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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 17, 2014 

Glasgow School Program To Open Doors For Future Engineers

New opportunity will come with new classes and new classrooms in the next school year. One local teacher has been spearheading the efforts to bring a program to Glasgow that will encourage students... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 17, 2014 

Progress On Water Treatment Plant

Glasgow may be a step ahead on improving infrastructure compared to other Eastern Montana communities that are in need to get ahead of the curve. The city finished up their wastewater treatment plant...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 17, 2014 

Public Gets Chance To Face Legislators

Constituents of Eastern Montana had a chance to speak to three legislative representatives about issues they are interested in during the upcoming legislative season. Business owners, ranchers,...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 17, 2014 

Building Project In The Works

A Glasgow native has been making trips up to the area as a civil engineer with plans to develop some land just outside Glasgow city limits. Travis West made an appearance at the Valley County Commissioners meeting to get subdivision plans accepted...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 10, 2014

The Bus Stops Here

It's been around long enough that some of the locals might take it for granted. But public transit in rural areas is often a struggle in small communities across the nation. Next month will mark 40... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 10, 2014

Downtown Revitalization Plan On The way

The city council has approved the bid for a downtown revitalization plan from Land Solutions, LLC. At $12,000, it was the lowest bid. Other bids that came in were at $20,000 and higher. Land Solutions' proposal outlined working with the city staff...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 10, 2014

Storm Spotters Go National

By Bonnie Davidson The Courier The annual Skywarn Radio event took place this weekend at the National Weather Service in Glasgow. They started broadcasting around 5 p.m. Friday and continued through Saturday at 5 p.m. It sounded a little like a...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 10, 2014

Visitors, Revenues Add Up For Showcase

This was the second year the Glasgow School District offered the Class C Showcase, allowing Class C schools to preview their basketball teams. Activities Directer Brenner Flaten told the Glasgow School Board that the district collected around $6,200...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 10, 2014

Legislators Visiting Next Week To Talk Shop

With a busy legislative season only a few weeks away, legislators are gearing up for mountains of paperwork to read and several bills to review. Constituents in Eastern Montana will have a chance to talk with their legislators before the session...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 3, 2014

Search Effort Finds Boy, 14, on Thanksgiving

One Forsyth family had a lot to be thankful for on Thanksgiving Day. Their 14-year-old son, Marcus Rothwell, was lost overnight during a hunting trip that brought them to the Timber Creek area, near Wyatt Coulee and Plum Creek. Valley County...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 3, 2014

Horn Raised Most Campaign Funding In County Races

As the year winds down to an end, voters are already putting elections behind them and looking toward those getting ready to take office. But campaign funding records are open to the public for disclosure, and funds raised went toward radio ads, prin...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 3, 2014

Water Customers May See Refund

The Glasgow City Council met and approved to pay back water customers over the next six months after a glitch in software was found by the auditors that made their visit in November. The software was unable to convert cubic feet and gallons. The...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    December 3, 2014

Valley County Audit Response Comes In

The Valley County courthouse had visits from the auditors recently. Their responses came in with some minor suggestions. The full report is usually available after the the New Year. The auditors suggested segregated collections and budgets for the...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 26, 2014

Not A New Kid On The Block

You might see students from Glasgow High School, Soroptimist members and other various members of businesses and organizations standing in the intersections downtown Glasgow on Friday, Dec. 5. It's a... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 26, 2014

Turkey Day Weather For The Birds?

Family, food and football are American traditions for Thanksgiving. As residents may be heading out of town for festivities this year, they might want to make extra preparations as two storms make their way through the state this week. According to...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 26, 2014

Same-Sex Marriage Allowed; No Takers Here Yet

It was a day for Montana's history books. While the topic is still controversial and will likely face another battle in court, U.S. District Court of Montana Judge Brian Morris ruled in favor of four same-sex couples who were suing for marriage on...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 26, 2014

Glasgow PD Wants More Body Cams

With altercations involving police and civilians making headlines nationwide, perhaps Glasgow is a few steps ahead of the curve. Glasgow Police Chief Bruce Barstad explained that while the department has been using cameras for several years, they...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 19, 2014

Glasgow's Christmas Tree Returns

It's been roughly over two decades since Glasgow lost its Christmas tree located downtown. The tree used to sit in the middle of the street on 2nd Ave. S and 4th St. S. A manhole was uncovered and a... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 19, 2014

Meier: Drug Bust Impact Could Be Significant

The Tri-Agency Drug Force and the Valley County Sheriff's Office reported that they made a bust after an intense investigation came to a close on Monday, Nov. 10. After a search warrant was conducted at 587 BIA Route 1, the task force located Shon Wi...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 19, 2014

Keystone XL Hits and Misses In A Week

The highly charged debate surrounding the Keystone XL Pipeline, which could heavily impact Valley County, found approval and rejection in a week's time. Last week on Friday, Nov. 14, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill of approval for...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 19, 2014

Festival Of Trees: A Decade Of Tradition

It's been a local tradition that has continued to grow. The thought that started it all was, why couldn't we do this in Glasgow? The Festival of Trees for Relay For Life will bring locals in and kick off the holiday season this weekend. Creative tree...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 19, 2014

It's That Time Of Year To Hit The Obamacare Market

With Obamacare in full effect some of the kinks have been worked out in the last year on the federal Marketplace site for insurance. When January rolls around consumers will start to see how taxes will be effected by the new healthcare bill that...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 12, 2014

Veterans Get More Than A Day

"I'm here to tell you the people of France have not forgotten, their children and grandchildren have not forgotten and France will never forget," Laurence Mackarena, Frech consul for the state of... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 12, 2014

Fort Peck Speaker O'Neill: "I Shot Bin Laden'

The Memorial Day celebration in Fort Peck this year brought hundreds together to hear various speakers at the podium. The keynote speaker at the event, Robert O'Neill, spoke about brotherhood,...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    November 12, 2014

First Winter Storm Breaks Snowfall Record

Winter advisory warnings and watches went out for Northeast Montana over the past weekend – and they proved to be correct. The National Weather Service in Glasgow forecast accumulations in Valley...

 

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