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 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    September 2, 2015 

Area Youth Tours Europe, Represents Glasgow

According to Glasgow High School band director Brad Persinger, there's probably nothing better than traveling to Europe and playing music. Although he's never made a trip like that himself, Persinger...

 By James Walling    News    September 2, 2015 

Glasgow Educator Offers Online Arts Course

Glasgow resident Cathryn Sugg will be teaching an online studio art course through Fort Peck Community College beginning this Fall Semester. The course, ARTZ 211, is designed to teach fundamental...

 By James Walling    News    September 2, 2015 

Probing the Project: Part II

As promised, we've put the first of many questions from respected area residents about bison release and grasslands restoration efforts to the American Prairie Reserve. This week's questions come...

 By James Walling    News    September 2, 2015 

The Last Word

The Courier contacted local rancher and Wittmayer Grazing Association president Leonard Swenson early on Sept. 1 to see how he felt about the responses provided by American Prairie Reserve representatives to questions posed in Part II of our series,...

 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    September 2, 2015 

Law Enforcement

Sheriff’s Department The Valley County Sheriff’s office has joined other law enforcement agencies across the state in the Department of Transportation’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. According to a January 2015 study published...

 News    September 2, 2015 

It's Back-To-School on Sept. 1

It's the first day of school at the brand new Irle Elementary School for students and teachers alike. Abby Bell is in third grade, Emily Bell in second, and Grandma Mrs. Bell is still in... Full story

 News    September 2, 2015 


Workers at the Fort Peck Dam show off their first paychecks in a photo dated April 7, 1934.... Full story

 By James Walling    News    August 26, 2015

Probing the Project

A representative from the American Prairie Reserve has responded to questions from the Courier regarding local frustrations about large-scale bison release efforts. APR Communications & Outreach... Full story

 By Mark Hebert    News    August 26, 2015

Locals Say 'No Action' to Bison

Over 300 people gathered at Malta High School last Wednesday night during a public hearing hosted by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to comment on a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for... Full story

 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    August 26, 2015

STAT Air's New Plane Takes to the Sky

With her maiden voyage on Aug. 24, from Malta to Great Falls, the newest addition to Northeast Montana STAT Air Co-Op's fleet takes off to the delight of her pilots and flight crew. The Pilatus PC-12...

 By Patrick Burr    News    August 26, 2015

Accidents Highlight Need for Vigilance

Two separate highway accidents inflicted injurious damages on vehicles and occupants alike last week in Valley County. The first occurred on Aug. 19 at 8:05 p.m. A 54-year-old Glasgow resident was piloting his 1997 Harley-Davidson northbound on...

 By James Walling    News    August 19, 2015

Seeking Summer Memories, Merit Badges

Members of Boy Scout Troop 850 (Glasgow residents, all) took to the Missouri Aug. 4 in search of merit badges for Theatre, Pioneering, and Canoeing, as well as some good, clean fun in sun. Scout...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    August 19, 2015

Northeast Montana Relay for Life Surpasses Fundraising Goal

I heard the festivities before I saw them. Walking into the Relay I heard singing, followed by applause from the crowd. The closer I got, I could see most everyone was gathered under the well-lit...

 By Patrick Burr    News    August 19, 2015

Ongoing Sponsorship Program Raises Money, Brightens Town

Mayor Becky Erickson’s non-formal fundraising effort has aided in bringing the Glasgow Downtown Revitalization Plan to beautiful fruition. The donation push, which Erickson says has consisted of a few mail-outs and one cocktail party, pulled in...

 News    August 19, 2015

Can-Am Laser Regatta Drinks Wind on Fort Peck Lake

Caleb Gilliam of Billings makes the most of conditions and his craft to gain speed during the Can-Am Fort Peck Lake Laser Regatta, held Aug. 15-17.... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    August 19, 2015

Local Family Touched by Tragedy in Texas

A local family is asking for help after tragedy struck miles away in Houston, Texas. On Aug. 8, Valerie Jackson, Dwayne Jackson Sr. and their six children were shot to death in their home. David Ray Conley III has admitted to the murders and was...

 News    August 19, 2015


McKenna Strommen shows her pastel drawing of bird "sitting pretty" that earned her a rosette at the Northeast Montana fair.... Full story

 News    August 19, 2015

Aiden Fouhy Wins Big

Aiden Fouhy received the Individual Herdsman Award for sheep presented by Jeremy Tihista (at right). He also won Overall Grand Champion Ewe, Grand Champion Targee Ewe, Best Overall Breeding Sheep... Full story

 News    August 19, 2015

Lustre Family Raises Poultry Right

Top: Pictured with her poultry project, Diane Pankratz won the Sr. Grand Champion Showmanship Award in horse as well as the Horsemanship Level IV award in the Horse Show Awards. Bottom: Judy... Full story

 By Patrick Burr    News    August 12, 2015

Glasgow's First Paint Run/Walk Makes its Mark

One hundred fifty-five strong turned out for Glasgow's first annual Wounded Warrior Project Paint Run/Walk on Saturday morning. The event was sponsored by the Glasgow High School Student Council and...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    News    August 12, 2015

Northeast Montana Relay for Life Event Begins Friday

Northeast Montana Relay for Life Event Begins Friday Georgie Kulczyk / THE COURIER Relay for Life is an American Cancer Society (ACS) event intended to raise funds for the fight against cancer. There...

 By James Walling    News    August 12, 2015

Taxpayers to Decide Fate of Quint Fire Truck

According to Glasgow Mayor Becky Erickson, city residents will be receiving a notice of intent to form a special improvement district for the purpose of buying a used Quint pumper/ladder truck needed for fire protection. “A total of 1,250 letters w...

 By Lih-An Yang    News    August 12, 2015

Hi-Line Cakes and Bakery

Opened in 2013, Hi-Line Cakes and Bakery is something like a hidden oasis of cleverly conceived and delicious foodstuffs. Many Glasgow residents don't even know it's there. Owner Melissa Mickelson's...

 News    August 12, 2015

Young and Not-So-Young Enjoy the Northeast Montana Fair

Although Laynee Simpson could only hold one of her rabbits, she won two rosettes. In open class, Simpson earned one award for her grand champion doe rabbit under one year and grand champion in... Full story

 News    August 12, 2015

In the Culinary Department....

Dixie Shephard displays the several entries that earned her top honors at the fair this year. She earned rosettes for her cake, jam, and whole wheat bread; the Degree of Honor sponsored-award of best... Full story


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