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 By Sandy Laumeyer    Opinion    July 19, 2017 

On Documentaries

Lately, I’ve been watching documentaries on wildlife from around the world. One documentary was about wildlife in the Rocky Mountains, which peaked my curiosity. Is there one about eastern Montana? About prairie dogs, gophers (the Richardson...


Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – JULY 12 11 – 5:30 p.m. - American Red Cross Blood Drive at the VFW. 1-4 p.m. - Service officers for the Montana Veterans Affairs will visit the VA Clinic in Glasgow. For more info., call 406-265-4225. 4:30-8 p.m. - The Busted Knuckle... Full story

 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... Full story


Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – JULY 5 6 p.m. - Mandatory Gov. Cup patrol boat meeting at Sunnyside County Club. Any questions call 228-2222. 7:30 p.m. - Annual Dam Cabaret at the Fort Peck Summer Theatre. The event is free and everyone is welcome. THURSDAY – JULY... Full story


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – JUNE 29 9:30 a.m. - The Nashua Community is invited to the Ladies’ Coffee Hour every Thursday at the Nashua Senior Center. 10 a.m. - “Oh Give Me A Home” at Glasgow City-County Library. Open to children ages 0-6. FRIDAY- JUNE 30 9 a... Full story

 By Josie Braaten    News    June 21, 2017

Dam Racers Brave Strong Winds at Fort Peck

A steady, driving headwind and violent flurries of icy rain. Not exactly prime conditions for a morning of competitive cardio, but approximately 400 hearty souls pushed through the 23rd Annual... Full story


Ruth Vivian Baker

Our beloved mother and friend, Ruth Vivian Baker, peacefully passed in the loving presence of her children on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Mesa, Ariz., at the age of 89. A celebration of her life... Full story

 By Josie Braaten    News    June 14, 2017

Sidney Couple Brings BBQ to Lakeridge Lot

It sprang up seemingly overnight. A miniature building in a corner of The Lakeridge's parking lot, with a massive "Hilburn's BBQ" sign strung across its deep red siding. The little building, home to t... Full story

 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 7, 2017

Three DUIs Over Weekend

Valley County and the city of Glasgow saw a string of driving under the influence of alcohol cases over the weekend. Two DUI cases in the county involved vehicle crashes with one DUI occurring in the city limits. The first crash occurred on June 2, a... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    June 7, 2017

Molstads Claim Fifth Catfish Win

Jerry and Nate Molstad added a fifth Catfish Classic title to their resume on June 3, beating out 79 other teams. The pair weighed in with a total 40.16 pounds of catfish, including an 11.15-pound... 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

 By Dane Osen    News    April 26, 2017

Gateway Club Closes Doors

The Gateway Club closed its doors on Sunday, April 23. According to former employees, the local landmark at the western end of the Fort Peck Dam was shut down, taking its status from temporarily closed to permanently shuttered. The iconic bar and... Full story


Managing the Missouri

The Missouri River Reservoir System is the largest reservoir system in North America. Management of the system is complicated by multiple and diverse interest groups and applicable laws. Interest groups represent irrigation, flood risk, hydropower,...

 By Dane Osen    News    March 8, 2017

Valley County Search and Rescue Raffle Winner

For the past 20 years the Valley County Search and Rescue (VCSAR) has been serving Northeast Montana. Established in 1997 by Alvie Hallock and Greg Speer under the direction of Valley County... Full story

 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 1, 2017

Tribes Seek Reroute of Keystone, DAPL Back in Court

The Assiniboine Sioux Tribe of Fort Peck asked Keystone Pipeline Developer Trans-Canada to consider rerouting the pipeline and to have three alternative routes planned, in what the Tribes said was a move to protect the water supply. Currently, the Tr... Full story


Ice Levels Treacherous

With the recent surge in temperatures in Northeast Montana, ice thickness has decreased dramatically, according to the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Service (FWP). Marc Kloker, information and program manager at FWP Region 6, reported that many of... 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


Cash Prizes for Ice Derby

The 19th Annual Ice Fishing Derby is set to kick off on Saturday, Feb. 11. The Derby will be held at the Fishing Access Site-The Dredge Cuts Trout Pond located on Highway 117. Registration is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with fishing from 12 p.m. to 3... Full story


James Edward 'Jim' Liebelt

James Edward "Jim" Liebelt, 78, passed away unexpectedly at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings, Mont., on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, surrounded by family and friends. Funeral services will be held on... Full story


Delford Gene Neufeld

Delford Gene Neufeld went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 6, at Billings Health and Rehabilitation Community. He was 81 years old. He was born on Jan. 21, 1935, in Glasgow, Mont.,... Full story


Gerald "Jerry" Wayne Weisbeck

Gerald "Jerry" Wayne Weisbeck, 68, died on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, in his home surrounded by family after a lengthy battle with cancer. Services will be held Monday, Oct. 17, at 10 a.m. at The First... Full story


Powerhouse Scotties Sweep Glasgow XC Invite

Several teams braved less than ideal conditions to compete at the GHS cross country invitational held in Fort Peck Sept. 24. The Scottie boys and girls swept the meet, with Emily Kolstad leading the... Full story


Scottie Cross Country Sweeps x2

The Scottie cross country team competed at two separate meets last week and weekend. The first meet was held in Frazer Sept. 15, and both boys' and girls' varsity won. On Sept. 17, the team traveled to Culbertson for another meet and another win.... Full story


Bullock Unwilling to Debate in Northeast Montana

Governor Steve Bullock has declined an invitation from The Courier to debate in Northeast Montana, following a successful congressional debate between Congressman Ryan Zinke and challenger Denise Juneau held in nearby Frazer on Aug. 29. Bullock... Full story


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