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Flaten Selected Overall Montana AD Of The Year

Glasgow High School Athletic Director (AD) and Irle School Vice Principal Brenner Flaten wears many hats, not only for the school district, but the community, his family and the Montana...

Fore! Fore! Fore! Glasgow Downtown Association 4th Annual Polar Putt Putt

There was overwhelming support for the Glasgow Downtown Association's fourth annual Polar Putt Putt on Jan. 21, from players and local businesses. A total of 18 businesses from throughout Glasgow...

Montana Senators Address Rural Montana Nursing Home Staffing Shortages

In their continued effort to ensure seniors across rural America have access to quality long-term care, U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-MT), John Barrasso (R-WY), John Hickenlooper (D-CO), and Steve Daines (R-MT) sent a letter to Center for Medicare...

GHS Speech And Drama Take Home Third In Divisionals

The Glasgow High School Speech and Drama team traveled to Roundup this past weekend to participate in the Eastern B/C Divisional meet on Jan. 21. After staying in Roundup the night before and eating...

Lukes 100 Organization Gives Through Generations

For 54 years local organization Lukes 100 has been providing monetary assistance to Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital (FMDH), Valley View Home and the Valley View Home Foundation as a result of community commitment of the organization’s members....

To Senate District 17

Jan. 20, 2023 - We just completed our 15th day in this 68th Montana Legislature. The halls are full of lobbyists and Montana citizens. Committees are processing bills in both the House and the Senate. The largest group of bills has come from the...

Stranger Than Fiction Nursing Home Medicaid Rate

Dear Editor, I have just come back from giving testimony on the Medicaid rates for nursing homes in Montana. It was a well-run hearing. The Governor presented his budget proposal. There were over 40...

Right To Repair Still Needs To Be Fixed

Dear Editor, Recently there has been a media blast by John Deere claiming a Memorandum of Understanding signed with American Farm Bureau Federation provides right to repair for farmers, ranchers, and...

Rendering Plant

I listened to Brian Austin on “Under the Big Sky” and noted that he did forget to mention the rendering plant at the old Milk River Bridge site. This was in operation during the early days of my marriage. This building was used to render the...

Marilyn Maxness

Marilyn (Hatton) Maxness was born July 19, 1937, in Wheeler, Mont., to Thoralf and Hazel (Hartsock) Hatton. She passed away Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, in Helena, Mont., with her family by her side....

David L. Odegard

David L Odegard, age 66, of Glasgow, Mont., passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, in Wharton, Ohio, surrounded by his family. Arrangements for a memorial service in Glasgow will be made at a later date. David was born March 28, 1956, in Glasgow, to...

Cecil Dalby

Cecil Floyd Dalby passed away after a short illness on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. Cecil was born in Glasgow, Mont., March 13, 1941, to Emil and Alma (Frederick) Dalby. He was the seventh child out of...

Scottie Wrestling Closing Out Regular Season

Glasgow's wrestling teams are quickly approaching the end of their regular season with two more events this week. The Scotties held their Senior Night Tuesday with a dual against the Dawson County...

Scottie Girls 0-2 Against Class A Teams

The Glasgow girls basketball team dropped their non-conference games this past week against two Class A teams. The Scotties fell 54-49 to the Sidney Eagles Jan. 20 before dropping a 40-32 contest to...

Wrestling Tournament Summarys

Glasgow in Poplar Mixer Tournament Summary 103 Plummer, Makiya (Glasgow) def. Nelson, Ruben (Circle) === {Fall 3:53} 103 Kuka, Cody (Glasgow) def. Nelson, Ruben (Circle) === {Decision 7-5} 103...

Lustre Girls Defeat Dodson

The Lustre girls basketball team defeated the visiting Dodson Coyotes 42-39 Jan. 17 to pick up a conference win. They lost another conference matchup Friday, dropping a 48-33 game to the Porcupines...

Bantams Win Two in Helena

Glasgow’s Bantam hockey team brought home two decisive wins from Helena. The Ice Dawgs downed the Bighorns 8-0 Jan. 21 and followed that with an 9-1 drubbing the following morning. Glasgow sits in third place in the Bantam division with a 6-2-1...

Scottie Boys Split Non-Conference Games

The Scottie boys basketball team split their games this past weekend in non-conference play. Glasgow defeated the Class A Sidney Eagles 55-45 at home Friday before dropping a 55-38 contest to the...

GRD Co-ed Volleyball League

Jan. 18 Durum def. Hi-Line Ford via forfeit Busted Knuckle def. Ball Smackers Busted Knuckle def. Hi-Line Ford via forfeit Ball Smackers def. Durum Ezzies def. Missouri River Realty Independence Bank def. Two Bump Chumps Two Bump Chumps def....

Lustre Boys Win Three

The Lustre Christian boys basketball team improved their record to 6-0, 13-0 overall this past week with wins over Dodson, Nashua and Culbertson. The Lions won a 75-33 conference game at home over...

NC Girls Win Two More Games

The North Country girls basketball team's record remains unblemished following two more wins for the Mavericks this past week. North Country rolled to a 63-26 win over the Dodson Coyotes Jan. 20 for...

Ice Dawgs Win In Great Falls

The high school Ice Dawgs brought home two wins from their road trip to Great Falls this past weekend. Glasgow defeated the Americans 3-1 Jan. 20 and 4-1 Jan. 21 to improve the Dawgs' record to...

Valley Rifle-Pistol Club January 2023 Newsletter

Greetings Fellow Shooters:    (1) Dues are still the same as last year, $20.00 for individual or $35.00 for a family. Dues can be paid at the firearms counter at D&G Sports and Western or mailed to VCRPC, P.O. Box 561, Glasgow, MT  59230....

Fort Peck Reservoir Water Levels 17 Feet Lower Then 2021 Levels

For the 2022 calendar year, Missouri River basin runoff above Sioux City, Iowa, totaled 19.3 million acre-feet, 75 percent of average. This was the 30th lowest annual runoff for the Missouri River Basin in 125 years of record-keeping. The ongoing...

Rotunda Roundup From Montana Farmers Union

The following is a weekly update of Montana Farmers Union involvement in the 2023 Legislature. MFU is the state’s largest and oldest grassroots farm advocacy organization representing family farms, and has worked more than 100 years on behalf of...

Montana FSA Program Dates/Deadlines USDA

USDA in Montana reminds agricultural producers of important Farm Service Agency (FSA) program dates. Contact your local service center to apply and with any questions. Visit online at farmers.gov and fsa.usda.gov/mt. Jan. 30, 2023: Deadline to...

Glasgow Stockyards Market Report

The market report for the Glasgow Stockyards as of Jan. 19, shows 888 cattle sold. Cows steady, bulls steady on seven head test and feeders steady to strong on light test. Utility and commercial cows brought in $64 to $72.50; canner and cutter cows...

Law Enforcement

For the week of Jan. 16 through 22, there were 15 motor vehicle stops and two reports of loose dogs. Monday, Jan. 16 1613 – Graffiti was noticed on the white wall on the west parking lot side of the building and then more around the back of the...

MSU Extension To Offer Series Of Webinars On Estate And Legacy Planning

Montana State University Extension has once again teamed up with the Montana 4-H Foundation and MSU 4-H Center to offer its Fabulous Fridays webinar series on estate and legacy planning. The six-part webinar series will happen Fridays, Jan. 27...

Teddy Bear Toss Feb. 2

Please bring new and gently used stuffed animals for the Teddy Bear Toss on Thursday, Feb. 2. The toss will take place between the varsity basketball games of Glasgow High School versus North Country in the Glasgow High School gymnasium. Stuffed...

Adult Education Program Session Begins in February

Glasgow Schools provides an opportunity for community members to share their talents and expertise through the Adult Education Program. Any individuals willing to instruct an evening class are invited to contact Wade Sundby - Superintendent,...

A Taste Of Portugal Dinner Fundraiser

Coming up on Friday, Feb. 3, is a unique evening of food and fun at St. Raphael’s Parish Center. “A Taste of Portugal” is a dinner fundraiser with authentic Portuguese Cuisine, Cash Bar, Silent Auction with beautiful items to bid on and a...

GHS Super Hero Night Jan. 27

Glasgow High School JMG class announces their annual “Super Hero Night” to be held on Friday, Jan. 27, during the Glasgow vs Wolf Point basketball games. The crowd is encouraged to dress as their favorite Super Hero and to bring food donations...

Valley County Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting Feb. 2

The Valley County Transportation Advisory Committee meeting will be meeting Thursday, Feb. 2, at 2 p.m., in the Valley County Senior Citizen Center, 328 4th Street South, Glasgow. The TAC will be working on and approving the local Coordination Plan...

Writing Desks And Ravens

It’s time for FPST’s much anticipated annual winter reading performance! Pam L. Veis and Andy Meyers, along with Alicia Bullock-Muth, Sydney Hayward and Jay Roberts, star in this collection of mystery, poetry and suspense paying tribute to...

Chatty Computers

Artificial intelligence is a field which has many practical applications in today’s worlds. Simplifying research, saving time, generating better predictive models; the list is almost endless. The recently released ChatGPT is making waves in this...

Sweet Recipes

We’re off on another trip that involves our grandsons and hockey. This one, unfortunately, is not to warmer southern climes. There’s a bit of prideful boasting involved in this, since both boys were invited to compete in a tournament in Quebec...

Nashua Celebrates Homecoming Week

Nashua School celebrated their Homecoming Week last week with a junior high / high school / Nashua staff dodgeball tournament on Jan. 19, followed by the crowning of the King and Queen during the...

Valley County Students Named To MSU-Northern's Dean's List

The Montana State University-Northern’s Fall semester Dean’s List contains 364 students. Valley County students recognized were Vincent Chappell, Dexter Monson and Micah Tweten, all of Glasgow, and Jesse Lee, of Hinsdale. To be included in the...

Statewide Child Care Substitute Services Supports Families And Businesses

Glasgow, Montana--Tuesday 5:30 a.m., an early childhood teacher calls in sick. The child care director picks up the phone, but no other staff are available to cover. At 6 a.m., the child care director calls guardian after guardian explaining that...

Krumwiede Named To The Dean's List At Palmer College of Chiropractic

Khloe Krumwiede, of Glasgow, Mont., has been named to the fall 2022 quarter Dean’s List at Palmer College of Chiropractic’s Florida Campus in Port Orange, Fla. Palmer College of Chiropractic, the first and largest college in the chiropractic...

Grants Available to Benefit Indigenous, Folk, Traditional, and Media Arts

The Montana Community Foundation, Inc. (MCF) announces its annual grant cycle from the William B. Pratt Fund to benefit Montana Indigenous, Folk, Traditional, and Media Arts. Applicants are eligible to apply in one of two funding areas, including...

Yesterday's Memories

10 Years Ago Wednesday, January 23, 2013 City employees will receive a raise this year, after the Glasgow City Council approved a collective bargaining agreement with Teamsters Local No. 2. The $.25...

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