Week of April 10, 2024

  • Gianforte's Next-Door Neighbor Slammed With A 70% Tax Hike

    PAID POLITICAL CONTENT Governor Greg Gianforte’s next-door neighbor in Bozeman is considering selling the family home she grew up in, after the governor slammed her with a nearly $5,000 property tax increase in 2023. “I checked online right when [the bill] came out and went, ‘holy crap—there it is!’” Deborah Newville, a Montana resident, says in an emotional video released by candidate for governor Ryan Busse. Newville recently moved back into her modest family home in Bozeman, directly across Manley Road from one of Gianforte’s...

  • Competent and Effective Leadership Matters

    PAID POLITICAL CONTENT Dear Montanans, This is a hopeful time for so many of our students. The future is bright as graduation nears and families beam with pride, anticipating their child walking across that stage. As a legislator, a former classroom teacher and the mom of a high school student, though, I must admit I worry. Are we doing enough to make sure all our students have the opportunities they deserve? That is why I'm running to be your next State Superintendent of Schools. We've...

  • Ballin' In The Basin Tournament - Williston, N.D.

  • AAU National Duals

    Glasgow Wrestling Club, For the Courier

    Another great weekend at AAU National Duals in Iowa is in the books! Good job to all eight of these Highlanders that put in the extra work and helped form Team Montana. Each of them battled tough competition in a big arena. GWC Results from AAU National Duals: Jack Morehouse 4-4 Aiden Aune 4-4 Hunter Pierce 2-6 Tyler King 4-4 **Copper All-American** William Kirkland 6-2 **Bronze All-American** Madison Lamb 5-3 **Copper All-American** Bailey Dooley 2-3 Chloe Lamb...

  • Montana High School Rodeo Association Road to the State Finals

    For the Courier

    For the Courier The Montana State High School Rodeo Association kicked off their spring rodeo season March 22-24, 2024, in Kalispell at the Majestic Valley Arena, home of the 2024 Farmers Union Insurance Montana State High School Rodeo Finals. Local students participated in the Miles City event on March 31. March 31 – Miles City #3 All-Around Cowboy - JP Cornwell, Glasgow Reserve All-Around Cowboy - Charlie Cornwell, Glasgow All-Around Cowgirl - Brooke Billingsley, Glasgow All-Around Cowgirl (tie) - Linden Schenk, Joliet & Mollie Mae Ruth,...

  • Scottie Softball Beats Glendive, Falls in Shepherd Triangle

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier

    The Scottie softball team earned their first win of the season April 2, downing Glendive 14-7 on the road. Glasgow dropped two road games April 5 at the Shepherd Triangle, falling 23-0 to Shepherd and 27-17 to Conrad. In Glendive, Macy Martin was first to cross home plate in the game, scoring on a Tatum Nyquist fielder’s choice. Glasgow shut out Glendive in the bottom of the inning before the hosts returned the favor in the top of the second. Glendive scored three times in the bottom to take a 3-1 lead into the third. Glasgow tied the game...

  • Frazer Track Starts Season in Lewistown

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier

    The Frazer track and field team started the 2024 season at the Fergus Invite in Lewistown April 4. Isabelle Even, Maci Fourstar-Sibley, Baily Beston, Mariah Beston, Aubrey Mail, Kalianna Blount and Lola Romero competed for the girls while Ty Fourstar, Gabe Beston, Christopher Fox, Travis Long, Cassius Smoker and Joseph Beston represented the boys for the Bearcubs. Girls Even led the girls in the 100 meters, taking 66th place out of 83 runners with a time of 15.75. Fourstar-Sibley was right behind her at 15.96 and 67th place. B. Beston ran a...

  • Scottie Boys and Girls Take Third at Fergus Invite

    Gwendolyne Honrud, The Courier

    Both the Glasgow boys and girls track and field teams took third place at the Fergus Invite in Lewistown April 4 in their season start. The Scottie boys scored 43.5 points to place behind Laurel, 116, and Havre, 58 points. The Glasgow girls put up 63.33 points, finishing behind Havre, 124, and Laurel, 89. Boys Vaughn Miller won the javelin with a throw of 157-03, outdistancing 82 other competitors. Myles Yoakam set a personal record at 119-02 and finished in 20th place. Nick Solorzano finished in 27th with a distance of 112-06 and Noah Runner...

  • FWP Accepting Applications From Landowners For Block Management Program

    Montana FWP, For the Courier

    Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is accepting applications from landowners who are interested in participating in the 2024 Block Management Program. Application deadline is June 1. Through the Block Management Program, landowners and FWP work together to help manage wildlife and public hunting activities on enrolled lands. Landowners and FWP enter into voluntary agreements that determine how hunting will be conducted on the landowner’s property. Items such as permission requirements, times when permission will be granted, hunting...

  • Governor Gianforte Proclaims Montana Soil Health Week

    For the Courier

    On April 1, Governor Gianforte held a roundtable discussion to recognize Soil Health Week in Montana and raise awareness about how healthy soils can increase crop yields, improve nutrition, and strengthen food security. “Montana Soil Health Week serves as an opportunity to highlight our farmers, ranchers, and all producers working toward better soil health stewardship,” Gov. Gianforte said. “By being good stewards, we are creating opportunities for the next generation and cultivating a future where Montana producers can continue to...

  • Glasgow Stockyards Report

    For the Courier

    The market report for the Glasgow Stockyards on April 4 show 980 cattle sold. Utility and commercial cows brought in $115 to $137.50; canner and cutter cows $85 to $110; young feeding/turnout cows $150 to $240; and bulls $130 to $161. Consignors: Scobey 2135 Bull 161.00 Harlem 2225 Bull 147.00 Saco 1945 Bull 146.00 Glasgow 1798 Bulls 150.00 Malta 1713 Bulls149.00 Glasgow 643 BC 284.50 Richland 1312 Cows 137.50 Hinsdale 1312 Cows 137.00 Conrad 1770 Cow 129.50 Scobey 1498 Cows 134.00 Saco 1180 Cows 140.00 Malta 410 HC 322.00 Wolf Point 478 HC...

  • Law Enforcement Report

    For the week of March 25 through 30, there were 12 motor vehicle stops, three reports of loose dogs, and one report of a barking dog. Monday, March 25 1458 – A call was received regarding a female finding a plate on her desk. She does not know where it came from or why it was there. The plate was run and the registered owner was contacted. He was not sure what it would have come off of or where it could have been found. He is currently out of town b ut will pick it back up when he gets into town. Tuesday, March 26 0919 – A public assist...

  • Spring Into Action: Give Blood With The Red Cross

    For the Courier

    During National Volunteer Month in April, the American Red Cross asks donors to help protect the blood supply by making and keeping blood donation appointments in the weeks ahead. Donors of all blood types – especially type O blood donors and those giving platelets – are needed now to keep the blood supply strong enough to support critical patient care this spring. The Red Cross depends on thousands of volunteer blood donors to collect about 12,000 blood donations every single day. With no substitute for blood and no way to manufacture...

  • Fish and Wildlife Commission To Meet Virtually April 17

    Montana FWP, For the Courier

    The Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet virtually on Wednesday, April 17, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will be streamed live on Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ website, https://fwp.mt.gov/aboutfwp/commission/april-2024-meeting, and YouTube, www.youtube.com/@MontanaFWP. The commission will take public comment on agenda items from registered commenters on Zoom. Those who want to make a comment on Zoom must register on the Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ website by noon on April 16. Written comment on most agenda items were accepted...

  • What Should You Know About Long-Term Care?

    Edward Jones Financial Advisor CFP Arron Franzen, For the Courier

    We all hope to remain healthy and independent throughout our lives – but life can be unpredictable. If you were ever to need some type of long-term care, would you be financially prepared? Long-term care encompasses everything from the services of a home health aide to a stay in an assisted living facility to a long residence in a nursing home. You may never need any of these kinds of care, but the odds aren’t necessarily in your favor: Someone turning age 65 today has almost a 70 percent chance of needing some type of long-term care...

  • We've Been Sprung

    Mary Honrud, For the Courier

    Maybe my constant complaints about the weather have brought the results I've been wanting. And maybe Mother Nature is busy planning another blitz attack on us all after this week of warmth has sufficiently softened us up enough that it will be extra cruel when she hits us again with some misplaced winter. She does so enjoy dashing our hopes. We aren't the only beings that are now filled with dreams of summer. The robins have returned in force. There are flashes of red all through the yard....

  • Yesterday's Memories

    Compiled by Michelle Bigelbach, The Courier

    10 Years Ago Wednesday, April 9, 2014 An airport can be an economic hub for small communities, often bringing in extra business and employment. With that backdrop, the Glasgow airport saw a change in management at the end of last year along with the welcome of Cape Air. County Commissioner Dave Pippin explained that the airport is self-sustaining now, and that fuel sales are steady, with hopes of going up during the busier sum­mer months. He said that in the first 30 days the county took over...

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