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 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...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    Sports    July 10, 2019 

Hinsdale Rodeo Ropes in Crowd; Kicks Off Milk River Days

The stands were packed for the 40th Annual Hinsdale, Montana Rodeo the evening of July 3. Fair weather, clear skies and the smell of the grill filled the air as rodeo contenders showed off their...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 3, 2019

Good Clean Fun

Valley View Nursing Home hosted their annual community barbecue to celebrate the community in Valley County and to provide some good clean fun for residents, area families, community members, even...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 3, 2019

Army Vet Joins Ranks at VCSO

For Scott McCroskey the Army has influenced almost every moment in his life. So, it was no wonder that when he became a Sheriff Deputy in Valley County, he let that influence – and the lessons learn...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 26, 2019

"Closed Low" Saturates Northeast Montana

Dark clouds, heavy rain and fast winds made for a cold and wet first weekend of summer as a "Closed Low" weather system settled in over Northeast Montana on Friday, June 21. The system was...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 26, 2019

Bob Connors Resigns from Glasgow Takes Superintendent Job in Bozeman

In an unscheduled meeting of the Glasgow School Board June 21, Superintendent of Glasgow Schools Bob Connors resigned his position. He will be leaving to take the superintendent job for the Bozeman School District. The Bozeman School District...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 19, 2019

Untaming the West

It was hunting season 2015, the first time Justin Schaaf wanted to go hunting on Haxby Point (also known as Sage Creek) on the south side of Fort Peck Lake where the Dry Arm meets the rest of the...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 19, 2019

The Next Election: Dem. Candidate for Gov. Stumps in Glasgow

Casey Schreiner, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Montana's governorship, stumped at the Loaded Toad in Glasgow on June 14. The candidate marks the first visit from a gubernatorial...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 12, 2019

Not From Around Here

When 220 "Birders" from across Montana flocked to Northeast Montana for the 20th Annual Montana Audubon Convention in Glasgow for a weekend of bird watching, education and camaraderie, few would have...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 12, 2019

Meticulous Records

It will be 90 years in February since H. O. Dohlen began collecting weather data at a station in Opheim. As the superintendent of schools in the frontier town he would measure precipitation,...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 12, 2019

Death on the Water

Emmett T. Apel (56) was found dead in the water near the Pines Recreation Area in the early morning hours of June 4, according to Valley County Sheriff Tom Boyer. The Sheriff stated that the Wisconsin man – who owned a cabin at the Pines – had...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 5, 2019

Rockets Fly While Eggs Drop at GMS

Mr. Wade Nelson's eighth-graders tested Newton's Law of Gravity, while Ms. Julie Walsh's sixth-graders – along with Irle fifth-graders - attempted to defy it on May 30. The results were nothing...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 5, 2019

Fire Burns Stoop, Scars House on Northside

A small fire ignited May 31 just after noon when a cigarette fell between the front steps and the house. The burning butt then ignited straw that was packed in under the steps and smoldered until...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 5, 2019

Youth Tourney Snags Nice Crowd, Large Fish

Area youth gathered to challenge their fishing skills at Home Run Pond over the weekend. On June 1, kids of all ages spent the day at the Walleyes Unlimited youth fishing tournament attempting to snag...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 5, 2019

GPD Warns Against Weedy Lots

The Glasgow Police Department is warning residents that they will begin enforcing City Ordinance No. 936 this week. The ordinance is intended to prevent nuisance weeds and unkept lots inside the city limits. The ordinance requires residents prevent...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 5, 2019

V.C. Art Contest Winners Announced

The winners of the Valley County Courthouse Beautification Art Contest have been announced. After sorting through and judging 27 entries from Valley County youth, the commissioners decided on two...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 29, 2019

In Honor and Memory Of Those Who Gave All

Over 40 veterans and nearly 120 family, friends and citizens gathered at the Glasgow Civic Center on Memorial Day morning to honor those U.S. service members who gave their lives for this nation. The...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 29, 2019

Gianforte Recognizes Tanja Fransen

Congressman Greg Gianforte recognized Tanja Fransen with his Spirit of Montana commendation for her scientific accomplishments, dedication to the public, and 18 years of service to Montanans on May...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 29, 2019

CBP Reduces POE Hour Reductions

In a slight softening of their initial proposal, Customs and Border Protection has decided to reduce the hours of operation at ports in Scobey, Morgan and Opheim starting June 1. Originally CBP had sought to eliminate the extended summer hours at...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 22, 2019

A Constant Reminder

Constant reminders to not text and drive, to arrive alive, to be safe and to not risk your life or others were strewn across downtown sidewalks, on t-shirts and signs, and present in grim displays of...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 22, 2019

There's a New Cop in Town

The Glasgow Police Department has hired a new officer to fill a long-standing vacancy following the retirement of former Chief Bruce Barstad. As the Glasgow Courier reported in an April 15 story, the...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 22, 2019

Legal Document Clinic Looks to Help Seniors

The Montana Department of Health and Human Services Senior and Long-Term Care Division held a legal documents clinic at the Senior Citizens Center in Glasgow on May 16. The clinic serves a number of...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 15, 2019

Guardians of the Flame

The Special Olympics Torch made its way through Valley County May 8 and 9. Each year the torch traverses the state carried by local law enforcement officials on its way to the State Games in Great...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 15, 2019

VFW Honors Area Civil Servants and Youth

Veterans of Foreign Wars Fort Peck Post 3107 honored local area first responders, law enforcement and area youth at their yearly Mayday awards banquet. The event held at the local VFW hall featured a prime rib dinner to honor those receiving awards....

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    May 8, 2019

Great Fun at NE MT Special Olympics

The Northeast Montana Area Games for Special Olympics Montana took place at the Glasgow High School track last week, May 2. With community support from GHS students and faculty, local law enforcement...

 

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