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 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 6, 2016

City Council Brief

Some meetings of the Glasgow City Council are busier than newspaper reports in the Courier reflect. With various grants pending and the potential acquisition of the Valley Court Apartments in the works, this is one of those weeks. At the April 4...

 
 Calendar    April 6, 2016

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAYS APRIL 6 & 13 CASA of the Hi-Line will be answering your questions about how you can protect abused and neglected children in Valley County by becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Valley County Courthouse... 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    March 16, 2016

City-County Brief

The March 7 Glasgow City Council meeting saw discussion of employee longevity pay, approval of a vacation extension for Joe Horn (GPD), updates on the proposed Valley Court Apartment acquisition, renovations on the T-33 airplane at the Pioneer...

 
 By Tess Fahlgren    Opinion    March 16, 2016

Flint Water Crisis: Bottled

The water crisis in Flint, Mich., has been extensively covered by most, if not all, major news networks. All three of Montana’s main newspapers have covered the topic, Time ran a cover story, and the New York Times did a feature piece. In short,...

 
 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 27, 2016

City Council Brief

Glasgow's Kirk Boyer was added to the Glasgow Fire Department on a probationary status (6 months) at the Jan. 19 city council meeting. Also attended to were the payment of claims in the amount of...

 
 Obituaries    January 20, 2016

Rita Alice Blount Talks Different

Rita Alice Blount Talks Different (Red Thunder Bird Woman), 71, of Frazer, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at the Billings Clinic. She fought a long battle with...

 
 Calendar    January 20, 2016

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – JAN 21 12-4 p.m. - Valley County Food Bank, serving only Valley County residents, located at 1020 1st Ave. N. is open the third Tuesday of every month. First-timers bring a photo ID and proof of physical residence. More info., Nancy... 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 Cindy Markle    News    January 6, 2016

$100,000 Donation Made to VCCC

This week, Valley County Community Foundation Board Chair Ken Oster announced the receipt of a $100,000 gift from former Glasgow residents Jim and Marilyn Parke. The gift will benefit charitable efforts within Valley County for years to come....

 
 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 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...

 
 News    November 11, 2015

2015 Valley County Municipal Election Results

City of Glasgow City Council: Ward#1 - Nanci Schoenfelder- 237 votes Ward #2- Doug Nistler - 88 votes Butch Heitman - 115 votes Ward #3 - Rod Karst - 258 votes Town of Nashua Town Council: (Two 3-year terms available) Robert Zeluff - 32 votes... Full story

 
 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    October 28, 2015

Municipal Elections come to Northeast Montana Cities

On Nov. 3, voters across the county will elect a host of men and women to represent their respective townships. Some of the faces are familiar; others are rosy, unseasoned in the political realm. Each is assured, certain of his or her purpose and the... Full story

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    October 28, 2015

Deschene Resigns

The Glasgow City Council accepted the resignation of newly-hired attorney Kimberly Deschene at its Oct. 19 meeting. Mrs. Deschene decided to put off her pursuing of a vital role in the town’s government until her youngest son graduates high school...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    October 21, 2015

City Council Roundup

The Glasgow City Court received a $333,167 federal grant for the establishment of an adult treatment court. “Not a lot of limited courts of jurisdiction are awarded these grants,” said City Judge Lynn Gilbert. “This is something we’ve been...

 
 Obituaries    October 21, 2015

Faithe Marie Schellinger

Surrounded by her husband and children, Faithe Marie (Rasmussen) Schellinger, 72, of Kalispell, Mont., left this world to join her loved ones in heaven on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, after bravely losing...

 
 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 Patrick Burr    News    September 16, 2015

Commissioners Approve County Budget

The Board of County Commissioners approved an estimated $10 million budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year on Wed., Sept. 9. Of that total, 40 percent will come from taxes, while the remaining 60 will arrive via government Payment in Lieu of Taxes...

 
 Opinion    September 16, 2015

Letters to the Editor

On Burr and Vaupel A while back I was tempted to write with a niggling complaint about Patrick Burr's reporting on a city council meeting. At that time I was left wondering if he was reporting the news or writing a novel. The wording was too ornate...

 

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