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 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    June 21, 2017 

Artists Bloom at Summer-Themed Art Class

Brianna Overbey, in partnership with FMDH, hosted another art class, "Blooming Love,"' on June 17 at Prairie Ridge. The class was free of charge and was open to anyone, regardless of artistic... Full story

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    June 21, 2017 

Father's Day Car Show Clocks 67 Vehicles

The Flatland Cruisers Car Club put on their yearly Father's Day Show 'n Shine car show at the Elk's Lodge on June 18. A wide variety of classic cars were on display, 67 to be exact, allowing car... Full story

 

Nix Trial Date Set

Valley County resident Karla Nix has been charged with felony exploitation of an older person and her trial date has been set for July 5, at 9 a.m., in Glasgow. Nix was charged with the felony on Jan. 18, with allegations she exploited a 93-year-old... Full story

 

Proposed Cuts to Amtrak Impact Rural Areas

With children out of school, the travel season has officially started. Whether families choose to drive, fly or take the train to their destination, memories are made as families spend time together. This summer might be the last chance families... Full story

 

Interpretative Center Offerings: Amphibians, Bees

Through the summer, the Fort Peck Interpretive Center is hosting activities each weekend, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, to keep visitors entertained and to keep children learning. This weekend, June... Full story

 

Thank You, Glasgow

Two years ago this week, we embarked on our new adventure to Glasgow from Grand Forks, N.D. With a two-week old baby girl in tow, and a caravan consisting of a U-Haul and three vehicles stocked full with most of our belongings, we started the long...

 

Community Comes Out to Raise Funds

On June 2, local volunteers stood at downtown intersections to raise funds for the July 4 fireworks. Gene Hartsock and other volunteers enjoyed the conversations, the laughter and the good time with... Full story

 

GCCL Starts Up Summer Reading Program

Readers ages 0-12 will explore the theme ‘Build a Better World’ during the summer reading program this summer at the Glasgow City-County Library. Not only does the summer reading program enhance and improve children’s reading proficiency, but... Full story

 

Annual Summer Camp Sign-Ups Available

The Children’s Museum of Northeast Montana is hosting their annual summer camp program this year throughout the month of June. There will be four different camps, with each camp lasting a week. The sessions start at 9 a.m. and end at noon. This... Full story

 

Road Work Planned for this Week

The City of Glasgow recently announced various projects scheduled to utilize $395,200 in funds earmarked for road improvements. The projects are starting this week with some areas receiving payment overlay and in other areas the road will be removed... Full story

 

Working Artist Reitler Represents the Region

Cat Reitler (formerly Sugg) is a talented local artist who creates unique pieces here in Glasgow and throughout the state. Her original prints are available for purchase through Amazon, which allows... Full story

 

Vets Gather to Fish Fort Peck

Montana Warriors On The Water (MWOTW) will be hosting a fishing trip on Fort Peck Lake from July 10-15. Fifteen former and current service people from across the country will be guests of this trip... Full story

 

Valley County School Election Results

Valley County schools conducted elections on May 2 for trustee vacancies and levy requests. In Glasgow, there was a three-person race for two positions on the Glasgow School board. Voters re-elected the two incumbents, Suzanne Billingsley and John... Full story

 

Area Causes Receive Donation

Donald J. Baker, son of L.J. and Jean (Pattison) Baker, died unexpectedly of natural cases on Jan. 8, 2016, while enjoying a hunting trip in Mexico. He was born in Glasgow, and graduated from Glasgow High School in 1960. He went on to receive a maste... Full story

 

Prairie Ridge Donates to VVH Activity Department

On May 4, members of Prairie Ridge presented Valley View Home's activity department with a check for $500. The funds were raised during Prairie Ridge's annual quilt show in March, where the public... Full story

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 3, 2017

Boot Drive a Big Win for Carnival

On April 28, members of the Northeast Montana Fair Board and volunteers from the community took their positions at downtown intersections to accept donations. Over $6,200 was raised. The boot drive... Full story

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 3, 2017

Valley County Health Department Receives Award

The Valley County Health Department received the Healthy People 2020 award for meeting the national goal of 80 percent coverage of immunizations in Valley County. This is a great accomplishment as... Full story

 

Red Thumb Day's Walk the Walk A Success

On April 12, the Valley County Health Department hosted Glasgow Red Thumb Day's 'Walk the Walk' event. This was the second annual Red Thumb Reminder Event and consisted of activities in several... Full story

 

Allowing Cultural Regalia During Public Ceremonies Receives Important Vote

Senate Bill 319 passed a key vote in the Montana House of Representatives on April 5. This bill would allow individuals to wear traditional tribal regalia or other objects of cultural significance at... Full story

 

Glenn Rohde Earns Top State Honors

One local farmer was honored for his efforts in meeting the growing demand for corn worldwide. Glenn Rohde, of Glasgow, placed first in the state in the A:A Non-Irrigated Class at the 2016 National Corn Yield Contest, with a yield of 124.9091... Full story

 

Cornwell Ranch Conserves Land for the Future

The Cornwell family recently placed more than 15,000 acres of their ranch under conservation easements with the Nature Conservancy in Montana. By placing this land under conservation easement, they have ensured continued conservation of prairie... Full story

 

AEDs Placed Throughout Valley County

The Valley County Health Department, with a grant from Farm Credit Services and a donation from STAT Air Ambulance, has worked to purchase and place an automatic external defibrillator (AED) at six locations throughout Valley County. Two other... Full story

 

Attorney General Testifies to Change 'Consent'

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox testified on March 24 at the Montana State Capital Building in Helena to support Senate Bill 29. This bill, sponsored by Senator Diane Sands, D-Missoula, would change the definition of consent in Montana for the... Full story

 

Cockroaches, Birds and a Snake, Oh My!

A myriad of animals made a special appearance at Irle Elementary and the Children's Museum in Glasgow on March 22. Executive Director Jeff Ewelt from Zoo Montana, Billings, brought cockroaches, a... Full story

 

Trio Holds Fundraiser for Domestic Violence Services

Local Glasgow resident, Lacie Brown had a vision to raise funds for domestic violence services in Valley County, and with the assistance of her two friends, Jenny McCabe and Kim Redstone, that vision is becoming a reality. On Saturday, April 29, a... Full story

 

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