Week of June 12, 2024

  • Tester Joins Republicans On Resolution To Overturn Biden Administration Nursing Home Staffing Mandate

    For the Courier

    U.S. Senator Jon Tester has joined Republican colleagues in introducing a Congressional Review Act resolution to overturn the Biden Administration’s first-ever minimum staffing mandate for nursing homes that was finalized last month. A Congressional Review Act resolution, or CRA, is an oversight tool Congress may use to overturn final rules issued by federal agencies by a simple majority vote. “Too many folks in Washington don’t understand the challenges that long-term care facilities in rural areas face,” said Tester. “At a time...

  • Reds Go 1-3 At Wahpeton Tournament

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier

    The Glasgow Reds went 1-3 at the Wahpeton Tournament this past weekend for a 2-6 record early in the season. Glasgow defeated Detroit Lakes 10-2 in the opening round June 7, but fell 10-6 to the LaMoure A's and 8-0 to Wahpeton the following day. The Reds lost to Post 30 on Sunday by a 13-1 score in four innings. Glasgow took a 4-0 lead over Detroit Lakes with two runs in the first and another two in the second. Detroit Lakes got on the scoreboard with a run in the bottom of the third but the...

  • Montana High School Rodeo Association State Finals Results

    For the Courier

    Following are the local results of the Championship round and National High School Rodeo Finals Qualifiers from the Majestic Valley Arena in Kalispell, June 6 through 8, 2024. Also included are local scholarship recipients. NHSRA Merit Scholarship $1,000 Ty Westy, of Opheim Barrel Racing Championship Round Paytron Levine 15.48 Hailey Burger 15.73 Elle Werner 15.87 Brooke Billingsley 15.95 Steer Wrestling Championship Round Mitch Detton 4.55 Landon Burleigh 5.53 Teagen Arnold 11.48 Tatum Hansen 16.44 National Qualifiers Tatum Hansen 213 Ryder...

  • Richards Named North Offensive MVP

    Toryn Richards, shown here with grandparents Skip and Roxie Fassett, was named the North Offensive MVP at the Class B All Star Football Game June 8. Richards caught a 48-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter. The South won the game 21-14. Coach Patrick Barnett, Coach Sam Tedrow, Kohl Kittleson and Vaughn Miller also represented Glasgow at the...

  • Hunter Education In-Person Class Offered In Scobey

    Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks, For the Courier

    Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for Scobey, with an in-person classroom course starting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, at Scobey High School. Class will run from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday with a field day on Saturday, June 22. All in-person hunter education classes are free of charge. In-person, instructor-led hunter education classroom courses are available to anyone age 10 and older and provide new hunters with a hands-on learning experience. In-person courses are led by volunteer...

  • Beaver Tracking Study Taking Place In Valley And Phillips County

    Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks, For the Courier

    Do you live in Valley or Phillips County and have beavers on your property? Curious about what they do when water sources start to dry out in the summer? Reach out to Colleen Piper, PhD student at University of Montana, to become part of cutting-edge, prairie beaver research. Beavers play an important role in the prairie environment, with their ability to dam and store water. Beavers rely heavily on water as an escape route from predators and depend on woody plants as a food source and building material. However, there is virtually no...

  • Reclamation Awards $88 Million From Investing In America Agenda To St. Mary Diversion Dam Replacement Project

    For the Courier

    The Bureau of Reclamation has announced more than $88 million from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to the St. Mary Diversion Dam Replacement project. The project, funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, will bring reliable irrigation and municipal water from the St. Mary River to rural customers in Montana along the Milk River. The $88,321,400 project award to NW Construction, Inc. out of Bozeman, Mont., ensures the water users along the Milk River have a reliable water source while protecting Bull Trout through the...

  • Glasgow Stockyards Report

    For the Courier

    The market report for the Glasgow Stockyards on June 6, show 669 cattle sold. Utility and commercial cows brought in $125 to $145.50; canner and cutter cows $95 to $125; young feeding/turnout cows $150 to $216; bulls $140 to $175 and young two-four year old cow calf pairs $3,000 to $3,700. Consignors were Larslan 2303 Bulls $173 ($3,984) Glasgow 1964 Bulls $175 Malta 1963 Bulls $169 Glasgow 1750 Cow $136.5 ($2,389) Opheim 1607 Cows $140.25 Wolf Point 1420 Cows $141.50 Wolf Point 1465 Cow $139 Whitewater 1454 Cows $139 Malta 1405 Cow $139.50...

  • Montana FSA Program Dates/Deadlines

    USDA In Montana, For the Courier

    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. June 17, 2024: 2024 County Committee Election Nomination Period opens. June19, 2024: Office closure for Juneteenth federal holiday. June 28, 2024: Last day of CRP Grasslands signup July 15, 2024: The Acreage Reporting Date for Spring Alfalfa Seed, all other spring seeded crops, Perennial Forage, Hemp, CRP acres and Grazing...

  • Law Enforcement Report

    For the week of May 20 through 26, there were six reports of loose livestock, 19 motor vehicle stops, one report of a missing dog, one report of a barking dog and one report of a loose dog. For the week of May 27 through June 1, there were 27 motor vehicle stops, two reports of loose livestock, two requests for VIN inspections, one report of a barking dog, one report of a loose dog, two calls for public assist with no explanation provided and two reports of deer being hit. Friday, May 24 1953 – Caller reported he received a text message...

  • Alive At Five Fire Truck Pull Competitions

    The first of four Alive @ Five events is scheduled for Wednesday, June 19 by the Nemont offices. At this year’s events will be a fire truck pull competition instead of the Hot Dog eating competition. Milk River Inc. has put together a four-part series of fire truck pulls to crown a champion team. Teams will be comprised of eight team members and one Milk River Stars athlete. The goal is to pull a fire truck seventy-five feet faster than your opponent. The winners from the first three events will move on to a final pull in September....

  • State American Legion Convention In Glasgow

    For the Courier

    There will be a State American Legion Convention in Glasgow, Thursday, June 27, through Sunday, June 30. All American Legion, Sons of American Legion and Auxiliary are invited to attend. Registration is encouraged before hand as it will be $5 or more at the door. The Convention consists of meetings and meals. The meals will be in Glasgow and a barbecue in Kiwanis Park in Fort Peck. It will also include tours at the Veterans Memorial, the Interpretive Center, the Power Houses and the lake area. There will be horseshoes at the barbecue. The...

  • Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Opens At FPST

    For the Courier

    An international hit, this modern entertaining and inspiring spectacle musical tells the age-old Biblical story of Joseph and his coat of many colors. As young dreamer Joseph rises from being outcast by his jealous brothers to becoming advisor to the Pharoah, a kaleidoscope of song and dance bursts onto this stage. The cast is led by Royce McIntosh as Joseph and Darci Monsos as Narrator. Local cast members include: Dan Hance as Jacob, Tommi Prewett as Gad and Tanner White as the Baker, along with MacKenzie Bigelbach, Bryten Clark, Henry...

  • Financial Tips For Widows And Widowers

    Edward Jones Financial Advisor CFP Arron Franzen, For the Courier

    Losing a spouse is one of the most painful experiences anyone can have. Unfortunately, widows and widowers have to deal with more than just the emotional trauma — they also must consider a range of financial issues. If you’ve recently been widowed, what financial moves should you consider? For starters, don’t rush into any major decisions. If you’re still in the grieving process, you are unlikely to be in the best shape to make significant choices affecting your finances and your life. But once you feel ready to look at your situation...

  • Got Going With Gardening - Finally

    Mary Honrud, For the Courier

    While I've had the garden space tilled for quite a while, I hadn't actually planted anything until May 31. After tilling, I procrastinated setting up the drip system for far too long, but finally got that done. Then I procrastinated some more. In fact, I did that procrastinating so well, I have to hand-weed each row before putting any seed into the ground. I find procrastination often leads to more work. May 31 dawned fair, with little wind (a minor miracle), so I hustled out there to put...

  • Lustre News

    Vivian Wall, For the Courier

    We are thankful for several nice rains to help the crops. One week we had 3" of rain. Beacon Bible Camp Clean up day was June 1. The Senior High Camp (incoming grades ninth through 12th graders) is being held June 9-14. The Junior High Camp (incoming grades seventh through ninth) is June 16-21 with Mr. Arlen Lundberg, chalk artist. Junior Camp (incoming grades fourth through sixth) is scheduled June 23-28. Each camp runs Sunday at 4 p.m. until Friday at 11 a.m. Their website is...

  • Glasgow's See Earn Montana University System Honor Scholarships

    For the Courier

    The Montana University System has awarded the prestigious Montana University System Honor Scholarship Glasgow High School 2024 graduate Emily See. The MUS Honor Scholarship is a renewable scholarship offered by the Montana Board of Regents that waives undergraduate tuition for up to eight semesters at any campus of the Montana University System or Montana's Community Colleges. The scholarship's average value is $20,000. It is the most prestigious scholarship offered centrally by the Montana...

  • Lagerquist Graduates And Signs With University Of Utah

    For the Courier

    Glasgow's Kylie Lagerquist was part of Dakota College at Bottineau, in Bottineau, N.D., Commencement ceremony on May 10, where she achieved a degree in advertising and marketing. On April 10, she was also recognized for Academic Achievement for maintaining a 4.0 grade point average while playing college hockey. While furthering her education, Lagerquist has been playing hockey for the Dakota College Lumberjacks and will continue her career, as well as her education, at the University of Utah in...

  • Clarence And Charlotte Fuhrman Memorial Scholarship Now Available

    For the Courier

    The Valley County Community Foundation is currently taking applications for the Clarence and Charlotte Fuhrman Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is for any Valley County High School graduates OR residents who have resided in Valley County for three or more consecutive years who are seeking a secondary education. Applicants must have completed one year or more of secondary education with a 2.8 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit our website at https://valleycountycf.net/. Applications must be postmarked by Saturday, June...

  • Glasgow High School Honor Roll

    For the Courier

    Ninth Grade 4.0: Tayven Bietz, Paityn Britzman, Trevin Gibson, Eva Hlad, Rowen Kloker, Gina Page, Mylee Rasmusan, Karsyn Sillerud and Molly Whitmer 3.75-3.99: Mia Peterson and Mayzie Yoakam 3.33-3.74 Hannah Holinde, Jensina Tweten, Justis Justis Hirsch-Kreuser, Kinley Strommen, Pyper Brandt, Trey Graham, Cade Hudyma, Gage Larsen, Dylon Fisher-Murch, Halle Hunter and Haleigh Huntsman. 10th Grade 4.0: Gage Anderson, Emily Bell, Joely Chappell, Riley Clampitt, Brynn Donaldson, Warren Gamas, Josie Kemp, Tessa Miller, Cameron Nelson, Braxton...

  • Hinsdale Cooperative Community Scholarships Are Available

    For the Courier

    The Hinsdale Cooperative Community Scholarship committee announces the availability of five $1,000 scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic year. These scholarships are available to any student who has completed at least one year of study at an accredited college, university, business or vocational school. The applicant must be a graduate of Hinsdale High School. Scholarships will be awarded on an objective basis without regard to sex, age, race, religion or physical disability. Awards are made on the basis of academic achievement, financial...

  • Glasgow Middle School Quarter 4 Honor Roll

    For the Courier

    Those marked with an asterisk (*) achieved a 4.0 for Quarter 4 Sixth Grade Mali Allen* Blaire Billingsley* Clair Britzman* Ransome Butterfield Ava Budde* Beckett Doornek Carley Egleston Wade Fuhrman* Saunten Gamas* Ella Gilchrist Brynlie Harris* Tyrus Hartwell* Colt Hudyma Addison Hughes Quincy Iwen Olivia Jackson* Elise Kirkland Tenley Knight* Tate Loftsgaard Harry Murphy Rueby Nixdorf* Tucker Twitchell Adam Weber Riley Pattison Jacob Seekins Leshia Stutheit* Rivers Sugg Walker Sugg Finley Tatafu Garris Tolzien* Lillian Tuttle Hunter...

  • Irle Elementary School "A" Honor Roll

    For the Courier

    Second Grade: Kylah Aiken Paisley Beer- Corey Beil Rygan Gamas Isla Gilchrist Archer Henry Ava Radakovich Torrin Schaaf Carter “CJ” Sillerud Monica Stevenson Addie Stringer Oliver Turner Colton Wilcox Third Grade: Luke Abrahamson Noah Abrahamson Holly Bell MacKenzie Bigelbach Bridger Brooks Jaxon Budde Stella DeDobbeleer Sylas Egleston Makenna Engstrom Will Fuhrman Blake Grey Bear Porter Hopstad Buddy Jackson Eli Love Caden Murch Jack Murphy Casen Reiner (McDowall) TenLea Sundeen Gaia Swank Kila Tatafu Khayson Wiseman Fourth Grade:...

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Preserving the local history and sharing it with future generations is a big job. The Valley County Pioneer Museum has taken on that task and they welcome visitors into the museum every third Sunday in June, in hopes to draw in new visitors. Memories remain of Baker's Jewelry when it was under the ownership of LaVern John "L.J." Baker. His children will be in town to present a new display specially built for the museum. "He wanted this in the museum; it was...

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