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 By James Walling    News    June 22, 2016 

Trio of Personnel Changes at Valley View

In response to mounting challenges in resident care at Glasgow’s Valley View Home, Health Management Services, the management company hired to run the facility in 2014, has fired at least one long-term employee in recent days. With as many as...

 By Parker Kulczyk    News    June 22, 2016 

Strand Appears in Court, Sentenced to 90 Days

Parker Kulczyk The Courier In Valley County District Court on June 20, 2016, former Fort Peck Fine Arts Council Executive Director Mary Strand was sentenced on five felony counts of theft by embezzlement and money laundering. In attendance included m... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    June 22, 2016 

Nature Conservancy Creates Easement of Nearly 16,000 acres on the Northern Plains

The Nature Conservancy recently secured a conservation easement on 15,959 acres of land north of Glasgow on the Carroll ranch. The easement, which encompasses all of the private lands along the northern border of the Bitter Creek Wilderness Study... Full story

 News    June 22, 2016 

Opening Ceremony for NE Montana Veterans Memorial Set for July 4

The Garrison United States flag will join the Montana flag, the POW/MIA flag, and six branch of service flags to fly majestically in the wind on July 4 as the Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial...

 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 15, 2016

Glasgow Resident Badly Burned in Home Explosion

An explosion of currently unknown origin demolished and burned a northwestern Glasgow home Friday, June 10, at 6:22 a.m. badly injuring the occupant and completely destroying the home. According to...

 By Patti Scanlan    News    June 15, 2016

Scouts Get a Lesson in Mining

If it can't be grown, it must be mined. These words were repeated several times to Venture Crew 2861 and Boy Scout Troop 861 this past weekend as they traveled to Butte to earn their Mining in...

 By James Walling    News    June 15, 2016

Truck Found in River, Sheriff Seeks Missing Man

The Valley County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Robert J. Willenborg, 59, of Buena Vista, Colo. Valley County Search & Rescue assisted in the removal of Willenborg’s vehicle, a white pickup truck,... Full story

 By Parker Kulczyk    News    June 15, 2016

Valley County Primary Roundup

Montana’s election primary was held last week on June 7. For the Democrats, Valley County voted 344-337 for Hillary Clinton, while Bernie Sanders won at the state level. On the Republican side of things, Donald J. Trump took landslide victories at...

 By Parker Kulczyk    News    June 15, 2016

Miss Montana: Competition of Character and Uniqueness

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the Miss Montana Pageant in Glendive. Before going, I thought it would merely be formal event with contestants having little ability to express... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    June 8, 2016

Nashua School Accepts Five New Resignations

Already struggling to fill open positions, the Nashua School received and accepted five new resignations at the June 2 school board meeting, bringing the total of recent resignations to eight. In addition, the school has been searching for more than...

 By For The Courier    News    June 8, 2016

MVD Requires Appointments for Most Services

Angela Austin of the Montana Department of Justice, Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) in Glasgow and Wolf Point wants to inform everyone you must have an appointment in order to take a written test or road test, get a license or identification card,... Full story

 By Anthony Etherington    News    June 8, 2016

Glasgow Launches Downtown Revitalization Plan

In January of 2015, the City of Glasgow contracted with Land Solutions, LLC to prepare a Downtown Revitalization Plan. The plan launched the creation of a downtown association or revitalization group...

 By Anthony Etherington    News    June 8, 2016

Glasgow Public Works Begins $300K Paving Project

Glasgow Public Works Director Rob Kompel and Mayor Becky Erickson recently provided details on a paving project set to begin Monday, June 6, and run for up to two weeks. The project is Glasgow’s first major paving and chip-sealing project in two...

 By MTN News    News    June 8, 2016

Shawn Newton Takes Home Emmy for Directing

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Northwest announced the winners of its 53rd Annual Emmy Awards on Saturday, June 4, in Seattle. Television professionals and industry leaders attended the ceremony to support and recognize the nati...

 News    June 8, 2016

Abigail Helland to compete this weekend for Miss Montana

Abigail Helland, 20 of Glasgow, is one of 11 competing for the title of Miss Montana in Glendive June 9-11 at 7 p.m. nightly at the DCHS auditorium. After graduating valedictorian from GHS in 2014,... Full story

 News    June 8, 2016

Update from GPD: Cut Your Grass

Chief of Police Bruce Barstad would like to again remind the Glasgow community to make sure their lawns and weedy lots in the city of Glasgow are well kept and mowed. Also, the police department will soon be posting formal notices to cut the grass,... Full story

 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 1, 2016

Valley View Reels from DPHHS Inspection

Valley View nursing home (VVH) is a long-term care facility in Glasgow that provides the region with an invaluable community service. Recently, the facility received a troubling quality assurance review by the Montana Department of Public Health and...

 By Parker Kulczyk    News    June 1, 2016

Election Information

Montana’s primary election is set for Tuesday June 7, and Valley County voters have a lot of opportunity to do their civic duty and make their voices heard. Polling places will be open for voters as follows: Precinct 1, Fort Peck (Fort Peck... Full story

 By Marcie Kinzel    News    June 1, 2016

Daines Named 'Hero of Main Street'

U.S. Senator Steve Daines announced he has received the "Hero of Main Street" award from the National Retail Federation for his support of legislation critical to the retail industry. "I'm proud to...


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