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Bob Smith Gifts Wrestlers Posthumously

"He was the number one fan for our program," explained Glasgow Wrestling Club president Brady Flaten, "from the little kids up to the high school." The respect and reverence in Flaten's voice was... Full story

 

Scotties Overcome Spartans and Penalties

The Glasgow Scottie football team traveled to Baker this past Friday night for a showdown on the Spartans' turf. The difference between the two teams was stark, both in terms of players and style. Gla...

 

Looking Back To Move Forward

Mary Helland loves history. History is the lifeblood of her store, Mary's Mercantile on Front Street in Glasgow. Everything about the establishment is a throwback to an earlier time, an homage to the...

 

More COVID Payments For Farmers and Ranchers

American farmers and ranchers should expect details on a second round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program payments this week. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has long hinted that another round of payments would be coming for producers. He confi...

 

Scotties Take A Bite Out Of Cowboys

Uncertainty still hangs over the sports season this year due to the novel coronavirus with coaches and staff doing all they can to provide a safe and fun season for their players. The Glasgow Scotties...

 

MT Air National Guard Visits Wokal

Wokal Field, the Glasgow-Valley County Airport, played host to an unusual visitor Aug. 25. A C130H plane touched down, part of the Montana Air National Guard's effort to improve community relations...

 

A Part Of Western Art

One paints with oils, the other paints with words. The two artists of different mediums came together to share their work with the Glasgow community this past Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Wheatgrass...

 

Scotties Roll Over Mustangs

The Glasgow Scotties traveled over four hours for their first game of the 2020 football season. After the long ride in temperatures well over 90 degrees, one might have expected the team to feel a...

 

VC Opts For Mail Ballots

At their regularly-scheduled meeting on Aug. 19, the Valley County Commissioners voted unanimously to move to a mail ballot election, with the option of in-person voting, for the 2020 general election. Ballots will be mailed out for the Tuesday,...

 

Treasure Trail Plans To Increase Capability

On Aug. 4, Governor Steve Bullock and the Montana Department of Agriculture announced that more than $7.5 million would be distributed to meat processors across the state. The coronavirus relief funds...

 

Scotties Ready To Go

The Glasgow Scottie football team kicked off their season Aug. 22 at Scottie Field with the traditional Red and White game, pitting teammates against each other. Playing before an empty stadium, but...

 

Valley County Implements Stage I Fire Restrictions

At their regular meeting on Aug. 26, the Valley County Commissioners unanimously voted to approve the recommendation from Valley County co-Fire Wardens Bob Hanson and Rob Brunelle to move the county to State I Fire Restrictions. The restrictions...

 

Glasgow Schools Moving Forward with Reopening

Glasgow Schools will be reopening this month. That was the unanimous decision of the Glasgow School Board at their meeting on Aug. 6. Board members Mona Amundson, Angie Page, Blaine White and Ryan Fast were present. Superintendent Wade Sundby...

 

County Holds Public Hearing on CDBGs

The Valley County Commissioners hosted their required first public hearing on Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funding on Aug. 4 in the Valley County Courthouse. The hearing was to inform the public about the various programs available and...

 

FPST Performing Arts Camp

"I put my mask on, Wash my hands, Nothing's more fun Than a camp with friends" The camp cheer from the Fort Peck Summer Theatre's Performing Arts Camp sums up how staff and campers are making the...

 

Colbrese Cup Memorial Red Ball Golf Scramble

The sun shone on another successful Colbrese Cup Memorial Red Ball Golf Scramble on Aug. 8. The annual Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture event brought out dedicated golfers eager to tak...

 

COVID-19 Status in Valley County

Valley County’s active COVID-19 cases stand at five as of press time this week. The cumulative number of cases in the county stands at 13, with eight recovered diagnoses. With the new cases, Valley County is now under the mask mandate issued by...

 

Glasgow School Board to Discuss Reopening Plans

“...but you can’t please all of the people all of the time.” That liberally used partial quote from poet John Lydgate has applied to countless situations over the centuries and may be in the backs of the minds of the Glasgow School board...

 

Reds End Season In Billings

The Glasgow Reds traveled to Billings for the Eastern A District American Legion Baseball Tournament, held July 30 through Aug 2. The Reds suffered defeats in the first two games, ending their bid...

 

Showing Off

The rodeo arena was filled with 4-H members, their horses, families and judges for the annual 4-H Horse Show July 23 and 24 at the Northeastern Montana Fairgrounds. Putting their horses through their...

 

Horsin' Around

"They're getting that rodeo action where they can." Announcer Myron Malnaa sounded pleased that not much can deter ranch diehards, who came out to compete and celebrate National Day of the Cowboy in...

 

Mow 'Em Short

The eleventh annual Mow ‘Em Short golf tournament was held July 25 at Sunnyside Golf and Country Club. A record 32 teams signed up to compete in this year’s event, filling up the available slots a mere days before the tourney. A mix of locals...

 

Women Bring Home The Fish

Saturday was all about the Ws: women, walleye, winning and wind. The Glasgow/Fort Peck Chapter of Walleyes Unlimited held their annual Women's Walleye Tournament on July 18 sending boat captains and...

 

Par 3 Shootout

“It was a great turnout,” Andy Newton said about Sunnyside Par 3 Tournament, “especially for a windy Saturday.” Twenty-four two-person teams showed up on July 18 for the chance to claim bragging rights. At the end of the 27 holes, Jake...

 

Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament Reels in New Record

Early mornings. Long days. Short nights. Those are just a small part of what goes into putting on the annual Montana Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament. But the results are more than worth it,...

 

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