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Opheim's Graduates Have Bright Futures Ahead Of Them

The Opheim Class of 2022 might have been small with only four graduates, but they are all motivated to secure their own pathways and be successful. Of the four graduates, Cole Taylor, Mandy Fuhrmann a...

 

GMS Donates Over A Grand To VC Pool

After challenging their classmates during the month of May to donate change and dollar bills for the "Time For CHANGE, We Need A New Pool" competition to help raise funds for the Valley County...

 

City Council Meets

The Glasgow City Council met in regular session on May 23 which included agenda items involving discussions regarding the downtown trees, delinquent TBID (Glasgow Tourism Business Improvement District) assessments from the Star Lodge, the appointment...

 

Opportunity Bank of Montana Acquires First Community Bank

The corner of Second Avenue South and Sixth Street South was busy throughout the day on May 25 as crews from EPCON Sign Group, out of Billings, updated all of the signage on the First Community Bank...

 

5th Avenue Pharmacy Awarded Healthiverse Heroes Award

Health technology pioneer DrFirst announced on May 24 that 5th Avenue Pharmacy, in Glasgow, was awarded the Healthiverse Heroes Award, which honors organizations for using technology in innovative ways to break through the information silos that get...

 

Valley View Holds Community Meeting To Discuss Levy Measure

After spending the past month touring Valley County, Valley View Home’s administrator Wes Thompson and Haylie Shipp, with the Vote Yes Valley View campaign, stopped at the Cottonwood Inn in Glasgow on May 19 to discuss the upcoming ballot measure...

 

Glasgow Police Department's Newest Officer

Glasgow Police Department's newest officer Parker Rapp was sworn in on May 16, after recently moving to the Glasgow area. Though he hasn't been on the force for a full two weeks, he is looking...

 

Welcome Back Dr. Sanchez-Rotunnno

After recently welcoming back Dr. Jahanara Graf as a full-time general and trauma surgeon, Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital also welcomed back Dr. Maya Sanchez-Rotunno as a full-time OB/GYN at the...

 

FMDH Commits To Matching Valley View Levy

Valley View Nursing Home (VVNH) administrator Wes Thompson spoke to the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital Board on April 27 requesting consideration to aid the nursing home financially in their operating expenses. In 2019, the home was cash flowing...

 

Pool Campaign Receives Substantial Donation

The Valley County Community Pool Campaign recently received a generous anonymous donation of $250,000, now making the total raised towards the funding of a new swimming pool in Glasgow, as of May 9, $1,9501,141 of the $3,304,000 goal. The donor...

 

Irle School's Gilchrist Honored as VFW Teacher Of The Year

Glasgow's Irle School music teacher Christine Gilchrist was recognized during an all-school assembly on May 2 not only as the 2021 Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3107 2021 Teacher of the Year...

 

FMDH Welcomes Dr. Graf

Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital welcomes back Dr. Jahanara Graf as a full-time general and trauma surgeon after working at the hospital intermittently since 2018. With her addition, there are now...

 

GMS Students Sign Their Names To Make History

During its state-wide tour, Sletten Construction made a stop at Glasgow Middle School on May 2 to allow the eighth-graders and a few lucky seventh-graders the opportunity to put their signatures on a...

 

Valley County Election Results

Michelle Bigelbach The Courier Valley County voters made their voices heard on Election Day, May 3. With the exclusion of Opheim, all of the other Valley County schools asked voters to either choose a new trustee and/or to vote on a funding levy. A...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 4, 2022

VC Care Coalition Brings Mental Health First Aid Training To Community

The Valley County CARE Coalition hosted the first Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course of the year on April 30. With the Glasgow Evangelical Church as the venue, six members of the community attended the day-long event taught by Connie Wethern to...

 
 By Michelle Bigelbach    News    May 4, 2022

Keeping It Positive Steve Beck Presents Two Seminars In Glasgow

The Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, along with sponsorships from local businesses, brought speaker, motivator, instructor, author and consultant Steve Beck to the Cottonwood Inn in Glasgow on April 27 and 28 for two different seminars....

 

Local LE Spreads Awareness About Child Abuse

This last week of April wraps up National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Glasgow Police Department as well as the Valley County Sheriff's Office all helped support the nationwide effort during t...

 

VC Water And Sewer Projects Awarded ARPA Grants

On April 20, it was announced the state of Montana will receive $127 million for the second round of competitive water and sewer grants that were secured in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The state’s ARPA Infrastructure Advisory Commission...

 

Moon Graduates From MLEA

Valley County Sheriff Deputy Jesse Moon was one of 57 officers who graduated on April 5 from the Montana Law Enforcement Academy (MLEA), which is a part of the Montana Department of Justice. MLEA...

 

Glasgow's MVD Ready To Serve

The Glasgow Motor Vehicle Division has been at 313 Klein Ave., in Glasgow since January and offers services such as renewing your driver’s and commercial driver’s license, issuing and renewal of State identification cards as well as the written a...

 

Prairie House Gardens: Plant a Garden, Grow a Community

When spring decides to stay for more than a few days, hopefully come May, there will be another option in Glasgow to build up your outdoor greeneries. Prairie House Gardens, 5 1st Ave. S., Glasgow, wi...

 

Public Comment Highlights Parents' Concerns Glasgow School Board Meeting

The Glasgow School Board met on April 13 and the agenda included personnel action report, M.U.S.T. Health Insurance renewal, a request to close the activity account for the Middle School Science Club as well as a request to transfer the activity...

 

GMS Student Makes It To State In Spelling

Glasgow Middle School seventh-grader Karsyn Sillerud represented Valley County during the 57th Annual Treasure State Spelling Bee in Bozeman on March 12. Held in the Strand Union Building on the...

 

Just Let It Rain - or Snow - Already!

The past week's rain and snow throughout Valley County was welcomed and even elicited comments such as "Thank goodness for this rain!" "I don't like snow this time of year but it's better than nothing...

 

City Council Addresses Numerous Concerns

The Glasgow City Council held their bi-monthly meeting on April 4, which included discussions regarding the nuisance of pigeons in Glasgow, the trees in the Highland Cemetery that are causing issues with power lines, an update from the Glasgow...

 

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