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 By James Walling    News    August 26, 2015 

Probing the Project

A representative from the American Prairie Reserve has responded to questions from the Courier regarding local frustrations about large-scale bison release efforts. APR Communications & Outreach... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    August 26, 2015 

Locals Say 'No Action' to Bison

Over 300 people gathered at Malta High School last Wednesday night during a public hearing hosted by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to comment on a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for... Full story

 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    August 26, 2015 

STAT Air's New Plane Takes to the Sky

With her maiden voyage on Aug. 24, from Malta to Great Falls, the newest addition to Northeast Montana STAT Air Co-Op's fleet takes off to the delight of her pilots and flight crew. The Pilatus PC-12...

 By Patrick Burr    News    August 26, 2015 

Accidents Highlight Need for Vigilance

Two separate highway accidents inflicted injurious damages on vehicles and occupants alike last week in Valley County. The first occurred on Aug. 19 at 8:05 p.m. A 54-year-old Glasgow resident was piloting his 1997 Harley-Davidson northbound on...

 By James Walling    News    August 19, 2015

Seeking Summer Memories, Merit Badges

Members of Boy Scout Troop 850 (Glasgow residents, all) took to the Missouri Aug. 4 in search of merit badges for Theatre, Pioneering, and Canoeing, as well as some good, clean fun in sun. Scout...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    August 19, 2015

Northeast Montana Relay for Life Surpasses Fundraising Goal

I heard the festivities before I saw them. Walking into the Relay I heard singing, followed by applause from the crowd. The closer I got, I could see most everyone was gathered under the well-lit...

 By Patrick Burr    News    August 19, 2015

Ongoing Sponsorship Program Raises Money, Brightens Town

Mayor Becky Erickson’s non-formal fundraising effort has aided in bringing the Glasgow Downtown Revitalization Plan to beautiful fruition. The donation push, which Erickson says has consisted of a few mail-outs and one cocktail party, pulled in...

 News    August 19, 2015

Can-Am Laser Regatta Drinks Wind on Fort Peck Lake

Caleb Gilliam of Billings makes the most of conditions and his craft to gain speed during the Can-Am Fort Peck Lake Laser Regatta, held Aug. 15-17.... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    August 19, 2015

Local Family Touched by Tragedy in Texas

A local family is asking for help after tragedy struck miles away in Houston, Texas. On Aug. 8, Valerie Jackson, Dwayne Jackson Sr. and their six children were shot to death in their home. David Ray Conley III has admitted to the murders and was...

 News    August 19, 2015


McKenna Strommen shows her pastel drawing of bird "sitting pretty" that earned her a rosette at the Northeast Montana fair.... Full story

 News    August 19, 2015

Aiden Fouhy Wins Big

Aiden Fouhy received the Individual Herdsman Award for sheep presented by Jeremy Tihista (at right). He also won Overall Grand Champion Ewe, Grand Champion Targee Ewe, Best Overall Breeding Sheep... Full story

 News    August 19, 2015

Lustre Family Raises Poultry Right

Top: Pictured with her poultry project, Diane Pankratz won the Sr. Grand Champion Showmanship Award in horse as well as the Horsemanship Level IV award in the Horse Show Awards. Bottom: Judy... Full story

 By Patrick Burr    News    August 12, 2015

Glasgow's First Paint Run/Walk Makes its Mark

One hundred fifty-five strong turned out for Glasgow's first annual Wounded Warrior Project Paint Run/Walk on Saturday morning. The event was sponsored by the Glasgow High School Student Council and...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    August 12, 2015

Northeast Montana Relay for Life Event Begins Friday

Northeast Montana Relay for Life Event Begins Friday Georgie Kulczyk / THE COURIER Relay for Life is an American Cancer Society (ACS) event intended to raise funds for the fight against cancer. There...

 By James Walling    News    August 12, 2015

Taxpayers to Decide Fate of Quint Fire Truck

According to Glasgow Mayor Becky Erickson, city residents will be receiving a notice of intent to form a special improvement district for the purpose of buying a used Quint pumper/ladder truck needed for fire protection. “A total of 1,250 letters w...

 By Lih-An Yang    News    August 12, 2015

Hi-Line Cakes and Bakery

Opened in 2013, Hi-Line Cakes and Bakery is something like a hidden oasis of cleverly conceived and delicious foodstuffs. Many Glasgow residents don't even know it's there. Owner Melissa Mickelson's...

 News    August 12, 2015

Young and Not-So-Young Enjoy the Northeast Montana Fair

Although Laynee Simpson could only hold one of her rabbits, she won two rosettes. In open class, Simpson earned one award for her grand champion doe rabbit under one year and grand champion in... Full story

 News    August 12, 2015

In the Culinary Department....

Dixie Shephard displays the several entries that earned her top honors at the fair this year. She earned rosettes for her cake, jam, and whole wheat bread; the Degree of Honor sponsored-award of best... Full story

 News    August 12, 2015

4-H Is Alive and Strong in Valley County

Jack Cornwell won Overall Grand Champion, Heavy Weight Grand Champion and Pre-Jr. Reserve Showmanship Champion for his sheep.... Full story

 By James Walling    News    August 5, 2015

Fair Garners Mixed Reviews, Plenty of Smiles

At press time, the 2015 Northeast Montana Fair is concluding with a finale in the way of Tuesday's Milk River Motorsports Derby. Carnival workers will then begin breaking down the midway and rides,...

 By Ariel Overstreet-Adkins    News    August 5, 2015

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Inductions

On July 29, the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center (MCHF & WHC) announced the eighth class of inductions into the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame. The inductees were chosen from a field of candidates nominated by the general public....

 By Patrick Burr    News    August 5, 2015

Bottle Rocket Experiments take Center Stage in Library's Summer Program

Twenty young boys and girls gather around two waist-high wooden tables strewn with rolls of masking tape, crayola pens, and scissored bits of clear plastic. “It’s called Newton’s Third Law of Motion,” says librarian Karen Anderson, reading...

 By Patrick Burr    News    August 5, 2015

Traffic Fatality Claims Glasgow Resident

Brenda Isakson Cook, 44, of Glasgow, died on Sunday night after her car flipped over near Hwy 2. “[The] vehicle was heading westbound on 1st Avenue North,” relayed Patrolman David Moon. “It struck a pothole and spun out [towards the]...

 News    August 5, 2015

Crazy Days Winners Chosen

The winner of the Glasgow Courier's Crazy Days Costume Contest was The Fashionette. For their efforts, the ad they placed in the Courier will be free of charge. Pictured in the watermelon costumes... Full story

 By James Walling    News    July 29, 2015

Local Gallery Features Work from GHS Senior

Amy Nelson is 17 years old and a student at Glasgow High School. She's also a budding photographer with her own show filling the western wall of the Sean R. Heavey Gallery downtown for the month of...


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