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New Speed Limits On Hwy 42

Those driving in and out of Fort Peck have noticed updated speed limit signs on the Fort Peck Highway, specifically MT Highway 42 and 24, reducing the speed limit to 60 miles per hour. These new signs...

 

Glasgow School Board Receives Eye-Opening View Of High School Stadium Complex

In their first regular session since school started, the Glasgow School Board met on Sept. 14 to view the Glasgow High School stadium complex in addition to their regular school board business. With a...

 

Gilchrist Leads Glasgow NWS

Patrick Gilchrist took over as the meteorologist in charge (MIC) of the Glasgow National Weather Service (NWS) on Aug. 29, following the departure of Tanja Fransen. As an MIC, he oversees a staff of...

 

Glasgow City-County Library Receives Major Upgrades

*Editor's Note - This Article Has Been Updated With record high temperatures these past few weeks, the Glasgow City-County Library is thankful for some much needed upgrades that occurred over the summer months. As a result of the American Rescue...

 

Cooper Located In NE Montana

Natalie Cooper, 15, of Glasgow, who was listed in the Missing Persons Database earlier this month, was located in northeast Montana on Sept. 7. The Valley County Sheriff’s Office stresses the situation is not related to an abduction nor is her...

 

NE Montana Stat Air Welcomes New Executive Director

After a nationwide search following the retirement of Clay Berger, Northeast Montana (NE MT) Stat Air Ambulance cooperative welcomed Brad Varvil in July as their new executive director. Varvil, with...

 

Soroptimist International Group Changes Names

Having a presence within the community since 1958, the local Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA) group has changed its name to Caring Hands, Inc. However, no changes will be made in how the group gives back to the community nor will the...

 

Fort Peck Post Office Reopens After Five Months

After months of traveling back and forth, residents of Fort Peck now have a little shorter drive for their post office needs. According to the United States Postal Service (USPS) Manager of Customer Relations John Sandness operations of the Fort...

 

Two Attempted Child Abductions in Glasgow

The Glasgow Police Department is currently investigating two different attempted children abductions that occurred within city limits. The first attempt was on Aug. 19, where a white male, who was described to be in his 40s, 5’10” with no facial...

 

Firefighters Get Hands-On Practice

There was a flurry of activity at the former Shopko parking lot this past weekend as the Glasgow Fire Department, Long Run Fire Department as well as firefighters from Sidney, Malta and Glendive...

 

Huntsman Awarded Larry Baumgartner Award

During the Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team Thunder (GKST) annual team banquet on Aug. 15, held at the Glasgow Evangelical Church, eighth-grader Haleigh Huntsman was recognized and awarded the Larry...

 

Nemont Gives Back To Communities They Serve

As a way to help out community fairs in the areas they serve, including the Northeast Montana Fair, Daniels County Fair, Sheridan County Fair and the Roosevelt County Fair, Nemont pledged to give...

 

Two New Providers Join Glasgow Clinic Specialty Care

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital (FMDH) has welcomed two new faces over the past few months in the Glasgow Clinic Specialty Care with the addition of Dr. Kevin Cahill as a general surgeon and Dr....

 

2022-2023 School Year Begins

Summer came a close when Glasgow students were welcomed back into the classroom on Aug. 22. Squeals of laughter came from the Irle School playground as kids joined friends they haven't seen since...

 

Two New Businesses Open Downtown

Two new businesses have opened up downtown in the former Eternal Beauty Ink space at 530 2nd Ave. S., Elle Boutique and Tattoo’s by Sam. Ran by mother, Lisa Martin, and daughter, Samantha Dondero, they are bringing unique items to the Glasgow and...

 

Reynolds Receives Facelift

Customers and the community have seen many changes this year both inside and outside of Reynolds in Glasgow. Not only did the inside receive a complete facelift, but the parking lot has been extended...

 

Valley View Home Obtains Another $500,000 From County

During their Discussion and Decision meeting on Aug. 3, the Valley County Commissioners in attendance, Commissioner Paul Tweten and Commissioner John Fahlgren, voted to provide Valley View Home another $500,000 appropriation to help keep the nursing...

 

Water and Sewer Rates For Glasgow Customers Will Increase

During the Glasgow City Council meeting on Aug. 1, the Council gave final approval for an annual two percent increase in water and sewer rates for city customers through September 2027. The initial increase will see the base rate of residential...

 

VC Commissioners Approve Putting Marijuana Excise Tax On November Ballot

After initially meeting on July 20 and then postponing the final decision until July 27, the Valley County Commissioners voted to put Resolution No. 19-2022 on the November ballot, which would present to voters the question of a three percent excise...

 

Hinsdale Voters Pass Building Reserve Levies

The Hinsdale School District held a special election on July 12 asking voters to pass a Hinsdale Building Reserve fund for the high school in the amount of $805,975 and to pass an Elementary Building Reserve Fund in the amount of $332,561. These...

 

Daines and Tester Put Stop To Closure of Glasgow VA

Twelve U.S. Senators, including Montana’s Jon Tester (D) and Steve Daines (R) released a statement at the end of June vowing not to approve any members to the Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Commission that was set to consider recommendations...

 

Cleaning Up The Town

Since taking over as Glasgow’s code compliance officer position at the end of last year, Rod Dees has had one goal in mind: cleaning up the town. With the increase of abandoned buildings and junk vehicles in public view, in addition to weedy lots...

 

Pool Campaign Hits 2.5 Million Mark

Last week Katie Knierim and Kevin Miller donated $25,000 to the Valley County Community Pool Campaign making the total raised $2,518,028, just over the $2.5 million mark, of the $3,304,000 goal...

 

New Breakfast And Brunch Cafe Opens in Glasgow

Mark Berger, born and raised in Glasgow, and Johanna Vasseur, originally from rural New York, have joined together to open a new restaurant at the Elks Lodge in Glasgow. Toodie's Cafe, named after...

 

VCHD Recognized For Their Work During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Valley County Health Department was awarded the 2021 President's Award from the Montana Public Health Association (MPHA) during their annual conference in April. The President's Award honors an...

 

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