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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 22, 2014 

What To Do With HWY 2?

"I don't want to borrow on the highway future," Director of Montana Department of Transportation Mike Tooley said at a meeting that took place at the Cottonwood Inn in Glasgow on Friday. Tooley came... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 22, 2014 

The Sex Sting: Why?

He's described as a good student, quiet, respectful and polite. But a 2007 Glasgow graduate found himself in handcuffs on Friday, Oct. 10, as agents with the Montana Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) arrested Steven...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 22, 2014 

Meier-Horn Campaign Complaints Continue

With campaign season coming close to an end, a flurry of ads are being placed by candidates and their supporters. Some ads brought about a complaint filed Oct. 15 against the Valley County Sheriff Deputies by Donna Dascher and Joe Horn. The...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 22, 2014 

What A Gas! A Little Less Pain At The Pump These Days

It still isn't a total sigh of relief as many of us can remember a time when the price of a gallon of gas was under $2, but the tightness of muscles around the fingers forking over the cash for gas is lessening as prices have fallen nearly 30 cents...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 22, 2014 

State And Federal Candidates: Here's A Look At Them

As election season comes towards a close and voters, who might not have kept up with all the changes in the last few months, might be wondering who made it to the final ballot. As sometimes heated battles have come up between the candidates there hav...

 
 News    October 22, 2014 

Partial Failure of Fort Peck Dam, Sept. 22, 1938

This photo shows the embankment of the Fort Peck Dam that failed and went back into the Missouri River on Sept. 22, 1938. Just over 76 years ago, the fast moving slide killed eight workers. A safety... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 15, 2014

Meet The Valley County Candidates

With absentee ballots out and over 250 votes already in, that last push for candidates to get their story out there is in full swing. The Glasgow Courier hopes to educate voters on who’s on our ballot in our local county, both contested and... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 15, 2014

Elementary School Taking Shape; GHS & East Side Nearly Complete

School board members and a few school employees took a tour of the new elementary school construction before the school board meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 8. While there was obviously a long way to go...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 15, 2014

Irle: The Great Debate

Sometimes a namesake can have more sentimental value and meaning, other times it's about carrying history. The Glasgow school board discussed a possible decision on naming the new elementary school building at the school board meeting that took...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 8, 2014

End Of An Era

In the old days it was a place to hang out, a place to catch up with neighbor's and friends, but those days died out before WWII. The local barbers were pretty busy keeping up with business and one... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 8, 2014

Judy Michael: She's Been Framed

A local favorite is displaying her artwork at the Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery for the month of October. It's Judy Michael, who is known for giving her art a 3D effect by painting on a plate of...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 8, 2014

Officials Want Local Drug Court

Drugs don't discriminate. A courtroom is a place for justice, a place full of decisions and consequences, but can you imagine a court that focuses on treatment and healing? Drug courts, or sometimes referred to as treatment courts could be coming to...

 
 News    October 8, 2014

Estimated $80,000 In Pot Found, 2 Busted

The Tri-Agency Drug Task Force acted on a search warrant in the cabin area of Fort Peck Lake at 43 Mallard Drive on Aug. 22. It led to two arrests in the last week tied to the drug bust. Lisa Ann Hill, of Glasgow, and Donald Gary Allen, of Fort... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 8, 2014

Open Enrollment On Way For Medicare

It might be considered a rather lackluster subject, but it's an important one. Seniors and citizens who are on Medicare plans need to be prepared for open enrollment. It will open up on Oct. 15 and stay open until Dec. 7, giving folks close to two...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 8, 2014

Supreme Court Candidate VanDyke Stops In Glasgow

Montana Supreme Court candidate Lawrence VanDyke stopped by Sam's Supper Club last week for a small meet and greet. Mike Lang, House District 33 candidate was also present. Unlike several other...

 
 News    October 8, 2014

Early Barber Shop of Valley County

Barbershops were a place to gather, talk shop and sometimes play cards. This is a photo from the Frazer barbershop. The photo is of Matt Eliason, on the right, at work in his barbershop in 1917.... Full story

 
 By Joe Laumeyer    News    October 1, 2014

Nashua School Gives Back To Fallen Athlete

The people of the small town of Nashua have once again proven that small town characteristics are some of the most valuable assets we can possess. There was a tragic sports accident recently in the... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 1, 2014

Hinsdale School Teaching Conservation...With Honors

It's been a three year effort that has grown and started to turn heads around the state. The efforts of Hinsdale Ag Teacher Patty Armbrister and Hinsdale students have created something special, a...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 1, 2014

Mosquito Effect: Bug Spray Sales Soar

The hot weather was back last week, but you might have seen a lot of people still going out wearing sweaters and pants. Everyone might be getting some relief as the cold weather moves in. Hopefully the colder air will stick around long enough to let...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 1, 2014

Small Pest, Big Destruction

It might be a shock, but there is a destroyer that comes in a small package. It might not bring in panic, fires and complete mayhem, but it will and has cost millions and can make a large nuisance...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 1, 2014

Bison Ordinance Hits The Ballots

While the ballots won't be ready for voters for a few more weeks, a bison ordinance has been discussed and worked on with Valley County commissioners and the Valley County Conservation District Board. The conservation board members met with county...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    October 1, 2014

Probe Continues In Fine Arts Council Case

The investigation continues for a case involving the Fort Peck Fine Arts Council that was announced earlier this year. The complexities of the case have caused law enforcement to take a little extra time and be thorough before charges are made....

 
 By Pat Knierim    News    October 1, 2014

Wishing Emily Wilson A 'Well-Read Day', As She Might Say

Dear Editor: The Glasgow City-County Library Board would like to take this opportunity to recognize Emily Wilson for her efforts on behalf of the library for the past year and a half. We wish her well as she and her family leave for Texas to be...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 24, 2014

First Class Seating

It was gone with the wind as it quickly stopped for a few minutes and left Glasgow. Just enough time for a reporter to hop on board scope out the décor and jump down before passengers continued... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 24, 2014

Something Stinks Near The Lagoon

Have you ever wondered where that water went after you flushed it? How about all the wastewater that comes from your sinks and showers? While to some it's a mystery they try their best to avoid,...

 

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