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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 25, 2015 

Words Of Warning

First Of Two Parts Advocate, speaker and survivor of human trafficker Windie Lazenko made a stop in Glasgow last week. Her topic was a difficult one that doesn't normally draw large crowds, but... Full story

 
 News    March 25, 2015 

Tribes, Dry Prairie To Sign Water Pact For NE Montana

The Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of Fort Peck Reservation and Dry Prairie Rural Water Authority have announced their agreement for the delivery of water from the tribes' intake and treatment facilities near Wolf Point to Dry Prairie customers...

 
 News    March 25, 2015 

$33M Casino To Open In 2016

After many months of preparation, research, planning, meeting, designing and forecasting, the new $33 million dollar Buffalo Rivers Casino & Lodge is nearly ready to begin construction. “To finally see this wonderful casino become a reality is...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 25, 2015 

Marcus Visits For FMDH Foundation

There was a theme song that a small group of fans appreciated. The FMDH Foundation brought in the host of the popular PBS Montana "Backroads of Montana" program, William Marcus. And Marcus told the...

 
 By John Kelleher    News    March 25, 2015 

Police Capture Escaped Inmate

Havre police and six other agencies were led on a high-speed chase throughout Havre to Chinook and to a field several miles south of Chinook Friday afternoon. In the end, they captured an escaped convict, Eric Bruce Fowler, born in 1980, a passenger...

 
 News    March 25, 2015 

Waber Drug Store, Hinsdale, 1911

This is a view inside the Hinsdale store Waber Drug in 1911. From left to right is "Christine" in the window, Larry Garcia, Julius Waber, Bill Brumer (partner) and John Frisch. Julius Waber came to... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

Fire Story

The supposed day of unluck came and went and nothing extraordinary happened for a local family. Saturday, March 14, came and the family went on with their normal daily activities. Becky Holter was at... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

Norwegian Women's Rep Visits Glasgow

While we're home of the Glasgow Scotties, you won't be finding a lot of Scots in the area. What you will find is plenty of Norwegian names and heritage in the area. Some families came to homestead,...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

World Wildlife Exhibit A Reality

"We've served thousands of children, between 3,000 to 6,000 a year, from all over," said Stacey Fast, the director of the Northeastern Montana Children's Museum. After switching locations and struggli...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

Boards: Help Wanted

School boards in Valley County are preparing for school elections in early May this year. While all districts have at least one trustee position open, there haven’t been many signing up to serve on their local board. If you're looking for a way to...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 18, 2015

County Considers Adding A Nurse

Valley County Commissioners meet for discussion and decision every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. The public is always invited to attend. During the month of February they had several items on the agenda. Here are a few highlights. They discussed the...

 
 News    March 18, 2015

Registration Day, 1913

This photo is taken at the train depot on "registration day" that was to take place at the county courthouse in 1913. Homesteaders flocked from all over towards "free land." The land came with... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 11, 2015

Human Trafficking: It's Real, Here

Imagine a life where there's no control. Think about living in a life that you never planned, think about being stuck in that life. The girl that appeared in a hazy blur in Lisa Ling's show, “This... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 11, 2015

More Fort Peck Campsites In The Works

A petition may have made a difference as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers looks to add an additional 20 campsites to the Fort Peck area. The petition with over 1,000 signatures was supported by Two Ri...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 11, 2015

The Doctors Are In

It was kind of a two for one special for the local Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. They attracted a new couple to Glasgow all the way from Sitka, Alaska. While the couple has been...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 11, 2015

Pipeline Workforce Camps In Focus

This is the second of two articles in The Courier regarding concerns about the proposed Valley County Keystone XL pipeline workforce camps.TransCanada officials visited recently and participated in a public hearing where the plans were discussed. A...

 
 News    March 11, 2015

Retired Educators Get Their Day

For the first time, Montana has declared a day for retired educators. The local Montana Retired Educators Association group, pictured at left with Mayor Becky Erickson, met Monday to have a... Full story

 
 News    March 11, 2015

Flood of April, 1907

With spring on the way, flooding season comes around the Valley County area. Glasgow and the surrounding commmunities are no stranger to floods as history has recorded several such events over more... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

Veto Or Not, Pipeline Talk Big Here

The Valley County Planning and Zoning Commission held its first public hearing on work force camps proposed by TransCanada during the Keystone XL Pipeline project. Valley County would house two of the... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

TransCanada Pipeline Officials Visit To Make Their Point

Only a week after the presidential veto, TransCanada officials made their rounds talking with local officials and groups in town. Bud Anderson, an employee of Western Energy Planning who is an independent contractor for TransCanada, met with the...

 
 News    March 4, 2015

Reading Dr. Seuss

Hannah Toavs and Summer Garfield of East Side School read to Lilly Earls on Dr. Seuss' birthday. The students walked across the road to Scottie Daycare and read several books by Dr. Seuss on Monday,... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

Downtown Planners Looking For Feedback

Picturing what you want downtown to look like might differ from what your neighbor wants. Getting an idea together that will fit the entire community is a challenging task, but Matthew Rohrback of Land Solutions, the company that won the bid on the...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

Mountain Bikers Falls On Lake Ice, Rescued

Dispatch received a call on Sunday for a rather unusual reason. The local caller, Tim Ogrinc, alerted dispatch that he had fallen off his mountain bike and possibly broken his hip. What made this unusual is he was actually out on the lake with a...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

Suspect Tied To Meth In St. Marie

A traffic stop in Roosevelt County turned up a suspect that the Valley County Sheriff's Office had been searching for in connection to a drug arrest in August. Humberto Medina-Villarreal, 28, had a warrant in Valley County. He was charged with two...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    March 4, 2015

Good News For Border Patrol

The Opheim Station Border Patrol employees are probably breathing a sigh of relief today. Yesterday, Congress finally agreed to pass the bill to fund Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the end of the fiscal year, Oct. 1. Threats of a...

 

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