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 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 d├ęcor 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...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 10, 2014

Jon Voight Gets The Lay Of The Land

Ties to Hollywood brought an actor and a director to the Glasgow area last week. Sightings of the famous actor were reported at several businesses, the airport and at a local hotel. The trip to... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 10, 2014

Housing Efforts: More To Come

By Bonnie Davidson The Courier If you asked anyone who has recently moved to Glasgow there would be no question or hesitation that housing is a problem in Glasgow. Nearly a dozen people attended a...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 3, 2014

Flood Recovery Begins

While the rains have stopped, the water is still flowing. The record-breaking rainfall isn't quite done causing damage as the waters as of Tuesday hadn't receded under flood levels. But the Milk... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 3, 2014

City Council Pondering Just how To Cut Budget

The Glasgow City Council met for a special budget meeting in the last week to help wrap up their work sessions to finalize plans for the upcoming fiscal year. They looked at slashing the budget in several different departments. While some extras...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 27, 2014

Flash Floods

Valley County isn't a stranger to flooding. The occurrence of flooding is about once every two and a half years according to records at the Glasgow National Weather Service. Usually those floods take... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 27, 2014

What Will City Do? Cut Spending? Raise Taxes?

Most of the Glasgow City Council met for a sometimes dreaded annual event. While budget meetings might not start with a bang, they could end with a sigh of frustration this year. Property values have dropped this year, causing a drop in tax...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 27, 2014

$80K Drug Bust At Duck Creek

It was an eventful Friday for the Valley County Sheriff's Office as officers assisted the Tri-Agency Drug Task Force on Aug. 22. The team acted on a search warrant in the cabin area of Fort Peck Lake at 43 Mallard Drive. The warrant allowed law...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 27, 2014

It's For Real: Montana Scottie License Plates!

There's some pretty hardcore Scottie fans in Glasgow who might be a little excited about a new development. The Glasgow High School Booster Club has been working on the process to get Scottie license...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 20, 2014

County Health Department Gets New Look

Changes are still settling in at the Valley County Health Department as back to school immunization and flu season starts. Not only are they sporting a new executive director and a new RN, they also have expanded their office and have gotten a new...

 

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