Glasgow school board discussed a possible decision on naming the new elementary school building at the school board meeting that took...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    October 15, 2014

Do You Stand Up Or Sit Silently?

There seems to be so much focus on bullying these days. You see viral video posts of kids being beat up by kids, movies about kids being cyber bullied and constantly hear about bully prevention. It's seems to be some kind of new fad to stand up...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 8, 2014

End Of An Era

In the old days it was a place to hang out, a place to catch up with neighbor's and friends, but those days died out before WWII. The local barbers were pretty busy keeping up with business and one... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 8, 2014

Judy Michael: She's Been Framed

A local favorite is displaying her artwork at the Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery for the month of October. It's Judy Michael, who is known for giving her art a 3D effect by painting on a plate of...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 8, 2014

Officials Want Local Drug Court

Drugs don't discriminate. A courtroom is a place for justice, a place full of decisions and consequences, but can you imagine a court that focuses on treatment and healing? Drug courts, or sometimes referred to as treatment courts could be coming to...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 8, 2014

Open Enrollment On Way For Medicare

It might be considered a rather lackluster subject, but it's an important one. Seniors and citizens who are on Medicare plans need to be prepared for open enrollment. It will open up on Oct. 15 and stay open until Dec. 7, giving folks close to two...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 8, 2014

Supreme Court Candidate VanDyke Stops In Glasgow

Montana Supreme Court candidate Lawrence VanDyke stopped by Sam's Supper Club last week for a small meet and greet. Mike Lang, House District 33 candidate was also present. Unlike several other...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 1, 2014

Hinsdale School Teaching Conservation...With Honors

It's been a three year effort that has grown and started to turn heads around the state. The efforts of Hinsdale Ag Teacher Patty Armbrister and Hinsdale students have created something special, a...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 1, 2014

Mosquito Effect: Bug Spray Sales Soar

The hot weather was back last week, but you might have seen a lot of people still going out wearing sweaters and pants. Everyone might be getting some relief as the cold weather moves in. Hopefully the colder air will stick around long enough to let...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 1, 2014

Small Pest, Big Destruction

It might be a shock, but there is a destroyer that comes in a small package. It might not bring in panic, fires and complete mayhem, but it will and has cost millions and can make a large nuisance...

 

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