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 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...

 
 Calendar    September 9, 2015

Calendar of Upcoming Events In Our Area

WEDNESDAY – THURSDAY SEPT. 9-10 On Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 12 noon – 6 p.m., the Red Cross Blood Drawing will be at the VFW, 1222 US Hwy. 2 West, and Thursday, Sept. 10, at FMDH, at 621 3rd St. S. in Glasgow, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. To make... Full story

 
 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 12, 2015

Glasgow's First Paint Run/Walk Makes its Mark

One hundred fifty-five strong turned out for Glasgow's first annual Wounded Warrior Project Paint Run/Walk on Saturday morning. The event was sponsored by the Glasgow High School Student Council and...

 
 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 Brandon Brunelle    Opinion    August 12, 2015

The Case for the Truck

The City of Glasgow has sent out a letter of intent to raise funds for a fire appliance asking property owners inside city limits to make an important decision in the coming weeks. The Glasgow City...

 
 Opinion    August 12, 2015

Letter To The Editor

Have You Seen ‘Tarzan?’ My children and I just spent a week in Glasgow to attend a family wedding and visit old friends. We enjoyed wonderful times on the lake and many memorable evening barbecues, some of the things that make Northeast Montana...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    July 29, 2015

City Council Lurches Forward With Fire Truck Plan

July 20’s city council meeting proved a kinetic affair replete with town-altering decisions and the reactionary, hot-steam discord which oft accompanies the dynamism of purpose in such high anxiety scenarios. Change sends the flustered mind into a...

 

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