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 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 30, 2014 

Survivors Take A Stand

It was a bittersweet ceremony as the Northeast Montana Relay for Life began on Friday, July 25. The young, the old, the healthy and the sick gathered with one mission in common, to raise funds to... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 30, 2014 

Dennis Garsjo: Birthday Mastermind

It's an unusual talent. Some may call him a "freak," and others have used him to perform party tricks. Many of the kids who have grown up poolside will remember him as a big supporter of the Glasgow...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson and Janet Bailey    News    July 30, 2014 

Wind Storm Causes Widespread Damage In Valley County

The National Weather Service in Glasgow had a busy day last week as warnings were issued for a storm that ended up moving rapidly through Valley County. The weather service reported that it was a...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 30, 2014 

Is There A Winner In Fort Peck Legal Case?

A hearing was set for Thursday, July 31, but District Judge Blair Jones signed off on a motion for summary judgement, dismissing the plaintiff's claims without prejudice and awarding attorney's fees and costs to Jeffrey Robertson. While the battle...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 30, 2014 

Search Warrant Leads To Arrests

The Drug Task Force and Valley County Sheriff's Office produced a search warrant for two local residents in Glasgow on Friday, July 25. That searched turned up several charges and arrests. Sheriff Glen Meier said he couldn't elaborate on details...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 23, 2014

County Addressing Billing Issues

Valley County government is working to fix a problem regarding financial issues said to be discovered in early June and late May. According to county commission meeting minutes for the month of June, billing issues were discovered and brought to the... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 23, 2014

Thefts, Scams On The Rise

While it’s not a sharp increase from previous years, there has been a noticeable rise in thefts and scams in Valley County and in Glasgow. Gone are the days where you can leave home with the door unlocked, or leave your car unlocked at the grocery...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 23, 2014

Spay/Neuter Task Force Gets To Work

Lots of cats and dogs were brought to the Valley Event Center on Friday and Saturday last week. They were received by several volunteers who helped prep animals for a short surgery, and comfort them...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 23, 2014

New Northeast Regional Montana SWAT Team Focused On Certification

Donations from local businesses have helped give a boost to the Northeast Regional Montana SWAT Team. Deputy Reed Mesman explained that the goal to raise $8,000 for training hasn't been reached yet,...

 
 News    July 23, 2014

One Mission Accomplished For Vets Memorial

FOR THE COURIER The first phase of fundraising for the Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial Park in Fort Peck has been a success. “We have raised over $400,000 to date and have begun finalizing plans to complete the first phase of construction,”...

 
 By Quinn Robinson    News    July 23, 2014

Relay For Life: The Cause Continues

The fight to find a cure for cancer will continue as the American Cancer Society will hold the Northeast Montana Relay For Life this Friday and Saturday at the Valley County Fairgrounds. Event organizers said that Relay For Life has been a staple in...

 
 News    July 23, 2014

Payday 1934

The Fort Peck Dam provided jobs for many who went without. They flooded the area looking for any prospect of work. While the working conditions were very different from what is required today, any... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014

East Side Story Nearly Complete

While school's out for summer, local schools haven't been blown to pieces as the song goes – but all three Glasgow schools have seen a facelift. The school construction bond was successfully closed... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014

Candy Cane Park Getting A Little Sweeter

It's been a sweet spot for several kids, with an elephant slide as a favorite piece of equipment. Now Glasgow's Candy Cane Park is getting a whole new look that will be sweet when it's completed. The...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014

Bison Talks A Mixed Bag In Billings

Not everyone wanting to speak their opinion made it to the bison discussions at the Big Horn Resort in Billings this week, but dozens did. The meeting was convened by the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) Monday and Tuesday. Valley County Commissi...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014

Levee Planning Effort Gets More Time

While work continued on the Glasgow Milk River and Cherry Creek System Wide Infrastructure Framework (SWIF) Plan, revisions from the Army Corps of Engineers were returned to the levee safety committee. The good news that came with it was an...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 16, 2014

Possible Sale Of Dams Getting A Look

The Public Service Commission, along with a NorthWestern Engery representative, visited Glasgow a few months ago to discuss the possible purchase of 11 hydroelectric dams from PPL Montana. The $900 million bid to buy the dams would pass on rate incre...

 
 News    July 16, 2014

McLean Visits FPCC

Lt. Gov. Angela McLean speaks Tuesday with attendees at the Main Street Montana Project meeting at Fort Peck Community College. She hosted the meeting in Poplar to discuss economic development... Full story

 
 News    July 16, 2014

Moor Family Arrived on Harley-Davidson in 1909

Earl W. and Carrie Jarstad Moor and their children, Ethel and Fern, arrived in the Glasgow area in their three-wheel Harley Davidson in 1909. This picture shows them parked in front of the... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Glasgow's Animal Planet In Sight

It's been years of planning, discussion and sweat to get a dream to come to reality. Skip Erickson has had a vision of a wildlife exhibit that would not only show some of his prized hunting trophies,... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Reinhardt Stepping Down As Treasurer

After 24 years of work, no major upcoming plans come to mind except to visit family and grandchildren. Jenny Reinhardt is getting ready to hand over the reigns as Valley County treasurer at the end...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Spay/Neuter Days Reach To Animals...And Humans

“We're trying to teach people how you care for animals is how you end up treating humans,” Jean Atthouse, one of the founders of the Montana Spay/Neuter Task Force said. The task force is making another round to Glasgow on Friday, July 18, and...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Boomtown

Fireworks explode over the Valley County Fairgrounds in Glasgow on the 4th of July. Glasgow and Long Run firefighters showed up around 5 p.m. and continued with the set-up until it got... Full story

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Embezzlement Investigation Continues

While an investigation continues, information on a local embezzlement case will be postponed. Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier issued a statement in the past week in regards to the case. “The Valley County Sheriff's Office is in the process of...

 
 By Bonnie Davidson    News    July 9, 2014

Billings Bison Talk Next Week

Heads will be turning towards Billings on July 14-15 as discussion on a bison conservation and management plan for Montana take place. A public meeting was cancelled a few months ago in Lewistown, not long after ranchers pledged to turn out to the...

 

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