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Festival of Trees

The 14th Annual Festival of Trees for Relay of Life will be happening this weekend at the Glasgow Elks Club. A prime rib dinner and auction will take place Friday, Nov. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m., with Brian Austin, of Austin Sound, doing the... Full story

 

Supaman Flies in to Frazer

Landing in Frazer last Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 7, was not a bird, not a plane. Nor was it Superman. Rather, to the delight of students and staff of the school, it was Supaman, Christian Takes Gun...

 

NAN Presents Supaman

Award-winning Native American dancer and hip hop artist Supaman will be performing in Glasgow next week as part of the 2018-2019 Big Sky Series presented by the Northeastern Arts Network. The concert will be in the Glasgow High School Auditorium at 7... Full story

 

Big Sky Series Brings Artists to Schools

"I was in those exact same seats, watching these very same performances." Though those same seats she referred to were in Malta, not Glasgow, the sentiment expressed by Kristen Estelle rang through....

 

Two Valley County Residents Die in Separate Accidents

Lexis Synan, a 22-year-old Glasgow woman, died Sept. 24, in Wolf Point. Police Chief Jeff Harada said Wolf Point authorities responded to a 911 report of a pedestrian struck by a westbound BNSF Railway train near the underpass. Fort Peck Tribes,...

 

Dump Site Issues Raise Concerns

In recent weeks, T & R Trucking, contracted out to haul city garbage and transport containers from outlying dump sites to the landfill, have encountered some challenges. In one instance, a trailer camper had been left at an outlying dump. In...

 

Legislators Fail to Reach Agreement on Farm Bill

The conference committee attempting to reconcile differences between the House and Senate versions of the 2018 farm bill failed to reach a consensus. New work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance program included in the House...

 

Small Business Owners Shine at Minnow Tank Competition

The first Minnow Tank Business Plan Competition, created and hosted by Great Northern Development Corporation, took place this past Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Cottonwood Inn in Glasgow. Inspired by th... Full story

 

The Allure of True Crime

Podcasts, downloadable audio content intended to entertain, educate or both, continue to grow in popularity. True Crime podcasts, especially, and women are a huge part of the genre’s success, both from a consumer standpoint and as providers and...

 

Libertarian Candidate Looks to Give Voters Third Choice

When she didn’t see a candidate she could support for Montana’s lone Representative seat, she decided to do something about it. A former Democrat, Elinor Swanson is running for the position now as a Libertarian. Swanson has been campaigning throu... Full story

 

Horn Answers Courier Questions at Meet and Greet

This past Friday, Sept. 14, Joe Horn, as candidate for Valley County Sheriff and Coroner, hosted his first public event at the VFW. Supporters and guests mingled at the bar and over sloppy joes, served up by the candidate’s wife, Mary. The Courier... Full story

 

The Indefensible, New Defense of the Trade War

Wilbur Ross, defending new tariffs while appearing on CNBC Tuesday, 18 Sept., claimed Americans will not notice price increases because they will be “spread over thousands and thousands of products.” This may be true for many families and...

 

Former Ambassador Baucus Talks China, Trade with the Courier

In light of the ongoing trade dispute with China, the Courier arranged an interview with former Ambassador to China and Senator from Montana, Max Baucus. This interview was conducted an the afternoon...

 

Changing Veterans' Issues

While watching video of Matt Rosendale’s recent rally in Billings, I couldn’t help but feel disappointed, though not for the reasons I had expected. Rosendale, who is campaigning to represent Montana, spoke only briefly, while the President took...

 

Middle of Nowhere BBQ Cook-off Success

The inaugural "Middle of Nowhere" BBQ Cook-off took place in the Elks parking lot this past Friday and Saturday, Sept. 7 and 8. Twelve teams gathered to in an attempt to take home the Grand Champion...

 

Trade, Not Aid

“Trade, not aid.” Pull up a random news article on the current trade dispute/war (wording depending on one’s personal bias) and you’ll most likely come across this refrain. Agricultural producers across the country continue to stress they...

 

A Fair Appreciation: Looking Back and Looking at the Present

Compiling the Yesterday’s Memories feature for the Courier has been a fun exercise in learning a lot more of the history of our area, and also an education in just how cyclical the news can be. So many stories from years ago could be plucked out of...

 

Livingston Art Show Featured Glasgow Artist Cathryn Reitler

Local artist Cathryn Reitler, who has since married and now goes by McIntyre, was a featured artist in the #MeToo: A Visual Dialogue group show at Green Door Gallery in Livingston, Mont. The reception was held July 27, from 5:30 to 8 p.m....

 

Golfers Brave the Sun and Heat for the Colbrese Cup Memorial Red Ball Golf Scramble

Under clear skies, and with a temperature of 84 degrees, golfers took to the greens Saturday morning, Aug. 11, at Sunnyside Golf Course for the Colbrese Cup Chamber Red Ball Golf Scramble. The threat...

 

John Michael Montgomery Caps off NEMT Fair

John Michael Montgomery promised concert-goers his hits and the chance to show off their singing abilities. And Kentucky-born star delivered on both. The man knows his audience, crooning his "1900s"...

 

Relay for Life is Coming, Hope You're Going

This past fall, I lost my Aunt Sue to cancer. The diagnosis came too late for treatment. I was on my way to the Billings airport when I received news that she had passed. I had a chance to talk to her the day before, telling her things I should have...

 

John Michael Montgomery to Headline Northeast Montana Fair

"So, first question, just how tired are you of doing these pre-concert interviews?" may not be the best way to open up an interview with a musician gracing the Middle of Nowhere with a concert for...

 

Applying Doctrine in a Trade War

At times, it can feel as if the only certainty with the current administration in Washington, D.C., is uncertainty. Where ever you stand on supporting or not supporting this president, it is hard to argue that he has been a stabilizing force in...

 

4-H and FFA Livestock Sale Approaches

The annual Valley County 4-H & FFA Livestock Sale will be taking place on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at the Northeast Montana Fair Grounds. A pre-sale viewing will start at 3:30 p.m., with the sale... Full story

 

Granrud's Lefse Shack Moves to Scobey

Granrud's Lefse Shack owners, Twyla Anderson and Alice Redfield have announced the sale of their business to Scott and Libi Susag, of Scobey. The business will retain the Granrud name and is expected...

 

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