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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 25, 2015 

Words Of Warning

First Of Two Parts Advocate, speaker and survivor of human trafficker Windie Lazenko made a stop in Glasgow last week. Her topic was a difficult one that doesn't normally draw large crowds, but... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 25, 2015 

Marcus Visits For FMDH Foundation

There was a theme song that a small group of fans appreciated. The FMDH Foundation brought in the host of the popular PBS Montana "Backroads of Montana" program, William Marcus. And Marcus told the...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

Fire Story

The supposed day of unluck came and went and nothing extraordinary happened for a local family. Saturday, March 14, came and the family went on with their normal daily activities. Becky Holter was at... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

Norwegian Women's Rep Visits Glasgow

While we're home of the Glasgow Scotties, you won't be finding a lot of Scots in the area. What you will find is plenty of Norwegian names and heritage in the area. Some families came to homestead,...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

World Wildlife Exhibit A Reality

"We've served thousands of children, between 3,000 to 6,000 a year, from all over," said Stacey Fast, the director of the Northeastern Montana Children's Museum. After switching locations and struggli...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

Boards: Help Wanted

School boards in Valley County are preparing for school elections in early May this year. While all districts have at least one trustee position open, there haven’t been many signing up to serve on their local board. If you're looking for a way to...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

County Considers Adding A Nurse

Valley County Commissioners meet for discussion and decision every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. The public is always invited to attend. During the month of February they had several items on the agenda. Here are a few highlights. They discussed the...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 11, 2015

Human Trafficking: It's Real, Here

Imagine a life where there's no control. Think about living in a life that you never planned, think about being stuck in that life. The girl that appeared in a hazy blur in Lisa Ling's show, “This... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 11, 2015

More Fort Peck Campsites In The Works

A petition may have made a difference as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers looks to add an additional 20 campsites to the Fort Peck area. The petition with over 1,000 signatures was supported by Two Ri...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 11, 2015

The Doctors Are In

It was kind of a two for one special for the local Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. They attracted a new couple to Glasgow all the way from Sitka, Alaska. While the couple has been...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 11, 2015

Pipeline Workforce Camps In Focus

This is the second of two articles in The Courier regarding concerns about the proposed Valley County Keystone XL pipeline workforce camps.TransCanada officials visited recently and participated in a public hearing where the plans were discussed. A...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

Veto Or Not, Pipeline Talk Big Here

The Valley County Planning and Zoning Commission held its first public hearing on work force camps proposed by TransCanada during the Keystone XL Pipeline project. Valley County would house two of the... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

TransCanada Pipeline Officials Visit To Make Their Point

Only a week after the presidential veto, TransCanada officials made their rounds talking with local officials and groups in town. Bud Anderson, an employee of Western Energy Planning who is an independent contractor for TransCanada, met with the...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

Downtown Planners Looking For Feedback

Picturing what you want downtown to look like might differ from what your neighbor wants. Getting an idea together that will fit the entire community is a challenging task, but Matthew Rohrback of Land Solutions, the company that won the bid on the...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

Mountain Bikers Falls On Lake Ice, Rescued

Dispatch received a call on Sunday for a rather unusual reason. The local caller, Tim Ogrinc, alerted dispatch that he had fallen off his mountain bike and possibly broken his hip. What made this unusual is he was actually out on the lake with a...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

Suspect Tied To Meth In St. Marie

A traffic stop in Roosevelt County turned up a suspect that the Valley County Sheriff's Office had been searching for in connection to a drug arrest in August. Humberto Medina-Villarreal, 28, had a warrant in Valley County. He was charged with two...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

Good News For Border Patrol

The Opheim Station Border Patrol employees are probably breathing a sigh of relief today. Yesterday, Congress finally agreed to pass the bill to fund Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the end of the fiscal year, Oct. 1. Threats of a...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 25, 2015

Voices Of Glasgow

Glasgow gets a voice. Radio broadcaster Aaron Flint paid a visit to Glasgow and broadcast live from Farm Equipment Sales. He interviewed whoever he could get on air during the hour long broadcast and... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 25, 2015

Finding Greener Pastures: Woody Baxter Moves On

He's probably more than just a local legend, more than likely he's part of many stories that are shared around the globe. A straight forward personality and a witty sense of humor could keep you on...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 25, 2015

Students Pass A Cup To Help A Classmate

It's the small things that count sometimes. A few bits of change can add up into something bigger and a few small efforts can help with a bigger problem. Local Glasgow High School students have been working on continuing their efforts to help fellow...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 25, 2015

Stolen Property, Drugs In Vehicle

A suspicious vehicle call turned a little more serious as deputies responded on Wednesday, Feb. 18. Dispatch received a call close to 8 p.m. about a suspicious vehicle hanging out around Agland Co-Op in Nashua. The caller stated that there were two...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 25, 2015

President Vetos The Keystone XL

True to his word, President Barack Obama vetoed the Keystone XL Pipeline bill that passed both the House and the Senate in the last month. Those votes were not enough to overcome a veto. He released a veto message to Americans. “The presidential...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 25, 2015

Nashua Man Federally Charged

A Nashua man went to his first arraignment on Tuesday, Feb. 10, and stood before U.S. Magistrate Judge Johnston in Great Falls. He entered a plea of not guilty. According to an information release from the Great Falls federal courts, Jeffery Helm,...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 18, 2015

Standing Room Only

Several head nods and greetings could be seen at the Glasgow Stockyards on Thursday as the first bull sale of the season took place. It was packed enough to leave interested parties standing wherever... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    February 18, 2015

Not Your Average Valentines

It's a tradition that isn't gone yet. For generations, students have been hand crafting boxes and envelopes for Valentine's Day cards to find a home. Often those Valentines include candy. Memories of...

 

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