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 By Dane Osen    News    November 1, 2017

No Sale on Magruder Property

After failing to sell at auction Oct. 25, the Magruder property remains available. The property is composed of three lots located on the south side of town along Highway 42. The property was the longtime home to the Farmer’s Market. Valley County... Full story

 

Magruder Property Auction Set for Oct. 25

Following a recent market appraisal of $50,000, the Valley County Commissioners have decided to hold a public auction of the Magruder property (also known as the farmer’s market) on Oct. 25 at 9:30 a.m. at the Valley County Courthouse. The... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    October 4, 2017

County News:

As a result of cooler and wetter conditions, fire restrictions are no longer in stage one in Valley County. Commissioners stated that changes reducing fire restrictions have also taken place across several of the other surrounding counties as well.... Full story

 

The Endangered Species Act

Most people agree. The Endangered Species Act (Act or ESA) is broken. The concerns and issues originally addressed by the Act were real and its goals were very popular. The intent of the Act was valid but problems have arisen with the...

 
 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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    September 13, 2017

County Brief:

Valley County Commissioners decided last week to have the Magruder property appraised and to possibly auction off the property. The long time home for the farmer’s market was acquired by the county as tax deed land. The county had offered the land... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 30, 2017

Caution Urged as County Road Projects Continue

With several projects across the county currently in progress, drivers are being urged to keep an eye out and obey traffic signs. Crews have reported several instances where vehicles have drove past... Full story

 

Local Radio Personalities Branch Out

Stan Ozark and Haylie Shipp wear many hats in Glasgow. Outside of being radio personalities, Ozark is a councilman and hospital foundation board member, while Shipp is the owner of Shippwrecked. Start... Full story

 

Valley View Home - Letter to the Editor

My 39 years of medical practice has given me unique insights into Valley View Nursing Home. This facility has provided excellent care and support for countless residents and has directly or indirectly touched the lives of nearly all who live in...

 
 By Dane Osen    News    August 2, 2017

County Brief

Last week Valley County Commissioners met with people from the Keystone Pipeline and discussed new developments on the project and updates on their plan for the area. Some of the plans include improvements being made to three county roads that the... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    July 19, 2017

Commissioners Approve Airport Road Project, Turn Down Raises

After recently announcing they will be accepting bids for a project that will span 1.8 miles of Airport Road, Valley County Commissioners have accepted the offer made by sole bidder Century Paving of Lewistown. The company’s bid of $774,477 will... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    June 28, 2017

County Brief: Bids, Board Appointees Named

Valley County Commissioners had an eventful discussion and decision meeting on June 21. During the meeting, they approved a couple of bids and the appointment of individuals to various county boards. The first bid the commissioners approved was a... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 17, 2017

County Brief:

Last week during their weekly Discussion and Decision Meeting, the Valley County Commissioners had quite a few things on their agenda. The first item of the meeting concerned county employees purchasing tax liens. During the discussion, Commissioner... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    May 3, 2017

County Brief

This week, Valley County Commissioners approved the purchase of four used Self Contained Breathing Apparatuses (SCBA) for the fire department. The SCBA’s to be purchased are certified and have a seven-year life span. The equipment will cost... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 29, 2017

County Brief

On March 22, Valley County Commissioners agreed upon the hiring of Zach Lypszyc as Assistant County Attorney. Lypszyc has interned with the Valley County Attorney for the last two years. He will graduate this summer and is expected to pass the bar... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 22, 2017

County Brief

With the recent appointment of Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Interior, commissioners continue to prepare for the upcoming special election. The election will fill the seat left vacant by Zinke in Congress and will take place on May 25. How this... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 15, 2017

Missouri River Country Draws Tourists to Region

Missouri River Country is Montana’s northeastern tourism region which covers Garfield, McCone, Phillips, Valley, Sheridan, Daniels, Richland and Roosevelt Counties along with the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. The organization is managed by a... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 1, 2017

County Brief

Last week, the Valley County Commissioners were all taken to jail by the Vally County Sheriff’s Department, where they were given a tour. As they were guided through the facility, the commissioners had the opportunity to inspect the changes,... Full story

 

Upcoming Events in the Area

WEDNESDAY – MARCH 1 Deadline for applications to be turned in for FMDH Hospital Guild Scholarship. THURSDAY – MARCH 2 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Quilt Show at Prairie Ridge Village. 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Potato Bar with Drink and Desert at Prairie Ridge... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 15, 2017

County Brief

On Feb. 8 during the Valley County Commissioner Meeting, commissioners agreed to contribute a donation of $1,000 to the St. Mary’s Irrigation Project. The funds will be used to produce a film that demonstrates the need to rehabilitate the... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    February 8, 2017

County Brief: Grazing Fee Hike

The Valley County Commissioners made the decision to raise grazing fees from $13 to $14.01 on Feb. 1. The increased amount now matches the state’s current rate. The county currently has 2,401 animal unit months (AUM) available for the 14,5550... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    January 18, 2017

Commissioners Consider Proposal to Reduce Number of Polling Places in Valley County

On Jan. 11, the Valley County Commissioners heard a proposal to reduce the number of voting precincts across the county. The county currently has eight voting precincts located in Lustre, Frazer, Nashua, Hinsdale, Opheim, Fort Peck and two precincts... Full story

 

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