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 By Dane Osen    News    July 27, 2016 

Fire Drill Suspended for Actual Fire in St. Marie

Originally, the plan was to meet with the guys from the St. Marie Fire Department on the afternoon of July 24. I was going to watch them drill and shoot the breeze about a few of them getting their...

 By Thomas Heitkamp    News    June 1, 2016

Theropoda Expeditions Announces Discovery of 'Rees Rex'

Theropoda Expeditions, a leading dinosaur exploration, preparation, and mounting company announced today its discovery of Rees Rex, a new and noteworthy specimen of the iconic Tyrannosaurus rex. The new find has a nearly complete skull and joins...

 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...

 Obituaries    September 30, 2015

Edgar 'Eddie' Orval Garwood

Edgar "Eddie" Orval Garwood of Nashua, Mont., 94, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, of natural causes at his home on the family farm south of Nashua. Services will be held Friday, Oct. 2, at 11 a.m. at...

 Obituaries    September 9, 2015

Marie Louise Kjelgaard Long Vaughan

Marie Louise (Kjelgaard) Long Vaughan, 92, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. With family by her side, she spent her final...

 Obituaries    July 29, 2015

Marie Louise Kjelgaard Long Vaughan

Marie Louise (Kjelgaard) Long Vaughan, 92, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. With family by her side, she spent her final...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    January 28, 2015

Valley County Jail: Often Filled Up

Statewide complaints are being heard about crowded jail cells. Inmates are sleeping wherever beds might be able to fit and a lot of movement of prisoners from one jail cell to another has been taking place to cover the lack of spaces available....

 By Doris Franzen    Opinion    October 8, 2014

You Need To Know About R.L. Irle

Before you make any decisions about renaming the Irle School, you need to learn more about Mr. R. L. Irle. Mr R.L. Irle came to Glasgow in 1929, I believe. Just in time for the beginning of three... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 1, 2014

Bison Ordinance Hits The Ballots

While the ballots won't be ready for voters for a few more weeks, a bison ordinance has been discussed and worked on with Valley County commissioners and the Valley County Conservation District Board. The conservation board members met with county...

 Obituaries    September 17, 2014

Bonnie Wischmann

Bonnie Jo Wischmann, 93, passed away of natural causes on September 15, 2014, at the Teton County Nursing Home, in Choteau, Montana. Her life is celebrated by her children. Bonnie often said she lived a wonderful life; she loved her children, and enj...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 6, 2014

Kentucky Woman, 27, Dies In Wreck

A fatal traffic accident took place Saturday on Highway 24, near mile marker 35 in McCone County near Fort Peck. Two women were in the vehicle when the driver tried to avoid a deer in the road and lost control of the vehicle, investigators said. The...

 Obituaries    July 30, 2014

Victor Forslund

Sunset services are planned for Victor Forslund. There will be a cowboy funeral at sunset for Forslund at the Jack Nickels Ranch in Fort Peck on Thursday, July 31, at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Victor Forslund, 61, passed away on Friday, June 20,...

 Obituaries    June 25, 2014

Victor Forslund

Victor Forslund, 61, passed away on the Jack and Pearl Nickel’s ranch in McCone County south of the Fort Peck Dam on Friday, June 20, 1014. Cremation has taken place and services will be held at a later date. He spent three years loving his life on...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 11, 2014

Severe Highway 24 Accident Turns Up Missing Person

It was a normal workday for a few NorVal employees on their way back from an annual meeting in Circle. As they continued along Hwy. 24 heading towards Fort Peck on Friday, June 6, they saw a few vehicles stopped in the middle of the road, near mile... Full story

 By Sierra Dawn Stoneberg-Holt    Opinion    May 14, 2014

The Bison Meeting That Wasn't

Maybe you heard. Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks (FWP) was planning a bison discussion meeting for April 15 and 16. The meeting was cancelled late Saturday, April 12. Personally, I found out less than 24 hours before I was set to leave for the...

 Obituaries    March 19, 2014

Henry David Yager

Henry David Yager, 77, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at the Valley View Home in Glasgow. He resided at Valley View for one year and seven months. Funeral services will be 4...

 By Bonnie Davidson and Quinn Robinson    News    January 15, 2014

Judges, Mayors, Champions

July • The airline that provides Essential Air Service to Glasgow and other small cities in Montana has decided to leave the state. Silver Airways notified the U.S. Department of Transportation...

 By Compiled by Bonnie Davidson and Quinn Robinson    News    January 8, 2014

Radioactive Waste, Bison and XL

January • The winter storm that hit northeast Montana on Thursday night, Jan. 10, wasn't a surprise. It had been making its way across the state, heralded by the forecasters. But its intensity on... Full story

 Obituaries    November 20, 2013

Esther Mae Jernigan

Esther Mae (Kleppelid) Jernigan, 88, died Nov. 13, 2013, at Carolinas Hospital in Florence, S.C. Born in Circle, Mont., on March 25, 1925, to Albert and Rosemond (Palmerton) Kleppelid, she grew up in...

 By The Courier    News    September 25, 2013

County Unemployment Remains Under 4%

Valley County’s unemployment rate remained below 4% at 3.9% in August, rising a slim 0.1 percentage points over July’s rate. The county’s August labor force stood at 4,002, with 3,847 people employed and 155 unemployed. Across Montana, the...

 By NWS Glasgow    News    August 7, 2013

Summer Storms Hammer Area

Although the calendar says August, the severe weather season is still going strong across northeastern Montana. Quite a few storms moved from west to east across Valley County on Monday afternoon. They brought 40 mph wind and half-inch hail to...

 By The Courier    News    July 24, 2013

Jobless Rates 4.4% In County, 5.1% In Montana

Montana’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.4 percent in June, the same rate as in May, a pause in the long-term downward trend experienced throughout 2013. The national rate also was steady at 7.6 percent. In Valley County, the rate of...

 News    July 17, 2013

FEMA Funding To Help With Flood Recovery

Montana’s U.S. senators Max Baucus and Jon Tester announced that FEMA has responded to their calls to quickly provide federal disaster assistance to Montanans – including those in Valley County – affected by historic flooding in May and June....

 By Ron Seldon    News    June 5, 2013

Black Bear Captured Near Brockway Successfully Moved to Little Belts

A black bear captured on a ranch near the McCone County town of Brockway over the Memorial Day weekend has been moved by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks wardens to a new home in the Little Belt...

 By Sierra Dawn Stoneberg-Holt    Opinion    May 29, 2013

Dangerous Misconceptions About Wild Bison On The CMR

In the May 13 Great Falls Tribune, Tom France wrote, “The million-acre Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, ideal native prairie bison habitat ... likely will emerge as the best possible site – and perhaps the only viable location –...