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Proposed Vaccine Mandate Could Put Businesses in Sticky Situation

With Montana State law prohibiting a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, and a potential Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule that would punish businesses with 100 or more employees for...

Legacy of Fine Coffee Continues Under New Management

The Loaded Toad has a new owner, but boasts the same legacy of delicious culinary confections and fine coffee. Glasgow native Candy Lagerquist has purchased the long time business from Alicia Frueh,...

'They're Approaching the Tyrannosaur Paddock'

Hovering directly above the remains of a tyrannosaurid discovered in the Badlands of Valley County, helicopter pilot Rob Sperry needed to remain stationary as archaeologist Josh Chase connected a...

Basement Renovations Complete at Glasgow City-County Library

The basement renovations at the Glasgow City-County Library have been completed, with a new ADA family-sized restroom and a kitchenette. These new additions will be beneficial for library staff and public use during special programs, events,...

Glasgow Schools Offer Free COVID-19 Testing For Students

Glasgow School District is now offering free COVID-19 testing to students and staff. Results will be available within 30 minutes. "As part of steps to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and keep our...

News Briefs for Oct. 20, 2021

Glasgow Schools Fall Concert Changed to Nov. 1 The Glasgow Music Department will host their Fall Concert on Monday, Nov. 1 in the High School Auditorium. The evening will feature all of our music...

GPD to Host DEA National Take Back Day

Need to safely dispose of old prescription or over the counter medications? The Glasgow Police Department, in coordination with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) will collect unused and unwanted...

911 Calls Oct. 4 through Oct. 10, 2021

There were seven motor vehicle stops, six animal control calls, two hazards, two dog/cat control calls, one traffic control call and one report for record. Monday, Oct. 4 1555 – Caller reported a theft from the Rundle laundry room around 2118...

OP-ED: Will Senator Tester Vote to Impose Critical Race Theory on Montana's Children?

Montanans overwhelmingly reject Critical Race Theory in our classrooms. Since Brown v. Board of Education, we’ve worked to live up to our founding ideals and we hold true to the principle of equal treatment for every student. President Biden’s...

Newspaper Archives Get A New Home

I am pleased to announce that more than a century of Valley County History is now available for public perusal at the Valley County Pioneer Museum. After the original Courier building was damaged...

Letters to the Editor For Oct. 20, 21

IRS Seeks Approval to Snoop There is an ongoing battle regarding the $3.5 trillion reconciliation plan proposed by the Biden Administration, which includes a provision that would require financial...

OP-ED: Working to Protect Montanans from Democrats' Tax and Spend Spree

Democrats, led by President Biden, Chuck Schumer, Bernie Sanders and Nancy Pelosi, are rushing a reckless $3.5 trillion tax and spending spree bill through Congress that would reshape the very...

Devon Marie Thompson

Devon Marie Thompson passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Devon was born on September 27, 2000 in Glasgow, Montana to Brandi Thompson and Gerry Brabeck, joining her older sister Jordan....

Larry "Oren" Metzger

On the afternoon of October 11, 2021, Oren passed away at St Peter's Hospital in Helena, MT, due to complications of COVID-19. At the time of his passing, he was surrounded by his loving family. Oren...

Beverly Ann Wetzel

On Oct. 11, 2021, Beverly Ann Wetzel, 91, died peacefully at Saint Patrick's Hospital in Missoula, MT, with her loved ones by her side. She was born on Aug. 28,1930, in Circle, MT to Anfin Estrem and...

Donald Dee Guenther

A lifelong Sheridan County resident, Donald Guenther passed quietly on Oct. 10. He was raised in the Dagmar area with his parents, Bert and Virgie (Chapman) Guenther and family. Donald attended the Roosevelt School and graduated from Grenora High...

Funeral Notices for Oct. 20, 21

• A graveside service for Leah Rae Hensrud Tihista will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 23 at the Highland Cemetery in Glasgow. A gathering to follow at the Cottonwood Inn. In lieu of flowers she would be pleased if a donation was made in her name to any...

Glasgow AD Looks to Scotties' Future

Brenner Flaten's recent achievement as a Certified Master Athletic Administrator has been three or four years in the making. But his love and pride in the Glasgow Scotties has been a lifelong...

Scotties Striding to State

The Glasgow Scottie cross country teams continue to knock down their times as they gear up for the state meet this weekend in Missoula. "We feel good," said head coach Rod Karst. "We want to be...

Nashua Cross Country

Alyssa Murdock, representing the Nashua Porcupines, participated in the Plentywood Cross Country Invitational Oct. 16. The senior ran a 27:27.03 and finished in 28th place. Murcdock will be...

No. 3 Malta Downs No. 5 Glasgow at Scottie Field

Malta continues to be a problem without a solution for the Scotties on the football field. Glasgow played host to the third-ranked Mustangs this past Friday night and found themselves on the wrong...

Glasgow Middle School harriers close out season at Harlem Invitational

Glasgow Middle Schools cross country squad closed out the season with fast times and high places at the Harlem Invitational meet last Friday. Both teams finished second to strong Havre squads, but Scottie runners brought home plenty of hardware and...

Frazer Volleyball

The Frazer Bearcubs traveled to Scobey on Saturday to take on the more experienced Spartans on the volleyball court. Frazer gave the match a go, but were defeated despite a rally in the third set 25-6, 25-4, 25-10. Frazer will return to Scobey for...

Nashua Volleyball

The Nashua Porcupines split their weekend on the volleyball court, dropping a home match to Savage on Friday before notching a win in Lustre on Saturday. Nashua took the first game against Savage but...

North Country Volleyball

The North Country Mavericks added two their win column after dropping a volleyball match to the Class B Malta Mustangs. North Country bounced back from the loss to defeat MonDak in Saco and Culbertson in Hinsdale, fitting triumphs as each town...

Lustre Christian Volleyball

The Lustre Christian Lions young volleyball team played three matches last week, taking on the Glasgow JV team, Froid/Lake and Nashua. Though the team lost the three, they continue to show growth on...

Scotties Defeat Eagles on Volleyball Court

The Glasgow Scottie volleyball team had a lone match this past week, making the journey to Sidney on Saturday to take on the Eagles. Glasgow improved their overall record to 9-2 after defeating the Class A team in three sets 25-19, 25-21, 25-23....

No Conspiracy Here!

​Well, apparently, the dust has settled at our small town North of Glasgow! Or has it? Right after the not so secret military maneuvers at the old AFB, residents thought that the haven of abandoned buildings and former homes of military personnel...

Reality, But Better

It’s always exciting to me when the benefits of a certain technology are easy to see. Why one laptop might be better than another laptop for example, can be difficult to grasp when all you want to do with it is write emails and order dog food....

This and That

Another week has flown away. We’ve had our first couple dustings of that dreaded “s” word. All the tomatoes were picked before those flurries happened. The back bedroom exudes the scent of green and ripening tomatoes when the door is opened....

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