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Glasgow Police Department's Newest Officer

Glasgow Police Department's newest officer Parker Rapp was sworn in on May 16, after recently moving to the Glasgow area. Though he hasn't been on the force for a full two weeks, he is looking...

Welcome Back Dr. Sanchez-Rotunnno

After recently welcoming back Dr. Jahanara Graf as a full-time general and trauma surgeon, Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital also welcomed back Dr. Maya Sanchez-Rotunno as a full-time OB/GYN at the...

Valley View Holds Community Meeting To Discuss Levy Measure

After spending the past month touring Valley County, Valley View Home’s administrator Wes Thompson and Haylie Shipp, with the Vote Yes Valley View campaign, stopped at the Cottonwood Inn in Glasgow on May 19 to discuss the upcoming ballot measure...

VCHD Receives $5,000 For AED Equipment

The Valley County Health Department was recently gifted $5,000 from the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital Foundation for AED equipment to support the Health Department's Cardiac Ready Community...

Tester Announces $13.6 Million for 19 Montana Airports

U.S. Senator Jon Tester announced on May 18 $13,602,102 in Department of Transportation (DOT) funding for 19 Montana airports to expand and repair facilities, including Wokal Field/Glasgow-Valley County and Scobey. “Montana is booming, and it’s...

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Dear Editor, Hay prices, blizzards, drought, grasshoppers, fuel prices, wildfires. It's a tough time to be an agricultural producer. We're reaching out to see if you know of a rancher or farmer who...

The Real Memorial Day

Dear Editor, What is the real Memorial Day ? When ? Why? Where? Memorial Day came about during our Civil War. Southern ladies wanted to honor the fallen soldiers. In 1868 General Logan picked May 30...

Hauling Water

There are some of us that remember the days of hauling water, not just for drinking but for all household necessities. You learned early to conserve that commodity. Needless to say, you didn’t use an automatic washing machine or dishwasher, nor...

Are We Tough Enough to Get Beyond the Weather?

Changing the Narrative on Rural Mental Health Dear Editor, We got a call this week from a friend and listener who said, "Maybe you ought to be careful about getting into this mental health stuff. My...

Jennifer Marie Dull Kilzer

Jennifer Marie Dull Kilzer, age 39, passed away on Dec. 8, 2021, in Hettinger, N.D., after courageously battling Glioblastoma Multiforme for eight and a half years. In honor of Jennifer's fondness...

David Lee McLean Sr.

David Lee McLean Sr., 70, of Glasgow, Mont., passed on Monday, May 16, 2022, at his home in Glasgow. David was born Feb. 21, 1952, in Minot, N.D., to John and Virginia (Hanson) McLean. He received...

David Wayne Carson

David Wayne Carson, 55, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. He was born Oct. 28, 1966, to Robert and Donna (Nefzger) Carson in Wolf Point, Mont. Dave was in...

Dolores Dunham Services

Dolores Dunham, 70, passed away in Washington after a short illness. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Friday, June 3, at the Assembly of God Church in Glasgow,...

Scottie Booster Club Awards Seven Jeff Jurgens Memorial Scholarships

Seven Valley County high-school graduates have received Jeff Jurgens Memorial Scholarships to enable their studies at colleges and universities in Montana and neighboring states. The scholarships are...

Smith State Runner-up

The Scotties boys golf team finished their season with a sixth place tie at the State B Meet in Fairmont this past weekend. Riley Smith led the team, finishing the two days with a 158 which was good...

Special Olympics Come to Glasgow

Glasgow played host to the 2022 NorthEast Area Games, Special Olympic Games Montana on Friday, welcoming teams from Sidney and Opheim to Scottie Field. The wind and cold did little to dampen the...

Hinsdale Raiders Track

The Hinsdale Raiders will send Mattea McColly and Zora Holt to the State Class C meet this weekend in Great Falls. McColly will compete in the girls' discus and Holt will run the girls' 3200 meters....

Scotties Win Northern B Divisional Titles

Malta and Glasgow did battle at the Northern B Divisional meet in Great Falls Saturday, but at the end of the day, the Scotties tallied more points than the Mustangs and M-ettes to claim the top...

Unified Scobey-Opheim Spartans Track

Opheim is sending four athletes to the State Class C meet in Great Falls this weekend as the Unified Scobey-Opheim girls' team won the Eastern C Divisional meet and the boys' team placed third....

ScottieSoftball Comes to a Close

Glasgow’s softball team traveled to Great Falls for the Eastern B/C Divisional Tournament in Great Falls this past week where their season came to end. The Scotties went 0-2 at the tournament, losing a tight 2-1 contest against Conrad on Friday...

Nashua Porcupines Track

The Porcupines are sending two athletes to the Class C State Track meet in Great Falls Thursday through Saturday, May 26-28. Tia Dees will compete in the girls' shot put and discus while Xander Pugh...

Lustre Christian Lions Track

The Lustre Christian Lions will send one athlete to the Class C State Track meet in Great Falls Thursday through Saturday, May 26-28. Cayden Klatt will represent the team in the boys' 3200 meters...

Frazer Bearcubs Track

The Bearcubs' track and field season came to a close at the Eastern C Divisional meet this past week after a late-season surge in performance. Frazer took eight athletes to the penultimate meet of...

Western Valley 4-H Report

4-H has been very busy lately. Here's a peek at what they've been doing this year. Sewing Camp On April 24, Western Valley 4-H club held the Valley County Sewing Camp. Kids made their own pillowcases...

Substance Use in the Family & Children's Mental Health

Mental health status isn’t just diagnoses and medication: mood, thought processes, and behavior are all factors of how someone is doing. Like all development, one’s lifelong mental and behavioral health begins early in childhood. As much as we...

Green, Green Grass (Of Home)

The lovely rains have really set off lots of new growth. The lawn has had its first mowing and needs another. The wheat is coming up nicely, even though we’re not quite finished with seeding as I write this. It should all be in the ground by the...

Technology: An Indoor Thing, Outdoors

We’re blessed with some great outdoor spaces here. Despite the challenges our winters bring, it’s more than made up for by the temperate season. Time out by the lake, the great camping spots, the state parks just a day trip away; making the...

Valley County's Voice of Democracy Winners

The Glasgow VFW Post 3107 honored two Valley County students in recognition of excellence in the Voices of Democracy Essay Competition. Kate Parks, of Glasgow High School, and Cienna Stromman, of...

Irle School Straight A Third Quarter Students

Subway and Pizza Hut generously donated gift cards to the following students as a result of their...

National School Choral Award

The Glasgow High School National School Choral Award is McKenna Strommen. This is an award that is given to a 12th grade student that demonstrates singular merit, ability, and achievement, of...

Glasgow's BPA Participates in Nationals

Business Professionals of America Glasgow Chapter just got back from Nationals in Dallas, Texas, which was held May 4 through 8. We had six students make the trip down to compete with advisor Jill...

Smith and McColly Selected To Be Hinsdale's 2022 Girls' State Delegates

The 74th Montana's American Legion Auxiliary Girls State 2022 Program will be held on the campus of Carroll College from June 12 through June 18. Mattea McColly, daughter of Mike and Heidi McColly,...

Hinsdale Student Recognized For Patriot's Pen Essay Competition

The Glasgow VFW Post 3107 honored Hinsdale middle school student Bailee McColly on May 9 at school in recognition of excellence in the Patriot's Pen Youth Essay Competition. As a result, she has been...

Golden Microphone Award

The 2021-2022 Glasgow Middle School eighth grade choir Golden Microphone recipient is Jourdyn Fercho. This is an award that is given to an eighth grade choir student that has taken part in choir all...

Klind and Nybakken Degree Candidates For Spring Semester

The following Valley County students are degree candidates for the spring semester 2022 at the University of Montana – Missoula Glasgow – Trevor Klind – Certificate of Applied Science: Heavy Equipment Operation Nashua – Hayley Nybakken ...

Glasgow School District Receives National Recognition For Commitment To Empowering Students

Glasgow School District has announced that it has been recognized as a 2021-22 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished District for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through its PLTW programs. It is one...

Herman Selected to University of Jamestown Spring 2022 Dean's List

Nikolas Herman, of Glasgow, Mont., has been selected to the University of Jamestown’s Spring 2022 Dean’s List for maintaining a semester GPA of 3.50 or better. The University of Jamestown was established in 1883 and is ranked as a top-tier...

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