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 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    April 18, 2018 

Peanut Butter Drive to Fight Hunger

For the third year in a row, Josh Sillerud and Hi-Line Ford are asking the community to come together and buy peanut butter at their next several trips to the grocery store. In coordination with the... Full story

 

Connection Seeks Community Support

The Connection Youth Center, an area faith-based non-profit organization, recently purchased and is remodeling the former Congregational Church building to allow a bigger space for youth to spend time and participate in productive activities. Thanks... Full story

 

Dedicated Hunters Brave Cold for Easter Eggs

At a balmy 25 degrees, brave and eager children came out on April 7, to hunt for Easter eggs the Easter bunny had hid (or placed) around Hoyt Park. The Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt, co-sponsored by... Full story

 

Library Benefits All Ages

This week is National Library Week and I can not say enough about the benefits our City-County library provides to my family and me. Because of their wide variety of children books, we are able to have family story-time with our two young kids before...

 

Cold Weather Reduces Flood Threat on Milk River

Based upon the latest models at press time, the National Weather Service in Glasgow is projecting that flooding is almost imminent for the Milk River in Glasgow; it's just a matter of when.... Full story

 

Glasgow Rated Fourth Safest City in Montana

After reviewing 2016 FBI crime report statistics and population data, SafeWise, a safety and security system reviewer company, recently identified Glasgow as the fourth safest city in Montana. In the report, Glasgow, with a population of 3,442 at the... Full story

 

Meet the Not-So-New New Guy

Anthony "A.J." Etherington started a new chapter in his life earlier this week by becoming the newest publisher at the Glasgow Courier. Etherington is not a new face at the paper or around Glasgow as... Full story

 

Hometown Hero Promoted to Colonel

Jeremy Bartel, son of Larry and Linda Bartel of Glasgow, was recently promoted to the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Army on March 2 in Stuttgart, Germany. Bartel graduated from Glasgow High School in 19... Full story

 

Valley County Health Department Sponsors Red Thumb Day

To remind everyone to put down their cell phone while driving, the Valley County Health Department will be hosting the 3rd Annual Red Thumb Reminder Day Walk on Tuesday, Apr. 10, starting at 3:30 p.m. Come join the Valley County Health Department,... Full story

 

The Past Comes to Life at Irle School

Ms. Denise Winchester's second grade Reading Challenge Group dressed up as American heroes and figures from American history, both past and present, on March 21. Members of the community were invited... Full story

 

ZooMontana Makes Stop in Glasgow

Courtesy of the Glasgow High School Student Council, Executive Director of Zoo Montana in Billings Jeff Ewelt brought special guests to Irle School and the Children's Museum on March 22. Ewelt made... Full story

 

Rosston Speaks on Suicide Prevention

Representatives from Valley County schools, Roosevelt County schools, Daniels County schools, FMDH, Glasgow Police Department, Valley County Sheriff’s Office, Youth Dynamics and the Glasgow Clinic attended the Northeast Montana Suicide Prevention p... Full story

 

Sportsmen Banquet Set for Feb. 24

Save the date and plan to attend the second annual conservation fundraising dinner hosted by the Hi-Line Sportsmen on Saturday evening, Feb. 24, at Glasgow’s St. Raphael’s Parish Center gymnasium. Tickets for the banquet are limited in number and... Full story

 

Veis, Meyers Team Up in 'The Duck Variations'

Pam L. Veis and Andy Meyers are re-teaming for a reading theatre production of The Duck Variations on Friday, Feb. 9, at the Valley County Pioneer Museum and on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Cottonwood Inn. The show will start at 7 p.m. both nights.... Full story

 

Godwin Brings Smilies to Old and Young

The Glasgow City-County Library hosted their first story time of the month at Valley View Home on Feb. 1. Residents and children alike had a great time interacting with one another through songs and... Full story

 

Extension Agent Wins Anne Wiprud Award

Valley County Montana State University (MSU) Extension agent Shelly Mills was awarded the Anne Wiprud Memorial Award during the MSU annual conference in Bozeman, Oct. 23-27. The Anne Wiprud Memorial... Full story

 

Bullock Awards Tourism Grant

Missouri River Country Tourism Region of Fort Peck received grant funds in the amount of $28,000 from Governor Bullock on Jan. 19, through the Tourism Grant Program at the Department of Commerce, Office of Tourism and Business Development. Missouri... Full story

 

Reynolds Awards Donations to Area Causes

Reynolds Market in Glasgow recently awarded its first Friends of Reynolds (FOR) donations to participating non-profit groups since the program’s inception last fall. Hi-Line Sportsmen Club, the Evangelical Church, Hi-Line Youth Hockey and the Fort... Full story

 

It's Ice Fishing Time

The 20th Annual Ice Fishing Derby, hosted by the Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture, will be held Saturday, Feb. 10. Registration will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with fishing starting... Full story

 

Glasgow Schools Asking for Input

The Glasgow School District school board is looking to receive input from the community in the form of a survey to determine if students should have an early out or late start and which day of the week would work best. The survey can be taken at the... Full story

 

Pinder Branches Out with Whatley Woodworks

Those who have frequented Sam & Jeff’s since their opening on Jan. 12, will have noticed the beautiful table tops their drinks and good eats sit on while socializing with friends and family. Jerry Pinder, of Nashua, made those tops by hand for the... Full story

 

Nashua Family Faces Addiction, Finds Hope

Nashua resident Crystal Nordwall is a proud mother of three daughters, Adrienne, Avery and Arabella, she's a hard worker and spends each day putting one foot in front of the other in the fight... Full story

 

County Positions Open

The 2018 political season is officially underway with key Valley County positions up for grabs. Jan. 11 was the first day available for local members to file to run for various positions including... Full story

 

Chamber News:

It was a very successful holiday season for local merchants, the community and the Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture with the annual Community Cash and Chamber Big Bucks programs. From Oct. 16 to Dec. 31, Community Cash scripts were... Full story

 

FMDH Receives Stroke Recognition Award

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital has received the Stroke Recognition Award, sponsored by the Cardiovascular Health Program within the state health department. The award singles out critical access hospitals that demonstrate that they have the infrast... Full story

 

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