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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

 

NWS Glasgow Getting Radar Upgrades

Beginning Monday, April 3, The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Glasgow will be doing upgrades to the weather radar. The upgrades are expected to last approximately three days, during which time the radar will be down. If a threat of... Full story

 

New Advocates Step In to Improve Lives

Carol Buchheit and Aimee Kirkland were sworn in March 21 by the Honorable Yvonne Laird to serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) in the Seventeenth Judicial District Court. Kirkland and... Full story

 

Mystery Animals Coming to Glasgow

Executive director of ZooMontana (Billings) Jeff Ewelt and his staff will be bringing live animals to Glasgow on March 22. To keep the community and children surprised, the type and number of animals... Full story

 

Valley View Celebrates Dr. Seuss' Birthday

The Glasgow City-County Library hosted their weekly story time at Valley View Home on March 6. Young and old came together to celebrate Dr. Seuss' 113th birthday with books, crafts and a green-egg... Full story

 

From Hearts to Shamrocks

Brianna Overbey, in partnership with FMDH, is hosting another art class, 'For the Luck of the Craft,' on March 11 at Prairie Ridge starting at 10 a.m. The class is free of charge and will be open to... Full story

 

JMG Students Bring Red Cross to GHS

On Feb. 22, the Red Cross stopped at Glasgow High School to assist in the current shortage of blood donations throughout the country. The blood drive was in partnership with Jobs for Montana... Full story

 

Shippwrecked Anchored in Glasgow

Haylie Shipp opened her boutique Shippwrecked in Glasgow's Old Oddfellows Hall in August of 2016, bringing her local roots and keen eye to the downtown marketplace. Shipp, who might be most... Full story

 

Smudzinski Wins Ice Fishing Derby

The 19th Annual Ice Fishing Derby was held Feb. 11 at the Dredge Cuts Trout Pond at Fort Peck Lake. This year's derby was very successful compared to the past two years, as the previous event was... Full story

 

Hi-Line Sportsmen Banquet This Weekend

The first annual Hi-Line Sportsmen fundraising banquet will be on Saturday, Feb. 18, starting at 4:30 p.m. with dinner being served at 6 p.m. The banquet will feature a prime-rib dinner with all of the trimmings prepared by the VFW Post 3107 and... Full story

 

Valentine's Day Expectations

Valentine’s Day has gained the reputation of being a “Hallmark” holiday, where the only people consistently benefiting are those in the candy, flower, dining, jewelry and card business. Those who don’t have a significant other in their life...

 

District Honor Band and Choir Festival at GHS

Over 250 students from Culbertson, Frazer, Glasgow, Grenora, Hinsdale, Lustre, Malta, Medicine Lake, Nashua, Opheim, Plentywood, Poplar, Saco, Scobey, Westby, Whitewater and Wolf Point schools will... Full story

 

Bullock Appoints Helland

On Jan. 11, Governor Bullock appointed a number of different Montana residents to assist him with various state issues. One of these appointees was Abigail Helland of Glasgow, who was appointed to... Full story

 

Resolve Montana Partners with Glasgow High School

Resolve Montana is partnering with Glasgow High School during Superhero Night at the boys and girls basketball games against the Sidney Eagles on Jan. 19. Students and families who attend the games are encouraged to sign a pledge to end prescription... Full story

 

GHS Graduate Honored by Obama

President Obama honored GHS graduate Blake Wiedenheft on Jan. 9, along with other scientists and researchers. The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) is the highest... Full story

 

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