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 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 22, 2017 

Plea Agreements Reached in Women's Resource Center Thefts

On Dec. 7, 2016, Toni Louise Plummer-Alvernaz pled not guilty to the charge of theft in excess of $5,000 and wire fraud. She also pled not guilty to theft from a non-profit receiving federal funding which put the case in federal court. These charges... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 22, 2017 

Brownies to Sell Girl Scout Cookies at Downtown Booth Saturday

Girl Scout Brownies from Troop 2244 in Glasgow will be selling their hallmark cookies Saturday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at a booth outside Markle's Ace Hardware in downtown Glasgow. The Girl... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 22, 2017 

Theater's Chinese Auction a Success

This year's Chinese Auction at the Fort Peck Fine Arts Council was a smashing success. The event was held at the Cottonwood this year and was attended by an estimated 250 people. The event went... Full story

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    March 22, 2017 

New Advocates Step In to Improve Lives

Carol Buchheit and Aimee Kirkland were sworn in March 21 by the Honorable Yvonne Laird to serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) in the Seventeenth Judicial District Court. Kirkland and... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 22, 2017 

County Brief

With the recent appointment of Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Interior, commissioners continue to prepare for the upcoming special election. The election will fill the seat left vacant by Zinke in Congress and will take place on May 25. How this... Full story

 
 News    March 22, 2017 

T-Rex Gets Arrested

T-Rex joined the Nashua Prom, but then got too rowdy and was arrested by Deputy Sheriff Richter of the Valley County Sheriff's Department.... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 22, 2017 

Court Brief

According to the County Attorney Dylan Jensen March 20, was “a good day” in Court before the recently appointed District Judge Yvonne Laird. Judge Laird sentenced Andrea Gardner for two counts of distribution of morphine to two concurrent... Full story

 
 By Pat Knierim    News    March 22, 2017 

Successful Season for the 2017 Winter Lego Club

The successful season for the 2017 Winter Lego Club at the Glasgow City-County Library is drawing to a close, with a regular meeting this week and a pizza party for all the participants the following... Full story

 

Holom Appointed Interim Director of Valley View Home

In a press release, the CEO of Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital, Randy Holom has announced he will be taking over as the interim director of Valley View Home. Last month, President of the VVH Board of Directors Brian Fuhrman announced they were... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 15, 2017

Missouri River Country Draws Tourists to Region

Missouri River Country is Montana’s northeastern tourism region which covers Garfield, McCone, Phillips, Valley, Sheridan, Daniels, Richland and Roosevelt Counties along with the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. The organization is managed by a... Full story

 

Stat Air Nears Completion of New Hangar, Offices

The Northeast Montana Stat Air Ambulance Cooperative is nearing completion of their new hangar, crew quarters and office combination at Wokal Field in Glasgow. According to Program Director Clay... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 15, 2017

Upcoming Gardening Classes Available for Young Green Thumbs

The Junior Master Gardener Program (JMG) is an educational youth project offered to students in grades four through six. Students enrolled in JMG will receive horticultural and environmental science education while also developing leadership and... Full story

 

Mystery Animals Coming to Glasgow

Executive director of ZooMontana (Billings) Jeff Ewelt and his staff will be bringing live animals to Glasgow on March 22. To keep the community and children surprised, the type and number of animals... Full story

 

Libertarians Nominate Rancher to Run for Zinke's Seat

In a Helena nominating convention on March 12, attended by roughly three dozen people, the Montana Libertarian Party nominated Mark Wicks, a 46-year-old cattle rancher and writer from Inverness, Mont. Wicks received a degree in aviation mechanics... Full story

 

Montana 4-H Seeks Former 4-H Members

Montana 4-H is looking for former 4-H members to “Raise Your Hand” in a fundraiser that could bring $20,000 for the growing 4-H program. Valley County has nine 4-H clubs that may benefit from the award. The 4-H alumni are one of the most... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 8, 2017

Dems Nominate Quist

In four rounds of voting, Montana’s Democratic Party selected folk musician Rob Quist to run on the Democratic ticket for Montana’s at-large U.S. House Seat. The convention held at the Great Northern Hotel in Helena, Mont., drew eight nominees.... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 8, 2017

Gianforte Nominated for Zinke's Seat, Valley County Represented

Montana Republicans have selected Greg Gianforte as their standard bearer once again, this time in a bid to win the sole U.S. Representative seat for Montana in the upcoming special election race.... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 8, 2017

Court Brief: Two Men Sentenced on Unrelated Meth Charges

Judge Yvonne Laird handed down sentences in two unrelated drug cases on March 6 in District Court. The two men were both convicted of charges of possession of dangerous drugs with intent to distribute. Cody Tolliver, originally from Great Falls, was... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 8, 2017

FMDH Stat Ambulance Receives Upgrades

Director of Emergency Medical Services Mark Becmer and members of the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital Stat Ambulance team met with the Courier March 1 to demonstrate their newly acquired... Full story

 

Valley View Celebrates Dr. Seuss' Birthday

The Glasgow City-County Library hosted their weekly story time at Valley View Home on March 6. Young and old came together to celebrate Dr. Seuss' 113th birthday with books, crafts and a green-egg... Full story

 
 By Dane Osen    News    March 8, 2017

Valley County Search and Rescue Raffle Winner

For the past 20 years the Valley County Search and Rescue (VCSAR) has been serving Northeast Montana. Established in 1997 by Alvie Hallock and Greg Speer under the direction of Valley County... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    March 1, 2017

Tribes Seek Reroute of Keystone, DAPL Back in Court

The Assiniboine Sioux Tribe of Fort Peck asked Keystone Pipeline Developer Trans-Canada to consider rerouting the pipeline and to have three alternative routes planned, in what the Tribes said was a move to protect the water supply. Currently, the Tr... Full story

 

From Hearts to Shamrocks

Brianna Overbey, in partnership with FMDH, is hosting another art class, 'For the Luck of the Craft,' on March 11 at Prairie Ridge starting at 10 a.m. The class is free of charge and will be open to... Full story

 

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