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 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    October 19, 2016 

Strand Apologizes per Agreement

As a condition of a sentence handed down in district court earlier this year, Mary Strand has submitted a letter of apology to the Glasgow Courier. Strand was sentenced June 20, 2016 in Valley County District Court on five counts of felony theft.... Full story

 By Patti Armbrister    News    October 19, 2016 

FFA Agronomy and Livestock Judging Event a Success

Hinsdale FFA Agronomy and Livestock Judging team swept the Big Muddy FFA District Career Development Events (CDE) on Oct. 3 in Richey, Mont. Ten chapters with 110 FFA members competed. Hinsdale FFA... Full story

 By A.J. Etherington    News    October 19, 2016 

Mayor Speaks on City Issues

Mayor Becky Erickson and Director of Public Works Rob Kompel sat down with the Courier to discuss the city’s success in soliciting grants, raising money for the recent fire truck purchase, handling the declared state of emergency, the final stage... Full story

 By A.J. Etherington    News    October 19, 2016 

Special Advocates Needed in Glasgow, Valley County

Right now in Valley County, there are 35 victims of child neglect and abuse waiting for a court appointed special advocate (CASA) to be assigned to their ongoing case. This total does not include the cases which have already been assigned advocates.... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    October 19, 2016 

School Board Discusses Substitute Teacher Pay Program

The Glasgow school board met in regular session on Oct. 12. The meeting was held at the Irle School following a meal for the trustees. Benji Phillips began the meeting with a student report and discussed projects and events that FCCLA, Honor... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    October 19, 2016 

Mill Levy Pays for Repairs at GCCL

As drivers and library regulars in Glasgow will have noticed, there has been ongoing construction around the Glasgow City-County Library recently. Library Director Megan Haddix told the Courier that... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    October 19, 2016 

LeRoy Kountz, Candidate For Commissioner

Leroy Kountz is one of three candidates for the position of county commissioner in Valley County. Kountz joined the Montana National Guard at the age of 17, and graduated from Glasgow High School in... Full story


Flood Level Predictions Lowered

The recent weather events here in Valley County and beyond are taking both front and center stage. Starting Oct. 1, localized flooding due to rainfall has been reported in several areas. According to NWS’ Tanja Franzen, the flood predictions are... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    October 12, 2016

NAN Delivers Evening of Funk, Jazz

With support from the Northeastern Arts Network (NAN), John Roberts Y Pan Blanco brought the heat to Glasgow High School on Oct. 4. The group, led by Malta native John Roberts, played for roughly two... 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


Blake Receives Suspended Sentence for Sex Crime

A Glasgow man was sentenced in Valley County District Court on Oct. 4 for one count of felony incest. With a handful of supporters seated behind him in the courtroom, Martin Blake, 40, appeared before Judge John C. McKeon. Following two hours of... Full story


An Invitation to Our Heros

The Montana Game Wardens would like to extend an invitation to the heros of our United States Armed Forces who were wounded or disabled in the line of duty. The Game Wardens in cooperation with landowners around the state are offering several... Full story


HLRC Appoints Murray, Bids Farewell to Rude 

When Health Management Services (HMS) announced they were prepared to submit their letter of resignation and step away from managing Phillips County’s Hi-Line Retirement Center at a public meeting two weeks ago, members of the new-look HLRC Board... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    October 5, 2016

Autumn Comes to Hinsdale

Taking in the sounds and sights in Hinsdale at the Fall Festival on Oct. 2 was truly a delight. It was my first year attending the annual get-together, which is now in its fifth year. With plenty of... Full story


City Council Brief

The topics dominating the discussion at the City Council meeting held Oct. 3 were the hiring and projected hirings of Glasgow Police Department employees, city union negotiations, and City Council transparency. Other items discussed were the Levee... Full story


VCCF Funds Improvements at Boy Scout Park

On Aug. 20, 18 Boy Scouts and Scout supporters came out to assist Troop 861 Life Scout Garret Paju with his Eagle Scout Project at Boy Scout Park. The project consisted of stripping the current... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    October 5, 2016

Senator Daines Tours Eastern Montana

Senator Steve Daines made a stop in Glasgow while on his tour of eastern Montana. Glasgow marked the Senator’s second stop on a 650 mile long tour that will undertake in three days. After flying into Malta on Oct. 4 to begin his tour, Glasgow was t... Full story


National Newspaper Week October 2 - 8

This year, we mark the 76th anniversary of National Newspaper Week (Oct. 2-8). The annual observance celebrates and emphasizes the impact of newspapers in communities large and small. To mark the... Full story


Click to View the 2016 Scottie Homecoming Parade

The Glasgow (Glasgow, MT) High School Scotties paraded through Glasgow on Sept. 16, 2016, in celebration of their Homecoming week.... Full story


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