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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 17, 2014 

Shipp Moves Herself & Her Broadcasts Home

Another Glasgow area native was welcomed back to town this week. Haylie Shipp, farm broadcaster for the Northern Ag Network, was given a welcome home celebration at Farm Equipment Sales. FES general... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 17, 2014 

Pipeline Backers Keep Up The Fight

Waiting on pipe dreams is a literal term when some groups refer to the Keystone XL Pipeline. Members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are in this category, and this week they will be traveling around 900 miles along the proposed pipeline to have what...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 17, 2014 

Tainted Soil Minimal At Magruder Site

It was mostly good news, mixed with the reality that there was indeed contamination found at the old Magruder's Motor Co. property. The property is owned by the county after it was foreclosed on. Newfields was brought in to assess the contamination...

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

Jobless Rate Rises Slightly, Still Strong

Valley County's unemployment rate rose slightly in July and sits at 3.1 percent – with just 133 people reported as unemployed in the county. It was a similar story statewide. Montana’s unemployment rate was at 4.6 percent in July, a slight...

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

A Glasgow Homecoming

Glasgow High School seniors MaKenzie Wesen and Sam Schultz smile shortly after being crowned this year's homecoming king and queen at the coronation ceremony last Friday. Looking on are royalty... Full story

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

Homecoming 2014

The Scotties take to the field for the homecoming football game before taking care of Baker. See homecoming sports coverage on Page 1B.... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 17, 2014 

Corner Fences, Shrubs A Safety Concern

A few weeks ago in Glasgow an incident caused some notice on street corners. A girl riding a bike came around a corner where shrubs obstructed the view, and the girl ended up running into a mail...

 
 News    September 17, 2014 

Magruder's Garage Opened In 1917

This photo is from the inside of Magruder's garage that was located on the corner of 2nd Street and 1st Avenue S outh.The Magruder family came to Glasgow around 1898. Harry Magruder was born in 1880... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 10, 2014

Jon Voight Gets The Lay Of The Land

Ties to Hollywood brought an actor and a director to the Glasgow area last week. Sightings of the famous actor were reported at several businesses, the airport and at a local hotel. The trip to... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 10, 2014

Housing Efforts: More To Come

By Bonnie Davidson The Courier If you asked anyone who has recently moved to Glasgow there would be no question or hesitation that housing is a problem in Glasgow. Nearly a dozen people attended a...

 
 By Jim Orr    News    September 10, 2014

Pipe Band Or Not, It's A Scottie Homecoming

The homecoming show must go on. The Miles City Caledonian Society will fill in, but only so much, for the missing Saskatoon Police Pipes & Drums during Glasgow Scottie Homecoming Festival...

 
 By Virgil Vaupel    News    September 10, 2014

Farmers Hear Crop Disaster Options

Record rains in Valley County prompted several local crop insurance agencies to host a seminar for the purpose of discussing relief options available to their insured farmers. Jenifer Hanson of the Rain And Hail Crop Insurance Agency gave the present...

 
 News    September 10, 2014

Governor Declares State Disaster

FOR THE COURIER Gov. Steve Bullock declared a disaster for areas in central and eastern Montana after severe storms and heavy rains hit the area from August 21 through August 24. This will allow Bullock to mobilize state resources and the Montana Nat...

 
 News    September 10, 2014

Bullock Signs Sage Grouse Conservation Program Into Reality

FOR THE COURIER Gov. Steve Bullock was joined by representatives from natural resource industries, ranchers, wind power advocates, sportsmen, and conservationists, as he signed an executive order Tuesday establishing the Sage Grouse Habitat...

 
 News    September 10, 2014

Glasgow High School Band, 1936

The Glasgow High School band in 1936 was directed by an H.J. Schiesser. At this time, the school was overflowing with students who came from all over the nation as their families found work at the... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 3, 2014

Flood Recovery Begins

While the rains have stopped, the water is still flowing. The record-breaking rainfall isn't quite done causing damage as the waters as of Tuesday hadn't receded under flood levels. But the Milk... Full story

 
 News    September 3, 2014

Drivers Beware Of Dangers On Secondary Roads

Bureau of Land Management offices along the Hi-Line are warning drivers to be cautious when traveling secondary roads en route to or on BLM-managed lands, due to damage caused by a recent multi-day rain event. Preliminary assessments by BLM...

 
 News    September 3, 2014

Pipe Band Becomes Pipe Dream

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture will not be hosting the Saskatoon Police Pipes & Drums during the 2014 Glasgow Scottie Homecoming Festival weekend, the chamber announced.. “The band cancelled on...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    September 3, 2014

City Council Pondering Just how To Cut Budget

The Glasgow City Council met for a special budget meeting in the last week to help wrap up their work sessions to finalize plans for the upcoming fiscal year. They looked at slashing the budget in several different departments. While some extras...

 
 News    September 3, 2014

Dig It! Theatre Project Digging Begins

Aug. 31 was not only the the final performance of the 45th summer season at Fort Peck Theatre, but also the groundbreaking for a new costume and rehearsal building. Board members were joined by the...

 
 News    September 3, 2014

Now That Month Was Wet

The month of August was much wetter than normal. In fact it was the wettest August on record, and the fifth wettest month of all time. This was mainly due to a very slow moving storm system that brought record rainfall to the region from the 21st...

 
 News    September 3, 2014

Get Ready For Scottish Dance

Glasgow High School Scottie girls dance. The year was not listed, but their last names might be Hahlmer, Ness and Maag? They are in what is called a stag pose. This is a rather traditional pose that... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 27, 2014

Flash Floods

Valley County isn't a stranger to flooding. The occurrence of flooding is about once every two and a half years according to records at the Glasgow National Weather Service. Usually those floods take... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 27, 2014

What Will City Do? Cut Spending? Raise Taxes?

Most of the Glasgow City Council met for a sometimes dreaded annual event. While budget meetings might not start with a bang, they could end with a sigh of frustration this year. Property values have dropped this year, causing a drop in tax...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    August 27, 2014

$80K Drug Bust At Duck Creek

It was an eventful Friday for the Valley County Sheriff's Office as officers assisted the Tri-Agency Drug Task Force on Aug. 22. The team acted on a search warrant in the cabin area of Fort Peck Lake at 43 Mallard Drive. The warrant allowed law...

 

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