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Weber Appointed as Glasgow Police Chief

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was updated at noon Friday Sept. 17 to correct an error concerning the members who served on the scoring committee. Robert Weber has been appointed by the Glasgow City...

News Briefs for Sept. 15, 2021

New Trooper in Glasgow Steven Van Deuse of Madison, Connecticut has been assigned to Valley County with the Montana Highway Patrol. The Montana Highway Patrol commissioned 12 new troopers, inlding... Full story

GFD Ladder Truck #5 Carries 9-11 Ties

Every time the Glasgow Fire Department responds to a call for service in Ladder Truck #5, the spirits of brothers Peter and Thomas Langone live on. Thomas, a cop with NYPD, and Peter, a firefighter...


There were 34 motor vehicle stops, 19 accidental dials/prank calls, 10 dog/cat calls, eight animal control calls, six assist citizens/public assists, two alarms, one system trouble, one report for record, one parking violation, one traffic control...

To hell with conformity

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is "not about freedom or personal choice," President Joe Biden said during a Sept. 9 speech about the pandemic. During the prepared remarks, Biden announced Draconian... Full story

OP-ED: Why American Prairie's plans are good for Montana

Lately, deliberate misrepresentations have been circulating regarding American Prairie’s proposal to graze bison on six federal allotments in Phillips County. While most Montanan’s who have commented thus far clearly welcome our proposal, some... Full story

OP-ED: What the pandemic taught us about crisis preparedness

The pandemic has shown Montanans the critical importance that small business plays in both our local and national economies. It was critical for entrepreneurs to immediately change their business... Full story

OP-ED: Biden's Vaccine Mandate Isn't About COVID-19

"We've been patient, but our patience is wearing thin," US President Joe Biden said on Sept. 9 as he announced his plan to require more than 80 million private sector American workers to consent... Full story

What Shall We do to Inherit Eternal Life?

"So which of these three do you think was neighbor to him who fell among thieves?" Luke 10:36 Who is our neighbor? Is this a question we ever ask ourselves? There are many responses. Our neighbor... Full story

Remember 9-11

We must remember that there are many who were not here 20-years-ago when the terrorists flew planes into the Twin Towers and Pentagon, and almost hit the U.S. Capitol. The horrors of that day must... Full story

Michael L. Hansen

Loving husband, father and grandfather, Michael L. Hansen, 77, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side from a long battle with cancer on Saturday, September 11, 2021. Michael was... Full story

Ardis R. Nichols

Ardis R. Nichols passed away from natural causes on August 28, 2021 in Bozeman, Montana. Ardis was born on February 5, 1927, in Frazer, to Mathias and Elsie Eliason. Ardis was involved in band, 4-H,... Full story

Donna Jean (Blanton) Glover

Donna Jean (Blanton) Glover passed away Friday, September 10, 2021 at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital in Glasgow. Donna was born September 7, 1946 to Jewell (Hall) and Earl Blanton. Her mother,... Full story

Funeral Notices

• Memorial Service for Carol Brown will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20 at Bell Mortuary followed by a reception at 3 p.m. at the Fort Peck Hotel . • A Celebration of Janet Lentzner's life will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24 at Highland... Full story

Glasgow Middle School girls dominate home meet

Glasgow Middle School's girls cross country team placed all five of its scorers in the top 16 positions to take the team title at its home meet last Saturday at Sullivan Park. The Scottie girls were...

Nashua Cross Country

The Nashua Porcupines junior high harriers racked up a few miles this past week, taking part in the Scobey Cross Country Invite on Sept. 9 and the Sullivan Park Invite in Glasgow on Sept. 11. while...

Nashua Volleyball

The Nashua Porcupines volleyball team hosted their first match this past Friday, taking on the Culbertson Cowgirls in front of the Nashua crowd. On Saturday, they traveled to Daniels County for the...

GMS Volleyball

The Glasgow Middle School volleyball teams traveled to Wolf Point the past weekend for games on Sept. 11. The eighth grade teams both played Scobey. The Glasgow Red team lost their games 25-22, 25-16. The Glasgow White also lost their games 25-22,...

Scottie Boys Run Away with First in Havre

The Glasgow Cross Country teams have found their legs and are striding through the 2021 season. The boys brought home a first place finish from the Havre Invitational on Sept. 11, while the girls earned a third place finish. The Scottie girls...

Frazer Cross Country

The Frazer Bearcubs traveled to Daniels County on Sept. 9 to compete in the Scobey Invitational. The girls teams were well represented with the high school team placing eighth with 71 points and the junior high girls placing sixth after scoring 54...

Glasgow Says No to Baker

The Glasgow Scottie football team took their fans for a wild ride Friday against the Baker Spartans. The Scotties left the field with another notch in their win column in a game that felt a lot... Full story

Scottie Volleyball Team Wins Two

The Glasgow volleyball team recovered nicely this week after stumbling against Plentywood and in Chinook. The Scotties swept two conference opponents, Malta and Harlem, to improve their record to 2-1...

HLYH Registration 2021-22 Season

Hi-Line Youth Hockey (HLYH) registration has begun for the 2021-2022 season. Players may register online anytime at  Registration is open for all of the following: Termites (6 and under); Mites (7/8 year-olds); Squirts (9/10...

Sunnyside Club Championship

Sunnyside Golf and Country Club held their annual club championship tournament in a slightly different format for the summer of 2021. Taking into account the kick off of school fall sports and the coronavirus, the tournament was spread out over two...

Life's Unexpected Gifts

In 2010 a life-changing event brought me to Glasgow to live with my mom. I was also excited to be near my sister (Lynn Gilbert) and brother-in-law (Ken). At the time I needed their support and soon...

Forsan et haec olim menisse invabit.

It's Latin. It translates into "Perhaps some day these things will be a pleasure to recall." By the time that you read this, 9/11 will have passed and many Americans as well as people around the...

Held to Ransom(ware)

There you are, going about your business, working away on your spreadsheets or your photos. It's a productive day so far, you've gotten lots done! Suddenly, a popup appears on your screen. This...

Summer Salads

We managed to finish harvesting all our wheat last week, with hired help. That help came in the form of another farming family: mom, dad, and oldest daughter all pitched in. There were a couple young sons riding along, absorbing the strong work...

Brisket, Butter and Better Not Forget the Beer

With expert smoking techniques, perfected seasonings and a bit of good luck, Sam Waters and Brandon Larson have been crowned the Grand Champions of the 2021 Glasgow Elks "Middle of Nowhere" BBQ...

Remember When

My mind has gone back to laundry day again. I am remembering the “clothes horse.” Do you remember the winter days of hanging clothing on the reliable clothes horse? I am sure that many homes were like mine and the clothes horse took up...

Montana Farmers Union Encourages Stronger Supply Chain

At a White House Press Briefing LAST week, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and director of the National Economic Council Brian Deese discussed the Biden-Harris Administration's commitment to... Full story

USDA Expands Assistance to Cover Feed Transportation Costs

In response to the severe drought conditions in the West and Great Plains, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today its plans to help cover the cost of transporting feed for livestock that rely on grazing. USDA is updating the... Full story

Fish and Wildlife Commission Adopts 2021/2022 Wolf Hunting and Trapping Regulations

FOR THE COURIER HELENA – After a public comment period that drew more than 26,000 comments, the Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted several changes to the 2021/2022 wolf hunting and trapping regulations at its meeting on Aug. 20. Changes...

FWP hires new warden in the Glasgow area

FOR THE COURIER   GLASGOW- Hunters and anglers out in the field this fall may see a new friendly face. Wyatt Pickens was recently hired as the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks field warden in...

AIS Inspectors Encounter Unusual Situation at Wibaux

FOR THE COURIER HELENA – Watercraft inspectors at the Wibaux inspection station intercepted a motorboat entering Montana with mussels attached. The Wibaux inspection station, located on the Montana-North Dakota border on Interstate 94, has...

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