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 By Dane Osen    News    August 16, 2017 

Sailors Conquer Wind and Waves at Annual Regatta

The weather on the lake this past weekend, Aug. 12-13, provided sailors with a wide variety of conditions to compete in. At its most challenging, they battled 4-foot rolling waves as they attempted...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 2, 2017

County Brief

Last week Valley County Commissioners met with people from the Keystone Pipeline and discussed new developments on the project and updates on their plan for the area. Some of the plans include improvements being made to three county roads that the...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 2, 2017

Police Charge Man With Arson

The Glasgow Fire Department responded to a fire at the La Casa Hotel on Friday. When they arrived they discovered that someone had started a gas can on fire and luckily the flames were nearly out. The small blaze caused some damage to the building,...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    July 26, 2017

Agencies Combine Efforts During Fair

Glasgow Police Department and the Valley County Sheriff’s Office will join forces again this year during the Northeast Montana Fair. The combined efforts of these two agencies will be to saturate the area in hopes of deterring underage drinking by...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    July 19, 2017

Commissioners Approve Airport Road Project, Turn Down Raises

After recently announcing they will be accepting bids for a project that will span 1.8 miles of Airport Road, Valley County Commissioners have accepted the offer made by sole bidder Century Paving of Lewistown. The company’s bid of $774,477 will...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    July 12, 2017

Law Enforcement Brief: Crash Fatality, Computer Scammers, Nix

On July 6, law enforcement responded to a two vehicle accident outside of Glasgow that resulted in a fatality. Valley County Sheriffs discovered a head-on collision near mile marker 546, roughly three miles east of Glasgow. Emergency medical...

 
 By Dane Osen    Opinion    July 12, 2017

New Protections for Victims

Governor Steve Bullock signed four bills on July 10 aimed to better protect victims of sexual assault. Senate Bills 22 and 26, sponsored by Senator Sue Malek and SBs 29 and 30, sponsored by Senator Diane Sands, provide a process for terminating...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 28, 2017

Glen Meier Receives Award for Distinguished Service

With a total of 42 years of law enforcement under his belt, former Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier received an award for Distinguished Service. The lawman was presented the award at a Montana Sheriff’s and Peace Officers Association conference in...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 28, 2017

County Brief: Bids, Board Appointees Named

Valley County Commissioners had an eventful discussion and decision meeting on June 21. During the meeting, they approved a couple of bids and the appointment of individuals to various county boards. The first bid the commissioners approved was a...

 
 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,...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

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