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No New Vote to Limit Marijuana Business in Valley County

While Valley County currently no limitations on the types of marijuana businesses allowed, some residents of smaller communities have voiced concerns about allowing businesses to set up shop. "My...

 

Glasgow Senior Citizen's Center in Need of Traffic Regulations

With safe access for members a continuing problem at the Glasgow Senior Citizens Center, representatives have approached the city council to help find a resolution. “We have a parking problem over in front of the Senior [Center], and we wonder if...

 

IRS Reverses Course on Facial Recognition

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has reversed a decision to required taxpayers to provide facial recognition data through a third party vendor to access some tax services. Instead, the IRS announced it would work toward providing an alternative...

 

'I can't catch a break...'

Norm Sillerud, of Glasgow, waits on a a fish to bite Saturday afternoon during the 24th annual Ice Fishing derby at the Dredge Cuts Trout Pond. He sat waiting patiently most of the tourney, spanning... Full story

 

Nemont Manor Purchased by Silver Tree Residential, LLC

Nemont Manor has been purchased by Silver Tree Residential, LLC, of Memphis Tennessee. Nemont Manor, located at 1100 4th Ave. S., in Glasgow, mostly serves seniors 62 and older of Valley County. The f...

 

The Power of the Free Press

A few weeks back, I wrote about a new initiative announced by the Internal Revenue Service to begin requiring visitors to its website to register with third party app, ID.me — providing their email address, Social Security number, photo ID and... Full story

 

'All I am Asking For is a Fighting Chance'

During their regular meeting Jan. 26, the Valley County Commissioners threw a much needed lifeline to Valley View Home of Glasgow, a licensed 96-bed nursing home facility. Both Board President John...

 

Tyrannical Trudeau vs. The 'Freedom Convoy'

Canadian truckers on Saturday answered a big 10-4 to gathering in Ottawa, Ontario to protest against cross-border vaccine mandates. As of Jan. 22, the Biden administration has required all truck drivers who cross US borders to be fully vaccinated.... Full story

 

Well Hello There, Big Brother...

As if tax season weren't already a hassle, now the IRS has gone full on "Big Brother." As of this summer, visitors to the IRS website needing to access the Child Tax Credit Update Portal, check... Full story

 

'Always on Call'

Firefighters early Sunday morning responded to reports of a house fire on Meadow Court Cul-de-Sac. Upon entering the home, the firefighters found a smoldering chair. A resident of the home was taken... Full story

 

Holt to Compete at National Competition

Zora Holt, 15, of Hinsdale High School, is preparing for the 75th annual Society for Range Management (SRM) High School Youth Forum (HSYF), where she will compete against teens from across the...

 

New Chili Champs Reign in Valley County

BrandyLee Loran and her mother Dawna Spaulding have earned the title for best chili in Valley County. They went head to head with several other teams Saturday during the 4th annual Elks Chili...

 

A Win For Civil Liberties

The Jan. 13 decision by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) to block the Biden Administration from implementing its Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) COVID-19 vaccine mandate on private businesses with 100 or more... Full story

 

Keystone Pipeline Lawsuit Tossed

Citing an amicus brief filed by TC Energy, a federal judge on Jan. 6 dismissed as moot a 23-state case filed against President Biden over his decision to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline cross border permit on his first day in office. In his...

 

Natural Gas Prices are Ridiculous

Well I opened my gas bill for December today... Cuss words. I had expected the bill to be larger than normal because I keep my thermostat at around 65 degrees, which is about 90 degrees warmer than it has been outside on those -30 degree days....

 

Studying Pigeons on Cocaine...

“And how about the Federal government? Well, unsurprisingly, it managed to keep spending money we don’t have on things we don’t need,” U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) says in the 2021 “Festivus”’ Report on Government Waste, an annual... Full story

 

Knights of Columbus Donate 100 Hams for Christmas

About 100 families waited patiently in line the afternoon of Dec. 21 to receive a food bag from the Valley Community Food Bank. Because it was the week of Christmas, the bags included a few extra...

 

From Glasgow to Hollywood

A graduate of Glasgow High School who found his life's calling in Hollywood has recently released his first fiction novel, and will be in Glasgow on Dec. 31 and Jan. 3 for two in person book...

 

The Gift of Family

In modern society, the institution of marriage has been and continues to be, under attack. What was once a sacred and holy joining of man and wife has become something people dabble in and abandon... Full story

 

Mr. and Mrs. Claus bid Adieu to Kids of Valley County

After about 15 years of bringing Christmas cheer to kids and adults alike at public events, Mr. and Mrs. Claus (AKA, Arthur "Art" and Becky Johnson) will ride back to the North Pole one last time,...

 

Rod Karst, New city of Glasgow Mayor, Councilmembers Sworn In

Rod Karst was sworn in as Mayor of the city of Glasgow during the regular council meeting Monday at City Hall. Councilmembers Stan Ozark (Ward 1), Doug Nistler (Ward 2) and Dan Carr (Ward 3) also perf...

 

GMS Art Club Has a Blast with Local Cops

The Glasgow Middle School (GMS) Art Club has been busy placing the final touches on a new mural in the Glasgow Police Department Squad Room. "We like to do a community service project every year,"...

 

'I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas'

Growing up in the desert sands of Arizona, there was no such thing as a "white Christmas." One particular Dec. 25 within the last decade or so was in the upper 80s or lower 90s. That was a strange... Full story

 

Sen. Tester Nominates Two Valley County Students to Military Academies

After graduating from high school in the Spring of 2022, Dalton Sand of Glasgow and Cole Taylor of Opheim will soon head off to a military academy, thanks to nominations from Senators Steve Daines...

 

Married Couple Killed at Liberty Road Train Crossing

After recently relocating to Valley County from Thailand, husband and wife Dillon Lee and Baika (Puengudom) Cassel were killed when their pickup truck was T-boned Dec. 6 by a BNSF train about eight...

 

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