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 By A.J. Etherington    News    October 19, 2016 

Mayor Speaks on City Issues

Mayor Becky Erickson and Director of Public Works Rob Kompel sat down with the Courier to discuss the city’s success in soliciting grants, raising money for the recent fire truck purchase, handling the declared state of emergency, the final stage... Full story


Flood Level Predictions Lowered

The recent weather events here in Valley County and beyond are taking both front and center stage. Starting Oct. 1, localized flooding due to rainfall has been reported in several areas. According to NWS’ Tanja Franzen, the flood predictions are... Full story


Flood Reports from Valley County Ranchers

Recent flooding throughout Valley and Phillips counties have had impacts on low lying areas, drowning out hay bales and alfalfa seed as well as covering roads. The Courier spoke with local ranchers... Full story


A Flood of Remembrances

Living on the Milk River bottom all my life, something you learn to expect and accept as part of life are the floods. I don’t think you ever really get used to them, as each presents a different challenge. I have memories back to grade school days...


City Council Brief

The topics dominating the discussion at the City Council meeting held Oct. 3 were the hiring and projected hirings of Glasgow Police Department employees, city union negotiations, and City Council transparency. Other items discussed were the Levee... Full story


Listen to the Quiet: Part 5

The Kienitz family now numbered four: Otto, Lizzie and their two lively daughters, blond Leona, nicknamed “Toots,” and the dark-haired Luella, who is known as “Babe.” The members of this family were closely knit and have remained so over the... Full story


Listen to the Quiet: Part 4

Religion played an important part in the community life of the homesteaders. The Kienitzes belonged to the Lutheran congregation, which met once monthly at the Gus Pehlke home, beginning in 1916. Members would take turns meeting Pastor A. Jordan at... Full story


Donald Ray Watson

Donald Ray Watson Donald Ray Watson, 79, went to meet the Range Boss on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. He passed peacefully at home. He was born on April 6, 1937, in Malta, Mont., to Ray and Laura Watson. He grew up on the family ranch in the Content...


Calendar of Upcoming Events in the Area

THURSDAY – SEPT. 8 12 noon - The Valley County Senior Citizens’ annual picnic at Bundy Park in Glasgow. Meat will be provided, followed by a tour of the Pioneer Museum after the meal. In case of rain, the picnic will be held at the Senior Center... Full story


Listen to the Quiet: Part 3

One philosophy of the homesteaders was, “Don’t buy it if you can make do with a satisfactory substitute.” Resourcefulness became second nature to these Montana settlers, and the Kienitz family was no exception to the rule. For example: a... Full story

 By Dane Osen    Sports    August 24, 2016

Color Run Supports Veterans

A total of 165 people took to the streets Aug. 20 to support Veterans and get pelted with bright colored chalk. While the majority of event go-ers wore white T-shirts, some came in flamboyant bright... Full story


Listen to the Quiet: Part 2

Some young men’s thoughts turn to love in the spring, but for Otto Kienitz, during this period of his life, his thoughts centered on the “Land of Opportunity,” which was the vast prairie land of Montana. It was none too soon, as three years... Full story


Is Trump The Chump?

I tend to get a tad bit radical in my thinking from time to time. It helps clear my brain. Now, for the benefit of my 18.3441 readers, I would expound my theory as to why I think Trump is the Chump. I’ll have more on that later in the broadcast, bu...


Demolition Derby Sees Surge in Attendance at Northeast Montana Fair

Despite dropping an event and one Herby Derby cancellation, LeeAnn Walls described the Milk River Motorsports Demolition Derby on July 30th as, "having gone rather smoothly." Walls commented that...


Jodell Lee 'Jody' Downhour

Jodell Lee "Jody" Downhour, 54, of Havre, Mont., passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016. Cremation has taken place and services will be held Thursday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m. at the Eagle's Campground in...

 By Virgil Vaupel    News    August 3, 2016

Evening Entertainment Shines with Emerson Drive

Emerson Drive started out back in 1995 going under the name of 12 Gauge, but a few years later, after the band moved to Nashville, they discovered that 12 Gauge was already used by a rap group. So the... Full story

 By James Walling    News    July 27, 2016

Driving into Glasgow

Emerson Drive lead singer Brad Mates spoke to the Courier in anticipation of the Canadian band's appearance with JT Hodges at the 2016 Northeast Montana Fair on July 29. “I've never been to Glasgow,” Mates explained via phone from the road,...

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    July 27, 2016

The Urination Syndrome

Here’s the plan. I want every one of the 3.14159265 true conservative males over the age of 18, staunch supporter of HRC and who actually reads this nonsense column to take out your wallet and extract 25 percent of its wealth. Now go directly to th...

 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 13, 2016

City Council Highlights

Rob Kompel of the Glasgow Department of Public Works had some key highlights from the July 5 City Council Meeting. In addition to normal operating agenda items for the city such as decisions on employee stipends and downtown grant applications, the...

 By Marc Kloker    Sports    July 13, 2016

"Kids to Fish" In Full Swing

A popular Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Region 6 program that allows children and their families to check out free fishing rods and tackle is in full swing again this year. Just in time...


Milk River Days

Milk River Days was a big success in Hinsdale over the holiday weekend. Montana Street was bustling during this year's parade, as were the rodeo, street dance, and other festivitie... Full story


A Girl and Her Horse

Barrel racer Stacy Harris of Peerless, leads her horse around a barrel during her run at the Hinsdale rodeo. The rodeo was held July 3 during Hinsdale's annual Milk River Days.... Full story

 By James Walling    News    June 29, 2016

Hinsdale Sweet Shop Offers More than Sugar

The first time I walked into Leona Knutson's Sweet Memories on Montana Street in Hinsdale, it was half by accident. Noticing a sign for coffee and ice cream on the otherwise sleepy thoroughfare, I...

 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    June 22, 2016

EPA and Corps of Engineers Out of Control

What the hell are those two government agencies doing picking on a 77-year-old disabled Navy veteran who is just trying to live out his life in relative mountain comfort and not bother anyone? Seems as time goes by, and more and more people are...


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