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 By Chris McDaniel    News    October 20, 2021 

'They're Approaching the Tyrannosaur Paddock'

Hovering directly above the remains of a tyrannosaurid discovered in the Badlands of Valley County, helicopter pilot Rob Sperry needed to remain stationary as archaeologist Josh Chase connected a...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    October 20, 2021 

Legacy of Fine Coffee Continues Under New Management

The Loaded Toad has a new owner, but boasts the same legacy of delicious culinary confections and fine coffee. Glasgow native Candy Lagerquist has purchased the long time business from Alicia Frueh,...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    October 20, 2021 

Proposed Vaccine Mandate Could Put Businesses in Sticky Situation

With Montana State law prohibiting a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, and a potential Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule that would punish businesses with 100 or more employees for...

 

Newspaper Archives Get A New Home

I am pleased to announce that more than a century of Valley County History is now available for public perusal at the Valley County Pioneer Museum. After the original Courier building was damaged beyo... Full story

 

Glasgow Schools Cancel In Person Learning Next Week

Due to a large number of personnel being unable to work due to illness, and a lack of substitutes available due to an ongoing shortage, Glasgow School District has canceled all in person classes from... Full story

 

Gov. Gianforte Calls on Biden to Reopen Canadian Border

UPDATE: On Wednesday, the Biden Administration took the first steps to reopen the northern border by allowing vaccinated Canadians into the U.S. starting in November. It would remain closed to the...

 

Pillars of Strength and Beacons of Hope

Facing about 200 hundred cases a year in five counties, Glasgow Police Department Victim Witness Specialists Jewel Etherington and Margaret Henry don't get much downtime. "We cover five counties,...

 

You Might Be a Terrorist

Speak your mind and be heard. But, do it politely - lest the feds label you as a "domestic terrorist." To whom am I speaking? Why any parent who attends a school board meeting in these United States a... Full story

 

Oh Dog, Where Art Thou?

UPDATE 4 p.m. Oct. 15. Dog Came Home! Out the front door, Mr. Pup-Pup did dash, Little legs whirring, he was gone in a flash. The hours went by, yet he did not return, He's no cold weather dog, when... Full story

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    October 6, 2021

Knudsen Calls on BLM to Scrap Bison Grazing Proposal

Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen is worried the American Prairie Reserve's (APR) bison grazing change of use permit proposal could have a disastrous economic impact on Valley County farmers...

 
 By Chris McDaniel    News    October 6, 2021

'Into the Wild Sky Yonder'

U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III 77183 of Air Mobility Command (AMC) Charleston Air Force Base (AFB) in South Carolina conducts exercises over the Glasgow AFB facility, currently managed by...

 

Valley County Welcomes Military for Training

St. Marie residents last week woke up to a movie scene straight out of "Red Dawn" as paratroopers descended from the skies during exercises at the old Glasgow Air Force Base facility. No, it wasn't... Full story

 

Wild Bunch Descend on Glasgow

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, or perhaps because of it, the arts have flourished in Northeast Montana. This was apparent Friday and Saturday as 10 artists specializing in watercolor, oil, and...

 

'Hail to the Chief'

Glasgow Police Department Chief Robert Weber was sworn in to his new position during the regular scheduled City Council meeting Monday, rescheduled from last week. The council members were so excited...

 

Sen. Tester Warns of Federal Shut Down

After a U.S. Senate vote Monday failed to increase the federal debt ceiling, Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) said he is concerned of a potential government shutdown. He also condemned his colleagues across...

 

'Where's the Beef' From?

Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) is reviving efforts to force meat companies to place country-of-origin labeling (COOL) on cuts of beef sold at market. COOL was initially authorized in 2013, but was curtaile...

 

New Police Chief Hits the Ground Running

In his new position as city of Glasgow Chief of Police, Rob Weber is getting straight to business. "I want to get back to where we were as a community policing department," Weber told The Courier...

 

Immigrate the Right Way

Throughout its short history, these United States have been the go to place for immigrants the world over. Most of us here today are either immigrants ourselves, or the progeny of immigrants. Native... Full story

 

Weber Appointed as Glasgow Police Chief

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was updated at noon Friday Sept. 17 to correct an error concerning the members who served on the scoring committee. Robert Weber has been appointed by the Glasgow City Counci...

 

GFD Ladder Truck #5 Carries 9-11 Ties

Every time the Glasgow Fire Department responds to a call for service in Ladder Truck #5, the spirits of brothers Peter and Thomas Langone live on. Thomas, a cop with NYPD, and Peter, a firefighter...

 

Brisket, Butter and Better Not Forget the Beer

With expert smoking techniques, perfected seasonings and a bit of good luck, Sam Waters and Brandon Larson have been crowned the Grand Champions of the 2021 Glasgow Elks "Middle of Nowhere" BBQ...

 

To hell with conformity

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is "not about freedom or personal choice," President Joe Biden said during a Sept. 9 speech about the pandemic. During the prepared remarks, Biden announced Draconian... Full story

 

'Where Did You Dig Up That Old Fossil?'

Out in the Badlands of Valley County lie the last remains of a herd of duck-billed dinosaurs. No one knows for sure how the little group of Hadrosaurids met their end. But, paleontologists from the...

 

Glasgow Man Facing Felony Sex Charge

A Glasgow man suspected of having sexual relations with a 13-year-old girl faces up to life imprisonment if convicted. Justice Meland, 22, remains jailed in the Valley County Detention Center on a...

 

Where Were You on 9-11?

Lost in dreamland, I heard the door to my bedroom open. It was my mother, but the sun was barely shining. Irritated at being stirred from my slumber, I told her to go away. But, something was wrong.... Full story

 

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