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Ten-Year Odyssey With Cancer Leads to Hope and Grace

It will be 10 years on Aug. 28, since Carol Neufeld first found out she was living with ovarian cancer. She says she walked in the clinic that day alone stating, "I never thought in a million years...

 

City Chicken Ordinance Goes to First Reading Aug. 20

In a packed Glasgow City Council meeting Monday, Aug. 6, the council decided to move a proposal for a city ordinance to allow the raising of chickens in city limits to go to a first reading at the city council meeting, which will occur at 5:30 p.m.,...

 

Candidate for PSC Visits NE MT Fair

Democratic Candidate for the District 1 seat of the State Public Service Commission Doug Kaercher visited Glasgow last week during the Northeast Montana fair to meet and greet locals and educate the...

 

Civics, Chickens and Change

Regardless of how you feel about having chickens in town, there is no denying that Madelyn House has taken an issue she is passionate about and engaged the community in a positive and impactful way. I think the result of that labor was on full displa...

 

Vet Warns Against Common Preventable Diseases in Pets

According to Dr. Chelsie McAllister, DVM of Valley Vet Clinic in Glasgow, canine parvovirus and distemper virus in Valley County are much higher in this region than in most. According to McAllister, the high rates are due to a lack of proper...

 

Domestic Violence Awareness Kickball Tournament Raises over $2,500 for Victims

The Domestic Violence Awareness Kickball Tournament raised over $2,500 for victims of domestic violence in northeast Montana, according to organizers Lacie Brown, Jenny McCabe and Shelly Ramsey. The...

 

Local Bronc Rider Looks for Good Showing in Home County

Chase Redfield, of Opheim, is looking forward to a few good rounds of bareback bronc riding this year on his home turf at the Northeast Montana Fair. Redfield has been riding pro for nine years...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 25, 2018

Trio of Med Students Train at Glasgow Clinic

Three medical students from the University of Washington, School of Medicine are training at the Glasgow Clinic as part of the school's Targeted Rural UnderServed Track or TRUST. The students, who... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 25, 2018

Frazer Fire Chief Looks to Future

When Wes Sibley took the job of Fire Chief in Frazer and Wiota, Mont., last January his hope was to help out the communities he has always called home. Since starting Sibley has faced challenges and... Full story

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 18, 2018

Boat Fire at Fort Peck Marina

A boat was engulfed in flames at the Fort Peck Marina on July 15, at about 1:30 p.m. According to the Fort Peck Fire Chief Landon Holt, the only injury was minor burns. The boat, however, was...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 18, 2018

NWS Warns of Gap in Receiving Severe Weather Alerts

A two-day bout of severe weather July 9 and 10 has prompted concerns from the National Weather Service in Glasgow that many northeast Montana residents may not be aware of severe weather alerts....

 

Storms,Time and International Borders

We were standing in a field looking at radar on an iPhone and trying to figure out our next move. The storm we wanted to chase was rapidly moving north into Canada, and I was without a passport. My companion wasn’t going to mention it but you could...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 11, 2018

Milk River Inc. Bringing Back Recycling

Milk River Inc. has told The Courier they have restarted their recycling program and have started taking corrugated cardboard. According to Michelle Eliason, the group has not started taking aluminum, plastic or paper due to the fact that the baler...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 11, 2018

Northside Fire Destroys Two Rooms, No Injuries

A fire destroyed two rooms and the contents in a home on the north side of Glasgow just after 10 a.m. on July 5. According to Glasgow Fire Chief Brandon Brunelle no one was injured. The volunteer...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 4, 2018

Bar Owner Finds New Purpose at Frazer Council

For the first time in its history, the Frazer Community Council has opened a community office to provide services, guidance and resources to the residents. That effort has been led and funded in...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    July 4, 2018

Barstad to Retire After 32 Years as Chief

Bruce Barstad has announced his retirement from the Glasgow Police Department after 32 years of service to the region. Barstad sat down with the Courier to reflect on his years of service and the changes the department has seen over the decades....

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 27, 2018

Meth Lab Discovered by GPD, One Charged

The Glasgow Police Department told the Glasgow Courier that on Friday, June 22, Leighton Scott Hughes was arrested and charged with multiple felonies and misdemeanors related to dangerous drugs. As...

 

Dear Readers

Dear Readers, It is hard to believe it has been over two months since I started as the publisher here at the Courier. Harder to believe is everything that has happened in such a short amount of time. Not only have we covered oil spills, meth labs, a...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 20, 2018

Madison Faith Chatten Memorial Playground Dedicated at Sullivan Park

When Aaron Chatten passed away in a car accident in November 2010, he left his daughter, Madison's, legacy behind. Since that time a group of family, friends, supporters and community minded...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 20, 2018

Senate Farm Bill Passes Committee Heads to Floor

In a 20-1 vote, the Senate Agriculture Committee cleared the way on June 13, for the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, or more commonly known as the farm bill, to move forward to the Senate for a vote. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa cast the...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 20, 2018

Strommen Under Investigation, on Paid Leave

In what can only be described as a shocking turn of events in the race for Valley County Sheriff, Undersheriff and candidate for sheriff Luke Strommen was placed on paid administrative leave June 15, pending the results of an investigation by the...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 20, 2018

Nemont Manor Grows Community With Garden

As a number of residents at Nemont Manor looked out on their long-standing garden plot on the west side of the building, they started thinking about what a garden might look like. Residents Rhonda...

 

Honestly, You Didn't Know?

On this page you will see a letter from Andy Meyers, the artistic director at the Fort Peck Summer Theatre. I think this letter is unnecessary and it represents a problem many of us have. If it was not done for us then we won’t do it but we will...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 13, 2018

Clinic Hires New Psychologist

After a lengthy break in service, the Glasgow Clinic has finally hired a new psychologist to fill the much-needed role in northeast Montana. Dr. James Martin, Ph.D. moved to Glasgow in the recent...

 
 By A.J. Etherington    News    June 13, 2018

Valley View Amongst those Suing DPHHS Over Medicaid

The Montana Health Care Association Executive Director Rose Hughes confirmed to the Glasgow Courier that Valley View Nursing Home is among the more than a dozen care facilities across the state suing the Montana Department of Public Health and Human...

 

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