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Parking PSA

Even though the area has seen a relatively mild winter, the Glasgow Police Department would like to remind citizens of Glasgow that no camper, RV or watercraft may be parked on any street or alley of the city from Dec. 1 through March 31. The GPD...

 

Thanks for Putting Out That Fire

Thanks for Putting Out That Fire The residents of Nemont Manor wish to express their sincerest, heartfelt and grateful thanks to those who helped and assisted us during our fire emergency on Dec. 1. This goes also to those who came to the aid of...

 
 By Matt Remmich    Opinion    December 13, 2017 

Extra Enforcement, Rides Offered

As part of the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown, law enforcement agencies across Montana will deploy extra patrols for the specific purpose of deterring and detecting impaired drivers during the holiday season. Saturation...

 

Community Involvement Counts

The month of November is set aside for giving thanks, spending time with friends and family, and helping others. The Glasgow Police Department would like to take time this month to thank all of our local business owners and community members. There...

 
 By GPD    News    October 4, 2017

Safe Kids Reward Program Wraps Up Year One

As September comes to a close, the Glasgow Police Department puts our first Safe Kids Reward Program to bed for the year. Our gratitude goes out to the kids of Glasgow and their families, and our unwavering program sponsors; Dairy Queen of Glasgow,...

 

Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – OCT. 4 2-3 p.m. - Caregiver Support Group meeting for adults who are providing full or part-time care to another adult who has a chronic illness or disability at the Valley County Senior Citizen Center, 328 4th St. S. in Glasgow....

 

Glasgow Completes Branding Project

Two Rivers Economic Growth and the City of Glasgow recently completed the Glasgow Brand, which was done through cooperation with individuals representing the Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce, Glasgow...

 

Back–to–School Commute Awareness

And then school was back in session. While we’re all still glowing with that summer tan, it is hard to get back into the swing of school schedules and school traffic, pedestrian and otherwise. Your Glasgow Police Department would like to remind...

 

In It for the Long Run:

What would we do without the fire department? Do we know they are all volunteers? Sure, we’ve heard the words “Volunteer Fire Department” over and over, but do we stop to think about all that entails? I have a unique perspective as my husband...

 
 By James Walling    News    August 30, 2017

Witkowski, Adams Attempt Jailbreak

The Valley County Detention Center was the scene of an attempted escape by inmates Jay Witkowski and Austin Adams on Aug. 25. Witkowski recently admitted to killing Evelynn Garcia of Glasgow on New Year’s Eve. Adams was originally booked on...

 

Social Host Awareness

Did you know that in the state of Montana, parents are allowed to provide alcohol in “non-intoxicating quantities” to their children? Did you know that it is illegal for Montana parents to provide enough alcohol to intoxicate their children? Did...

 

Law Enforcement Brief:

The Valley County Sheriff’s Office reported that they had a rather uneventful four days at the Northeast Montana Fair. Sheriff Verne Buerkle told the Courier, “We were really glad to see the large crowds at the fair, and we had no major...

 

Paint Run/Walk Set for Aug. 19

The third annual Paint Run/Walk will be on Saturday, Aug. 19, in Glasgow. The run/walk is a 2.5 mile untimed event highlighted by participants being sprayed with powdered paint at various points along the course. The event is jointly sponsored by...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 2, 2017

Police Charge Man With Arson

The Glasgow Fire Department responded to a fire at the La Casa Hotel on Friday. When they arrived they discovered that someone had started a gas can on fire and luckily the flames were nearly out. The small blaze caused some damage to the building,...

 
 By James Walling    News    August 2, 2017

GPD Reminder: Lock Your Doors

The Glasgow Police department would like to remind area residents to help reduce vehicle break-ins and property theft by locking the doors to property and vehicles. GPD Prevention Specialist Jennifer Fuller explains, “There is a common field of...

 
 By Josie Braaten    News    August 2, 2017

Health Dept. Continues 'Cardiac Ready' Efforts

On July 26, Registered Nurse Lynn Miller and Health Department Director Connie Boreson with the Valley County Health Department were in the driveway of the Glasgow Fire Hall, ready to spread...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    July 26, 2017

Agencies Combine Efforts During Fair

Glasgow Police Department and the Valley County Sheriff’s Office will join forces again this year during the Northeast Montana Fair. The combined efforts of these two agencies will be to saturate the area in hopes of deterring underage drinking by...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 19, 2017

Alvernaz Sentenced, Local Agencies Credited

The United States Attorney's Office announced that Toni Louise Plummer-Alvernaz was sentenced to one year in prison, $246,024 in restitution and a $100 special assessment for her involvement in a...

 

GPD Offers Treats Coupons for Safe Driving

The Glasgow Police Department has partnered with McDonald’s, Flips and Dairy Queen of Glasgow, to make coupons for free ice cream cones available for officers to reward kids they notice making good decisions. Earlier this spring, Lieutenant Trint...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 21, 2017

Changes in City Ordinance Permit Use of Certain Fireworks Within City Limits

Changes made to the city ordinance concerning fireworks will make life easier for both citizens and officers around Glasgow on July 4. The change allows citizens to fire off their fireworks from 12:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., between July 3 and July 5,...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 14, 2017

GPD Reminds Motorists of Speed Limit by Civic Center

With summer programs in full swing at the Civic Center and kids looking to beat the heat in the swimming pool, traffic has increased downtown. The Glasgow Police Department would like to remind drivers that there is a 15 mph speed limit on the two...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 7, 2017

Tour de Prairie Helps to Tighten Up Bike Safety

On June 4, Glasgow had its first bicycle rally, the Tour de Prairie. The summer bike tour of Glasgow enrolled 27 kids and 24 adults who rode their bikes along the tour's route, and afterwards...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 31, 2017

Law Enforcement Brief

It was a quiet weekend for local law enforcement. The Valley County Sheriff’s Office reported that over graduation weekend their concern is usually fatalities and there were none reported. The Glasgow Police Department also wants to remind pet...

 
 By James Walling    News    May 31, 2017

'Tour de Prairie' Adds to Global Bike Travel Weekend

On June 4, Glasgow area cycling enthusiasts will participate in a global event designed to encourage traveling by bicycle and spending the night at a campground, park, hotel, bed and breakfast, hostel, friend’s house or backyard. Bike Travel...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 17, 2017

Several Bike Safety Workshops Offered in Glasgow

With summer nearing and the temperatures rising, people of all ages are again beginning to ride their bicycles. While biking is a healthy mode of transportation, it still poses potential hazards and risks that can be minimized through helmets, being...

 

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