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 By Dane Osen    News    June 21, 2017 

Changes in City Ordinance Permit Use of Certain Fireworks Within City Limits

Changes made to the city ordinance concerning fireworks will make life easier for both citizens and officers around Glasgow on July 4. The change allows citizens to fire off their fireworks from 12:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., between July 3 and July 5,... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 21, 2017 

Ezzie's Midtown Grand Opening on June 28

With remodeling done to their c-store and gas station, Ezzie’s will be holding a grand opening on June 28 to celebrate its completion and showcase the new store to customers. The extensive renovation, which began last winter, has expanded the store... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 14, 2017

GPD Reminds Motorists of Speed Limit by Civic Center

With summer programs in full swing at the Civic Center and kids looking to beat the heat in the swimming pool, traffic has increased downtown. The Glasgow Police Department would like to remind drivers that there is a 15 mph speed limit on the two... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 7, 2017

Tour de Prairie Helps to Tighten Up Bike Safety

On June 4, Glasgow had its first bicycle rally, the Tour de Prairie. The summer bike tour of Glasgow enrolled 27 kids and 24 adults who rode their bikes along the tour's route, and afterwards... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 7, 2017

Hi-Line Ford Peanut Butter Drive Benefits Local Food Bank

For the past four years, Hi-Line Ford has orchestrated a peanut butter drive to benefit needy families in the area. Hi-Line Ford raises awareness to the cause with advertisements with local media and... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 31, 2017

Law Enforcement Brief

It was a quiet weekend for local law enforcement. The Valley County Sheriff’s Office reported that over graduation weekend their concern is usually fatalities and there were none reported. The Glasgow Police Department also wants to remind pet... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 31, 2017

County Brief

A lot of road construction projects across the county are now one step closer to being accomplished after this week’s discussion and decision meeting at the Valley County Commissioners' office. The first project that the commissioners gave the... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 24, 2017

Special Election Set for Thursday

Election Day for the special election for Montana’s at-large congressional district is set for Thursday, May 25. This will be the first election held since the recent change in voting districts in Valley County, where voting districts were aligned... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 24, 2017

Glasgow's Swing Choir Performs at Ridgerunners

Glasgow's Swing Choir did not disappoint at their annual spring concert held May 18, at the Ridge Runners Club. The performance has become quite an attraction, with this year's concert drawing almost... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 17, 2017

County Brief:

Last week during their weekly Discussion and Decision Meeting, the Valley County Commissioners had quite a few things on their agenda. The first item of the meeting concerned county employees purchasing tax liens. During the discussion, Commissioner... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 17, 2017

Several Bike Safety Workshops Offered in Glasgow

With summer nearing and the temperatures rising, people of all ages are again beginning to ride their bicycles. While biking is a healthy mode of transportation, it still poses potential hazards and risks that can be minimized through helmets, being... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 3, 2017

County Brief

This week, Valley County Commissioners approved the purchase of four used Self Contained Breathing Apparatuses (SCBA) for the fire department. The SCBA’s to be purchased are certified and have a seven-year life span. The equipment will cost... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 26, 2017

CASA Sows Change with Pinwheel Garden

The recent placement of dozens of pinwheels on the slope on the underpass has left some in the community curious. The blue and silver pinwheel is the symbol of child abuse prevention and were placed t... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 26, 2017

Two Rivers Organizes Community Spring Cleaning

Two Rivers Economic Growth has organized a community beautification project dubbed Valley County Clean Sweep. The event calls upon local businesses and citizens to aid in efforts to spring clean our communities in the county. T&R Trucking was tapped... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 26, 2017

Pioneer Museum Resumes Summer Schedule

The Pioneer Museum will be resuming their summer schedule on Monday, May 1. Museum staff is in spring cleaning mode at the facility this week in preparation for the additional traffic that is... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 26, 2017

Gateway Club Closes Doors

The Gateway Club closed its doors on Sunday, April 23. According to former employees, the local landmark at the western end of the Fort Peck Dam was shut down, taking its status from temporarily closed to permanently shuttered. The iconic bar and... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 19, 2017

District Court Brief

On Monday morning a sentencing hearing was held for Adam Kelley in District Court in Glasgow. Kelley was convicted earlier this year on theft charges stemming from stealing items from several garages around Glasgow, and ultimately resulting in the... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 19, 2017

Teach Your Children Pet Safety

With the warming weather, people and their pets will be outdoors more often. To promote safer interaction with dogs, the Valley County Health Department has prepared some tips for parents to teach their children that lowers their chances of being... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 12, 2017

County Brief

Valley County Commissioners would like it to be known that the Milk River Bridge south of Nashua will be getting the deck replaced this summer. Early indications show that the project should take 10 weeks and traffic will be limited to a single... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 12, 2017

Two Generations of Airmen

Following in the footsteps of his grandfather (Mitch Etchart), Ethan Etchart has enlisted in the US Air Force. He recently completed job training, and is eager to begin serving his country as an... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 12, 2017

Drug Arrests, Jondahl Charged

During a traffic stop along Highway 2 on April 6, sheriff’s deputies discovered a concealed weapon and drugs on Aaron Todd Morris of Spokane, Wash. While initially pulled over for speeding, authorities discovered Morris was also driving without a... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 5, 2017

Law Enforcement Brief

The Valley County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Glasgow man on drug related charges last week. Michael Wagner, 31, was taken into custody by VCSO on March 31 after being charged with possession of dangerous drugs (methamphetamine and marijuana) and... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 29, 2017

County Brief

On March 22, Valley County Commissioners agreed upon the hiring of Zach Lypszyc as Assistant County Attorney. Lypszyc has interned with the Valley County Attorney for the last two years. He will graduate this summer and is expected to pass the bar... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 29, 2017

Search Warrant in St. Marie Results in Multiple Arrests

A search warrant executed March 24 by the Tri-Agency Task Force and Valley County Sheriff's Department in St. Marie led to several criminal charges and an ongoing investigation. The search of a residence located at 389 C Hickory Street turned up... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 22, 2017

Theater's Chinese Auction a Success

This year's Chinese Auction at the Fort Peck Fine Arts Council was a smashing success. The event was held at the Cottonwood this year and was attended by an estimated 250 people. The event went... Full story

 

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