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 By James Walling    News    October 18, 2017 

Expo Highlights Regional Ag, Community Efforts

The Annual Ag Appreciation Banquet/Night of Honors and the New Trends in Agriculture day-long seminar came together at the Valley Event Center Oct. 13. The event was emceed by Chamber of Commerce Ag... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    October 18, 2017 

Welcoming Casterline Family Chiropractic

Opening its doors in July, Casterline Family Chiropractic is the newest chiropractic clinic in town. "Awesome," was the response that Dr. Brittne Casterline gave when asked how business was going.... Full story

 By James Walling    News    October 18, 2017 

Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement James Walling the Courier Larry Edward Gilbert II was sentenced on four misdemeanor charges at the Valley County Courthouse on Oct. 16. The charges included criminal mischief, possession of dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia, and... Full story


October is National Bullying Prevention Month

We all know a bully. In Montana, 1 in every 4 students is bullied on school property each year. In Glasgow, that number jumps to 1 in every 2.5 students (2015 YRBS Survey Data). According to the CDC, in 2015 15.5 percent of all US students were... Full story

 By Marc Kloker    News    October 18, 2017 

Wardens Seeking Information on Massacre in McCone County

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens are seeking any information regarding multiple mule deer killed in McCone County in the evening hours of Sat., Oct. 14. At least eight deer were found,... Full story


Close Call With a Glacier Grizzly

Editor's note: For Fire Prevention Week (October 8-14), we are featuring several stories, images, opinion columns/letters and public service announcements related to this year's historically costly... Full story


Jury Finds for Gilbert on Felony Charges

On Oct. 5, Larry Edward Gilbert II appeared at the Valley County Courthouse to face charges for multiple crimes, including assault with a weapon and criminal endangerment as well as lesser charges such as criminal mischief with damages in excess of... Full story

 By Dana Rogge    News    October 11, 2017

A Million Acres Scorched by Wildfires

Dry conditions plagued Montana this summer, with multiple wildfires torching over 1 million acres throughout the state. The largest fire, the Lodgepole Complex fire, impacted over 270,000 acres.... Full story


Magruder Property Auction Set for Oct. 25

Following a recent market appraisal of $50,000, the Valley County Commissioners have decided to hold a public auction of the Magruder property (also known as the farmer’s market) on Oct. 25 at 9:30 a.m. at the Valley County Courthouse. The... Full story

 By James Walling    News    October 11, 2017

Fire Prevention Tips, Activities

The theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week is “Every Second Counts – Plan 2 Ways Out!” The Glasgow Volunteer Fire Department and Valley County Glasgow Long Run Volunteer Fire Department served hot dogs, chips and sodas at no charge at the... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    October 4, 2017

County News:

As a result of cooler and wetter conditions, fire restrictions are no longer in stage one in Valley County. Commissioners stated that changes reducing fire restrictions have also taken place across several of the other surrounding counties as well.... Full story

 By GPD    News    October 4, 2017

Safe Kids Reward Program Wraps Up Year One

As September comes to a close, the Glasgow Police Department puts our first Safe Kids Reward Program to bed for the year. Our gratitude goes out to the kids of Glasgow and their families, and our unwavering program sponsors; Dairy Queen of Glasgow,... Full story

 By James Walling    News    October 4, 2017

Pumpkins and Pups

The good people at 2 Pups Pumpkin Patch will be open this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 7-8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. They are located five miles east of Glasgow on Hwy 2 (north side). Admission is two dollars per person (2-years and under free). Carving... Full story

 By Lih-An Yang    News    October 4, 2017

Soil Workshop This Wednesday

Remember to attend the soil health workshop Oct. 4 at 6 p.m. at the Pioneer Museum. Mark Henning and Terry Heck of NRCS—Miles City will be talking about how to manage soil and cropland/rangeland productivity during drought, with an eye towards... Full story


Community Cash Available for the Season

The Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture is kicking off the 2017 fall and winter season with its annual Community Cash program. Community Cash scripts will be available beginning Monday, Oct.16, at First Community Bank in Glasgow and... Full story


Witkowski Faces Sentencing

Jay Witkowski, who was convicted of murdering Evelynn Garcia (31) on New Years Eve of 2016, was sentenced Monday by the 17th District Court in Glasgow to 80 years in Prison with the possibility of... Full story

 By Kyla Burns    News    September 27, 2017

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital Recognized for Improvement in Patient Care

FMDH was recently awarded the Montana Rural Healthcare Performance Improvement Network's Quality Improvement Award for its work on Improving Hospital Communication for Emergency Department Transfers.... Full story


Bipartisan Congressional Efforts Reach Verizon

Montana’s congressional delegation recently issued statements claiming success in helping to convince Verizon Wireless not to expel numerous users across rural Montana from their cell service. Verizon had initially stated they would terminate the... Full story


Twin Musicians Bring Musical Fusion

The Northeastern Arts Network's Big Sky Series is back with Twin Kennedy, a musical duo featuring West Coast sisters Carli and Julie Kennedy. The sisters hail from the small town of Powell River, BC,... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    September 27, 2017

County Brief:

The decision to auction off the Magruder property was approved to be sold last week by the Valley County Commissioners. The parcel of land, located on the south side of town along MT Highway 42, was utilized as the home to the local farmer’s... Full story


Law Enforcement

According to Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle, a rollover accident occurred south of Glentana on Sept. 26. The driver, Charles Paul Eastly of Opheim, missed a turn in the early morning fog. He was not seriously injured. The Montana Highway... Full story


Newton's 'Under the Big Sky'

Glasgow’s very own Ken Burns, documentarian Shawn Newton, is back on television with an encore presentation of the first installment of Under the Big Sky, a Montana Television Network series, exploring the stories of people and communities who... Full story


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