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 By Michelle Bigelbach    Sports    July 8, 2020 

Reds Bring The Fireworks On The Road

There is nothing more patriotic than baseball on Independence Day. The Glasgow Reds provided the America tradition to baseball fans in a double-header against the Wolf Point Yellowjackets and the Froi...

 

Superintendent To Get 10% Raise

The Glasgow School District Negotiations Committee, which is comprised of the entire Glasgow School board, met in the District board room on June 25 to consider 2020-2021 wages for the district clerk and superintendent, as well as conduct the superin...

 

Wayfinding Project Completes After Five Years

Five years of meetings, planning, back and forth with various entities and hard work, new signage is now up throughout Glasgow to direct travelers and locals to locations along Highway 2, downtown...

 

Reds Win On The Road

After an unexpected cancellation of their double header against the Wolf Point Yellowjackets in Wolf Point, which was supposed to be played on June 27, the Glasgow Reds traveled to Glendive on June 28 to play a doubleheader against the Glendive Blue...

 

Keystone XL Progress In The Hands Of SCOTUS

As the Keystone XL Pipeline project continues to encounter legal battles and delays, the Trump administration has requested the U.S. Supreme Court to revive the permit program that would allow the pipeline and other new oil and gas pipelines to cross...

 

Koessl To Serve On Trama Care Committee

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital (FMDH) Director of Nursing Brenda Koessl was recently appointed by Governor Bullock to serve on the state Trauma Care Committee. Koessl is one of 15 representatives...

 

Reds Have Rough Home Field Weekend

After weeks of uncertainty of whether or not there would be a baseball season as the state started its reopening plan, the Glasgow Reds officially started their season at home field on June 13 with a...

 

Community Shows Continued Support For Library

In addition to selecting their preferred candidate for a variety of political offices such as President, Senate and House District, voters also had the opportunity to provide additional funding to the Glasgow City-County Library during the Primary...

 

Clinic Receives Funds To Expand COVID-19 Testing

The Glasgow Clinic is one of 58 rural health clinics in the state to receive a total of $2,868,762 in Health Resources and Services Administration funding to expand testing capacity. According to Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital, the Glasgow Clinic...

 

10U And 12U Softball Teams Battle It Out

The 10U softball team had a busy weekend this past weekend both on home and away fields. Their first series of the weekend saw match-ups against Lewistown and Havre in Sidney on June 6, where the...

 

Montana Enters Phase Two Of Reopening

As the state continues to see lower number of active coronavirus cases compared to the rest of the country, Montana officially entered Phase Two of the Reopening the Big Sky plan on June 1. This new phase allows local businesses the option to increas...

 

FMDH Offering New Procedure And Technology To Patients

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital has added a new procedure and new technology to help patients with their gallstone needs instead of having to travel to Billings. ERCP, also known as endoscopic...

 

Valley County Pool Campaign Working Behind The Scenes

The Valley County Pool Campaign committee has been working hard behind the scenes these past few months, continuing to get the word out everywhere they can for the need of a new pool and bathhouse in Glasgow. From writing grants, to adding another...

 

Glasgow Principals Get Raise

In the first in-person board meeting since COVID-19 hit, Glasgow school board members, principals, Superintendent Sundby and members of the public sat six feet apart in the high school library on May 20 to discuss principal wages, following meetings...

 

Glasgow Teachers and Classifieds Staff Receive Raise Due To Community Support

The Glasgow School Board had a busy week of meetings last week following the support of the Glasgow community voting in favor of the general fund levy on May 5, after voters had denied the request the past five years. Due to the support, teachers,...

 

Two New Members Join Glasgow School Board

The Glasgow School Board met on May 13 for their regular meeting after spending time the previous two evenings presenting proposals and negotiating wages for teachers, classified staff and classified supervisors. This meeting allowed the ability for...

 

All-Sports Banquet Honors Scottie Athletes

The Scottie All-Sports Banquet looked a little different this year. Normally held at St. Raphael's gymnasium with hundreds in attendance, a meal provided by the Scottie Booster Club and a keynote spea...

 

Ice Cream Truck Makes Comeback in Glasgow Community

Children and families in Glasgow saw a new addition to their neighborhood last week, the Jump N Buck Ice Cream Truck driven by Kevin Taylor. Over 30 years since Taylor first had an ice cream truck...

 

Rising To The Next Level

Glasgow High School senior Ali Cunningham has had quite a unique senior year. At the beginning of the school year she balanced practices and meets as a cross country runner in addition to cheer...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 6, 2020

Nemont Makes Distance Learning Easier For Community

The shift from in-person instruction at school to distance learning at home was difficult for some teachers, students and their families who might not have had the necessary tools to succeed in the new environment of learning. As schools scrambled to...

 

Schools To Finish Year Online

Governor Bullock announced a phased reopening plan on April 22 in order to provide Montanans with the ability to return to a little bit of normalcy. The plan included schools having the option to return to in-classroom teaching beginning May 7 while...

 

Census Canvas On Hold Due To COVID

During the month of March, Valley County residents started to receive invitations to respond to the 2020 Census. Residents with physical mailing address were sent a paper questionnaire with a unique identification number followed up with an...

 

EMCMHC Welcomes New Prevention Specialist

Eastern Montana Community Mental Health Center, 1009 Sixth Ave. N., Glasgow, is one of many locations serving eastern Montana, providing quality, professional, comprehensive mental health and...

 

VCHD Recognized For Community Vaccination

The Valley County Health Department recently received the Certificate of Achievement – Healthy People 2020 award from the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services. This award is...

 

Glasgow School Applauds Teachers, Staff, Community

The Glasgow School Board held their scheduled board meeting on April 8, a week and a half after students, teachers and staff first transitioned to full-time distance learning as a result of the closure of in-person instruction due to coronavirus....

 

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