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 By James Walling    News    August 16, 2017 

Toy Industry Foundation, CASA Donate to Foster Kids

Foster children along Montana’s Hi-Line will be receiving toys donated by the Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) and distributed by National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association, according to a press release from the latter...

 
 By James Walling    News    August 2, 2017

GPD Reminder: Lock Your Doors

The Glasgow Police department would like to remind area residents to help reduce vehicle break-ins and property theft by locking the doors to property and vehicles. GPD Prevention Specialist Jennifer Fuller explains, “There is a common field of...

 
 By James Walling    News    August 2, 2017

Locals to See Spotlight in FPST's 'Grease'

Fort Peck Summer Theatre's coming production of Grease, opening Aug. 4, stars Glasgow natives Rachel Lynn Pewitt as Rizzo, Tayte Prewett as Frenchy, Lily Helland as Marty, Lauren Kolstad as Patty,...

 
 By James Walling    News    July 26, 2017

'New Stars in the Western Skies' Seeks Competitors

With headliners Deb Berger (of 'Patsy' fame), Eliot Strommen and Tim Sampson all set to get the musical entertainments rolling at the fairgrounds on Aug. 4, the organizers of the 'New Stars in the...

 
 By James Walling    News    July 5, 2017

Ezzie's Wholesale Wins Large Employer Award, Cuts Ribbon

The Glasgow Job Service Employers' Committee board (JSEC) has selected Ezzie's Wholesale, Inc. as it's Outstanding Large Employer. In a press release, the board says it was convinced based on the...

 
 By James Walling    News    July 5, 2017

Keep an Eye Out for 'Diver Down' Flags

Local divers Joyce and Ryan Stone would like to remind area boaters and visitors to our summertime fishing and sailing competitions at Fort Peck Lake, to please keep an eye out for red and white...

 
 By James Walling    Opinion    June 21, 2017

Kulczyk, Heavey, Valle Win Honors

The Courier brought home six awards from the annual Montana Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest in Lewistown this weekend, including three firsts: Sports Editor Georgie Kulczyk won first place for Best Headline Writing and second place...

 
 By James Walling    News    May 31, 2017

Vietnam Vets Honored at Memorial Day Service

Approximately 25 Vietnam-era veterans were honored with pins at the VFW and American Legion's Memorial Day ceremony May 29. Servicemen with dates of service ranging from Feb. 1961 to May 1975 were...

 
 By James Walling    News    May 31, 2017

'Tour de Prairie' Adds to Global Bike Travel Weekend

On June 4, Glasgow area cycling enthusiasts will participate in a global event designed to encourage traveling by bicycle and spending the night at a campground, park, hotel, bed and breakfast, hostel, friend’s house or backyard. Bike Travel...

 
 By James Walling    News    May 24, 2017

Memorial Program Features GHS Speakers

This year’s Memorial Day program from the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars will feature students from Glasgow High School. They will discuss various American memorials they visited on a recent trip to Washington D.C. The program will...

 
 By James Walling    News    May 24, 2017

Downtown Venue a Good Fit for Quist Event

A packed house welcomed Rob Quist at the Loaded Toad coffee shop and Sean R. Heavey gallery on May 18. The Democrat is challenging Republican Greg Gianforte and Libertarian Mark Wicks for Montana's...

 
 By James Walling    News    May 10, 2017

Gianforte Talks Close Ties with Trump

Greg Gianforte came to town for a campaign event at Farm Equipment Sales on Hwy. 2 in Glasgow on May 8. Gianforte is the Republican candidate to fill Montana's at-large congressional district seat in...

 
 By James Walling    News    May 3, 2017

The Special Election Comes to Town

At press time, the Courier has learned that Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte is scheduled to visit Glasgow on Monday, May 8, at Farm Equipment Sales on Hwy 2. According to FES’s Sarah Partridge, the event will be a barbecue and...

 
 By James Walling    News    April 26, 2017

Job Service to Close June 30

Representatives for the Montana Department of Labor & Industry confirmed Monday that the Job Service Glasgow office will be closing its doors due to lack of funding. The decision will take effect on June 30. Communications Director Jake Troyer told...

 
 By James Walling    News    April 5, 2017

House Approves Licenses for Traditional Tribal Bison Hunts

The Montana House on April 3, gave final approval to a bill to provide two licenses to each of seven Montana tribal groups for the traditional hunting of wild bison. House Bill 108, sponsored by Rep. Bridget Smith, D-Wolf Point, specifies that such...

 
 By James Walling    News    April 5, 2017

Academic Athletes Patronize Glasgow's Downtown

Scobey High Principal Bryan Pechtl led a group of five students into Glasgow's south side during the high school portion of the Academic Olympics at Glasgow High School on March 29. Apart from...

 
 By James Walling    News    March 1, 2017

St. Raphael's Mardi Gras Sees Crowds

Mardi Gras celebrations at St. Raphael's on Feb. 26 were a decided success, according to Director of Faith Formation Jewel Etherington. "We are estimating about 500-600 people attended," she said,...

 

Promising Auditions and Winter Readings

It was a banner winter weekend for the Fort Peck Summer Theatre, in more ways than one. For starters, live theatre returned to Valley County in the form of two staged readings of Lucille Fletcher's...

 

Valley View Home Terminates HMS

Valley View Home Board President Brian Fuhrman announced Feb. 7 that its relationship with Health Management Services and HMS Vice President Karl Rude is officially over. The parting of ways comes after a contentious relationship, which saw...

 
 By James Walling    News    January 25, 2017

Trump Signs Executive Action on Keystone XL

President Donald Trump signed an executive action to move forward with the Keystone XL pipeline on Jan 24. He also indicated movement on the Dakota Access oil pipeline, though timelines and other details remain unclear at press time. Trump told repor...

 
 By James Walling    News    January 25, 2017

Winter Grazing Seminar Concludes in Glasgow

Dr. Angus McIntosh, executive director of the National Range Allotment Owners Association, headlined this year's winter grazing seminar at Glasgow's Cottonwood Inn on Jan. 18. The event, hosted by the...

 
 By James Walling    News    January 4, 2017

Stabbing Suspect Charged in Glasgow

Undersheriff Luke Strommen of the Valley County Sheriff's Office is leading an investigation, along with members of the Montana Highway Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation, into an alleged...

 
 By James Walling    News    January 4, 2017

New Year's Rides Program a Success

The Cottonwood’s Rob Brunelle informs us that members of Valley County Search & Rescue along with local wrecker services provided 245 rides on New Year’s Eve to area revelers. That number is up from 160 rides last year. According to Brunelle,...

 

Law Enforcement Brief: DUI Patrols, Wreck on Hwy 24

The Valley County Sheriff's Office would like to remind everyone that law enforcement agencies will be stepping up DUI patrols through the first of the new year. DUI Task Force Coordinator Deputy Chri...

 

Fire in Hinsdale, Sweet Memories Closed for Season

Outgoing County Commissioner Dave Reinhardt kept a stiff upper lip over lunch at the Cottonwood on Dec. 19, despite losing a shop to fire the previous Thursday (Dec. 15). According to Reinhardt, the...

 

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