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Glasgow Secures Funds for Water System

The City of Glasgow has secured rural development funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to proceed with a plan to upgrade the city's water infrastructure. According to City Manager Robert...

 

VFW Awards Essay Winners

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3107 of Glasgow honored students from Opheim, Hinsdale and Glasgow for their winning submissions to the Patriot's Pen and Voice of Democracy essay contests at a Chris...

 

Block of Bucks Breaks Record

The Soroptomist’s annual fundraiser, organized by Denise Forbes Kegel, to purchase winter clothing and outerwear for area children raised a record setting amount of money for the second year in a ro...

 

NRCS Hosts Open House to Hear Ag Concerns

The Glasgow Natural Resources Conservation Services District Conservationist Tracy Cumber and the Valley County Conservation District held a holiday open house at the United States Department of Agriculture Office in Glasgow on Dec. 10, to hear...

 

Barber Pole Goes up On Front Street

By Mary Helland's recollection, for the first time in over at least 20 years a barber pole is spinning on Front Street and the first time in a few years an actual barber is again cutting hair and shav...

 

Arson Alleged in Sunday Morning Fire, Suspect in Custody

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle told the Courier that Kory Amundson has been charged with Felony Arson, Burglary, Criminal Mischief and Criminal Trespass in connection with an early Sunday...

 

Nativity Open House Features Over 280 Pieces

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Glasgow held their fourth annual Nativity Open House last week at their location on Airport Road. The event was open to the public for three days spa...

 

Two Killed, Two Injured in Highway 2 Crash Last Friday

Valley County Sheriff Buerkle has reported that two county residents were killed in a car crash Nov. 23, when they were struck by a truck attempting to make an apparent U-turn on U.S. Highway 2 near the Highway 24 intersection. Buerkle stated that...

 

Festival of Trees

The 14th Annual Festival of Trees charity auction to support the local Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society was held Friday, Nov. 16 at the Glasgow Elks Club. Organizers for the event... Full story

 

Local Law Enforcement Represent Montana at LETR Convention

Valley County Undersheriff Alex Esteves and Glasgow Police Department Officer Tim Fisher recently returned from Las Vegas, where they represented Valley County and Montana at the International Law... Full story

 

Milk River Increasing Opportunities for Clients

Milk River Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to offering work opportunities, independent living and activities to adults with developmental disabilities. Milk River operates two group homes, a transitional living home and a work and... Full story

 

Federal Judge in Montana Blocks KXL Construction

A Montana-based Federal Judge blocked further construction of the Keystone XL pipeline Thursday, Nov. 8, in U.S. District Court for the District of Montana in Great Falls. According to court...

 

VFW and American Legion Celebrate Armistice Centennial

Veterans, community members and at least one, recently elected, future Valley County commissioner came out Sunday, Nov. 11, to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the WWI Armistice and Veterans...

 

Valley County Election Analysis 2018

From the top of the ticket down, Valley County voted predominantly Republican and largely voted down initiatives that would have added regulation to businesses or increased taxation on consumers. Voter turnout was also at a recent high for a...

 

TOM BOYER TO BE NEXT VC SHERIFF

In an amazing landslide write-in victory carrying nearly 60 percent of the total vote, Tom Boyer became Valley County's next sheriff. Total results were write-in 2,270 to Joe Horn's 1,459 with Boyer...

 

State Election Results

At press time the races for Senate, House, Public Service Commission and Clerk of Supreme Court had not been definitively reported. Projected leads showed Jon Tester with a slight lead over Matt Rosendale and Greg Gianforte had a seven point lead...

 

County Election Results

County election results are in and the results are: Mary Armstrong will be the next member of the Valley County Commission; Taryn Stebleton will be the next Clerk and Recorder; and Christina Hillman will hold on to her seat as the Justice of the...

 

Strommen Resigns from Sheriff's Office

Valley County Sheriff Vernon Buerkle reported that former Undersheriff and Deputy Luke Strommen has resigned his position at the Sheriff’s Office. Buerkle stated that Strommen’s letter cited “personal reasons” as the justification for his...

 

Suspicious Package Tests LE Response

According to Sheriff Vernon Buerkle, Valley County deputies and firefighters responded to a report of a suspicious device 20 miles north of Nashua. The suspicious package had been sent in the mail to a local resident on Nov. 5, at roughly 3:47 in...

 

City Council Takes Out Loan to Buy Equipment

The Glasgow City Council met at their normal meeting on Nov. 5, in the council chambers. The meeting discussed a number of agenda items ranging from closing the city office the day after Thanksgiving to deciding whether to loan over $380,000 from...

 

Cat McIntyre Reflects on Her Art

Local working artist Cathryn (formerly Reitler) McIntyre's work is easy to describe but, maybe, difficult to understand, while still being aesthetically enjoyable. McIntyre's work has been...

 

Haunted Hayride

The Glasgow High School Student Council, Key Club, Book Club and Cross Country hosted their fourth annual haunted hayride in the barren cottonwood groves, brambles and thickets along Sullivan Park...

 

Charges Dismissed Against Ersness in Homicide Case

The Valley County Sheriff’s Office has reported that the charge of Deliberate Homicide against John Ersness has been dismissed without prejudice by Valley County Justice Court. The request to dismiss was made by Valley County Attorney Dylan...

 

Floyd the Friendly Ghost of the Fort Peck Summer Theatre

For many actors and actresses around the country, legends of resident ghosts, phantoms and poltergeist run rampant in the creaky halls and echoing chambers of theaters and opera houses around the...

 

KXL Pipes Arrive in Anticipation of Next Year's Construction

Truckloads of pipes to be used in the construction of TransCanada's Keystone XL Pipeline have been traveling across Northeast Montana from Glendive to staging areas along the pipelines' future route...

 

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