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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 27, 2015 

2015 Graduates Start A New Chapter

"We have a great town here, and you are a part of the story," Superintendent Bob Connors said at the 2015 graduation on Sunday, May 24. Parents, family and friends gathered to watch the class walk...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 27, 2015 

What Does Memorial Day Mean To You?

Memorial Day services were held all around the county this week. The ceremony in Glasgow that took place at the Glasgow Civic Center focused on the true meaning of Memorial Day. Master of Ceremony...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 27, 2015 

Glasgow's Housing Crunch Continues

It's been months of meetings and gathering information, but earlier this month the committee set to look at possibly purchasing Valley Court, a low income housing building on the 1100 block of 2nd...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 27, 2015 

Teenager Survives Gunshot to Head

Tragedy struck about 13 miles north of Frazer on Lustre Road on Sunday, May 24. Roosevelt County received a 911 call around 6 a.m. from a 16-year-old girl who said she had been shot in the head and her father had shot himself. Raymond Rahn had been...

 News    May 27, 2015 

Man Killed in Accident at Hinsdale School

Fifty-three-year-old Bradley Palmer of Hinsdale was found dead under a three-point hitch mower deck behind the Hinsdale School May 19 at 1:44 p.m. He had been working for the school district since early winter as the maintenance and groundskeeper. It...

 By James Walling    News    May 27, 2015 

Drug Busts in Opheim, St. Marie

Brian James Wiese of Opheim was arrested by officers from the Tri-Agency Drug Task Force and the Valley County Sheriff’s Department May 18 on criminal possession of dangerous drugs charges for methamphetamine (felony) and marijuana (misdemeanor),...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 27, 2015 

Police Find Drugs in Stolen Vehicle

According to the dispatch report and a press release from the Glasgow Police Department, dispatch received a call on Thursday, May 21 of a vehicle on the way towards Glasgow on Hwy. 2. The vehicle was observed heading west with three occupants,...

 News    May 27, 2015 

Deadlines Continue at Noon on Mondays

The Courier has moved up its deadline to Mondays at noon in order to keep things on schedule and so you can continue to keep seeing color on our pages. The Monday-at-noon deadline will continue from here on as the Courier adjusts to changes. Be sure... Full story

 By James Walling    News    May 20, 2015

Fort Peck Vet Recalls Life of Service

Joe Carson might as well be Joe Peck. He's the closest thing to a living embodiment of everything the town of Fort Peck has come to represent. The affable veteran is calm, stoic but cheerful, and...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 20, 2015

The Dream Comes to Life, Honoring Our Vets

Five years of hard work is finally bringing fruition to a dream. Construction is set to take place just after the Memorial Day holiday to officially break ground in Fort Peck. It's been a long road...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 20, 2015

Eastern State Drug Prosecution Program Comes to a Close

As funding was cut, funding was not renewed for the drug prosecution program that helped 17 eastern counties in Montana. The program helped create forms, documentation and provided research for law enforcement and attorneys. Valley County Attorney...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 20, 2015

10 Years of Bonnie City Blues And Brews Gets a Little Blue Grass

It's become a tradition that several locals look forward to each year to the Bonnie City Blues and Brews Festival put on by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. This year more brews were a... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 20, 2015


While Memorial Day has become a popular weekend to kick off the summer festivities, it's a day that we set aside to honor the fallen. Wreaths and flags are left at gravesites all across the country...

 By James Walling    News    May 13, 2015

Zinke and "American Sniper" Author Visit Glasgow

Congressman Ryan Zinke of Whitefish stopped into Glasgow for a visit with local and regional media, concerned citizens, supporters and schoolkids Thursday, May 7. His message was clear: "I am for...

 By For The Courier    News    May 13, 2015

Fort Peck Theater Prepping for Opening Curtain in 2015 Season

The Fort Peck Summer Theatre (FPST), now celebrating its 46th Season, is anxiously prepping for the 2015 Season, featuring popular, in-demand titles and some of the theater’s most frequently requested musicals. Under the leadership of returning...

 By James Walling    News    May 13, 2015

Local Author Embraces Life as Expat, Pens Mysteries from Home in Mexico

Montana native BilliJo Doll has lived a rich, alternately painful and poignantly interesting life. Mystery, science-fiction, and other variations aside, she has written about her past with honesty and...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 13, 2015

Jurisdiction Changes Affect Tribal Victims of Domestic Violence

A change made on the Fort Peck Reservation will help enable tribal officers and county officers to be cross deputized in instances of domestic violence that are committed by non-Indians on the reservation. Prior to the changes, it was difficult for t...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 13, 2015

New Executive Takes the Chair at Mental Health

Would you stop in for a routine check up for your mental health? Jim Novelli is a firm believer that mental health needs more attention and that Eastern Montana has many challenges because of it’s size and the diverse needs. Novelli is the new...

 News    May 13, 2015

Glasgow Courier Back At the Rundle Building

A blast from the past from Courierland. This photo was taken when the Glasgow Courier still sat in the Rundle Building basement. Starting from the left is an unknown, Joe Martincoski, Emerald Lee,... Full story

 News    May 13, 2015

Governor Steve Bullock Signs Bill Making Scobey Soil Official State Soil of Montana

Governor Steve Bullock was joined by Sen. J.P. Pomnichowski, former Governor and soil scientist Brian Schweitzer, and students from Longfellow Elementary School, as he hosted a ceremonial signing of SB 176, making the Scobey Soil the official state... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Voters Favor School Levies

Absentee ballots came in early on during this school election. Four districts in Valley County held open the polls on Tuesday, May 5 and the results are in from Frazer, Opheim, Hinsdale and Glasgow. GLASGOW Voters were able to voice their decision on... Full story

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Students Gaining Real World Knowledge

Highway Patrolman Mitchell Willett speaks to a group of students at the Glasgow High School Career Fair that took place on Wednesday, April 29. Students from Glasgow and Opheim, grades 7-12, were...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Bison Bill Gets The Boot, APR Requests Change In Grazing

After a lot of work on a bill that passed both through the Montana Senate and House, Sen. John Brenden-R was disappointed yesterday as his bill SB 284 was vetoed. The bill would allow county...

 By Bonnie Davidson    News    May 6, 2015

Glasgow Fire Department Seeks Funding For New Truck

A new roof, maybe a new truck and a round of new rumors. The Glasgow Fire Department (GFD) has been a part of city council discussion in the last few meetings. During the Monday, April 20 meeting...

 News    May 6, 2015

FMDH Named Top 100

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital was recently named one of the iVantage Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States. “FMDH is proud of the efforts of its staff as a whole and their contributions to our hospital achieving this desi...


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