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 By Dane Osen    News    November 16, 2016

MDT Tests New Design Ideas with Hwy. 117 Improvements

The Montana Department of Transportation expects the paving project along Hwy. 117 between Nashua and Glasgow to be completed within the next two weeks, including the sloping and planting of grass along the finished roadway . The remainder of work... 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...

 

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

 

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

 
 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...

 

Closure Planned for Hwy 117

Riverside Contracting has announced plans to close Highway 117 to through traffic from mile post 0.0 to mile post 11 (Milk River Bridge) beginning Monday, April 18, at 8 a.m. The closure is not expected to exceed four consecutive days. The work is...

 

Sunny Skies at Bjornberg

The annual Saco/Hinsdale community picnic at the Bjornberg Bridge came off without a hitch on Sunday, Sept. 20. Under the shade of the cottonwoods on the north bank of the Milk River, a lasting...

 
 By James Walling    News    June 17, 2015

North by Northeast

This will be the first in a series of travel segments focusing on various sections of Valley County and beyond. A special thanks to Glasgow's Dave Pippin for providing insight, personal connections,...

 

In With The New

A crowd large enough to fill a court room showed up on New Year's Eve to welcome the newcomers and to say goodbye to those going out of Valley County Office. David Pippin stepped down as County... Full story

 

Building Project In The Works

A Glasgow native has been making trips up to the area as a civil engineer with plans to develop some land just outside Glasgow city limits. Travis West made an appearance at the Valley County Commissioners meeting to get subdivision plans accepted...

 
 By Virgil Vaupel    Opinion    July 30, 2014

Redistribute The Tax Dollars

Hinsdale, like many other small villages and towns throughout Montana, is in a pickle. The infamous Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has warranted that the water being dumped into the Milk River from Hinsdale's sewage treatment facility is... Full story

 

Bridge To Somewhere

The bridge spanning Beaver Creek on the Milk River Road west of Hinsdale was built in 1915 and has been re-planked a few times over the years, but not much else has been done to it in the past 99... Full story

 

Yesterday's Courier Memory: The 1939 Milk River Flood

This upcoming weekend marks the start of the 75th anniversary of the 1939 Milk River Flood. Until the 1952 flood, it was the most devastating on record for the Milk River valley. The flood started... Full story

 

June C. Castleberry Coleman

June C. (Brown) Castleberry Coleman, 88, died of natural causes on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow, Mont. She was born on June 22, 1925, in Hinsdale, the...

 

NWS: On Watch For A Change In The Weather

With winter weather advisories in effect, snow and ice covering the roads and concerns with the amount of precipitation that falls in the local area, many turn to the local National Weather Service...

 
 By Sandy Laumeyer    News    October 2, 2013

1 Overpass, 4 Options: Nashua Debates 'Milk River North' Plan

The Nashua Civic Center was the site for a Sept. 24 meeting between Nashua area residents, representatives from HDR Engineering of Billings and the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) concerning the proposed construction of a railroad...

 
 By Samar Fay    News    June 12, 2013

Comments Sought On Nashua Highway Overpass Proposal

The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is seeking comments on a proposal to realign and reconstruct about 1.8 miles of Highway 117, west of Nashua. The project begins at the north end of the Milk River Bridge and proposes reconstructing Hwy....

 
 By Samar Fay    News    June 5, 2013

Milk River Above Flood Stage

The Milk River at Glasgow jumped ahead of predictions and rose to 25.6 feet late Tuesday night. Flood stage is 25 feet, so there is minor flooding in low-lying areas. The latest forecast from the... Full story