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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014 

East Side Story Nearly Complete

While school's out for summer, local schools haven't been blown to pieces as the song goes – but all three Glasgow schools have seen a facelift. The school construction bond was successfully closed... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014 

Candy Cane Park Getting A Little Sweeter

It's been a sweet spot for several kids, with an elephant slide as a favorite piece of equipment. Now Glasgow's Candy Cane Park is getting a whole new look that will be sweet when it's completed. The...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014 

Bison Talks A Mixed Bag In Billings

Not everyone wanting to speak their opinion made it to the bison discussions at the Big Horn Resort in Billings this week, but dozens did. The meeting was convened by the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Monday and Tuesday. Valley County Commissi...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014 

Levee Planning Effort Gets More Time

While work continued on the Glasgow Milk River and Cherry Creek System Wide Infrastructure Framework (SWIF) Plan, revisions from the Army Corps of Engineers were returned to the levee safety committee. The good news that came with it was an...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014 

Possible Sale Of Dams Getting A Look

The Public Service Commission, along with a NorthWestern Engery representative, visited Glasgow a few months ago to discuss the possible purchase of 11 hydroelectric dams from PPL Montana. The $900 million bid to buy the dams would pass on rate incre...

 
 News    July 16, 2014 

McLean Visits FPCC

Lt. Gov. Angela McLean speaks Tuesday with attendees at the Main Street Montana Project meeting at Fort Peck Community College. She hosted the meeting in Poplar to discuss economic development... Full story

 
 News    July 16, 2014 

Moor Family Arrived on Harley-Davidson in 1909

Earl W. and Carrie Jarstad Moor and their children, Ethel and Fern, arrived in the Glasgow area in their three-wheel Harley Davidson in 1909. This picture shows them parked in front of the... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Glasgow's Animal Planet In Sight

It's been years of planning, discussion and sweat to get a dream to come to reality. Skip Erickson has had a vision of a wildlife exhibit that would not only show some of his prized hunting trophies,... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Reinhardt Stepping Down As Treasurer

After 24 years of work, no major upcoming plans come to mind except to visit family and grandchildren. Jenny Reinhardt is getting ready to hand over the reigns as Valley County treasurer at the end...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Spay/Neuter Days Reach To Animals...And Humans

“We're trying to teach people how you care for animals is how you end up treating humans,” Jean Atthouse, one of the founders of the Montana Spay/Neuter Task Force said. The task force is making another round to Glasgow on Friday, July 18, and...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Boomtown

Fireworks explode over the Valley County Fairgrounds in Glasgow on the 4th of July. Glasgow and Long Run firefighters showed up around 5 p.m. and continued with the set-up until it got... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Embezzlement Investigation Continues

While an investigation continues, information on a local embezzlement case will be postponed. Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier issued a statement in the past week in regards to the case. “The Valley County Sheriff's Office is in the process of...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Billings Bison Talk Next Week

Heads will be turning towards Billings on July 14-15 as discussion on a bison conservation and management plan for Montana take place. A public meeting was cancelled a few months ago in Lewistown, not long after ranchers pledged to turn out to the...

 
 News    July 9, 2014

Cheers, Independence Day 1906

In this photo taken in 1906, bartenders Mike Allen and John Purcell are possibly helping the unidentified men toast to Independence Day at the Coleville Hotel. Purcell came out to homestead in the... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 2, 2014

Some Dam Repairs Done, Close To It

While the flood of 2011 is still a topic of conversation, necessary repair work at Fort Peck Dam is ongoing. Even though several repair projects have been completed, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 2, 2014

The Commander Is In The House

While most of the jokes were light, there were a few mentions of gratitude as members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars gathered at the Glasgow VFW building on Saturday evening. It was a fairly casual...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 2, 2014

Traffic Signs Find Speed A Problem

While speeding is a general problem on the road, the signs set up to collect data through a grant have been making some impacts on speeders coming through Glasgow. Glasgow Police Chief Bruce Barstad explained that the data collected has helped...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 2, 2014

Glasgow's Fireworks: Hartsock Lights It Up

Fireworks haven't always been a tradition in the county seat. Hinsdale has a longer history of a parade and fireworks that follow in the evening, but a few years back Gene Hartsock thought enough people in Glasgow wanted a display closer to town and...

 
 News    July 2, 2014

Two Days Of Bison Talks Set For Billings

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a two-day discussion in Billings, July 14-15, on issues related to a bison conservation and management plan for Montana. FWP has assembled a diverse group of interests and a number of state and community...

 
 News    July 2, 2014

Community Garden Produces At Milk River Activity Center

Ben Overaker helps water the plants at the Milk River Activity Center community garden. The clients have had the help of community members to grow produce to donate to the local food bank, senior... Full story

 
 News    July 2, 2014

85 Years Ago: Paddle Wheel Ferry Worked Hard On The Missouri River at Lismas

The old paddle wheel ferry at Lismas goes down the Missouri River on July 2, 1929. The first ferry at Lismas was managed by a cattleman, William Kirkland, in 1903. The name Lismas came from the last... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 25, 2014

Artists Find a Home

A creative way to use wooden pallets now lines several artistic displays at the new Wheat Grass Art Gallery located in Glasgow. The art gallery has hopes of rekindling the love of art in the... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 25, 2014

Marlene Yoss: 16,000 Hours Of Volunteering

Humble and uncomfortable with extra attention, it's only a few words that friends and families described of one local volunteer. Words about being friendly, helpful and part of the family were heard...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    June 25, 2014

Plea Deals Entered In Drug Bust Case

A drug bust that took place in September is finally finding its way through the courts. Valley County sheriff’s deputies got a search warrant for a pickup that was pulled over on Sept. 8 and found marijuana, hashish, drug paraphernalia and...

 
 News    June 25, 2014

Jobless Rate Dips Below 3% Here

Valley County’s unemployment rate in May dropped below 3 percent again, while Montana’s unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percentage points over the month for a rate of 4.6 percent in May. The U.S. unemployment rate held steady at 6.3 percent....

 

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