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Daines Hosts Town Hall in Glasgow

Senator Steve Daines hosted a town hall at the Glasgow VFW Post 3107 l Feb. 15 to meet with and take questions from constituents. The stop was one of many on a total tour of the Big Sky State that inc...

 

Frazer Retires Jackson's Number, Inducts Two Onto Wall of Fame

The Frazer community came together Feb. 8, to honor three former students. Among them was Brayden Jackson, who was killed in a car accident last year. The two inductees into the wall of fame were...

 

Perched Out on the Ice

The Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture hosted their 21st Annual Ice Fishing Derby on the ice at the Dredge Cuts Trout Pond on Saturday, Feb. 2. The yearly winter sports staple attracted... Full story

 

Winter Safety Advised as Arctic Blast Approaches

Record snow fell on Sunday, Feb. 3 in Glasgow while continuing to fall into Monday morning bringing in a collective ten inches of snow as of Monday afternoon with snow expected to continue through Tuesday, as of press time. That record snowfall is... Full story

 

GHS Trading Cards are Back

The Glasgow High School has brought back the Trading Card program for another year honoring 16 drug, tobacco and alcohol free high school students and looking to provide role models for Glasgow's... Full story

 

'Red Night' in Frazer Honors Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The Frazer community came together with the Frazer High School and Poplar High School to honor and raise awareness for missing and murdered indigenous women and girls last Friday, Jan. 25. The event,...

 

Shutdown Threatened Water Infrastructure Project

The closure of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development offices threatened to affect Glasgow’s upgrade to the water infrastructure prior to the end of the government shutdown on Friday, Jan. 25. According to the Director of...

 

City Votes to Move Jurisdiction Ordinance Forward

In an unanimous decision, the Glasgow City Council voted to advance Ordinance No. 960 to extend the Glasgow Police Department’s arrest authority out five miles from the city limits at their regular meeting on Jan. 22. During the meeting, Chief...

 

Glasgow Grapplers Take Second in Malta

The Glasgow Scottie wrestlers spent last weekend, Jan. 25 and 26, in Malta taking second in the tournament beating out the Mustangs, which placed third and coming in behind the Class A ranked team Hav...

 

'Emperor's New Clothes' Wows Audiences

With expectations premised by just under a week of rehearsals, crowds turned out to view the Missoula Children's Theatre's rendition of "The Emperor's New Clothes," written and conceived by Jim Caron...

 

Med. Marijuana Ordinance Seems Unlikely

Only nine members of the public alongside the County Attorney, Sheriff and the Commissioners administrative assistant attended a public hearing Jan. 14, to hear public opinion on establishing a medical marijuana dispensary ordinance in the county....

 

Glasgow Eighth Graders Take on Physics With Car Building Study

Glasgow Middle School eighth-graders demonstrated their command of physics, motion, design, construction and flare Jan. 11 in the middle school gym. The challenge was part of their science class,...

 

Strommen Pleads Not Guilty to Rape Charge

Former Valley County Undersheriff Luke Strommen pleaded not guilty to the charge of Felony Sexual Intercourse Without Consent Jan. 14, in District Court in Glasgow. Strommen also maintained his plea o...

 

The Little Mission in the Little Mountains

When you stop to consider Montana's great destinations, it is unlikely you would ever list off Hays, Mont. Nestled in the heart of the Little Rocky Mountains on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation,...

 

New Year's Eve Sees Zero Accidents, DUIs

The Valley County Search and Rescue, in partnership with the three local wrecker services (Thompson & Sons, Glenn’s Automotive and Hi-Line Collision), gave rides to 206 New Year’s Eve celebrants Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. According to Search and Rescue...

 

City to Consider Expanding GPD Jurisdiction

The Glasgow City Council is expected to take up the issue of expanding the Glasgow Police Department’s arrest authority out five miles from the current city limits at their next regular meeting on Jan. 21. The measure, if approved, would add...

 

Car Shot Up on Road to Saint Marie

A vehicle was riddled with bullet holes during the night of Jan. 5 or morning of Jan. 6, while it sat parked on the side of Highway 24 heading north towards Saint Marie about a half mile past mile mar...

 

Buerkle Hangs Up His Hat

Retiring Sheriff Verne Buerkle hadn't always wanted to be a cop. He just always was a cop. After sitting through a presentation from the then Glendive Chief of Police Gary Olson during his high...

 

Looking Back

The other day a gentleman came into the Courier to check out the archives. He had been coming in on and off for months looking for a certain article. He had a partial clip but no date. So, taking what information he did have he started combing throug...

 

County Floats Marijuana Ordinance

The Valley County Commissioners met at their normal weekly meeting last Wednesday, Dec. 12, to discuss, in addition to their normal business, plans to seek input from the public regarding future county-wide regulations on the operation of a medical m...

 

Hospital Guild Honors Rosalie Palazzo

At their regular meeting Monday, Dec. 17, at Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital, the Hospital Guild honored late member Rosalie Palazzo for her years of service to the guild and specifically for her...

 

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...

 

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