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 By Chris McDaniel    News    August 4, 2021 

GPD Chief Position Draws 31 Candidates

The city of Glasgow is forming a scoring committee to consider the 31 candidates who have applied for the position of Glasgow Police Department Chief. "I want to appoint a scoring committee tonight,"...

 By Chris McDaniel    News    August 4, 2021 

Driver's Ed Prepares Teens For Getting Licensed

What is the first thing you do when you enter a vehicle? "Put on my seat belt," replied Abigail Kulczyk, 14, an incoming freshman at Glasgow High School who recently completed a Driver's Ed course...

 By Chris McDaniel    News    August 4, 2021 

Firefighters Respond to Leaking BNSF Railroad Engine

A BNSF engine with a ruptured fuel tank parked at the Glasgow Train Station leaked diesel fluid onto the roadway below the bridge late Monday night, soliciting response from The Long Run and city of...

 By Chris McDaniel    Opinion    August 4, 2021 

Mystery of Air Corps Pilot's Death Solved by Reader

It was with great delight I recently received a letter via snail-mail from Pat Hallett of Nashua with more details about the late Glenn Davies, who rests in eternal repose at Highland Cemetery in... Full story


'Preserving Our Past for Our Future'

With antiquities and historical documents aplenty, the Valley County Pioneer Museum has much to offer Valley County residents stopping in to brush on their history. "We do a lot of research," Ruthie M...


Northeast Montana Fair

Crazy motocross stunts, wild horses, fair food and a demolition derby are many of the main attractions sure to thrill attendees of the 2021 Northeast Montana Fair starting Saturday. The fair was...

 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 28, 2021

Glasgow Schools Drop Mask Mandate

Students attending Glasgow Public Schools during 2021-2022 School Year need not worry about wearing masks to classes or receiving vaccinations, at least for now. "When we looked at easing the...

 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 28, 2021

New City Councilmember

Lisa Koski has been appointed as Glasgow City Councilmember for Ward 1. She was sworn in during the regular city council meeting July 19. She succeeds Todd Young, former Ward 1 Councilmember, who...

 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 28, 2021

Police Seek Public Help to ID Vandals

The Glasgow Police Department is investigating several incidents of vandalism which have occurred across the city since May. In late May there was eggings reported, said GPD Interim Chief Tyler...


DNC Working to Snoop on Text Messages

Wow. We really are living in George Orwell's "1984." Or, at least, such a possibility is in sight. The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is seeking to work with cell phone companies to prevent text... Full story


'The Game is Afoot'

Shenanigans meet Sherlock in Fort Peck Theatre's ongoing production of "Baskerville." The farce is an adaption by Ken Ludwig of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's, "The Hound of the Baskervilles," the third of...

 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 21, 2021

West Nile Virus Destroys Lives

West Nile Virus, "will destroy you," warns former Valley County Sheriff's Deputy William "Bill" J. Soper. Soper nearly died when he was infected by a mosquito bite back in the summer months of 2013. "...

 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 21, 2021

Keeping the Water Flowing for Five Decades

The simple task of turning on a water faucet and filling up a glass is so ubiquitous one might forget the vast amount of work involved in getting it to the sink. For city of Glasgow residents, their...

 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 21, 2021

GPD Adopts New Motto, "POLICE," in Spirit of Community Outreach

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Glasgow Police Department was forced to limit in person contact with members of the community. Now, efforts are underway to reverse this trend. "Basically, there was...


'Git Along Little Dogies'

Kasey Forum, 16, is on his way to the National High School Finals Rodeo in Lincoln, Neb. to compete in cutting. The high school junior qualified for the event in early June during state finals in...

 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 14, 2021

Tasha Morehouse-Mix Appoined as City Judge

Tasha Morehouse-Mix has been appointed as the new Glasgow City Court judge. Morehouse-Mix succeeds former Judge Lynn Gilbert, who is retiring after years of service. Morehouse-Mix presided over her...


Biden Administration Admits Defunding Police Doesn't Work

Talk about hypocrisy. The Biden Administration is now touting efforts to fund police in a knee-jerk reaction to a massive increase in violence nationwide. This comes on the heels of 2020 when the Demo... Full story


Gossip, Drama Aplenty at 'The Spitfire Grill'

When an ex-con arrives in a small Wisconsin town, rumors run rife. But, could this hardened criminal be exactly what this town teetering on the edge of oblivion needs? Thus unfolds "The Spitfire...

 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 7, 2021

Second Hottest June on Record, More Triple Digit Temps Possible

It is time to break out the shorts and iced tea, with triple digit temperatures possible throughout July. "We have maybe some very minor relief compared to what we have seen for the last couple of...


No Plywood Required

Astronomical lumber prices led one Hinsdale man to an ingenious work around, using used pallets in place of plywood. And, while unintentional, re-purposing the resource is also environmentally...

 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 7, 2021

Beware the Mosquito Carrying West Nile Virus

With summer days comes the threat of the West Nile Virus (WNV), the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental United States. While there was only one human infected in 2020, and no...

 By Chris McDaniel    News    July 7, 2021

Valley County Approves Five-Year Capitol Improvements Plan

The three Valley County Commissioners have identified the top ten infrastructure projects needing to be addressed in the near- to mid-future as part of the five-year Capitol Improvement Plan (CIP)...

 By Chris McDaniel    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Facebook Encourages Users to Become Snitches

Not that I have any respect for Facebook, but if I did, they would have lost it. Again. It seems the company founded by Mark Zuckerberg, the reigning Technocrat in Chief, isn't content with only sucki... Full story

 By Chris Mcdaniel    News    June 30, 2021

Fireworks Banned for 4th of July

The usage of fireworks this 4th of July weekend has been banned due to extreme fire hazard due to ongoing drought and extreme heat conditions blistering Valley County. During their meeting Wednesday,... Full story

 By Chris McDaniel    News    June 30, 2021

Northeast Montana SRT Trains for Hazardous Police Work

When the risk to public safety is elevated, The Northeast Montana Special Response Team (SRT) is ready at a moment's notice to spring into action. "SRT is a special police unit that has specialized...


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