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Scottie Pride On Full Display

The Glasgow Chamber of Commerce has decked the streets in Scottie Pride this year. The idea to order 100 flags from the Glasgow Student Council came up over the summer with the Chamber Board from...

 

AG Fox Talks Policies in Campaign for Gov.

Montana Attorney General Tim Fox sat down with the Courier last week to discuss his campaign for the Republican nomination for the Governorship next November. Currently, Fox is taking on U.S. Representative Greg Gianforte and Dr. Al Olszewski in his...

 

Hydrology Workshop Highlights Water's Unpredictability

Perhaps the most ironic thing occurring during the National Weather Service’s hydrology workshop last week was that while scientists, conservation district reps, bureaucrats, meteorologists and hydrologist met on the inside, a flood advisory had...

 

Scottie Boys Take First in Glendive, Padden Takes First-Place Slot for Girls

The Glasgow Scotties' harriers returned from Glendive Sept. 13 with a first-place finish on the boys' varsity side but no score on the girls'. The boys put up seven varsity runners and had five place...

 

City of Glasgow Raises Tax Revenues

The Glasgow City Council voted in a split decision to raise tax revenues for the city by a total of roughly $49,000. The move is likely to raise taxes next year for most Glasgow residents and businesses. The vote followed a tense exchange between...

 

Nemont Manor Struggles to Finance $4.6 Million Reno

Nemont Manor’s new ownership, Affiliated Developers Inc., has told the Courier that they are struggling to acquire the necessary Housing and Urban Development (HUD) loans and grants required to complete their planned $4.6 million renovation of the...

 

Meet Cancellation Leads to Wet Race in Glasgow

After Malta cancelled their regular invitationals the day before the scheduled meet for Sept. 7, Glasgow High School decided to host an emergency meet at Sullivan Park for that same morning inviting...

 

EMCMHC Teams Up With Rimrock to Improve Addiction Treatment

The Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center (EMCMHC), based in Miles City, has announced they are partnering with Rimrock in Billings, to provide enhanced addiction and mental illness treatment in eastern Montana. Currently, EMCMHC provides...

 

Irle School Playground Update Nears Completion

Students arriving at, and returning to, Irle School this year found themselves – once again – playing at Bundy Park for recess. The reason? The school's playground upgrade and expansion has...

 

Scottie X-Country Opens Up Season in Billings

The Scottie boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Billings for the Billings Invitational on Aug. 30. The meet marked the opening competition for the Scotties with the boys placing 16 overall for varsity and 14 overall for JV. The girls...

 

Valley County Crash Comes on Heels of Deadly Four Days in NE MT

A single vehicle rollover occurred on the evening of Monday, Aug. 19, in northern Valley County. According to reports from the Montana Highway Patrol, the driver was traveling on Highway 24 near mile marker 12 when they drifted off the road. Sgt. Jef...

 

The All-American Post Led by the All-American Man

When Art Widhalm finished his 30-year career in the Air Force – which included time in Vietnam – he knew that he wanted to help improve the lives of military members still in uniform and the...

 

Cool Weather, Some Rain Challenges Triathletes

It was a dreary, overcast and misty day Aug. 17 as 43 triathletes of all ages and from all around the region gathered to test their mettle against three long-distance events. Participants were...

 

Strong and Getting Stronger

Last year the Scottie Wrestling Camp set a new record, they reached a total attendance of nearly 120 wrestlers. This year from Aug. 5 through 7, 2019, the camp drew numbers in that same arena coming...

 

Salt, Sweat and Swagger

Northeast Montana Fair goers were treated to the usual – with a few notable selections – of food and entertainment at the Valley County Fairgrounds last week, but like every year nothing gets the...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 31, 2019

Contacting the Sheriff? There's an App For That

Sheriff Tom Boyer announced that his office has launched a digital application (App) to better serve the county. The App, which is available on both the Apple App Store and Google Play, can be downloaded on any Android or IOS phone, by searching...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 31, 2019

Frazer Schools Hosts Healing Camp

When social worker Clover Anaquod with the National Native Children's Trauma Center first arrived in Frazer in the spring of 2018, she immediately offered her assistance to the school, which at the...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 31, 2019

GPD Arrests One After Finding Guns, Drug Paraphernalia

The Glasgow Police Department arrested Robert Arthur Wing Jr. on Glasgow's south side the evening of July 26. The arrest came after law enforcement searched his residence in relation to a "conditions...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 31, 2019

Check Forgeries Land Two in County Jail

A two-day long check forging scheme ended with the arrest of Philisha Fourstar and Ashley Bigleggins on July 27. According to a report from the Glasgow Police Department, the two have been arrested...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 24, 2019

Two Down, Two to Go, One Will Stand

A.J. ETHERINGTON THE COURIER The Glasgow School Board met with a full quorum to review applicants for the Superintendent job left vacant by Bob Connors, who has moved on to lead the Bozeman School District. In a race to find either a permanent or...

 

Women's Walleye Tourney Hauls in 32.5 Inch 'Eye'

The Glasgow-Fort Peck Chapter of Montana Walleye's Unlimited hosted their 19th Annual Women's Fishing Tournament this past weekend July 19 and 20 at Fort Peck Reservoir. In total 53 teams came out to...

 

Thunder Take 4th in Glendive, Look to Divisionals

The Glasgow Thunder Kiwanis Swim Team placed fourth in a pool of 10 teams at the regular season meet in Glendive this past weekend July 20 and 21. In all the Thunder brought along a total of 25 swimme...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 17, 2019

Building the Foundation One Step at a Time

Everything begins on a foundation. What is true for wrestling is also true for the building that will house the club going into the future. Pictured above, Gregg Hunter presents a check from Nemont...

 

Records Shattered at 32nd Annual Governor's Cup

It was early Friday morning, July 12, and 200 boats had filled the waters of the Fort Peck Marina waiting for their wave to get flagged out. The skies were clear and the winds were slight as the...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 10, 2019

Jet Ski Explodes on Fourth of July

Warden John Huberty, with Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks in Fort Peck, Mont., is investigating the cause of a jet ski explosion that injured two and left the jet ski completely destroyed on the afternoon of July 4 on the Missouri River near Fort...

 

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