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 By Dane Osen    News    December 6, 2017

Nemont Manor Residents Awakened by Fire

Early Saturday morning firefighters responded to an incident at Nemont Manor. The fire originated from a faulty furnace located in the basement. Although it was quickly extinguished, the smoke from... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    November 1, 2017

No Sale on Magruder Property

After failing to sell at auction Oct. 25, the Magruder property remains available. The property is composed of three lots located on the south side of town along Highway 42. The property was the longtime home to the Farmer’s Market. Valley County... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    October 18, 2017

Welcoming Casterline Family Chiropractic

Opening its doors in July, Casterline Family Chiropractic is the newest chiropractic clinic in town. "Awesome," was the response that Dr. Brittne Casterline gave when asked how business was going.... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    October 4, 2017

County News:

As a result of cooler and wetter conditions, fire restrictions are no longer in stage one in Valley County. Commissioners stated that changes reducing fire restrictions have also taken place across several of the other surrounding counties as well.... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    September 27, 2017

County Brief:

The decision to auction off the Magruder property was approved to be sold last week by the Valley County Commissioners. The parcel of land, located on the south side of town along MT Highway 42, was utilized as the home to the local farmer’s... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    September 13, 2017

County Brief:

Valley County Commissioners decided last week to have the Magruder property appraised and to possibly auction off the property. The long time home for the farmer’s market was acquired by the county as tax deed land. The county had offered the land... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    August 30, 2017

Caution Urged as County Road Projects Continue

With several projects across the county currently in progress, drivers are being urged to keep an eye out and obey traffic signs. Crews have reported several instances where vehicles have drove past... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    August 23, 2017

County Brief: Landfill Board Meeting Addresses Policy Changes

Construction will soon begin on a new bridge just west of Hinsdale. Due to begin on Aug. 28, the project will replace the bridge over Beaver Creek on Milk River Road. The contract will be carried out by Tamietti Construction of Great Falls. The bulk... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    August 16, 2017

Sailors Conquer Wind and Waves at Annual Regatta

The weather on the lake this past weekend, Aug. 12-13, provided sailors with a wide variety of conditions to compete in. At its most challenging, they battled 4-foot rolling waves as they attempted... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    August 2, 2017

County Brief

Last week Valley County Commissioners met with people from the Keystone Pipeline and discussed new developments on the project and updates on their plan for the area. Some of the plans include improvements being made to three county roads that the... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    August 2, 2017

Police Charge Man With Arson

The Glasgow Fire Department responded to a fire at the La Casa Hotel on Friday. When they arrived they discovered that someone had started a gas can on fire and luckily the flames were nearly out. The small blaze caused some damage to the building,... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    July 26, 2017

Agencies Combine Efforts During Fair

Glasgow Police Department and the Valley County Sheriff’s Office will join forces again this year during the Northeast Montana Fair. The combined efforts of these two agencies will be to saturate the area in hopes of deterring underage drinking by... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    July 19, 2017

Commissioners Approve Airport Road Project, Turn Down Raises

After recently announcing they will be accepting bids for a project that will span 1.8 miles of Airport Road, Valley County Commissioners have accepted the offer made by sole bidder Century Paving of Lewistown. The company’s bid of $774,477 will... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    July 12, 2017

Law Enforcement Brief: Crash Fatality, Computer Scammers, Nix

On July 6, law enforcement responded to a two vehicle accident outside of Glasgow that resulted in a fatality. Valley County Sheriffs discovered a head-on collision near mile marker 546, roughly three miles east of Glasgow. Emergency medical... Full story

 By Dane Osen    Opinion    July 12, 2017

New Protections for Victims

Governor Steve Bullock signed four bills on July 10 aimed to better protect victims of sexual assault. Senate Bills 22 and 26, sponsored by Senator Sue Malek and SBs 29 and 30, sponsored by Senator Diane Sands, provide a process for terminating...

 By Dane Osen    News    June 28, 2017

Glen Meier Receives Award for Distinguished Service

With a total of 42 years of law enforcement under his belt, former Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier received an award for Distinguished Service. The lawman was presented the award at a Montana Sheriff’s and Peace Officers Association conference in... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    June 28, 2017

County Brief: Bids, Board Appointees Named

Valley County Commissioners had an eventful discussion and decision meeting on June 21. During the meeting, they approved a couple of bids and the appointment of individuals to various county boards. The first bid the commissioners approved was a... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    June 21, 2017

Changes in City Ordinance Permit Use of Certain Fireworks Within City Limits

Changes made to the city ordinance concerning fireworks will make life easier for both citizens and officers around Glasgow on July 4. The change allows citizens to fire off their fireworks from 12:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., between July 3 and July 5,... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    June 21, 2017

Ezzie's Midtown Grand Opening on June 28

With remodeling done to their c-store and gas station, Ezzie’s will be holding a grand opening on June 28 to celebrate its completion and showcase the new store to customers. The extensive renovation, which began last winter, has expanded the store... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    June 14, 2017

GPD Reminds Motorists of Speed Limit by Civic Center

With summer programs in full swing at the Civic Center and kids looking to beat the heat in the swimming pool, traffic has increased downtown. The Glasgow Police Department would like to remind drivers that there is a 15 mph speed limit on the two... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    June 7, 2017

Tour de Prairie Helps to Tighten Up Bike Safety

On June 4, Glasgow had its first bicycle rally, the Tour de Prairie. The summer bike tour of Glasgow enrolled 27 kids and 24 adults who rode their bikes along the tour's route, and afterwards... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    June 7, 2017

Hi-Line Ford Peanut Butter Drive Benefits Local Food Bank

For the past four years, Hi-Line Ford has orchestrated a peanut butter drive to benefit needy families in the area. Hi-Line Ford raises awareness to the cause with advertisements with local media and... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    May 31, 2017

Law Enforcement Brief

It was a quiet weekend for local law enforcement. The Valley County Sheriff’s Office reported that over graduation weekend their concern is usually fatalities and there were none reported. The Glasgow Police Department also wants to remind pet... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    May 31, 2017

County Brief

A lot of road construction projects across the county are now one step closer to being accomplished after this week’s discussion and decision meeting at the Valley County Commissioners' office. The first project that the commissioners gave the... Full story

 By Dane Osen    News    May 24, 2017

Special Election Set for Thursday

Election Day for the special election for Montana’s at-large congressional district is set for Thursday, May 25. This will be the first election held since the recent change in voting districts in Valley County, where voting districts were aligned... Full story


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