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Flooding Persists Across Valley County and the Hi-Line

After a summer filled with drought followed by a heavy winter, which brought record-snowfall, the next curveball Mother Nature has in store for residents of Valley County is flooding. The flooding has...

 

Cold Weather Reduces Flood Threat on Milk River

Based upon the latest models at press time, the National Weather Service in Glasgow is projecting that flooding is almost imminent for the Milk River in Glasgow; it's just a matter of when....

 
 By Tanja Fransen    News    March 14, 2018

NWS Reminder on Ice Jam Season

Temperatures will be warming up in the Upper Yellowstone and Upper Musselshell River basins with readings in the fifties to lower sixties by mid-week. That will allow tributaries to start sending water and ice into the main stem rivers. Generally, it...

 

Courthouse Square

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle reports a quiet holiday weekend locally, at least with regard to significant accidents and arrests. County Commissioner Paul Tweten tells us that Great West Engineering made their final inspections Nov. 28 on the...

 
 By James Walling    News    November 8, 2017

Courthouse Square Happenings

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle confirms that jail numbers are on the rise. The number of inmates rose from 13 to 41 this week, mainly due to transfers from Yellowstone, Missoula and Ravalli counties. County Planner Rene Clampitt has Valley...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    September 27, 2017

County Brief:

The decision to auction off the Magruder property was approved to be sold last week by the Valley County Commissioners. The parcel of land, located on the south side of town along MT Highway 42, was utilized as the home to the local farmer’s...

 
 By Blake Gauer    Sports    August 30, 2017

Flaten-Plouffe Make a "Splash" at the "Clash"

We couldn’t have asked for better conditions for the 2017 Catfish Clash, held in Williston, N.D., on Aug. 19, as 53 boats set out to conquer the Mighty Missouri. The Williston section always provides big fish and plenty of them. The days leading up...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 23, 2017

County Brief: Landfill Board Meeting Addresses Policy Changes

Construction will soon begin on a new bridge just west of Hinsdale. Due to begin on Aug. 28, the project will replace the bridge over Beaver Creek on Milk River Road. The contract will be carried out by Tamietti Construction of Great Falls. The bulk...

 

Milk River Bridge at Nashua to Close for Repairs

Riverside Contracting and subcontractor Sletten Construction will be making repairs to the Milk River Bridge south of Nashua. To begin the repairs, the northbound lane of Highway 117 at the Milk River Bridge will be closing on Tuesday, July 11, at 8...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 7, 2017

Three DUIs Over Weekend

Valley County and the city of Glasgow saw a string of driving under the influence of alcohol cases over the weekend. Two DUI cases in the county involved vehicle crashes with one DUI occurring in the city limits. The first crash occurred on June 2, a...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 31, 2017

County Brief

A lot of road construction projects across the county are now one step closer to being accomplished after this week’s discussion and decision meeting at the Valley County Commissioners' office. The first project that the commissioners gave the...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    April 12, 2017

County Brief

Valley County Commissioners would like it to be known that the Milk River Bridge south of Nashua will be getting the deck replaced this summer. Early indications show that the project should take 10 weeks and traffic will be limited to a single...

 

George Raymond Nicol

George Raymond Nicol (aka: Punk, Nick, Monty, Ray) was born on Oct. 4, 1924, to George Raymond, Sr., and Minnie Anna (Struple) Nicol in Glasgow, Mont. While spending his last two years with...

 

Mary Ann Moen

Long time Valley County resident Mary Ann (Clowes) Moen, 93, passed away on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, from natural causes in Fargo, N.D., with her daughter, Ruth, by her side. A Celebration of Life will...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    January 11, 2017

Moose Spotted At Duane Mattfeldt's

Two moose were recently spotted at Duane Mattfeldt's place, east of town, located near the Milk River Bridge on MT Hwy. 24. The moose originally appeared north of the railroad tracks near the Valley V...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 

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