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 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 20, 2016 

City Council Brief

Glasgow’s City Council met July 18 for their bi-weekly council meeting. A first reading of Ordinance No. 952 included changes to clarify parts of the ordinance. The ordinance will be read a second time at the next city council meeting before it mov...

 
 By Mary Kate Tihista    Sports    June 15, 2016

Foundation "ParTEE" Golf Tournament

The rain stopped just in time for the 18th Annual Open Golf Tournament on June 12. The teams came out to support a great cause and great community, even with 1.5 inches of rain on the course. Each of the 18 teams registered, had breakfast and were...

 
 By Anthony Etherington    News    June 8, 2016

Glasgow Launches Downtown Revitalization Plan

In January of 2015, the City of Glasgow contracted with Land Solutions, LLC to prepare a Downtown Revitalization Plan. The plan launched the creation of a downtown association or revitalization group...

 
 By Anthony Etherington    News    June 8, 2016

Glasgow Public Works Begins $300K Paving Project

Glasgow Public Works Director Rob Kompel and Mayor Becky Erickson recently provided details on a paving project set to begin Monday, June 6, and run for up to two weeks. The project is Glasgow’s first major paving and chip-sealing project in two...

 
 By James Walling    News    May 4, 2016

City Council Brief

Council members attended to old and ongoing business at the May 2 Glasgow City Council meeting. Among the items on the agenda were a bid opening for the purchase of a new mower for use at the...

 
 Opinion    May 4, 2016

Water Service for City of Glasgow

Dear Residents: As you have probably heard, city of Glasgow has been in the process of determining which courses of action to take in regards to the future source of Glasgow’s drinking water. As a public water provider, the city understands the... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    April 20, 2016

Grobel Scholarship Marks 18 Years

Cheryl, Lois and Stephen Grobel hosted a Scholarship Dinner April 16 at the Cottonwood Inn & Suites. Approximately 60 people were in attendance, including current and former scholarship...

 
 By Becky Erickson    Opinion    April 20, 2016

Letter to the People of Glasgow

Letter to the People of Glasgow The Flint Michigan water crisis sprang from government officials’ decision in April 2014, to switch the city’s water source temporality and use water from the Flint River (once an industrial dump site) as a cost-cu... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    March 23, 2016

City Council: In Brief

Adam Morehouse was approved as a hire for a vacant position in the city's street department at the March 21 meeting of the Glasgow City Council, marking a return to the crew after a stint with the...

 
 By James Walling    News    February 3, 2016

City Discusses Furloughs, Grant Monies

The Feb. 1 meeting of the Glasgow City Council was a mixture of good news and bad. In the latter category, the council announced that hoped-for resiliency grant monies from the federal government in t...

 
 By James Walling    News    January 20, 2016

City Releases Grant Disbursement Figures

The City of Glasgow is currently overseeing the distribution of $697,044.63 in grants raised beginning in 2014. A little less than half the total amount ($333,167) is designated for use by a new drug court. According to Mayor Becky Erickson, “This... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    January 6, 2016

City Council Update

The Glasgow City Council met for a brief, post-holiday session in council chambers on Jan. 4. Among the agenda items addressed were the approval of two Dry Prairie Rural Water easments. Both are...

 
 By James Walling    News    December 23, 2015

City Council Says Farewell to Durell

The Dec. 21 city council meeting saw the passing of the torch from Glasgow’s Dan Durell to newcomer Butch Heitman, who beat out Doug Nistler for the seat by 27 votes. Durell, who is retiring, served on the council for 23 years. Members of the... Full story

 
 By James Walling    News    November 18, 2015

Vets Stand Proud at Civic Center Ceremony

A sizable crowd gathered at the Glasgow Civic Center on Veterans Day to celebrate area residents who have served in the armed forces. The GHS band provided music, along with the EQ Singers. Joe...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    November 11, 2015

Keystone XL Pipeline Derailed

Despite the recent rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline by President Obama in anticipation of December’s COP 21 UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, many residents in Valley County rue the project’s demise. “It’s a poor decision,” said D...

 
 By Becky Erickson and Rob Kompel    Opinion    November 4, 2015

Where Are We Now?

Cherry Creek & Milk River Levee System is a vital piece of the city’s infrastructure system that is not only critical to the welfare and safety of our community but also bogged down in federal regulation. An array of complex issues and opinions as...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    September 23, 2015

City-County News in Brief

The Board of Valley County Commissioners approved the granting of $60,000 towards the repair of Skylark Road at its Sept. 16 meeting. The motion passed unanimously — though Committee Chairman Bruce Peterson expressed concern as to the source of...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    September 16, 2015

City Government Tables Talks on Fire Truck Funding, Hires New Attorney

Fifty-plus Glasgow citizens packed into the city chamber room at the Recreation Department on Sept. 8, eager to speak their mind at the City Council meeting at which they knew the summer’s landmark issue would be decided. For months, the councilper...

 
 By Becky Erickson    Opinion    August 26, 2015

Fire Truck Levy

“Fire Truck Levy” To Glasgow Residents, The proposed city resolution to create a special improvement district to fund a portion of a used fire truck has raised the question of how long the levy will be in place. The intent of this levy is for...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    August 19, 2015

Ongoing Sponsorship Program Raises Money, Brightens Town

Mayor Becky Erickson’s non-formal fundraising effort has aided in bringing the Glasgow Downtown Revitalization Plan to beautiful fruition. The donation push, which Erickson says has consisted of a few mail-outs and one cocktail party, pulled in...

 
 By James Walling    News    August 12, 2015

Taxpayers to Decide Fate of Quint Fire Truck

According to Glasgow Mayor Becky Erickson, city residents will be receiving a notice of intent to form a special improvement district for the purpose of buying a used Quint pumper/ladder truck needed for fire protection. “A total of 1,250 letters w...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    July 8, 2015

City Council Approves Fire Truck Funding

The Glasgow City Council approved the financing of a used fire truck for up to $500,000 on Monday night. G.F.D. holds $145,000 in its coffers which it intends to use to supplement the purchase. The proposed model for which the Department will now...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    July 1, 2015

3,800 Miles, 50 Days, 8 Bikes: All for Veterans

On June 28, eight weary bicyclists pedaled their way into Glasgow. The students, from St. Paul's School (SPS) in Concord, NH, are biking across the northern US and parts of Canada to raise money and...

 
 Sports    June 24, 2015

FMDH Foundation 'Chip In' Golf Tournament

The weather was just what we ordered for the FMDH Foundation's 17th Annual Open Golf Tournament on June 14. The teams came out to support a great cause and great community. Each of the 24 teams...

 
 By James Walling    Opinion    June 3, 2015

Breaking Bread with Mayor Becky Erickson

Glasgow Mayor Becky Erickson invited me to lunch at Sam’s Supper Club for an informal chat May 28. The setting for our meeting clued me in to the fact that I could leave my notebook at the office, as I tend to do when meeting potential subjects of...

 

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