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 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...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 1, 2014

Bison Ordinance Hits The Ballots

While the ballots won't be ready for voters for a few more weeks, a bison ordinance has been discussed and worked on with Valley County commissioners and the Valley County Conservation District Board. The conservation board members met with county...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 1, 2014

Probe Continues In Fine Arts Council Case

The investigation continues for a case involving the Fort Peck Fine Arts Council that was announced earlier this year. The complexities of the case have caused law enforcement to take a little extra time and be thorough before charges are made....

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    October 1, 2014

Social Responsibility and Random Acts Of Kindness

Imagine a scene that you've probably witnessed and never really noticed. A car drives around a parking lot several times. The driver seems to be hovering towards the front of the lot almost waiting for someone to pull out. You vaguely notice a...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 24, 2014

First Class Seating

It was gone with the wind as it quickly stopped for a few minutes and left Glasgow. Just enough time for a reporter to hop on board scope out the décor and jump down before passengers continued... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 24, 2014

Something Stinks Near The Lagoon

Have you ever wondered where that water went after you flushed it? How about all the wastewater that comes from your sinks and showers? While to some it's a mystery they try their best to avoid,...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 24, 2014

Students, Homeless For A Night, Think Outside The Box

The cold and crisp air left clear skies Saturday night. The colder air helped bring the feel of fall and left several students trying to figure out how to survive the evening in cardboard boxes and a...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 24, 2014

County Budget Near Approval

The Valley County budget is still getting some last minute adjustments before the commissioners look at passing the finalized budget in the upcoming week. While there wasn't a lot of changes made from the previous year there were a few noteworthy...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 24, 2014

2 Respiratory Virus Cases In Montana

Parents and kids both brace for the spreading viruses that occur every year when school starts. Two cases have been confirmed for the Enterovirus D68 that has been spreading around the country. The case in Montana was involving a child under the age...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    Opinion    September 24, 2014

Don't Stay Silent

It's a subject of shame to some families, but it should be nothing to be ashamed of. The words suicide, depression and mental health issues holds such a stigma that people cringe, they avoid talking about it and change the subject when it arises. As...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 17, 2014

Shipp Moves Herself & Her Broadcasts Home

Another Glasgow area native was welcomed back to town this week. Haylie Shipp, farm broadcaster for the Northern Ag Network, was given a welcome home celebration at Farm Equipment Sales. FES general... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 17, 2014

Pipeline Backers Keep Up The Fight

Waiting on pipe dreams is a literal term when some groups refer to the Keystone XL Pipeline. Members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are in this category, and this week they will be traveling around 900 miles along the proposed pipeline to have what...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 17, 2014

Tainted Soil Minimal At Magruder Site

It was mostly good news, mixed with the reality that there was indeed contamination found at the old Magruder's Motor Co. property. The property is owned by the county after it was foreclosed on. Newfields was brought in to assess the contamination...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 17, 2014

Corner Fences, Shrubs A Safety Concern

A few weeks ago in Glasgow an incident caused some notice on street corners. A girl riding a bike came around a corner where shrubs obstructed the view, and the girl ended up running into a mail...

 

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