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 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    July 8, 2020 

VC Residents Honored For Volunteerism

Money might make the world go round, but volunteers are what keep Valley County going. Two of those volunteers were recently recognized by Governor Steve Bullock and First Lady Lisa Bullock with 2020...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    July 8, 2020 

Keeping HOPE Alive

The Fourth of July weekend brought fun and festivities for many in the area, from camping and the John Hahn Memorial Softball Tournament at Fort Peck to the revived Milk River Days in Hinsdale. In...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    Sports    July 8, 2020 

The Mill Grinds Way to Champs

For over 50 years, softball teams from across the region have traveled to Fort Peck for the Annual John Hahn Memorial Softball Tournament. The novel coronavirus was not about to change tradition....

 

Opheim 'Cowboys Up' for 2020 Rodeo

The Opheim Rodeo grounds were the hot spot to be on June 28 despite the cooler temperatures that followed Saturday night's storm. The mud puddles in the arena may have slowed down the horses and...

 

FORE The Kids Cup Tournament

The fifth annual FORE the Kids Cup golf tournament was held June 28 at Sunnyside Country Club under slightly cloudy conditions that threatened rain but never quite followed through. The sun...

 

Girls Softball Ends Season

The shortened softball season came to end this past weekend for the 12U and 10U teams of Glasgow. Glasgow played host for the MonDak league year-end tournament at Sullivan Park on June 27. Under the...

 

Longest Dam Race

All shortness of breath on June 20 at Kiwanis Park was not cause for concern. The 26th Annual Longest Dam Race continued on as planned on June 20 with 263 total registrants for the event, including...

 

Opheim Celebrates Graduates Community Style

"That's been 2020," said Jennifer McAllister, Opheim public school superintendent, as she explained how plans for graduation and the community celebration had been upended by Mother Nature. An afterno...

 

Meatpacking Industry Facing Challenges and Changes

At the beginning of June, Montana Governor Steve Bullock announced the state was making available $2 million dollars to boost in-state processing and storage capacity for local meat processors. The monies will come from the federal Coronavirus Aid,...

 

3 Club Tourney at Sunnyside

Golf in the best of conditions is a challenging game. Whipping wind is expected in northeast Montana and adds another degree of difficulty. Limiting golfers to just three clubs for 18 rounds is a...

 

Another Successful Year On The Milk

Clouds hung over the area all day June 6, threatening rain and lightning. But the inclement weather did nothing to deter the competitive nature of fishermen who came in from across the region to net...

 

Order Up!

As the novel coronavirus has raged across the globe, the resulting fallout has emerged in predictable and unpredictable ways. States across the nation issued stay-at-home orders while restaurants closed their doors to help prevent the spread of COVID...

 

Kids Keep it Reel

Dozens of kids and their support teams gathered at Home Run Pond at Sullivan Park on June 6 to cast their chances at taking home the biggest fish in the Walleyes Unlimited Kids' Fishing Tournament....

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    June 3, 2020

Golf On

Keep it sunny. And safe. A slightly modified catch phrase at the golf course this season, but it is working. In keeping with protocols outlined by Governor Steve Bullock and local health officials,...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 27, 2020

COVID-19 Aid for Ag

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) on May 19. Up to $16 billion will be available to be distributed in direct payments to farmers and ranchers impacted by the novel coronavirus...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 20, 2020

How Now, Beef Cow?

How now, indeed. Ranchers are feeling the effects of the closures and reduced capacity of meatpacking plants. The bottleneck occurring is forcing feedlots and ranchers to hold on to cattle at a time...

 

Legion Baseball is Back - Again, Maybe

The game of cautiously optimistic wait-and-see continues for the Glasgow Reds this year. But hope is winning out. “As long as we get to Phase 2, we will have a season,” said Board President Mike Pehlke. Recent reporting said that American Legion...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 13, 2020

Where's the Beef? It's Local

While Valley County has not a single confirmed case of COVID-19, the local community is still feeling the effects of the global pandemic in other ways. The county went through the state-wide...

 

Governor Bullock Announces Additional Phase One Guidelines

On May 7, Governor Steve Bullock announced additional guidelines on Phase One reopening to include gyms and fitness studios, movie theaters and museums the option to reopen beginning May 15, provided they follow the strict guidelines regarding... Full story

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 13, 2020

Victim Services Provides Information To Community

Heather Henry, victim specialist for Glasgow and Valley County, performed community outreach May 2, along with some Glasgow police department officers. The crew teamed up with Valley Cinemas to give away small bags of popcorn to raise awareness of...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 13, 2020

Chamber Moving Forward With Spring and Summer Events

“Having our events outdoors helps,” Lisa Koski, executive director of the Glasgow Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, told the Courier about her organization’s plans to proceed this spring and summer as Montana moves toward reopening...

 
 By Gwendolyne Honrud    News    May 6, 2020

Fresh Offering This Fall

Jasper is a stone representing physical strength and energy, known as the "supreme nurturer" for sustaining and supporting in times of stress, and bringing tranquility and wholeness. The stone is the...

 

Sprucing Up the Place

Two Rivers Economic Growth's fourth annual Community Clean Up Day was held April 22, and locals took advantage of the chance to get out of their homes to beautify the area. "We had more participation...

 

Rimrock and EMCMHC Expand Services

Rimrock, located in Billings, and Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center (EMCMHC) have announced an expansion of their services in eastern Montana. The two organizations will be offering Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) as an option for...

 

America's Past Time Eager for America's Reopening

Perhaps one aspect of life Americans have been missing most during the sweep of the coronavirus across the country and the resulting shelter in place orders has been sports. Athletics, professional...

 

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