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Electronic Recycling Now Available In VC

Many people browse the Black Friday sales and decide the holidays are a good time to upgrade their televisions, computers, laptops, cell phones, etc. These new purchases replace older versions, which are then either thrown away or placed out of...

 

Local Artist's Experience Motivates To Give Back

The walls of Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital will have a new addition in the near future due to a generous donation from a local artist. At the end of October, St. Marie resident and artist Leith DeW...

 

Lady Scotties Take Fourth at Divisionals

The Lady Scotties repeated history last week by being crowned back-to-back District 2B champions and the team had hoped history would repeat itself again at Divisionals. Last year the team achieved se...

 

North Country Takes Fourth at Divisionals

After clinching third place at Districts the week before, the North Country Mavericks hit the road again to participate at the Eastern C Divisional volleyball tournament which was hosted at Sidney High School and Fairview High School. The goal of...

 

Scotties Back-To-Back District 2B Champs

The Glasgow Scotties traveled to Malta on Oct. 30 with the goal of achieving back-to-back championships, and they met that goal by securing first place at the District 2B tournament. Coming together a...

 

Scotties Finish Out The Season With Wins

The Lady Scotties finished up the regular season this past week with five matches, two of which were double-headers due to not being able to play those opponents earlier in the season as a result of...

 

Montanans Run Out Of Time To Complete Census

Montanans who thought they had more time to fill out the 2020 Census ran out of time last week when the Supreme Court approved the Trump administration’s request to end the 2020 Census earlier than expected. Another consequence of the COVID-19...

 

Glasgow School Board Adds Girls Wrestling

The Glasgow School Board met for their regular meeting on Oct. 13, and on the agenda was the discussion to add girls wrestling to the Glasgow High School activities. Athletic Director Brenner Flaten outlined the proposal, analysis and a survey taken...

 

Lady Scotties Split In Home Matches

The Lady Scotties stayed home this past week, hosting the Wolf Point Wolves on Oct. 14 for their annual Pink Night and Glendive on Oct. 17 for senior night. Both games were rematches for the Lady Scot...

 

Valley County Confirms Second Death

Over the past week, Valley County has added 65 new cases and five hospitalizations to the county’s COVID-19 numbers. As of press time, there are 58 active cases with 137 recovered for a total number of cases of 195, and 12 total hospitalizations... Full story

 

Hinsdale Legion Monument Showing Its Age After 75 Years

The Hinsdale Legion Monument has been standing in Legion Park for 75 years and it's starting to show its age. In order to preserve the monument and ensure the sacrifices of local veterans are...

 

Lady Scotties Split On The Road

The Lady Scotties went on the road this past week battling it out against Sidney on Oct. 8 and Plentywood on Oct. 10. Both match-ups were rematches for the Scotties as the teams faced each other once...

 

Cases Still on The Rise

Since the publication of this story, the Valley County Health Department confirmed 11 more cases of COVID-19 in the county. As of Oct. 7, at 6 p.m., the County has 30 active cases, with 111 recovered for a total of 141 cases. Valley County reported... Full story

 

Second Round of CFAP To Go To Ag Producers

The USDA announced on Sept. 18, following a President Trump campaign rally on Sept. 17 in Wisconsin, an additional $14 billion is available for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs due to COVID-19. The...

 

Savanna's Act Headed To Trump's Desk

After first being introduced in the Senate in 2017 and in the House of Representatives in 2019, Savanna’s Act is on its way to the President’s desk to be signed into law. The House of Representatives passed the latest legislation on Sept. 21...

 

Swing, Swing

Irle School students received quite the surprise on Oct. 5 when they went out for recess and saw the newest addition to the Irle playground: swings. A number of volunteers, including community and...

 

Lady Scotties Earn Wins At Home

After Harlem unexpectedly canceled their scheduled match-up against the Scotties on Sept. 29, the Scotties continued their week when the Malta Mustangs traveled to Glasgow to play the Scotties on...

 

Valley County Sees Spike In COVID-19 Cases

Editor's Note: Since this story has been published, the Valley County Health Department has added 10 more confirmed COVID-19 cases to the total. As of Sept. 30, at 2:31 p.m., the County has 35 active cases, with one current hospitalization. Over the... Full story

 

VC Resident McColly Fills Mental Health Void In Area

Valley County resident Kristin McColly is bringing much needed services to the area in the midst of the global pandemic that is making everyone experience anxiety and stress to some level. Through...

 

AmeriCorp Volunteers Hope To Bring Change To Mental Health

Over the past month, Valley County has had the pleasure to welcome two AmeriCorp volunteers to the community who will be working closely with the Valley C.A.R.E. Coalition to promote health and...

 

Census Count Gets Extended, Complete Today!

In the latest back and forth to complete the 2020 Census amidst a pandemic, on Sept. 24, the U.S. District Court extended the deadline for the completion of the Census. The preliminary injunction, issued by U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in the...

 

Lady Scotties Play Two After A Week Off

The Glasgow Scottie volleyball team has had a unique season so far, one that has not been experienced before. Games have been canceled, moved around and even some tournaments became unattainable for...

 

Glasgow And Frazer Schools Confirm First Cases Of COVID

The Valley County Health Department confirmed nine more cases of COVID-19 in the county over the past week. Cases 53 through 57 were announced on Sept. 18, cases 58 through 60 were announced on Sept. 20, and case 61 was announced on Sept. 22. As of... Full story

 

Glasgow's Nickels Celebrates 100

When Glasgow resident Jack Nickels Sr. turned 85 years old, he told his daughters he thought he could make it to 100. Fifteen years later, Nickels can say he has reached that goal as he will be...

 

The Legacy Of Giving Lives On

“Anyone who knows her, knows she could talk to anybody.” That gift of gab allowed Allison Nichols, who passed away in April due to complications from cancer, to be an integral part of the community. She served on the board for the Northeastern...

 

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