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XL Pipeline Update

The projected annual tax influx is $12 million. The two, year-long construction camps would bestow short-term economic tidings on the county, buoying regional business and padding the local government’s coffers. The fiscal boon of the pipeline is...

 

Survivor's Bell Rings Out

It was quiet in the Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital chemotherapy ward last Wednesday. Nurses smiled at passersby and they milled from room to room; patients checked in at the front desk, received by...

 

Running Scotties Settle for Second in Fort Peck

A soft September breeze whistled through Fort Peck as young men and women, bedecked in myriad, wild-colored singled, lined up across the Kiwanis Park grass. They crouched low, awaiting the starting...

 

Football Undone in Fairfield

A winless Glasgow squad traveled west last Friday to meet the undefeated Eagles of Fairfield. Though they fought to annul the specious indicators which pointed to an impending defeat - comparative...

 

City-County News in Brief

The Board of Valley County Commissioners approved the granting of $60,000 towards the repair of Skylark Road at its Sept. 16 meeting. The motion passed unanimously — though Committee Chairman Bruce Peterson expressed concern as to the source of...

 

Running Scotties Rampage to Weekend Victories

For Chase Hughes, the weekend was normal - meets in Frazer on Sept. 17 and Sidney the following day afforded him a dyad of opportunities to better his PR and challenge his fellow Scotties to do the sa...

 

Scotties Football Felled by Big Timber In Lewistown

The Scotties' 2015 woes were compounded by Big Timber in Lewistown on Sept. 18. The team made pointed offensive adjustments in preparation for what head coach Greg Liebelt had called a "winnable...

 

City Government Tables Talks on Fire Truck Funding, Hires New Attorney

Fifty-plus Glasgow citizens packed into the city chamber room at the Recreation Department on Sept. 8, eager to speak their mind at the City Council meeting at which they knew the summer’s landmark issue would be decided. For months, the councilper...

 

Commissioners Approve County Budget

The Board of County Commissioners approved an estimated $10 million budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year on Wed., Sept. 9. Of that total, 40 percent will come from taxes, while the remaining 60 will arrive via government Payment in Lieu of Taxes...

 

Running Scotties Scorch Through Malta

PATRICK BURR THE COURIER Walker Allen, Ellis McKean, and Merlin McKean glided to top-ten finishes, all of the Scotties' top five males finished in the varsity race's top twelve, and Glasgow stormed...

 

Scotties Smoked by Powerful Baker in First Road Game

Glasgow drove the three-plus hours to Baker with an air of progress and possibility at its back. Last weekend's late loss to Glendive dropped the team's record to 0-2, but the performance and the...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    September 9, 2015

Michigan Man Bids America to Recall its Hard-Working Origins

When Ron Campbell of Mount Clemens, Mich. walked into the Glasgow Post Office in mid-August, he did so not with the intention of sending a letter, but with the aim of delivering the town's residents...

 

Scotties Lose Lead Late, Drop Thriller to Dawson County

The bone-chilling wind may have forced the Scottie faithful into thick sweatshirts and under heavy blankets earlier in the season than they'd anticipated but on the turf itself, their red and white-cl...

 

Nashua Volleyball Owns the Weekend

The Nashua Lady Porcupines broke the will of successive opponents on Sept. 4 and 5, drubbing both the Harlem Wildcats and the Lustre Lady Lions, 3-0. Thursday night versus the visiting Wildcats was... Full story

 

Billings Invitational a Tepid Affair for Running Scotties

The four-plus hour drive back to Glasgow from the Billings Invitational is, for all intents and purposes, a straight shot North; painting a uniform positive or negative tinge on the Scotties' results...

 

Scotties Drop Season Opener vs Visiting Colstrip

Saturday night's season-opening tilt between Glasgow and their Class B rivals, the Colstrip Colts, awoke a youthful Scotties squad to the rigors of varsity competition; the visitors squelched their...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    August 26, 2015

Accidents Highlight Need for Vigilance

Two separate highway accidents inflicted injurious damages on vehicles and occupants alike last week in Valley County. The first occurred on Aug. 19 at 8:05 p.m. A 54-year-old Glasgow resident was piloting his 1997 Harley-Davidson northbound on...

 
 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 26, 2015

Versatile Athletes Brave Elements to Compete in Fort Peck Triathlon

It didn't feel like a mid-August Saturday morning at the Fort Peck Dredge Cuts last weekend – winds whipped upwards of 50 miles per hour, chilling the already-cold clime to its deepest bone. But the...

 
 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 26, 2015

Scottie Football's Red & White Scrimmage Ushers in New Season

As Saturday's late afternoon sun dipped lazily towards the western horizon, the Glasgow Scotties stormed onto the manicured sod of Scottie Field for the annual Red-White Scrimmage. "It's what we call...

 
 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 26, 2015

Glasgow Girls' Volleyball Bounds Towards Season

Prior to the football team's hour-long intersquad scrimmage on Scottie Field, the Glasgow High girls' volleyball team hosted its own Red & White Day in the school's gymnasium. A dense crowd...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    August 19, 2015

Ongoing Sponsorship Program Raises Money, Brightens Town

Mayor Becky Erickson’s non-formal fundraising effort has aided in bringing the Glasgow Downtown Revitalization Plan to beautiful fruition. The donation push, which Erickson says has consisted of a few mail-outs and one cocktail party, pulled in...

 
 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 19, 2015

Fort Peck Can-Am Regatta Outlasts Elements

The wind blew hard across the deep teal water of Fort Peck Marina on Saturday morning. Indeed, it tore with such force as to merit the lowering of a flag pole from the roof of a camper parked behind...

 
 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 19, 2015

Glasgow Wrestling Camp Brews Resolve in Scottie Hearts

A half-decade has run its course since Glasgow High School last captured the Montana State Wrestling Championship, a blunt-knife truth which second year head coach Jory Casterline is eager to yank...

 
 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 19, 2015

An NCAA Champion in Glasgow

Derek St. John was born in Parnell, Iowa to Trent and Laurie St. John. He graduated from Iowa City West High School in 2009, where he posted a career record of 182-9 on the mat and won two state championships. After high school, St. John enrolled at...

 
 By Patrick Burr    News    August 12, 2015

Glasgow's First Paint Run/Walk Makes its Mark

One hundred fifty-five strong turned out for Glasgow's first annual Wounded Warrior Project Paint Run/Walk on Saturday morning. The event was sponsored by the Glasgow High School Student Council and...

 

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