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What I've Learned Covering Ag

As I’ve covered the trade war with China and dove into research on Russia and agriculture for an upcoming interview, I’ve learned a lot, mostly about what I don’t know. Even though I grew up on a farm, in a farming and ranching community, I did...

 

Rocking the Night Away

In what is becoming a much-anticipated annual tradition, the Johnny Holm Band once again rocked Glasgow. The band, well-known to many residents of the area, performed at the Glasgow Civic Center this...

 

Peterson and Buerkle Celebrate Retirement

On Thursday, Dec. 20, friends, family and fellow county employees gathered to help county commissioner Bruce Peterson and Valley County Sheriff Vern Buerkle celebrate their upcoming retirement....

 

Bryan Elected Long Run Fire Chief

Back in 2010, she joined the Long Run Fire Department as a member, a firefighter. In 2013, she became one of three captains in the all-volunteer force. After a stint as a captain, she continued to...

 

Montana Senators Work to Pass Savanna's Act

Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines, both members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, played critical roles in advancing Savanna’s Act, named for murder victim Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind from North Dakota. The bill will improve...

 

Vote on Farm Bill Expected

The conference committee report on the 2018 Farm Bill has been released and could be headed for final votes in the House and Senate this week. The House could be voting on the bill Wednesday, Dec. 12, with the Senate potentially following with a...

 

A Belated Thank You to Hi-Line Ford

Back in October, I set out on a long-anticipated road trip. Years had passed since I last ventured out alone on an extended journey out of state. I was excited to travel and to see relatives after many years. Nestled into my new-to-me car, one that w...

 

A Christmas Confession

A Christmas Confession – I really do not care for the holiday, or the extended celebration of consumerism. For years I’ve tried to follow my own rule of allowing only two Christmas-related activities prior to Thanksgiving: making travel...

 

Corpron Agrees to Plea in Drug Case

In a plea agreement filed Nov. 16, Darrell Lee Corpron pleaded guilty to two felony counts of criminal possession of dangerous drugs (methamphetamine). Each count carried a maximum sentence of five years in the state prison and/or a fine up to...

 

Millennials Are Killing, Again

One important story got lost last month in the incessant election coverage. Millennials, those prolific killers of all things Boomers love, are at it again. This time they are killing American cheese, preferring “fancier” cheeses, such as...

 

Throwback Jerseys

Throwback jerseys. Alternative sweaters. Old school sweaters. The NHL recently announced the list of teams who will be rocking some uniforms inspired by those of “old time hockey, eh?” and I am here for it. Paying homage to days gone by, Orginal...

 

Trade War Likely to Continue

The 2018 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) two-day summit ended without a communique, reflecting the ongoing tensions between the United States and China. Vice President Mike Pence said, the U.S., “will not change course until China changes...

 

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...

 

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